Warehousing Transportation Srvcs For Western Pa

Agency: State Government of Pennsylvania
State: Pennsylvania
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 484121 - General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Truckload
  • 493110 - General Warehousing and Storage
Posted Date: May 11, 2020
Due Date: Aug 28, 2020
Solicitation No: 20191104
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Department for this solicitation: Procurement
Date Prepared: 05/11/20 Types: RFP
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Solicitation/Project#: 20191104 Solicitation/Project Title: Warehousing & Transportation Srvcs for Western PA
Description: The PLCB is the Commonwealth’s wholesaler and primary retailer of wine and spirits and the agency responsible for regulatory control of beverage alcohol in Pennsylvania. As such, the PLCB seeks a third-party logistics (3PL) specialist to provide warehousing and transportation services to support more than 200 Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores (“FW&GS”) and 70 licensees in western Pennsylvania receiving direct shipment of wines, spirits and accessories, as well as limited shipments of non-alcohol merchandise. The Offeror will be solely responsible for the acquisition and management of a distribution center (“DC”) located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania to manage the receipt, storage and order fulfillment of merchandise on behalf of the PLCB. The Offeror will also be expected to provide for and manage transportation from an Allegheny County facility to designated store and licensee locations in western Pennsylvania.
Department Information
Department/Agency: Liquor Control Board Delivery Location:
County: Statewide Duration: 12 years
Contact Information
First Name: Joshua Last Name: Greene
Phone Number:
(XXX-XXX-XXXX)
717-547-3574 Email: josgreene@pa.gov
Solicitation Information
Bids must be received by the purchasing agency on the Solicitation Due Date no later than the Solicitation Due Time as set forth in the solicitation. Any conflict between the dates and/or times contained in the solicitation itself or its attachments and this advertisement shall be resolved in favor of the solicitation.

Solicitation Start Date: 05/11/20
Solicitation Due Date: 08/28/20 Solicitation Due Time: 1:00 PM
Solicitation Opening Date: 08/28/20 Solicitation Opening Time: 1:15 PM
Opening Location: Rfp Openings Are Not Public
No. of Addendums: 0
Amended Date: 05/11/20
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Original Files
RFP 20191104 Warehousing and Transportation Services for Western PA with Appendices.pdf
Appendix A- Proposal Cover.doc
Appendix B - Corporate Signatory.doc
Appendix C - Iran Free Procurement Certification Form.docx
Appendix D- Trade Secret.docx
Appendix E- Cost Submittal.xlsx
Appendix F SDB and SB Participation Submittal and LOI.docx
Appendix G - Model SDB Subcontractor Agreement.docx
Appendix N- Bailment Program.docx
Appendix O - Equipment Detail Template.xlsx




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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR
WAREHOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
FOR WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
ISSUING OFFICE
PENNSYLVANIA LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD
BUREAU OF PURCHASING AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
ROOM 312, NORTHWEST OFFICE BUILDING
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA 17124
RFP NUMBER: 20191104
DATE OF ISSUANCE
May 11, 2020
i
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR
WAREHOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
FOR WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
iv
Part I – GENERAL INFORMATION
1
Part II – CRITERIA SELECTION
10
Part III – TECHNICAL SUBMITTAL
15
Part IV – COST SUBMITTAL
26
Part V – SMALL DIVERSE BUSINESS AND SMALL BUSINESS
28
PARTICIPATION SUBMITTAL
Part VI – CONTRACT
33
ii
APPENDICES
APPENDIX A, PROPOSAL COVER SHEET
APPENDIX B, CORPORATE SIGNATORY DELEGATION AUTHORIZATION FORM
APPENDIX C, IRAN FREE PROCUREMENT CERTIFICATION
APPENDIX D, TRADE SECRET CONFIDENTIAL PROPRIETARY INFORMATION
NOTICE FORM
APPENDIX E, COST SUBMITTAL
APPENDIX F, SMALL DIVERSE BUSINESS AND SMALL BUSINESS
PARTICIPATION SUBMITTAL FORM AND LETTER OF INTENT
APPENDIX G, MODEL FORM OF SMALL DIVERSE BUSINESS AND SMALL
BUSINESS SUBCONTRACT AGREEMENT
APPENDIX H, CURRENT OPERATIONS SUMMARY
APPENDIX I, WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA SERVICE REGION
APPENDIX J, SERVICE/OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
APPENDIX K, DISTRIBUTION CENTER FACILITY REQUIREMENTS
APPENDIX L, WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS AND
REQUIREMENTS
APPENDIX M, REQUIRED REPORTS AND DOCUMENTS
APPENDIX N, BAILMENT PROGRAM
APPENDIX O, EQUIPMENT DETAIL TEMPLATE
APPENDIX P, KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS AND SERVICE LEVELS
iii
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The Commonwealth will make every effort to adhere to the following schedule:
Activity
Responsibility
Questions pertaining to this RFP can be submitted as they
arise via e-mail to Issuing Officer Joshua Greene at
josgreene@pa.gov from the date of issuance up to, and
including, this date and time.
Answers to questions from Potential Offerors will be posted
on an ongoing basis to the Department of General Services
eMarketplace website at
http://www.emarketplace.state.pa.us/Search.aspx with final
posting no later than this date.
Potential
Offerors
Issuing Office
Date
All questions
must be
submitted by
12:00PM ET on
June 3, 2020
All answers will
be provided by
5:00PM ET on
June 19, 2020
Please monitor website for all communications regarding the
RFP.
Potential
Offerors
Regularly until
proposal due
date.
Sealed proposal must be received by the Issuing Office at:
Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Purchasing and
Contract Administration, Room 312 Northwest Office
Building, Harrisburg, PA 17124
Offerors
Proposals must
be received at
PLCB by
1:00PM ET on
August 28, 2020
iv
PART I
GENERAL INFORMATION
I-1. Purpose. This request for proposals (“RFP”) provides to those interested in submitting
proposals for the subject procurement (“Offerors”) sufficient information to enable them
to prepare and submit proposals for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s (“PLCB”)
consideration on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (“Commonwealth”) to
satisfy a need for a third-party logistics provider (“3PL”) to provide “Warehousing and
Transportation Services for Western Pennsylvania” (“Project”). This RFP contains
instructions governing the requested proposals, including the requirements for the
information and material to be included; a description of the service to be provided;
requirements which Offerors must meet to be eligible for consideration; general evaluation
criteria; and other requirements specific to this RFP.
I-2. Issuing Office. The PLCB (“Issuing Office”) has issued this RFP on behalf of the
Commonwealth. The sole point of contact in the Commonwealth for this RFP shall be
Joshua Greene, Purchasing and Contracting Administration Division, Room 312
Northwest Office Building, Harrisburg, PA 17124, josgreene@pa.gov, who is the Issuing
Officer for this RFP. Please refer all inquiries to the Issuing Officer.
I-3. Overview of Project. The PLCB is the Commonwealth’s wholesaler and primary retailer
of wine and spirits and the agency responsible for regulatory control of beverage alcohol
in Pennsylvania. As such, the PLCB seeks a 3PL specialist to provide warehousing and
transportation services – with full operations beginning March 1, 2022 for a term of 12
years, with the potential for additional extension terms – to support more than 200 Fine
Wine & Good Spirits stores (“FW&GS”) and 70 licensees in western Pennsylvania
receiving direct shipment of wines, spirits and accessories, as well as limited shipments of
non-alcohol merchandise.
I-4. Objectives.
A. General. The PLCB seeks a 3PL specialist to provide both warehousing and delivery
services. The Offeror will be solely responsible for the acquisition and management of
a distribution center (“DC”) located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania to manage the
receipt, storage and order fulfillment of merchandise on behalf of the PLCB. The
Offeror will also be expected to provide for and manage transportation from an
Allegheny County facility to designated store and licensee locations in western
Pennsylvania.
B. Specific. The PLCB wishes to accomplish the following specific objectives as
efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, relying on the expertise, leadership,
financial stability and innovation of the Selected Offeror:
1. Warehouse and safeguard inventory of alcohol and non-alcohol merchandise in a
DC located in Allegheny County.
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