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  • FSSI JanSan Blogger
    Hello everyone, Thank you for the feedback on the JanSan DRAFT RFQ.  We appreciate the time you spent reviewing and providing comments on the draft.  We have compiled all of the questions and responses, both of which can be viewed in the attached document.  We also plan to explore many of the comments further.  Over the next few weeks, we will post additional questions for further feedback.  Keep checking here for new posts regarding updates and more!
     
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    Last Activity: 7/31/2013 2:52 PM
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    stevenyudis
    Hello,I have reviewed both the MRO and JanSan Draft RFQ Questions and Answers and would like to ask you for a brief clarification on Question No. 5 for MRO and the same question, Question No. 11 for JanSan.The answers are different for the same question...Read More
    FSSI JanSan Blogger
    The MRO and JanSan RFQs will be revised to have the same requirements for the Go/No-Go Past Performance evaluation factor.  If you are going to quote on either RFQ and you are aware of negative past performance history (within the last three years)...Read More
    korgan
    Currently, TL Services has several items (specifically restroom paper products) which are Green Seal Certified and CPG compliant. However, there are several issues affecting our ability to indicate such products on GSA Advantage, which could cause...Read More
    FSSI JanSan Blogger
    “Demonstrated ability to meet all environmentally preferable requirements” is being removed as a Go/No-Go technical factor; however, sustainable products should still be offered where applicable and reporting on sustainable products will be...Read More
  • FSSI JanSan Blogger
    The JanSan Draft RFQ is now available for your review. You can review the draft RFQ on GSA eBuy or in the attachment below. Your constructive feedback is welcomed.  Please share your comments either here at GSA Interact or send them to fssi.jansan@gsa.gov by May 17, 5:00 pm EST.
     
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    Last Activity: 6/26/2013 8:39 AM
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    SANDYTRADING
    Dear All:Below please find feedback and concerns for the FSSI JANSAN blog. The marks below are concerns and constructive recommendations for pool / group #4 Motorized Floor Cleaning Equipment.Price Quotation, CORE ITEM LIST:In the motorized core item...Read More
    SANDYTRADING
    TAA Compliance Issue in Core Item List, Motorized Floor Cleaning Equipment.Dear All:TAA Compliance Issues in Core Item List within Motorized Floor Cleaning Equipment Pool:Item # MF 38:Vacuum Cleaner, Upright, Roller Ball, Cyclone, Multi-floor,...Read More
    FSSI JanSan Blogger
    The team will take this recommendation into consideration. 
    stevenyudis
    Hello,I have reviewed both the MRO and JanSan Draft RFQ Questions and Answers and would like to ask you for a brief clarification on Question No. 5 for MRO and the same question, Question No. 11 for JanSan.The answers are different for the same question...Read More
    FSSI JanSan Blogger
    The MRO and JanSan RFQs will be revised to have the same requirements for the Go/No-Go Past Performance evaluation factor.  If you are going to quote on either RFQ and you are aware of negative past performance history (within the last three years)...Read More
  • FSSI JanSan Blogger
    Hello everyone, Thank you for sending feedback on the Draft RFQ.  The JanSan Team is reviewing your responses and will be addressing those questions through Interact shortly. 
     
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    Last Activity: 6/20/2013 11:00 AM
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    dugasdeb
    Our normal delivery for standard stocked item orders shipping CONUS is 1 - 2 business days with no additional charge.  There is no difference in the cost of goods or the delivery cost to serve.   Standard for most orders placed...Read More
    FSSI JanSan Blogger
    Thank you very much for your response.  We will take this under advisement as we move forward.  
  • FSSI JanSan Blogger
    UPDATE: Registration for this event will be closed at 5 p.m. today, June 3. For those who would like to participate, please sign up as we are only sending out the meeting link to those who are registered.  
     
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    Last Activity: 6/20/2013 10:58 AM
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    FC_champion
    I would like to understand how the Average Discount Requirement will be applied to AbilityOne products. For example, if Product A is AblityOne at GSA price of $100 and average discount is 15%. Will the new price for Product a be $85?
    FSSI JanSan Blogger
    Thank you for your comments.  Your feedback is greatly appreciated.  Please remember that the draft RFQ proposed that the average discount was only being applied to the non-market basket items, those which you choose to include in your offer....Read More
    brein
    I have two questions. 1. Page 31 Item 4 states " Four, the inputs will result in a "category discount" this category discount applies to all." Does this mean that each bid will end up with a Category Discount that will be used to compare or rank the...Read More
    FSSI JanSan Blogger
     Q1 the contracting teams are still evaluating the best methodology to use for pricing both market basket items and non-market basket items.  Q2. A non-market basket items are items on your Multiple Award Schedule contract that fall within a...Read More
  • FSSI JanSan Blogger
    Hello Everyone,
     
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    Last Activity: 6/14/2013 1:47 PM
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  • FSSI JanSan Blogger
    Hello everyone,
     
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    Last Activity: 6/4/2013 12:49 PM
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    BTLOEI2
    Please help us better understand how the proposed RFQ and subsequent additional layers of discounts and product fragmentation address the stated FSSI goals below better than transparent pricing. (To be clear, transparent pricing is disclosure of all...Read More
    stevenyudis
    Good Afternoon All, I have been thinking about this question for a few days and would like to give you my thoughts on it. I know at the meeting on May 15 sevral vendors expressed concerns with the approach of applying an average discount to their...Read More
    FSSI JanSan Blogger
    Thank you for your comments.  Your feedback is greatly appreciated.
    New York Inkjet
    So with regards to the average discounts and to borrow an example from another member if Product A at GSA price of $100 and average discount is 15%. Will the new price for Product a be $85?And will that continue down the line for all the discount percentRead More
    FSSI JanSan Blogger
    In the draft RFQ the proposal was to apply the average discount of the Market Basket items to the non-Market Basket.  We have posted an Interact blog asking for recommendations for pricing non-Market Basket items.JanSan Team
  • FSSI JanSan Blogger
    Industry Partners,
     
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  • FSSI JanSan Blogger
    Due to many requests from our industry partners, the GSA JanSan team has decided to extend the deadline for feedback on our draft RFQ to
     
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    Last Activity: 5/17/2013 2:02 PM
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  • FSSI JanSan Blogger
    JanSan Members,  
     
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    Last Activity: 5/10/2013 8:23 AM
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  • FSSI JanSan Blogger
     
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    Last Activity: 5/8/2013 11:41 AM
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    BTLOEI2
    It seems to me, that to truly maximize the opportunities for small and/or innovative bidders, the government’s leverage of volume buying must be made available to all.  In my experience, that’s best served with transparent pricing (aka...Read More
    FSSI JanSan Blogger
    Mr. House,We have taken considerations from both the public and the private sector to help develop a solution for the JanSan initiative.  Thank you for your comments and interest in this program.

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