FBO Notice Date 09/17/18
BIDS Reference Number 638
Document Type: Combined Synopsis
General Purpose Information Technology Equipment

Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command, AFLCMC/WN - WPAFB, 45433

70 -- CAT6 Ethernet Cable and Connector Repost SOL F4F1AV8232AC02-B DUE 091718 POC Loren Fekete, Contract Specialist, Phone 9376567446, Email Loren.Fekete@us.af.mil

DUE TO TECHNICAL ISSUES WITH THE AFWAY PORTAL ALL NETCENTS-2 SOLICITATIONS ISSUED PURSUANT TO FAIR OPPORTUNITY ARE CURRENTLY BEING POSTED ON FBO.

ONLY AWARDEES UNDER THE NETCENTS-2 IDIQ CONTRACT WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR AWARD UNDER THIS SOLICITATION.

COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, 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 Government reserves the right to award without discussions.

The solicitation document PR# F4F1AV8232AC02, is a Request for Quotes (RFQ) and incorporates FAR provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-98 Reference the PR solicitation number in the subject line of the RFQ response.

The associated NAICS code is 334210, small business size standard is: 1,250 employees

This requirement is for the following products:

See attached Bill of Materials for requirements specifications.

OPTION(S) if applicable:

Delivery is 30 days After Receipt of Order (ARO).

The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial, applies to this acquisition

The provision at 52.212-2, Evaluation--Commercial Items, applies; the only evaluation factor beingprice.

52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items.

The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

Discretionary use of FAR provisions and clauses. The contracting officer may include in solicitations and contracts by addendum other FAR provisions and clauseswhen their use is consistent with the limitations contained in 12.302. For example:

(1) The contractingofficer may include appropriate clauses when an indefinite-delivery type of contract will be used. The clauses prescribed at 16.506 may be used for this purpose.

(2) The contracting officer may include appropriate provisions and clauses when the use of options is in the Government's interest. The provisions and clausesprescribed in 17.208 may be used for this purpose. If the provision at 52.212-2 is used, paragraph (b) provides for the evaluation of options.

All items must be TAA compliant in accordance with the FAR.

DPAS rating is DO-A7.

NETCENTS-2 pricing is required.

Award will be made to the lowest priced, technically acceptable, responsive, responsible offeror. The lowest priced quote will be reviewed for technical acceptability. If that quote is awardable then no other quotes will be evaluated. If the lowest priced quotes isn't awardablethen next lowest quote shall be evaluated. The evaluation process will follow Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP) in accordance with FAR 13.

Vendors submitting a response to any RFQ that includes a requirement for supplies and/or services that have incurred, or that may incur a lapse in maintenancesupport prior to the award date, shall include as part of its response any applicable reinstatement fee(s).

Anticipated Award Date is 21 September 2018.

Lt Col Brian Miller has been appointed as Ombudsman. The purpose of the Ombudsman is to communicate contractor concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations to the appropriate government personnel. The Ombudsman does not participate in the preparation of solicitations, evaluation of proposals or source selection process and does not diminish the authority of the contracting officer. Any questions or concerns about this solicitation should first be directed to the buyer at the e-mail address or phone numberlisted, or you may contact the Ombudsman at brian.miller.15@us.af.mil.

Proposals are due by 11:59PM EST, 17 September 2018. Proposals shall be sent via email to loren.fekete@us.af.mil. Any questions regarding this acquisition should be directed to Loren Fekete, (937) 656-7446 or by e-mail.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/AFMC/HSGYASK/F4F1AV8232AC02-B/listing.html