I am working on a requirement to acquire compressed gases. I am planning to do a fixed price purchase order for a total of five years ( base + 4 option periods). There is approximately 50 gases which are required and since program office is not sure on the # of quantities required for each gas , i am trying to figure how to prepare my RFQ. Program office don't anticipate to spend more than 40k/year. Thanks in advance for the suggestions.
Background Information: Gases are used daily at most labs .It’s required to maintain essential lab equipment and integrity of research performed by scientific staff who support research. Gas usage in labs varies depending on types of experiments and use of specific lab equipment. Orders are placed and delivered based upon daily lab request.