RFQ - Vehicles

expired opportunity(Expired)
From: Tennessee Tech University(Higher Education)

Basic Details

started - 01 Sep, 2022 (15 months ago)

Start Date

01 Sep, 2022 (15 months ago)
due - 21 Oct, 2022 (13 months ago)

Due Date

21 Oct, 2022 (13 months ago)
Bid Notification


Bid Notification


Tennessee Tech University

Customer / Agency

Tennessee Tech University
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Page 1 of 3 REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ) Department: CMR Requisition No.: Vehicles Deliver Completed Bid to: Tennessee Tech University Date: 10/7/2022 Purchasing and Contracts Office Derryberry Hall, Suite 301 RFQ Coordinator: Emily Vaughn Box 5144, 1 William L. Jones Dr. Email: evaughn@tntech.edu Cookeville, TN 38505-0001 Phone: 931-372-3566 https://www.tntech.edu/purchasing/ Fax: 931-372-3727 Bids must be received in the Purchasing and Contracts Office by 3:00 p.m. Central Time on 10/21/2022. Bid is subject to the RFQ – Standard Terms and Conditions. By submittal of a bid, bidder certifies its agreement to these terms and conditions. Special Bid Instructions: 1. Indicate any cash/time discounts offered: ______________________________________________ 2. Specify delivery time after receipt of order: _____________________________________________ 3.
Bidders who would like to become certified with the Governor’s GoDBE office can visit the following link for more information: https://tn.diversitysoftware.com/ 4. To view a bid tabulation after intent to award, please visit this link: https://www.tntech.edu/planning-and- finance/purchasing/tabs-ba Results are listed according to fiscal year then by date of bid opening. 5. Bid may be electronically signed and electronically submitted to RFQ Coordinator above. THIS IS NOT AN ORDER ITEM NO. Qty UNIT DESCRIPTION UNIT PRICE TOTAL Please bid to provide any of the following vehicles to Tennessee Tech University whether the vehicle is ready for immediate purchase or an order is needed. University reserves the right to award to multiple vendors depending on the University’s needs at time of award and at the University’s sole discretion. Delivery timeframe may be a factor in award. Bid prices are to include all necessary shipping/handling charges to make delivery F.O.B. Cookeville, TN 38505. SPECIFICATIONS: Please mark with an “X” to the left of specifications if f it meets such specifications. If it does not meet the specifications, leave the line blank. If it exceeds what is specified, put “exceeds” in the blank and indicate the capabilities to the right of the specifications. https://www.tntech.edu/purchasing/ https://tn.diversitysoftware.com/ https://www.tntech.edu/planning-and-finance/purchasing/tabs-ba https://www.tntech.edu/planning-and-finance/purchasing/tabs-ba Page 2 of 3 REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ) Department: CMR Requisition No.: Vehicles ITEM NO. Qty UNIT DESCRIPTION UNIT PRICE TOTAL 1 2 3 3 2 3 EA EA EA New Battery Electric Vehicle (No Engine) _____ Minimum 200 miles of range _____ Crossover or Hatchback Body Style Please specify the body style you are bidding: ________________________ New Battery Electric Vehicle (No Engine) ____ Minimum 200 miles of range ____ Sedan Body Style New Battery Electric Vehicle (No Engine) ____ Minimum 200 miles of range ____ Truck Body Style Specify delivery time: ____________________days after receipt of order. **Delivery time may be a factor in award. ** **NOTE: The attached Standard Terms and Conditions shall be considered an integral part of this Request for Quotation and any Purchase Order resulting from this process. SALES AND USE TAX. Before the Purchase Order/Contract resulting from this RFQ is signed, the apparent successful bidder must be registered or exempted from registration with the Department of Revenue for the collection of Tennessee sales and use tax. The State shall not approve a contract unless the Proposer provides proof of such registration or exemption. The foregoing is a mandatory requirement of an award of a contract pursuant to this solicitation. Page 3 of 3 REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ) Department: CMR Requisition No.: Vehicles COMPLETE INFORMATION AND SIGN BID BELOW. _________________________________________ ____________________________________________ Bidding Entity’s Name Name of Contact Person (Printed) _________________________________________ ____________________________________________ Address Phone _________________________________________ ____________________________________________ City, State, Zip Fax ____________________________________________ Email __________________________________________________________ ____________ Authorized Signature of Bidder Date Name & Title of Signatory (printed): _____________________________________________________ Tennessee Technological University is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Section 504/ADA employee. 1. Bidder must carefully review the RFQ and any attachments, exhibits, addenda or amendments. Bidder’s failure to examine any drawings, specifications, or instructions will be at bidder’s risk. 2. Bidder shall take into consideration any and all amendments and/or addenda, and bid shall reflect any changes made to the RFQ by the University. In the event of extensive changes to an RFQ, the University may cancel the RFQ and reissue it using a revised RFQ. 3. The University considers any oral communication unofficial and non-binding with regard to the RFQ. 4. Bidder must submit bid according to specific instructions, if any, contained in the RFQ, which supersede those contained in the RFQ - Standard Terms and Conditions, if different. 5. Bidder’s submittal of a bid constitutes an offer to the University. 6. Bid must contain the bidder’s most favorable terms and pricing. 7. Upon the University’s request, the individual signing a bid must furnish satisfactory proof authority to bind the bidder in a contract. 8. Bidder is responsible for costs to prepare, submit and/or present its bid, including samples if requested. Bidder may request samples be returned at bidder’s expense. The University is not responsible for and may dispose of any samples not claimed within 10 calendar days following contract award. The University may retain any sample. 9. Unless otherwise instructed, bidder may deliver a bid electronically via facsimile or email. 10. The University will not consider a late bid for an award. A “late bid” is any bid that is not actually delivered to and received by the Purchasing and Contracts Office on or before the date and hour specified in the RFQ. 11. At the University’s option, bidder may be bound by bid errors or omissions. Bidder may withdraw or amend a bid before submission deadline. After bid submission deadline, the University will permit a bidder to withdraw a bid only where the enforcement of the bid would impose unconscionable hardship on the bidder. In case of error in a price extension, the unit price will govern. 12. The University reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to reject any and all bids, to cancel the RFQ in its entirety, or to waive any bid informality, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. 13. The University may reject a bid as a non-responsive counteroffer if it restricts the University’s rights or does not comply with the University’s terms and conditions 14. The University may request bid clarification from bidder(s) as needed. 15. The University shall reject a bid if it was not arrived at independently without collusion, consultation, communication or agreement with any other bidder as to any matter related to prices. Regardless of time of detection, the University shall consider any of the foregoing prohibited actions to be grounds for rejection of bid and/or purchase order cancellation. 16. The Purchasing and Contracts Office may conduct public bid openings, as appropriate. Public bid openings are for informational purposes only. No award will be made at the bid opening. 17. All materials submitted by a bidder are subject to public inspection according to Tennessee law. The University will not honor a bidder’s request to prevent disclosure beyond that allowed by law. 18. If an RFQ is re-advertised, the original bids shall remain closed to public inspection until evaluation of the responses to the re-advertisement is completed. 19. The University may not consider prompt pay discounts of less than 20 days in bid evaluation. 20. Prior to award, the University may require the successful bidder to provide information to demonstrate financial stability. 21. Bid prices shall include delivery of all items F.O.B. destination to the location specified in the bid. The University is not responsible for items until accepted at its location. 22. Unless otherwise specified in the RFQ, bidder must bid only new and unused goods. 23. Unless specified in the RFQ, the University will not consider alternate bids. 24. Bidder shall post any bond(s) required by the RFQ and shall itemize the cost of bond(s) separately in the bid. 25. Bidder agrees to abide by all applicable state and federal statutes, including but not limited to non-discrimination, and regulations and University policies. The laws of the State of Tennessee, without regard to its choice of law principles, shall govern this RFQ. 26. Unless otherwise limited by the bidder, the University shall have sixty (60) days to accept a bid. 27. If the RFQ requests and bidder so indicates on the bid, the contract terms and pricing may be extended to other state entities. 28. An RFQ reference to a particular manufacturer, brand or make in does not restrict the bidder to that item, unless specifically stated in the RFQ. The University will consider comparable products of other manufacturers if bidder provides proof of compatibility. 29. Bidder must notify the Purchasing and Contracts Office in writing at least three business days prior to the bid submittal deadline whenever bidder perceives that specifications are not fair and open. 30. Bidder must furnish with the bid such specifications, catalog pages, brochures or other data as will provide an adequate basis for determining the quality and functional capabilities of the product offered. The University may reject a bid if bidder fails to provide this data. 31. The University is exempt from federal excise and state sales taxes on purchases of tangible personal property. Vendors making improvements or additions to, or performing repair work on real property for the University are responsible for payment of sales or use tax on tangible personal property used in connection with the contract or furnished to vendors by the University for use under the contract. Bidders are responsible for determining the applicability of taxes. 32. Prior to contract award, if required by law, successful bidder must register with or be exempted by the Tennessee Dept. of Revenue for the collection of Tennessee sales/use tax. 33. By submitting a bid, bidder attests that no conflict of interest exists that prevents bidder from doing business with the State of Tennessee. 34. Bidder may not require any other written terms or conditions, nor impose any other terms and conditions in subsequent documents, such as invoices, warranty agreements, license agreements, etc. Should a bidder propose terms which conflict with Tennessee law and policies, the University may render the bid non- responsive and reject it. 35. Bid protest procedures are available upon request. 36. By submitting a bid, bidder attests in writing that it will not knowingly utilize the services of illegal immigrants and/or the services of any subcontractor that does so in delivery of the goods/services to the University. 37. The requirements of TCA §12-12-101 et seq. addressing contracting with persons with investment activities in Iran shall be a material provision of this RFQ and any contract resulting from it. Bidder agrees, under penalty of perjury, that to the best of its knowledge that it is not on the list created pursuant to TCA § 12- 12-106. 38. The University shall not: i. indemnify or hold harmless another entity; ii. pay vendor’s attorney fees in the event of legal action; iii. consent to governing law of a state other than Tennessee or consent to jurisdiction in courts outside Tennessee; iv. reimburse a vendor for travel expenses in amounts exceeding the maximums contained in University travel policies. 39. A vendor shall not: i. disclaim or limit its liability for damages or warranty; ii. limit the amount of damages recoverable by the University; iii. limit the time permitted for the University to bring legal action; iv. assess penalties or liquidated damages against the University. 40. Upon receipt of goods, the University shall have a reasonable period in which to inspect and accept or reject goods without liability. The University will reject items that are not equivalent and return them to the vendor, at vendor’s expense 41. In case of vendor default, the University may procure the articles or services from other source(s) and hold the defaulting vendor responsible for any excess cost. 42. Should the original awarded vendor default, the University may award to the second lowest responsive, responsible bidder. 43. The University’s PO – Standard Terms and Conditions shall apply to any purchase order or contract awarded as a result of this RFQ. 44. Vendor agrees to carry adequate public liability and other appropriate forms of insurance and to pay all applicable taxes incident to the contract. Tennessee Tech reserves the right to establish appropriate insurance requirements as it sees fit. If applicable, vendor’s policy will provide for data security and privacy cyber coverage, including coverage for unauthorized access and use, failure of security, breach of confidential information, of privacy perils, and breach mitigation costs and costs, including but not limited to, attorney’s costs associated with any regulatory action. Vendor shall provide a certificate of insurance naming the University as additional insured upon University’s request. 45. Accessibility. All Informational Material and Technology (IMT) developed, purchased, upgraded or renewed by or for the University will comply with all applicable University policies, Federal and State laws and regulations including but not limited to the accessibility guidelines set forth in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 A & AA, EPub3 Accessibility Guidelines, Section 508 and all other regulations promulgated under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of The Americans with Disabilities Act as amended. Further: a. Compliance means that a person with a disability can acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same goods and/or services as a person without a disability, in an equally effective and integrated manner, with substantially equivalent ease of use. b. Vendor warrants that any IMT purchased by, developed, upgraded or renewed for the University will comply with the aforementioned accessibility guidelines and the vendor will provide accessibility testing results, written documentation verifying accessibility including the most recent VPAT for the product/service identified in this document upon request. c. Vendor will promptly respond to and resolve accessibility issues/complaints, and agrees to indemnify and hold the University harmless in the event of claims arising from inaccessibility of the vendor’s product(s) or service(s). d. Proposer shall provide access to the University as needed for product testing/compliance review. 46. Click-wrap agreements are not binding upon the University. No employee has the actual or apparent authority to enter into click-wrap agreements on behalf of the University without the approval of the University’s President or designee. No employee has the authority to modify, amend, or supplement a University contract through a click-wrap agreement, without the President’s approval. 47. If applicable, the University’s Data Privacy and Security Terms and Conditions and/or GDPR Data Protection Addendum shall by reference be included as an integral part of this Contract. https://www.tntech.edu/purchasing/pdf/PO_Terms_and_Conditions_Revised_11-11-19.pdf https://www.tntech.edu/purchasing/pdf/Data_Privacy_and_Security_Terms_and_Conditions_7-13-18.pdf https://www.tntech.edu/purchasing/pdf/GDPR_Data_Protection_Addendum_7-13-18.pdf

1 William L.  Jones Drive Derryberry Hall 301 Cookeville, TN 38505-0001Location

Address: 1 William L. Jones Drive Derryberry Hall 301 Cookeville, TN 38505-0001

Country : United StatesState : Tennessee

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