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Road Salt and Sidewalk Salt

General Information

Document Type:SRCSGT
Posted Date:Aug 14, 2019
Category: Ores, Minerals and Their Primary Products
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Veterans Affairs;National Cemetery Administration;Contracting Services;18434 Joplin Road;Triangle VA 22172

Description

THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT, A MARKET SURVEY FOR WRITTEN INFORMATION ONLY. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PROPOSALS AND NO CONTRACT WILL BE AWARDED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. NO REIMBURSEMENT WILL BE MADE FOR ANY COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH PROVIDING INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT OR ANY FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION REQUESTS. NO TELEPHONE CALLS WILL BE ACCEPTED REQUESTING AN RFQ PACKAGE OR SOLICITATION. THERE IS NO RFQ PACKAGE OR SOLICITATION. IN ORDER TO PROTECT THE PROCUREMENT INTEGRITY OF ANY FUTURE PROCUREMENT, IF ANY, THAT MAY ARISE FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, INFORMATION REGARDING THE TECHNICAL POINT OF CONTACT WILL NOT BE GIVEN AND NO APPOINTMENTS FOR PRESENTATIONS WILL BE MADE. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration (NCA) has issued this sources sought announcement in order to determine if there are existing sources capable of providing delivery of road salt in 25-ton increments and sidewalk salt in 50 lb. bags (by the pallet) to Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. If your firm is considered a source under North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 325998 - All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing, and you believe that your firm would be able to provide NCA with the services described below, please submit an email to sarah.poole1@va.gov. The company must identify whether or not it is a Small Business. BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The contractor shall furnish and deliver road salt on an as needed basis to Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery (OWRNC). The number of deliveries is need dependent, there is no estimated or fixed number. The Cemetery will direct the dates and location for deliveries. All loads shall be covered by an industry standard mesh tarp. The material shall be in accordance with the current specifications for Sodium Chloride, ASTM D 632, except as modified below. Chemical Composition: Sodium Chloride (NaC1), Minimum, percent................................. 95.00 % Gradation: Sieve size Percent passing 1/2 inch............................................................................... 100 % 3/8 inch............................................................................... 95 - 100 % No. 4............................................................................... 90 % maximum No. 8............................................................................... 60 % maximum No. 30............................................................................... 15 % maximum Sidewalk salt will be ordered by the pallet, containing 50 lb. bags. The sidewalk salt should meet the following specifications: Chemical Composition: Sodium Chloride (NaC1), Minimum, percent................................. 94.00 % Calcium Chloride Minimum, percent................................. 5 % Magnesium Chloride Minimum, percent................................. 0.15% REQUIRED RESPONSES: Responses to this sources sought shall demonstrate that the respondent is regularly engaged in the sale of same or substantially similar supplies. All interested parties may respond. At a minimum, responses shall include the following: Business name and bio, DUNS number, business address, business website, business size (if Small Business or not and status if Small Business (i.e., SB, VOSB, SDVOSB, HUBZone SB, SDB, WOSB, LB), point of contact name, mailing address (if different from business address), phone number and email address. Past Performance information for the manufacturer and/or sale of same or substantially similar supplies to include date of sale, description, dollar value, client name, client address, client contact name, client point of contact mailing address (if different from that provided for client), client point of contact phone number, client point of contact email address, and name of the manufacturer (to include DUNS number and size status) if not the respondent. Descriptive literature, brochures, marketing material, etc. detailing the nature of the supplies the responding firm is regularly engaged in manufacturing and/or selling. If applicable, identification of the firms GSA Schedule contract(s) by Schedule number and SINs that are applicable to this potential requirement are also requested. If a large business, provide if subcontracting opportunities exist for small business concerns. The Government is not responsible for locating or securing any information, not identified in the response. PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESPONSES AND ANY RELEVANT INFORMATION REGARDING SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OR OTHER QUALIFICATIONS, NO LATER THAN AUGUST 20, 2019, AT 4:00 P.M. EASTERN TIME TO SARAH.POOLE1@VA.GOV. THE EMAIL SHOULD BE ENTITLED, SALT - OHIO WESTERN RESERVE NATIONAL CEMETERY- SOURCES SOUGHT. Do not send hard copy advertising or promotional materials. Please ensure that all responses are comprehensive and provide a name and point-of-contact for your firm for follow-up by this office or the procuring contracting officer. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS SUCH. All information is to be provided on a voluntary basis at no charge to the Government. There is no entitlement to payment of direct or indirect costs related to or arising out of responding to this request for information. All information provided becomes property of the Government. No proprietary, classified, confidential, or sensitive information should be included in your response. The Government reserves the right to use any non-proprietary technical information in any resultant solicitation(s). There is no guarantee, expressed or implicit, that the market research for this acquisition will result in an award. NOTE: THIS NOTICE WAS NOT POSTED TO FEDBIZOPPS ON THE DATE INDICATED IN THE NOTICE ITSELF (14-AUG-2019); HOWEVER, IT DID APPEAR IN THE FEDBIZOPPS FTP FEED ON THIS DATE. PLEASE CONTACT 877-472-3779 or fbo.support@gsa.gov REGARDING THIS ISSUE.

Original Point of Contact

POC mary.accomando@va.gov

Place of Performance

Address:
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery;10175 Rawiga Rd;Seville, OH
44273, USA
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