Type: Synopsis Solicitation • ID: 61200PR230000160


Posted: March 18, 2023, 8:13 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 61200PR230000160 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 221210 with a small business size standard of 1,000.00 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:
2023-03-20 11:00:00.0 Eastern Time. This time supersedes the Offers Due Time listed above.
FOB Destination shall be in the Place of Performance.
The DHS USCG Special Mission Training Center requires the following items, Purchase Description Determined by Line Item, to the following:
LI 001: Firm Fixed Price Cost Per Liquid Propane Gas (LPG) Gallon. Period of Performance 03/24/2023 - 06/30/2023. Provide Liquid Propane Gas (LPG) Gallon as needed to various locations throughout USCG Training Center Petaluma. Estimate number of LPG gallons usage is unknown; in a three-month period usage vary from 20,000 to 35,000 LPG gallons per month. The Government estimates that it may need 110,000 LPG gallons through the end of the delivery period. All work shall be performed IAW the Statement of Work., 110000, GL;
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, DHS USCG Special Mission Training Center 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. DHS USCG Special Mission Training Center 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.
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 Unison 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.
Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy.
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 must be "ACTIVE" at the time of award.
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.
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).
In addition to providing pricing at 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
Posted: March 15, 2023, 5:47 a.m. EST
Posted: March 14, 2023, 6:33 p.m. EST


Response Deadline
March 20, 2023, 10:00 a.m. EST Past Due
March 14, 2023, 6:33 p.m. EST (updated: March 18, 2023, 8:13 a.m. EST)
Set Aside
Small Business (SBA)
Place of Performance
See Place of Performance.

Current SBA Size Standard
1000 Employees
Fixed Price
Est. Level of Competition
Signs of Shaping
The solicitation is open for 5 days, below average for the Coast Guard. 100% of obligations for similar contracts within the Coast Guard were awarded full & open.
On 3/14/23 Coast Guard issued Synopsis Solicitation 61200PR230000160 for USCG TRACEN PETALUMA PROPANE due 3/20/23. The opportunity was issued with a Small Business (SBA) set aside with NAICS 221210 (SBA Size Standard 1000 Employees) and PSC 6830.
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