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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northern Illinois University
Bid #JMT030314
Invitation for Bid: Open Orders for Food Commodities & Supplies
Award InfoPublished Tuesday March 18, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: Reinhart Foodservice, LLC, University Park, IL
Amount: An estimated $400,000
An estimated start date of 3/12/2014 through 6/30/2017
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
The University reserves the right to amend this agreement to increase the dollar obligation and/or quantities, and/or to extend the time period of the term, as needed and as per the terms and conditions outlined in this bid.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 1:30 PM, Monday March 3, 2014:

Food Purchasing Office
Neptune Central, Room 223
DeKalb, IL 60115

Sealed bids are requested to provide and deliver F.O.B. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, Food Commodities & Supplies on a demand basis in accordance with this bid and specifications. Open Orders will be issued to vendor(s) selected. Delivery will be made to campus locations to be named by the University personnel.

Vendors please note: At the time of initial advertisement, there are two documents available to print/download for your bid response.

For additional information, contact:
Jean Ann Thomas
Northern Illinois University
Office of Food Purchasing
223 Neptune Central
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-9558
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
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. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. Solicitation documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

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
  • JMT030314.docx (4 MB)
  • W9_August2013.pdf (109 KB)