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Default Collection Services

Solicitation Number: ED-FSA-13-R-0006
Agency: Department of Education
Office: Federal Student Aid
Location: FSA Acquisitions
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Added: Feb 07, 2013 5:01 pm Modified: Oct 03, 2014 10:02 amTrack Changes

The following are small business set-aside Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awardees resulting from this solicitation for default collection services. Each IDIQ has a maximum ceiling of $2,000,000,000.


ED-FSA-14-D-0010
Action Financial Services
4894 N Runway Dr
Central Point, OR 97502-3005


ED-FSA-14-D-0011
Bass & Associates
3936 E Ft Lowell Ste 200
Tucson, AZ 85712-1083


ED-FSA-14-D-0012
Central Research
506 Enterprise Dr Ste 200
Lowell, AR 72745-9632


ED-FSA-14-D-0013
Credit Adjustments
330 Florence St
Defiance, OH 43512-2512


ED-FSA-14-D-0014
FH Cann & Associates
1600 Osgood St Ste 2-120
North Andover MA, 01845-1055


ED-FSA-14-D-0015
Professional Bureau of Collections of Maryland
5295 DTC Pkwy
Greenwood Village, CO 80111-275


ED-FSA-14-D-0016
Reliant Capital Solutions
750 Cross Pointe Rd Ste G
Gahanna, OH 43230-0000


ED-FSA-14-D-0017
Immediate Credit Recovery
169 Myers Corner Road, Suite 110
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590


ED-FSA-14-D-0018
National Credit Services, Inc.
17704 134th Ave NE
Woodinville, WA 98072-4605


ED-FSA-14-D-0019
National Recoveries
14735 Highway 65
Ham Lake, MN 55304


ED-FSA-14-D-0020
Coast Professional
214 Expo Circle, Suite 7
West Monroe, LA 71292





The purpose of Amendment 0008 is to revise the response to Question #56 of the Question & Response document posted in Amendment 0006.


The purpose of Amendment 0007is to extend the Offeror's due date for proposals from 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, May 7, 2014 to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, May 12, 2014.


The purpose of Amendment 0006 is as follows:


1. Incorporate Phase 2 Question and Answers.
2. Make changes to the following sections of the solicitation:
-Section C.3.9, 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payment to Small Business -Subcontractors
-Solicitation Response Requirements in Section E.1
-Section E.2.1, Evaluation Factors
3. Change the due date for proposals from no later than 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time, April 30, 2014, to no later than 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time, May 7, 2014.



The purpose of Amendment 0005 is to issue Phase 2 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Solicitation ED-FSA-13-R-0006. Only those Offerors selected in Phase I are permitted to submit an offer in Phase II.

The purpose of amendment 0004 is to extend the offeror's due date from 12:00PM EST, March 7, 2013 to 5:00PM EST, March 11, 2013.


The purpose of amendment 0003 is to incorporate additional Questions and Answers. See Attachment 1 to this amendment.


The purpose of amendment 0002 is to:

1. Make changes to the following sections of the solicitation:


•Section C, Additional Contract Terms and Conditions, Incentive Fees, (8)
•Section C, Additional Contract Terms and Conditions, Organizational Limit on Contracts


A revised solicitation with these changes is provided herein.


2. Incorporate all Questions and Answers. See Notice Update

Attachment 1 to this amendment.



The purpose of amendment 0001 is to:

1. Make changes to the following sections of the solicitation:


• Section B, Section B.2.1, Paragraph 1
• Section B, Section B.3.3 Rehabilitation, Paragraph 2
• Section B, Section B.3.4 Consolidation, Paragraph 1
• Section E, Addendum to FAR 52.212-1Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (FEB 2012), Section A.2 Past Performance, Section A.2.2 ‘f'.
• Section E, Addendum to FAR 52.212-1Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (FEB 2012), Section C Business Proposal, Paragraph 2
• Section E, Addendum to FAR 52.212-1Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (FEB 2012), Section C Business Proposal, Paragraph 3
• Section E, Addendum to FAR 52.212-1Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (FEB 2012), Additional Information, Page Limitations, Paragraph 1
• Section E, Addendum to FAR 52.212-1Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (FEB 2012), Additional Information, Submission Deadline
• Section E, FAR 52.212-2 - Evaluation - Commercial Items (JAN 2012) Tailored, Evaluation Factors, Factor 2: Past Performance, Sub-factor 4: Average Administrative Resolution Percentage (Quality)


A revised solicitation with these changes is provided herein.


2. Extend the offeror's due date from 12:00PM EST, February 28, 2013 to 12:00PM EST, March 7, 2013.


3. Incorporate the first round of Questions and Answers. See Attachment 1 to this amendment. Additional Questions and Answers will be forthcoming.






The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Aid, is conducting a two-phase solicitation in accordance with the Department of Education Acquisition Regulation (EDAR) Subpart 3415.302-70. This acquisition is 100% set-aside for small business under Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 19 and acquired using procedures provided under FAR Part 12 in conjunction with the policies and procedures in FAR Part 15 to the maximum extent practicable. The resulting contracts will be funded with non-appropriated funds. The FAR and EDAR will be followed to the maximum extent practicable in accordance with EDAR Subpart 3401.104.

 


In order to support Department of Education's efforts to meet its small business goals, the Department intends to award one or more contracts to qualified Hub-Zone small business(es) and/or Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small business(es), if qualified offer(s) are received from those socio-economic concerns.


The Government anticipates awarding multiple Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts under NAICS code 561440, which has a small business size standard of $14M. The resulting IDIQ awards will have a Base Ordering Period of five (5) years and one (1), five (5)-year Optional Ordering Period, with the possibility of an award term extension for up to two (2) years.

Added: Nov 07, 2013 2:05 pm Modified: Oct 03, 2014 10:02 amTrack Changes
The Department is considering a number changes in vendor compensation under this procurement focused on improving the quality of service borrowers receive. Changes under consideration include:
1) Compensating collection agency contractors based on a fixed amount per rehabilitation.

2) Reducing the amount vendors are paid for each dollar collected.


3) Incentives for collection agencies to rehabilitate loans based on unique borrower financial circumstances.

Added: Nov 19, 2013 4:48 pm Modified: Oct 03, 2014 10:02 amTrack Changes
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Solicitation 1

Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
February 7, 2013
Description: Solicitation
Description: Attachment 1 - Draft Performance Work Statement
Description: Attachment 3 - 2009 Private Collection Agency Task Order

Amendment 1

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
February 14, 2013
Description: Amendment 0001
Description: Questions and Answers

Amendment 2

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
February 21, 2013
Description: Amendment 0002
Description: Questions and Answers

Amendment 3

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
February 28, 2013
Description: Amendment 0003
Description: Questions and Answers Amendment 0003

Amendment 4

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
March 6, 2013
Description: Amendment 0004

2014 Defaulted Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
2014 Defaulted Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline
Posted Date:
August 1, 2013
Description: 2014 Defaulted Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline

2014 Default Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline Rev 1

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
2014 Default Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline Rev 1
Posted Date:
November 7, 2013
Description: Updated Procurement Timeline

2014 Default Collection Services Procurement Timeline Rev 2

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
2014 Default Collection Services Procurement Timeline Rev 2
Posted Date:
January 16, 2014
Description: 2014 Default Collection Services Procurement Timeline Revision 2

2014 Default Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline Revision 3

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
2014 Default Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline Revision 3
Posted Date:
March 19, 2014
Description: 2014 Default Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline Revision 3

Amendment 5

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
April 11, 2014
Description: Amendment 0005 ED-FSA-13-R-0006

Attachment 3- Phase 2 Subcontracting Plan Template

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Attachment 3- Phase 2 Subcontracting Plan Template
Posted Date:
April 11, 2014
Description: Attachment 3- Phase 2 Subcontracting Plan Template

Attachment 4- Phase 2 Other than Cost or Pricing Data

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Attachment 4- Phase 2 Other than Cost or Pricing Data
Posted Date:
April 11, 2014
Description: Attachment 4- Phase 2 Other than Cost or Pricing Data

Amendment 6

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
April 25, 2014
Description: Amendment 0006

Phase 2 Questions and Answers

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Phase 2 Questions and Answers
Posted Date:
April 25, 2014
Description: Phase 2 Questions and Answers

Amendment 7

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
May 6, 2014
Description: Amendment 0007

Amendment 8

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
May 15, 2014
Description: Amendment 0008

2014 Default Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline Revision 4

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
2014 Default Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline Revision 4
Posted Date:
June 12, 2014
Description: 2014 Default Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline Revision 4

Contract Awards

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Contract Awards
Posted Date:
October 3, 2014
Description: ED-FSA-14-D-0010
Description: ED-FSA-14-D-0011
Description: ED-FSA-14-D-0012
Description: ED-FSA-14-D-0013
Description: ED-FSA-14-D-0014
Description: ED-FSA-14-D-0015
Description: ED-FSA-14-D-0016
Description: ED-FSA-14-D-0017
Description: ED-FSA-14-D-0018
Description: ED-FSA-14-D-0019
Description: ED-FSA-14-D-0020
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Union Center Plaza, RM 91F1
830 First Street, NE
Washington, District of Columbia 20202-5405
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Christina J. Douglas,
Contract Specialist
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John Ramsey,
Contracting Officer