89--FCI Phoenix - Q4 FY22 Halal Meals


Subject: 89--FCI Phoenix - Q4 FY22 Halal Meals
Solicitation Number: 15B60822Q00000013
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 311999
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 06-01-22
Response Due: 06-13-22

Agency: Department of Justice
Office: FEDERAL PRISON SYSTEM / BUREAU OF PRISONS
Contact: Name: Marketplace Support, Title: Marketplace Support, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, 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: PHOENIX, AZ 85086
Place of Performance: 37900 N. 45th Avenue , Phoenix, AZ 85086


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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 15B60822Q00000013 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 2022-06. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 311999 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees. This requirement is a Small Business Set-Aside and only qualified sellers may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted, and, unless otherwise displayed at https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com, will end on: 2022-06-13 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time. This time supersedes the Offers Due Time listed above. FOB Destination shall be Phoenix, AZ 85086 The FCI PHOENIX requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: LI 001: Certified Halal - 14 ounce Fish Fillet Meal consisting of: - 4 ounce-weight Fish Fillet cut from solid muscle fillet block pollack, whiting,flounder, cod, tilapia: or other white fish flesh fillet (not Breaded) - 2 ounce-weight Tomato Sauce - 4 ounce-weight White Rice - 4 ounce-weight Mature Lima Beans, 6, CS; LI 002: Certified Halal Bologna Luncheon Meat (chicken or turkey), Frozen, 4 Ounce multiple slice portion, (Shelf Stable may be1-4 oz slice) Wrapped in Sealed Plastic. *Each individual package must be marked with the halal certification symbol., 6, CS; 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 https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, FCI PHOENIX intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, Unison Marketplace. 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. FCI PHOENIX 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 https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com. Offerers that are not currently registered to use https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com should proceed to https://marketplace.unisonglobal.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 https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive https://marketplace.unisonglobal.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. As defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 2.101, the terms offer and offeror refer to a response to a solicitation that, if accepted, would bind the submitter to perform the resultant contract. The terms bid and bidder refer to an offer submitted in response to an Invitation for Bid (IFB). The term proposal refers to an offer submitted in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP). The terms quotation, quote, and quoter refer to a non-binding submission in response to a Request for Quotation (RFQ) which is not an offer. Unless the Buyer indicates otherwise within a particular line item description, each Seller shall include in its online Bid/Proposal/Quotation individual pricing for all required line items in order to be considered for award (i.e., Do not use the ?Included in another line item? function when pricing each line item). If a line item cannot be separately priced, you must notify the buyer through the FedBid ?Submit a Question? feature regarding which line item(s) should be included in which other line item(s) and request reposting. Failure to comply with this term may result in the Bid/Proposal/Quotation being determined to be unacceptable. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid/Offer MUST be good for 60 calendar days after close of Buy, unless otherwise indicated. Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination. 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. No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award. Q&A -Please submit all questions by using the 'Submit a Question' button. This buy will then be reposted with Q&A based on the questions that come in (if applicable). The Contracting Officer will indicate elsewhere in this Buy as to whether responses will be evaluated for award based either upon (a) price and pricing factors only (Bids/Quotes) or (b) price and other factors (Proposals/Quotes). All Bids/Proposals/Quotations must conform to the listed specifications or the Statement of Work. If award criteria are based upon (b) price and other factors, the Contracting Officer shall clearly indicate the criteria to be applied elsewhere in this Buy. In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Bidder/Offeror/Quoter must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this Buy. Submissions can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For Exact Match Only Commodity Buys- NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY. The Bidder/Offeror/Quoter may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the BOP Contracting Officer. No other individual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers, manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this Buy. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this Buy will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the contractor's expense. For all buys other than Exact Match Sellers MUST document what they are bidding for evaluation for award. Sellers must include, extended specs and/or manufacturer name and part numbers (if applicable). Failure to do this may result in non-consideration of the Bid/Proposal/Quotation. This information is REQUIRED in order for a sellers Bid/Proposal/Quotation to be evaluated for award. FAR 52.211-6. Evaluation Factors for Award FAR 15.304(e). Unless all offers are rejected, award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose offer, conforming to the solicitation, is determined to be the best overall value, price and other factors considered. In accordance with FAR 15.304(e), the evaluation factors other than cost/price, when combined, are significantly more important than cost or price; however, cost/price will contribute substantially to the selection decision. The following factors will be used, in descending order or importance, to determine the Award recipient: 1.) Past Performance, 2.) Ability to deliver items as per specification and time/delivery requirements 3.) Cost/Price FAR 15.404-1(b) Past Performance: A vendors previous delivery history, and any Performance Alerts available through FedBid.com and FedBizOpps.gov, as well as performance surveys conducted with other government agencies or Bureau of Prisons locations will be used as a determining factor prior to award. Delivery of awarded items will be July 1st but no later than July 15th. Deliveries after July 15th may be subject to cancellation. No deliveries on Federal Holidays. Hours hours for shipping are Monday - Friday 7:00a.m. - 12:30p.m. The warehouse can be reached directly at (623) 465-9757, Ext: 4206. All required items MUST be provided by one (1) contractor, items will NOT be broken out between several contractors