THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) NOTICE ONLY.  THIS DOES NOT COMMIT THE FEDERAL EMERGANCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY/ MOUNT WEATHER EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER TO  A CONTRACT FOR ANY SUPPLY OR SERVICE.  

NO SOLICITATION IS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

BACKGROUND:  The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to obtain business information and input from the marketplace for planning purposes regarding the availability of existing or potential solutions to providing food, paper goods, cleaning, and miscellaneous supplies.  The contractor must be able to make at least two deliveries per week between the hours of 6:30 am and 9:30 am, Monday through Friday at the facility address:

FEMA, MWEOC, 19844 Blue Ridge Mountain Road, Mt. Weather, VA 20135-2006.

FEMA’s authorized staff will provide the Contractor with a Call Order Number authorizing MWEOC employees to purchase food, paper goods, cleaning, and miscellaneous supplies. Once the Call Number and Grocery Order have been provided to the Contractor, the Contractor will provide pricing information. The price to the Government shall be to the Contractor’s best knowledge and belief, as low as, or lower than those charged to the Contractor’s most favored customer(s) for comparable quantities under similar terms and conditions, in addition to any discount for prompt payment.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:  The Contractor must be able to provide a secure environment to stage the order that would minimize the possibility of outside tampering with the items palletized for later delivery.  It is preferred that upon special occasions, additional orders of more than 2 days per week may apply. These orders may be on short notice, notification would occur by 2 pm on the day prior to delivery.  It is also preferred that in the event of an emergency; deliveries may be asked for same day delivery, with a 3-hour response time. Normal delivery dates may change due government holidays and special on-site events

QUESTIONS: Questions regarding this RFI are to be submitted to Christopher.Barrow@fema.dhs.gov by 2:00 PM EST on 6 April 2021.  Additionally, the subject line of your email shall, at a minimum, contain the RFI number (FOOD-SERVICES-BPA-1).