FBO Notice Date 11/16/17
BIDS Reference Number 515
Document Type: Combined Synopsis
Ship And Marine Equipment

Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (USCG), USCG Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) Procurement Branch 2, 94612-5249

20 -- Brand Name Requirement for Gems Sensors parts SOL 70Z085-18-Q-P4532900 DUE 120117 POC Mitchell A. Robison, Phone 5106375968, Email mitchell.a.robison@uscg.mil -CHAD GINTER, SK2, Phone 510-637-5993, Email CHAD.E.GINTER@USCG.MILThis is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Request for Quotations number is 70Z085-18-Q-P4532900 and is issued as a request for quotes (RFQ). This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This Request for Quotations incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-65 dated January 29, 2013. The NAICS Code is 334513. The small business size standard is 750. This is a 100% small business set-aside. Prospective Offerors are responsible for downloading the solicitation and any amendments. It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor FedBizOpps website for the release of any amendments to this solicitation. The contract will be awarded on a firm-fixed-price basis using simplified acquisition procedures in accordance with FAR Part 13.5.


The United States Coast Guard Surface Forces Logistics Center has a requirement for the following supplies:

See SF-1449.
This is a Brand Name requirement. See JOTFOC
Include freight costs in quote.
Place of Delivery:
USCGC Saginaw
South Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36615


1. 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998)

This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The full text of FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.arnet.gov/far/index.html.

FAR 52.204-4 Printed or Copied Double-sided on Recycled Paper (AUG 2000)

FAR 52.204-6 Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number (JUN 1999)

FAR 52.211-15 Defense Priorities and Allocation System Rating (APR 2008) D0 A3 rating

FAR 52.217-5 Evaluation of Options (JUL 1990)

FAR 52.222-1 Notice to the Government of Labor Disputes (FEB 1997)

FAR 52.223-3 Hazardous Material Identification and Material Safety Data (JAN1997) Alt I (JUL 1995)

FAR 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)

FAR 52.245-4 Government-Furnished Property (Short Form) (JUN 2003)

HSAR 3052.209-72 Organizational Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest


2.FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items (Jun 2008). Parties responding to this solicitation may submit their offer in accordance withtheir standard commercial practices (e.g. on company letterhead, formal quote form, etc.) but must include the following information: 1) company's complete mailing and remittance addresses, 2) discounts for prompt payment if applicable 3) cage code, 4) Dun & Bradstreet number, 5) Taxpayer ID number and 6) Pricing,and Delivery information,. (7) Offerors are instructed to include a completed copy of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.212-3, "Offerors Representations and Certification--Commercial Items (DEC 2012)" and Alt 1 included with their quotation (the provision is attached), or be registered with Online Reps and Certs, https://www.SAM.gov.


3. FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (Jan 1999). - This is a commercial item acquisition. The evaluation and award procedures in FAR 13.106 apply. The following evaluation factors shall be considered: Past Performance, Price. Offerors shall submit at least 3 relevant past performance references for contracts with private industry or government instrumentalities (federal, state, orlocal) performed within the last 3 years. References shall include: 1. Name & contact information of the point of contract (PM/COR), 2. Name of Organization, 3. A brief description of service, 4. Contract Number/Task Order 5. Status (Prime or Sub). The USCG reserves the right to utilize past performance information other than the information submitted with the proposals received in conductingthe evaluation. A Contractor without a record of relevant past performance or for whom information on past performance is not available will not be evaluated favorably or unfavorably on past performance, but will receive a neutral rating. The USCG may consider past performance information regarding predecessor companies or subcontractors that will perform major or critical aspects of the requirement when such information is considered relevant.

The Government will award a purchase order resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The Government will evaluate offers and make award to the lowest priced technically acceptable offer that is responsive to the terms of this solicitation.


4. FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (NOV 2012) - An offeror shall complete only paragraphs (b) of this provision if the offeror has completed the annual representations and certificates electronically at http://orca.bpn.gov. If an offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at the ORCA website, the offerorshall complete only paragraphs (c) through (o) of this provision which can be obtained electronically at http://www.arnet.gov/far.


5. FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (Feb 2012)

The following addendum applies: Address for submission of invoices is

Commercial Invoices

USCG Finance Center

PO BOX 4115

Chesapeake, VA 23327-4115

(800)564-5504


6. 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders -Commercial Items (November 2012)

The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (b) that the contracting officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:


52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755).

52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jul 2010) (E.O. 13126).

52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999).

52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007) (E.O. 11246).

52.223-18, Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging while Driving (Aug 2011) (E.O. 13513).

52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control ofthe Department of the Treasury).

52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (Oct. 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332).


7. HSAR Contract Terms and Conditions Applicable to DHS Acquisition ofCommercial Items (SEP 2012)

The Contractor agrees to comply with any provision or clause that is incorporated herein by reference to implement agency policy applicable to acquisition of commercial items or components. The provision or clause in effect based on theapplicable regulation cited on the date the solicitation is issued applies unless otherwise stated herein. The following provisions and clauses are incorporated by reference:

(a) Provisions

3052.209-72 Organizational Conflicts of Interest

3052.219-72 Evaluation of Prime Contractor Participation in the DHS Mentor Protégé Program

(b) Clauses.

3052.203-70 Instructions for Contractor Disclosure of Violations

3052.204-70 Security Requirements for Unclassified Information Technology Resources

3052.204-71 Contractor Employee Access __Alternate I

3052.205-70 Advertisement, Publicizing Awards, and Releases

3052.209-73 Limitation on Future Contracting

3052.215-70 Key Personnel or Facilities

3052.219-70 Small Business Subcontracting Plan Reporting

3052.228-70 Insurance

3052.242-72 Contracting Officer's Technical Representative

3052.247-72 F.O.B Destination Only

The full text of HSAR clauses above may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/opnbiz/hsar.pdf


8. 25.101 BUY AMERICA ACT

(a) The Buy American Act restricts the purchase of supplies that are not domestic end products. For manufactured end products, the Buy American Act uses a two-part test to define a domestic end product.

(1) The article must be manufactured in the United States; and

(2) The cost of domestic components must exceed 50 percent of the cost of all the components. In accordance with 41 U.S.C. 431, this component test of the Buy American Act has been waived for acquisitions of COTS items (see 12.505(a)).

(b) The Buy American Act applies to small business set-asides. A manufactured product of a small business concern is a U.S.-made end product, but is not a domestic end product unless it meets the component test in paragraph (a)(2) of this section.

(c) Exceptions that allow the purchase of a foreign end product are listed at 25.103. The unreasonable cost exception is implemented through the use of an evaluation factor applied to low foreign offers that are not eligible offers. Theevaluation factor is not used to provide a preference for one foreign offer over another. Evaluation procedures and examples are provided in Subpart 25.5.

52.249-1 TERMINATION FOR CONVENIENCE OF THE GOVERNMENT

The Contracting Officer, by written notice, may terminate this contract, in whole or in part, when it is in the Government's interest. If this contract is terminated, the rights, duties, and obligations of the parties, including compensation to the Contractor, shall be in accordance with Part 49 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation in effect on the date of this contract.

9. Questions and quotes shall be emailed to mitchell.a.robison@uscg.mil. Contractors are responsible for verifying receipt of proposals.

INTERESTED VENDORS PLEASE SIGN 1449 ACCOMPANIED BY OFFICIAL QUOTE WITH A SAM.GOV REGISTERED DUNS NUMBER AND EMAIL TO MITCHELL.A.ROBISON@USCG.MIL

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DHS/USCG/VPLMLCP/70Z085-18-Q-P4532900/listing.html

SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business