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RFQ/016/TLS/2018 Pest Control Services (extended till 13-11-2018)
Procurement Process :RFQ - Request for quotation
Office :UNDP Country Office - TIMOR LESTE
Deadline :13-Nov-18
Posted on :09-Oct-18
Development Area :SERVICESSERVICES
Reference Number :50529
Link to Atlas Project :
Non-UNDP Project
Documents :
RFQ016TLS2018
Overview :

Dear Sir / Madam:

 

We kindly request you to submit your quotation for Pest Control Service  as detailed in Annex 1 of this RFQ.  When preparing your quotation, please be guided by the form attached hereto as Annex 2. 

Quotations may be submitted on or before November 13, 2018 and via (choose appropriate box) e-mail,courier mail or facsimile to the address below:

 

United Nations Development Programme

Registry of UNDP at UN House, Caicoli Street

Attn. of Mr. Claudio Providas, Country Director

bids.tp@undp.org 

 

                Quotations submitted by email must be limited to a maximum of 5 MB, virus-free and no more than 5 email transmissions.  They must be free from any form of virus or corrupted contents, or the quotations shall be rejected. 

 

It shall remain your responsibility to ensure that your quotation will reach the address above on or before the deadline.  Quotations that are received by UNDP after the deadline indicated above, for whatever reason, shall not be considered for evaluation.  If you are submitting your quotation by email, kindly ensure that they are signed and in the .pdf format, and free from any virus or corrupted files.

               

Please take note of the following requirements and conditions pertaining to the supply of the above mentioned good/s:

 

 

Delivery Terms

[INCOTERMS 2010]

(Pls. link this to price schedule)


N/A

Customs clearance[1], if needed, shall be done by:

N/A

Exact Address/es of Delivery Location/s (identify all, if multiple)

UNDP Timor-Leste,
UN House, Caicoli Street,
P.O Box 008 Dili,
Timor-Leste

UNDP Preferred Freight Forwarder, if any[2]

N/A

 

Distribution of shipping documents (if using freight forwarder)

N/A

 

Latest Expected Delivery Date and Time(if delivery time exceeds this, quote may be rejected by UNDP)

45 days from the issuance of the Purchase Order (PO)

As per Delivery Schedule (see Annex 1- TOR)

 

 

Delivery Schedule

Required

Not Required

 

Packing Requirements

N/A

 

Mode of Transport

 AIR

LAND

SEA

OTHER  Vendor’s own transport

 

Preferred

Currency of Quotation[3]

United States Dollars

Euro

Local Currency : [pls. specify]

Value Added Tax on Price Quotation[4]

Must be inclusive of VAT and other applicable indirect taxes

Must be exclusive of VAT and other applicable indirect taxes

After-sales services required

 

N/A

Deadline for the Submission of Quotation

COB, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 17:00pm; GMT+9

 

 

All documentations, including catalogs, instructions and operating manuals, shall be in this language

English       

French    

Spanish    

Others[pls. specify, including dialects, if needed]

 

 

 

Documents to be submitted[5]

Duly Accomplished Form as provided in Annex 2, and in accordance with the requirements in Annex 1;

A statement whether any import or export licenses are required in respect of the goods to be purchased including any restrictions on the country of origin, use/dual use nature of goods or services, including and disposition to end users;

Confirmation that licenses of this nature have been obtained in the past and an expectation of obtaining all the necessary licenses should the quotation be selected;

Quality Certificates (ISO, etc.);

Latest Business Registration Certificate ;

Latest Internal Revenue Certificate / Tax Clearance;

Manufacturer’s Authorization of the Company as a Sales Agent (if Supplier is not the manufacturer);

Certificate of Exclusive Distributorship in the country (if applicable, and if Supplier is not the manufacturer);

Evidence/Certification of Environmental Sustainability (“Green” Standards) of the Company or the Product being supplied;

Complete documentation, information and declaration of any goods classified or may be classified as “Dangerous Goods”.

Patent Registration Certificates (if any of technologies submitted in the quotation is patented by the Supplier);

Written Self-Declaration of not being included in the UN Security Council 1267/1989 list, UN Procurement Division List or other UN Ineligibility List;

Others      

 

Period of Validity of Quotes starting the Submission Date

60 days

90 days         

120 days

In exceptional circumstances, UNDP may request the Vendor to extend the validity of the Quotation beyond what has been initially indicated in this RFQ.   The Proposal shall then confirm the extension in writing, without any modification whatsoever on the Quotation. 

Partial Quotes

N/A

 

Payment Terms[6]

 In monthly installments paid within 30 days upon satisfactory acceptance of report and original invoice.

Others [pls. specify]

 

Liquidated Damages

 

N/A

 

Evaluation Criteria

[check as many as applicable]

 

Technical responsiveness/Full compliance to requirements and lowest price[7]

 Comprehensiveness of after-sales services

Full acceptance of the PO/Contract General Terms and Conditions[this is a mandatory criteria and cannot be deleted regardless of the nature of services required]

Earliest Delivery / Shortest Lead Time[8]

Others:

 

UNDP will award to:

 

 

One and only one supplier

One or more Supplier, depending on the following factors:[Clarify fully how and why will this be achieved.  Please do not choose this option without indicating the parameters for awarding to multiple Suppliers]

 

Type of Contract to be Signed

 

Purchase Order

Long-Term Agreement[9](if LTA will be signed, specify the document that will trigger the call-off.  E.g., PO, etc.)

Other Type/s of Contract: Institutional Contract

 

Special conditions of Contract

 

Cancellation of PO/Contract if the delivery/completion is delayed by 14 days

Others [pls. specify]

 

Conditions for Release of Payment

 

Passing Inspection[specify method, if possible]

Complete Installation

Passing all Testing [specify standard, if possible]

Completion of Training on Operation and Maintenance[specify no. of trainees, and location of training, if possible

Written Acceptance of Goods based on full compliance with  RFQ requirements

Others Satisfactory acceptance of monthly report approved by Common Premise Manager

 

Annexes to this RFQ[10]

 

Specifications of the services Required (Annex 1 TOR)

Form for Submission of Quotation (Annex 2)

General Terms and Conditions for Services (Annex 3). 

Others [pls. specify, if any]

 

Non-acceptance of the terms of the General Terms and Conditions (GTC) shall be grounds for disqualification from this procurement process.

 

Contact Person/Address for Inquiries

(Written inquiries only)[11]

 

Procurement Unit

procurement.staff.tp@undp.org

Any delay in UNDP’s response shall be not used as a reason for extending the deadline for submission, unless UNDP determines that such an extension is necessary and communicates a new deadline to the Proposers.

 

Goods offered shall be reviewed based on completeness and compliance of the quotation with the minimum specifications described above and any other annexes providing details of UNDP requirements.

 

The quotation that complies with all of the specifications, requirements and offers the lowest price, as well as all other evaluation criteria indicated, shall be selected.  Any offer that does not meet the requirements shall be rejected.

 

Any discrepancy between the unit price and the total price (obtained by multiplying the unit price and quantity) shall be re-computed by UNDP.  The unit price shall prevail and the total price shall be corrected.  If the supplier does not accept the final price based on UNDP’s re-computation and correction of errors, its quotation will be rejected. 

 

After UNDP has identified the lowest price offer, UNDP reserves the right to award the contract based only on the prices of the goods in the event that the transportation cost (freight and insurance) is found to be higher than UNDP’s own estimated cost if sourced from its own freight forwarder and insurance provider.

 

At any time during the validity of the quotation, no price variation due to escalation, inflation, fluctuation in exchange rates, or any other market factors shall be accepted by UNDP after it has received the quotation.At the time of award of Contract or Purchase Order, UNDP reserves the right to vary (increase or decrease) the quantity of services and/or goods, by up to a maximum twenty five per cent (25%) of the total offer, without any change in the unit price or other terms and conditions. 

 

Any Purchase Order that will be issued as a result of this RFQ shall be subject to the General Terms and Conditions attached hereto.  The mere act of submission of a quotation implies that the vendor accepts without question the General Terms and Conditions of UNDP herein attached as Annex 3.

 

UNDP is not bound to accept any quotation, nor award a contract/Purchase Order, nor be responsible for any costs associated with a Supplier’s preparation and submission of a quotation, regardless of the outcome or the manner of conducting the selection process.

 

                Please be advised that UNDP’s vendor protest procedure is intended to afford an opportunity to appeal for persons or firms not awarded a purchase order or contract in a competitive procurement process. In the event that you believe you have not been fairly treated, you can find detailed information about vendor protest procedures in the following link: http://www.undp.org/procurement/protest.shtml.

               

UNDP encourages every prospective Vendor to avoid and prevent conflicts of interest, by disclosing to UNDP if you, or any of your affiliates or personnel, were involved in the preparation of the requirements, design, specifications, cost estimates, and other information used in this RFQ. 

 

UNDP implements a zero tolerance on fraud and other proscribed practices, and is committed to identifying and addressing all such acts and practices against UNDP, as well as third parties involved in UNDP activities.  UNDP expects its suppliers to adhere to the UN Supplier Code of Conduct found in this link : http://www.un.org/depts/ptd/pdf/conduct_english.pdf

 

Thank you and we look forward to receiving your quotation.

 

 

 

Sincerely yours,

 

[1]Must be linked to INCO Terms chosen.

[2]Depends on INCO Terms.The suggestion to use a UNDP preferred courier is only for purposes of familiarity with procedures and documentary requirements applicable to the UNDP when clearing with customs.

[3] Local vendors must comply with any applicable laws regarding doing business in other currencies.  Conversion of  currency into the UNDP preferred currency, if the offer is quoted differently from what is required, shall be based only on UN Operational Exchange Rate prevailing at the time of UNDP’s issuance of Purchase Order.

[4]This must be reconciled with the INCO Terms required by the RFQ.  Furthermore, VAT exemption status varies from one country to another.  Pls. tick whatever is applicable to the UNDP CO/BU requiring the goods.

[5]First 2 items in this list are mandatory for the supply of imported goods

[6]UNDP preference is not to pay advanced amount upon signing of contract.  If vendor strictly requires advanced payment, it will be limited only up to 20% of the total price quoted.  For any higher percentage, or advanced payment of $30,000 or higher, UNDP shall require the vendor to submit a bank guarantee or bank checque payable to UNDP, in the same amount as the advanced payment made by UNDP to the vendor.

[7]UNDP reserves the right not to award the contract to the lowest priced offer, if the second lowest price among the responsive offer is found to be significantly more superior, and the price is higher than the lowest priced compliant offer by not more than 10%, and the budget can sufficiently cover the price difference.  The term “more superior” as used in this provision shall refer to offers that have exceeded the pre-determined requirements established in the specifications.

[8]This shall be used for time-critical and/or exigentrequirements  (e.g., post-crisis emergencies, elections, etc.).

[9] Minimum of one (1) year period and may be extended up to a maximum of three (3) years subject to satisfactory performance evaluation

[10] Where the information is available in the web, a URL for the information may simply be provided.

[11]This contact person and address is officially designated by UNDP.  If inquiries are sent to other person/s or address/es, even if they are UNDP staff, UNDP shall have no obligation to respond nor can UNDP confirm that the query was received.