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SPS Mobile Cabinet RFI

ID: 36C24524Q0710 • Type: Sources Sought
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Responses must be received no later than Wednesday, July 17, 2024, at 10:00AM EST. THIS REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) IS ISSUED SOLELY FOR INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION. THE SUBMISSION OF PRICING, CAPABILITIES FOR PLANNING PURPOSES, AND OTHER MARKET INFORMATION IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED AND ALLOWED UNDER THIS RFI IN ACCORDANCE WITH (IAW) FAR 15.201(e). DISCLAIMER: This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this RFI that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. IAW FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI. SOURCES SOUGHT DESCRIPTION This is NOT a solicitation announcement. This is a sources sought/RFI only. The purpose of this sources sought/RFI is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classification relative to NAICS 337215. Responses to this sources sought will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this sources sought, a solicitation announcement may be published. Responses to this sources sought synopsis are not considered adequate responses for a solicitation announcement. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VISN 5 Network Contracting Office, is seeking sources that can provide SPS Mobile Cabinet for the Washington DC VA Medical Center. ITEM INFORMATION ITEM NUMBER DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE AMOUNT 0001 3.00 EA __________________ __________________ MOBILE CABINET LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: CC-1123 0002 60.00 EA __________________ __________________ 8-3/4" Stainless Steel Peg Board Hook LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: CU-8772-714 0003 60.00 EA __________________ __________________ 8" Stainless Steel Peg Board Hook LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: CU-8773-714 0004 60.00 EA __________________ __________________ 9" Stainless steel Peg Board Hook LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: CU-8774-714 GRAND TOTAL __________________ STATEMENT OF WORK (SOW) Title. SPS Mobile Storage Cabinets Scope of Work. This procurement is to provide three (3) mobile storage cabinets to SPS. The mobile storage cabinets will have sloped tops and at least two locking wheels. The procurement shall include all parts, materials, labor, and resources required to implement and utilize the equipment/system to their fullest capacity. All items must be covered by manufacturer s warranty and procured through a manufacturer-approved distribution channel. Distributers and resellers must be able to document ability to provide items through manufacturer-approved distribution channels upon request. Specifications. 3.1 Equipment. Line Item Description Quantity Mobile Cabinet 3 8-3/4 Stainless Steel Peg Board Hook 60 8 Stainless Steel Peg Board Hook 60 9 Stainless steel Peg Board Hook 60 3.2 Required Features 48 W x 24 D x 84 H (97 3/8 H with sloping top) Magnetic door catches Stainless Steel, fully welded 3/16 Tempered glass Pull handles Peg board back Qty (2) Locking Casters Qty (2) Swivel Casters Includes 8-3/4 Stainless Steel Peg Board Hook Fits 3/16 & 1/4 diameter holes Includes 8 Stainless Steel Peg Board Hook Fits 1 4 diameter holes Includes 9 Stainless steel Peg Board Hook Fits 1 4 diameter holes Specific Tasks. 4.1 Delivery. All equipment shall be delivered to: Washington DC VA Medical Center 50 Irving St NW Washington, DC 20422 ATTN: VHAWAS Equipment Committee 4.2 On Site Procedures. COVID-19 Screening: All persons entering the facility shall be subject to screening for COVID-19 per the current CDC (Center for Disease Control) guidelines. Mask Requirement: All contractors shall wear masks while indoors. Contract personnel are required to identify themselves as such to avoid creating an impression in the minds of members of the public that they are Government Officials. Time spent on site shall be for a period sufficient to complete the work set forth in the statement of work. On site visits shall be scheduled in advance with the designated on-site POC. The VA campus is non-smoking. Contractor personnel are required to comply with this policy. Parking: it is the responsibility of the Contractor to park in the appropriate designated parking areas. Contractor personnel s tool bags are subject to inspection. 4.3 Installation/Implementation. Installation/Implementation will be completed by personnel certified and knowledgeable with the designated equipment/system. Installation shall be completed within the period of performance. Contractor shall be responsible for any Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required when performing work on site. In the case turn-in, exchange, repair, or replacement of equipment containing hard drives used by the VA, the hard drives shall be removed from the equipment and remain in possession of the VA (this includes loaned or rented equipment). The contractor shall take all necessary precautions to prevent damage to any government property. The contractor shall report any damages immediately and shall be assessed current replacement costs for property damaged by the contractor, unless corrective action is taken. Any damaged material (i.e., trees, shrubs, lawn/turf, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, etc.) will be replaced in a timely manner or corrected by the contractor with like materials, at no extra cost to the government, upon approval of the Contracting Officer. 4.5 Inspection and Acceptance. Contractor shall conduct a joint inspection with the on-site POC upon completion of installation. In the event deficiencies are identified, the contractor shall provide the date when the identified deficiencies will be addressed if not addressed on the date of installation. The Contractor shall conduct a joint inspection with the on-site POC after addressing all deficiencies. All deficiencies identified in the joint inspections shall be corrected by the Contractor prior to Government acceptance of the item. Any disputes shall be resolved by the Contracting Officer. 4.6 Deliverables. The Contractor shall provide the below documentation for the proposed equipment to VHAWASEquipmentRequests@va.gov within 10 business days of work completion: Service report. Warranty information. Electronic copy of the Operators Manual. Electronic copies of the complete technical service manuals, including troubleshooting guides, necessary diagnostic software and equipment information, schematic diagrams, and parts lists. Hours of Operation. DC VAMC s normal business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, excluding observed Federal holidays: New Year s Day Labor Day Martin Luther King s Birthday Columbus Day President s Day Veteran s Day Memorial Day Thanksgiving Day Juneteenth Christmas Day Independence Day Any other national holiday as declared by the President of the United States Period of Performance. Delivery within 90 days from contract award. ____________________________________________________________________________ The information identified above is intended to be descriptive, not restrictive and to indicate the quality of the supplies/services that will be satisfactory. It is the responsibility of the interested source to demonstrate to the government that the interested parties can provide the supplies/services that fulfill the required specifications. If you are interested and are capable of providing the sought-out supplies/services, please provide the requested information as well as the information indicated below. If you are interested and are capable of providing the sought-out supplies/services, please provide the requested information as well as the information indicated below. Response to this notice should include company name, address, point of contact, size of business pursuant to the following questions: (1) Please indicate the size status and representations of your business, such as but not limited to: Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Hubzone, Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Large Business, etc. (2) Is your company considered small under the NAICS code identified under this RFI? (3) Are you the manufacturer or distributor of the items being referenced above (or equivalent product/solution)? What is the manufacturing country of origin of these items? (4) If you are a small business and you are an authorized distributor/reseller for the items identified above (or equivalent product/solution), do you alter; assemble; modify; the items requested in any way? If you do, state how and what is altered; assembled; modified? (5) Does your company have an FSS contract with GSA or the NAC or are you a contract holder with NASA SEWP or any other federal contract? If so, please provide the contract type and number. (6) If you are an FSS GSA/NAC or NASA SEWP contract holder or other federal contract holder, are the referenced items/solutions available on your schedule/contract? (7) Please provide general pricing for your products/solutions for market research purposes. (8) Please submit your capabilities in regard to the salient characteristics being provided and any information pertaining to equal to items to establish capabilities for planning purposes? *** Submissions addressing Section (8) should show clear, compelling, and convincing*** evidence that all equal to items" meet all required salient characteristics. Responses to this notice shall be submitted via email to Michael.Jones16@va.gov. Telephone responses shall not be accepted. Responses must be received no later than Wednesday, July 17, 2024, at 10:00AM EST. If a solicitation is issued it shall be announced at a later date, and all interested parties must respond to that solicitation announcement separately from the responses to this request for information. Responses to this notice are not a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation.
Background
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VISN 5 Network Contracting Office, is seeking sources that can provide SPS Mobile Cabinet for the Washington DC VA Medical Center.

Overview

Response Deadline
July 17, 2024, 10:00 a.m. EDT Due in 3 Days
Posted
July 10, 2024, 1:50 p.m. EDT
Set Aside
None
Place of Performance
Department of Veterans Affairs Washington DC VA Medical Center Washington, DC 20422 United States
Source
SAM

Current SBA Size Standard
500 Employees
Pricing
Likely Fixed Price
Est. Level of Competition
Low
Odds of Award
20%
Signs of Shaping
The solicitation is open for 6 days, below average for the VISN 5: Capitol Health Care Network. 98% of similar contracts within the Veterans Health Administration had a set-aside.
On 7/10/24 VISN 5: Capitol Health Care Network issued Sources Sought 36C24524Q0710 for SPS Mobile Cabinet RFI due 7/17/24. The opportunity was issued full & open with NAICS 337215 and PSC 7110.
Primary Contact
Title
Contract Specialist
Name
Michael Jones   Profile
Phone
(202) 745-8000 Ext. 52485

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Additional Details

Source Agency Hierarchy
VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF > VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF > 245-NETWORK CONTRACT OFFICE 5 (36C245)
FPDS Organization Code
3600-00245
Source Organization Code
100173468
Last Updated
July 10, 2024
Last Updated By
Michael.Jones16@va.gov
Archive Date
July 27, 2024