SPE30221QXXXX – Sources Sought – Bread and Bakery products to Oahu, Hawaii Military Land Units and Big Island, Hawaii Military

Mar 16, 2021 | Sources Sought

REQUEST FOR

INFORMATION 1.0 Description

1.1 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Pacific (DLA Troop Support) is looking for support in 3 areas. (1)

Oahu, Hawaii Military Land Units, (2) Big Island, Hawaii Military Training Facilities, and (3) Ship customers on

Oahu. We are seeking information on interested contractor's capability in providing Bread and Bakery products

for an Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC) for a term period to include 60 months with four (4) separate pricing tiers.

The pricing will remain fixed for each pricing tier. The first pricing tier will begin on award date and include a 24

month period. The remaining second, third and fourth pricing tiers will be for 12 month performance periods. It is

anticipated that there will be one (1) award for all locations.

1.2 THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ONLY. This RFI is issued solely for information and planning

purposes – it does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFP in the future. This

request for information does not commit the Government to contract for any supply or service whatsoever.

Further, DLA Troop Support is not at this time seeking proposals and will not accept unsolicited proposals.

Respondees are advised that the U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs

incurred in response to this RFI; all costs associated with responding to this RFI will be solely at the interested

party's expense. Not responding to this RFI does not preclude participation in any future RFP, if any is issued. If a

solicitation is

released, it will be synopsized on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website. It is the responsibility

of the potential offerors to monitor these sites for additional information pertaining to this requirement.

2.0 Responses

2.1 Interested parties are requested to respond to this RFI by email.

2.2 Responses are due no later than 26 March 2021, 10:00 am Hawaii Time. Responses shall be limited to a five

(5) page capability statement submitted via e-mail only to Amarilys Rodriguez-Agosto at amarilys.rodriguezagosto@

dla.mil.

2.3. The email response shall provide administrative information, and shall include the following as a minimum:

2.3.1. Name, mailing address, overnight delivery address (if different from mailing address), phone number, fax

number, and e-mail of designated point of contact.

2.3.2. Recommended contracting strategy.

2.3.3. 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, veteranowned

small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business) based upon North American Industry

Classification System (NAICS) code 311812, Commercial Bakeries Size Standard 1000 "Small business concern"

means a concern, including its affiliates that is independently owned and operated, not dominant in the field of

operation in which it is bidding on Government contracts, and qualified as a small business under the criteria and

size standards in 13 CFR part 121.

3.0 Industry Discussions

DLA representatives may or may not choose to meet with potential offerors. Such discussions would only be

intended to get further clarification of potential capability to meet the requirements.

4.0 Questions

Questions regarding this announcement shall be submitted in writing by e-mail to the amarilys.rodriguezagosto@

dla.mil. Verbal questions will NOT be accepted. Questions will be answered by posting to the FBO

Website; accordingly, questions shall NOT contain proprietary or classified information. The Government does not

guarantee that questions received after March 26, 2021 will be answered.

5.0 Summary

THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ONLY to identify sources that can provide Bread and Bakery

products to the 3 identified requirements. The information provided in the RFI is subject to change and is not

binding on the Government. DLA has not made a commitment to procure any of the items discussed, and release

of this RFI should not be construed as such a commitment or as authorization to incur cost for which

reimbursement would be required or sought. All submissions become Government property and will not be

returned.

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