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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: Apr 11, 2014 3:24 pmTrack Changes
Notice Update

This update is to provide the anticipated procurement timeline for Default Collection Services. See attached document titled '2014 Defaulted Collection Services Anticipated Procurement Timeline'.


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
The purpose of this update is to provide an updated 2014 Default Collection Services Procurement Timeline.  


Added: Nov 19, 2013 4:48 pm Modified: Nov 22, 2013 12:20 pmTrack Changes
The purpose of this update is to announce those Offerors advancing to Phase 2. Offerors advancing to Phase 2 are as follows:

Action Financial Service
4894 N Runway Drive, Suite 103
Central Point, OR 97502


National Credit Services
17704 134th Avvenue NE
Woodinville, WA 98072


Central Research
506 Enterprise Drive, Suite 200
Lowell, AR 72745


Reliant Capital Solutions
750 Cross Pointe Road, Suite G
Gahanna, Ohio 43230


Coast Professional
214 Expo Circle, Suite 7
West Monroe, LA 71292


DECA Financial Services
12175 Visionary Way
Fishers, IN 46038


FH CANN & Associates
1600 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA 01845


Immediate Credit Recovery
169 Myers Corner Road, Suite 110
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590


National Recoveries
14735 Highway 65
Ham Lake, MN 55304


Bass & Associates
3936 East Fort Lowell Road, Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85712


Credit Adjustments
330 Florence Street
Facsimile, OH 43512

Professional Bureau of Collections of Maryland
5295 DTC Pkwy
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

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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
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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