It intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser-based application to conduct the reverse auction. An offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction.

The ACA is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency’s ability to gather multiple, completed, real-time bids. All responsible offerors that respond to this solicitation must submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at

Deadline: April 23 2007.

Solicitation number: W91248-07-Q-0039.

Contact: Jose Cruz, contract administrator, tel: +1 270 7987 849, fax: +1 270 7987 548, email: