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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #C606M

Invitation for Bid: New Model Year 2007 or 2008 Pickup Trucks

Award Info
Published Tuesday September 11, 2007
Awarded to:
Vendor:  Morrow Brothers Ford, Inc., Greenfield, IL
Amount:  $198,705
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 7
The low bidder did not meet specifications.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday July 31, 2007
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday August 16, 2007:
Purchasing Department
108 Miles Hall 2nd Floor, MC-6813
1255 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
The units being requested include the following:
  • Three full size 1/2 ton pickup with 6-1/2' bed
  • Three full size 1/2 ton 4 x 4 pickup with 6-1/2' bed
  • Two full size 3/4 ton 4 x 4 pickup with 8' bed
  • One full size 3/4 ton 2-wheel drive pickup with 8' bed
  • Two full size 1/2 ton 4 x 4 4- door super club cab with 5-1/2' bed
The units being requested may be Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, GMC, Toyota or University approved equivalent. Specifications may be found in the attached document.
The University offers for trade-in consideration, six vehicles listed in the attached document, which may be inspected at the SIUC Travel Service facility on 8/09/07 between the hours of 9:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m. CDST.
Multiple awards may be made if determined to be in the best interest of the University.
For additional information, contact:
Pat Cook
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
Purchasing Website
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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