For the purchase of 1, roadside brusher tractor with a boom and rotary cutting head

Type: Synopsis Solicitation • ID: 1284LL23Q0028


Posted: March 17, 2023, 9:01 a.m. EST
AMENDMENT NOTICE: 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 1284LL23Q0028 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 2023-02. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 333111 with a small business size standard of 1,250.00 employees. This requirement is a Small Business Set-Aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.
The solicitation pricing on will start on the date this solicitation is posted, and, unless otherwise displayed at, will end on:
2023-03-09 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time. This time supersedes the Offers Due Time listed above.
FOB Destination shall be OROFINO, ID 83544
The Forest Service requires the following items, Purchase Description Determined by Line Item, to the following:
LI 001: Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest has a requirement for the purchase of 1, roadside brusher tractor with a boom and rotary cutting head. See page 3, and 14-15 of attached RFQ 1284LL23Q0028 for more information and specifications., 1, EA;
Solicitation and Buy Attachments
***Question Submission: Interested offerors 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 Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***
For this solicitation, Forest Service intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, Unison Marketplace. Unison Marketplace has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. Forest Service is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on Offerors that are not currently registered to use should proceed to to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or via email at Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive process. Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or of Unison Marketplace: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through Unison Marketplace in compliance with the Unison Marketplace Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as 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
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
Posted: March 9, 2023, 12:02 p.m. EST
Posted: March 7, 2023, 9:41 a.m. EST


Response Deadline
March 9, 2023, 3:00 p.m. EST (original: March 9, 2023, 11:00 a.m. EST) Past Due
March 7, 2023, 9:41 a.m. EST (updated: March 17, 2023, 9:01 a.m. EST)
Set Aside
Small Business (SBA)
Place of Performance

Current SBA Size Standard
1250 Employees
Likely Fixed Price
Est. Level of Competition
Signs of Shaping
The solicitation is open for 2 days, below average for the USFS Region 4: Intermountain Region. 75% of obligations for similar contracts within the Forest Service were awarded full & open.
On 3/7/23 USFS Region 4: Intermountain Region issued Synopsis Solicitation 1284LL23Q0028 for For the purchase of 1, roadside brusher tractor with a boom and rotary cutting head due 3/9/23. The opportunity was issued with a Small Business (SBA) set aside with NAICS 333111 (SBA Size Standard 1250 Employees) and PSC 2420.
Name: Joel Duncan, Title: Purchasing Agent, Phone: 2086603735, Email:;   Profile


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AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF > FOREST SERVICE > Intermountain Regional Office, Region 4
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Last Updated
March 17, 2023
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Sept. 5, 2023