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Notice Type: Combine Solicitation
Posted Date: 11-DEC-13
Office Address: Department of the Air Force; Air Combat Command; 55 CONS; 101 Washington Sq Bldg 40 Offutt AFB NE 68113-2107
Subject: Lease 2014 Chevrolet Equinox
Classification Code: W - Lease or Rental of equipment
Solicitation Number: F3HSE13330A001
Contact: Susianne Patterson, Contract specialist, Phone 402-294-3083, Fax 402-294-0430, Email firstname.lastname@example.org - Theresa Bryant, Contracting Officer , Phone 402-294-7304, Fax 402 294-0430, Email Theresa.Bryant@offutt.af.mil
Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business
Place of Performance (address): USSTRATCOM/JOCD Offutt AFB, NE
Place of Performance (zipcode): 68113
Place of Performance Country: US
Description: Department of the Air Force
Air Combat Command
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation Number F3HSE13330A001 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-37. This requirement is 100% set-aside for small business competition. The applicable NAICS code is 532112; the NAICS size standard is $35.5M. Lease Vehicle for USSTRATCOM Deputy Commander. The government intends to issue a purchase order to Lease one 2014 Chevrolet Equinox 2LT AWD, 4.4 JO vehicle requirements CC/CD/CS, vehicle with power convenience package including rear power lift gate. Protection package including floor mats, leather interior, cargo package, remote start and all other standard features for the 2LT package. Less than 12,000 miles driven per year. Exterior color: Black. Interior Color: Jet Black, perforated leather. Cost must include: GM Smart Care Program, including oil changes/routine maintenance, taxes and license. Base plus one option period. Delivery needs to be no later than 22 March 2014. Deliver To: Beardmore Chevrolet (Ph (402) 734-2525) 418 Fortcrook Road Bellevue, Nebraska 68005 Period of Performance: Base period, 1 April 2014 through 31 March 2015; Option period 1, 1 April 2015 through 31 March 2016. The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition: The provision at FAR 52.208-4, Vehicle Lease Payments; FAR 52.208-5, Condition of Leased Vehicles; FAR 52.208-6, Marking of Leased Vehicles; FAR 52.208-7, Tagging of Leased Vehicles; FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial items. The evaluation will be based on price and ability to meet requirements. The provision at FAR 52.212-3 Alt l, Offeror Representation and Certifications-Commercial Items. The offeror must include a completed copy of this provision with their quote. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial items; the clause at FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (includes 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct; 52.203-15, Whistleblower Protections Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; 52.219-8,Utilization of Small Business Concerns; 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity, 52.222-35; Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible; 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities, 52.222-39; Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues of Fees, 52.222-41; Service Contract Act of 1965; 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons, 52.222-51; Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, of Repair of Certain Equipment- Requirements; 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services - Requirements; 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification; 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations; 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S., - Flag Commercial Vessels); FAR 52.217-5, Evaluation of Options; FAR 52.217-8, Option to Extend Services; FAR 52.217-9, Option to Extend the Term of the Contract; FAR 52.228-8, Liability and Insurance-Leased Motor Vehicles. The clause at FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds. The clause at DFARS 252.204-7004, Required Central Contractor Registration, applies to this and all future acquisitions. A complete written quotation will be due and must be physically received by the 55th Contracting Squadron/LGCZ, 101 Washington Square, Bldg 40, Offutt AFB 68113-2107, NLT 1300 CST on 14 Jan 2014. Quotations may be submitted via email to email@example.com or via FAX to (402) 294-0430. Please reference solicitation #F3HSE13330A001 on all correspondence. Please acknowledge all requirements on quotations. Please indicate FOB destination on quote and submit a copy of your lease agreement. Quotes must be valid for 30 calendar days after close of solicitation. Any questions should be submitted in writing to Susianne Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.