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KVEC GPO Solicitation

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00003256651

Bid Title: KVEC GPO Solicitation

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 10/11/2022

Close Date: 11/04/2022

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative, Kentucky

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 10/13/2022


Specifications include, but are not limited to: KVEC seeking GPO or other procuring agent able to provide broad and extensive purchasing programs with manufacturer or supplier community.Complete transparency in manufacturer programs including pricing, incentive programs, and rebates.Separation of manufacturer agreements from distributor agreements. KVEC may retain the right to select distribution provider.Ability to perform distributor contract price audits. Audits should check all pricing mechanisms, including firm priced and fixed fee items.All bid documentation of bid pricing performed on behalf of the KVEC must be available upon request.Support for advising and assisting KVEC in evaluating existing purchases and making recommendations for alternative products which meet the purpose, nutritional requirements, and quality objectives.Ability for SFA to negotiate with manufacturer/supplier community and implement direct supplier agreements for the benefit of SFA.Provide market intelligence including: market conditions, product recalls, product availability, and other pertinent information for nutritional purchasesPurchasing services must meet or exceed all Federal, State and Local procurement guidelines, policies, regulations, and laws for all Child Nutrition ProgramsThe services provided shall be operated and maintained as a benefit to the SFAs students, faculty, and staff.The services provided shall be managed to promote maximum participation in the Child Nutrition Programs.The GPO will provide services to each member district as specified in Exhibit A.The SFA may add or remove sites for existing programs to Exhibit A at any time during each Contract Term.The SFA reserves the right to maintain, add, and/or remove present food and beverage vending machines in its facilities.The GPO shall be an independent contractor and not an employee of the SFA. The employees of the GPO shall be considered solely employees of the GPO and shall not be considered employees or agents of the SFA in any fashion.

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Product Codes: 39300, 38500, 39000, 37500, 38000

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative

State: Kentucky

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, Kentucky, 41701



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