(a) This subpart implements section 332 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Pub. L. 105-261), which requires a single, Defense-wide electronic mall system for supply purchases. “FedMall” has the same meaning as the term “electronic mall system,” defined at 10 U.S.C. 2451 Note (a).
(1) FedMall is an eCommerce ordering system for DoD, Federal, State, and authorized local Agencies to search for and acquire products from government reserves and commercial sources. FedMall provides access to tens of millions of individual items of supply from centrally managed DoD and General Service Administration (GSA) assets to commercial off-the-shelf products. Access the FedMall Website ( https://www.fedmall.mil/ ).
(2) Contracting eBusiness, Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC) in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition and Sustainment), is the DoD Executive Agent for FedMall.
(3) DLA Logistics Operations (J3) is responsible for the integrated material management of items placed on FedMall.
(4) DLA Information Operations is responsible for Information Technology (IT) operations, architecture, and information assurance for the FedMall program.
(5) The DLA Contracting Services Office (DCSO) is responsible for awarding and administering the DLA-managed Federal Supply Schedules for FedMall (see 38.9002 DLA–Managed Federal Supply Schedules for FedMall.).
(6) DLA may restrict items or types of items from placement on FedMall.
(i) FedMall catalogs will not include Qualified Product List (QPL) and critical safety items.
(ii) DLA-stocked NSNs will not be placed on FedMall unless the contract contains a unique ordering corridor available only to DLA personnel.
(c) FedMall catalog and item management reviews.
(1) Each procuring organization will appoint a FedMall point of contact—
(i) To review and approve FedMall items;
(ii) Address any FedMall-related issues of the procurement organization; and
(iii) Aid in FedMall issue resolution.
(2) DLA Logistics Operations (J3) and DLA procuring organizations will review and approve items for inclusion on DoD FedMall contracts.
(3) The DLA Information Operations FedMall Program Management Office will periodically conduct reviews of FedMall catalog items for information assurance after contract award and throughout the life of the contract.
(4) Prior to adding items to a DLA-Managed Federal Supply Schedule for FedMall (see 38.9002 DLA–Managed Federal Supply Schedules for FedMall.), DCSO will perform a review of the catalog to cross-reference part numbered items to NSNs.
(1) Ordering against contracts on FedMall is subject to the ordering requirements applicable to the particular contract. Ordering activities are responsible for complying with ordering requirements, including competition requirements.
(2) Ordering from FedMall may be—
(i) Authorized for DoD contractors in accordance with Subpart SUBPART 51.1 – CONTRACTOR USE OF GOVERNMENT SUPPLY SOURCES; and
(ii) Conducted using the Government-wide commercial purchase card (see 13.301 Governmentwide commercial purchase card.).