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REQUEST FOR INFORMATION: 36C262-20-AP-1243. THIS REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) IS ISSUED SOLELY FOR INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION. THE SUBMISSION OF PRICING, CAPABILITIES FOR PLANNING PURPOSES, AND OTHER MARKET INFORMATION IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED AND ALLOWED UNDER THIS RFI IN ACCORDANCE WITH (IAW) FAR 15.201(e).
This is not a solicitation announcement. This is sources sought synopsis only for market research purposes ONLY. The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of potential qualified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) or Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSB) for relative to NACIS 339112 sources (size standard of 1000 employees). Responses to this synopsis will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this source sought synopsis, a solicitation announcement may be published in the FedBizOpps or GSA eBuy websites. Responses to this sources sought synopsis are not considered adequate responses to the solicitation announcement. All interested offerors will have to respond to the solicitation announcement in addition to responding to this source sought announcement. The Department of Veterans Affairs, Network 22 Contracting Office, is seeking sources to provide a color-coded Storage Rack System, Manufactured by Pegasus Medical Concepts, inc. for the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System.
If you are interested and can provide the required supplies, please provide the requested information as indicated below. Responses to this notice should include your company name, DUNS Number, address, point of contact, size of business pursuant to the following questions:
(1) Please indicate the size status and representations of your business, such as but not limited to: Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Hubzone, Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Large Business, etc.)?
(2) Is your company considered small under the NAICS code identified under this RFI?
a. Interested parties are required to verify your SAM.GOV is current.
(3) Are you the manufacturer or distributor of the items being referenced above (or equivalent product/solution)? What is the manufacturing country of origin of these items?
(4) If you re a small business and you are an authorized distributor/reseller for the items identified above (or equivalent product/solution), do you alter; assemble; modify; the items requested in any way? If you do, state how and what is altered; assembled; modified?
(5) Does your company have an FSS contract with GSA or the NAC or are you a contract holder with NASA SEWP or any other federal contract? If so, please provide the contract type and number.
(6) If you are an FSS GSA/NAC or NASA SEWP contract holder or other federal contract holder, are the referenced items/solutions available on your schedule/contract?
(7) Please provide general pricing for your products/solutions for market research purposes.
(8) Please submit your capabilities regarding the salient characteristics being provided and any information pertaining to brand name or equal to items to establish capabilities for planning purposes?
Responses to this notice shall be submitted via email to Adriana.firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone responses shall not be accepted.
Responses must be received no later than Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 11:00AM PST. If a solicitation is issued it shall be announced later, and all interested parties must respond to that solicitation announcement separately from the responses to this request for information. Responses to this notice are not a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation. Please provide unofficial pricing.
Notice: No remanufactures or gray market items/ supplies will not be acceptable. Interested parties of RFI must be an authorized reseller, distributor, or dealer of the O.E.M. (Original Equipment Manufacturer). Verification can be provided by an authorization letter or other documents from the OEM. Equipment shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions.
THIS IS A BRAND NAME ONLY PURCHASE REQUEST.
BRAND NAME MANUFACTUER: PEGASUS MEDICAL CONCEPTS INC.
Pegasus Medical High-Denstity Storage Racks
PEGASUS MEDICAL CONCEPTS- BRAND NAME
Color Coded Racks:
Shall be constructed from 1 tubular, galvanized, powder coated steel in color cream RAL #9001 or material of equal strength and durability and interconnect with existing equipment.
Rack units should be of the following dimensions. 26 1/8 deep by 18 wide by 78 high in order to interconnect.
Shall have non marking casters with a minimum diameter of 2.5″.
Shall have Interconnect bottom support & bottom basket liners to prevent mop splashes to lower supplies.
Shall use support rails or telescopic slides capable of supporting heavy consumable medical supplies (e.g. bags of intravenous [IV] fluid). Some examples of acceptable materials may include injection molded acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) or ball bearing reinforced telescopic slides.
Racks shall be able to hold up to 9 dividable bins or 9 instrument trays on rollers per section.
Shall support bins of varying depths constructed of injection molded acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) with the dimensions of 40cm x 60cm.
Bins shall be of open design to minimize dust collection.
A minimum of three bin heights is required with at least a 2.5 cm difference in height between each size (e.g. 5cm, 10cm, and 20cm). Bins must be machine washable able to withstand PH neutral and slightly alkaline detergents and disinfectants. The bins must be heat resistance with a max continuous of 70C and max short term of 90C.
The maximum load per bin is 40 kg.
Shall include adjustable bin levels to maximize storage capacity with adjustments at 6.5 cm.
Shall include only horizontal basket rails for maximizing storage capacity. The rails should be of the type which will allow for the baskets to be placed on an angle of 30 degrees or more for easy access and enhanced viewing of supplies once the baskets are extended out at full length. Permanently angled baskets are not acceptable as it does not allow for the maximization of storage space.
Shall include dividers in each bin which can be customized to various lengths.
Shall include divider locks that lock into the bin to eliminate any divider movement.
Shall include 2 bin stops to prevent a bin from falling when pulled out.
Bin shall be modular and spacing easily adaptable to accommodate future inventory growth and/or item proliferation.
Shall not require any special installation requirements that affect the structure of each supply room, including but not limited to special flooring, wall reinforcement, height of ceiling/clearance, and sprinkler code requirements.
All open high density storage must have a max height of 198cm.
Baskets must have ergonomic grip handles that will accommodate insertable color coded plastic strips. The handles should be constructed of injection molded acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and should fit securely across the front ledge (lip) of each basket and shall be easily gripped to assist in the movement of the basket in and out. The colored strips must be exchangeable with the Facility required colors (To Be Determined after Award).
Schedule of Supplies
Description/Part Number* (Pegasus Brand Name)