Government Contract | North Dakota
Warehousing and Transportation of USDA Foods

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000597975

Bid Title: Warehousing and Transportation of USDA Foods

Agency Bid No. Title: 201-1061-0609-148

Received Date: 06/13/2016

Close Date: 06/30/2016

Purchase Type: 3 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 06/16/2016 04:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Contractor will receive direct shipments from USDA for dry, refrigerated or frozen food items and will be responsible to the STATE for proper management, storage and distribution of USDA Foods. A. Overview The Department of Public Instruction, Child Nutrition and Food Distribution Unit(STATE) is soliciting proposals from commercial distributors/contractors to manage, warehouse and transport USDA Foods within the State of North Dakota and one local agency in South Dakota. The successful Contractor MUST be able to: 1. manage volumes of refrigerated, frozen and dry food items; 2. protect all food items against the elements, infestation and theft; 3. have temperature controlled areas for perishable foods; and 4. a delivery area that can be accessed by carriers delivering USDA foods. The STATE will conduct an on-site visit to the top scoring proposal received to evaluate the Offeror's capacity to perform the Contract. Final determination for award will be based on the on-site inspection with final points awarded. An Offeror must agree, at risk of being found non-responsive and having its proposal rejected, to provide the STATE reasonable access to relevant portions of its work sites. After the on-site evaluation of the Offerors facilities by the evaluation team, final award will be determined. If the STATEs evaluation of the facility is not acceptable based on submitted proposal information and requirements, STATE reserves the right to reject the Offerors proposal and move to the next highest scored proposal. STATEs decision is final. STATE will conduct the on-site inspection(s) at STATEs expense. STATE reserves the right to award one contract for both warehousing and transportation. B. Definitions Definitions used throughout this RFP are as follows: STATE Department of Public Instruction, Child Nutrition and Food Distribution Unit USDA United States Department of Agriculture CN Child Nutrition and Food Distribution Contractor Firms that warehouse and deliver USDA Foods on a regularly scheduled basis

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Product Codes: 96240, 96239

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of North Dakota Department of Public Instruction

State: North Dakota

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 600 E Blvd. Ave., Dept. 201, Bismarck, North Dakota, 58505



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