Q--FY20 PCAC IOTA Market Research RFI


Subject: Q--FY20 PCAC IOTA Market Research RFI
Solicitation Number: 36A77620Q0022
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 541614
Set-Aside: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Notice Published: 10-21-19
Response Due: 11-07-19

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VA Office of Information Service Center
Contact: Zachary E. Penhollow, Contracting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Heidi Gallaher, Contracting Officer Heidi. 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: Department of Veterans Affairs;Program Contracting Activity Central;6150 Oak Tree Blvd, Suite 300;Independence OH 44131


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Pre-Planning, Initial Outfitting, Transitioning and
Activiation Services for the
VHA National Activations Office
Program Contracting Activity Central
44131
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11-07-2019
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Department of Veterans Affairs
Program Contracting Activity Central

6150 Oak Tree Blvd, Suite 300
Independence OH 44131
Zachary E. Penhollow, Contracting Specialist
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Heidi Gallaher, Contracting Officer
Heidi. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Program Contracting Activity Central
National Activation Office, Veteran s Health Administration
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)
36A776-20-Q-0022
A National Activations Office (NAO) was approved by the Under Secretary of Health in Fiscal Year 2012 to serve as a focal point for VHA medical facility activations. Activation is defined as the process of identifying, planning, managing, and executing the logistical and operational requirements to bring a new medical center into full planned operations. The medical center assigns VHA staff to an Activation Team which is responsible for managing the Activation Project and ensuring the new facility is in full planned operations on Day One (the first day clinical services are scheduled to be available to Veterans). Contractor services are often required to support the medical center's Activation Team.
The purpose of this RFI is find capable SDVOSB firms to support the activation teams by conducting Pre-Planning and Activation services in support of multiple activation projects with the National Activation Office, through Program Contracting Activity- Central (PCAC) during FY20 & FY21.
This RFI is issued solely to determine the capability of eligible Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) to provide the services identified below. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) for this requirement is 541614 Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services - with a size standard of $15 million.
To be eligible for a set aside under the Veteran s Affairs Veterans First Contracting Program, SDVOSBs must:
1) be verified by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as a SDVOSB and
2) meet the small business size standard for North American Industry Classification
System (NAICS) 541614.
Additional information on the Veteran s First Contracting Program including verification instructions can be found at (http://www.va.gov/OSDBU/index.asp). A company that is not a small business under NAICS 541614 or not certified as an SDVOSB by the VA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) in the Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database should not respond to this notice.
This RFI is for planning purposes only and shall not be considered an Invitation for Bid, Request for Quotation, or a Request for Proposal. This request does not constitute a solicitation for proposals or the authority to enter into negotiations to award a contract. Additionally, there is no obligation on the part of the Government to acquire any products or services described in this RFI. Response to this RFI will be treated only as information for the Government to consider. The information provided may be used by the Government in developing its acquisition strategy. Interested parties are responsible for adequately marking proprietary, restricted or competition sensitive information contained in their response. The Government does not intend to pay for the information submitted in response to this RFI and parties responding will not be entitled to payment for direct or indirect costs incurred in responding to this RFI.
Eligible SDVOSB firms should provide capability statements for the pre-planning and activation tasks outlined below within the RFI response:
1. Comprehensive Project Management Support Services
2. Design and Planning Services
3. Inventory Services
3. Comprehensive Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) Planning Support
4. Acquisition Services
5. Concepts of Operations (CONOPS)
6. Transitioning and Relocation Services
7. Warehousing and Warehousing Management Services
8. Delivery, Installation, Testing and Training Services
9. Strategic Communication (STRATCOM) Support Services
10. Final Turnover, Close-Out, and Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) Services

Generic capability statements will not be accepted or reviewed. Your response must include the following:
Provide a summary of your technical capabilities to meet the tasks above.
Corporate experience or expertise in performing pre-planning and activation type services for projects in a federal healthcare environment. Include specific examples and references. Specific examples or references provided must include the agency, point of contact (with email), general scope of work, dollar value, and contract number. Please identify if experience is of a prime or sub.
Please identify in your response any of your firm s existing contract vehicles (e.g. GSA federal supply schedules) which provides for the tasks described below.

Responses are due no later than 12:00 PM EST, November 7, 2019 via email to:
Zachary E. Penhollow, Contracting Specialist at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and
Heidi Gallaher, Contracting Officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . All questions and responses must be submitted via email to both contacts. No phone calls will be accepted.

Please note RFI 36A77620Q0022 in the subject line of your response.


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