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Bulk Agricultural Commodities for use in U.S. International Food Aid Programs

Solicitation Number: AG-INAG-S-13-0003
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Office: Farm Service Agency
Location: Kansas City Commodity Office
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AG-INAG-S-13-0003
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Award
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October 31, 2012
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AGINTBP130004-AGINTBP130005
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$33,536,286.50
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ADM RICE INC and CARGILL, INCORPORATED
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Added: Oct 23, 2012 3:28 pm
USDA's Farm Service Agency, Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) intends to issue solicitation AG-INAG-S-13-0003 (2000001413) for bulk agricultural commodities to be used in U.S. international food aid programs. Deliveries are for various locations in the United States. The solicitation's is expected to be available on or after October 23, 2012, and will be available electronically through USDA's Web Based Supply Chain Management (WBSCM) system located at https://portal.wbscm.usda.gov/publicprocurement and also through a link to the aforementioned website in the document package attached to the solicitation notice on the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website (http://www.fbo.gov). A hard copy of the solicitation will not be available for the acquisition. All future information regarding this acquisition, including solicitation amendments and award notices, will be published both through WBSCM and FBO. Interested parties shall be responsible for ensuring that they have the most up-to-date information about this acquisition. The anticipated date of receipt for offers will be on or near October 30, 2012.
 
To be eligible to submit offers, potential contractors must meet KCCO's vendor qualification requirements established in accordance with FAR Subpart 9.2. Details of these requirements and contact information are available online at: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=coop&topic=pas-vr. KCCO's main contact for vendor qualification requirements is Betty Kunkel who can be reached by phone at 816-926-3295 or by email at Betty.Kunkel@kcc.usda.gov.

Once qualification requirements have been met, access to WBSCM will be provided. Bids, modifications, withdrawals of bids, and price adjustments shall be submitted using this system. Submission of the above by any means other than WBSCM will be determined nonresponsive. Complete details of the contract requirements and terms are available in KCCO's master solicitation for commodity procurements and USDA's commodity requirements documents available through the attached document packages. KCCO's solicitation (when published) will specify the commodities, tonnage, and required shipping schedules.

Pursuant to Agricultural Acquisition Regulation 470.103(b), commodities and the products of agricultural commodities acquired under this contract must be a product of the United States, and shall be considered to be such a product if it is grown, processed, and otherwise prepared for sale or distribution exclusively in the United States. Packaging and container components under this acquisition will be the only portion subject to the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement and Free Trade Agreements, as addressed by FAR clause 52.225-5. Complete details of the commodity and packaging requirements are available in USDA's commodity requirements document available through the attached document package. KCCO's solicitation (when published) will specify the pack sizes, quantities, and required delivery schedules.
Added: Oct 31, 2012 6:12 pm
The Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) today announced the following commodity purchase and port allocation for export distribution in Ethiopia, Somalia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kenya.
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KCCO Vendor Qualification Requirements

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Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
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KCCO Vendor Qualification Requirements
Posted Date:
October 23, 2012
Description: To be eligible to be considered for award, potential contractors must meet KCCO's vendor
qualification requirements. The complete requirement is available at this link. KCCO's main contact for vendor qualification requirements is Betty Kunkel. She can be reached by phone at 816-926-3295, or email at Betty.Kunkel@kcc.usda.gov.

KCCO's Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements

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Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
KCCO's Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements
Posted Date:
October 23, 2012
Description: KCCO's Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements contains applicable FAR
AGAR and KCCO solicitation provisions and contract clauses.

The following commodity purchase and port allocation for export distribution in Ethiopia, Somalia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kenya.

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
The following commodity purchase and port allocation for export distribution in Ethiopia, Somalia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kenya.
Posted Date:
October 31, 2012
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P.O. Box 419205
Mail Stop 8698
Kansas City, Missouri 64141-6205
United States
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Janet Cleveland,
Grain Marketing Specialist
Phone: 816-926-2540
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Dan Webber,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 816-926-2847