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Northern Illinois University
Bid #jmt0615

Invitation for Bid: Selected Frozen and Refrigerated Food Items

Award Info
Published Wednesday December 6, 2006
Awarded to:
Vendor:  Fox River Foods, Montgomery, IL
Amount:  An estimated $113,872
Terms:   One-time transaction
Vendor:  Gordon Foodservice, Batavia, IL
Amount:  An estimated $323,100
Terms:   One-time transaction
Vendor:  SYSCO Food Service Chicago Inc., Des Plaines, IL
Amount:  An estimated $376,762
Terms:   One-time transaction
Vendor:  US Foodservice, Streator, IL
Amount:  An estimated $50,000
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 0
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday October 30, 2006
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:30 AM, Tuesday November 28, 2006:
Purchasing Office
Neptune Central 223
DeKalb, IL 60115-2870
The bidder must be on the appropriate bid list. The bidder must have delivery trucks in town at least twice weekly. The bidder must have an in-stock ratio of 80% of all items contained on this bid. The bidder must have a distribution point no further than 175 miles from the University. An award will be on a per-item basis, without any minimum per item per stop.

Electronic format is available. Please contact buyer by e-mail at
Multiple open purchase orders will be awarded to the successful bidders for various amounts. Ordering will be done on a per-demand basis.
For additional information, contact:
Jean Ann Thomas
Phone: (815) 753-9558
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. This procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Solicitation documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office.

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