FBO Notice Date 01/22/18
BIDS Reference Number 633
Document Type: Amendment
Books, Maps & Other Publications

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

76 -- OPTION - AGGREGATED NEWS SUBSCRIPTION SOL 0011132024COMBINE DUE 012318Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com;AMENDMENT NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial itemsprepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. The solicitation number is 0011132024 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-96. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 519130 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees. 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 2018-01-23 15:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be CARLISLE, PA 17013

The MICC Carlisle Barracks requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following:
Base Period of Performance: 03/01/2018 - 02/28/2019
LI 001: AGGREGATED NEWS SUBSCRIPTION: BASE YEARSUBSCRIPTION MUST MEET OR EXCEED THE SPECIFICATIONS ENUMERATED IN THE ATTACHED PURCHASE DESCRIPTIONPERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: 1 Mar 2018 through 28 Feb 2019***NOTE: PLEASE SEE ATTACHED PURCHASE DESCRIPTION FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, 1, EA;
Option 1 Period of Performance: 03/01/2019 - 02/28/2020
LI 001: AGGREGATED NEWS SUBSCRIPTION: BASEYEARSUBSCRIPTION MUST MEET OR EXCEED THE SPECIFICATIONS ENUMERATED IN THE ATTACHED PURCHASE DESCRIPTIONPERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: 1 Mar 2019 through 28 Feb 2020***NOTE: PLEASE SEE ATTACHED PURCHASE DESCRIPTION FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, 1, EA;
Option 2 Period of Performance: 03/01/2020 - 02/28/2021
LI 001: AGGREGATED NEWS SUBSCRIPTION: BASEYEARSUBSCRIPTION MUST MEET OR EXCEED THE SPECIFICATIONS ENUMERATED IN THE ATTACHED PURCHASE DESCRIPTIONPERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: 1 Mar 2020 through 28 Feb 2021***NOTE: PLEASE SEE ATTACHED PURCHASE DESCRIPTION FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, 1, EA;
Option 3 Period of Performance: 03/01/2021 - 02/28/2022
LI 001: AGGREGATED NEWS SUBSCRIPTION: BASEYEARSUBSCRIPTION MUST MEET OR EXCEED THE SPECIFICATIONS ENUMERATED IN THE ATTACHED PURCHASE DESCRIPTIONPERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: 1 Mar 2021 through 28 Feb 2022***NOTE: PLEASE SEE ATTACHED PURCHASE DESCRIPTION FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, 1, EA;
Option 4 Period of Performance: 03/01/2022 - 02/28/2023
LI 001: AGGREGATED NEWS SUBSCRIPTION: BASEYEARSUBSCRIPTION MUST MEET OR EXCEED THE SPECIFICATIONS ENUMERATED IN THE ATTACHED PURCHASE DESCRIPTIONPERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: 1 Mar 2022 through 28 Feb 2023***NOTE: PLEASE SEE ATTACHED PURCHASE DESCRIPTION FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, 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, MICC Carlisle Barracks 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. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Carlisle Barracks is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's abilityto gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using theonline exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, reviewprocurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com. Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to completetheir free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the priceof 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 theintent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process. Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or 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 conditionsmay result in offer being determined as non-responsive.
New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

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 of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.

Offeror must be registered in The System for Award Management (SAM), which took the place of the Central Contractors Registration (CCR) SAM consolidated the Federal Procurement Systems and the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance. Currently CCR, FedReg, ORCA and EPLS have been migrated into SAM. If your information is already in CCR, you do not have to reload your information in the SAM website. However, if the Offeror is not registered under SAMit may do so at the SAM website: http://www.sam.gov. All Registrations must be"active" at the time of award.

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

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - 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 FOLLOWING CLAUSE IS ALSO APPLICABLE:FAR 52.232-18 AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS

The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far OR http://farsite.hill.af.mil

The selected Offeror must comply with the Government requirement to submit invoices through Wide Area Workflow. Information pertaining to Wide Area Workflow may be viewed at http://www.dfas.mil/contractorpay/electroniccommerce/wideareaworkflow.html

QUOTE MUST be good for 30 calendar daysafter close of Buy.

The following clause also applies to this solicitation:FAR 52.232-18, Availability of Funds (Apr 1984)

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/88ecf96fb821be9ed8e9f0c05c2e6812

SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business