|Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) is giving notice of its intent to award a contract to Absolute Logistics LLC. as a result of the Invitation for Bid Hospital Supplies - Statewide (Rebid) issued under this reference number 226939 as outlined within the bid document.|
Award is being given to the single bidder (Absolute Logistics who was found to be responsive and responsible, offering a fair and reasonable price for 36 lines (Lines 29, 31, 38-40, 52, 56, 58-62, 64, 73, 75-76, 78-79, 83-84, 94-96, 99-100, 109-112, 114-115, 119-120, 122-125, 127, 129-131, 133-134, 136, 140, 143-144, 147-148, 152-153 and 185). All other lines were deemed too high and will be rebid.
Eight other bidders submitted bids, however, five vendors did not submit BEP plans and were disqualified, One did not answer the Iran disclosure question and was disqualified. Two bidders submitted BEP plans, but their bids were rejected as not an acceptable "good faith effort".
The rebid procurement had a BEP goal of 6%.
Contract start date is an estimate. Actual start date will be no sooner than last signature on contract or execution, whichever occurs last. In no event shall it be prior to all procurement requirements having been met.