7310 - Food Preparation Equipment for OBVAMC

Subject: 7310 - Food Preparation Equipment for OBVAMC
Solicitation Number: 36C25621Q0498
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 333318
Notice Published: 02-26-21
Response Due: 03-05-21

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Contact: Shannon West This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (318) 466-2086
Office Address: RIDGELAND, MS 39157
Place of Performance: Shreveport, LA 71101

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Department of Veterans Affairs Network Contracting Office 16 - ALEXANDRIA In Support of the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC) REQUEST FOR INFORMATION 36C25621Q0498 Food Preparation Equipment. Background: The Overton Brooks VA medical Center (OBVAMC) proposes to replace the existing Food Preparation Equipment. Place of Performance: Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, 510 E Stoner Ave., Shreveport, LA. 71101. Installation: All work and installation will be performed in house. RESPONSES: The intent of this Request for Information is to establish sources to define the procurement strategy (e.g set-aside, sole source, unrestricted) for a solicitation that VA intends to post soon. Interested contractors are requested to respond in accordance with the following: Please respond to this RFI if you can provide the exact brand name products listed in the table in the background section listed on Sources Sought Notice. In the response please cite your business size status. If you have an existing GSA or VA, Federal Supply Schedule contract, please include the contract details in your response. DISTRIBUTORS: You must provide proof that you are an authorized distributor. VA does not accept grey market items. Please respond to this RFI if you can provide supplies that may be determined EQUIVALENT to the products listed in the table in the background section. Please provide details on the proposed EQUIVALENT products such as Manufacturer Name, Part Number, and Description. Please note that VA is particularly interested in determining the availability of Small Business Manufacturers. If your company is a small business manufacturer of potentially equivalent items, please respond to this RFI. Vendors are requested to submit estimated market research pricing with their responses. The estimated pricing will be considered when determining the procurement strategy for the future solicitation. (e.g. if CO determines that capable small businesses cannot provide fair and reasonable pricing, then the solicitation will not be set-aside). Please note that if no responses to this notice are received, from either authorized distributors of the cited brand name nor from manufacturers marketing a potentially equivalent brand, then this action will be sole sourced to the manufacturer cited in the Background section. CONTACT INFORMATION AND RESPONSE DUE DATE: Please email all responses to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please respond to this RFI no later than 03/05/2021. DISCLAIMER: This RFI is issued solely for informational and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation. Responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to form a binding contract. Respondents are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI.