FBO Notice Date 02/20/18
BIDS Reference Number 718
Document Type: Combined Synopsis
Subsistence

Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons, FCI Fort Dix, 08640

89 -- MDC Brooklyn 3rd Qtr FY 18 FORM 10 Kosher SOL 15BBR018QTA000004 DUE 022618Melissa Ramos, Email mramos@bop.govThis is a Combined Synopsis/Solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation of offers that are being requested. The solicitation number is 15BBR018QTA000004 and this solicitation is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). PLEASE READ THROUGH ITS ENTIRITY.

Solicitation is for

3rd Quarter Subsistence, FY 2018 (Kosher Items)

For a list, description and total quantities of all items refer to Section 2Commodity or Services Schedule.

Solicitation is a 100% small business set aside.

The NAICS for this requirement is 311991, 311812 & 311511

TERMS OF DELIVERY ARE F.O.B. DESTINATION TO:

MDC Brooklyn
80 29th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232-1305
Contact the FSA or Assistant at 718-840-5000 x5301 x5304 x5305 x5307
Delivery Hours 8 AM to 1 PM, All frozen must be delivered by 12:00 noon

For Items:
Frozen Certified Food Entrees (Common Fare)

For Kosher CRC Dairy & Bread Items
Delivery two times a week: Wednesday & Friday 8:00AM to 10:00AM

-or-

MDC Brooklyn Food Service Warehouse
Building 4, Flushing Avenue & Waverly Street
(Across from 181 Flushing Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Contact Dexter Hilliman, 646-836-6591
Delivery Hours 8 AM to 12 noon
All of the other items ordered will be delivered here

The delivery is expected April 2, 2018, through April 19, 2018 (14 business days) for all items except Kosher CRC dairy and bread items. Any items shipped before or after the required delivery time-frame will be returned at vendor's expense. Upon Award, MDC Brooklyn Food Service or the Food Service Warehouse must be contacted prior to delivery for approval or adjustments in delivery schedule using the information above. Please note any vendor who cannot deliver awarded items within the 14 day window will be issued a modification, so items can be procured elsewhere.

Quoter(s) are advised the government reserves the right to make single or multiple awards. The government will award to the responsible quoter(s) whose quote, is conforming to the solicitation.

Evaluation Factors are past performance, price, and delivery. Past performance is as important as price and non-price related factors. Award will be based on the best value to the government considering the evaluation factors listed above. Best value may be determined using tradeoffs among the evaluation factors, so that award may be made to other than the lowest-priced offer. Vendors who submit an offer concurs that delivery date can be met, unless otherwise noted.

PAST PERFORMANCE RECORD OF "FAILURE TO DELIVER" ON PREVIOUS AWARDS MAY RESULT IN A LESS THAN FAVORABLE PERFORMANCE RATING.
Piggy back offers will NOT be evaluated and therefore NOT considered for award.

DO NOT CHANGE CASE COUNTS!! YOUR OFFER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED! ALL BIDS MUSTBE CLEAR!

SUBSTITUTIONS TO SPECIFICATIONS IN LINE ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED (ex., SIZES, CASE COUNTS). CHANGES TO SPECIFICATIONS WILL NOT BE EVALUTED AND THEREFORE, NOT CONSIDERED FOR AWARD. THE GOVERNMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT UPON INSPECTION TO REJECT ITEMS IF THEY ARE DAMAGED OR NOT TO THE SPECIFICATIONS AS LISTED IN THE SOCLITATION. ALL BIDS MUST MEET SPECIFICATIONS

For bid consideration for any kosher items offered, follow the Certified Religious Diet Specifications Quote Sheet in this solicitation. All kosher items offered on this bid must be certified by and accepted by the Orthodox Kosher Certification Agency or CRC Certificate for CRC items from the United States or Canada. Quoter(s) MUST include a Letter of Certification from the religious certification agency with all quote(s) SUBMITTED. Please submit the Kosher Certification(s) (date valid from time of bid submittal through the delivery quarter) with your quote. Follow the Certified Religious Diet Specifications Quote Sheet.

Products other than canned, dairy, and bread items must be 3 months or younger (canned goods must be 1 year or younger) upon delivery with the date (including expiration date, best by date, sell by date, use by date or consumer by date)on the label. No stamped /written dates allowed.

The completed package should be returned no later than 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, February 26, 2018. Vendors shall submit signed and dated offers to Melissa Ramos, Contract Specialist by email to mRamos@bop.gov ONLY. No fax, hand delivery, nor mail-in will be accepted.

Be sure to complete blocks 17a, 23, 24, 30a, 30b, and 30c of SF-1449 and thecontinuation sheets. Please include your TELEPHONE number, e-mail address AND DUNS in block 17a. ALL offers shall be submitted on the specific RFQ/SF1449.

Information will be posted to the General Services Administration Federal Business Opportunities website: http://www.fbo.gov. All future information about this acquisition, including amendments, cancellations, award letter and low bid quote(s) will also be distributed through this site. Interested parties are responsible for monitoring this site to ensure they have the most up-to-date information about this solicitation.

The anticipated award date is March 16, 2018. The only format in which questions "clarity only" will be answered by e-mail, (no phone calls please). Faith Based and Community Based Organizations have the right to submit offers or bids equally with other organizations for contracts for which they are eligible. All vendors must be completely registered in the System for Award Management, http://www.sam.gov prior to award, during performance and through final payment of any contract resulting from this solicitation.

Do not provide a Unit Price past the 4th decimal point for your quote or that line time will not be considered.

Please review all attachments.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOJ/BPR/21451/15BBR018QTA000004/listing.html

SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business