Sources Sought Notice

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This Sources Sought Notice is for informational and planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a solicitation or as an obligation or commitment by the Government at this time. This notice is intended strictly for market research. The purpose of this Sources Sought notice is to determine interest and capability of Other than Small Businesses and Small Businesses, including VIP-verified Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) or Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) prospective vendors relative to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 336112 and its small business size standard of 1,500 employees.

The Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital located in Hines, IL has the requirement for a Rehabilitation Minivan. The Government is requesting that Other Than Small Businesses and Small Businesses, including VIP-verified VOSB or SDVOSB sources respond if it can meet the description of the equipment below on a brand name only (BraunAbility Chrysler Pacifica Power Fold-out XT evaluator minivan):

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Description
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Unit
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BraunAbility Chrysler Pacifica Power Foldout XT – Rubber BraunAbility, 2017 & Up Chrysler Pacifica XT-R, Power Door, Power Foldout Ramp, Power Kneeling System, Remote Entry, Step & Roll Driver/Passenger Front Seats – Rubber Flooring
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EA
0002
KIT-BRA-502745KS BRA:502745 Rigid Cable Extension for Lap Belt/Shoulder Harness, Pacifica
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EA
0003
Misc Electronic Mobility Controls Driver Evaluator Kit
1
EA
0004
Misc EMC Labor
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EA
0005
Service 170314 B&D 6 way Transfer seat base w/release and roll feature C62D-PBXT-RR-180-DX
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EA
0006
Misc Mobility Innovations mechanical Hand Controls Evaluator Kit
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EA
0007
Misc Colle Built Variable effort Steering
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EA
0008
KIT-HER-1205 HER:01205 Hercules Medium Mirror
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EA
0009
KIT-AMF-H-370-525-HV AMF:H-370-525-HV: Protecktor System – Silver Series Retractable Straps (Set of 4)
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EA
0010
Service 170314 Labor and fit time
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EA
0011
Misc Shipping to/from EMC
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EA
0012
KIT-MBW-VA_VERIFICATION_DISCLAIMER I CERTIFY THAT THE AMOUNT BILLED DOES NOT EXCEED THE USUAL AND CUSTOMARY COSTS AND MEETS ALL APPLICABLE NHTSA REQUIREMENTS
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EA

Salient Characteristics. Scales must have:
BRAUNABILITY CHRYSLER PACIFICA POWER FOLDOUT XT MINIVAN WITH COMPLETE LOWERED FLOOR CONVERSION WITH WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY.
ELECTRONIC MOBILITY CONTROLS (EMC) DRIVER EVALUATOR KIT
B & D 6-WAY DRIVER TRANSFER SEAT WITH RELEASE AND ROLL AWAY FEATURE.
BRAUNABILITY CHRYSLER PACIFICA POWER FOLDOUT XT EVALUATOR MINIVAN. COMPLETE LOWERED FLOOR CONVERSION TO INCLUDE: POWER DOOR, POWER FOLDOUT RAMP, POWER KNEELING SYSTEM, REMOTE ENTRY, STEP AND ROLL DRIVER/PASSENGER FRONT SEATS, RUBBER FLOORING.
KIT-BRA-502745KS BRA:502745 RIGID CABLE EXTENSION FOR LAP BELT/SHOULDER HARNESS.
ELECTRONIC MOBILITY CONTROLS (EMC) DRIVER EVALUATOR KIT.
B&D 6-WAY TRANSFER SEAT BASE W/RELEASE AND ROLL FEATURE (C62D-PBXT-RR-180-DX).
MOBILITY INNOVATIONS MECHANICAL HAND CONTROLS EVALUATOR KIT.
COLLE BUILT VARIABLE EFFORT STEERING.
HERCULES MEDIUM EVALUATOR SAFETY MIRROR.
AMF PROTECTOR SYSTEM-RETRACTABLE STRAPS (SET OF 4).
EVALUATOR SAFETY BRAKE AND ACCELERATOR PEDALS.

Interested Other Than Small Businesses and Small Businesses including VIP-verified VOSBs and SDVOSBs are required to submit an e-mail delineating:

Qualifications, capabilities, and experience for providing this product;
Business size/Socioeconomic status;
Manufacture location;
If the product is on the Federal Supply Schedule or the Open Market; and
Memo or correspondence which authorizes distributor to distribute the manufacturer s products (if applicable).
This is not a Request for Proposal or an announcement of a solicitation and no solicitation currently exists. Your responses will be used solely for market research purposes of the Government. The Government will not pay for any materials provided in response to this notice and submissions will not be returned to the sender. VOSBs and SDVOSBs must be registered and verified in VIP for set-aside consideration.

Responses due are to be submitted by e-mail to Jerri Schuster at jerri.schuster@va.gov. The information requested must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. CDT on 09/16/2021.