99--Army Blender Bottles


Subject: 99--Army Blender Bottles
Solicitation Number: TRADOC20232255577
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 339920
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 09-18-23
Response Due: 09-18-23

Agency: Department of the Army
Office: W6QM MICC-FT DRUM
Contact: Name: Marketplace Support, Title: Marketplace Support, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Address: FORT DRUM, NY 13602-5220
Place of Performance: 9th Calvary Regiment Road , Ft Knox , KY 40121

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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 TRADOC20232255577 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 2023-05. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 339920 with a small business size standard of 750.00 employees. This requirement is a Small Business Set-Aside and only qualified sellers may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted, and, unless otherwise displayed at https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com, will end on: 2023-09-18 13:30:00.0 Eastern Time. This time supersedes the Offers Due Time listed above. FOB Destination shall be Ft Knox , KY 40121 The MICC End User requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: *PDF Proof must be submitted within 5 days of award. Physical sample must be provided within 15 days of award. Army Wrist Sweat Band, Specifications. 96% Polyester, 4% Elastodiene, 15cm or 6 inches in length machine washable, sweat wickingColor- Black sweat wrist band, PMC123C Gold star, white lettering (logo sized in scale) to wrist band. No grey background behind the star logo.1 pair in a package PACKAGING: Items must be packaged 50 per master bag. Master bags must be a re-sealable (zip lock-type bag), NO twist ties. Bag must be of sufficient strength and last at least up to one year of storage without discoloring. Contractor to ensure all bags, individual or master, do not crack, burst or split in shipping. Contractor to put unit bags in PSI 275 crush test master shipping boxes. Boxes not to exceed 45lbs each. MARKING INSTRUCTIONS: Contractor to mark each master shipping box on the outside (NOT ON THE TOP) with CONTRACT NUMBER, DELIVERY ORDER NUMBER, PPI NUMBER, PPI NAME and total quantity. This Shall be the only markings on the boxes. PALLETIZING INSTRUCTIONS: Boxes will be placed on a pallet that is 48 wide by 40 long with a 4 fork opening. Boxes will be stabilized with cardboard corner braces on all 4 corners from top of skid to top layer of boxes. Corner braces will be strong enough to support pallets being stacked at least 2 pallets high, without buckling, toppling, shifting or crushing under pressure. Boxes will be stacked no higher than 72 on the skid. The contractor will shrink wrap all boxes to the skid to prevent boxes from shifting or falling off skid during transport. Contractor to position the boxes on the skid to ensure content label is displayed. Contractor to put at least one (1) label outside of the shrink wrap to identify product inside of boxes. Partial boxes will be labeled as such and placed on the top of the skid. Multiple items must not be placed on the same pallet, the requirement must be only one PPI specific item per pallet. A packing list must accompany each shipment. The packing list will specify the following: Delivery Order Number, Component, Quantity per Carton, Total Carton Count, and Total Quantity. A standard Bill of Lading will not be substituted for a packing list. Pallets will be refused if they do not comply with these instructions or if they are double stacked at the contractors expense., 50000, EA; LI 002: *PDF Proof must be submitted within 5 days of award. Physical sample must be provided within 15 days of award. Army Blender Bottle; Description: The bottle and lid must be dishwasher safe. The bottle is 20 ounces made from durable high grade polyethylene terephthalate (PET). One side of the bottle include measurements in ounces (measurement markings only go to 14oz) and the ridge lines of the bottle. The lid of the bottle shall screw on and have a flip top design, black in color, the opening is approximately 1 inch in diameter. Surgical steel wire wisk blending ball. Color: Black bottle with a blueprint: U.S. Army logo approximately 2.5 inches wide and 3 inches tall Centered on the opposite side from the measurements. No grey background. (See Attachments). : Items must be packaged 50 per master bag. Master bags must be a re-sealable (zip lock-type bag), NO twist ties. Bag must be of sufficient strength and last at least up to one year of storage without discoloring. Contractor to ensure all bags, individual or master, do not crack, burst or split in shipping. Contractor to put unit bags in PSI 275 crush test master shipping boxes. Boxes not to exceed 45lbs each. MARKING INSTRUCTIONS: Contractor to mark each master shipping box on the outside (NOT ON THE TOP) with CONTRACT NUMBER, DELIVERY ORDER NUMBER, PPI NUMBER, PPI NAME and total quantity. This Shall be the only markings on the boxes. PALLETIZING INSTRUCTIONS: Boxes will be placed on a pallet that is 48 wide by 40 long with a 4 fork opening. Boxes will be stabilized with cardboard corner braces on all 4 corners from top of skid to top layer of boxes. Corner braces will be strong enough to support pallets being stacked at least 2 pallets high, without buckling, toppling, shifting or crushing under pressure. Boxes will be stacked no higher than 72 on the skid. The contractor will shrink wrap all boxes to the skid to prevent boxes from shifting or falling off skid during transport. Contractor to position the boxes on the skid to ensure content label is displayed. Contractor to put at least one (1) label outside of the shrink wrap to identify product inside of boxes. Partial boxes will be labeled as such and placed on the top of the skid. Multiple items must not be placed on the same pallet, the requirement must be only one PPI specific item per pallet. A packing list must accompany each shipment. The packing list will specify the following: Delivery Order Number, Component, Quantity per Carton, Total Carton Count, and Total Quantity. A standard Bill of Lading will not be substituted for a packing list. Pallets will be refused if they do not comply with these instructions or if they are double stacked at the contractors expense., 50000, EA; LI 003: *PDF Proof must be submitted within 5 days of award. Physical sample must be provided within 15 days of award, Army Reserve Blender Bottle. Description: The bottle and lid must be dishwasher safe. The bottle is 20 ounces made from durable high grade polyethylene terephthalate (PET). One side of the bottle include measurements in ounces (measurement markings only go to 14oz) and the ridge lines of the bottle. The lid of the bottle shall screw on and have a flip top design, black in color, the opening is approximately 1 inch in diameter. Surgical steel wire wisk blending ball. Color: Black bottle with a black lid. Imprint: U.S. Army Reserve Logo approximately 2.5 inches wide and 3 inches tall. Centered on the opposite side from the measurements. (See Attachement). Items must be packaged 50 per master bag. Master bags must be a re-sealable (zip lock-type bag), NO twist ties. Bag must be of sufficient strength and last at least up to one year of storage without discoloring. Contractor to ensure all bags, individual or master, do not crack, burst or split in shipping. Contractor to put unit bags in PSI 275 crush test master shipping boxes. Boxes not to exceed 45lbs each. MARKING INSTRUCTIONS: Contractor to mark each master shipping box on the outside (NOT ON THE TOP) with CONTRACT NUMBER, DELIVERY ORDER NUMBER, PPI NUMBER, PPI NAME and total quantity. This Shall be the only markings on the boxes. PALLETIZING INSTRUCTIONS: Boxes will be placed on a pallet that is 48 wide by 40 long with a 4 fork opening. Boxes will be stabilized with cardboard corner braces on all 4 corners from top of skid to top layer of boxes. Corner braces will be strong enough to support pallets being stacked at least 2 pallets high, without buckling, toppling, shifting or crushing under pressure. Boxes will be stacked no higher than 72 on the skid. The contractor will shrink wrap all boxes to the skid to prevent boxes from shifting or falling off skid during transport. Contractor to position the boxes on the skid to ensure content label is displayed. Contractor to put at least one (1) label outside of the shrink wrap to identify product inside of boxes. Partial boxes will be labeled as such and placed on the top of the skid. Multiple items must not be placed on the same pallet, the requirement must be only one PPI specific item per pallet. A packing list must accompany each shipment. The packing list will specify the following: Delivery Order Number, Component, Quantity per Carton, Total Carton Count, and Total Quantity. A standard Bill of Lading will not be substituted for a packing list. Pallets will be refused if they do not comply with these instructions or if they are double stacked at the contractors expense., 50000, EA; LI 004: PDF Proof must be submitted within 5 days of award. Physical sample must be provided within 15 days of award, Army ROTC Blender Bottle. Description: The bottle and lid must be dishwasher safe. The bottle is 20 ounces made from durable high grade polyethylene terephthalate (PET). One side of the bottle include measurements in ounces (measurement markings only go to 14oz) and the ridge lines of the bottle. The lid of the bottle shall screw on and have a flip top design, black in color, the opening is approximately 1 inch in diameter. Surgical steel wire wisk blending ball. Color: Black bottle with a black lid. Imprint: Army ROTC logo with trademark will be approximately 2.5 inches wide and 3 inches tall. Centered on the opposite side from the measurements. No white background. The words ARMY ROTC will be in PMC123C.). Items must be packaged 50 per master bag. Master bags must be a re-sealable (zip lock-type bag), NO twist ties. Bag must be of sufficient strength and last at least up to one year of storage without discoloring. Contractor to ensure all bags, individual or master, do not crack, burst or split in shipping. Contractor to put unit bags in PSI 275 crush test master shipping boxes. Boxes not to exceed 45lbs each. MARKING INSTRUCTIONS: Contractor to mark each master shipping box on the outside (NOT ON THE TOP) with CONTRACT NUMBER, DELIVERY ORDER NUMBER, PPI NUMBER, PPI NAME and total quantity. This Shall be the only markings on the boxes. PALLETIZING INSTRUCTIONS: Boxes will be placed on a pallet that is 48 wide by 40 long with a 4 fork opening. Boxes will be stabilized with cardboard corner braces on all 4 corners from top of skid to top layer of boxes. Corner braces will be strong enough to support pallets being stacked at least 2 pallets high, without buckling, toppling, shifting or crushing under pressure. Boxes will be stacked no higher than 72 on the skid. The contractor will shrink wrap all boxes to the skid to prevent boxes from shifting or falling off skid during transport. Contractor to position the boxes on the skid to ensure content label is displayed. Contractor to put at least one (1) label outside of the shrink wrap to identify product inside of boxes. Partial boxes will be labeled as such and placed on the top of the skid. Multiple items must not be placed on the same pallet, the requirement must be only one PPI specific item per pallet. A packing list must accompany each shipment. The packing list will specify the following: Delivery Order Number, Component, Quantity per Carton, Total Carton Count, and Total Quantity. A standard Bill of Lading will not be substituted for a packing list. Pallets will be refused if they do not comply with these instructions or if they are double stacked at the contractors expense, 50000, EA; LI 005: PDF Proof must be submitted within 5 days of award. Physical sample must be provided within 15 days of award. Army Evaporative Cooling Towels. Material- Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA). Size: 13 x 29 inches (approximate) machine washable, evaporative cooling technology. Color- Black, PMC123C Gold star, white lettering (logo sized in scale). No grey background behind the star logo. .). Items must be packaged 50 per master bag. Master bags must be a re-sealable (zip lock-type bag), NO twist ties. Bag must be of sufficient strength and last at least up to one year of storage without discoloring. Contractor to ensure all bags, individual or master, do not crack, burst or split in shipping. Contractor to put unit bags in PSI 275 crush test master shipping boxes. Boxes not to exceed 45lbs each. MARKING INSTRUCTIONS: Contractor to mark each master shipping box on the outside (NOT ON THE TOP) with CONTRACT NUMBER, DELIVERY ORDER NUMBER, PPI NUMBER, PPI NAME and total quantity. This Shall be the only markings on the boxes. PALLETIZING INSTRUCTIONS: Boxes will be placed on a pallet that is 48 wide by 40 long with a 4 fork opening. Boxes will be stabilized with cardboard corner braces on all 4 corners from top of skid to top layer of boxes. Corner braces will be strong enough to support pallets being stacked at least 2 pallets high, without buckling, toppling, shifting or crushing under pressure. Boxes will be stacked no higher than 72 on the skid. The contractor will shrink wrap all boxes to the skid to prevent boxes from shifting or falling off skid during transport. Contractor to position the boxes on the skid to ensure content label is displayed. Contractor to put at least one (1) label outside of the shrink wrap to identify product inside of boxes. Partial boxes will be labeled as such and placed on the top of the skid. Multiple items must not be placed on the same pallet, the requirement must be only one PPI specific item per pallet. A packing list must accompany each shipment. The packing list will specify the following: Delivery Order Number, Component, Quantity per Carton, Total Carton Count, and Total Quantity. A standard Bill of Lading will not be substituted for a packing list. Pallets will be refused if they do not comply with these instructions or if they are double stacked at the contractors expense., 75000, EA; LI 006: Black Mid-weight cotton, non stretchy material Double stitching 35 inches x 2.875 Inches machine washableTightening cord is 17 inches long, made from a nylon material similar to gutted paracord and sealed at the ends.Color- Black, PMC123C Gold star, white lettering (logo sized in scale) to wrist band. No grey background behind the star logo. Be All You Can Be in white GI 530 Font size approximately 1 inch1 pair in a package 1 pair in a package Items must be packaged 50 per master bag. Master bags must be a re-sealable (zip lock-type bag), NO twist ties. Bag must be of sufficient strength and last at least up to one year of storage without discoloring. Contractor to ensure all bags, individual or master, do not crack, burst or split in shipping. Contractor to put unit bags in PSI 275 crush test master shipping boxes. Boxes not to exceed 45lbs each. MARKING INSTRUCTIONS: Contractor to mark each master shipping box on the outside (NOT ON THE TOP) with CONTRACT NUMBER, DELIVERY ORDER NUMBER, PPI NUMBER, PPI NAME and total quantity. This Shall be the only markings on the boxes. PALLETIZING INSTRUCTIONS: Boxes will be placed on a pallet that is 48 wide by 40 long with a 4 fork opening. Boxes will be stabilized with cardboard corner braces on all 4 corners from top of skid to top layer of boxes. Corner braces will be strong enough to support pallets being stacked at least 2 pallets high, without buckling, toppling, shifting or crushing under pressure. Boxes will be stacked no higher than 72 on the skid. The contractor will shrink wrap all boxes to the skid to prevent boxes from shifting or falling off skid during transport. Contractor to position the boxes on the skid to ensure content label is displayed. Contractor to put at least one (1) label outside of the shrink wrap to identify product inside of boxes. Partial boxes will be labeled as such and placed on the top of the skid. Multiple items must not be placed on the same pallet, the requirement must be only one PPI specific item per pallet. A packing list must accompany each shipment. The packing list will specify the following: Delivery Order Number, Component, Quantity per Carton, Total Carton Count, and Total Quantity. A standard Bill of Lading will not be substituted for a packing list. Pallets will be refused if they do not comply with these instructions or if they are double stacked at the contractors expens, 50000, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested Sellers 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 https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, MICC End User 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. A Seller may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC End User 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 Sellers that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com.Sellers that are not currently registered to use https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com should proceed to https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com to complete their free registration. Sellers that require special considerations or assistance may contact Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Sellers may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com process. Should Sellers require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Use 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. This is currently an unfunded requirement with a high expectation that funds will be available. When and if funds become available a contract will be awarded at that time. The offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions: FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation. Provisions Incorporated by Reference; FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors; 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications; FAR 52.211-6, Brand name or Equal. The following clauses apply to this solicitation: FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items. The following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply: 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First Tier Subcontract Awards; 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation; 52.222-3, Convict Labor; 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--System for Award Management. 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim; The following DFARS clauses apply: DFARS 252.04-7004, Alternate A System for Award Management; 252.211-7003, Item Identification and Valuation; 252.225-7002, Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors; 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments; 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials; 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance Of Payments Program; 252.225-7036, Buy American Act -- Free Trade Agreements -- Balance of Payments Program; 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests; 252.247-7023, Primary and ALT III, Transportation of Supplies by Sea. IAW 52.204-7 System for Award Management (SAM) Registration (July 2013), the offeror must be registered in SAM and fully input their Representations and Certifications for a complete record. Information can be found at http://www.sam.gov or by calling 866-606-8220, or 334-206-7828 for international calls. 52.204-13 - System for Award Management Maintenance Shipping is FOB Destination CONUS (CONtinental U.S.). New Equipment ONLY. NO USED OR REMANUFACTURED PRODUCTS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Submitted Quotes will be valid for 45 days after the auction closing. This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ), not an invitation for bid (IFB).). IAW FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference, for the extended description here is the website: https://www.acquisition.gov/ The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codefor this procurement can be found. The small business sizestandard for that NAICS code can be found at https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/files/Size_Standards_Table.pdf 5152.233-4000 AMC-LEVEL PROTEST PROGRAM (Feb 2014) (LOCAL CLAUSE) Prior to submitting an agency protest, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve your concerns with the responsible contracting officer (Phone: (315)772-7272 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). However, you may also file a protest to the Headquarters (HQ), Army Materiel Command (AMC). The HQ AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 35 calendar days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the HQ AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel CommandOffice of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel4400 Martin RoadRm: A6SE040.001Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000Fax: (256) 450-8840 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. AMC-Level Protest procedures are found at: https://www.amc.army.mil/Connect/Legal-Resources/.If internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the HQ AMC-Level Protest Procedures. "52.204-9, Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel; 52.204-10,Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards; 52.222-41, Service Contract Act; 52.237-2, Protection of GovernmentBuildings, Equipment and Vegetation; 252.201-7000, COR Clause; 252.223-7006,Prohibition On Storage And Disposal Of Toxic And Hazardous Materials;252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications; 252.246-7000, Materialinspection and receiving report" Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law. Wide Area WorkFlow Payment Instructions 252.204-7012 Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information All deliveries shall be palletized when the material exceeds 250 lbs. (excluding the pallet), or exceeds 20 cubic feet, to comply with the requirements of Department of the Army Pamphlet 700-32 and MIL-STD-147E. IAW FAR 52.212-2; Evaluation - Commercial Items, the following factor shall be used to evaluate offers: technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement and price. Technical capability is a pass fail requirement. Evaluation is based on a lowest price technically acceptable. No multiple awards will be made. Quotes received through Unison Marketplace will be evaluated and awarded on an all-or-nothing basis. Wide Area WorkFlow Payment Instructions Please address your questions through the Unison Marketplace buy. If your questions are not being answered in a timely manner, please send your question to the S2P2 Contracting Officer - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 315-772-5582. 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