University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Emergency Award/Quick Purchase
Vendor: Bottling Group LLC/Pepsi Beverage Company, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $450,000
An estimated start date of 2/20/2020 through 5/20/2020
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The University awarded a contract for bottled beverages supplies.
This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which immediate action was needed to prevent any disruption in University services.
The Bottling Group LLC/Pepsi Beverage Company was awarded the pouring rights for the campus. The University is in the process of currently developing a request for proposal - RFP #IJW065. This emergency is being requested in order to avoid a lapse in critical services and loss of revenue for University of Illinois Chicago, Rockford and Peoria campuses.
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
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.