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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
RFP #174ALC

Request for Proposal: New and Used Textbooks

Renewal Info
Published Wednesday March 16, 2022
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Complete Book & Media Supply, LLC
Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 5/1/2022 through 4/30/2027
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Hilton Publishing, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 5/1/2022 through 4/30/2027
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Macmillan Holdings, LLC
Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 5/1/2022 through 4/30/2027
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: MBS Textbook Exchange, LLC
Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 5/1/2022 through 4/30/2027
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Nebraska Book Company, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 5/1/2022 through 4/30/2027
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Redshelf
Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 5/1/2022 through 4/30/2027
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
The buyer for this procurement is now Graham LaMontagne , (217) 300-6452.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Geno Marchizza.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Change Order
Published Friday January 28, 2022
Vendor: Hilton Publishing, Inc.
Change Order Amount: $0
This is a zero dollar change order noting that Hilton Publishing, Inc. has changed their name to HPC International, Inc.

The buyer for this procurement is now Graham LaMontagne , (217) 300-6452.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Geno Marchizza.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Change Order
Published Tuesday September 25, 2018
Vendor: Nebraska Book Company, Inc.
Change Order Amount: $13,500,000
Nebraska Book Company acquired Follett Higher Education Group on August 15, 2018. Nebraska will be taking over Follett's services on this award so the remaining estimated amount for Follett (4 years spend) has been applied to Nebraska.

The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Geno Marchizza.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

Award Info Published Wednesday August 16, 2017

Complete Book & Media Supply, LLCCedar Park, TX

  • Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/7/2017 through 4/30/2022
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,500,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Follett Higher Education Group, Inc.Westchester, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/7/2017 through 4/30/2022
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,500,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Hilton Publishing, Inc.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/7/2017 through 4/30/2022
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,500,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Macmillan Holdings, LLCHamilton, NJ

  • Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/7/2017 through 4/30/2022
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,500,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

MBS Textbook Exchange, LLCColumbia, MO

  • Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/7/2017 through 4/30/2022
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,500,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Nebraska Book Company, Inc.Lincoln, NE

  • Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/7/2017 through 4/30/2022
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,500,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

RedshelfChicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $7,500,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/7/2017 through 4/30/2022
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,500,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Unsuccessful respondents (0)

Buyer for this procurement: Aaron Carter, (217) 300-3545

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Geno Marchizza

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Monday, March 6, 2017
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 4:00 PM, Thursday April 6, 2017:
At the following address:
Illini Union Book Store
807 S. Wright Street
Suite 340
Urbana, IL 61801

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Aaron Carter
Phone: (217) 300-3545
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
Submit 1 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.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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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  • 174ALCExcelFile.xlsx (8 KB)
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  • 174ALCNewUsedTextbooksKEP3-6-17FINAL.pdf (1 MB)
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