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Service Dress Shoes for New Zealand Defence Force

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RFx ID : 18548303
Tender Name : Service Dress Shoes for New Zealand Defence Force
Reference # :
Open Date : Friday, 7 April 2017 8:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Friday, 12 May 2017 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Workwear Group
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 53000000 - Apparel and Luggage and Personal Care Products
Regions:
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Giao Cudrakova
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Overview

What we need:
Workwear Group (WWG) has a requirement for the supply of Service Dress shoes for the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel. This Request for Proposal (RFP) aims to look for improvements upon the current supplied product, ranging from enhanced comfort, quality, style modernisation, right through to rationalisation.
These shoes are standard issue items and all personnel will be wearing them for day to day office duties or ceremonial activities. They are an essential part of the uniform dress.

What we don’t want:
Respondents that do not have the capacity to deliver the requested product, all Pre-conditions and Mandatory Requirements are to be met prior to being submitted for consideration.

What’s important to us?
NZDF are looking for the best overall value, for the whole of life of the product. The product offering will need to be supported by a stable, reliable Respondent who has the capability and capacity to work with both WWG and NZDF to ensure a maximum outcome for the personnel at all times.

Why should you bid?
This is a unique opportunity to RFP for this business and supply a product that is considered an essential piece of uniform for all the personnel at NZDF.

Workwear Group (WWG) have been the Prime Vendor to the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) Clothing Contract since 1999, and on behalf of the NZDF procure as the Prime Vendor. We provide work wear and uniform solutions to a large range of organisations. We offer total supply chain management solutions and manage the NZDF’s supply of apparel, footwear and associated personal support items.
There are approximately 9,000 regular service people with an additional 2,200 reserve forces located on approximately nine camps and bases, but also deployed elsewhere nationally and internationally. These numbers are split across the three Services; Navy, Army and Air Force.
“The Workwear Group” business, formerly registered as Pacific Brands Holdings (NZ) Limited was acquired by Wesfarmers Industrial & Safety NZ Limited and now trades as “Workwear Group”.

-NOI Rfx18372464
-Load all RFP Responses onto GETS
-All Q&As will be managed only on the GETS site, questions received outside of this forum will not be answered
- Offer Validity period is twelve months