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Solicitation Number
W9124B-11-T-0021
Contract Number(s)
W9124B-11-P-0261
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AMENDMENT NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR 13.5, as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is W9124B-11-T-0021 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 2005-50. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 532490 with a small business size standard of $7.00M. 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 2011-04-05 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Multiple shipping information.

The USA ACC MICC Fort Irwin requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following:
LI 001, 10K Generator lease/rental delivered to the Field Ammo Supply Point at Ft. Irwin, California. Period of performance is 8 Apr -4 May 2011. The contractor shall be responsible for furnishing all materials, labor and equipment necessary to deliver, set-up, maintain, tear down, and remove leased equipment per statement of work (SOW). The contractor shall ensure generators are delivered with all necessary parts in accordance with the operators manual and must have a full tank of fuel. The contractor shall provide 24 hour emergency repair and /or replacement services for the leased equipment. Generator must withstand 70 MPH wind gusts associated with operating in the Fort Irwin environment. Generator must accept JP8 as a FUEL source. SEE SOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION., 2, EA;
LI 002, 10K Generator lease/rental delivered to FOB Reno at Ft. Irwin, California. Period of performance is 13 Apr 22 Apr 2011. The contractor shall be responsible for furnishing all materials, labor and equipment necessary to deliver, set-up, maintain, tear down, and remove leased equipment per statement of work (SOW). The contractor shall ensure generators are delivered with all necessary parts in accordance with the operators manual and must have a full tank of fuel. The contractor shall provide 24 hour emergency repair and /or replacement services for the leased equipment. Generator must withstand 70 MPH wind gusts associated with operating in the Fort Irwin environment. Generator must accept JP8 as a FUEL source.SEE SOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION., 2, EA;
LI 003, 40K Generator lease/rental delivered to FOB Denver- IA Compound at Ft. Irwin, California. Period of performance is 13 Apr 22 Apr 2011. The contractor shall be responsible for furnishing all materials, labor and equipment necessary to deliver, set-up, maintain, tear down, and remove leased equipment. per statement of work (SOW). The contractor shall ensure generators are delivered with all necessary parts in accordance with the operators manual and must have a full tank of fuel. The contractor shall provide 24 hour emergency repair and /or replacement services for the leased equipment. Generator must withstand 70 MPH wind gusts associated with operating in the Fort Irwin environment. Generator must accept JP8 as a FUEL source. SEE SOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION., 1, EA;

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, USA ACC MICC Fort Irwin 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. USA ACC MICC Fort Irwin 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.

Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy.

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.

Offeror must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database before an award can be made to them. If the offeror is not registered in the CCR, it may do so through the CCR website at http://www.ccr.gov.

Delivery must be made within 1 day or less after receipt of order (ARO). The offeror must provide within its offer the number of days - not to exceed 1 - required to make delivery after it receives a purchase order from the buyer.

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 http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

In accordance with DFARS 252.232-7003, "Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports", the contractor shall submit their payment request electronically using the WAWF. The WAWF website is located at https://wawf.eb.mil. There is no charge to use WAWF. Contractors must register to use WAWF at this website and ensure an electronic business point of contact (POC) is designated in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) site at http://www.ccr.gov within ten (10) calendar days after award of this contract. Contractor training is available at the website home page under "about WAWF". Contractors may contact the WAWF Customer Support for assistance toll free at 866-618-5988; commercial: 801-605-7095; Fax commercial: 801-605-7453 or CSCASSIG@CSD,DISA.MIL.

The Government reserves the right to vary quantities by +/- 30% due to operational requirements and to make multiple awards to meet said requirements.

Sellers must present their representations and certifications, upon request, through the Online Representatives and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov

The Government intends to award to the responsible offerors whose offers conforming to the solicitation that will be the most advantageous to the Government based upon LOWEST PRICED TECHNICALLY ACCEPTABLE. PAST PERFORMANCE WILL BE EVALUATED AS PART OF THE TECHNICAL ACCEPTABILITY.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following: FAR 52.232-18 Availability of Funds: Funds are not presently available for this contract. The Governments obligation under this contract is contingent upon the availability of appropriated funds from which payment for contract purposes can be made. No legal liability on the part of the Government for any payment may arise until funds are made available to the Contracting Officer for this contract and until the Contractor receives notice of such availability, to be confirmed in writing by the Contracting Officer.

The Government will not be responsible for returning equipment with a full tank of gas or paying to refuel the equipment at the end of the Period of Performance.

Submittal of Contractor Claims will be contingent on the Inspection/Acceptance of Contracted Equipment and/or Services, prior to start and completion (i.e. Pre/Post Joint Inspection). Inspection and Acceptance is considered proper only if the Receiving Officer or Authorized Representative at the respective delivery point shall conduct a joint inspection with the vendor representative for condition, quality, quantity count, and final acceptance of supplies/services delivered under proposed purchase order with date and legible signatures from both parties.

As identified in Question Submission, "questions not received in a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered" are defined FOR THIS SOLICITATION as: THE CUTOFF TIME FOR RECEIPT OF QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS SOLICITATION IS 14:00 PST, ON 5 APR 2011. ALL QUESTIONS RECEIVED AFTER THIS DATE AND TIME MAY NOT BE RESPONDED TO IN TIME FOR OFFEROR TO SUBMIT AN EDUCATED QUOTE. DO NOT WAIT FOR YOUR COLLECTIVE QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS SOLICITATION.

New or in good condition- initial acceptance will be at the discretion of the acceptor during the delivery. All items required must be fully functional, present, and compatible as required by the SOW.

Delivery and Removal of Equipment
Contracting Officer can be reached at 760-380-9263.Contract Officer Representative (COR) can be reached at 760-380-9263.
The contractor shall coordinate with the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) on the placement of the equipment. The contractor and the COR must fill out pre- and post-inspection sheets verifying that items have been delivered and are operational per the contract. Both parties must stand by until the inspections are completed. Equipment may be required to be relocated within the same general location.
Contractor shall remove all contracted/leased equipment from the specified locations within 48 hours after the period of performance ends. Should contracted/leased equipment remain in place beyond 48 hours, the Government is not liable for usage, theft, lost, damages, or replacement cost due to contractor's negligence to take possession of owned items. If for some reason the contractor is unable to pick-up the equipment, please notify the Contracting Specialist and/or Contracting Officer in writing of when you will remove your equipment.
All pre- and post-inspection/acceptance sheets must be provided to the Contracting Specialist and/or Contracting Officer.
If a claim is submitted, it will require the joint inspection pre-and post-inspection/acceptance sheets to accompany the claim form. Both must be provided to the Contracting Officer at the time of claim submission. The pre-and post-inspection/acceptance sheets must only be signed by the authorized receiving representative that is indicated in the contract. Inspection/acceptance sheets must be signed and dated. Both parties names must be printed legibly and signed.
If a claim is submitted without the pre-and post-inspection/acceptance sheets, the claim is subject to denial.

In the event of a decrease in number of items for a certain time frame, contractor can elect to leave original number in place in lieu of making multiple delivery and pick-ups by location. Coordination shall be done through the COR. If equipment is left in place, there can be no additional charge to the government for unused equipment during times of decreased requirement.

AMENDMENT NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR 13.5, as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is W9124B-11-T-0021 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 2005-50. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 532490 with a small business size standard of $7.00M. 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 2011-04-05 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Multiple shipping information.

The USA ACC MICC Fort Irwin requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following:
LI 001, 10K Generator lease/rental delivered to the Field Ammo Supply Point at Ft. Irwin, California. Period of performance is 8 Apr -4 May 2011. The contractor shall be responsible for furnishing all materials, labor and equipment necessary to deliver, set-up, maintain, tear down, and remove leased equipment per statement of work (SOW). The contractor shall ensure generators are delivered with all necessary parts in accordance with the operators manual and must have a full tank of fuel. The contractor shall provide 24 hour emergency repair and /or replacement services for the leased equipment. Generator shall have, at a minimum, a 70 MHP wind rating in order to withstand operations in the Fort Irwin environment. SEE SOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION., 2, EA;
LI 002, 10K Generator lease/rental delivered to FOB Reno at Ft. Irwin, California. Period of performance is 13 Apr 22 Apr 2011. The contractor shall be responsible for furnishing all materials, labor and equipment necessary to deliver, set-up, maintain, tear down, and remove leased equipment per statement of work (SOW). The contractor shall ensure generators are delivered with all necessary parts in accordance with the operators manual and must have a full tank of fuel. The contractor shall provide 24 hour emergency repair and /or replacement services for the leased equipment. Generator shall have, at a minimum, a 70 MHP wind rating in order to withstand operations in the Fort Irwin environment SEE SOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION., 2, EA;
LI 003, 40K Generator lease/rental delivered to FOB Denver- IA Compound at Ft. Irwin, California. Period of performance is 13 Apr 22 Apr 2011. The contractor shall be responsible for furnishing all materials, labor and equipment necessary to deliver, set-up, maintain, tear down, and remove leased equipment. per statement of work (SOW). The contractor shall ensure generators are delivered with all necessary parts in accordance with the operators manual and must have a full tank of fuel. The contractor shall provide 24 hour emergency repair and /or replacement services for the leased equipment. Generator shall have, at a minimum, a 70 MHP wind rating in order to withstand operations in the Fort Irwin environment. SEE SOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION., 1, EA;

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, USA ACC MICC Fort Irwin 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. USA ACC MICC Fort Irwin 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.

Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy.

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.

Offeror must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database before an award can be made to them. If the offeror is not registered in the CCR, it may do so through the CCR website at http://www.ccr.gov.

Delivery must be made within 1 day or less after receipt of order (ARO). The offeror must provide within its offer the number of days - not to exceed 1 - required to make delivery after it receives a purchase order from the buyer.

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 http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

In accordance with DFARS 252.232-7003, "Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports", the contractor shall submit their payment request electronically using the WAWF. The WAWF website is located at https://wawf.eb.mil. There is no charge to use WAWF. Contractors must register to use WAWF at this website and ensure an electronic business point of contact (POC) is designated in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) site at http://www.ccr.gov within ten (10) calendar days after award of this contract. Contractor training is available at the website home page under "about WAWF". Contractors may contact the WAWF Customer Support for assistance toll free at 866-618-5988; commercial: 801-605-7095; Fax commercial: 801-605-7453 or CSCASSIG@CSD,DISA.MIL.

The Government reserves the right to vary quantities by +/- 30% due to operational requirements and to make multiple awards to meet said requirements.

Sellers must present their representations and certifications, upon request, through the Online Representatives and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov

The Government intends to award to the responsible offerors whose offers conforming to the solicitation that will be the most advantageous to the Government based upon LOWEST PRICED TECHNICALLY ACCEPTABLE. PAST PERFORMANCE WILL BE EVALUATED AS PART OF THE TECHNICAL ACCEPTABILITY.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following: FAR 52.232-18 Availability of Funds: Funds are not presently available for this contract. The Governments obligation under this contract is contingent upon the availability of appropriated funds from which payment for contract purposes can be made. No legal liability on the part of the Government for any payment may arise until funds are made available to the Contracting Officer for this contract and until the Contractor receives notice of such availability, to be confirmed in writing by the Contracting Officer.

The Government will not be responsible for returning equipment with a full tank of gas or paying to refuel the equipment at the end of the Period of Performance.

Submittal of Contractor Claims will be contingent on the Inspection/Acceptance of Contracted Equipment and/or Services, prior to start and completion (i.e. Pre/Post Joint Inspection). Inspection and Acceptance is considered proper only if the Receiving Officer or Authorized Representative at the respective delivery point shall conduct a joint inspection with the vendor representative for condition, quality, quantity count, and final acceptance of supplies/services delivered under proposed purchase order with date and legible signatures from both parties.

As identified in Question Submission, "questions not received in a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered" are defined FOR THIS SOLICITATION as: THE CUTOFF TIME FOR RECEIPT OF QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS SOLICITATION IS 14:00 PST, ON 5 APR 2011. ALL QUESTIONS RECEIVED AFTER THIS DATE AND TIME MAY NOT BE RESPONDED TO IN TIME FOR OFFEROR TO SUBMIT AN EDUCATED QUOTE. DO NOT WAIT FOR YOUR COLLECTIVE QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS SOLICITATION.

New or in good condition- initial acceptance will be at the discretion of the acceptor during the delivery. All items required must be fully functional, present, and compatible as required by the SOW.

Delivery and Removal of Equipment
Contracting Officer can be reached at 760-380-9263.Contract Officer Representative (COR) can be reached at 760-380-9263.
The contractor shall coordinate with the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) on the placement of the equipment. The contractor and the COR must fill out pre- and post-inspection sheets verifying that items have been delivered and are operational per the contract. Both parties must stand by until the inspections are completed. Equipment may be required to be relocated within the same general location.
Contractor shall remove all contracted/leased equipment from the specified locations within 48 hours after the period of performance ends. Should contracted/leased equipment remain in place beyond 48 hours, the Government is not liable for usage, theft, lost, damages, or replacement cost due to contractor's negligence to take possession of owned items. If for some reason the contractor is unable to pick-up the equipment, please notify the Contracting Specialist and/or Contracting Officer in writing of when you will remove your equipment.
All pre- and post-inspection/acceptance sheets must be provided to the Contracting Specialist and/or Contracting Officer.
If a claim is submitted, it will require the joint inspection pre-and post-inspection/acceptance sheets to accompany the claim form. Both must be provided to the Contracting Officer at the time of claim submission. The pre-and post-inspection/acceptance sheets must only be signed by the authorized receiving representative that is indicated in the contract. Inspection/acceptance sheets must be signed and dated. Both parties names must be printed legibly and signed.
If a claim is submitted without the pre-and post-inspection/acceptance sheets, the claim is subject to denial.

In the event of a decrease in number of items for a certain time frame, contractor can elect to leave original number in place in lieu of making multiple delivery and pick-ups by location. Coordination shall be done through the COR. If equipment is left in place, there can be no additional charge to the government for unused equipment during times of decreased requirement.

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR 13.5, as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is W9124B-11-T-0021 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 2005-50. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 532490 with a small business size standard of $7.00M. 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 2011-04-05 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Multiple shipping information.

The USA ACC MICC Fort Irwin requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following:
LI 001, 10K Generator lease/rental delivered to the Field Ammo Supply Point at Ft. Irwin, California. Period of performance is 8 Apr -4 May 2011. The contractor shall be responsible for furnishing all materials, labor and equipment necessary to deliver, set-up, maintain, tear down, and remove leased equipment per statement of work (SOW). The contractor shall ensure generators are delivered with all necessary parts in accordance with the operators manual and must have a full tank of fuel. The contractor shall provide 24 hour emergency repair and /or replacement services for the leased equipment. Generator shall have, at a minimum, a 70 MHP wind rating in order to withstand operations in the Fort Irwin environment. SEE SOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION., 2, EA;
LI 002, 10K Generator lease/rental delivered to FOB Reno at Ft. Irwin, California. Period of performance is 13 Apr 22 Apr 2011. The contractor shall be responsible for furnishing all materials, labor and equipment necessary to deliver, set-up, maintain, tear down, and remove leased equipment per statement of work (SOW). The contractor shall ensure generators are delivered with all necessary parts in accordance with the operators manual and must have a full tank of fuel. The contractor shall provide 24 hour emergency repair and /or replacement services for the leased equipment. Generator shall have, at a minimum, a 70 MHP wind rating in order to withstand operations in the Fort Irwin environment SEE SOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION., 2, EA;
LI 003, 40K Generator lease/rental delivered to FOB Denver- IA Compound at Ft. Irwin, California. Period of performance is 13 Apr 22 Apr 2011. The contractor shall be responsible for furnishing all materials, labor and equipment necessary to deliver, set-up, maintain, tear down, and remove leased equipment. per statement of work (SOW). The contractor shall ensure generators are delivered with all necessary parts in accordance with the operators manual and must have a full tank of fuel. The contractor shall provide 24 hour emergency repair and /or replacement services for the leased equipment. Generator shall have, at a minimum, a 70 MHP wind rating in order to withstand operations in the Fort Irwin environment. SEE SOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION., 1, EA;

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, USA ACC MICC Fort Irwin 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. USA ACC MICC Fort Irwin 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.

Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy.

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.

Offeror must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database before an award can be made to them. If the offeror is not registered in the CCR, it may do so through the CCR website at http://www.ccr.gov.

Delivery must be made within 1 day or less after receipt of order (ARO). The offeror must provide within its offer the number of days - not to exceed 1 - required to make delivery after it receives a purchase order from the buyer.

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 http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

In accordance with DFARS 252.232-7003, "Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports", the contractor shall submit their payment request electronically using the WAWF. The WAWF website is located at https://wawf.eb.mil. There is no charge to use WAWF. Contractors must register to use WAWF at this website and ensure an electronic business point of contact (POC) is designated in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) site at http://www.ccr.gov within ten (10) calendar days after award of this contract. Contractor training is available at the website home page under "about WAWF". Contractors may contact the WAWF Customer Support for assistance toll free at 866-618-5988; commercial: 801-605-7095; Fax commercial: 801-605-7453 or CSCASSIG@CSD,DISA.MIL.

The Government reserves the right to vary quantities by +/- 30% due to operational requirements and to make multiple awards to meet said requirements.

Sellers must present their representations and certifications, upon request, through the Online Representatives and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov

The Government intends to award to the responsible offerors whose offers conforming to the solicitation that will be the most advantageous to the Government based upon LOWEST PRICED TECHNICALLY ACCEPTABLE. PAST PERFORMANCE WILL BE EVALUATED AS PART OF THE TECHNICAL ACCEPTABILITY.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following: FAR 52.232-18 Availability of Funds: Funds are not presently available for this contract. The Governments obligation under this contract is contingent upon the availability of appropriated funds from which payment for contract purposes can be made. No legal liability on the part of the Government for any payment may arise until funds are made available to the Contracting Officer for this contract and until the Contractor receives notice of such availability, to be confirmed in writing by the Contracting Officer.

The Government will not be responsible for returning equipment with a full tank of gas or paying to refuel the equipment at the end of the Period of Performance.

Submittal of Contractor Claims will be contingent on the Inspection/Acceptance of Contracted Equipment and/or Services, prior to start and completion (i.e. Pre/Post Joint Inspection). Inspection and Acceptance is considered proper only if the Receiving Officer or Authorized Representative at the respective delivery point shall conduct a joint inspection with the vendor representative for condition, quality, quantity count, and final acceptance of supplies/services delivered under proposed purchase order with date and legible signatures from both parties.

As identified in Question Submission, "questions not received in a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered" are defined FOR THIS SOLICITATION as: THE CUTOFF TIME FOR RECEIPT OF QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS SOLICITATION IS 14:00 PST, ON 5 APR 2011. ALL QUESTIONS RECEIVED AFTER THIS DATE AND TIME MAY NOT BE RESPONDED TO IN TIME FOR OFFEROR TO SUBMIT AN EDUCATED QUOTE. DO NOT WAIT FOR YOUR COLLECTIVE QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS SOLICITATION.

New or in good condition- initial acceptance will be at the discretion of the acceptor during the delivery. All items required must be fully functional, present, and compatible as required by the SOW.

Delivery and Removal of Equipment
Contracting Officer can be reached at 760-380-9263.Contract Officer Representative (COR) can be reached at 760-380-9263.
The contractor shall coordinate with the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) on the placement of the equipment. The contractor and the COR must fill out pre- and post-inspection sheets verifying that items have been delivered and are operational per the contract. Both parties must stand by until the inspections are completed. Equipment may be required to be relocated within the same general location.
Contractor shall remove all contracted/leased equipment from the specified locations within 48 hours after the period of performance ends. Should contracted/leased equipment remain in place beyond 48 hours, the Government is not liable for usage, theft, lost, damages, or replacement cost due to contractor's negligence to take possession of owned items. If for some reason the contractor is unable to pick-up the equipment, please notify the Contracting Specialist and/or Contracting Officer in writing of when you will remove your equipment.
All pre- and post-inspection/acceptance sheets must be provided to the Contracting Specialist and/or Contracting Officer.
If a claim is submitted, it will require the joint inspection pre-and post-inspection/acceptance sheets to accompany the claim form. Both must be provided to the Contracting Officer at the time of claim submission. The pre-and post-inspection/acceptance sheets must only be signed by the authorized receiving representative that is indicated in the contract. Inspection/acceptance sheets must be signed and dated. Both parties names must be printed legibly and signed.
If a claim is submitted without the pre-and post-inspection/acceptance sheets, the claim is subject to denial.

In the event of a decrease in number of items for a certain time frame, contractor can elect to leave original number in place in lieu of making multiple delivery and pick-ups by location. Coordination shall be done through the COR. If equipment is left in place, there can be no additional charge to the government for unused equipment during times of decreased requirement.

Place of Performance