FBO Notice Date 01/22/18
BIDS Reference Number 229
Document Type: Modification
Electric Wire & Power & Distribution Equipment

Department of the Army, FedBid, FedBid.com -- for Department of Army procurements only, 22030

61 -- AGM Battery Group 31 Sealed Maint. Free SOL W91151-18-T-KB02PRESOL DUE 020218Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com;CANCELLATION NOTICE: Bids are being solicited under solicitation number W91151-18-T-KB02. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.If your company can provide the product/services listed on the solicitation and comply with all of the solicitation instructions, please respond to this notice. To view the specifications, please go to www.FedBid.com and reference Buy No. 906383.

GSA Schedule Bids Only: Sellers bidding on this opportunity MUST have the items requested on an existing GSA Schedule. The Schedule must either be in the Seller's name or the Seller must be able to document its ability to act as an agent of a partner's Schedule. Sellers must not bid more than their applicable contract ceiling price, excluding the FedBid Fee, for contract-specific items. If FedBid receives notice that, due to inclusion of the FedBid Fee, the Selected Bid's line item pricing is higher than the Selected Seller's applicable published government contract pricing, the FedBid Fee will be reduced to ensure the Selected Bid's line item pricing does not exceed the Selected Seller's applicable contract pricing. Sellers may offer Open Market items only in accordance with the approved Terms and Conditions of their respective GSA Schedule AND upon approval from the soliciting Contracting Officer. Information regarding GSA Schedules can be found at www.GSA.gov.

This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2018-02-02 12:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Fort Hood, TX 76544.

The MICC Fort Hood requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following:
LI 001: AGM Battery Group 31 Sealed Maint. Free, 500, EA;
Solicitation and Buy Attachments
***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***

For this solicitation, MICC FortHood intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitatedby the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. A Seller may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Fort Hood is taking this action in an effort to improve both seller access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, completed, real-time bids.All responsible Sellers that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Sellers that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Sellers that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Sellers may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should Sellers require additional clarification, contact FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.

Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.
In responding to this request for quote, you must provide the manufacturer'sname and part numbers AND salient characteristics of the items you areproposing to sell to the Government. Regardless of the terminology used ineach RFQ ("Brand Name or Equal", or "meet minimum stated specifications),the information describing what you are offering must be physically writteninto the seller's bid specification block. Salient characteristics aredefined as "pronounced features of an item that identify it describe itssize and composition, functional intent, and/or operational capabilities orlimits." When researching product capabilities, you must, as a minimum,respond with feature for feature comparisons in order for your product to betechnically evaluated for sufficiency. Responses such as "bidding exactmatch", "as specified", or cutting and pasting the Government'sspecification information into the seller's bid specification block are notacceptable responses. Offerors who respond in any of the three examplesdirectly above will be eliminated from the competition without considerationof their offer. If you are bidding the same product as is being requested,your seller bid specification should indicate: "Bidding on Manufacturer(Insert Name) and Part Number (Insert Number). If you are bidding on an "orequal" product, your seller bid specification must state: Bidding onManufacturer (Insert Name) and Part Number (Insert Number), containing thefollowing salient characteristics (insert salient characteristics). If yourresponse does not contain all of the required information called out in thisnotice, your quote will be determined nonresponsive and will not beconsidered for award.

The apparent awardee shall acknowledge acceptanceof any and all re-postings (amendments), in writing, prior to any award resulting from this solicitation.

The applicable NAICS code for this procurementis _335911________with the related size standard of __500__Employees______. TheNAICS code identified herein must appear in FAR 52.212-3 "OfferorRepresentations and Certifications" in SAM and the vendor must be activelyregistered in that NAICS prior to receipt of quote in order to receive anaward. Offeror are reminded that failure to comply “shall render their quoteas non-responsive.”

Fedbid is a mechanism used by this office to solicit for common usecommercial items in accordance with FAR 13.5. Fedbid is NOT a forum forfiling protests against the Government. Attempts to file protests throughFedbid will not be considered legitimate as they do not conform to therequirements in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). It is preferablethat disputes and protests be resolved as quickly as possible at the lowestlevel possible before considering the more formal process described below.The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties toseek resolution of their concerns within AMC, as an Alternate DisputeResolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the GovernmentAccountability Office (GAO) or other external forum. Contract award orperformance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and withinthe same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goalis to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely,protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.10. If youwant to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest mustrequest resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. Allother agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer forresolution. The address for filing a protest directly with AMC is: Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road Rm: A6SE040.001 Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000 Fax: (256) 450-8840 or e-mail: usarmy.redstone.usamc.mbx.protests@mail.mil. Packages sent FederalExpress or UPS should be addressed to: HQ Army Material CommandOffice of Command Counsel 9301 Chapek Rd, Rm 2-1SE3401 Ft Belvoir, VA22060-5527. The AMC-Level Protest procedures are found at:http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp. If internet access is notavailable, contact the HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-Level Protest procedures.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms andconditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation- Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy ofthe listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms andConditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/.

The Contractor shall NOT make partial line item shipments against any resulting purchase order/contract issued as a result of this solicitation; e.g., if a line item on the contract reads - Computer, 10 each, the contractor shall NOT ship 3 computers on one shipment and 7 computers on a second shipment. Failure to adhere to this requirement will result in invoices being rejected in WAWF and/or a delay in payment for non-conforming shipped quantities.

Company must be registered on System for Award Management(SAM) prior to receipt of quote in order to receive an award. Offeror arereminded that failure to comply “shall render their quote asnon-responsive.” If company is not registered in SAM, they may do so bygoing to SAM web site at www.sam.gov.

Proposed responders must submit any questions concerning this solicitation before (date), (time), to reasonably expect a response from the Government. Those questions not received within the prescribed date will not be considered.

New equipment ONLY, NO remanufactured products

FOB Destination CONUS (CONtinental U.S.)

Bid MUST be good for 30 days, after submission. No partial bids will be accepted.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/6ac6662f4096781eab3834410ef85c7f