36C24920Q0373 – Sources Sought – Q999–Blood Services

Aug 10, 2020 | Sources Sought

Request for Information-Sources Sought Notice
36C24920Q0373

On behalf of the Memphis VA Medical Center, Network Contracting Office (NCO) 9 is issuing this Sources Sought Notice as a means of conducting market research to identify parties having an interest in and the resources to support this requirement for a firm-fixed priced contract for human blood products. The result of this market research will contribute to determining the method of procurement. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this procurement is 621991.

THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AT THIS TIME. This request for capability information does not constitute a request for proposals or quotes; submission of any information in response to this market survey is purely voluntary; and the government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs incurred.

If your organization has the potential capacity to perform these services, please provide the following information:

Organization name, address, point of contact, email address, Web site address, and telephone number.

Business size: small, small disadvantaged, woman-owned, Hub Zone, serviced-disabled veteran-owned small business, large business, etc.

Business type under North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 621991, CAGE Code and DUNS Number.

Under which NAICS code does your company usually provide the requirements described in the Statement of Work – Please provide rationale for your answer if different from NAICS 621991.

Tailored capability statements addressing the particulars of this effort, with appropriate documentation supporting claims of organizational, and staff capability.

Response to this Sources Sought shall not exceed 10 pages and should include all of the foremost mentioned information. In addition, all submissions should be provided electronically in a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

The government will evaluate market information to ascertain potential market capacity to:

Provide services consistent in scope and scale with those described in this notice and otherwise anticipated. Secure and apply the full range of corporate financial, human capital, and technical resources required to successfully perform similar requirements.

Implement a successful plan that includes: compliance with program schedules; cost containment; meeting and tracking performance.

Provide services under a firm-fixed price contract.

NOTE: Respondent claiming SDVOSB and VOSB status shall be registered and Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) verified in VetBiz Registry www.vetbiz.gov.

BASED ON THE RESPONSES TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE/MARKET RESEARCH, THIS REQUIREMENT MAY BE SET-ASIDE FOR SDVOSB, VOSB, SMALL BUSINESSES OR PROCURED THROUGH FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION.

Submission Instructions: Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to perform the services are invited to submit a response to this Sources Sought Notice by 8:00am CT, August 21, 2020. All responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be emailed to crystal.baird@va.gov. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding their submissions.

SAM: Interested parties shall be register in the System for Award Management (SAM) as prescribed in FAR Clause 52.232-33. SAM information can be obtained by accessing the internet at www.sam.gov or by calling 1-866-606-8220.

Disclaimer and Important Notes. This notice does not obligate the government to award a contract or otherwise pay for the information provided in response. The government reserves the right to use information provided by respondents for any purpose deemed necessary and legally appropriate. Any organization responding to this notice should ensure that its response is complete and sufficiently detailed to allow the government to determine the organization s qualifications to perform the work. 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. After a review of the responses received, a pre-solicitation synopsis and solicitation may be published in Contract Opportunities. However, responses to this notice shall not be considered adequate responses to a solicitation.

Confidentiality. 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).

See attached SOW.

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