University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Invitation for Bid: Truck, Refrigerated Dry Van
Vendor: Rush Truck Centers of Illinois DBA Rush Truck Centerm Champaign, Champaign, ILNumber of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Amount: An estimated $116,442.35
Terms: One-time transaction
The lowest bidder was considered non-responsible, as they were unable to meet the required specifications, specifically the dock height.
The cost of the truck, refrigerated dry van is $116,442.35. The trade-in amount was negotiated to $1,750, leaving a total cost of $114,692.35.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This Amendment number 1 is to answer vendor questions and to extend the bid opening date to February 13, 2018
First published Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday February 13, 2018:
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
The Housing Food Stores is seeking One (1) new, unused, 4-door, six-person crew cab and chassis, with a maximum rating of 25,500 GVWR, 16-foot refrigerated van body, and a liftgate.
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.