V999--FY21: WPBVAMC Warehouse Support Services New Contract


Subject: V999--FY21: WPBVAMC Warehouse Support Services New Contract
Solicitation Number: 36C24821Q0230
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 493110
Set-Aside: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Notice Published: 05-03-21
Response Due: 05-10-21

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Scott Frankel This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (561) 422-8262
Office Address: TAMPA, FL 33637
Place of Performance: West Palm Beach VA Medical Center 7305 North Military Trail Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-6400 33410

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Page 17 of 17 COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center located at 7305 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33410 has a requirement to provide all warehousing services necessary and ensure continuity of access to, and delivery of, VA procured healthcare supplies (including Personal Protection Equipment [PPE], such as masks, isolation gowns, etc.) to Veterans. The Contractor is to safeguard all government healthcare supplies and equipment that may be housed in the Contractor location. In support of this initiative, the contractor shall provide a full range of logistical support services and warehouse operations such as receiving, inventory management, staging, and delivery for VA Warehousing in support of the West Palm Beach Medical Center. The Contractor shall receive, oversee, process, store, and repackage property if needed (e.g. medical supplies and equipment) and schedule deliveries and pickup among other tasks. Contractor shall un-package, store, repackage, and deliver property to the identified location. This includes movement from one location to another, receipt of new deliveries, and relocating property.  All deliveries will be inspected and accepted by VA employee prior to storage in contractor facility. The VA COR or designee will visit the contractor facility on a daily basis to perform physical inspection and acceptance of deliveries. Contractor shall pick-up shipments of medical/surgical supplies from the VA facility on a daily basis. This is a SDVOSB set aside. Offerors are required to comply with 13 C.F.R. 125.6 by completing the attached LOS Certification (attached). There will be a one year base period and four one year option periods. Coverage shall begin on 06/01/2021 and end on 05/31/2022 unless otherwise identified by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The attached Performance Work Statement (PWS) shall be adhered to. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation, Request for Quotation (RFQ), for commercial items prepared in accordance with 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. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code and size standards in millions of dollars are 493110 and $30 Million, respectively. FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items is applicable to this procurement. This requirement will be awarded to a responsible contractor whose proposal represents the best value to the Government, considering price and technical factors, with technical and past performance factors more important than price. Evaluation factors will be considered in descending order of importance: Technical Capability: Provide technical performance plan and proof of applicable certifications, license, and insurance. Past Performance: Prospective contractors may provide a list of five business references for which the contractor performed the same or similar scope as required in the performance work statement. The reference information shall include: name of business; name and title of point of contact; brief description of services performed; and date services performed. Contractor s Proposed Rate for: One Year Base Period and Four One Year Separately Priced Option Years. Offers shall include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, with its offer. The provision may be accessed at http://farsite.hill.af.mil/. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following provisions related to FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (Oct 2010) apply to this acquisition: (a) The Contractor shall comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, which are incorporated in this contract by reference, to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: (1) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)). ___Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)). (2) 52.233-3, Protest After Award (Aug 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553). (3) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004) (Pub. L. 108-77, 108-78). (b) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (b) that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 253g and 10 U.S.C. 2402). 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2010) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644). 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Nov 2016) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)). 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting (Jan 2017) (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(14)). 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Re-representation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)). 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755). 52.222-19, Child Labor Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Oct 2016) (E.O. 13126). 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015). 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sep 2016) (E.O. 11246). 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015)(38 U.S.C. 4212). 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans, (Feb 2016) (38 U.S.C. 4212). 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015). (Executive Order 12989). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items or certain other types of commercial items as prescribed in 22.1803.) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011) (E.O. 13513). 52.225-1, Buy American Supplies (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d). 52.225-5, Trade Agreements (Oct 2016) (19 U.S.C. 2501, et seq., 19 U.S.C. 3301 note). 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O. s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards (Aug 1996) (5 U.S.C. 552a). (c) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (c), applicable to commercial services, that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: 52.222-41, Service Contract Act Labor Standards (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.). 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (May 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.). (d)  Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph (d) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records Negotiation. (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractor s directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract. (2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR Subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved. (3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law. (e)(1) Notwithstanding the requirements of the clauses in paragraphs (a), (b), (c), and (d) of this clause, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (e)(1) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause (i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Oct 2015) (Pub. L. 110-252, Title VI, Chapter 1 (41 U.S.C. 251 note)). (ii) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Nov 2016) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $650,000 ($1.5 million for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities. (iii) [Reserved] (iv) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sep 2016) (E.O. 11246). (v) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (vi) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). (vii) [Reserved] (viii) 52.222-41, Service Contract Act of 1965 (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.). (ix) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)). Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)). (x) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (Nov 2007) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.). (xi) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.). (xii) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015). (xiii) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (May 2014) (Pub. L. 110-247). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6. (xiv) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64. (2) While not required, the contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations. (End of clause) Other applicable provisions and clauses incorporated by reference: FAR 52.204-7 System for Award Management FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors Commercial items FAR 52.212-4 Terms and Conditions Commercial items 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 52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards FAR 52.225-2 Buy American Certificate FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer System for Award Management FAR 52.233-1 Disputes FAR 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim VAAR 852.273-75 Security Requirements for Unclassified Information Technology Resource VAAR 852.203-70 Commercial advertising VAAR 852.237-70 Contractor responsibilities VAAR 852.270-1 Representatives of contracting officers VAAR 852.273-70 Late offers VAAR 852.273-74 Award without exchanges 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998) This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): https://www.acquisition.gov/Far/loadmainre.html http://www1.va.gov/oamm/oa/ars/policyreg/vaar/ http://farsite.hill.af.mil/ This announcement constitutes the only solicitation and interested parties are solely responsible for monitoring this solicitation and any amendments thereto. All contractors that intend to participate in the solicitation shall have an active registration with System for Award Management (SAM). If quoters do not have an active SAM account; account registration will be required at the following website. https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/. All quoters that are SDVOSB or VOSB must be verified through the Vendor Information Pages (VIP). An application and information is available at the following website https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/. In accordance with VAAR 852.273-74, the Government intends to evaluate proposals and award a contract without exchanges with offerors.  Therefore, each initial offer should contain the offeror s best terms from a cost or price and technical standpoint.  However, the Government reserves the right to conduct exchanges if later determined by the contracting officer to be necessary. Offerors are instructed to submit clear and concise offers which adhere to the following format: Introductory/Response Letter to include brief business history and capability statement (letter not to exceed 3 pages) Technical Ability section shall include a technical performance plan and proof of insurance and bonding. (section not to exceed 5 pages > not including copies of certificates) Past Performance section may include up to five business references with the following: name of business; name and title of point of contact; brief description of services performed; and date services performed (section not to exceed 5 pages) Completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items (provision may be accessed at http://farsite.hill.af.mil/), if not completed in SAM. Completed Schedule of Rates. One Year Base Period and Four One Year Separately Priced Option Years. All sources who believe that they have the experience and capabilities to perform the required services referenced above and detailed in the Performance Work Statement may submit their detailed quote no later than 14:00pm EST on May 10, 2021 to the following: Scott Frankel, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice. PERFORMANCE WORK STATEMENT (PWS) 1.0 BACKGROUND The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 548-West Palm Beach Medical Center/Healthcare System requires warehousing support services to supplement existing capacity. 2.0 SCOPE OF WORK 2.1 The contract is to provide the VHA with all warehousing services necessary and ensure continuity of access to, and delivery of, VA procured healthcare supplies (including Personal Protection Equipment [PPE], such as masks, isolation gowns, etc.) to Veterans. The Contractor is to safeguard all government healthcare supplies and equipment that may be housed in the Contractor location. 2.2 In support of this initiative, the contractor shall provide a full range of logistical support services and warehouse operations such as receiving, inventory management, staging, and delivery for VA Warehousing in support of the 548 West Palm Beach Medical Center. The Contractor shall receive, oversee, process, store, and repackage property if needed (e.g. medical supplies and equipment) and schedule deliveries and pickup among other tasks. Contractor shall un-package, store, repackage, and deliver property to the identified location. This includes movement from one location to another, receipt of new deliveries, and relocating property.  All deliveries will be inspected and accepted by VA employee prior to storage in contractor facility. The VA COR or designee will visit the contractor facility on a daily basis to perform physical inspection and acceptance of deliveries. Contractor shall pick-up shipments of medical/surgical supplies from the VA facility on a daily basis. 2.3 The warehouse facility shall be owned the contractor and shall be located within a 20-mile radius ,30 minutes driving distance of the VHA 548 West Palm Beach Medical Center, 7305 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33410. The Contractor shall have storage facilities sufficient to contain VA items in secure and climate-controlled conditions that will preserve the operability of the items stored. 2.4 Contractor shall comply with all applicable Federal, State, local and industry safety, i.e., OSHA, Department of Labor (DOL), and health standards, regulations and statutes pertaining to the operation of the warehouse and/or distribution of commodities, including healthcare supplies, identified herein. The facility must be kept clean and uncluttered (i.e. no visible dust on products), cleaned at least once weekly to avoid contamination. VA equipment is to be wrapped with stretch wrap and covered for protection against damage. Contractor is to manage pest control; the facility is to remain free of insects, rodents, and other vermin. 2.5 Contractor's facility shall meet all industry standards for fire alarms and suppression systems for the commodities being warehoused. Facility shall also have individual 24/7 monitored alarm access and shall comply in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21, to maintain inventory in controlled warehouse storage.  2.6 VA Medical/Surgical Supplies/equipment shall be segregated by a cage or other defining material for quick identification purposes. Supplies shall be stored at a temperature-controlled environment. Storage locations must be a stable environment without extreme changes in temperature and humidity. The facility should have electronic monitoring and reporting of out-of-range event capabilities. also, the facility monitoring must be able to report out-of-range events. The method of monitoring must be able to be investigated whether electronic or manual monitoring. Items stored within these locations must comply with temperature and humidity requirements in accordance with manufacturer specifications. At a minimum, supply storage areas must meet the following specifications: Relative Humidity < 75 %, Temperature 64 78 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.7 Contractor shall be responsible for relocating VA identified supplies from the current location to Contractor s facility. The address for the current location is 7305 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33410. 2.8 Contractor shall be able and capable to receive and process an average of 27 pallets from Monday through Friday. The Contractor shall have the means to pick up VA items from VA facility sites, deliver those items to the Contractor s storage facility, and have the means to deliver stored items to VA facilities as directed. To properly receive and deliver items the Contractor s facility must have a functional receiving dock. Deliveries shall incorporate sufficient packing to comply with all applicable federal and/or state standards relating to shipment of these products. Transportation vehicle used to deliver products should complement the dock configuration so products are off-loaded efficiently, and products removed from the truck/transportation vehicle by the contractor with contractor material handling equipment; no government furnished equipment will be provided. 2.9 Contractor shall provide delivery of Medical/Surgical Supplies/Equipment from the warehouse facility to the medical facility listed in this contract. Delivery will be needed in emergency and non-emergency cases, as needed and requested by the VA. 2.9.1 Regular/routine deliveries, after proper notification utilizing agreed upon method, are to be made Monday through Friday, next business day. Routine deliveries are to be made during normal business hours. A standard delivery will consist of up to 9 pallets. 2.9.2 Emergency Deliveries are to be made within four hours of request. If the VA requests an emergency item, and it can be added to the regular delivery, the contractor shall add the item to the regular delivery for a single, regular delivery fee. If the VA requests an emergency delivery outside of the regular delivery timeframe, the contractor shall have the capability of delivering supplies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on an emergency basis. It is anticipated this will occur rarely. 2.10 At the request of the VA, supplies and equipment may be available via will call. Will call orders may be picked up by government employees identified by the VA COR. 2.11 Contractor shall maintain an electronic database of all merchandise stored and cross reference this data with VA IFCAP numbers. Information shall contain item description, stock number, case quantities on hand, packaging multiples, vendor information, quantity per pallet, and pallet count. Contractor shall provide and maintain an up-to-date web-based inventory management system that can be accessed by key VA personnel. The web-based inventory system is subject to the approval of the VA and must comply with all federal and VA IT policies and requirements. For example, it must have a username and password protection. 2.12 Contractor shall provide an electronic mechanism to request all medical/surgical supplies/equipment for usage at VA West Palm Beach. This tool is also subject to the approval of the VA and must comply with all federal and VA IT policies and requirements. 2.13 Access Control Log: All individuals (contractor personnel or VA Employee) are to sign-in and sign-out when accessing space where VA supplies or equipment are stored. A copy of the log is to be provided to the COR on a monthly basis. Log is to be made available on demand if requested. 2.14 Contractor shall provide full access for VA personnel for warehouse inspection during normal business hours (8:00AM - 4:30PM, Monday - Friday). In addition, access via individual keyed entry to the supply/products shall be available 24/7. If emergency access is required, the VA will ensure appropriate communication will take place with the contractor. 2.15 Examples of types of Medical/Surgical supplies/devices/equipment The following list of items provides examples of the types of medical devices and supplies that may need to be stored under this contract in the future. This list is not all inclusive. Beds, Electric, ICU Capable Ventilators, Bedside/Intensive Care Ventilators, Transport Ventilators, Noninvasive Positive Pressure Infusion Controllers Infusion Pumps, Analgesic, Patient-Controlled Monitors, Physio, Bedside Defibrillators, Cardiac Electrocardiograph: EKG Hospital Stretchers Oxygen Concentrators Thermometers Portable Generator Portable HVAC Cots Air Cleaners Portable Toilet, Portable Sinks Flooring Traffic Signs PAPRs and PAPR Supplies (mask, hoses, and filters) IV Poles Caviwipes N95 Masks KN95 Masks Face Shields Disposable Gowns Reusable Gowns Lab Kits Virex Surgical Masks Gloves Bouffant Caps Shoe Covers Water Jugs ECG Electrodes Hand Sanitizer Urinal O2 Tubing Gowns Pajamas Socks BP Cuffs Temp Probes Pulse Ox Cables Personal Care Items Peri-Care Wipes Feeding Tube Supplies Toilet Paper Hi Flow Nasal Cannula Art Line Supplies Humidifier and Connectors Ventilator Supplies Needles IV Supplies 2.16 Contractor shall provide complete warehouse management services for an average of 70 pallets for 3 high with expansion capabilities up to a maximum of 210 pallets. A standard pallet is 40x48 inches, with a maximum height of 7 feet (approximately 86.5 cubic feet per pallet). See Attachment A for the list of current supplies and units to be relocated and stored at contractor facility. 3.0 PERFORMANCE PERIOD The period of performance (PoP) of this Firm Fixed Price task order is as follows: Base period: 6/1/2021-5/31/2022 Option Period 1: 6/1/2022-5/31/2023 Option Period 2: 6/1/2023-5/31/2024 Option Period 3: 6/1/2024-5/31/2025 Option Period 4: 6/1/2025-5/31/2026 4.0 PLACE OF PERFORMANCE Tasks under this contract shall be performed at Contractor Facility and commodities delivered to the designated VA facility located at 7305 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33410. 5.0 KICKOFF MEETING The Government will host a kickoff meeting within three (3) business days after contract award (if required). 6.0 TASKS AND DELIVERABLES The Contractor shall perform the Tasks contained herein. The Contractor shall provide all labor resources necessary to accomplish the deliverables described herein. 6.1 PROJECT MANAGEMENT The Contractor shall appoint an Onsite Supervisor who will be the single point of contact between the Contractor and the Government. The Onsite Supervisor shall be responsible for ensuring that the deliverables set forth in this document are delivered on schedule and that they meet the requirements of the PWS. Onsite Supervisor shall provide management briefings, as required. The onsite supervisor or designee shall be available at all times when contract work is in progress to receive notices, reports or requests from the Contracting Officer s Representative (COR). Deliverable 001: Daily Inbound/Outbound Delivery Report to include times of deliveries (time/date requested, and time/date delivered) Deliverable 002: Weekly On-hand Status Report Deliverable 003: Monthly inspection reports of product inventory for expiration dates. Notify the COR of any product that expires within 12 months. Deliverable 004: Stock rotation by pulling orders from the oldest available stock for any order received and replacing it with fresh product from VA inventory utilizing first-in-first-out. Stock items that are rotated and have a different expiration date than previously reported must be highlighted on the monthly report. Deliverable 005: Monthly report on environmental monitors temperature, humidity, pest control maintenance, cleaning schedules Deliverable 006: Daily discrepancy/damaged goods report Deliverable 007: Access Control Log copy provided monthly to the COR 6.2 WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS SUPPORT Contractor shall provide the following warehouse operations support. 6.2.1 RISKS ASSET MANAGEMENT The Contractor shall provide Receipt, Inventory, Integration, and Delivery support using multiple asset management processes and systems, as required. 6.2.1.1 RECEIPT Review accuracy of all assets delivered to warehouse are in accordance with approved invoice or associated Bill of Lading, including verification of asset counts. Inspect deliveries for damages, document condition upon receipt and notify COR of any discrepancies. 6.2.1.2 INVENTORY Track all packages from receipt to delivery. Open packages and check received goods and materials, as required. Initiate inventory within the contractor web-based inventory management system described in 2.11. 6.2.1.3 INTEGRATION Store assets and ability to quickly retrieve stored assets upon request. Capture assets by pallet and rack location within the designated staging facility. Verify assets using inventories and inventory verification processes. 6.2.1.4 SHIPPING/DELIVERY Provide safety measures to aid in limiting the spread of COVID-19. Provide detailed inventory lists and enable supply transactions. 6.2.1.5. INSPECTION Regular Inspection and Maintenance: The Contractor shall regularly inspect and maintain stored VA items in accordance with manufacturers requirements. 6.3 INFORMATION DESK Acknowledge all information flowing in and out of the warehouse. Track all inbound shipment notices, alert warehouse personnel, and track delivery status. Collect delivery information for reporting purposes. Maintain Access Control Log. 7.0 MANAGEMENT PLAN, SAFETY PLAN, AND COVID-19 BREAKOUT PLAN The Contractor's General Management Plan, Warehouse COVID-19 Safety Plan, and COVID-19 Warehouse Breakout Safety Response, as presented in its proposal, will be incorporated as part of the contract award and implemented upon award. 8.0 DRESS CODE Contractor shall maintain a neat and professional appearance including good personal hygiene. Facial hair must be neat and trimmed and shall not impede safety attire application. All contractors are required to wear designated safety apparel per National and State guidance within the facility until otherwise directed. All contractors shall wear closed toed shoes and safety attire as required in performance of warehouse operations. 9.0 SCHEDULE FOR DELIVERABLES Note: Deliverables with due dates falling on a weekend or holiday shall be submitted the following Government workday after the weekend or holiday unless an emergency delivery is requested. Task # Deliverable Number Deliverable Description Final Due Date 6.1 001 Daily Inbound/Outbound Delivery Report Daily 6.1. 002 Weekly On-hand Status Report Every Friday by COB. 6.1 003 Report of product inventory with expiration dates Monthly by 4th Friday 6.1 004 Stock rotation report Quarterly by 4th Friday 6.1 005 Environmental Monitors Report- to include at a minimum temperature, humidity, pest control, cleaning Quarterly by 4th Friday 6.1 006 Discrepancy/Damaged Goods Report Daily 10.0 METHOD AND DISTRIBUTION OF DELIVERABLES The Contractor will deliver documentation in electronic format, unless otherwise directed. 11.0 CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL SECURITY A. The Contractor shall provide all material handling equipment training for their employees required to perform the tasks identified herein B. The Contractor shall be responsible for obtaining all necessary permits and licenses, and for complying with all applicable federal, state and municipal laws and regulations. C. The contractor shall comply with all Privacy Act regulations related to personally identifiable information (PII). http://www.privacy.va.gov/Privacy Resources.asp. D. The contractor shall be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. 12.0 CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL NON-SECURITY REQUIREMENTS A. Contractor personnel shall always wear visible identification while they are on the premises. B. Smoking is prohibited inside/outside any building other than the designated smoking areas. C. Possession of weapons is prohibited except for those personnel designated by the Contractor (e.g. Security Guards) to ensure safety of personnel and materials. D. Contractor will maintain physical security of the warehouse facilities housing the activities performed under this contract. The contractor will ensure that security procedures are defined and enforced. 13.0 Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) Purpose: To ensure the Government has an effective and systematic method of surveillance for the services herein. This plan will serve as a tool to verify the Contractor is performing all services required in a timely, accurate, and complete fashion. Performance measures for this initiative are defined in the table below: Performance Objective Performance Standard Surveillance Method Performance Levels 1. Timeliness Contractor shall pick up, if necessary, and deliver items as scheduled. Minimum Quality Standard - Performance will meet standard 90% of the time Observation, validated complaints. Performance...