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Furnish and Deliver Pinestraw

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002756522

Bid Title: Furnish and Deliver Pinestraw

Agency Bid No. Title: RFQ-2370

Received Date: 09/21/2021

Close Date: 10/18/2021

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Francis Marion University, South Carolina

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 10/01/2021 02:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. Straw Specifications: The long leaf pine straw should have ten (10) to twelve (12) inch long needles. Straw shall be fresh, hand raked, free of sticks, pine cones, weeds, and/or litter. Straw shall be clean and red in color with adequate moisture for appearance. Aged, discolored, or deteriorated straw is not acceptable. The University reserves the right to refuse any straw bales that are not of premium quality. 2. Bale Size and Coverage: The long leaf pine straw shall be tightly baled and tied with string. Nominal size of a bale of pine straw shall be 14 x 14 x 28 packed. A bale of pine straw should cover sixty (60) square feet, with a nominal thickness, when spread, of two (2) inches. 3. Drop Trailers or Cage Trailers: Contractor shall deliver bales of pine straw on a drop trailer or caged trailer. Totally enclosed drop trailers or caged trailers shall be well maintained with lockable access doors/gates. Drop trailers must not leak through the roof. Caged trailer shall have a tarp cover adequate to protect the straw from weather. 4. Loading of Pine Straw Bales on Trailer - shall be in a manner that University personnel can verify delivery count without unloading. 5. Delivery Specifications: The University will order a minimum of 200 bales for each order. When notified, vendor shall deliver load within five working days. The University does not desire for more than 400 bales to be on site at any given time unless specified otherwise by a designated member of the Grounds Maintenance Department. The drop trailer or caged trailer shall be left at the University in a designated location until completely emptied. Staging of the trailer should not exceed forty-five (45) days. Vendor shall contact the Grounds Maintenance Department Care of: Mr. Michael Lynch at 843-661-1152 for specific location to set/leave trailer.

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Product Code: 32540

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Francis Marion University

State: South Carolina

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Leslie Shupp Purchasing Office, 4822 East Palmetto St., Stokes Administration, Bldg. Room 102, P.O. Box 100547, Florence, South Carolina, 29506

Phone: 843-661-1164




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