Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United States
13–Portable Weapon Safe
Department of Homeland Security
6650 Telecom Drive, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278
Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com;
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. The solicitation number is 20112583 and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-03. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 332439 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees. This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.UnisonMarketplace.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2019-06-24 12:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.UnisonMarketplace.com. FOB Destination shall be in the Statement of Work.
The DHS Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following:
LI 001: Portable Weapon Safe – Safes are brand name or equal to those manufactured by Tuffy Security, part number 300-01-P, used to secure service weapons of graduated U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer and must fit issued Glock 19 handgun with a magazine in it and two additional magazines, 768, EA;
***Question Submission: Interested Offerers must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the ‘Submit a Question’ feature at www.UnisonMarketplace.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***
Unless the Buyer indicates otherwise within a particular line item description, each Seller shall include in its online Bid individual pricing for all required line items in order to be considered for award (i.e., Do not use the ��Included in another line item�� function when pricing each line item). If a line item cannot be separately priced, you must notify the buyer through the FedBid ��Submit a Question�� feature regarding which line item(s) should be included in which other line item(s) and request reposting. Failure to comply with this term may result in the Bid being determined to be non-responsive.
New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or “gray market” items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer’s warranty.
Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy.
Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.
This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) at the time an offer or quotation is submitted, excluding the exceptions outlined in FAR 4.1102(a). Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.
No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award.
Delivery must be made within 30 days or less after receipt of order (ARO). The offeror must provide within its offer the number of days – not to exceed 30 – required to make delivery after it receives a purchase order from the buyer. Unless otherwise noted.
ORCA Requirement – Company must be registered on Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) before an award could be made to them. If company is not registered with ORCA, they may do so by going to ORCA web site at
The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors – Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications – Commercial Items – the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions – Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at
FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions – Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at
Q&A -Please submit all questions by using the ‘Submit a Question’ button. This buy will then be reposted with Q&A based on the questions that come in (if applicable).
Award Criteria-An award will be made to a responsive offeror (who submits all required submissions on time), whose past performance does not pose a risk to the Government, and whose offer is the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). An offer is technically acceptable if its technical capabilities conform to the Government’s Statement of Work or listed specs whichever is applicable to the buy.
In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation. Submissions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Exact Match Only Commodity Buys- NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY. The vendor may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the DHS/CBP Contracti
ng Officer. No other individual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers, manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this RFQ. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this RFQ will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the vendor’s expense.
For Exact Match Services Buys Only- In order for a sellers bid to be ‘responsive’ and considered for award, the seller is REQUIRED to document exactly how they intend to meet the requirements of the SOW. They shall document statement detailing the service for evaluation. Failure to do this may be cause for termination. This information is REQUIRED in order for a sellers bid to be deemed ‘responsive’ and to be considered for award.
For all buys other than Exact Match Sellers MUST document what they are bidding for evaluation for award. Sellers must include, extended specs and/or manufacturer name and part numbers (if applicable). Failure to do this may be cause for termination. This information is REQUIRED in order for a sellers bid to be deemed ‘responsive’ and to be considered for award. FAR 52.211-6.
In accordance with the IPP clause; ELECTRONIC INVOICING AND PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS – INVOICE PROCESSING PLATFORM (IPP) (JAN 2016), payment requests for all new awards must be submitted electronically through the U. S. Department of the Treasury’s Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP). The Contractor must use IPP for contracts and orders awarded April 11, 2016 or later.
To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in FAR 32.905(b), “Payment documentation and process” and the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in this contract. The IPP website address is: https:// www.ipp.gov.
Contractor assistance with IPP enrollment can be obtained by contacting IPPCustomerSupport@fms.treas.gov or phone (866) 973-3131.
If the Contractor is unable to comply with the requirement to use IPP for submitting invoices for payment, the Contractor must submit a waiver request in writing to the contracting officer.