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The National Institutes of Health Electronic Commodity Store (NIH/ECS3) contract is a Government-Wide Acquisition Vehicle (GWAC) for Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) of thousands of Commercial IT products and services. Commodity categories include Desktops, Servers and Laptop computers, peripheral equipment, networking and telecommunications products. Leading manufacturers are represented including Dell, HP/Compaq, IBM, Cisco, Ericcson, Alcatel, and many more. The contract includes maintenance, warranty, installation and other IT services, as well as terms for leasing. This contract is known among government buyers for its flexible terms, wide range of use and huge product lists. Now, with services and leasing on ECS/3 Force 3 can meet even the most difficult IT procurement challenge.

Contract Details

PC and Networking Equipment, Software, Peripherals, Workstations and Training

ECSIII Terms and Conditions

Contract Number:

Effective Through November 25, 2013

.5% Contract Usage Fee

Fee Cap:

30-45 days ARO

FOB Destination

Contracting Officer:
Millicent Manning
National Institute of Health
OPM/ECSII, 6th Floor
Room 629F, 6011 Executive Bldg
Rockville, MD 20892
(v) 301-402-3072
(f) 301-496-8486

How does the NIH Electronic Computer Store III Work?

There is a .5% processing fee cited as a separate, firm fixed price line item on the first page of the order. If the order is cancelled before the work commences by Force 3, the NIH processing fee will not be charged. The NIH processing fee is not refundable. If the scope and price are reduced, the processing fee will not be reduced. Delivery Order modifications resulting in additional monetary obligations are assessed the NIH .5% processing fee. The subtotal of the order for the amount of items purchased, NIH .5% processing fee and grand total for the order must appear as separate lines and both have to appear on the first page of the order. The customer’s Accountable Management Official (AMO) or appropriate authorized representative must sign the order. A copy of the delivery order must be sent to the ECS III Financial Team at the National Institute of Health, 6011 Executive Blvd, Room 641G, Rockville, Maryland, 20892.

Completing the Standard Form 279

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