Jan 03, 2018 1:26 pm
Jan 16, 2018 5:04 pm
Track Changes 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 and the accompanying attachments. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This combined synopsis / solicitation is being issued as a request for quotation (RFQ) NB688000-18-00565 utilizing simplified acquisition procedures authorized by FAR Subpart 13.5. This is a small business set aside.
All communications and documents must include the solicitation number. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 333314 with a small business size standard of 500. The contracting officer will not use, nor shall this solicitation be, subject to the formal source selection procedures described in FAR Part 15. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-96.
This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The potential quoter shall submit a Quote to be received no later than January 17, 2018 at 05:00 pm Mountain, which must include the following: Company name, address, phone numbers, DUNS number, itemized quote including all minimum specifications and options. Quotes shall be delivered via email to Marc Zurasky, Contract Specialist at email@example.com
Please direct any questions regarding this solicitation to Marc Zurasky, Contract Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than January 9, 2017 at 01:00 pm Mountain.
Your quote must meet all requirements of FAR 52.212-1, as well as include the following information:
• Information sufficient to demonstrate you can meet or exceed the requirements.
• Firm fixed price quote for two (2) high power short pulse optical amplifiers in the 1535 nm to 1565 nm window.
• Payment Terms: Net 30.
• The requested delivery is within 8 Weeks after receipt of the order (ARO). FOB Destination for delivery to NIST, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305. Delivery point of contact will be provided upon award.
• Company DUNS No. To be eligible for this award, the quoter must be registered with the System for Award Management at www.sam.gov
., and have completed the Representations and Certifications therein for the specified NAICS code, or submit separate Representations and Certifications if the specified NAICS code is not listed in their SAM registration.
The provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial, applies to this acquisition. Quoter shall clearly demonstrate their ability to meet the technical requirements and deliverable schedule as outlined in this solicitation. Quote shall include shipping costs. NIST reserves the right to ship under NIST provided account.
BASIS OF AWARD: Award shall be made to the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) quote, based upon the technical specifications as detailed within the attached Specifications. This will be a firm fixed price purchase order. The Government intends to evaluate quotations and issue a purchase order based on the initial quotations received. Therefore, the quoter's initial quotation should contain the quoter's best terms from a price and technical standpoint. The Government reserves the right to request revised quotations from, or negotiate final purchase order terms with, one or more, but not all, quoters if later determined by the Contracting Officer to be necessary. However, the Contracting Officer will not establish a competitive range, conduct discussions, or otherwise use the procedures described at FAR 15.306. The Government may reject any or all quotations if such action is in the public interest; and issue a purchase order to other than the quoter with the lowest priced quotation.
TECHNICAL CAPABILITY: Evaluation of Technical Capability will be based on the information provided in the quotation. Documentation submitted in the quotation shall be evaluated to determine that the proposed equipment meets or exceeds the Governments minimum required specifications. Failure to clearly and unambiguously demonstrate this will result in an "unacceptable" technical rating.
PRICE: Price shall be evaluated for reasonableness.