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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1SNC1827
Invitation for Bid: Truck, Dry Van
Award Info Published Wednesday May 30, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Rush Truck Centers of Illinois DBA Rush Truck Center Champaign, Champaign, IL
Amount: An estimated $86,394.96
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
The lowest bidder was considered non-responsible and non-responsive, as they were unable to meet the required specifications and did not submit all required documents. The next lowest bidder was considered non-responsible, as they were unable to meet the required specifications. The cost of the truck, dry van is $88,394.96. The trade-in amount was negotiated to $2,000, leaving a total cost of $86,394.96. There was no BEP goal set for this solicitation.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.
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 Wednesday April 25, 2018
An error in 6.1.3 (pricing) has been corrected. Also, the bid opening date is now May 1, 2018.
First published Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday May 1, 2018:

Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

The Housing Facilities Division is seeking One (1) new, unused, cab and chassis, 16-foot van body, and a liftgate.

For additional information, contact:
Sarah Chronister
212 Illini Plaza
1817 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9921
FAX: (217) 239-6877
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.

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Specification Documents
  • 1SNC1827A1.pdf (76 KB)
  • 1SNC1827Truck-DryVan.docx (89 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • 1SNC1827BidTab.pdf (36 KB)