THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE.  On behalf of the United States Army, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (JBM-HH), Department of Emergency Services (DES), located at Fort Myer, VA., the Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Fort Belvoir (MICC-FB) is issuing this sources sought notice as a means of conducting market research to identify small business vendors that can provide police and security guard uniforms.  This notice does not constitute a Request for Quote (RFQ), Invitation for Bid (IFB), or Request for Proposal (RFP), or the promise to issue any of these notices in the future.  This notice does not commit the Government to contract for any supply or service. 

This is a Request for Information (RFI), which is being used for informational and market research purposes only.  Respondents to this RFI are not considered as offeror’s and cannot be accepted by the Government to firm a binding contract.  The Government is not responsible for any costs incurred by the respondents when responding to this RFI.  Respondents should not submit any proprietary information when responding to this RFI.  Respondents should also note that the Government will not return any submittals that is received.  Not responding to this notice does not preclude participation in any future RFQ, IFB, or RFP, if any is issued.  If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on the Government-wide Point of Entry.  It is the responsibility of potential offeror’s to monitor the Government-wide Point of Entry for additional information pertaining to this requirement

A continuing need is anticipated for the police and security guard uniforms which was being fulfilled through contract: W91QV1-14-C-0079.  Attached is a draft of the Statement of Work (SOW).  The estimated period of performance will be five (5) years.  Based on the attached SOW, interested parties are requested to submit a capability statement of no more than Five (5) pages in length in Times New Roman font of not less than 10 pitch. The deadline for this response is Wednesday, November 13, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. Washington, DC time.  In lieu of the coronavirus pandemic, no phone calls will be accepted.  Please provide email responses only to this notice to Pamela Beharrie, Contract Specialist at pamela.r.beharrie.civ@mail.mil.

The Government is seeking responses to this sources sought synopsis from small businesses capable of providing the requirement.  Small businesses, in all socio-economic categories (including, 8(a) Business Development Program, Historically Underutilized Business Zone, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned, Women-Owned Small Business, etc.), are highly encouraged to identify capabilities in meeting the requirement at fair market prices.  Provide suggestions on how the requirement could be structured to facilitate competition by and among small business concerns, describe any conditions, if any, which may limit small businesses from participating

In response to this sources sought notice, interested parties are to include the following information:

1. Name of the firm, profile, point of contact, address, email address, phone number, DUNs number, CAGE code. A statement regarding business size (including small business type(s), certifications such as SDB, 8(a), HUB-Zone, SDVOSB, WOSB, etc.

2. Identify whether your firm’s capability to perform the required services.  Information in sufficient detail regarding relevant contracts of same or similar in nature of work, size, and complexity.  Include contract description, dollar value, and customer contact information.  

3. The NAICS code contemplated for this requirement is 315220-Men’s and Boy’s Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing with a Small Business Size Standard of 750 employees. The Product Service Code (PSC) is 8405 – Men’s Outerwear.  In your opinion, does this NAICS code fit this requirement? If not, which NAICS code would you suggest and why?  Identify any condition or action that may be having the effect of unnecessarily restricting competition with respect to this acquisition.  Please contact the MICC Advocate for Competition, Scott Kukes, at scott.d.kukes.civ@mail.mil or 210-466-3015, if you believe that this action is unreasonably restricting competition.  Include the subject of the acquisition, this announcement, and the MICC POC information from the beta.SAM notice.  Provide the specific aspects that unreasonably restrict competition and the rationale for such conclusion.

4. Responders are to submit a capability statement of no more than five (5) pages in length in Times New Roman font of not less than 10 pitch. The deadline for this response is Wednesday, November 13, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. Washington, DC time.  In lieu of the coronavirus pandemic, no phone calls will be accepted.  Please provide email responses only to this notice to Pamela Beharrie, Contract Specialist at pamela.r.beharrie.civ@mail.mil.