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February 13, 2012


United States of America

GSA Global Supply         

1500 E. Bannister Road

Kansas City, Missouri 64131


Phone:   (816) 926-3582

Email:   katie.norton@gsa.gov




Please submit your response by close of business Thursday, February 16, 2012 via the above email.

Important:  This is a request for quotations, and quotations furnished are not offers.  This request does not commit the Government to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of the submission of this quotation, or to contract for supplies or services.  Supplies are of domestic origin unless otherwise indicated by quoter.  If you are unable to quote, please so indicate on this form and return.


Please review the attached item purchase description(s).


Delivery shall be FOB Destination. 


Shipment time ____________________ARO (After receipt of order)   


Price is valid through ____________________________


Vendor's Minimum Order Amount, if any:___________________


Business size: Large _______ or Small ________

Vendor's DUNS Number:  ____________________________________


Name & address of vendor and signature of quoter: 




City:_________________________________    State:________________

Telephone:  _____________________________FAX: _________________


Print name:___________________________________________________


         Signature:____________________________________ Date:_________



PLEASE NOTE:  Effective October 1, 2003 all vendors seeking to do business with the Federal Government are required to register with the Central Contract Registration at www.ccr.gov.  If you are not registered and are not willing to register we will not be able make an award to your firm.


Return pages 1 through 2.  Failure to return all pages will result in your quote being removed from consideration.


Please provide pricing for the following NSN(s). See description(s) below.





Unit price






5180-01-117-7210    UI: SE





U S Army Aviation And Missile Command                                            

Redstone Arsenal

Part Number: AA5180-100-25 (drawing)


End Item Identification: Aviation Ground System Sets, Kits, And Outfits, Aircraft Group





Mark each tool in a permanent and legible manner with drawing number, manufacturer's name or identifying symbol, and country of origin




Each item Shall Be Marked in a Permanent and Legible Manner with:


1) Manufacturer's Part Number

2) Manufacturer's Name or Identifying Symbol, and

3) Country of Origin




Shall be in accordance with the latest Edition of ASTM D 3951-98, "Practice for Commercial Packaging" available at www.ASTM.org.




The unit packages shall be packed in a close fitting fiberboard box in compliance with the Uniform Freight Classification and the National Motor Freight Classification requirements of Rules, Item 222, Sec. 3., Minimum 200 psi, or Edge Crush Test (ECT) 32 Lbs. per Inch Width.




All unit, intermediate, transport packages and unit loads shall be marked and bar coded for delivery to civilian activities in accordance with the latest version of FED-STD-123, "Marking For Shipment (Civil Agencies)", or marked and bar coded for delivery to military activities in accordance with the latest version of MIL-STD-129, "Military Marking For Shipment and Storage".  "Latest version" is defined as the version in effect on the date of bid submittal. Federal Standards and Military Standards can be accessed on-line via the Defense Logistics Agency's "Assist" Quicksearch web site:





Pallet Configuration: The pallets shall be 48-inch length x 40-inch width, general purpose, four-way entry, flush stringer, double-face non-reversible pallets. Pallet lumber used shall be bark free.


Pallet Load Size:  The load plus the pallet shall have a maximum height of 53 inches and shall not exceed 2500 pounds in weight for shipments to Eastern Distribution Center (Burlington).  The palletized load shall not exceed 2000 pounds in weight for shipments to the Western Distribution Center (Sharpe).


Pallet Load Configuration:  The containers or items shall be placed in a suitable pattern to form a stable and balanced load. Palletized loads shall be secured to the pallet to insure that the load arrives intact.


Stacking Strength:  The pallet plus the load shall be capable of supporting three additional like loads without any product damage and without the load or the pallet collapsing.  Vertical, horizontal, or filler reinforcement may be added as necessary to provide strength.


Partial Palletized Loads:  Less than one-half pallet loads shall not be used for stacking, unless load is balanced on pallet.  The partial palletized load shall be used for top loading only.


Notice of special requirements for shipment to all countries that have endorsed the IPPC Guidelines for treatment of non-manufactured wood packaging:  The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) has approved and published  Guidelines for Regulating Wood Packaging Material in International Trade . Countries endorsing the IPPC Guidelines are found at the website given below.  General Services Administration Acquisition Manual (GSAM) Clause 552.211-89 requires non-manufactured wood pallets and other non-manufactured wood packaging material used to pack items for delivery to or through IPPC countries be marked and properly treated in accordance with IPPC guidelines. Pallets and packing material shipped to FAS distribution facilities designated for possible delivery to the countries endorsing the IPPC Guidelines will comply with DLAD 47.305-1, and MIL-STD-2073-1.


Package File Description
Unspecified NSN 5180-01-11-7210 RFQ Posting.doc RFQ Posting
Unspecified 5180-01-117-7210 Drawing.pdf Drawing