Federal contract opportunity P14PS00214 for petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations and terminals) at National Park Service NPS - All Offices, response was due Jan 16, 2014.
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for the acquisition of Renewable Diesel (RD99), a commercial item, prepared in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation and incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-75 of January 1, 2014. Quotations are being requested via this notice only. A written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is P14PS00214 and the solicitation is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). The acquisition is reserved exclusively for small business concerns. The North American Standard Industrial Classifications System Code is 424720 and the size standard is 100 employees or less. This acquisition is to deliver and supply up to 4,500 gallons of Renewable Diesel (RD99) fuel for delivery to Point Reyes National Seashore. Multiple deliveries will take place throughout Fiscal Year 2014 (January 20, 2014 through September 30, 2014) on an as needed basis. Quantities will vary based upon the parks need at the time of each delivery. Point Reyes National Seashore will contact the contractor each time fuel is required in order to set up delivery date, location, and fuel quantity. The contractor should have the capability to deliver up to 500 gallons of fuel per order. Anticipated delivery will be at Point Reyes National Seashore, Roads and Trails Facility. Delivery location is the Roads and Trails Yard, located near NPS Park Headquarters at 1 Bear Valley Road, in Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, CA 94956. All deliveries shall be coordinated with Roads Supervisor Jeff Jewhurst at telephone number (415) 464-5158. INTERESTED PARTIES SHALL SUBMIT A QUOTATION WITH A PRICE BREAKDOWN FOR EACH GALLON AND ALSO A TOTAL FOR ENTIRE QUANTITY. Pricing should include the cost to direct delivery to Point Reyes National Seashore in Point Reyes Station, CA. The Government intends to make a single fixed price purchase order award on the basis of the lowest price per gallon. The Government reserves the right to adjust the total quantity ordered based on availability of funding at the time of award. A breakdown of quantity discounts shall be provided with the quotation, if applicable. The following FAR provisions and clauses apply: 52.211-16, Variation in Quantity; 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items; 52.212-3, Offer Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (to be completed and provided with quotation); 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items; 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (applicable are: 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation; 52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving; 52.225-1, Buy American Act; 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.222-.50, Combating Trafficking in Persons; 52.233-3, Protest After Award; 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim; and 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management). Full text versions of all FAR references and clauses are available at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/. DOI Local Clause - Electronic Invoicing and Payment Requirements - Internet Payment Platform (IPP) (September 2011) Payment requests must be submitted electronically through the U. S. Department of the Treasury's Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP). "Payment request" means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment by the Contractor. To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in the contract, or the clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items included in commercial item contracts. The IPP website address is: https://www.ipp.gov. Under this contract, the following documents are required to be submitted as an attachment to the IPP invoice: The Contractor must upload their actual business invoice as an attachment when submitting their payment request through the IPP system. The Contractor must use the IPP website to register, access and use IPP for submitting requests for payment. The Contractor Government Business Point of Contact (as listed in CCR) will receive enrollment instructions via email from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) within 3 - 5 business days of the contract award date. Contractor assistance with enrollment can be obtained by contacting the IPP Production Helpdesk via email email@example.com or phone (866) 973-3131. NOTE: The Contractor must upload their actual business invoice as an attachment when submitting payment request through the IPP system. If the Contractor is unable to comply with the requirement to use IPP for submitting invoices for payment, the Contractor must submit a waiver request in writing to the Contracting Officer with its proposal or quotation. Submit quotations to the attention of Contract Specialist Liset Gomez and mail to Point Reyes National Seashore, 1 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes, CA 94956, or e-mail quotation to Liset_Gomez@nps.gov. It is the responsibility of the contractor to verify their e-mail quote has been received by the contract specialist on or before the date and time the RFQ closed. Quotations must be received no later than 2:30 PST, Thursday, January 16, 2014.