2346b Bangtail Envelope

Agency: U.S. Government Publishing Office
State: Ohio
Type of Government: State & Local
Posted Date: Jul 31, 2020
Due Date: Aug 3, 2020
Solicitation No: 740712
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Jacket Number Rev. Office Name Quote Due Date (ET) Date Posted Product Type Title Total Quantity Ship Delivery Date Enter Quote
740712 Columbus Regional Office 8/3/2020 11:00 AM 07/30/2020 Envelopes 2346b Bangtail Envelope 20,000 09/16/2020 Enter Quote

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US Government Publishing Office
JACKET:740-712
Columbus Regional Office
Quotations are Due By:
1335 Dublin Rd., Suite 112-B
(Eastern Time)11:00 AM on 08/03/2020
Columbus OH 43215-7034
Submit Quotes Online, unless otherwise instructed, via: http://contractorconnection.gpo.gov/openjobs.aspx
Contractor must provide mandatory W-9 form before GPO makes payment.
TITLE: 2346b Bangtail Envelope
QUANTITY: 20000 Bangtail Envelopes
SUBMISSION OF QUOTES: Vendor to submit quotes via Quick Quote:
https://contractorconnection.gpo.gov. Fax, email, and phone quotes are not acceptable. Late quotes will not
be accepted. All problems submitting quotes via Quick Quote must be reported prior to bid opening time to
614-488-4616, extension 0.
BIDDERS, PLEASE NOTE: GPO has issued a new Government Paper Specification Standards, No. 13,
dated September 2019. Prospective bidders should carefully read this publication as the applicable
standards within become an integral part of this contract. The document is posted at
https://www.gpo.gov/how-to-work-with-us/vendors/forms-and-standards along with a list of major
revisions.
Doing Business with GPO Customer Services During Coronavirus Pandemic
Contractors should continue performance on contracts. Contractors must continue to fully comply with the
terms and conditions of these contracts. Deliveries, proof approvals, and press sheet inspections for
agencies may be impacted. It is requested that contractors contact a Government employee at the delivery
location to confirm their availability to receive prior to shipping.
Schedules and other adjustments will be made in accordance with GPO Contract Terms. Caution should be
used to safeguard all products should any delivery delays be imposed by the Government.
As a reminder, contractors must furnish contract compliance information required in accordance with GPO
Contract Terms, Contract Clause 12: Notice of Compliance With Schedules.
Contractors should immediately contact your GPO contract administrator(s) and/or contracting officer(s) to
identify impacted orders if any delay is anticipated, including temporary closure of a production facility or
the planned suspension of any services.
If you have any questions on a particular contract, please contact the Customer Services contract
administrator and/or contracting officer for your contract (best method of communicating with them is via
email). Office team e-mail addresses can be found at
https://www.gpo.gov/how-to-work-with-us/agency/services-for-agencies/procurement-services-team.
TRIM SIZE: Approximately 5 x 7" (to accommodate 4-3/4 x 6-3/4" bangtail).
PAGES: Face and Back
SCHEDULE:
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 740712
Department of Veterans Affairs 0-00213/015287 BAC: 8320 01
Your Contract Administrator is: Ellen Sommer Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: esommer Reviewed By:
Furnished Material will be available for pickup by 08/05/2020
Deliver complete (to arrive at destination) by 09/16/2020
F.O.B. destination
QUALITY LEVEL: 3 Quality Assurance Through Attributes (GPO PUB 310.1, effective May 1979 (Rev.
9-19)) applies.
DESCRIPTION:
BANGTAIL STYLE ENVELOPES:
Base envelope is approximately 5 x 7"** open side, side seams plus 1-1/8" gummed flap. Side opposite
seams prints in black consisting of type & line matter, "PLACE STAMP HERE" box, FIM and barcode
matter - set as required.
"Bangtail" piece to extend from throat of envelope (same side as seams). Bangtail approx. 4-3/4 x 6-3/4"
with rounded outside corners. Bangtail to fold against seam side of envelope (perforate at throat fold) and
has round corners on outside. Both sides of bangtail print CMYK images including text and logos; head to
head.
NOTE: Precaution - Ensure no excessive gum on flap which could cause bangtail panel to adhere to flap
prior to use which could be cause for rejection of products.
**See attached diagram of flat layout as guide and copy for envelope; (bangtail images depicted on separate
attachments). Some variation in die layout and flap size may be acceptable, subject to agency approval.
NOTE: Bangtail will be used and must process on OCR scanner Fujitsu fi-7160.
WARRANTY: The provisions of article 15, "Warranty", of Contract Clauses in GPO Contract Terms (Pub.
310.2, effective December 1, 1987 (Rev. 01-18)) is amended for the solicitation to the effect that the
warranty period is EXTENDED from 120 days to "one calendar year" from the date the check is tendered
as final payment. All other provisions remain the same.
MATERIAL FURNISHED: Contractor to receive. PDF files for bangtail image or each side. Size/scale as
required for required finished size. PDF diagram as layout/construction guide (attached). Address to read as
follows - reset as required for image area:
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Denver Acquisitions & Logistics Center (003A4D)
P.O. Box 25166
Denver, CO 80225-0166
PREFLIGHT: The contractor shall preflight the furnished files prior to image processing; (i.e. verify
completeness and presence of all components required to process image in accordance with the visuals
provided such as fonts, graphic files, trim size, etc.). It is further recommended that the contractor produce
laser output or other acceptable digital proofing of files prior to imaging. Any discrepancies of the
Government Furnished Materials (GFM) and these specifications, or instances of missing files, fonts,
instructions, etc. are to immediately be brought to the attention of the GPO Contracting Officer prior to
further performance.
Upon completion of the order, if requested, the contractor must return the final production native
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 740712
Department of Veterans Affairs 0-00213/015287 BAC: 8320 01
Your Contract Administrator is: Ellen Sommer Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: esommer Reviewed By:
application files (digital deliverables) with the furnished material. The digital deliverables must be an exact
representation of the final printed product and shall be returned on suitable storage media or e-mailed upon
request.
PAPER: * Must be in accordance with JCP Paper Specification Standards in effect on date of this order
JCP Code* V15***, White Kraft Envelope, Basis Size 17 X 22" Basis Weight 32
***Exception to JCP V15, Brightness must be minimum 92%.
COLOR OF INK:
CMYK
PRINT PAGE: See Above
MARGINS: Follow Copy Sample. Adequate Gripper.
Ensure all postal elements are in accordance with current applicable USPS regulations.
PROOFS:
Submit one press quality PDF soft proof (for content only) using the same Raster Image Processor (RIP)
that will be used to produce the final printed products. PDF proof will be evaluated for correct type copy,
text flow, image position & color breaks. Proof will not be used for color match. Indicate size and
positioning of images on both sides of envelope. E-mail proofs on or before AUGUST 7, 2020 to the
following addresses: perry.gamble2@va.gov with cc to: esommer@gpo.gov. Proof will be responded to
within 1 WORKDAY from receipt. Do not proceed prior to receipt of proof approval.
PRE-PRODUCTION SAMPLES REQUIRED. The sample requirement for this contract is 25 complete
envelopes. Samples must be constructed as specified using the material, equipment, and methods of
production which will be used in producing the finished product. Samples will be inspected and tested and
must comply with the specifications as to kind and quality of materials, quality of reproduction, and
satisfactory processing on the machine indicated.
Prior to the commencement of production of the contract production quantity, the contractor shall submit
specified samples to the CO address indicated under Distribution.
The package must be marked PRE-PRODUCTION SAMPLES, DO NOT DELAY; and must include the
GPO jacket #, dept. req # & form title.
The samples must arrive not later than AUGUST 18, 2020 to allow Government testing and production and
shipment of the final products. The Government will approve, conditionally approve, or disapprove the
sample within 2 WORKDAYS of the receipt thereof. Approval or conditional approval shall not relieve the
contractor from complying with the specifications and all other terms and conditions of the contract. A
conditional approval shall state any further action required by the contractor. A notice of disapproval shall
state the reasons therefor.
If the samples are disapproved by the Government, the Government at its option may require the contractor
to submit additional samples for inspection and testing, in the time and under the terms and conditions
specified in the notice of rejection. Such additional samples shall be furnished, and necessary changes
made, at no additional cost to the Government, and with no extension in the shipping schedule. The
Government will require the time specified above to inspect and test any additional samples required.
In the event the samples are disapproved by the Government, the contractor shall be deemed to have failed
to make delivery within the meaning of the default clause in which event this contract shall be subject to
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 740712
Department of Veterans Affairs 0-00213/015287 BAC: 8320 01
Your Contract Administrator is: Ellen Sommer Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: esommer Reviewed By:
termination for default, provided however, that the failure of the Government to terminate the contract for
default in such event shall not relieve the contractor of the responsibility to deliver the contract quantities in
accordance with the shipping schedule.
In the event the Government fails to approve, conditionally approve, or disapprove the samples within the
time specified, the Contracting Officer shall automatically extend the shipping schedule in accordance with
article 12 "Notice of Compliance with Schedules" of contract clauses in GPO Contract Terms (Pub. 310.2,
effective December 1, 1987 (Rev. 01-18)).
Manufacture of the final product prior to approval of the samples submitted is at the contractor's risk.
Samples will not be returned to the contractor. All costs, including the costs of all samples shall be included
in the contract price for the production quantity. All samples shall be manufactured at the facilities in which
the contract production quantities are to be manufactured.
PACKING:
Box Suitable Pack suitable per shipping container.
Pallets are required
DISTRIBUTION:
Deliver 25 PRE-PRODUCTION SAMPLES to: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, ATTN: Patrick Booth,
Denver Logistics Center, 555 Corporate Circle, Golden, CO 80401; (303) 215-5241
Deliver 20,000 Envelopes to: Healthcare Distribution Operations, ATTN: Josh Hendricker (708)
786-7720/Dwayne Allen (708) 786-7709, 1st Avenue, Building 37, Dock 16, Hines, IL 60141
Depot receives freight on pallets between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. CST.
QUALITY ASSURANCE LEVELS AND STANDARDS: The following levels and standards shall apply
to these specifications:
Inspection Levels (from ANSI/ASQC Z1.4):
(a) Non-destructive Tests -- General Inspection Level I.
(b) Destructive Tests -- Special Inspection Level S-2.
Specified Standards-- The specified standards for the attributes requiring them shall be:
ATTRIBUTE
P-7. Type Quality and Uniformity
P-10. Process Color Match
SPECIFIED STANDARD
Approved Pre-Production Samples
Approved Pre-Production Samples
PREAWARD SURVEY: In order to determine the responsibility of the prime contractor or any
subcontractor, the Government reserves the right to conduct an on-site preaward survey at the
contractor's/subcontractor's facility or to require other evidence of technical, production, managerial,
financial, and similar abilities to perform, prior to the award of a contract. As part of the financial
determination, the contractor in line for award may be required to provide one or more of the following
financial documents:
1)Most recent profit and loss statement
2)Most recent balance sheet
3)Statement of cash flows
4)Current official bank statement
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 740712
Department of Veterans Affairs 0-00213/015287 BAC: 8320 01
Your Contract Administrator is: Ellen Sommer Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: esommer Reviewed By:
5)Current lines of credit (with amounts available)
6)Letter of commitment from paper supplier(s)
7)Letter of commitment from any subcontractor
The documents will be reviewed to validate that adequate financial resources are available to perform the
contract requirements. Documents submitted will be kept confidential and used only for the determination
of responsibility by the Government. Failure to provide the requested information in the time specified by
the Government may result in the Contracting Officer not having adequate information to reach an
affirmative determination of responsibility.
Attachment(s): Attachment(s) is/are part of the specification, click 'Download Attachment(s)' link below
to view and print the attachments that are part of these specifications.
Download Attachment(s): http://contractorconnection.gpo.gov/download.aspx?Jacket=740712
Page 5 of 5
GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 740712
Department of Veterans Affairs 0-00213/015287 BAC: 8320 01
Your Contract Administrator is: Ellen Sommer Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: esommer Reviewed By:

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