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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative

Request for Proposal: Office Supplies & Related Services

Award Info Published Wednesday June 10, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Office Depot, Inc., Boca Raton, FL
Amount: An estimated $50,000,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2025

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $50,000,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 1
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday April 13, 2020
Amendment 4 has been posted, which contains call information to witness the opening of IPHEC2010 on April 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Central Time. Call Information is: Join by phone +1 888 983 3631 Conference ID: 46295716
This notice has been modified
Published Monday April 6, 2020
Amendment No 3 addresses questions received during the second pre-solicitation call.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday March 26, 2020
In response to COVID-19, IPHEC is enabling electronic submission of submittals (e-bidding). As such, we have noted below the new Due Date, Time, and Electronic submittal regulations.

The new Due Date is April 14, 2020 at 2:00pm

IPHEC has schedule a second pre-solicitation call to review e-bidding guidelines and submission changes. This call is not mandatory, but is strongly encouraged. Call details are in the attached Amendment 2.

ONLY electronic submissions will now be accepted. Paper submissions will no longer be accepted for this procurement.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday March 16, 2020
The RFP opening due date and time has been changed to April 1, 2020 at 2:00p.m. from March 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Please contact the IPHEC office with any questions or concerns.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday March 9, 2020
Amendment No. 1 details the pre-solicitation call attendees and addresses questions received during the question and answer period.
First published Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday April 14, 2020:
At the following address:
Electronic Submissions ONLY
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via Electronic Bidding
IPHEC is seeking proposals from qualified firms (Respondents) to provide office supplies (including consumables and equipment) on an as-needed basis

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Kayci Puckett
Illini Union Book Store
807 S. Wright Street
Suite 340
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9177
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
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.
There is a 20 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
There is a 3 percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
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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Specification Documents
  • FormA.docx (78 KB)
  • IPHEC2010AmendmentNo1.pdf (243 KB)
  • IPHEC2010AmendmentNo2.pdf (1 MB)
  • IPHEC2010AmendmentNo3.pdf (120 KB)
  • IPHEC2010AmendmentNo4.pdf (395 KB)
  • IPHEC2010OfficeSupplies.pdf (501 KB)
  • IPHEC2010PriceFile.xlsx (69 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • E-BiddingVendorInstructions.docx (679 KB)