FA5004-SS-20-ServiceLine – Sources Sought – Service Line Rental

Sep 22, 2020 | Sources Sought

This is a SOURCES SOUGHT/REQUEST FOR INFORMATION NOTICE only for the purpose of Market Research. Response to this notice will be used for information and planning purposes. No proposals or quotes are being requested or accepted with this notice. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION FOR PROPOSALS or QUOTES and NO CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED FROM THIS NOTICE. This notice shall NOT be construed as solicitation or as an obligation on the part of the Department of the Air Force. Responses to this sources sought is not a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation. 
Proposed work to be performed under the aforementioned contract is anticipated to be within the following North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes as follows, 423830: Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers

The size standard is 100 employees. The government is looking for businesses capable of delivering the following.

–    Sneeze guard on customer side to protect food
–    Min 6 heating wells(could use 2 serving lines with 3 heating wells each if need be)
–    Cafeteria style/Food service operated (customer gets served, not self service)
–    208 voltage

The product will be delivered to Eielson AFB, Alaska. The USAF is requesting the following information from interested vendors:

1)    Company name and contact information to include phone number and email.

      2)   Contractor capability statement.

3)    DUNS number and CAGE code.

4) Contractor request for details/facts to be provided by the government as part of an eventual solicitation package to allow for accurate contractor quotes. 

5) Business type (large business, small business, small disadvantaged business, 8(a)-certified small disadvantaged business, HUBZone small business, woman-owned small business, very small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business) based upon North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 423830, size standard of 100 employees.

6) What is a reasonable amount of lead time for order/delivery of material?

7) Please provide any examples of models your firm may have previously performed in Alaska or other austere locations.

8) Provide any additional information that your firm feels the government should consider for this type of requirement. 

Interested parties should send all information via email to Amn Prince Christopher at christopher.prince.3@us.af.mil. NO PHONE CALLS WILL BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT/REQUEST FOR INFORMATION. Information must be submitted to the previously stated point of contact no later 2:00 PM Alaska Standard Time on 24 September 2020.

An actual solicitation may be issued in the next week. The closing date and time for submission of offers will be contained in the solicitation package. Paper copies will NOT be available. The entire solicitation, including the specifications and/or drawings, will be made available only on the official U.S. government website to make, receive, and manage federal awards at https://beta.sam.gov/. Interested Parties are solely responsible for monitoring the aforementioned site for the release of the solicitation package and/or any updates and/or amendments to any and all subject documents. It is the sole responsibility of all Interested Parties to register for notification updates to any and all subject documents for the said action. All contractors MUST be registered in the System for Award Management database or their proposal will not be considered. Contractors can obtain further information on the System for Award Management at web site https://www.sam.gov.

This announcement shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or ultimately award a contract. In the event a solicitation is developed, it will be assigned a formal Request for Quote (RFQ) number and the announcement will be published on the Beta SAM website at https://beta.sam.gov/. Potential interested parties are responsible for monitoring this site for the release of the solicitation package as well as downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments, if any.

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