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DATE POSTED : January 13, 2023

CLASSIFICATION CODE: R604 – Support – Administrative – Mailing/Distribution

NAICS CODE: 492110 – Couriers and Express Delivery Services

CONTRACTING OFFICE:
U.S. Embassy Brussels
Regentlaan 27
1000 Brussels

SUBJECT: Handling of unclassified diplomatic mail

PROPOSED SOLICITATION NUMBER: 19BE2023Q0007

CLOSING RESPONSE DATE: February 3, 2023 prior to 16:00 PM

PRIMARY POINT OF CONTACT:
Jessi Copeland
Contracting Officer
BrusselsBids@state.gov

SECONDARY POINT OF CONTACT:
Brigitte Swietek
Procurement Agent
BrusselsBids@state.gov

PLACE OF CONTRACT PERFORMANCE: American Embassy Brussels, Belgium

DESCRIPTION: Solicitation number 19BE2023Q0007

SUBJECT: Handling of unclassified diplomatic mail

The Embassy of the United States in Brussels invites you to submit a proposal for handling unclassified diplomatic mail.

Proposals may be submitted in electronic format. The electronic proposal should be submitted via email to BrusselsBids@state.gov in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Alternatively, your proposal can be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Handling of diplomatic mail 19BE2023Q0007” to the U.S. Embassy, Regentlaan/Bd. Du Régent 27, 1000 Brussels. Please inform us via email to BrusselsBids@state.gov that a hard copy of your proposal can be expected.

In both cases, please submit your offer on or before 1600 Hrs. February 3, 2023. No proposals will be accepted after this time.

In order for a proposal to be considered, you must also complete and submit the following:

1. SF-1449
2. Section 1, Pricing Schedule
3. Section 5, Representations and Certifications
4. Additional information as required in Section 3

Direct any questions regarding this solicitation to Jessi Copeland, Contracting Officer, or Brigitte Swietek in the GSO/Procurement Office by letter or by e-mail (BrusselsBids@state.gov) during regular business hours.

The successful offeror shall be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) database SAM.GovU.S. Embassy in Belgium (usembassy.gov) prior to contract award pursuant to FAR provision 52.204-7. Therefore, prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of their proposal.  The guidelines for international registrations in SAM are available at: GSAFSD Service Portal Landing – GSA Federal Service Desk Service Portal .

The U.S. Government intends to award a contract to the responsible company submitting an acceptable offer at the lowest price. We intend to award a contract based on initial proposals, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the competitive range if there is a need to do so.

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