FBO Notice Date 09/20/18
BIDS Reference Number 907
Document Type: Combined Synopsis
Lease Or Rental Of Equipment

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

W -- Sleeper Trucks with Trailers SOL W91247-18-Q-0094 DUE 092318Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com;This 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. The solicitation number is W91247-18-Q-0094 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 2005-100. The associated North AmericanIndustrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 532120 with a small business size standard of $38.50M. This requirement is unrestricted 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 2018-09-23 12:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be in the Statement of Work.

The MICC Fort Bragg requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following:
LI 001: TACS Premium/Condo Commercial Trucks, diesel engine, AutomaticTransmission preferred, 4, EA;
LI 002: 48 foot Semi Trailers Flatbed, 4, 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 Fort Bragg 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 Fort Bragg is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bidusing the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement 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 complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerationsor assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulatethe price of 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 the intent 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 conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.
The applicable NAICS code for this procurement is __532120_____ with the related size standard of ___$38.5 M____ . The NAICS code identified herein must appear in FAR 52.212-3 "Offeror Representations and Certifications" in SAM and the vendor must beactively registered in that NAICS Prior to Award to be considered for any resulting contract. Failure to be properly registered at the time and date of award may render the quote nonresponsive.

Will be based on lowest price technically acceptable. The sum of all priced items and the quantity stated in this solicitation will be considered as a total price.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (DEC 2012). FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses that the Contracting Officer hasindicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: 52.202-1, 52.212-3, 52.204-7, 52.204-9, 52.212-4, 52.223-11, 52.225-13, 52.232-23, 52.233-1, 52.223-18, 52.237-2, 252.201-7000, 252.203-7002, 252.204.7008, 252.223-7006, 252.232-7010, 252.232-7003 and 252.243-7001. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil and/or http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses 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: The following FAR clauses in 52.212-5, Contract Terms And Conditions Required To Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders--Commercial Items (MAY 2012), will apply: 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.222-50, 52.225-13, 52.232-34, 52.233-3, 52.233-4, 52.219-6, 52.219-8, 52.219-28, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.225-1, 52.232-33, 52.203-13, 52.222-40, 52.222-41, 52.222-51, 52.222-53, 52.222-54, 52.226-6. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at thisaddress: http://farsite.hill.af.mil and/or http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

The following DFARS clauses are applicable under DFAS 252.212-7001: 52.203-3, Gratuities (APR 1984), 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program; 252.211-7003 ITEM IDENTIFICATION AND VALUATION (JUN 2011); 252.246-70000 Material Inspection and receiving Report, Alternate I (OCT 2011) of 252.225-7001, 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports (MAR2008). Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil and/or http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

Systems for Award Management (SAM). Offerors shall ensure their company is registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database and has completedtheir annual representations and certifications through the SAM website. The Government transitioned from the Central Contractor Registration System (CCR) www.ccr.gov, and Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) https://www.acquisition.gov, to the System for Award Management (SAM) https://www.sam.gov. Any reference to CCR or ORCA in this document is to be understood as SAM.

Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after submission

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 specifiedby the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.

No partial shipments unless otherwise specified at time of order

In accordance with DFARS 252.232-7003, “Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports”, the contractor shall submit their payment request electronically using the Wide Area Workflow (WAWF). The WAWF website is located at https://wawf.eb.mil. There is no charge to use WAWF. Contractors must register to use WAWF at this website and ensure an electronic business point of contact (POC) is designated in the Central Contractor Registration site at http://www.ccr.gov within ten (10) calendar days after award of this contract. Contractor training is availableat the website Home Page, under “about WAWF”. Contractors may contact the WAWF Customer Support for assistance toll free at 866-618-5988; commercial: 801-605-7095; Fax commercial: 801-605-7453 or CSCASSIG@CSD.DISA.MIL

SOLICITATION PROVISIONS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998) This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions 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. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil and/or http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

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.Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http://farsite.hil.af.mil and/or http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible quoter whose quote conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Price and Technical Capability:

TECHNICAL CAPABILITY:The Government will review the contractor's technical capability submission to ensure:1) The proposal reflects a sound approach and understanding of this requirementand the contractor has the technical ability to successfully perform the requirement. 2) The quoted property meets all the requirements of the SOW to include the security measures. For purposes of determining that the property has appropriate security for soldiers, the Contracting Officer will review reported incidents of crime at the quoted property and surrounding premises with local police department to ensure the hotel security measures are appropriate to the area and providea safe environment for Soldiers.The Contracting Officer may search outside websites (https://www.tripadvisor.com/, http://www.bedbugregistry.com/, etc.) to obtain information regarding the quoted property to ensure compliance with the SOW requirements.PRICE:The Government intends to award this procurement based on a determination of a fair and reasonable price.

(a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as ‘‘brand name or equal,’’ the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government’s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that ‘‘equal’’ products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of ‘‘equal’’ products, including ‘‘equal’’ products of the brand name manufacturer, must— (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by— (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modifications the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modifications. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate ‘‘equal’’ products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably availableto the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an ‘‘equal’’ product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referencedin the solicitation.

The following kinds and minimum amounts of insurance are required in accordance with FAR clause 52.228-5 entitled, “Insurance--Work on a Government Installation.”Workmen’s Compensation and Amount required by the State in which this Occupational Disease Insurance contract is performedKIND: AMOUNT:Employer’s Liability Insurance $100,000Comprehensive General Liability $50,000 per occurrenceInsurance for Bodily Injury

Comprehensive Automobile Liability $200,000 per person$500,000 per occurrence for Bodily Injuryand for Property Damage $20,000 per occurrence

(a) Pursuant to Department of Defense Instruction Number 2000.16, “DoD Antiterrorism (AT) Standards,” dated October 2, 2006, each contractor employee requiring access to a Federally-controlled installation, facility and/or Federally-controlled information system(s) shall complete Level I AT Awareness Training on an annual basis and receive a certificate of completion. The training is accessible from any computer and is available at https://atlevel1.dtic.mil/at/. The contractor is responsible for ensuring that all applicable employees have completed antiterrorism awareness training and shall certify that their workforce has completed the training through the submission of completion certificate(s) to the Contracting Officer and the Contracting Officer’s Representative (if appointed) within five working days after contract award or prior to access to a Federally-controlled installation or information system. (b) In the event that the automated system at https://atlevel1.dtic.mil/at/ is not available (e.g., server problems), Level I ATAwareness Training can be provided by a qualified instructor. However, if the training is not completed online, the Level I AT Awareness Instructor qualification must be coordinated with the Installation Antiterrorism Officer (or Installation Security equivalent) and the resultant name(s) of approved instructors shallbe provided the contracting officer or designee along with all associated cost or schedule impacts to the contract. (c) Antiterrorism performance (Level I AT Awareness Training attendance and compliance) may be documented as a performance metric under the resultant contract, and be part of past performance informationin support of future source selections. (End of clause)

If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that youfirst attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contractingofficer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters (HQ), Army MaterielCommand (AMC). The HQ AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourageinterested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as anAlternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with theGovernment Accountability Office (GAO) or other external forum. Contractaward or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, andwithin the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protestdecision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. Tobe timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR33.103. If you want to file a protest under the HQ AMC-Level ProtestProgram, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sentto the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to thecontracting officer for resolution.Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel CommandOffice of Command Counsel4400 Martin RoadRm: A6SE040.001Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000Fax: (256) 450-8840

Packages sent by FedEx or UPS should be addressed to:Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel CommandOffice of Command Counsel4400 Martin RoadRm: A6SE040.001Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000Fax: (256) 450-8840

The AMC-Level Protest procedures are found at:http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp

If internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ,AMC to obtain the HQ AMC-Level Protest Procedures.(End of Clause)

Addendum to 52.212-1 - Instructions to Offerors: This isnot a solicitation for Event Planning Services. For a proposal submitted by an offeror other than a hotel, the offeror must describe in its proposal the technical approach for the offeror's services as a prime contractor. All proposal submitted by an offeror other than a hotel shall provide the following: (1) Valid General Liability Insurance Certificate. (2) Hotel agreement verified, and countersigned by both parties and the authorized agent of the participating hotel , (FOR EX, hotel letterhead). (Again, this is not a solicitation for Event Planning Services. An offer which requires the Government to execute a separate agreement with a third party hotel shall be deemed technically unacceptable).

All Offerors shall submit photographs of the actual quoted property taken within one week of posting the Fedbid Buy.

PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAININTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS—REPRESENTATION(DEVIATION 2016-O0003)(OCT 2015) a) In accordance with section 101(a) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016(Pub. L. 114-53) and any subsequent FY 2016 appropriations act that extends to FY2016 funds the same restrictions as are contained in section 743 of division E,titleVII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L.113-235), none of the funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) by this orany other Act may be used for a contract with an entity that requires employeesorsubcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to signinternal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwiserestricting such employees or contactors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud,or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of aFederal department or agency authorized to receive such information.(b) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this provision does not contravenerequirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other formissued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classifiedinformation.(c) Representation. By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it doesnot require employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud,waste, or abuse to sign or comply with internal confidentiality agreements orstatements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or contactors fromlawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative orlawenforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receivesuch information.

PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRECERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS(DEVIATION 2016-O0003)(OCT 2015) (a) The Contractor shall not require employeesor subcontractors seeking toreport fraud, waste, or abuse to sign or comply with internal confidentialityagreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees orcontactors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designatedinvestigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agencyauthorized to receive such information.(b) The Contractor shall notify employees that the prohibitions and restrictionsof any internal confidentiality agreements covered by this clause are no longerineffect.(c) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this clause does not contravenerequirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other formissued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classifiedinformation.(d)(1) Use of funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) by theContinuing Appropriations Act, 2016 (Pub. L. 114-53) or any other FY 2016appropriations act that extends to FY 2016 funds the same prohibitions ascontained in sections 743 of division E, title VII, of the Consolidated and FurtherContinuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235) may be prohibited, if theGovernment determines that the Contractor is not in compliance with theprovisions of this clause.(2) The Government may seek any available remedies in the event theContractor fails to perform in accordance with the terms and conditions of thecontract as a result of Government action under this clause.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/5c9df2071ae32a33809f479608a515a2