Inspection and Maintenance MZ tow Tractors

Subject: Inspection and Maintenance MZ tow Tractors
Solicitation Number: 70Z03821QE0000031
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 333924
Notice Published: 05-03-21
Response Due: 05-14-21

Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Contact: Jason M. Smith This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (252) 335-6204
Office Address: ELIZABETH CTY, NC 27909

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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR subpart 12.6 and part 13, 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 70Z03821QE0000031 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2021-05 Effective March 10, 2021. The applicable North American Industry Classification System Code is 333924. The small business size standard is 750 employees. This solicitation is 100% Set-Aside for Small Business. All small business sources may submit a quotation, which shall be considered by the agency. It is anticipated that a firm-fixed price purchase order will be awarded on a competitive basis as a result of this synopsis/solicitation for the following Repair: Item Name: MZ Tow Tractor Repair Part Number: MZ National Stock Number: 2410-01-HS2-1346 Quantity: 2 Option Quantity: 10 Required Delivery: 15 June 2021 At the time of award, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) will place an order for the purchase of 2 each. In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 52.217-6, the USCG may require additional components up to a maximum quantity of 10 each at the same price as the original order through one year from contract award. If any additional quantities are to be ordered the contractor will be notified through the issuance of a written modification. Delivery terms for each additional order will be included on the modification Concerns having the expertise and required capabilities to provide these items are invited to submit offers in accordance with the requirements stipulated in this solicitation. Alternate Parts will be authorized if they are an approved alternate part that satisfies all form, fit, and function requirements of the original parts and conform to the approved configuration. All parts shall be NEW approved parts. Consistent with FAR Provision 52.212-1(h), the Government reserves the right to make more than one award (multiple awards) for different line items, if, after considering the additional administrative cost to the Government of awarding and administering separate purchase orders, it is determined that the multiple awards will result in the best value to the Government. For purposes of evaluating the cost of making multiple awards, it is assumed that the administrative cost of awarding and administering a purchase order is $500. NOTE: NO DRAWINGS, SPECIFICATIONS OR SCHEMATICS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THIS AGENCY. SEE ATTACHMENT 1 - TERMS AND CONDITIONS 70Z03821QE0000031 FOR APPLICABLE CLAUSES, INSTRUCTIONS AND EVALUTION CRITERIA. Closing date and time for receipt of offers is 5/14/2021 at 4:00pm Eastern Time. Anticipated award date is on or about 5/8/2021. E-mail quotations are preferred and may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please indicate 70Z3821QE0000031 in subject line. NOTICE FOR FILING AGENCY PROTESTS United States Coast Guard Ombudsman Program It is the policy of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to issue solicitations and make contract awards in a fair and timely manner. The Ombudsman Program for Agency Protests (OPAP) was established to investigate agency protest issues and resolve them without expensive and time- consuming litigation. OPAP is an independent reviewing authority that is empowered to grant a prevailing protester essentially the same relief as the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Interested parties are encouraged to seek resolution of their concerns within the USCG as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) forum rather than filing a protest with the GAO or some external forum. Interested parties may seek resolution of their concerns informally or opt to file a formal agency protest with the Contracting Officer or Ombudsman. Informal Forum with the Ombudsman. Interested parties who believe a specific USCG procurement is unfair or otherwise defective should first direct their concerns to the applicable Contracting Officer. If the Contracting Officer is unable to satisfy their concerns, interested parties are encouraged to contact the U.S. Coast Guard Ombudsman for Agency Protests. Under this informal process the agency is not required to suspend contract award performance. Use of an informal forum does not suspend any time requirement for filing a protest with the agency or other forum. In order to ensure a timely response, interested parties should provide the following information to the Ombudsman: solicitation/contract number, contracting office, Contracting Officer, and solicitation closing date (if applicable). Formal Agency Protest with the Ombudsman. Prior to submitting a formal agency protest, protesters must first use their best efforts to resolve their concerns with the Contracting Officer through open and frank discussions. If the protesters concerns are unresolved, an Independent Review is available by the Ombudsman. The protester may file a formal agency protest to either the Contracting Officer or as an alternative to that, the Ombudsman under the OPAP program. Contract award or performance will be suspended during the protest period unless contract award or performance is justified, in writing, for urgent and compelling reasons or is determined in writing to be in the best interest of the Government. The agencys goal is to resolve protests in less than 35 calendar days from the date of filing. Protests shall include the information set forth in FAR 33.103(d) (2). If the protester fails to submit the required information, resolution of the protest may be delayed or the protest may be dismissed. To be timely protests must be filed within the period specified in FAR 33.103(e). Formal protests filed under the OPAP program should be submitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and the Contracting Officer or by hand delivery to the Contracting Officer. Election of Forum. After an interested party protests a Coast Guard procurement to the Contracting Officer or the Ombudsman, and while the protest is pending, the protester agrees not to file a protest with the GAO or other external forum. If the protest is filed with an external forum, the agency protest will be dismissed. The Ombudsman Hotline telephone number is 202.372.3695.