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Textbook Buyback & Rental Program

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000540058

Bid Title: Textbook Buyback & Rental Program

Agency Bid No. Title: R16005

Received Date: 04/11/2016

Close Date: 04/22/2016

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Illinois

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By Optional 04/13/2016 02:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:. SCOPE OF WORK REQUIRED INFORMATION 1. Textbook Database: Provide information regarding textbook database and customized buyback database. 2. Marketing & Promotion: Provide information on used book marketing and promotions including promotion of buyback times and places i.e. postcards, posters, flyers, bookmarks, in-store directional signage including hardware and accessories. Describe any co-op advertising programs your firm offers. R16005 83.Shelf-Ready Books: Provide information on shelf ready books with bar coding compatibility with BookLogs Point-of-Sale and Textbook Management system. 4.Delivery & Freight Options: Describe your free/discounted freight programs including Bin & Hold Shipments, guide and overstock shipments, express shipping for rush seasons. 5.E-Books: Describe your wholesaler-provided digital solution/e-book option program integrated with existing POS system. 6.Wholesale Purchase, Returns, Rebates, and Purchase Incentive Plans: Provide information on JJCs access to wholesale inventory including what sales/purchase ratio you guarantee, process for obtaining books, pricing structure for the sale of new and used wholesale books to the bookstore, order tracking/open P.O. availability, delayed billing, and return policy. 7.Ecommerce Solution: Provide information on your ecommerce solution. Must integrate with existing POS & Text Management system. List pricing structure including monthly/yearly fees, maintenance, per item up-charge, IT requirements, customer support, and customization of website. 8.Store Design & Signage: Provide information on store fixture/design services including discounted directional signage. 9.Additional Value Added Services: Provide information regarding any additional value added services, i.e. market sourcing course materials, pricing tools, loss prevention, training videos/leaders guides, secret shopper programs. 10.Textbook Rental: Provide information about your textbook rental program(s) including inventory selection, fees, rebates, purchase options, contract length, exclusivity, technical support, and advertising assistance. 11. Customer Service Representative: Describe availability of representative to work with the bookstore to achieve JJC sales goals. 12. Describe your firms capability to provide a single point-of-contact for JJC. 13. Describe your firms ability to a ssist with: a. Want-listing of titles b. Twice-yearly two (2) day professor buyback at Main Campus including providing funds, shipping containers, and advertising support materials. 14. Buyback: Successful vendor must provide the following- a. Experienced personnel for student buys for Fall, Spring, 2 Summer Session buybacks, and 2 sessions at the beginning of the Fall and Spring Term. Experienced personal for 2 instructor buys per year. This includes buybacks at R16005 9two (2) locations on Main Campus and at the North Campus facility. All buyers must be bonded and insured. b.All funds to conduct buyback purchases. c.Computer workstations and any other equipment needed. All computer equipment must interface with our text management system. All licensing fees, software maintenance fees for the buyback equipment will be paid for by successful vendor. Staff to test equipment at least one (1) week prior to start of buyback. d.Ability to check in rental titles at buyback events. e.Ability to upload inventory automatically and generate pricing labels through our textbook management system. f.Advertising materials to promote the buyback events, including rental returns. g.Shipping containers. h.Freight for all books purchased wholesale including return of any equipment. i.Wholesale book price guarantee. j.Commission Structure: Describe buyback commission structure for wholesale staffed/store staffed buyback including professor buy, guide, & store-stock shipments. Commission payments as required documentation

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Product Code: 71588

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Joliet Junior College

State: Illinois

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Janice Reedus, Business & Auxiliary Services Business & Auxiliary Services, 1215 Houbolt Rd., Joliet, Illinois, 60431

Phone: 815-280-6640

Fax: 815-280-6631




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