FBO Notice Date 12/11/18
BIDS Reference Number 916
Document Type: Amendment

Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons, Acquisitions Branch, 22030

89 -- FCC LOMPOC - Chicken Products SOL 15B61719Q00000004COMBINE DUE 121418Name: 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 15B61719Q00000004 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 2005-101. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 311999 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 thissolicitation is posted and will end on 2018-12-14 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time or asotherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Lompoc, CA 93436

The DOJ BOP Field Offices- FCC LOMPOC requires the following items, Purchase Description Determined by Line Item, to the following:
LI 001: 25,000 lbs. - Meats, Chicken, Boneless, Skinless, Raw, White Meat (Tender or Breast Meat), Frozen, A or B quality per the USDA, United States Classes, Standards and Grades for Poultry Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) 70.200 et seq. Boneless, skinless breasts must be free of cartilage and fat.Boneless breasts (excluding the attached tenderloin) must be free of tendons. Tendons normally associated with tenderloins are permitted. Tenderloins or boneless, skinless parts must be free of blood clots, bruises, cuts, tears, and holes in the muscle tissue. Slight discolorations and separation of the muscle tissue is permitted on boneless, skinless parts, provided it does not detract from the appearance of the product. Boneless, skinless parts may be diced. The dicing process must result in size-reduced portions of meat that are intact, not mutilated, and with surfaces relatively smooth in appearance. Individual size-reduced portions of meat must be relatively uniform in size and shape, and consistentwith the size reduction process. Unbreaded. Packed in poly bag boxes. All packaging and packing materials must be clean and in new condition. . Products produced or labeled with any phrase “under religious exemption” will be refused.,25000, LB;

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, DOJ BOP Field Offices- FCC LOMPOC 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 timefor the aforementioned reverse auction. DOJ BOP Field Offices- FCC LOMPOC 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. Allresponsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using 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 proceedto www.FedBid.com to complete their 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 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.
As defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 2.101, the terms “offer” and “offeror” refer to a response to a solicitation that, if accepted, would bind the submitter to perform the resultant contract. The terms “bid” and “bidder” refer to an offer submitted in response to an Invitation for Bid (IFB). The term “proposal” refers to an offer submitted in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP). The terms “quotation,” “quote,” and “quoter” refer to a non-binding submission in response to a Request for Quotation (RFQ) which is not an offer.

Unless the Buyer indicates otherwise within a particular line item description, each Seller shall include in its online Bid/Proposal/Quotation individual pricing for all required line items in order to be considered for award (i.e., Do not use the “Included in another line item” function when pricing each line item). If a line item cannot be separately priced, you must notify the buyer through the FedBid ‘Submit a Question’ feature regarding which line item(s) should be included in which other line item(s) and request reposting. Failure to comply with this term may result in the Bid/Proposal/Quotation being determined to be unacceptable.

New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Bid/Offer MUST be good for 60 calendar days after close of Buy, unless otherwise indicated.

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.

This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant toapplicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.

Q&A -Please submit all questions by using the 'Submit a Question' button. This buy will then be reposted with Q&A based on the questions that come in (if applicable).

The Contracting Officer will indicate elsewhere in this Buy as to whether responses will be evaluated for award based eitherupon (a) price and pricing factors only (Bids/Quotes) or (b) price and other factors (Proposals/Quotes). All Bids/Proposals/Quotations must conform to the listed specifications or the Statement of Work. If award criteria are based upon (b) price and other factors, the Contracting Officer shall clearly indicate the criteria to be applied elsewhere in this Buy.

In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Bidder/Offeror/Quoter must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this Buy. Submissions can be sent to clientservices@fedbid.com.

For Exact Match Only Commodity Buys- NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY. The Bidder/Offeror/Quoter may not substitute any item/service listed on thisorder without prior written approval from the BOP Contracting Officer. No otherindividual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers,manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this Buy. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found inthis Buy will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the contractor's expense.

For all buys other than Exact Match Sellers MUST document what they are bidding for evaluation for award. Sellers must include, extended specs and/or manufacturer name and part numbers (if applicable). Failure to do this may result in non-consideration of the Bid/Proposal/Quotation. This information is REQUIRED in order for a seller’s Bid/Proposal/Quotation to be evaluated for award. FAR 52.211-6.

This 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; proposals are being requested and written solicitation will not be issued.

All items must conform to line item descriptions derived from the Bureau of Prisons National Menu Specifications. Any quotes for items that do not conform to stated specifications may not be considered for award.

Delivery Terms: Awards resulting from this RFQ will require delivery on or about January 14, 2019. A delivery deadline will be established upon award. Delivery will be made to FCC Lompoc, 3901 Klein Blvd., Lompoc, California 93436. Deliveries may be made Monday - Friday (excluding Federal Holidays) between the hours of 7:00 AM PST and 1:00 PM PST. All items requested in this solicitation can be stored in their entirety so no delivery schedule is needed.

The Government intends to evaluate quotes considering price and pastperformance. Award will be offered to the quoter whose quote is considered most advantageous to the government for this requirement. All quotes received willbe considered.

The awarded contractor is expected to return a signed copy of the SF-1449 award document to establish acceptance of contract terms within3 days after issuance of the award offer.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOJ/BPR/PPB/15B61719Q00000004/listing.html

SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business