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Pennsylvania, United States
Government : Military
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The Defense Health Agency (DHA) Medical Logistics ******** Medical Materiel ********** Office (MMESO) and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support Medical Prime Vendor (PV) Program a Sources Sought ************ for the creation of a ********* Listing (QSL) for CSR Packaging This is not a request for quote or proposal. The MMESO South is the lead MMESO for this project.

These CSR Packaging Supplies products are for purchase by the Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) of the Military Health System (MHS) and for the operational assemblages of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Naval Expeditionary Medical Support Command (NEMSCOM) and managed regionally by MMESOs North, South, West, Pacific and Europe, hereafter referred to as MMESOs. For information regarding DLA Troop Support Medical's PV program please access its web site at ----.

This Sources Sought ************ is intended to solicit information and products for evaluation in order to create a QSL for CSR Packaging Supplies in accordance with (IAW) FAR 9.2. All items proposed to be included in this QSL must be on a Distribution and Pricing Agreement (DAPA) for the DLA Troop Support Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor (MSPV) Program. All participating vendors must complete the certification in the DAPA Management System (DMS). The MSPV Program requires that all items be manufactured in a Trade Agreements Act (TAA) Compliant Country (see DFARS---- AND----), unless it is determined that no functionally equivalent item is available from a compliant source. To be eligible for inclusion in the proposed QSL, all vendors are required to provide country of origin information in the QSL FBO Package Worksheet. In addition, according to the DAPA Terms and Conditions, you must complete the DAPA TAA Certification for each item offered. If an item offered is a TAA Non-Compliant End Product, the Government can use this information to determine whether or not a waiver exists or if the Government will seek a waiver for the item. Unless a waiver exists or is granted, TAA Non-Compliant Country End Products cannot be added to the QSL and/or DAPA. Any questions concerning TAA may be directed to Donna Raday at DLA Troop Support, ----,----.

The QSL for CSR Packaging Supplies will be established approximately May 2017 and is anticipated to be the basis of a Action. ********* vendors will be invited approximately June 2017 to submit pricing proposals to enter into an Incentive Agreement for CSR Packaging The government reserves the right to standardize or not standardize on CSR Packaging

A. Products & Performance Required
The MMESOs are seeking product line items in the category of CSR Packaging Within the MHS MTFs and operational procurement this product line has an estimated annual sales volume of $1,258,025. This forecast is based on historical usage data during a recent 12-month period. Sixteen items are required for addition to the QSL and account for 66.42% ($835,662) of the total volume in sales ($1,258,025). The specifications for this project are shown in "Requirements to Qualify for QSL" section below.

B. Instructions to Vendors
Vendors interested in qualifying for inclusion in the QSL must provide an e-mail response to this QSL FBO Sources Sought ************ to the lead MMESO POCs below. The vendor's responses must include all detailed information requested in the "Requirements to Qualify for QSL" section below and must also include: (1) Company name and address; (2) Company POC (Name and Phone Number, Fax Number, and E-mail address); (3) Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code; and (4) Identification of the Sources Sought ************ to which the vendor is responding. Due to the potential for email to be lost in transmission, from network security, etc., vendors are strongly encouraged to confirm with the lead MMESO that their email submission has arrived. Each submitting vendor is advised to confirm receipt, allowing adequate time for resubmission before the due date and time should a problem occur with the first submission.

As part of the "Requirements to Qualify for QSL," vendors must complete and submit the QSL FBO Package Worksheet. Any vendor experiencing difficulty opening the Worksheet may contact the MMESO POCs. The MMESO POC will provide a Worksheet copy via an alternate method (fax, e-mail or hard copy).

Vendors that do not meet the deadline of COB 5:00 PM Central Standard Time (CST) on the date listed for closing in this QSL FBO Sources Sought ************ will not be included in the lead MMESO's review to establish the QSL and thus will not be able to participate in the subsequent Action.

C. Source Selection Procedures
The MMESO Joint Product Review Board (JPRB) will serve as the forum for clinical recommendations for product selection and coordinate logistics efforts in support of DoD Components. The board is chaired by Designated Senior Logisticians (DSLs) and co-chaired by Designated Senior Clinicians (DSCs) in the MMESO Areas of Responsibility (AORs) and includes clinicians and logisticians for MTFs within each MMESO. The Clinical Advisory Committee (CAC) members are the deciding officials for this initiative. The MMESO DSLs and DSCs intend to review responses and evaluate products for selection to the QSL IAW FAR 9.2.

Requirements to Qualify for QSL
The requirements for this product line are outlined below. Complete answers and all supporting documentation must be provided with the vendor's submittal by the response date stated in this QSL FBO Sources Sought ************. A vendor who does not meet all of these requirements or who does not submit documentation to support these requirements as requested will not be ********* for the QSL. Vendors must provide responses to this Sources Sought ************ via the QSL FBO Package Worksheet.

1.    Vendor must have a DAPA or be in the process of applying for a DAPA number for the product line listed. Vendor must provide their DAPA number or provide documentation and date the DAPA number was applied for. Vendors who do not continue to process application for a DAPA number will not be considered for continued participation.
2.    Vendor must have an agreement with the current DoD Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor CARDINAL HEALTH, or must work with CARDINAL HEALTH to initiate an agreement.
3.    Vendor must have an agreement with the current DoD Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor OWENS & MINOR, or must work with OWENS & MINOR to initiate an agreement.
4.    Vendor must have a government issued Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code assigned for products contained within the specific product group or be in the process of obtaining one. Vendors must validate that their account is Active in the System for Award Management (SAM) and provide CAGE Code. Vendors in the process of obtaining a CAGE Code must provide documentation to support that they have registered in SAM. Vendors who do not continue to process application for a CAGE Code and/or a SAM account will not be considered for continued participation. See ----.
5.    Vendor offered products shall be TAA compliant. End-items offered shall be manufactured or substantially transformed either in the U.S. or in Designated or Qualifying countries, unless it is determined that no functionally equivalent item is available from a compliant source. Therefore, the vendor at the item level must provide country of origin for all required items and any optional items offered. Vendor must provide product catalog & literature for any items offered in response to this Sources Sought ************. Vendor must submit the following information via QSL FBO Package Worksheet for each offered product: Full item description, Distributor Part Number, Manufacturer Part Number, Manufacturer Name, Number of eaches in Unit of Sale, and country of origin. Only ONE Vendor Part Number (PN) should be provided for each item/sample. Vendor must send the same part number(s) for evaluation(s) as provided in response to ...

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