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Solicitation Number: DTMA95Q20140052
Agency: Department of Transportation
Office: Maritime Administration (MARAD)
Location: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Procurement)
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Added: Jan 17, 2014 2:21 pm


This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format prescribed in Subpart 12.6 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number stated above, and it is being issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-62, effective December 20, 2012.

The Solicitation number is DTMA95Q20140052 and is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). The combined synopsis/solicitation will result in a firm fixed-price purchase order.

This requirement is UNRESTRICTED (Full and Open).

The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 511130 with a business size standard of 500.

The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point, New York requires the services of a qualified organization capable of providing copies of the below listed textbooks.


1) Title: Basics of Engineering Economy

Author: Leland Blank, Anthony Tarquin

Edition: 2nd Edition

ISBN 13: 9780073376356

Quantity: 45

Condition: NEW

2) Title: Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design

Author: Richard Budynas and Keith Nisbett

Edition: 9th Edition

ISBN 13: 9780073529288

Quantity: 44 Each

Condition: NEW


3) Title: Mechanics of Materials

Author: Ferdinand Beer, Jr., E. Russel Johnston, John DeWolf and David Mazurek

Edition: 6th Edition

ISBN 13: 9780073380285

Quantity: 62

Condition: NEW


4) Title: Technical Graphics Communication

Author: Gary Bertoline, Eric Wiebe, Nathan Hartman and William Ross

Edition: 4th Edition

ISBN 13: 9780077221300

Quantity: 64 Each

Condition: NEW



A. Required Delivery Date: NO LATER THAN 03/07/2014.
B. Delivery shall be FOB Destination.
C. Delivery and acceptance of deliverables shall be FOB DESTINATION at the following location:
                                  U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA)
Attn: USMMA Book Store
300 Steamboat Road
Kings Point, NY 11024-1699


52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference
This solicitation incorporates one or more clauses by reference with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at the following Internet address:

Federal Acquisition Regulations (52)

The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial, applies to this solicitation.

The provision at 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (Jan 1999) applies to this acquisition. (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be deemed the lowest price technically acceptable offer. Delivery, technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement, and past performance will be evaluated to determine technical acceptability.

The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is incorporated into this solicitation, however, only the following clauses apply to this acquisition: 52.219-6, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-36 and 52.232-33.


The Contractor may submit invoices in either electronic or paper format. Electronic submission is preferred.
(1) Electronic invoices shall be address to
Electronic invoices shall conform to the following criteria, or be subject to rejection:
a. Invoice and supporting documentation shall be in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.
b. The e-mail subject shall include the contract/purchase order number and invoice number.
c. The transmitting e-mail shall include the following information: Name of the Contractor; Invoice date and number; Invoice amount; Contract number and, if applicable, the order or modification number; Terms of any discount for prompt payment offered; Payment Instructions (i.e., financial institution, ABA routing#, account#)
(2) Paper invoices shall be submitted to the following address. Multiple copies are not required.
MARAD A/P Invoices
P.O. Box 25710
Oklahoma City, OK 73125


A. A single Fixed Price Award will be made to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be deemed the lowest price technically acceptable offer. Delivery, technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement, and past performance will be evaluated to determine technical acceptability.

B. The provision at 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial items, applies to this solicitation. A copy of the provision may be attained from Each offeror shall included a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3 (NOV 2006) or certification that these have been completed online via Online Representations and Certifications application (ORCA) at

To be awarded this contract, the offeror must have an active and current registration in SAM. SAM information may be found at:

All responsible business sources may submit a response which, if timely received, will be considered by the agency.

Signed quotes must be received NO LATER THAN Friday, February 14, 2014 at 12:00 P.M. EST.

F. Quotes with unit and extended pricing may be electronically submitted via email to Jeannie Glienna at, hand delivered or mailed (U.S. Mail, commercial express mail) to:

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Attention: Jeannie Glienna

Procurement Department
Furuseth Building - Room 212
300 Steamboat Road
Kings Point, NY 11024-1699

G. Offers for less than the full quantity will not be considered.


For information or inquiries regarding this solicitation, please contact:

Jeannie Glienna, Procurement Technician
Phone: 516-726-6183,
Fax 516-773-5131,

(B) Douglas Pader, Contract Specialist
Phone: 516-726-5840,
Fax 516-773-5131,

MMA-5206, Division of Procurement
Kings Point, New York 11024-1699

KINGS POINT, New York 11024
United States
Phone: 5167266183
Fax: 5167735131
Doug Pader,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 5167265840
Fax: 5167735131