SOURCE: US Federal Contractor Registration

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

July 17, 2015 03:00 ET

US Federal Contractor Registration: Department of Veteran Affairs Releases Armored Car Service Solicitation on FedBizOpps (FBO) in Louisiana

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - July 17, 2015) - The United States Federal Government as of 07/14/2015 has 197 open Solicitations in Louisiana where they are currently seeking out properly registered government contractors. According to the new USA Spending website, the federal government has so far spent over $252 billion in government contracts over the course of 1,427,824 government transactions in 2015. Currently, the United States Federal Government has spent over $1 billion on government contracts in Louisiana alone. Please see the below available contract released by US Federal Contractor Registration, additional Louisiana contracts can be found at https://www.uscontractorregistration.com.

US Federal Contractor Registration is reporting the release of the Armored Car Service Solicitation in Louisiana posted to FedBizOpps (FBO) on July 16, 2015. Armored Car Service Solicitation currently has a response date set for August 14, 2015. Every business interested in bidding on the Armored Car Service Solicitation must be properly registered in the SAM Registration, as well as have the North American Industry Classification System codes 561 - Administrative and Support Services, and 561613 - Armored Car Services filed in their SAM account/vendor profile.

Below is a copy of the Armored Car Service Solicitation as originally posted to FedBizOpps (FBO) on July 16, 2015:

The Department of Veteran Affairs requires Armored Car Services, for Overton Brooks Veteran Affairs Medical Center (OBVAMC) located at 510 East Stoner Ave., Shreveport LA. Typical performance requires the Contractor to pick-up, deliver cash and financial instruments to designated locations. Services shall be performed in accordance with performance work statement from date of award to September 30, 2016 with the option to renew for four (4), one (1) year periods. Option years are to be exercised solely at the discretion of the government's needs. Payment will be made 30 day in arrears upon receipt of a properly completed invoice at the office designated to receive the invoice.

The Contractor shall be a bonded, commercial armored car service in support of the Shreveport, LA area. The services shall be provided throughout an initially defined area that may be subject to change. Under a firm fixed price contract, the Contractor is obligated to meet the delivery schedule without additional compensation, even though he has to use overtime, extra pay shifts, or multi-shifts to meet the schedule. If the Contract feels overtime is needed to meet the delivery schedule, the Contractor should include an allowance in the proposed quote.

This acquisition is unrestricted under the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 561613. The size standard is 500 employees. This information is only for classification purposes in the representation and certification portion of the Request for Quote (RFQ). The anticipated date for release of solicitation is July 13, 2015.

Businesses that would like to learn how to bid on available opportunities or register in SAM can call Acquisition Specialist John Wayne at 1(877) 252-2700 Ext. 747. Vendors have been enrolling in the Simplified Acquisition Program to win available government contracts, network with procurement officers across the nation, and qualify their business for government contracting. Businesses that would like to learn more about the Simplified Acquisition Program can visit http://www.simplifiedacquisitionprogram.org/.

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