VA/VHA RFI: Reverse Logistics Solutions

Notice ID: RF0001

“Background: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) lacks an enterprise level reverse logistics solution that adequately meets the needs of the organization. As an agency, it is our desire to provide a solution for VHA medical centers to increase utilization, decrease disposition cycle times, and maximize cost recovery.”

“Purpose: The purpose of this RFI is to conduct market research to determine if responsible sources exist to fulfill the scope of work described below and assist in determining if this effort can be competitive and/or set aside for small business.”

“Scope of Work: VHA has identified various benefits associated with implementing program of this magnitude while linking operations directly with VA’s Strategic Goals of proving excellent customer service, accountability and seeking to transform business operations. These benefits are enterprise-wide:

Operational Benefits:

  • Elimination of need for localized off-site storage for personal property awaiting disposition
  • Increased supply chain resiliency through strategic reserve and parts & spares depot

Oversight Benefits

  • Improve upon exchange/sale process by centralizing and simplifying procedures
  • Facility property dispositioned off-site in compliance with regulations

Financial Benefits:

  • Sell high value assets to receive the greatest return on investment
  • Enables VHA equipment portfolio management strategy
  • Cost efficiencies from utilization…”

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