REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) OVERVIEW
|RFP Title:||Third Party Logistics Service Provider (3PL) for Health Commodities|
|RFP Issued By:||Southern Africa Malaria Elimination 8 Initiative Secretariat (E8 Secretariat), with funding from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria|
|Issuance Date:||06 June 2016|
Registration for Information:
To ensure you receive modifications to the RFP, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting that your company be put on the distribution list, with the RFP number included in the subject line.
There will be no pre-proposal conference. Questions can be directed to email@example.com. Registered entities will receive periodic frequently asked questions and answers.
Submission of Questions regarding the RFP:
Questions regarding the RFP should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 17 June 2016. The E8 Secretariat will send answers to questions to all registered parties.
Proposal Submission Deadline:
23 June 2016, 17:00 hours Central African Time. All proposals should be electronically submitted to email@example.com.
Language of Proposals:
The technical and cost proposals must be submitted in English.
Instructions for Submission of Proposals:
Separate technical and cost proposal files must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with the RFP number in the subject line. The files must be in Word, PDF, or Excel formats.
Estimated Period of Performance:
The period of performance is two years, with an estimated contract award date of July 2016. There will be a one-year base period and a one-year option period. The option period will be invoked if the 3PL Contractor’s performance and achievement of indicator targets is acceptable. The option period is also subject to available funding.
It is anticipated that there will be one or more fixed unit price awards.
Issuance of this Request for Proposals does not constitute an award commitment on the part of the E8 Secretariat nor does it commit the E8 Secretariat to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of a proposal.
Code of Conduct:
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s Code of Conduct for Supplier is applicable to this solicitation and any subsequent award. It is available at www.theglobalfund.org