Solicitation Number: W9124D21Q6399
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 541930
Set-Aside: Woman Owned Small Business
Notice Published: 06-10-21
Response Due: 06-15-21

Agency: Department of the Army
Contact: Ashley N Williams This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Address: FORT KNOX, KY 40121-5000
Place of Performance: Cleveland, OH 44135

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This is a Sources Sought Notice only. The U.S. Government desires to procure American Sign Language (ASL) Interpretation Services for Cleveland Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) on a woman owned small business set-aside basis, provided two or more qualified women owned small businesses respond to this sources sought synopsis with information sufficient to support a set-aside. Be advised that the U.S. Government will not be able to set aside this requirement if two or more women owned small businesses do not respond with information to support the set-aside. We encourage all women owned small businesses to identify their capabilities in meeting the requirement at a fair market price. This notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes it does not constitute a Request for Quote (RFQ)/Invitation for Bid (IFB)/Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFQ, IFB or RFP in the future. This notice does not commit the U.S. Government to contract for any supply or service. Further, the U.S. Government is not seeking quotes, bids or proposals at this time and will not accept unsolicited proposals in response to this sources sought notice. The U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this notice. Submittals will not be returned to the responder. Not responding to this notice does not preclude participation in any future RFQ or IFB or RFP, if any is issued. If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on the Governmentwide Point of Entry. It is the responsibility of potential offerors to monitor the Governmentwide Point of Entry for additional information pertaining to this requirement. The anticipated NAICS code(s) is 541930Language Services (e.g., interpretation, sign, translation). The size standard is $8M. The Product Service Code (PSC) is R608 Translation and Interpreting. Attached is the draft Performance Work Statement (PWS). Responses to this Sources Sought Notice shall be e-mailed to the Contracting Specialist, Ashley Williams, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 15 June 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EST. In response to this sources sought, please provide: 1. Name of the firm, point of contact, phone number, email address, DUNS number, CAGE code, a statement regarding small business status (including small business type(s)/certifications(s) such as SDB, 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, WOSB, etc.) and the corresponding NAICS code. 2. Identify whether your firm is interested in competing for this requirement as a prime contractor or not. Identify subcontracting, joint ventures or teaming arrangement that will be pursued, if any. 3. Information in sufficient detail regarding previous experience (indicate whether as a prime contractor or subcontractor) on similar requirements (include size, scope, complexity, timeframe, government or commercial), pertinent certifications, etc., that will facilitate making a capability determination. 4. Information to help determine if the requirement is commercially available, including pricing information, basis for the pricing information (e.g., market pricing, catalog pricing), delivery schedules, customary terms and conditions, warranties, etc. 5. Identify how the Army can best structure these contract requirements to facilitate competition by and among small business concerns. 6. Identify any condition or action that may be having the effect of unnecessarily restricting competition with respect to this acquisition. Please contact the MICC Advocate for Competition, Scott Kukes, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 210-466-2269, if you believe that this action is unreasonably restricting competition. Include the subject of the acquisition, this announcement, and the MICC POC information from the notice. Provide the specific aspects that unreasonably restrict competition and the rationale for such conclusion. 7. Limitations on subcontracting and nonmanufacturer rule do not apply to small business set-asides for contracts at or below the SAT. It does apply to 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, EDWOSB, and WOSB set-asides regardless of the dollar value of the award. See Class Dev (2020-O0008) Revision 2. 8. Recommendations to improve the approach/specifications/draft PWS/PRS to acquiring the identified items/services.