Request For Proposal
RFP VPL20190529 - LIBRARY MATERIAL SELF-SERVE CHECKOUT MACHINE REPLACEMENT
Questions & Answers
All enquiries regarding the RFP must be addressed to:
Nathan Kung, Manager, Facilities and Purchasing
All enquiries must be made in writing. In-person or telephone enquiries are not permitted.
[Please specify proposal document number, proposal title and purchasing agent's name when sending email.]
Questions will be accepted, and answers posted, ONLY IF they are submitted in writing five working days prior to the bid closing date
CLOSING DATE & TIME
3:00:00 pm (Local Vancouver Time), Friday, June 21, 2019
All references to time in the RFP are references to the time in the City of Vancouver, as indicated in the electronic timestamp the Proposal receives upon delivery to the email address specified herein, which is in turn synchronized to Network Time Protocol (NTP) provided by the National Research Council of Canada adjusted to local Pacific Time Zone.
SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS
Proponents should submit their Proposals on or before the time and date specified in the bottom row of the table in Section 2.1 (the “Closing Time”).
Each Proponent should submit its Proposal in an envelope clearly marked with the Proponent’s name and the RFP title and number (“LIBRARY MATERIAL SELF SERVE CHECKOUT MACHINE REPLACEMENT; VPL20190529”) to the following address:
Vancouver Public Library
Purchasing Services Office
350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1
The Library requests that four hard copy and one electronic copy (on a CD, flash drive, memory stick or similar medium) of each Proposal (or amendment) be submitted.
Proposals should not be bound in three-ring binders.
Proposals must not be submitted by fax or email.
To be considered by the Library, a Proposal must be submitted in the form set out in Part C (the “Form of Proposal”), completed and duly executed by the relevant Proponent.
Proposals received after the closing time may be returned unopened.
Faxed proposals will not be accepted.
Please visit our Bidding Procedures page for additional information.
General Description of Requirement
The RFP concerns the Library’s interest in procuring replacement units for our library self-serve checkouts machines used for patron self-serve in borrowing library material. Details of the Library’s objectives and requirements to which the RFP relates are set out in Part B of the RFP. The Library welcomes proposals that are responsive to this RFP (“Proposals”) respecting innovative or novel approaches to the Library’s objectives and requirements.
An information meeting will be held.
Please refer to APPENDIX 1 TO PART A of the RFP VPL20190529 document(s).
Downloading the Document
Proponents must not electronically alter any portion of downloaded documents with the exception of adding the information requested. To do so will invalidate your bid.
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VPL20190529 653 KB
LIBRARY MATERIAL SELF-SERVE CHECKOUT MACHINE REPLACEMENT
APPENDIX B2 - Service Provider Responsibility Matrix V3.2.1 - 2018
APPENDIX C3 - Library Material Self Serve Checkout Mac
No amendment at this time.
No addendum at this time.
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