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Textbook RFQ for University Extension

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Bid Alert No: 00000515716

Bid Title: Textbook RFQ for University Extension

Agency Bid No. Title: RFx-FY2016-171

Received Date: 03/16/2016

Close Date: 04/01/2016

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: University of California - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California

Delivery Date: Not Stated


University Extension (UNEX) is the self-supporting, multi-disciplinary, continuing education unit ofthe University of California, Berkeley. Extension handles approximately 35,000 enrollments inover 1,500 courses annually. University Extension offers courses at multiple locations throughoutthe Bay Area, including Berkeley, San Francisco, and Redwood City, in addition to offeringcourses online.Purpose & Objectives of the RFQThe purpose of this Request for Quote ("RFQ") is to invite qualified bidders to prepare and submitproposals to furnish textbooks to the University of California, Berkeley, University ExtensionInternational Diploma Program (UC), in accordance with the requirements set forth in this RFQ.Qualified suppliers are invited to submit proposals, based on the information provided in thisRFQ, with the intent to establish a business alliance with UC that will maximize the resources ofboth organizations to most effectively meet UCs needs.Bidder agrees to make available the services to any UC location upon the terms, conditions andpricing set forth in an agreement awarded in response to Bidders proposal.Scope of Work and Supplier RequirementsSupplier will provide textbooks and other course materials (software, calculators, etc.) for 5standard programs plus ad-hoc special programs at the UC Berkeley Extension located on 1995University Avenue in Berkeley, California. Textbooks and course materials will need to beprovided at orientation events, usually at the beginning of each academic term and at specialprograms that may be created with very short notice. Supplier is required to attend these eventsto distribute textbook packages. Supplier must be able to handle short notice orders, last minutechanges such as changes submitted one week or less before the class start date, and allcustomer service needs including requests for information, refunds, credits, exchanges, andtextbook buy-back. Supplier must also be able to process rush orders as requested.Textbook RFQ for University Extension 20160314RSFTextbook RFQ for the UC ExtensionReleased 3/14/2016 9:55 AM PST Type RFxOpen 3/14/2016 10:00 AM PST Number RFx-FY2016-171Close 4/1/2016 10:00 AM PST Currency US DollarContactsRosabelle Sylvesterrsylvest@berkeley.eduCommodity CodesNone AddedDescriptionThe awarded supplier will be knowledgeable about currency and availability of educationaltextbooks, which includes being responsible for notifying University Extension of changes intextbook edition and whether a textbook is out-of-stock or out-of-print. Supplier will also be in theeducational textbook business, or have a thorough understanding of it. Supplier must be able tosupport bulk orders and bulk delivery including requests to separate bulk orders by program. No additional specifications were given.

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Product Code: 71588

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of California

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Rosabelle Sylvester




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