7A--RFI - NVFELs Requirements for Quality Management System (QMS) software:


Subject: 7A--RFI - NVFELs Requirements for Quality Management System (QMS) software:
Solicitation Number: RFINVFEL
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 334614
Notice Published: 06-10-21
Response Due: 06-14-21

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Contact: Name: Marketplace Support, Title: Marketplace Support, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, 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: Durham, NC 27709
Place of Performance: 2565 Plymouth RD , Ann Arbor, MI 48105


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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 RFINVFEL 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 2021- 05. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334614 with a small business size standard of 1,250.00 employees. This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified sellers may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.UnisonMarketplace.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted, and, unless otherwise displayed at www.UnisonMarketplace.com, will end on: 2021-06-14 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time. This time supersedes the Offers Due Time listed above. FOB Destination shall be Ann Arbor, MI 48105 The EPA - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACQUISITION DIVISION (ITAD) requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: NVFELs Requirements for Quality Management System (QMS) software: Use best practices to assist the laboratory in maintaining ISO 17025 accreditation Software must be customizable to the laboratorys existing process o Basic MS Windows/Office skills only for customization o No advanced computer programming language requirement Automate the following lab processes o Document Control/Management o Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions (CAPA) o Audit Management o Change Management o Training Management Windows Enterprise Environment o Install to EPA servers o Not cloud-based platform User access o Provide multiple levels of user access, configurable by EPA system administrator o Minimum of 20 concurrent users Costs o Up front cost for software o No required recurring fees o Technical service support for 1 year with 3 additional year options Trial Software o Provide a trial copy of the software for evaluation purposes, 1, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested Offerers 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 www.UnisonMarketplace.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, EPA - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACQUISITION DIVISION (ITAD) intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, Unison, Inc. Unison Marketplace has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. EPA - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACQUISITION DIVISION (ITAD) 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 Offerers that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.UnisonMarketplace.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.UnisonMarketplace.com. Offerers that are not currently registered to use www.UnisonMarketplace.com should proceed to www.UnisonMarketplace.com to complete their free registration. Offerers 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.. Offerers may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.UnisonMarketplace.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.UnisonMarketplace.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.UnisonMarketplace.com process. Should Offerers 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. 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. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. 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, will apply: 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of a FAR clause may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) at the time an offer or quotation is submitted, excluding the exceptions outlined in FAR 4.1102(a). Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. In addition to providing pricing at www.UnisonMarketplace.com for this solicitation, each offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) through Unison Marketplace so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation.