ITB & Schedule Forklift

Agency: Tennessee Education Lottery
State: Tennessee
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 333924 - Industrial Truck, Tractor, Trailer, and Stacker Machinery Manufacturing
  • 423830 - Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
Posted Date: May 14, 2019
Due Date: May 29, 2019
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ITB & Schedule Forklift

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Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
Forklift
Invitation to Bid
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TENNESSEE EDUCATION LOTTERY CORPORATION
Invitation to Bid
A. PURPOSE
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (“TEL”) is soliciting bids for the following
services and/or products:
FORKLIFT
B. GENERAL INFORMATION AND SCHEDULE
This ITB has been issued on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Questions and requests for clarifications
relating to this ITB must be directed to the TEL’s Contract Compliance Coordinator. The Contract
Compliance Coordinator is to be the sole point of contact at the TEL in connection with this ITB
for potential contractors or vendors, effective with the date of release of this ITB and until a
contractor or vendor is selected to provide the above referenced goods. Contact with any
representative of the TEL, other than the Contract Compliance Coordinator, will result in
disqualification. Bids are to be delivered to the attention of Rhonda Frost, Contract Compliance
Coordinator at the following address:
Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
26 Century Boulevard, Suite 200
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: 615-324-6669
Facsimile: 615-324-6537
Email: procurement@tnlottery.com
Written questions and requests for clarifications must be received by the Contract Compliance
Coordinator by 3:00 pm C.T. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Written questions may be submitted by
email, facsimile, metered mail, or hand delivery. Questions and requests for clarification received
after 3:00 pm C.T. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, will not be accepted, reviewed, or responded to.
Responses to these inquiries will be posted on the TEL’s website under ForkliftITB, Schedule,
Questions and Answersno later than 5:00 pm C.T. on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The TEL
reserves the right to change any dates contained in this ITB. Any changes to this ITB or its
schedule will be posted to the TEL’s website.
Delivery of three (3) copies of the response to this ITB is due no later than 3:00 p.m. C.T. on
Wednesday, May 29, 2019. One copy must be with original signatures. Bids may be delivered by
mail, courier or in person. An authorized representative of your organization must complete and
sign Exhibit A and Exhibit B.
C. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
Forklift
Invitation to Bid
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The TEL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, or
disability in connection with employment of any person, or the award of any contract with the
TEL.
The TEL will provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national
origin, or disability, by requiring that any firm doing business with the TEL provide equal
opportunity to persons and businesses employed by, or contracting with the supplier of products
and services to the TEL.
D. MINORITY PARTICIPATION
It is an overall objective of the TEL to encourage involvement by minority contractors and
suppliers in business activities generated by the TEL, while assuring that such activities will be
conducted in accordance with all applicable laws. Furthermore, in accordance with the
Tennessee Education Lottery Implementation Law, it is the declared policy and intent of the TEL
to strive to maximize participation of minority owned businesses to achieve a minimum
participation of fifteen percent (15%) through all business contracting opportunities.
Firms interested in doing business with the TEL are required to complete EBO Form C Minority-
Owned Business Utilization Plan attached here as Exhibit B, and submit with the bid response.
E. NON-EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS
The TEL does not intend to grant any entity the exclusive rights to provide all equipment,
materials, and services required by the TEL during the period covered by any contract resulting
from this ITB.
F. ACCEPTANCE
The TEL reserves the right to accept or to reject any and all bid responses, and to negotiate with
any or all vendor(s) in any manner necessary to serve the TEL’s best interests. The TEL further
reserves the right not to award this bid.
G. COSTS OF PROPOSALS
The TEL is not responsible or liable for any of the costs incurred by any contractor in preparing
and/or submitting a proposal pursuant to this ITB.
H. SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
Forklift
Invitation to Bid
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The TEL is seeking bids for the purchase of a Forklift with the following minimum
specifications:
Forklift Specifications
Condition:
New or Used
Quantity:
One (1)
Type:
Sit-Down Rider
Power Type:
Electric
Load Capacity:
3,000 lbs.
Reach Height:
18’
Forks:
36” x 4” x 1.5” (standard)
Tire:
Solid
Safety Equipment:
Audible travel alarm, flashing lights when
moving.
Warranty:
Please provide standard warranty
information on coverage.
Warehouse Details
Max Mast Height
28’6”
Dock Door Height
10’
Bidders may submit a bid for a Forklift that exceeds these minimum specifications. Bids are to
include a list of all features included in pricing, as well as sales tax, dealer delivery schedule, and
prompt pay discounts, if applicable.
I. OTHER
Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
Forklift
Invitation to Bid
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Shipping: The vehicle will be delivered to the Tennessee Education Lottery, 3011 Centre Pointe
Drive, La Vergne, TN 37086.
In the event delivered vehicle is deemed unsatisfactory by the TEL for craftsmanship,
product misrepresentation, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, the
successful bidder will be responsible for all costs and to replace the vehicle in a reasonable
and agreed upon delivery timeframe.
Please use the Bid Form when submitting a bid for this ITB. Bidder will include all fees required
to acquire and to deliver the product. All fees and costs shall be good for 90 days from date bids
are due.
Categories Evaluated:
Pricing
Delivery timeframe and delivery date
Product
Service years
ITB compliance
Prior history as a vendor with the TEL
EXHIBIT A
Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
Forklift
Invitation to Bid
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TENNESSEE EDUCATION LOTTERY CORPORATION
BID
We propose to furnish and deliver any and all of the deliverables and services named in the
Invitation to Bid (“ITB”) for Forklift. The terms offered herein shall apply for the period of time
stated in the ITB.
We further agree to strictly abide by all of the terms and conditions contained in the ITB and the
Tennessee Education Lottery Implementation Law, as amended from time to time. Any
exceptions are noted in writing and included with our bid response.
It is understood and agreed that we have read the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation’s
specifications shown or referenced in the ITB and that this bid is made in accordance with the
provisions of such specifications. By our written signature on this bid, I guarantee and certify
that all items included in this bid meet or exceed any and all of the TEL specifications. We
further agree, if awarded a contract, to deliver goods and services that meet or exceed the
specifications and to complete and submit Exhibit B (EBO Form C) if not submitted with this
bid.
BID SIGNATURE AND CERTIFICATION
(Authorized representative must sign and return with bid)
I certify that this bid is made without prior understanding, agreement, or connection with any
corporation, firm, or person submitting a proposal for the same materials, supplies, equipment, or
services and is in all respects fair and without collusion or fraud. I understand collusive bidding
is a violation of State and Federal Law and can result in fines, prison sentences and civil damage
awards. I understand and agree to abide by all conditions of the ITB and certify that I am
authorized to sign this bid for the responding contractor or vendor.
Date:
_____________________________________________
Authorized Signature:
_____________________________________________
Print Name:
_____________________________________________
Title:
_____________________________________________
Company Name:
_____________________________________________
NOTE: PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL REQUIRED SIGNATURE BLOCKS ARE
COMPLETED. FAILURE TO SIGN THIS FORM AND INCLUDE IT WITH YOUR
BID WILL RESULT IN REJECTION OF YOUR BID.

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