FBO Notice Date 11/20/17
BIDS Reference Number 234
Document Type: Modification
Communication, Detection, & Coherent Radiation Equipment

Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, CGS-WO, 22030

58 -- Acoustic Telemetry Systems SOL 40367008PRESOL DUE 112217Name: 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 40367008. 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. 900538.

GSASchedule 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'sname or the Seller must be able to document its ability to act as an agent of apartner'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 unrestricted 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 2017-11-22 14:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be , null null.

The DOI Fish & Wildlife Service requires the following items,Brand Name or Equal, to the following:
LI 001: Acoustic Receivers, 10, EA;
LI 002: Acoustic Transmitters, 20, EA;
LI 003: Bluetooth connectors and software, 1, 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, DOI Fish & Wildlife Service intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by 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 ofpricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. DOI Fish & Wildlife Service is taking this action in an effort to improve both seller access and awareness of requests and theagency'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 unacceptableto 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 andSellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with theFedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.
New Equipment ONLY; NO re-manufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy.

Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost ofshipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.

This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.

No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award.

Payment requests must be submitted electronically through the U. S. Department of the Treasury's Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP)."Payment request" means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment by the Contractor. To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with therequirements identified in the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in thecontract, or the clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items included in commercial item contracts. The IPP website address is:https://www.ipp.gov.Under this contract, the following documents are required to be submitted as anattachment to the IPP invoice [CO to edit and include the documentation required under this contract]:The Contractor must use the IPP website to register, access and use IPP for submitting requests for payment. The Contractor Government Business Point of Contact (as listed in SAM will receive enrollment instructions via email from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) within 3 - 5 business days of the contract award date. Contractor assistance with enrollment can be obtained by contacting theIPP Production Helpdesk via email ippgroup@bos.frb.org or phone (866) 973-3131.If the Contractor is unable to comply with the requirement to use IPP for submitting invoices for payment, the Contractor must submit a waiver request in writing to the Contracting Officer with its proposal or quotation.(End of Template)

To be considered for award, all Sellers must be manufacturer/ Federally authorized distributors of the equipment/services they are offering with a demonstrated capability of delivering the entire order within the time frames specified by the Buyer on the award. Sellers may be required to provide documentation as proof of authorization to be considered for award.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOI/FWS/CGSWO/40367008/listing.html