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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
RFP #6054
Request for Proposal: Canned & Bottled Soda Vending Rights
Renewal Info
Published Friday April 1, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Pepsi Beverages Company
Amount: An estimated $12,875,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2021
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Dual card readers were added to each vending machine at no cost to the University. Pepsi was updating their equipment in order to stay ahead of the technology challenges.
Potential Future Renewals: None
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Steve Todt.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Wednesday March 23, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Pepsi Beverages Company, St. Louis, MO
Amount: An estimated $12,875,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2016
1 five-year
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
No minority goals were established for this project. It is anticipated that the renewal option will be an estimated amount of $12,875,000
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 Tuesday February 15, 2011
See attached Addendum 3
This notice has been modified
Published Friday February 4, 2011
See attached Addendum 2
This notice has been modified
Published Monday January 31, 2011
See attached addendum 1.
First published Monday, January 24, 2011
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday February 18, 2011:

Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012

The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University, body politic and corporate of the State of Illinois, proposes to enter into Agreement with an organization to provide a beverage program and pouring rights for vending at SIUE campus, University Park, East St. Louis Campus and School of Dental Medicine. Included are rights to furnish SIUE with products to produce fountain beverages and those for resale of bottled and canned beverages, including sale of bottled water, and marketing and promotional support rights. SIUE shall have the right to establish prices in vending machines. SIUE may continue to purchase designated products from independent vendors. SIUE requires no exclusion of point-of-sale products. Current and future license agreements are to be excluded from beverage contract; e.g., Pizza Hut, Starbucks and Chick Fil A.
All Vendors are urged to visit SIUE campus for an on-site inspection of the present beverage operations in order to determine all the requirements associated with this project. Failure to do so will in no way relieve the successful bidder of the obligation of furnishing and installing any materials and equipment or performing any labor that may be required to fulfill the conditions of the contract at no cost to SIUE. A site visit is scheduled for Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 1:30 p.m., meet at the University Center Information Desk on the main level. This will be the only site visit and all bidders are urged to attend.
Questions regarding RFP are due no later than Friday, February 4, 2011 at 12:00 Noon CST via email to Gina Grace at Questions submitted after this date may not receive a response. Answers to all questions will be addressed in the form of an addendum. Questions should not be addressed to any other SIUE representative. If contact of any kind occurs with any other representative, this will be grounds for disqualification.

For additional information, contact:
Gina Grace
Purchasing Campus Box 1012
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Phone: (618) 650-3522
FAX: (618) 650-3251
Submit 5 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. 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. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.

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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