Government Contract | Tennessee

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000565325


Agency Bid No. Title: 34308-08017

Received Date: 05/09/2016

Close Date: 06/08/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By Optional 05/20/2016 02:00 PM, Pre-Bid Conference 05/12/2016 09:00 AM, Other Optional 05/13/2016 02:00 PM: Intent to respond, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The State of Tennessee, Department of Health, hereinafter referred to as the State, has issued thisRequest for Proposals (RFP) to define minimum contract requirements; solicit responses; detail responserequirements; and, outline the States process for evaluating responses and selecting a contractor toprovide the needed goods or services.Through this RFP, the State seeks to procure necessary goods or services at the most favorable,competitive prices and to give ALL qualified businesses, including those that are owned by minorities,women, Tennessee service-disabled veterans, and small business enterprises, an opportunity to dobusiness with the state as contractors, subcontractors or suppliers.1.1. Statement of Procurement PurposeThe Department of Health Laboratory Services is seeking a contract for statewide courier services toprovide a seven day a week pickup and delivery service for biological specimens, reports, and supplies.The pickup and delivery locations include county health departments, hospitals, and birthing centers. Thedays of service may vary with the specific pickup location. The Contractor shall furnish all labor,equipment, transportation, as will be required to provide at a minimum, a once-a-day pick-up and deliveryservice for delivery of specimens to the three public health laboratories located in Nashville (630 HartLane, Nashville, TN 37216), Knoxville (2101 Medical Center Way, Knoxville, TN 37920), and Memphis(814 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105). The Contractor will be required to arrive after 5:00 P.M.local time at each service location to pick-up samples awaiting delivery to a public health laboratory.Each service location will provide a contact person for after-hours inquiries. The Contractor will deliversamples picked-up the previous evening to the specified laboratory facility no later than 7:30 A.M. localtime the next morning. At that time, the Contractor will pick up any laboratory reports or specimencollection supplies from the laboratory and deliver them to the service locations, listed herein, the nextday when picking up specimens.1.2. Scope of Service, Contract Period, & Required Terms and ConditionsThe RFP Attachment 6.6., Pro Forma Contract details the States requirements: Scope of Services and Deliverables (Section A); Contract Period (Section B); Payment Terms (Section C); Standard Terms and Conditions (Section D); and, Special Terms and Conditions (Section E).

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Product Code: 96224

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Tennessee - Department of Health

State: Tennessee

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Brandon Silby

Phone: 615-532-2440




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