This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is 88310318R00001 and is issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP). This request does not commit the Government to pay any costs incurredin the preparation or the submission of this proposal or to contract for supplies or services. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95 effective Jan13, 2017. This is a fixed price Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, requirement under NAICS 322219, Other Paperboard Container Manufacturing. This IDIQ contract has fixed unit prices with a base period of twelve (12) months plus four (4) twelve (12) month option periods.
Schedule of Prices see Attachment 1.
Specifications/Drawings see Attachment 2.
Shipping Destination see Attachment 3.
The following clauses and provisions are incorporated and are to remain in full force in any resultant fixed price contract and associated delivery order:
FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items (Jan 2017) Delete Paragraph h, Multiple Awards;
EVALUATION-The Government reserves the right to award without discussions. Award will be made to the offeror whose proposal in response to the RFP will be most advantageous to the Government. Best value for this award will be obtained through a lowest price technically acceptable evaluation. For evaluation purposes, the fixed price for each Contract Line Item Number (CLIN) will be determined by multiplying the fixed unit price by the maximum quantity of units, and the total fixed price will be determined by summing the fixed price of all CLINs (base and option years).
FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (Jan 2017) -
The offeror shall complete only paragraphs (b) of this provision if the Offeror has completed the annual representations and certification electronically via the System for Award Management (SAM) Web site located at http://www.sam.gov/portal. If the Offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically, the Offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (u) of this provision
FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (Jan 2017);
FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (Jan 2017).
Paragraph (a) of this clause incorporates by reference the following FAR clauses:
52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015),
52.233-3, Protest After Award (Aug 1996),
52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach ofContract Claim (Oct 2004).
Paragraph (b) of this clause incorporates by reference the following FAR clauses:
52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sep2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995),
52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2016),
52.222-3, Convict Labor (Jun 2003),
52.222-19, Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Oct 2016),
52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015),
52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sep 2016),
52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015),
52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workerswith Disabilities (Jul 2014),
52.222-37, Employment reports on Veterans (Feb 2016),
52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging while Driving (Aug 2011),
52.225-1, Buy American Act--Supplies (May 2014),
52.225-13, Restriction on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008),
52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - Central Contractor Registration (Jul 2013),
52.232-36, Payment by Third Party (May 2014).
FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, (Jan 2017) Addendum see Attachment 4.
FAR 52.209-4, First Article Approval-Government Testing (Sep 1989) is required see Attachment 4.
FAR 52.216-18, Ordering (Oct 1995) - Individual orders will be placed against this contract and will indicate the respective item quantities and the shipping address for delivery see Attachment 4.
Submission of Proposals: One copy of each proposal should be received by 10:00 AM EST on December 6, 2017 and should be mailed or emailed to:
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Attention: Narciso Cruz, Contract Specialist
8601 Adelphi Road, Room 3340
College Park, MD 20740-6001
Offerors submitting via e-mail are cautioned to allow one extra business dayfor delivery and confirm receipt of proposal.
Questions regarding this solicitation must be submitted in writing to Narciso Cruz no later than 10:00 AM EST on November 29, 2017 to be considered. Please allow one extra business day for delivery and receipt if proposal is sent via e-mail, as the e-mail will need to pass through IT security. Telephonic responses will not be processed.