Federal contract opportunity VA255-13-Q-0577 for industrial launderers at VA Heartland Network Department of Veterans Affairs Heartland Network.

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Solicitation Number
VA255-13-Q-0577
Contract Number(s)
657-SC3425, VA255-13-C-0121
Additional Info Link
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Set-Aside
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Contractor shall provide labor, equipment, supervision, management, supplies, transportation, and facilities, for the cleaning, processing and finishing of Government Owned Linen, consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc, except as identified elsewhere in this solicitation. The government will supply and contractor will maintain government supplied carts. When there are not sufficient carts available the contractor will supplement with contractor owned carts at no additional cost. The government will return the contractor supplied carts on or about the next scheduled delivery. Perform complete and all-inclusive contractor owned/contractor operated bulk laundry/linen services for Department of Veterans Affairs, NCO 15, St. Louis VA Medical Center, including the two medical facilities listed below, at the prices indicated in this Schedule. All services are to be performed in accordance with standard industry practices and quality control measures and all requirements herein. Services shall include pick-up and delivery of items to the respective medical center and facilities by contractor personnel. Soiled linen shall be picked up and clean linen delivered each Monday through Friday for the Jefferson Barracks Division, and Monday through Saturday deliveries for the John Cochran Division, including federal holidays (except as noted below). Contractor services turn-around shall be performed accordingly to support medical center operations.

AMENDMENT NOTICE: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.The solicitation number is VA255-13-Q-0577 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 FAC 2005-65. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 812332 with a small business size standard of $10.00M.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 this solicitation is posted and will end on 2013-03-29 13:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Multiple shipping information. The VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: Base Period of Performance: 04/01/2013 - 03/31/2014 LI 001: BASE YEAR April 1, 2013 THRU March 31, 2014 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: BASE YEAR April 1, 2013 THRU March 31, 2014 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; Option 1 Period of Performance: 04/01/2014 - 03/31/2015 LI 001: OPTION YEAR ONE April 1, 2014 THRU March 31, 2015 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: OPTION YEAR ONE April 1, 2014 THRU March 31, 2015 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; Option 2 Period of Performance: 04/01/2015 - 03/31/2016 LI 001: OPTION YEAR TWO April 1, 2015 THRU March 31, 2016 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: OPTION YEAR TWO April 1, 2015 THRU March 31, 2016 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; Option 3 Period of Performance: 04/01/2016 - 03/31/2017 LI 001: OPTION YEAR THREE April 1, 2016 THRU March 31, 2017 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: OPTION YEAR THREE April 1, 2016 THRU March 31, 2017 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; 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, VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office 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 time for the aforementioned reverse auction. VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office 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.All responsible 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 proceed to 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. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/. In addition to any VHA buy terms entered in FedBid, the Seller (Bidder) has reviewed and acknowledges any attached solicitation documents, item details, delivery schedule, and/or instructions to Seller (collectively referred to as requirements), and agrees to all terms and conditions set forth in the solicitation documents. While additional support documentation (e.g. Seller Attachments) may be requested, pricing shall be entered as a 'bid' in the reverse auction - offline pricing is not an acceptable bid. At the conclusion of the reverse auction, if attached to the buy, the apparent winning bidder shall be required to complete the solicitation documents prior to award.

AMENDMENT NOTICE: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.The solicitation number is VA255-13-Q-0577 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 FAC 2005-65. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 812332 with a small business size standard of $10.00M.This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2013-03-29 13:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Multiple shipping information. The VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: Base Period of Performance: 04/01/2013 - 03/31/2014 LI 001: BASE YEAR April 1, 2013 THRU March 31, 2014 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: BASE YEAR April 1, 2013 THRU March 31, 2014 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; Option 1 Period of Performance: 04/01/2014 - 03/31/2015 LI 001: OPTION YEAR ONE April 1, 2014 THRU March 31, 2015 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: OPTION YEAR ONE April 1, 2014 THRU March 31, 2015 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; Option 2 Period of Performance: 04/01/2015 - 03/31/2016 LI 001: OPTION YEAR TWO April 1, 2015 THRU March 31, 2016 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: OPTION YEAR TWO April 1, 2015 THRU March 31, 2016 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; Option 3 Period of Performance: 04/01/2016 - 03/31/2017 LI 001: OPTION YEAR THREE April 1, 2016 THRU March 31, 2017 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: OPTION YEAR THREE April 1, 2016 THRU March 31, 2017 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; 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, VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office 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 time for the aforementioned reverse auction. VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office 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.All responsible 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 proceed to 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. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/. In addition to any VHA buy terms entered in FedBid, the Seller (Bidder) has reviewed and acknowledges any attached solicitation documents, item details, delivery schedule, and/or instructions to Seller (collectively referred to as requirements), and agrees to all terms and conditions set forth in the solicitation documents. While additional support documentation (e.g. Seller Attachments) may be requested, pricing shall be entered as a 'bid' in the reverse auction - offline pricing is not an acceptable bid. At the conclusion of the reverse auction, if attached to the buy, the apparent winning bidder shall be required to complete the solicitation documents prior to award.

AMENDMENT NOTICE: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.The solicitation number is VA255-13-Q-0577 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 FAC 2005-65. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 812332 with a small business size standard of $10.00M.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 this solicitation is posted and will end on 2013-03-26 14:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Multiple shipping information. The VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: Base Period of Performance: 04/01/2013 - 03/31/2014 LI 001: BASE YEAR April 1, 2013 THRU March 31, 2014 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: BASE YEAR April 1, 2013 THRU March 31, 2014 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; Option 1 Period of Performance: 04/01/2014 - 03/31/2015 LI 001: OPTION YEAR ONE April 1, 2014 THRU March 31, 2015 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: OPTION YEAR ONE April 1, 2014 THRU March 31, 2015 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; Option 2 Period of Performance: 04/01/2015 - 03/31/2016 LI 001: OPTION YEAR TWO April 1, 2015 THRU March 31, 2016 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: OPTION YEAR TWO April 1, 2015 THRU March 31, 2016 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; Option 3 Period of Performance: 04/01/2016 - 03/31/2017 LI 001: OPTION YEAR THREE April 1, 2016 THRU March 31, 2017 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (441377 LB), 1, LT; LI 002: OPTION YEAR THREE April 1, 2016 THRU March 31, 2017 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc. (782112 LB), 1, LT; 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, VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office 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 time for the aforementioned reverse auction. VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office 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.All responsible 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 proceed to 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. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/. In addition to any VHA buy terms entered in FedBid, the Seller (Bidder) has reviewed and acknowledges any attached solicitation documents, item details, delivery schedule, and/or instructions to Seller (collectively referred to as requirements), and agrees to all terms and conditions set forth in the solicitation documents. While additional support documentation (e.g. Seller Attachments) may be requested, pricing shall be entered as a 'bid' in the reverse auction - offline pricing is not an acceptable bid. At the conclusion of the reverse auction, if attached to the buy, the apparent winning bidder shall be required to complete the solicitation documents prior to award. 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 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.The solicitation number is VA255-13-Q-0577 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 FAC 2005-65. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 812332 with a small business size standard of $10.00M.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 this solicitation is posted and will end on 2013-03-26 14:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Multiple shipping information. The VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: Base Period of Performance: 04/01/2013 - 03/31/2014 LI 001: BASE YEAR April 1, 2013 THRU March 31, 2014 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc., 441377, LB; LI 002: BASE YEAR April 1, 2013 THRU March 31, 2014 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc., 782112, LB; Option 1 Period of Performance: 04/01/2014 - 03/31/2015 LI 001: OPTION YEAR ONE April 1, 2014 THRU March 31, 2015 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc., 441377, LB; LI 002: OPTION YEAR ONE April 1, 2014 THRU March 31, 2015 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc., 782112, LB; Option 2 Period of Performance: 04/01/2015 - 03/31/2016 LI 001: OPTION YEAR TWO April 1, 2015 THRU March 31, 2016 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc., 441377, LB; LI 002: OPTION YEAR TWO April 1, 2015 THRU March 31, 2016 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc., 782112, LB; Option 3 Period of Performance: 04/01/2016 - 03/31/2017 LI 001: OPTION YEAR THREE April 1, 2016 THRU March 31, 2017 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc., 441377, LB; LI 002: OPTION YEAR THREE April 1, 2016 THRU March 31, 2017 VA Medical Center St. Louis (JB) Process Soiled Linen Provide linen cleaning and finishing services consisting of: sheets, gowns, mop heads, rags, uniforms, towels, surgical gowns, pajamas etc., 782112, 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, VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office 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 time for the aforementioned reverse auction. VHA NCO 15 - Contracting Office 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.All responsible 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 proceed to 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. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/. In addition to any VHA buy terms entered in FedBid, the Seller (Bidder) has reviewed and acknowledges any attached solicitation documents, item details, delivery schedule, and/or instructions to Seller (collectively referred to as requirements), and agrees to all terms and conditions set forth in the solicitation documents. While additional support documentation (e.g. Seller Attachments) may be requested, pricing shall be entered as a 'bid' in the reverse auction - offline pricing is not an acceptable bid. At the conclusion of the reverse auction, if attached to the buy, the apparent winning bidder shall be required to complete the solicitation documents prior to award.

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