1118489 – Sources Sought – Virtual Fence Collars

Apr 2, 2024 | Sources Sought

This is a Sources Sought notice only.  This is NOT a solicitation for proposals or quotations.  This Sources Sought is only issued for informational purposes and for the purpose of identifying potential sources as part of the USDA, Forest Service market research.  The Government does not intend to make an award based on responses to this inquiry.  This notice does not constitute a commitment by the Government.

Background: The USFS, Medicine Bow-Routt NF & Thunder Basin National Grassland is looking for the purchase or lease of 1200 virtual fence collars, in 2024-2025, in support of improved grazing practices on rangelands.  This notice is critical for seeking vendors of virtual fence collars that have the compatibility with the existing virtual fence system – hardware and equipment already provided by the Vence Corporation. 

Requirements:  See attachment for additional information.  Responses to this Sources Sought notice will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method.  The purpose of this notice is to obtain information regarding the availability and capability of qualified sources including any Small Businesses.  All information submitted in response to this announcement is voluntary, and the Government will not pay for information nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the Government.

Any organization responding to this Sources Sought notice should ensure that its response defines how it can specifically meet the technical requirements (in the attachment), provide a SAM.gov UEI number, state place of manufacture of virtual fence collars, and identify if you are a large business or a small business with NAICS code of 334220.  Respondents are advised that the Government is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted.  Responses will not be returned.  Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this Sources Sought notice. 

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