Contracting

Strategic Operations Inc. (STOPS) provides creative solutions through a wide range of contract vehicles.  The list below is not all-inclusive, as new contract vehicles are being added continuously.  Please contact Kevin Waskow, Vice President of Contracts, or Bernard Ruhnke with any questions about how you can contract with STOPS in the fastest, most cost-effective manner possible.

Kevin Waskow - kevin [at] e-stops [dot] com - office:  858-244-0559 - mobile:  619-247-9028

Bernard Ruhnke - bernard [at] e-stops [dot] com - office:  858-715-5242 - mobile:  619-247-5164

GSA Schedule:

GS-07F-5527P, awarded under Federal Supply Schedule 084 – Total Solutions for Law Enforcement and Security.  SIN 426-99    SIN 426-6
Awarded: 1 January 2004  End Date:   31 December, 2013

SeaPort-e

Contract Number N00178-07-D-5248
Awarded: 23 May 2007

The SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) multiple award contract (MAC) offers a full range of professional, technical and administrative services in support of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps.

STOPS is proud to have been selected as a SeaPort-e prime contractor.  STOPS is committed to providing highly skilled professionals and quality support services at competitive pricing for our SeaPort-e clients under contract number N00178-07-D-5248.

The SeaPort-e portal provides a standardized means of issuing competitive solicitations amongst a large and diverse community of approved contractors, as well as a platform for awarding and managing performance-based task orders.  This unified approach allows SeaPort-e service procurement teams to leverage their best work products, practices, and approaches across the Navy's critical service business sector.

SeaPort-e is organized geographically, by zones, which include the 50 United States.

To be eligible for inclusion in a particular zone, a SeaPort-e prime or team member must have a physical presence within the zone.  STOPS currently provides a variety of logistical, engineering, technical, and management support services in the four zones listed below.

Zone 2 – National Capital Zone
Zone 3 - Mid Atlantic Zone
Zone 4 - Gulf Coast Zone
Zone 6 - Midwest Zone

SeaPort-e offers a wide range of functional services as categorized in the following 22 areas:

  • Research and Development Support
  • Engineering, System Engineering and Process Engineering Support
  • Modeling, Simulation. Stimulation, and Analysis Support
  • Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making, and Fabrication Support
  • System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support
  • Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support
  • Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability Support
  • Human Factors, Performance, and Usability Engineering Support
  • System Safety Engineering Support
  • Configuration Management Support
  • Quality Assurance Support
  • Information System Development, Information Assurance, and Information Technology Support
  • Inactivation and Disposal Support
  • Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support
  • Measurement Facilities, Range, and Instrumentation Support
  • Logistics Support
  • Supply and Provisioning Support
  • Training Support
  • In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation and Checkout Support
  • Program Support
  • Functional and Administrative Support
  • Public Affairs and Multimedia Support

Availability:
The SeaPort-e contract is available to the following organizations:
 

  • Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
  • Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
  • Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)
  • Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP)
  • Naval Sealift Command (NSC)
  • Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
  • Strategic Systems Programs (SSP)
  • Office of Naval Research (ONR)
  • United States Marine Corps (USMC)
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
  • Support can also be provided to other Department of Defense (DoD) organizations, Non-DoD organizations, or Joint agencies.

Getting Started:
Additional contract information, instructions for preparing task orders and SOWs, and procedures for the fully electronic task solicitation and ordering system can be found on the Seaport-E Acquisition Portal (www.seaport.navy.mil).  Customers who have questions on preparing or submitting task orders or SOWs should contact the STOPS Contracting Department.

SeaPort-e Task Orders

The SeaPort-e contract is an Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) vehicle designed to be executed through the issuance of Task Orders using the 22 functional areas within the Statement of Work. Several Task Order types are available individually or in a cost-plus or fixed-price combination:
 

  • Cost-Plus Fixed Fee (Completion or Term)
  • Cost-Plus Incentive Fee
  • Cost-Plus Award Fee
  • Firm Fixed-Price
  • Fixed-Price Incentive

In addition, contract Task Orders can be issued as Unrestricted or Set Aside for a Small or Disadvantaged Business concern.

Task Orders issued to STOPS under contract N00178-07-D-5248 will be posted to this web site as awarded.
 

AWARDED
Delivery Order: NG01
Effective date: 11/16/2007

The Marine Corps Regional Contracting Office, South West is procuring Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF / OEF) Operation Enduring Freedom Pre-Deployment Training Services on behalf of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines of Marine Corps Camp Pendleton, who are currently engaged in a demanding training cycle in preparation for eventual deployment with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).  In order to develop the conditions required for the block II through IV training objectives of ref (b), the battalion is seeking the contracting of a training venue, role players, specific training aids (props), and subject matter experts in the employment of both actors and props for the exercise and evaluation of a defined list of training objectives.  The battalion is seeking eight days of continuous training in an urban training facility that can be configured to fit a Philippine scenario.


The training venue and associated role players, props, and subject matter experts should work in conjunction to create realistic and challenging scenarios that support a reinforced rifle company sized element for a two day package, with four total packages running sequentially for eight days.  The contractor must provide facilities, actor and prop support, and subject matter experts for an eight day training exercise that includes role players to serve as both opposing forces (OPFOR) and local citizens.  The contractors will provide subject matter experts in the areas of simulated Improvised Explosive Device / Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device (IED / VBIED) threat, small arms, Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs), prop vehicle emplacement, combat trauma / first aid, and foreign weapons.  Additionally, they must provide subject matter experts in Arabic and Philippine culture.

Delivery Order: NG02
Effective date: 02/11/2008

2d Battalion, 5th Marines is currently engaged in a demanding training cycle in preparation for deployment with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).  In order to develop the conditions required for the Pre-Deployment Training, the battalion is seeking the contracting of a training venue, role players, specific training aids (props), and subject matter experts in the employment of both actors and props for the exercise and evaluation of a defined list of training objectives.  The battalion is seeking twelve days of continuous training in an urban training facility that can be configured to fit an Iraqi scenario.  The training venue and associated role players, props, and subject matter experts should work in conjunction to create realistic and challenging scenarios that support a reinforced rifle company sized element for a three day package, with four total packages running sequentially for twelve days.  The contractor must provide facilities, actor and prop support, and subject matter experts for a twelve day training exercise that includes role players to serve as both opposing forces (OPFOR) and local (Iraqi) citizens.  The contractors will provide subject matter experts in the areas of simulated IED / VBIED threat, small arms, RPGs, prop vehicle emplacement, foreign interpersonal skills, combat trauma / first aid, and foreign weapons.  Additionally they must provide subject matter experts in Arabic culture.

SeaPort-e Team Members

STOPS is currently in the process of contacting companies that bring diverse, complimentary capabilities and experience to become members of the STOPS' SeaPort-e team.

If you are a company seeking a SeaPort-e team relationship, please contact any of the STOPS representatives listed on Point of Contact tab.  STOPS is specifically seeking small businesses from all areas:  Service Disabled Veteran-Owned, Women-owned, 8(a), Hub Zone, Native American, Small Business, Veteran-Owned Small Business

SeaPort-e Service Experience

STOPS was awarded our SeaPort-e contract on 23 May 2007.  Our SeaPort-e contract experience will be added as Task Orders are awarded.


AWARDED
Delivery Order: NG01
Effective date: 11/16/2007

Delivery Order: NG02
Effective date: 02/11/2008

SeaPort-e Quality Assurance Program

Quality is the responsibility of all STOPS employees and our teammates, beginning with program management and extending to the supervisors and employees at each location.  We monitor and measure performance, operation, maintenance, overall policies and procedures, methods and tools for Quality Control.  Our Quality Control Plan (QCP) provides a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines that management utilizes to uphold the high level of quality.  The QCP becomes STOPS’ Quality Management System (QMS) for the contract and is flowed down to our subcontractors.

Employees are required to do their jobs in accordance with customer required procedures and STOPS internal procedures.  STOPS is committed to the complete satisfaction of each customer's valid requirements.  STOPS pursues quality management with goals and results that meet the needs of its customers.


Three core goals define our quality policy:

        1) Customer satisfaction
        2) Compliance to standards
        3) Continual improvement

STOPS is well aware that continuous communications and a strong customer involvement are major factors in achieving the SOW objectives.  STOPS’ Program Management team, working with their customers, develop and define key program metrics designed to communicate specific areas of interest and concern. Our Program Managers continually update, monitor and report the metrics to their customers and if necessary, initiate timely corrective action to ensure Quality is maintained to the standards set forth by our customers.

SeaPort-e Customer Service POCs
 

Kevin Waskow
Vice President, Contracts
4705 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123
858-244-0559
kevin [at] e-stops [dot] com