SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS
Analytical Laboratory Services
This is a Sources Sought Notice ONLY. The U.S. Government desire to provide Analytical Laboratory Services in support of the Environmental Directorate of Public Works (DPW), Fort Hood, Texas BASED ON THE RESPONSES TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE/MARKET RESEARCH, THIS REQUIREMENT MAY BE SET-ASIDE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES OR PROCURED THROUGH FULL AND OPEN OMPETITION. Be advised that the U.S. Government will not be able to set aside this requirement if 2 or more small businesses do not respond with information to support the set-aside. We encourage all small businesses, in all socioeconomic categories (including, 8 (a) Business Development Program, Small Disadvantage Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Women-Owned Small Business concerns), to identify their capabilities in meeting the requirement at a fair market price.
HISTORICALLY THIS REQUIREMENT WAS A 100% SMALL BUSINESS SET ASIDE CONTRACT.
This notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes – it does not constitute a Request for Quote (RFQ)/Invitation for Bid (IFB)/Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFQ, IFB or RFP in the future. This notice does not commit the U.S. Government to contract for any supply or service. Further, the U.S. Government is not seeking quotes, bids or proposals at this time and will not accept unsolicited proposals in response to this sources sought notice. The U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this notice. Submittals will not be returned to the responder. Not responding to this notice does not preclude participation in any future RFQ, IFB or RFP requirements. If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on the Government wide Point of Entry (GPE) at the Federal Business Opportunity (FedBizOpps) website. It is the responsibility of potential offerors to monitor the GPE for additional information pertaining to this requirement. The anticipated NAICS code(s) is: 541380 – Testing Laboratories, Size Standard: $16.5M.
A continuing need is anticipated for Laboratory Services which was previously awarded in 2016 – W91151-16-D-0005. The attached documents include a Performance Work Statement (PWS).
In response to this sources sought, please provide:
1. Name of the firm, point of contact, phone number, email address, DUNS number, CAGE code, a statement regarding small business status (including small business type(s)/certifications(s) such as SDB, 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, WOSB, etc.) and the corresponding NAICS code.
2. Identify whether your firm is interested in competing for this requirement as a prime contractor or subcontractor. Identify subcontracting, joint ventures or teaming arrangements that will be pursued, if any.
3. Information in sufficient detail regarding previous experience (indicate whether as a prime contractor or subcontractor) on similar requirements (include size, scope, complexity, timeframe, government or commercial), pertinent certifications, etc., that will facilitate making a Government determination of how to properly set aside this requirement (i.e.-small business socioeconomic categories, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Women-Owned Small Business concerns etc.).
4. Please send your capability statements and responses to Latoya S. Walker (Contracting Specialist) at firstname.lastname@example.org, Abduel J. Sanford (Contracting Specialist) at email@example.com and Perry J. Cannon (Contracting Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org . Responses are due in this office no later than 5:30 p.m. CST, on 11 November 2020. Please document the email Subject Line as: Sources Sought W91151-20-Q-0009 – Analytical Laboratory Services.