University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Invitation for Bid: Furnish and Deliver Certified Seafood Products
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Vendor: Sysco Central Illinois, Lincoln, IL
Amount: An estimated $415,360
An estimated start date of 1/17/2018 through 1/16/2019
Term contract is one year per intent of original solicitation.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Scott Kinsell.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
A2: The bid opening date has been changed to November 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. local time.
Correction of errors in bid document.
First published Monday, October 16, 2017
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday November 16, 2017:
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
University Dining Services at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has obtained the chain of custody certifications to allow it to use the MSC and ASC ecolabels in conjunction with the offering of MSC certified seafood products (seafood products that meet the sustainability standards of the Marine Stewardship Council Sustainable Fishery program) and ASC certified seafood products (seafood products that meet the sustainability standards of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council Responsible Aquaculture program) to its students, faculty, and staff. The University is seeking a vendor certified to supply it with those products.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder
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. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. 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.