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Softener Salt (VA-19-00002676) - Attachment

General Information

Document Type:FILE
Posted Date:Oct 12, 2018
Category: Water Purification and Sewage Treatment Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 10;8888 Keystone Crossing;Suite 1100;Indianapolis IN 46240


This is a Sources Sought only pertaining to brand name or equal item(s) for the Battle Creek VA healthcare facility. Information collected during this RFI may be used in a set aside. If a solicitation is issued, the Government will do so in accordance with Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-83. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) number is 325998. The NAICS size is 500 employees. Any contractor that believes they are capable and desires to claim preference for small business status must be registered with the SBA at http://web.sba.gov/pro-net/ and meet the requirements of FAR 19.102. Any contractor that believes they are capable and desires to claim preference for veteran owned small business status must be registered with the VIP at https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov as an SDVOSB or VOSB. A Contractor that proposes to provide a supply that is not manufactured by their organization (nonmanufacturer) shall meet the requirements of FAR 19.102(f). Contractors that deem themselves capable of meeting the requirement shall provide the below information to Kenneth Stephens, Contracting Specialist, at Kenneth.Stephens4@va.gov no-later-than Friday, October 19, 2018 at 11:59PM, EDT, referencing (36C25019Q0048). Responses shall include: (1) Business Name and Address, (2) GSA Contract Number, if applicable (3) Point of Contact Name, Phone Number and E-mail Address (4) DUNS and NAICS code (5) Business Size SMALL or LARGE (6) Type of Business: service disabled veteran owned, veteran owned small business, 8a, HUBZone, woman-owned, etc. (7) A concern that is not a manufacturer of the supply shall provide the manufacturers name and size standard. If the concern is the manufacture and the sole distributor, please provide documentation to that effect. Contractor must be registered with https://www.sam.gov To be considered SDVOSB/VOSB, must be registered in VIP (https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/). Supplies are to include only TAA compliant items. Items that are not TAA compliant must be clearly identified by the Contractor should the contractor choose to offer a quote if a RFQ is published. FOB is Destination. Delivery is to: VAMC Battle Creek 5500 Armstrong Rd. Battle Creek, MI 49037-7314 STATEMENT OF WORK (SOW) Background. Battle Creek requires a yearly service contract for the supply of 170 Tons Bulk Granular Softener Salt delivered in an estimated 28 tons bi-monthly each year. Materials availability must be guaranteed by awarded vendor. Scope. Purchase Bulk Granular Softener Salt each year for base year plus 4 option years. Controls. Materials Guarantee. Awarded contractor must guarantee quantity of materials are available for this contract and will be delivered upon request. Performance Monitoring Contract will be monitored by the COR, and grounds work leader. Place of Performance Battle Creek VAMC Period of Performance. December 2018- December 2019 (Base year) Plus 4 Option Years Delivery Schedule. On Call. Bi-Monthly Payment. Invoices will be paid in arrears upon completion of the services. Warranties. Seller warrants that the Goods shall be free of material defects in material and workmanship. Inclement Weather: The contractor is responsible for making sure they anticipate any inclement weather that would prevent the delivery of this product to the medical center. The contractor must adjust the delivery accordingly to meet the needs of the facility. This is a critical facility component, delivery shall be within 24 hours of agreed date and time. Specific Tasks. Contract will provide bulk, granulated white salt to the VA Medical Center located at 5500 Armstrong Road, Battle Creek, Michigan 49037 for the period of December 1, 2018 through November 30, 2019 with four (4) option years available. Delivery of bulk, granulated, white softener salt. This is a silo type unit and salt will be required to be blown into a 4 fill port connection. Delivery personnel should bring a 45 and 90 degree elbow to ensure adequate hose connection capabilities. Quantities ordered could range from 20-35 ton loads upon request. Deliveries shall take place within two (2) days of request date after the order is placed. Coordinate delivery with COTR, Greg Robb @ (269) 223-2428. Deliveries shall be made during the hours of 7 A.M. to 5 P.M. Estimated annual usage at 170 tons. A Bill of Lading and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) shall accompany each delivery unless otherwise directed by the Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR). No deliveries shall be implemented without the consent of the COTR.

Original Point of Contact

POC Kenneth W Stephens

Place of Performance

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