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ATTACHMENT NO. 1

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REQUEST FOR QUOTATION NO. 0018-13

I. THE EEOC HAS A REQUIREMENT FOR A CONTRACTOR TO PROVIDE A FULL SERVICE TRAINING FACILITY FOR FEDERAL SECTOR COURSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ATTACHED STATEMENT OF WORK. INTERESTED PARTIES MUST SUBMIT OPEN MARKET PRICING IN RESPONSE TO THIS RFQ. FEDERAL SUPPLY GSA SCHEDULE CONTRACT QUOTES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. A FIRM FIXED-PRICE PURCHASE ORDER IS ANTICIPATED.

II. PLEASE, COMPLETE PAGE 1, BLOCKS 12 THROUGH 16 OF THE STANDARD FORM 18 ALONG WITH THE PRICING INFORMATION REQUESTED FOR EACH LINE ITEM NUMBER, COMPLETE THE RFQ QUESTIONNAIRE, AND RETURN YOUR QUOTE VIA FAX TO (202) 663-4178, ATTN: GREGORY BROWNE ON OR BEFORE 11 FEB 2013 AT 2:00 P.M. EST. A QUOTATION SUBMITTED VIA E-MAIL ADDRESSED TO GREGORY.BROWNE@EEOC.GOV WILL BE ACCEPTED ON OR BEFORE 11 FEB 2013 AT 2:00 P.M. EST.

III. SUBMISSION OF QUOTATION

QUOTATIONS SHALL BE ORGANIZED AND SUBMITTED INTO THREE (3) SEPARATE VOLUMES: VOLUME I - TECHNICAL CAPABILITY, VOLUME II - PAST PERFORMANCE, AND VOLUME III - PRICE QUOTATION. PRICING SHALL NOT BE INCLUDED IN VOLUMES I & II. THE VENDOR SHALL PROVIDE AN ORIGINAL AND TWO (2) COPIES OF THE TECHNICAL CAPABILITY, PAST PERFORMANCE, AND PRICE QUOTATION.

QUOTERS SHALL NOT RESTATE THE STATEMENT OF WORK IN THEIR RESPONSE TO THE RFQ.

IV. SUBMISSION OF QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS REQUEST FOR QUOTATION SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO GREGORY BROWNE, VIA E-MAIL AT GREGORY.BROWNE@EEOC.GOV. TELEPHONE INQUIRIES OR RESPONSES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF QUESTIONS REGARDING RFQ0018-13 IS 04 FEB 2013 AT 10:00 A.M. EST.

V. AWARD WITHOUT DISCUSSIONS

THE GOVERNMENT INTENDS TO EVALUATE QUOTATIONS AND MAKE AWARD WITHOUT DISCUSSIONS. THEREFORE, THE VENDOR'S INITIAL QUOTE SHOULD CONTAIN THE VENDOR'S BEST TERMS FROM A PRICE STANDPOINT. THE GOVERNMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CONDUCT DISCUSSIONS, IF THE CONTRACTING OFFICER LATER DETERMINES THEM TO BE NECESSARY

VI. BASIS FOR AWARD

THE GOVERNMENT WILL AWARD A TASK ORDER TO A VENDOR BASED ON BEST VALUE USING THE TRADEOFF PROCESS. THE FOLLOWING FACTORS WILL BE USED TO EVALUATE QUOTATIONS:

EVALUATION FACTOR I: TECHNICAL CAPABILITY
EVALUATION FACTOR II: PAST PERFORMANCE
EVALUATION FACTOR III: PRICE

TECHNICAL CAPABILITY AND PAST PERFORMANCE WHEN COMBINED ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN PRICE.

VII. EVALUATION FACTORS FOR AWARD

1. QUOTES WILL BE EVALUATED USING THE EVALUATION FACTORS AS SET FORTH IN THE RFQ.

NOTES:

A. CENTRAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

PURSUANT TO FAR CLAUSE 52.232-33 ENTITLED, "PAYMENT BY ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER (EFT) -CENTRAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION (OCT 2003)", THE GOVERNMENT INTENDS TO MAKE PAYMENT VIA ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER, USING INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THE CENTRAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION (CCR) DATABASE. CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S CCR DATABASE IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO AWARD OF ANY CONTRACT, BASIC AGREEMENT, BASIC ORDERING AGREEMENT, OR BLANKET PURCHASE AGREEMENT. CONTRACTORS MAY REGISTER ON-LINE AT THE CCR WEBSITE: http://www.sam.gov.

B. METHOD OF PAYMENT

PURSUANT TO FAR CLAUSE 52.232-36 ENTITLED, "PAYMENT BY THIRD PARTY (FEB 2010)", THE GOVERNMENT'S METHOD OF PAYMENT FOR WORK AUTHORIZED IS BY GOVERNMENT-WIDE COMMERCIAL PURCHASE CARD.

C. QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS RFQ SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE ATTENTION OF GREGORY BROWNE AT (202) 663-4292.





RFQ QUESTIONNAIRE

COMPANY NAME AND ADDRESS: ______________________________________
______________________________________
______________________________________
TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: ______________________________________
DATA UNIVERSAL NUMBERING SYSTEM (DUNS) NUMBER: ______________________________________
PROPOSED TIME OF DELIVERY OR PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE AFTER RECEIPT OF ORDER: ______________________________________
FOB POINT: ______________________________________
DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS AS A METHOD OF PAYMENT? YES _________, NO___________
TYPE OF BUSINESS - PLEASE, CHECK THE APPROPRIATE ITEM(S):
____ SMALL, ____ LARGE, _____ DISADVANTAGED
____ WOMAN-OWNED ____ OTHER
CONTRACTOR'S POINT OF CONTACT: ______________________________________
TITLE: ______________________________________
TELEPHONE NUMBER: ______________________________________
FAX NUMBER: ______________________________________
_____________________________________ ______________________________________
SIGNATURE DATE OF QUOTE