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RFx_1682 - Medium Size Passenger Buses (20 to 25 seater)


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 20820335
Tender Name : RFx_1682 - Medium Size Passenger Buses (20 to 25 seater)
Reference # : RFx_1682
Open Date : Monday, 11 March 2019 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Thursday, 4 April 2019 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Department/Business Unit : Procurement
Tender Type : Request for Tenders (RFT)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 25100000 - Motor vehicles
  • Auckland
  • Canterbury
  • Manawatu-Wanganui
  • Marlborough
  • Wellington
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : David Visser
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

NOTE: This Procurement is being managed through SmartProcure.

Refer to the attached "Guide to SmartProcure" on how to access this opportunity. Refer

The SmartProcure RFx reference as follows:
rfx_1682 - Medium Size Passenger Buses (20 to 25 seater)

All inquiries regarding this tender must be in writing through NZDF's SmartProcure message portal.
NZDF will endeavour to respond to all inquiries within two business days.

NZDF wishes to enter into a Standing Offer Contract with a Preferred Supplier for the supply of medium size buses (20 to 25 seater) that will meet NZDF's operational requirements as described in this Request For Tender (RFT).
This is an open competitive tender.

The initial purchase is for two (2) medium size buses with capacity for around 20-25 passengers.
NZDF is proposing a 10 year Standing Offer Contract with the Preferred Supplier, the intent being to purchase 2 buses per year till the current fleet of 14 buses have been replaced.
It must be noted that all future bus purchases are subject to annual budget approval. For clarity, NZDF cannot guarantee year on year bus purchases.
An assessment of bus utilisation within NZDF revealed that buses travel an average of 16,000 km per annum.

NZDF expects to advise Respondents of this tender outcome by 15 Apr 19.
The estimated Standing Offer Contract Commencement Date is 15 Jun 19.
Note: NZDF reserves the right to amend these timeframes at any stage.