Dropped Floor Conversion Van

Agency: State Government of North Carolina
State: North Carolina
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 23 - Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles
Opps ID: NBD12271386602985054
Posted Date: Jul 10, 2018
Due Date: Jul 25, 2018
Solicitation No: 30-180344
Source: Members Only
Bid Number Description Date Issued Bid Opening Date Bid Opening Time Help
30-180344 Dropped Floor Conversion Van
Written questions due NLT 02:00 PM ET on July 16, 2018. See page 5.
7/10/2018 7/25/2018 02:00 PM ET 30-

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
Department of Health and Human Services
Invitation for Bid #: 30-180344
Dropped Floor Conversion Van
Date of Issue: July 10, 2018
Bid Opening Date: July 25, 2018
At 02:00 PM ET
Direct all inquiries concerning this IFB to:
Debbie Strickland
Purchasing Agent
Email: Debbie.Strickland@dhhs.nc.gov
Phone: 919-855-4087
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
Invitation for Bids # 30-180344
______________________________________________________
For internal State agency processing, including tabulation of bids in the Interactive Purchasing System
(IPS), provide your company’s Federal Employer Identification Number or alternate identification number
(e.g. Social Security Number). Pursuant to G.S. 132-1.10(b) this identification number shall not be released
to the public. This page will be removed and shredded, or otherwise kept confidential, before the
procurement file is made available for public inspection.
This page shall be filled out and returned with your bid.
Failure to do so shall be sufficient cause to reject your bid.
ID Number:
______________________________________________________
Federal ID Number or Social Security Number
___________________________________________________
Vendor Name
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
Department of Health and Human Services
Refer ALL Inquiries regarding this IFB to: Invitation for Bids # 30-180344
Debbie Strickland
Office of Procurement & Contract Services
Purchasing Agent
Phone: (919) 855-4087
Debbie.Strickland@dhhs.nc.gov
Bids will be publicly opened: July 25, 2018
Contract Type: Open Market
Commodity No. and Description: 070 - Dropped Floor
Conversion Van
Using Agency: DHHS Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Requisition No.: 382882
EXECUTION
In compliance with this Invitation for Bids, and subject to all the conditions herein, the undersigned Vendor offers and agrees to
furnish and deliver any or all items upon which prices are bid, at the prices set opposite each item within the time specified herein.
By executing this bid, the undersigned Vendor certifies that this bid is submitted competitively and without collusion (G.S. 143-54),
that none of its officers, directors, or owners of an unincorporated business entity has been convicted of any violations of Chapter
78A of the General Statutes, the Securities Act of 1933, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (G.S. 143-59.2), and that it is not
an ineligible Vendor as set forth in G.S. 143-59.1. False certification is a Class I felony. Furthermore, by executing this bid, the
undersigned certifies to the best of Vendor’s knowledge and belief, that it and its principals are not presently debarred, suspended,
proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from covered transactions by any Federal or State department
or agency. As required by G.S. 143-48.5, the undersigned Vendor certifies that it, and each of its sub-Contractors for any Contract
awarded as a result of this IFB, complies with the requirements of Article 2 of Chapter 64 of the NC General Statutes, including
the requirement for each employer with more than 25 employees in North Carolina to verify the work authorization of its employees
through the federal E-Verify system. G.S. 133-32 and Executive Order 24 (2009) prohibit the offer to, or acceptance by, any State
Employee associated with the preparing plans, specifications, estimates for public Contract; or awarding or administering public
Contracts; or inspecting or supervising delivery of the public Contract of any gift from anyone with a Contract with the State, or
from any person seeking to do business with the State. By execution of this bid response to the IFB, the undersigned certifies, for
Vendor’s entire organization and its employees or agents, that Vendor are not aware that any such gift has been offered, accepted,
or promised by any employees or agents of Vendor’s organization.
Failure to execute/sign bid prior to submittal shall render bid invalid and it WILL BE REJECTED. Late bids
cannot be accepted.
COMPLETE/FORMAL NAME OF VENDOR:
STREET ADDRESS:
P.O. BOX:
ZIP:
CITY & STATE & ZIP:
TELEPHONE NUMBER: TOLL FREE TEL. NO:
PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS ADDRESS IF DIFFERENT FROM ABOVE (SEE INSTRUCTIONS TO VENDORS ITEM #11):
PRINT NAME & TITLE OF PERSON SIGNING ON BEHALF OF VENDOR:
FAX NUMBER:
VENDOR’S AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE:
DATE:
E-MAIL:
Offer valid for at least 90 days from date of bid opening, unless otherwise stated here: ______ days. After this date, any withdrawal
of offer shall be made in writing, effective upon receipt by the agency issuing this IFB.
ACCEPTANCE OF BID
If any or all parts of this bid are accepted by the State of North Carolina, an authorized representative of the Department of
Health and Human Services shall affix his/her signature hereto and this document and all provisions of this Invitation for Bid
along with the Vendor bid response and the written results of any negotiations shall then constitute the written agreement
between the parties. A copy of this acceptance will be forwarded to the successful Vendor(s).
FOR STATE USE ONLY: Offer accepted and Contract awarded this ____ day of _______________, 20____, as
indicated on the attached certification, by ______________________________________________________
(Authorized Representative of DHHS).
Ver: 6/1/18
Page 1 of 40
IFB # 30-180344
Vendor: ____________________________________
Table of Contents
1.0
PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND .......................................................................................... 4
2.0
GENERAL INFORMATION .................................................................................................... 4
2.1 INVITATION FOR BIDS DOCUMENT .................................................................................... 4
2.2 E-PROCUREMENT SOLICITATION ...................................................................................... 4
2.3 NOTICE TO VENDORS REGARDING IFB TERMS AND CONDITIONS................................ 4
2.4 IFB SCHEDULE ..................................................................................................................... 5
2.5 BID QUESTIONS ................................................................................................................... 5
2.6 BID SUBMITTAL .................................................................................................................... 5
2.7 BID CONTENTS..................................................................................................................... 6
2.8 ALTERNATE BIDS ................................................................................................................. 6
2.9 DEFINITIONS, ACRONYMS, AND ABBREVIATIONS............................................................ 7
3.0
METHOD OF AWARD AND BID EVALUATION PROCESS.................................................. 7
3.1 METHOD OF AWARD............................................................................................................ 7
3.2 CONFIDENTIALITY AND PROHIBITED COMMUNICATIONS DURING EVALUATION......... 8
3.3 BID EVALUATION PROCESS................................................................................................ 8
3.4 PERFORMANCE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES .............................................................. 9
3.5 INTERPRETATION OF TERMS AND PHRASES ................................................................... 9
4.0
REQUIREMENTS................................................................................................................. 10
4.1 PRICING .............................................................................................................................. 10
4.2 INVOICES ............................................................................................................................ 10
4.3 PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION............................................................................................... 10
4.4 TRANSPORTATION AND IDENTIFICATION ....................................................................... 10
4.5 DELIVERY............................................................................................................................ 10
4.6 QUALITY ACCEPTANCE INSPECTION .............................................................................. 10
4.7 WARRANTY ......................................................................................................................... 11
4.8 FINANCIAL STABILITY ........................................................................................................ 11
5.0
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS ............................................................................................. 12
5.1 SPECIFICATIONS................................................................................................................ 12
6.0
CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION.......................................................................................... 13
6.1 PROJECT MANAGER AND CUSTOMER SERVICE............................................................ 13
6.2 DISPUTE RESOLUTION ...................................................................................................... 13
6.3 CONTRACT CHANGES ....................................................................................................... 13
6.4 PRODUCT RECALL ............................................................................................................. 13
ATTACHMENT A: PRICING................................................................................................................. 14
ATTACHMENT B: INSTRUCTIONS TO VENDORS............................................................................. 25
ATTACHMENT C: NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL CONTRACT TERMS & CONDITIONS ................ 29
ATTACHMENT D: LOCATION OF WORKERS UTILIZED BY VENDOR............................................. 34
ATTACHMENT E: DESCRIPTION OF EXECUTIVE ORDER #50 AND CERTIFICATION ................... 35
Ver: 6/1/18
Page 2 of 40
IFB # 30-180344
Vendor: ____________________________________
ATTACHMENT F: CERTIFICATION OF FINANCIAL CONDITION...................................................... 39
ATTACHMENT G: SUPPLEMENTAL VENDOR INFORMATION ........................................................ 40
Ver: 6/1/18
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