This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued.
The solicitation number 36C24220Q1150 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ)” The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-02TA (effective 05/06/2019).
This solicitation is set-aside 100% for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).
The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 339112, with a small business size standard of 1000 Employees
The FSC/PSC is 6515.
The VA Western New York Healthcare System is seeking to purchase
Genesis Low Temperature Rigid Sterilization Containers. The Solicitation is Brand Name or Equal To. The salient characteristics are identified below.
All interested companies shall provide quotations for the following:
Material Description 2
GENESIS LOW TEMP CONT MINI
10.2 x 7.2 x 3.2 IN
GENESIS LOW TEMP CONT DIN MID, 5″
19.2 X 11.4 X 5.4IN
GENESIS DIN MID BASKET 3″ (7.6CM) STANDARD
PERFORATED, STANDARD HANDLES
GENESIS LOW TEMP CONT DIN HALF, 5″
11.6 X 11.4 X 5.4 IN
GENESIS DIN HALF BASKET 3″ (7.6CM) STANDARD
PERFORATED, STANDARD HANDLES
GENESIS LOW TEMP CONT DIN FULL, 5″
23.1 X 11.4 X 5.4IN
GENESIS DIN FULL BASKET 3″ (7.6CM) STANDARD
PERFORATED, STANDARD HANDLES
Vendor must supply, and ship, all filter plates, baskets, lids and rigid containers for low temperature sterilization as requested.
Vendor must provide IFU s and clinical user training to all SPS staff in person.
Containers will be fully functional, dent free and scratch free, upon opening, or will be returned and replaced without cost.
All container pieces will have a perfect fit or can be returned and replaced without cost. All equipment shall be warranted for a period of one year.
Delivery shall be provided “no later than 30 days after receipt of order (ARO)/award of contract”. Delivery shall be F.O.B. Destination.
Place of Performance/Place of Delivery
VA Western New York Healthcare System
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14215
The full text of FAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html.
The following solicitation provisions apply to this acquisition:
52.212-1 INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS COMMERCIAL ITEMS (OCT 2018)
52.212-5 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS COMMERCIAL ITEMS (JAN 2019)
52.252-1 SOLICITATION PROVISIONS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998)
The following provisions are incorporated into 52.212-1 as an addendum to this solicitation:
FAR 52.204-7, SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT (Oct 2018)
FAR 52.204-16, COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT ENTITY CODE REPORTING (Jul 2016)
FAR 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal (August 1999)
(End of Addendum to 52.212-1)
FAR 52.212-3, OFFEROR REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS COMMERCIAL ITEMS (OCT 2018)
Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications electronically via the System for Award Management (SAM) website located at https://www.sam.gov/portal in accordance with FAR 52.212-3, Offerors Representations and Certifications Commercial Items. If paragraph (j) of the provision is applicable, a written submission is required.
(End of Provisions)
The following contract clauses apply to this acquisition:
52.212-4 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS COMMERCIAL ITEMS (OCT 2018)
VAAR 852.219-10 VA NOTICE OF TOTAL SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE (JUL 2016)(DEVIATION)
VAAR 852.219-74 LIMITATIONS ON SUBCONTRACTING MONITORING AND COMPLIANCE (JUL 2018)
VAAR 852.232-72 ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF PAYMENT REQUESTS (NOV 2018)
VAAR 852.247-73 PACKING FOR DOMESTIC SHIPMENT (OCT 2018)
52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998)
52.212-5 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR
EXECUTIVE ORDERS COMMERCIAL ITEMS (JAN 2019)
(End of Clause)
All quoters shall submit one copy of the quote which may be submitted on this document (If you use this form, include your company information: Name, Address, Phone Number, Point of Contact (POC), POC email, and DUNS #) or the vendor s own form with this information included.
All quoters shall submit the following in order for responses to be considered as responsive/complete:
Brochures/technical information supporting equipment, warranty information
Authorized Distributor Letter
Anticipated delivery timeline for delivery
Quotes must be emailed to Myra.Green2@va.gov and received no later than 3:00 PM EST on the 09/15/2020. * Faxes/facsimile transmissions will not be accepted.
Award will be based upon a comparative evaluation of quotes in accordance with the Simplified Acquisition Procedures of FAR 13. Comparative evaluation is the side by side pairwise comparison of quotes based on factors resulting in a Contracting Officer decision for the quote most favorable to the Government.
The following are the decision factors:
Award shall be made to the quoter whose quotation offers the best value to the government. The government will evaluate information based on the following evaluation criteria: The Government anticipates awarding a single contract resulting from this solicitation to the Lowest Priced Technically Acceptable (LPTA) offer that conforms to all solicitation requirements. For price evaluation purposes, the lowest price technically acceptable offer will be selected for award.
The award will be made to the response most advantageous to the Government.
Responses should contain your best terms, conditions.
To facilitate the award process, all quotes must include a statement regarding the terms and conditions herein as follows:
“The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document without modification, deletion, or addition.”
“The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document with the exception, deletion, or addition of the following:”
Quoters shall list exception(s) and rationale for the exception(s), if any.
Any questions or concerns regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to the Point of Contact listed below.
Point of Contact
Contract Specialist, Myra F. Green, Myra.Green2@va.gov