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Authorized Federal Supply Schedule

 

Schedule for Translation and Interpretation services, Training Services, Educational Materials, and Language Proficiency Testing

 

 

Federal Supply Group: 738

Class: 738II

Contract Number: GS-10F-0608P

Contract Period: 09/20/2004 through 09/19/2009

Business Size: Small, Woman Owned Business

 

BROMBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC

28475 RANCHWOOD DR.
SOUTHFIELD, MI 48076

http://www.linguacity.com

 

Ph.: (248) 827-7164

Fax: (248) 827-3621

Contractor Administrator: Jinny Bromberg

E-Mail: jinny@linguacity.com

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Executive Summary

 

Schedule of Items

 

o             Translation Services

 

o             Interpretation Services

 

o             Training Services, Educational Materials, and Language Proficiency Testing

 

Customer Information

 

FAQs

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

Bromberg & Associates, LLC is a full language services provider. We are a WBENC certified woman owned business enterprise, MDOT certified disadvantage business enterprise. Bromberg & Associates was founded in 1999. Since that time, our company has realized an ever-increasing expansion of operations, not only in terms of our annual sales but also in the variety of business services: having vast experience in the fields of law enforcement, healthcare, media, education and technology. As members of The Association of Language Companies, we are committed to providing only the highest quality language services. The goal of our company is to provide expeditiously top-notch language services at competitive prices maintaining an efficient timeline in order to overcome communication and language barriers.

 

Our team is well educated in diverse technical areas. We encourage the development of our personnel through training, recruitment, and employee incentives.

Our management processes are systematic yet flexible. Bromberg & Associates management team is comprised of a talented group of professionals who share a commitment to excellence in the development of language services utilizing state-of-the-art technologies. From accounting to systems administration, our company boasts a staff of individuals who excel in their chosen fields. The team's focus is always on the successful delivery of high-quality language services. The effort has resulted in steady growth and unprecedented recognition of the company as the leading language service provider.

 

 

 

SCHEDULE OF ITEMS

 

 

Special Item Number: 382-1 - TRANSLATION SERVICES

 

Bromberg & Associates provides multilingual translation services in native languages including, but not limited to, the translation of business, legal, medical, technical documents, website localization, internet, video and audio in written, graphic, electronic, multimedia, and other forms of communications, as required.

Always adhering to strict guidelines in maintaining the meaning and intent of the original source text, Bromberg & Associates provides the translation of documents performed by technically qualified and experienced native language specialists. Our staff ensures customer satisfaction through proofreading, editing, and client consultation related to project management, glossary development, formatting and deliverables.

 

 

LANGUAGES

 

LABOR CATEGORY -

Translation

Government

Rate per Word

GROUP I

 

 

Byelorussian, French, German, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Ukrainian

General translation

$ 0.16

Technical translation

$ 0.20

Proofreading (as a separate service only)

$ 0.055

Editing (as a separate service only)

$ 0.08

GROUP II

 

 

Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Croatian, Italian, Macedonian, Moldavian, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian

General translation

$ 0.18

Technical translation

$ 0.22

Proofreading (as a separate service only)

$ 0.06

Editing (as a separate service only)

$ 0.09

GROUP III

 

 

Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian

General translation

$ 0.20

Technical translation

$ 0.255

Proofreading (as a separate service only)

$ 0.07

Editing (as a separate service only)

$ 0.10

GROUP IV

 

 

Chinese (traditional and simplified), Danish, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, Georgian, Hebrew, Norwegian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Yiddish

General translation

$ 0.25

Technical translation

$ 0.31

Proofreading (as a separate service only)

$ 0.08

Editing (as a separate service only)

$ 0.12

GROUP V

 

 

Amharic, Gujarati, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Pashto, Punjabi, Somali, Thai, Tigrani, Urdu, Vietnamese

General translation

$ 0.275

Technical translation

$ 0.31

Proofreading (as a separate service only)

$ 0.093

Editing (as a separate service only)

$ 0.13

 

 

LABOR CATEGORY Video/Audio Tape Transcription:

 

 

LANGUAGES

 

GOVERNMENT

RATE

GROUP I

Byelorussian, Czech, French, German, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Ukrainian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Italian, Macedonian, Moldavian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian

 

 

$ 55.00/hour

GROUP II

Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian

 

$ 60.00/hour

GROUP III

Chinese (traditional and simplified), Danish, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, Georgian, Hebrew, Norwegian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Yiddish

 

 

$ 70.00/hour

GROUP IV

Amharic, Gujarati, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Pashto, Punjabi, Somali, Thai, Tigrani, Urdu, Vietnamese

 

 

$ 75.00/hour

 

 

LABOR CATEGORY Video/Audio Tape Translation (post-transcription phase):

 

 

LANGUAGES

 

GOVERNMENT

RATE

GROUP I

Byelorussian, French, German, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Ukrainian

 

$ 0.16/word

GROUP II

Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Croatian, Italian, Macedonian, Moldavian, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian

 

 

$ 0.18/word

GROUP III

Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian

 

$ 0.20/word

GROUP IV

Chinese (traditional and simplified), Danish, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, Georgian, Hebrew, Norwegian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Yiddish

 

 

$ 0.25/word

 

GROUP V

Amharic, Gujarati, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Pashto, Punjabi, Somali, Thai, Tigrani, Urdu, Vietnamese

 

 

$ 0.275/word

 

 

LABOR CATEGORY

On-site translation and language consulting services

GOVERNMENT

RATE

Hourly Rate

$ 75.00

Full Day Rate (6-8 hours)

$ 565.00

Each additional hour

$ 80.00

 

Other Translation Related Services:

 

 

LABOR CATEGORY

GOVERNMENT

RATE

Testing

$ 55.00/hour

Abstracting

$ 70.00/hour

Formatting

$ 50.00/hour

Typesetting

$ 32.00/page

Consulting Fees

$ 55.00/hour

Project Management

(external cooperation)

$ 27.00/hour

Project Management

(internal projects)

Costs are included in the project

Memory Translation

$ 45.00/hour

Non-Technical Glossary Development:

 

1) European languages

$ 42.00/hour

2) Asian and Middle Eastern languages

$ 50.00/hour

Technical Glossary Development (All languages, if available)

 

$ 60.00/hour

Desktop Publishing:

 

1) European languages

$ 55.00/hour

2) Asian and Middle Eastern languages

$ 65.00/hour

 

 

LABOR CATEGORY - WEBSITE TRANSLATION AND LOCALIZATION

 

LABOR CATEGORY

 

GOVERNMENT

RATE

Reviewing current website

$ 77.00/hour

Translating the text (including embedded graphics)

Translation per word rate is applied

Modifying or altering images to avoid negative cultural biases

$ 77.00/hour

Re-engineering site architecture

$ 77.00/hour

Testing/checking the site against parameters established during the initial review

$ 77.00/hour

Formalizing procedures for future global content development and release

$ 77.00/hour

Reviewing localized websites

$ 55.00 per hour

Maintenance/Update of website content

Translation per word rate is applied

 

 

Additional Translation Related Services:

 

LABOR CATEGORY

GOVN T

HOURLY RATE

GOVN T

DAILY RATE

(8 hours)

Video Shoot

$ 120.00

$ 900.00

Sound Recording

$ 100.00

$ 750.00

Subtitling

$ 120.00

$ 900.00

Video Editing

$ 120.00

$ 900.00

Voice-over

$ 90.00

$ 675.00

 

Notarized Certification when translated by Bromberg & Associates to and from English, per document rate:

 

All languages

 

Per Document

Additional copies

$5.00

free

 

Notes:

 

1.      Minimum Charges:

 

2.      Standard delivery:

Non-technical translation

Technical translation

Transcription/ Translation (Hourly/Daily)

Adaptation/Updating

Summaries

Translation Support, Formatting/Desktop Publishing

 

3.      Rush charges as follows:

            2000 - 4000 words per business day:

            4000 10,000 words per business day:

            More than 10,000 words per business day:

$ 45.00

 

2000 words per business day

5-7 business days per 10,000 words

5-7 business days per 10,000 words

5-7 business days per 40-min. tape

5-7 business days per 10,000 words

5-7 business days per 120 pages

5-7 business days per 80 pages

 

 

additional $ 0.02 per word

additional 50 %

additional 95 %

 

 

4. Volume Discounts (not applicable to rush jobs)

 

Word Count

Translation

Formatting

From 25,000 to 49,999 words

$0.015 per word

$3.00 per hour

From 50,000 to 74,999 words

$0.020 per word

$4.00 per hour

From 75,000 to 99,999 words

$0.025 per word

$5.00 per hour

From 100,000 words and more

$0.030 per word

$7.00 per hour

 

5. Document Delivery

         E-mail

         Mail

         Fax

         Diskette or CD-ROM

         ZIP file

         Personal delivery (for confidential documents)

 

 

Special Item Number: 382-2 - INTERPRETATION SERVICES

 

Bromberg & Associates provides multilingual interpretation services (simultaneous, consecutive and escort) for meetings, conferences, seminars, litigation proceedings, briefings, training, escort and various other forms of voice communication, as required.

 

 

LABOR CATEGORY - Simultaneous Interpretation

 

 

LANGUAGES

Government

Hourly Rate

Government

Daily Rate

(6-8 Hours)

GROUP I

Byelorussian, Czech, French, German, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Ukrainian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Italian, Macedonian, Moldavian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian

 

 

$65.00

 

 

$490.00

GROUP II

Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian

 

$70.00

 

 

$525.00

GROUP III

Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Danish, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, Georgian, Hebrew, Norwegian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Yiddish

 

$75.00

 

$565.00

GROUP IV

Amharic, Gujarati, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Pashto, Punjabi, Somali, Thai, Tigrani, Urdu, Vietnamese

 

$80.00

 

$600.00

 

LABOR CATEGORY - Consecutive Interpretation

 

 

LANGUAGES

Government

Hourly Rate

Government

Daily Rate

(6-8 Hours)

GROUP I

Byelorussian, Czech, French, German, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Ukrainian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Italian, Macedonian, Moldavian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian

 

 

$55.00

 

 

$415.00

GROUP II

Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian

 

$60.00

 

 

$450.00

GROUP III

Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Danish, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, Georgian, Hebrew, Norwegian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Yiddish

 

$65.00

 

$490.00

GROUP IV

Amharic, Gujarati, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Pashto, Punjabi, Somali, Thai, Tigrani, Urdu, Vietnamese

 

 

$70.00

 

 

$525.00

 

 

LABOR CATEGORY - Escort Interpretation

 

 

LANGUAGES

Government

Hourly Rate

Government

Daily Rate

(6-8 Hours)

GROUP I

Byelorussian, Czech, French, German, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Ukrainian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Italian, Macedonian, Moldavian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian

 

 

$50.00

 

 

$375.00

GROUP II

Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithianian

 

$55.00

 

 

$415.00

GROUP III

Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarine), Danish, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, Georgian, Hebrew, Norwegian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Yiddish

 

$60.00

 

$450.00

GROUP IV

Amharic, Gujarati, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Pashto, Punjabi, Somali, Thai, Tigrani, Urdu, Vietnamese

 

$65.00

 

$490.00

 

Notes:

 

Minimum Charges: 2 hours

Travel time and mileage reimbursement shall be determined on a case per case basis.

 

Cancellation Policy

 

-          less than 48 hours prior to scheduled time 25% of total cost will be charged.

-          less than 24 hours prior to scheduled time 75% of total cost will be charged

-          less than 6 hours prior to scheduled time 100% of total cost will be charged

 

Discounts:


1.
Prompt Payment

Our invoices are payable within 30 days net. Prompt payment discount is 0.5% for net 15 days.

 

2. Blanket Purchase Orders

BPA discount is 1% for a BPA of a minimum duration of 1 year.

 

 

Special Item Number: SIN 382-3 - TRAINING SERVICES & EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL & LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TESTING

 

Our company is capable of providing instructional training and educational materials which include, but are not limited to, foreign language training, publications, audio, video and various other forms and products in support of translation and interpretation language services, as required.

 

AVAILABLE TRAINING COURSES

 

Group I Languages: Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian.

 

Class size

Government Price Per Hour

1 student (Private)

$50.00

2 students (Semi-Private)

$54.00

3-4 students

$60.00

Total cost per hour for each additional student is $5.00

 

Group II Languages: French, German, Polish, Romanian, Spanish.

 

Class size

Government Price Per Hour

1 student (Private)

$60.00

2 students (Semi-Private)

$64.00

3-4 students

$70.00

Total cost per hour for each additional student is $5.00

 

Group III Languages: Arabic, Armenian, Chaldean, Farsi, Hebrew.

 

Class size

Government Price Per Hour

1 student (Private)

$70.00

2 students (Semi-Private)

$74.00

3-4 students

$80.00

Total cost per hour for each additional student is $5.00

Group IV Languages: Chinese, Georgian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese.

 

Class size

Government Price Per Hour

1 student (Private)

$80.00

2 students (Semi-Private)

$84.00

3-4 students

$90.00

Total cost per hour for each additional student is $5.00

 

English as a Second Language (ESL)

 

Class size

Government Price Per Hour

1 student (Private)

$50.00

2 students (Semi-Private)

$54.00

3-4 students

$60.00

Total cost per hour for each additional student is $5.00

 

Other language training related services: