36C10G19Q0032 RFI MSPV 2.0 Distribution Draft SOW
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs;OPAL | Strategic Acquisition Center;10300 Spotsylvania Ave | STE 400;Fredericksburg VA 22408-2697
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Strategic Acquisition Center (SAC) is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 15.201(e), as a means of conducting market research to identify industry input to meet the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) requirement for Medical Surgical Prime Vendor (MSPV) 2.0 in support of the VHA s distribution and supply work. The MSPV functions as a purchaser s source of distribution for a broad range of medical/surgical medical/surgical supplies and services as identified by the customer. THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ONLY. This is not a Request for Quote (RFQ) or Request for Proposal (RFP). The goal of the MSPV 2.0 distribution and supply contractor(s) is to obtain medical-surgical products from a source with a distribution system that minimizes our inventory stock on hand, promotes standardization and allows product selection from a multitude of Vendors. Additionally, the MSPV 2.0 distribution and supply contractor(s) must facilitate electronic ordering and receiving systems, provide discounts for volume buys, limit transaction cost, provide just-in-time delivery, and provide value added services. The MSPV 2.0 distribution and supply contractor(s) must support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in its effort to use existing logistics resources in a more efficient and cost- effective manner without jeopardizing patient care. The VA is committed to providing quality medical supplies and equipment to the medical centers that provide healthcare to our nations Veterans. Medical Treatment Facilities order directly through the Prime Vendor with next day delivery. Responses to this notice, will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. Responses to this RFI are not considered adequate responses to any corresponding solicitation announcement. This announcement is for information and planning purposes only and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government, implied or otherwise, to issue a solicitation or award a contract, nor does the Government intend to pay for any information submitted as a result of this request. The Government does not reimburse respondents for any costs associated with submission of the information being requested or, reimburse expenses incurred for responses to this RFI. Submission of any information in response to this market survey is purely voluntary. At this time, the suggested North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes assigned to this procurement is 339112-Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing, and 339113-Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing. Responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responses to this RFI are not considered adequate responses to any corresponding solicitation announcement. After review of the responses to this notice, a solicitation announcement may be published. Responses shall include a completed MSPV 2.0 distribution and supply contract questionnaire under Attachment A. The Statement of Work (SOW) under Attachment B, C and D are for reference purposes only. Questions concerning this RFI are due NLT 12 pm est., January 8, 2019. Responses to this RFI are due by 12 pm Eastern Standard Time, February 1, 2019. Please submit e-mail responses to Ms. Tonya Modlin, Contract Specialist, at email address: Tonya.Modlin@va.gov and Mr. Christopher Premore, at email address Christopher.Premore@va.gov. Your response should include the STATEMENT OF CAPABLILITY. Please send with Attention to: Medical Surgical Prime Vendor (MSPV) 2.0 Program and RFI# 36C10G19Q0032 in the subject line of your response email. A vendor engagement day will take place on January 10, 2019. The event will be held from 9:00 am EST to 12:00 pm EST at: Strategic Acquisition Center Department of Veterans Affairs 10300 Spotsylvania Ave, Suite 400 Fredericksburg, VA 22408 See attached document: MSPV 2.0 distribution and supply contract questionnaire Attachment A. See attached document: MSPV SOW Attachment B, C and D NOTE: THIS NOTICE WAS NOT POSTED TO FEDBIZOPPS ON THE DATE INDICATED IN THE NOTICE ITSELF (21-DEC-2018); HOWEVER, IT DID APPEAR IN THE FEDBIZOPPS FTP FEED ON THIS DATE. PLEASE CONTACT 877-472-3779 or email@example.com REGARDING THIS ISSUE.
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