Federal contract opportunity RFQ-5180-01-518-7804-1 for NSN 5180-01-518-7804 at Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) FMHAC & HSOC, response was due Feb 28, 2014.

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February 26, 2014


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 Friday, February 28, 2014  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






5180-01-518-7804    UI: KT





Kit contains

3 Crowfoot open end wrenches (York International part number 029-22875-000, 029-22876-000, 029-22877-000)

1 torque screwdriver (York International part number 029-22878-000)

2 torque wrenches (York International part number 229-22878-000, 229-22877-000)

2 Torque, EMI compliance, tools (York International part number 076-97961-001, 076-97961-002)


York International part number 377-09109-000 or equal.


Offering on:


Manufacturer's Name: ______________________________


Brand   __________________________________________


Model or Part No. __________________________________


FAR Provisions 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal Applies.




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


Each Package including the unit, single, intermediate, and exterior container must be labeled with the requisition number or Transportation Control Number (TCN).  Requisition Number and TCN are found on the Purchase Order.




One (1) item shall be preserved and packaged in a unit package designed to protect the item against damage during shipment, handling, and storage.




All unit, intermediate, transport packages and unit loads shall be marked and bar coded for delivery to the GSA DEPOT and MILITARY ACTIVITIES shall be 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:




NOTICE: All Pallets transported / Shipped to the GSA Depot MUST be HEAT TREATED and marked IAW IIPC


Palletization:  The shipping (transport) containers shall be palletized. The pallets shall be 48-inch length x 40-inch width, general purpose, four-way entry, flush stringer, and double-face non-reversible pallets.  The palletized load shall not exceed 2500 pounds in weight for shipments to the Eastern Distribution Center (Burlington). The palletized load shall not exceed 2000 pounds in weight for shipments to the Western Distribution Center (French Camp Location). The palletized load shall not overhang the pallet deck board edge by more than 1 inch and shall not exceed 53 inches in overall height (including pallet). Less than half pallet loads or loads shipped by small package carrier in acceptable transport packing need not be palletized. When less than full but more than a half pallet is used, the palletized load shall utilize proper bracing and/or reinforcement to ensure that the load can withstand two additional loads placed on it.


Stacking:  A load-stacking test shall be performed once, at the beginning of the contract, for each different unitized or palletized load configuration. A fully palletized load shall be tested utilizing a total stack of three palletized loads, with all the proper bracing and/or reinforcement necessary to perform the test. There shall be no evidence of damage to the pallets, shipping containers or products when stack is tested on the rigid surface for a minimum of 24 hours, in compliance with all the National and Local Safety Regulations. The pre-tested palletized load configuration shall be duplicated using the same packaging materials, pattern, number of shipping (transport) containers, and procedures consistent throughout the duration of the contract. Palletized loads shall be stable and safe when handled with mechanical equipment by qualified personnel.


Materials:  All lumber used inside or outside a shipment shall be bark free. No used wood pallets with repaired components or stringers will be acceptable. All wood pallet stringers shall be manufactured from hardwoods.  Pallets manufactured of materials other than wood, shall conform to all the requirements specified herein.


Unitization:  For the purpose of this requirement, the assembled group of containers or items in a single load that can be handled as a unit throughout the distribution system. Unitization encompasses, but is not limited to, consolidation in a container, placement on a pallet or load base having forklift capability, or securely binding together. Shipments should be considered for unitization where appropriate or specified.


Unitization of pallet load:  The palletized load shall be unitized and secured to the pallet to insure that the load arrives intact without product damage. The containers or items shall be placed in a suitable pattern to form a stable and balanced load. Vertical, horizontal or filler reinforcement shall be added as necessary to meet the stacking strength requirements. A palletized load shall be secured to the pallet by shrink or stretch wrapping, and/or, by steel or nonmetallic strapping. When steel or nonmetallic strapping is used, edge protectors shall be provided to prevent damage to the cartons when tensioning the strapping. As a minimum, two straps shall run lengthwise, two straps shall run widthwise, and two straps shall run around the girth of the palletized load. A palletized load shall be capable of protecting the products against damage in a multiple handling, transportation, and storage environment having distribution warehouses with rack systems that support the load/s overhead of warehouse personnel.


Notice of special requirements for shipment to all countries, GSA Depots and DLA Consolidated Shipping Points 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.






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.


Brand Name or Equal Submissions:


FAR Provisions 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal Applies


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RFQ NSN_5180-01-426-1986_RFQ_02.14.doc RFQ