Diplomatic Pouch and Mail Services 19UP3021Q0005
The Embassy of the United States of America invites you to submit a quotation for diplomatic pouch and mail services for the period of February 1 – April 30, 2021. Request for Quotations is attached.
- The quotations must be submitted electronically by e-mail on or before 15:00 January 26, 2021 to [email protected] with subject line “Diplomatic Pouch and Mail Services (#19UP3021Q0005)”. No quotations will be accepted after this time. Note that if you are going to submit your quotation in archive folder, only ZIP-format should be used.
- To help us track our procurement effort, please indicate in your email where (ngotenders.net) you saw this tender/procurement notice
Please be advised that according to FAR 4.1102 and FAR 52.204-7 if amount of contract action exceeds $30,000.00, all prospective offerors should be registered in System for Award Management (SAM, www.sam.gov) at the time an offer or a quotation is submitted, and shall continue to be registered until time of the award of the contract, during performance, and through final payment under the contract. In case the offeror is not registered in SAM at the time an offer or a quotation is submitted, the Contracting Officer will proceed with an award to the next otherwise successful registered offeror.
According to U.S. Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), advance payments are prohibited. Payments shall be made upon receipt of goods or services by the customer/Embassy representative. Pursuant to the Prompt Payment Act of the FAR, the U.S. Government must make the payment within 30 calendar days after receipt of the goods/services and a valid invoice. Please confirm in your offer that these payment terms are acceptable by your company.
For offers within $10,000.00- $30,000.00: To be considered for the award, all vendors submitting offers or quotations for this requirement must have active DUNS number available for public check at www.dnb.com and a self-certified conformance in the attached Express NDAA Certification Form. Vendors that fail to complete self-certification form or present a record that does not reflect conformance at FAR 52.204-24 and FAR 52.204-26 will not be considered for the award.
For offers of $30,000.00 and up: To be considered for the award, all vendors submitting offers or quotations for this requirement must self-certify conformance in their profile at SAM.gov representations as required in FAR 52.204-24, FAR 52.204-25 and FAR 52.204-26 and in attached Express NDAA Certification Form in accordance with FAR Interim Rule 2019-009. Vendors that fail to complete self-certification or present a record that does not reflect conformance at FAR 52.204-24, FAR 52.204-26 and FAR 52.212-3 (v) within SAM.gov and in Express NDAA Certification Form will not be considered for the award.
The U.S. Government intends to award a contract to the responsible company submitting an acceptable quotation at the lowest price. We intend to award a contract based on initial quotations, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the competitive range if there is a need to do so.
Direct any questions regarding this solicitation by e-mail [email protected] during regular business hours. Deadline for acceptance of questions is 17:00 January 19, 2021.