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Railway Boxcars - Request for Quote(RFQ)

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Nov 09, 2018
Category: Railway Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary (OST) Administration Secretariate, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, 55 Broadway, Kendall Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02142-1093, United States


Solicitation No. 6913G618Q300122 This is a combined synopsis/solicitation no. 6913G618Q300122 for commercial items prepared in accordance with (IAW) the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a separate written solicitation will not be issued. This solicitation is being conducted IAW FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items and pursuant to FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This acquisition is being conducted using full and open competition and the Government intends to award a single firm fixed price purchase order on a competitive basis. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 336510, Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing, with a small business size standard of 1,000 employees. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-101. The U.S. Department of Transportation, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center), Cambridge, MA, 02142, is seeking to acquire new and/or refurbished 50-foot standard railway boxcars with wood floors and wood lined steel walls with a minimum load capacity of 70-tons and have at least 30 years of service life remaining according to Association of American Railroads (AAR). Additional details can be found in the attached solicitation document. NOTE: The Volpe Center uses electronic commerce to issue requests for quotations and amendments. Paper copies will not be made available. The solicitation and any related documents will be issued on the Government Point of Entry known as FedBizOpps (www.fbo.gov). All contractors must be registered in the System for Award Managment (SAM), located at www.sam.gov, in order to receive an award from a DOT Agency. Be advised this project may be delayed, cancelled, or revised at any time during the pre-solicitation, solicitation, evaluation, selection, negotiation, and/or final award process. ATTENTION: Small and Disadvantaged (SDB), Women-Owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs. The DOT Short-Term Lending Program (STLP) offers working capital financing in the form of lines of credit to finance accounts receivable for transportation-related contracts. The Maximum line of credit is $750,000. the STLP loan has a variable rate, which is connected to the prime rate. The current rate may be found on the OSDBU website http://osdbuweb.dot.gov or call 1-800-532-1169.

Original Point of Contact

POC Rachelle D. Faiteau, Phone: 6174942136

Place of Performance

Delivery of BoxCars:, McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP), McAlester, Oklahoma, 74501, United States
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