24--VA244-17-Q-1836 Case Backhoe One, (1) Case Backhoe Model: 580N EP 4WD T4 Final

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Pennsylvania
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • 24 - Tractors
NAICS Category:
  • 333924 - Industrial Truck, Tractor, Trailer, and Stacker Machinery Manufacturing
Posted Date: Sep 21, 2017
Due Date: Sep 26, 2017
Solicitation No: VA24417Q1836
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 20, 2017 10:38 am

Provide one (1), CASE Backhoe, Model: 580N EP 4WD T4 Final as a Brand Name OR Equal, for the order and delivery to the Altoona VA Medical Center.

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. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This acquisition utilizes Cascading Set-Asides. All Small Businesses submitting an offer must be registered on https://www.sam.gov. Any amendments issued to this solicitation will ONLY be available on the FBO website (www.fbo.gov ).


The evaluation of offers received in response to the solicitation will use a tiered or cascading order of precedence. Tiered evaluation of offers, also known as cascading evaluation of offers, is a procedure used in negotiated acquisitions when market research is inconclusive for justifying limiting competition to small business concerns or sub-categories of small business concerns. The contracting officer

Solicits offers from both small and other than small business concerns that will be evaluated in the following tier order:

service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB)

veteran owned small business (VOSB)

All other small business concerns

Other than small business

If an award or a sufficient number of awards cannot be made at the first tier, evaluation of offers will proceed at the next lower tier until an award or a sufficient number of awards can be made.

This solicitation is issued as a Request For Quote (RFQ). Submit written quotes on RFQ Number VA244-17-Q-1836.

The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-94 and 2005-95.

This procurement is restricted. The associated NAICS code is 333924. The small business size standard is 750 employees.

This combined solicitation/synopsis is for purchase of the following commercial items:

Required Items: CASE Backhoe, Model: 580N EP 4WD T4 Final. See Salient Characteristics list for all items. Brand Name OR Equal.






Backhoe, 580N EP 4WD T4 final


4WD Shuttle Trans


12x16.5 10PR LUG Tread


19.5LX24 10PR Standard


Standard Backhoe


Light Front Counterweight


Pilot Controls


Mechanical Quick Coupler


24 Bucket


Flip Over Pads


Hydraulic Quick Attach




Deluxe Air Suspension Cloth Seat


Auto Ride Control


4WD Drive Shaft Guard


Rotating Beacon


No Battery Disconnect


Tool Box


No Pro Control/Swing Dampening


Dual Batteries/Grid Heater


Combo Direct W/Pilot Controls


12 Bucket


Work Lights-Cab


Tilt Steering Wheel


With warranty


Salient Characteristics:


70-75Hp 4x4 backhoe with full cab

12" and 24" rear buckets

82" and 93" front buckets

48" front forks

quick release attachments

front and rear hydraulics

pilot controls

2 batteries

ride controls Back Hoe

Required delivery October 31, 2017. Place of delivery is Altoona VAMC, 2907 Pleasant

Valley Blvd. Altoona, PA 16602-4305. Delivery shall be FOB Destination to Altoona, PA.

FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial Items (Jun, 2008), applies to this acquisition.

Evaluation - This acquisition will be conducted in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Parts 12, & 13 as supplemented by agency procedures using the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable source selection process. Technical ability will be evaluated as either Acceptable/Unacceptable, Pass/Fail, or Go/No-Go. Tradeoffs are not permitted.

The offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (Jan 2017), with its quote. An offeror shall complete only paragraph (b) of this provision if the offeror has completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at https://www.sam.gov. If an offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at the SAM website, the offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (o) of this provision.

The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (Jun, 2010), applies to this acquisition.

The clause at FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items (Jan, 2017) applies to this acquisition. The following clauses under subparagraph (b) apply:

(8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (OCT 2015) ((31 U.S.C. 6101note)

(22) 52.219-28, Post Award Small business Program Representation (JUL 2013) (15 U.S.C. (a)(2)).

(26) 52.222-19, Child Labor (FEB 2016) (E.O 13126).

(33) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C Ch.78 & E.O.13627).

(40) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) (E.O. 13513).

(41) 52.225-1 Buy American Act-Supplies (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. ch.83).

(44) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUNE 2008)

The following VAAR clauses are also applicable to this acquisition:

852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (Jan,2008)

852.211-70 Service data Manuals (Nov, 1984)

852.219-10 VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Set-Aside (JUL 2016)

852.232-72 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests (NOV 2012)

852.246-70 Guarantee (Jan, 2008)

852.246-71 Inspection (Jan, 2008)

The following are FAR Provisions.

52.204-16, Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (JUL2016).

The following VAAR Provisions applicable to this Acquisition.

852.211-72 Technical Industry Standards (JAN 2008).

(End of Addendum to 52.212-1)

52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items (OCT 2014).

Quotes are required to be received in the contracting office no later than 9:00 A.M. EST on

September 26, 2017. All quotes must be emailed to the attention of Peter R. Cuoco, email address is peter.cuoco@va.gov.
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Posted Date:
September 20, 2017
Description: VA244-17-Q-1836 VA244-17-Q-1836.docx
Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 4;Philadelphia VA Medical Center;3900 Woodland Ave.;Philadelphia, PA 19104
Place of Performance :
Altoona VA Medical Center;2907 Pleasant Valley Blvd.;Altoona, PA
Point of Contact(s) :
Peter Cuoco, Contracting Specialist
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