Northeastern Illinois University
Request for Proposal: Mailing System
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents:
Vendor: Pitney Bowes, Inc., Stamford, CT
An estimated start date of 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2016
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Amendment 1 is issued to provide answers to questions regarding the RFP.
First published Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 3:00 PM, Friday April 15, 2011:
Building C, 4th Floor
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
The Board of Trustees of Northeastern Illinois University is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide and maintain an integrated mail processing system for a term of five (5) years. This system will be comprised of a mail machine capable of applying postage in accordance with all current and future standards of the United States Postal Service and an integrated accounting software package for the complete and accurate tracking of all applied postage. The selected firm shall also provide the University with all the necessary training, service, and support to keep that system fully operational throughout the term of the agreement. Specifications are provided in the attached RFP document.
Northeastern Illinois University strongly supports the participation of businesses owned by Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities (MAFBE) in the implementation and execution of the contract resulting from this RFP. The University desires participation either on a direct basis or though sub-contracting efforts.
Technical questions regarding this proposal may be directed in writing to Mr. John Stueber, Associate Director of Auxiliary Services at J-Stueber@neiu.edu.
For additional information, contact:
Submit 3 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
This procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Illinois Department of Human Rights
(IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals.
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.