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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Chicago State University
RFP #1256IA
Request for Proposal: Cost Recovery Services
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Tuesday January 20, 2015
The University will not be moving forward with this award due to the funding.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday March 14, 2012
The Questions and Answers to RFP#1256IA "Cost Recovery Services" has been posted as Addendum 1.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday March 9, 2012
The University may award to Multiple Cost Recovery Service Vendors. Response date to vendor's questions has been changed to March 13, 2012.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday February 28, 2012
The bid opening date has been changed to Friday, March 16, 2012. All questions that have been submitted regarding this solicitation will be replied to by the close of business March 9, 2012.
First published Thursday, February 16, 2012
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 11:00 AM, Friday March 16, 2012:

Cook Administration Building, Room 111
9501 South King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628-1598

The Board of Trustees of Chicago State University is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide Cost Recovery Services. The firm should be able to provide services to review accounts payable with the discovery and recovery of dollar amounts paid to vendors in error due to factors such as unrealized discounts, duplicate payments, taxes paid for which Chicago State University would be exempt, freight rate discrepancies, vendor pricing errors where billings were issued at prices higher than those that are currently in effect, potential vendor pricing savings,etc. In addition, provide services for the discovery and recovery of dollar amounts paid to vendors for telecommunications such as identification of billing errors, overcharges, standard inefficiencies and any other invoicing irregularities, recovery of credits and refunds, negotiation of optimal price points with all telecom vendors to ensure future savings, replacing where applicable, telecom contracts with the best plans and available Pricing best suited for Chicago State University’s needs, etc.

For additional information, contact:
Janielle Graham
Chicago State University
Cook Administration Building, Rm. 208
9501 South King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
Phone: (773) 995-2424
Submit 5 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • 1256IA-CostRecoveryServices.pdf (861 KB)
  • Addendum1-1256IA.pdf (133 KB)