Personal readiness devices needed for Army

Personal readiness devices (PRD) in support of The Surgeon General’s (TSG) Performance Triad demonstration project

Solicitation Number: W81K04-15-T-0012
Response Date: May 8, 2015
Contact: Joe Watson, 210-221-4005
Email: joe.e.watson2.civ@mail.mil
Place of Performance: Center for Health Care Contracting ATTN: MCAA C BLDG 4197, 2199 Storage Street, Suite 68 Fort Sam Houston TX 78234-5074

The U.S. Army Health Care Acquisition Activity (HCAA), Center for Health Care Contracting (CHCC), Fort Sam Houston, Texas intends to award an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract on a sole source basis. MEDCOM requires personal readiness devices (PRD) for Soldiers in support of the TSG’s Performance Triad demonstration project. The PRDs enhance readiness and resilience and will be hand-receipted to Soldiers. The PRD will automatically track physical activity and sleep, and will be integrated with web-based applications that track nutrition and hydration. In addition to tracking sleep, activity, and nutrition, the combination of biosensors and applications will be utilized to improve self-awareness, to motivate individuals, and foster competition through their social media components, such as iPhones, iPods, iPads, and androids phones to promote behavioral changes.

The contractor shall provide three corporate dashboards included in purchase of 15,000 devices and more dashboards as number of devices increase. The contractor shall provide active dashboards. The contractor shall provide trend and detailed reports for groups on sleep, activity, nutrition, and heart rate. Each device will include the Fitbit Charge HR (which includes: Fitbit Charge HR tracker, wireless USB dongle, and charging cord). Additionally, each device will utilize a web-based application (fitbit.com) to track sleep, activity, and, nutrition. This web service is maintained by the company. The warranty on the device is one year from the date of purchase. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 334111. The CHCC intends to award a contract on/or around 12 May 2015.
The CHCC intends to solicit and negotiate only with FitBit under the authority of FAR 6.302-1. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals. A solicitation will not be published. However, any quotes, proposals, or capability statements received by 12:00 PM CDT on 8 May, 2015, will be considered by the contracting officer. The CHCC reserves the right to amend this notice if needed. The Contracting Officer is Mr. Gary D. Hankins, (210) 295-4551, email: gary.d.hankins.civ@mail.mil. The Contract Specialist is Mr. Joe Watson, (210) 221-4005, email: joe.e.watson2.civ@mail.mil.

Classroom Instruction needed for Air Force

Solicitation Number: FA4890-15-N-CNGT2
Response Date: May 14, 2015 3:00 pm Eastern
Contact.: Tonney T. Kaw-uh
Email: tonney.kawuh.1@us.af.mil
Phone: 7577649179

The Air Combat Command (ACC), Acquisition Management and Integration Center (AMIC), Langley Air Force Base is awarding a contract for the product and courses described herein.  A Sources-Sought Synopsis Notice was posted on 12 Jan 15, to include a draft PWS  with a closing date of 26 Jan 15 to include Medina Wireless Surveillance (MWS) Customized Classroom Instruction.  The research was conducted to seek industry input from all sources to determine what resources are available, and if there were any capable small businesses, to support IMPACTTM and MWS technical training in Spanish, set in a classroom environment at a contractor facility, in order to equip up to 10 students with technical knowledge, skills and ability to conduct information analysis utilizing IMPACTTM and MWS.  Since then the Government removed the MWS requirement.  However, the scope of the course remains the same.

Based on the results of the sources sought synopsis, the Government intends to solicit and negotiate with the only designated source under the authority of FAR 13.106-1(b).  HQ ACC AMIC intends to award a sole source contract to Overwatch Systems Limited for Impact Customized Classroom Instruction. Interested parties who believe they possess the capability to satisfy this requirement should submit documentation that clearly demonstrates their capability. Responses to this notice shall be received by 14 May 2015 at 1500 EST. All responses must be in writing only via email to the point of contact specified in this notice. Any cost associated with the preparation and submission of data or information or any other costs incurred in responding to this notice is the sole responsibility of the respondent and will not be reimbursed by the Government.  A final Performance Work Statement (PWS) to include only IMPACTTM is posted with this notice to provide the size, scope and complexity of the requirement to interested parties.
Period of Performance:

10 July 2015 – 30 Sep 15

Commercial Software License needed for US Navy

Solicitation Number: N66001-15-T-8063
Response Date: May 4, 2015
Contact: Russell McCullough, Contract Specialist,
Tel: 619-553-0284
Email: russell.mccullough@navy.mi

This is a SSC Pacific combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 12,

Acquisition of Commercial Items and FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures.

This announcement constitutes only the solicitation. Competitive quotes are being requested under N66001-15-T-8063. This requirement is set-aside for small businesses, NAICS code is 511210 and the size standard is $38.5M.

Quote Brand Name Do Not Substitute

Item 0001: EMIT Commercial software License

MFG: Delcross Technologies

P/N: EMITNL99SW

Qty: 1 Each

NOTE: “Vendor must provide at time of submission of quote their Delcross Technologies Authorized distributor information (POC, Phone Number) and/or any documentation supporting that the items are actually coming from that distributor, i.e. certification, letter or copy of invoice. Failure to provide such proof will be treated as non-responsive and your quote(s) will not be considered for award.”

Basis for award: The government anticipates awarding a firm-fixed price purchase order and it will be based on the lowest priced technically acceptable quote.

Quotes will be evaluated on an “all or none” basis.

Vendors: Make sure to reference the following information in the quote:

a. Dun & Bradstreet number

b. Cage Code

c. Business Size

d. Requested delivery date: 30 Days or sooner ARO

e. RFQ Number N66001-15-T-8063

f. Preferred method of shipment: F.O.B. Destination

Ship to Address: SPAWAR Pacific, Receiving Officer, 4297 Pacific Highway, Bldg OT7, San Diego, CA 92110-5000

This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-81 (04/10/2015) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), April 20, 2015. It is the responsibility of the contractor to be familiar with the applicable clauses and provisions. The clauses can be accessed in full text at http://www.farsite.hill.af.mil.

5 Signs Your Customer Doesn’t Belong With You

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Too often, we fall back on the mantra “the customer is always right.”

But is that always true?

Here are our five ways of telling if you aren’t a good fit with your customer:

1. You dread you interactions

Your day is going fine. Everything is lovely. You get a call, check the number on the caller ID, and your whole mood deflates. It’s not just that some customers only call when there’s a problem. Even if that’s the case, a customer could still be a good fit.

No, these calls are the ones that never go anywhere. Your staff complains about working with them. They are never satisfied and likely never will be.

Cut them loose.

2. They complain about who they used to work with

If you have a customer who seems to have never had a pleasant experience with anyone they’ve worked with, be weary. You’ll likely…

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LED LIGHTING needed for Army

Solicitation Number: W912EQ-15-Q-0031
Response Date: May 5, 2015
Contact: SIERRA S. MARSHALL,
Tel: 901-544-3614
Email: sierra.s.marshall@usace.army.mil
Place of Performance: USACE District, Memphis 167 North Main Street, Rm B202, Memphis TN, 38103-1894

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

The solicitation number is W912EQ-15-Q-0031 and is being issued as a Request for Quote. This procurement is 100% Small Business Set-Aside. The associated NAICS code is 335122 with the small business standard of 500. All responsible sources may submit a quotation, which shall be considered by the agency. Quotes may be submitted in hard copy or electronically, either through regular mail, email, or by facsimile. Regardless of method of delivery it is the offeror’s responsibility to ensure receipt of quotes by the time and date stated herein. Contractors shall submit a lump sum quotation on company letterhead to include all charges for the below listed items to be delivered in accordance with the specifications listed below:

DESCRIPTION/ STATEMENT OF WORK:
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Memphis District has supply/delivery requirement for lighting to be delivered to Ensley Engineer Yard (EEY), 2915 Riverport Road, Memphis, TN 38109.

SEE THE ATTACHMENT FOR REQUEST FOR QUOTE / SPECIFICATIONS

Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by email to Sierra Marshall at sierra.s.marshall@usace.army.mil. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.

Contractors shall submit quote on company letterhead to include pricing for the requested service items, with its unit price, extended price, total price, delivery date, prompt payment terms, remittance address, tax identification number, DUNS number, and cage code.

Contractor shall submit completed clause 52.212-3, Offerors Representation and Certifications, Commercial Items.

The following clauses and provisions are incorporated and will remain in full force in any resultant award. The full text of these clauses can be accessed electronically at website: http://www.farsite.hill.af.mil.

Attachment: A22RFQwithSpecs

LAPTOP needed for Navy

Solicitation Number: N4658015RC0082T
Response Date: April 29, 2015
Name: Quincy Gaines, Title: Contract specilaist,
Phone: 7574431230,
Email: quincy.gaines@navy.mil
Place of Performance: Norfolk, VA 23551

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 N4658015RC0082T 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 FAC 2005-81. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334111 with a small business size standard of 1,000.00 employees.This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit quotes.The solicitation pricing on http://www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2015-04-29 16:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at http://www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be norfolk, VA 23551

The FLC – Norfolk requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following:
LI 001: DELL XPS 13 17-5500U 8GB 512G SSD DELL XPS 13 SLEEVE LOGITECH M185 WIRELESS MOUSE ACROBAT PROFESSIONAL 11 WIN DELL EXT USB ULTRA SLIM DVD +/- RW S, 2, EA;
LI 002: X304M DLP PROJECTOR XGA 1024X768 10 6FT 3.5MM STEREO AUDIO CABLE M/M 8IN MINI DISPLAYPORT M TO HDMI F 2 METER HDMI CABLE, 1, EA;

Solicitation and Buy Attachments

Laundry and Linen Services needed for US Army

Solicitation Number: W91151-15-B-0010
Contact: B. Laynette Elder, 254-553-9318
Email: bethlaynette.elder.civ@mail.mil

The Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) Fort Hood is issuing a pre-solicitation notice to provide Laundry and Linen Services in support of the Logistics Readiness Center (LRC). This acquisition will be solicited as a 100% Small Business Set-Aside under North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 812332- Industrial Launderers with a size standard of $38.5 million.
This is a non-personal services contract to provide Laundry and Linen Services. The contractor shall furnish all labor, management, supervision, facilities, equipment, utilities, materials, transportation and other services/supplies necessary to provide laundry and linen cleaning services in accordance with the Performance Work Statement (PWS).

This requirement will be to pickup, clean, and deliver laundry and linen, which includes Outer Tactical Vest (OTV) and Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV) on Fort Hood. This will consists of several locations on the main cantonment, West Fort Hood and North Fort Hood areas.

Paper copies of the solicitation will not be mailed and telephone requests will not be honored. All responsible, responsive on time bids will be considered for award. Upon issuance of a solicitation, it is imperative that all interested parties review the website frequently for any updates and/or amendments to all documents. Interested parties must be currently registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) system at https://www.sam.gov to be eligible for a Government contract award. Online Representations and Certifications (ORCA) must also be current to qualify to receive a contract award. Bidders shall register for SAM and complete ORCA at https://www.sam.gov or https://www.uscontractorregistration.com.
For any questions regarding this Solicitation Notice please contact me at 254-553-9318 or by email at bethlaynette.elder.civ@mail.mil or the Contracting Officer at 254-287-3208 or by email at leeann.burke.civ@mail.mil.

Attachment: LaundryServicesAbstract