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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1JEZ2008

Invitation for Bid: Furnish Soybean Meal

Renewal Info
Published Thursday January 28, 2021
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Advanced Commodities, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $250,000
Renewal: 1st of 4, 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: $750,000
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

Award Info Published Monday June 15, 2020

Advanced Commodities, Inc.Bartlett, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $250,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
  • Renewals: 4 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000

Unsuccessful respondents (0)

Buyer for this procurement: Joan E. Zocher, (217) 300-0546

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: Ben Bagby

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Bridget McHatton

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 May 5, 2020
Amendment #1 is to extend the opening date to May 19, 2020.
First published Monday, April 20, 2020
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday May 19, 2020:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division
Champaign, IL 61820
The University seeks a Vendor to furnish Soybean meal for use by the Department of Animal Sciences for animal feed and research diets. Based on current average use, it is estimated that the University of Illinois will require 50 tons per month (600 tons per year). The soybean meal will be used on the Urbana-Champaign campus.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Joan E. Zocher
212 Illini Plaza
1817 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61822
Phone: (217) 300-0546
FAX: (217) 239-6877
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Bridget McHatton
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
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.

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Specification Documents
  • 1JEZ2008-Amendment1.pdf (582 KB)
  • 1JEZ2008-FurnishSoybeanMeal.pdf (345 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • 1JEZ2008BidTabulationRecordSheet.pdf (80 KB)