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DLA Aviation is looking for more companies to compete to supply this electronic parts kit. This kit is used on a Harris Corporation radio set.
It was last sold by Science Applications International for $563.40 in quantity of 178. DLA anticipates annual demand at 360 units. The government expects that they will spend $261,334 each year on this item.
DLA is so interested in finding more suppliers for this single source item that they are making samples available for companies to reverse engineer. A technical data package and drawings are also available.
To learn more about this item, log into BidLink and put 5895-01-474-3750 into the “Search for Anything” box. BidLink can assist your company in acquiring samples from DLA.
DLA Troop Support has issued a solicitation for an estimated 38,760 pair of protective chain saw chaps over five years. These chaps NSN 8415-01-695-4334 are 32″ long with cut resistant nylon duck shells padded with aramid fillers. The chaps protect the front and side of the legs from waist to mid calf with adjustable waist belt and leg straps.This item is part of a Chain Saw Kit managed by the National Fire Equipment System (NFES).
The last company to sell this item to the military was Wecksworth Manufacturing (CAGE 9J595) for $124.90in quantity of 2,000. There is no set quantity in the solicitation, but DLA estimates they will purchase 7,752 units each year. We estimate the value of this contract at $3.95 Million over five years.
A complete government specification and technical data package are available for new companies to compete.
All offers are due by August 8, 2022.
To learn more about this opportunity, log into BidLink and put SPE1C1-22-R-0043 into the “Search for Anything” box. After you have located the solicitation in BidLink and need assistance in finding the specs, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. More solicitations like this can be found using BidLink’s intelligent solicitation search.
DLA Troop Support has issued a solicitation for pallet jacks. This Hydraulic Hand-Lift Truck has a capacity of 6,000 pounds, Fork size of 48-inch with Polyurethane wheels.
This Pallet Jack NSN 3920-00-242-5764 is based on a commercial item description. This basically means if the product you are offering meets or is IAW (In accordance with) the specifications it could be accepted.
The last company to sell these jacks to the military is Fulton Supply, which sold them for $279 each in quantity of 40 units. This current solicitation requires 81 units. Based on past procurement history pricing we estimate the value of this contract at $22,599.
How are Pallet Jacks purchased by the Government?
By reviewing past DOD sales in BidLink we’ve found that Pallet Jacks and other MRO Supplies are purchased in a variety of ways.
Open solicitations – Where you actively look on a daily basis for open solicitations under a specific category or keywords to find items to bid on. Pallet Jacks or Lift Trucks can be found by searching under the FSC 3920, this Federal Supply Class is defined as Material Handling Equipment.
GSA Contracts/ long-term MAS contracts – These types of contracts are where you list your items/part numbers with an intent to sell in an on-line government catalog. The Government can visit the catalogs anytime and buy products from them. By reviewing some past sales by Government agencies we have seen Pallet Jacks or Lift Trucks purchased under GSA Categories such as Hardware and tools, Categories 332510C and 332510S. A few of the brands we found that government purchased were Vestil, Big Joe, and Uline.
In the case of selling DOD Pallet Jacks, it would be beneficial to both search for open solicitations as well as list your products in various catalogs, in addition reviewing past sales of which brands are actually being purchased can greatly help in your sales.
All offers are due by July 11, 2022.
To learn more about this opportunity, log into BidLink and put SPE8E9-22-T-3580 into the “Search for Anything” box. More solicitations like this can be found using BidLink’s intelligent solicitation search.
DLA Troop Support has issued a solicitation for air filters, NSN 4130-01-646-2626. These pleated filters are 16 x 25 x 2 used on the HDT Expeditionary Systems – HDT 60K IECU (Improved Environment Control Unit) typically used to heat and cool portable shelters and tents.
The solicitation calls for filters by Air-Rite, Inc (CAGE 7H603), although this company’s website claims that they are a distributor not a manufacturer. The associated part number 81316252 was found in a catalog from Aerostar Nexfil. This catalog listed it as the MERV13 filter manufactured by Filtration Group-IAQ.
They were last sold to the defense department for $91.47 in quantity of 87. The current solicitation calls for 208 units. Based on past procurement history pricing, we estimate the value of this contract at $19,025.
All offers are due by July 11, 2022.
To learn more about this opportunity, log into BidLink and put SPE8E9-22-T-3619 into the “Search for Anything” box. More solicitations like this can be found using BidLink’s intelligent solicitation search.