University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Invitation for Bid: Lab Animal Bedding
Two vendor proposals were submitted for this IFB. Both were non-responsive, as they failed to provide all the required documentation as described in the bid document.
The University intend to publish a new Invitation for Bid (1EJB2005) to meet this documented need.
The due date for bid submissions is now Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 2:00 p.m. CDT.
Amendment 1 also includes additions, revisions, and clarifications to award details and specifications.
First published Friday, February 8, 2019
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday March 7, 2019:
At the following address:
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
The University of Illinois Division of Animal resources requires contact bedding for laboratory rodents.
PLEASE NOTE: A pre-submission conference call will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 10:30am Central Standard Time. While attendance is not mandatory, it is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to ensure that potential vendors have a full understanding of bid submission requirements. See bid document for call in information.
VENDORS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO REVIEW THEIR BIDS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH ALL ASPECTS OF RESPONSIBILITY AND RESPONSIVENESS PRIOR TO SUBMISSION.
Preferences in favor of environmentally preferable supplies, recycled supplies, and resident bidders may apply. See sec. 2.2.3 of the IFB for a full listing and description of possible applicable preferences.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Bridget McHatton
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. There is no BEP goal for this procurement. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.
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.