|Tender Reference:||ASPIRE 008-2012|
SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF OFFICE STATIONERY
Aspire, registered as the Amathole Economic Development Agency, is a state – owned company (SOC) and is wholly owned by the Amathole District Municipality. Our vision is to be a pioneer in the stimulation of spatial economic development.
Aspire’s vision is to be a pioneer in the stimulation of spatial economic development. We are positioned as a “trusted advisor, stimulator and partner in the regional economic environment” and our mission is to stimulate locality development, with the objective of regenerating small town economies. We believe that the regeneration of decaying small towns will enhance their ability to contribute to the economy of the Amathole Region, and will improve the quality of life of its residents.
The purpose of this tender is to procure office stationery and consumables as and when needed to meet the needs of Aspire and its staff. The office stationery and consumables quoted on by the bidder must be in line with Aspire’s quality standards.
Tender documents and detailed terms of reference can be requested from Ms Flicker Tiso, Supply Chain. Tenderers to please note that there is no compulsory briefing session for this tender, and all queries and requests for information are to be addressed in writing to the project manager, Ms Sandisiwe Nobongoza (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Aspire Supply Chain Management Policy will apply to adjudication of the tender using the 80/20 point system, as well as the Broad – Based Black Economic Empowerment (BB-BEE) model. The points will be allocated according to the following:
Price 80 points
BB-BEE Contribution Level 20 points
In addition to the above, the following minimum criteria must be satisfied:
•All tenders must be submitted with a current BEE certificate, issued by a certified verification agency, as failure to do so will result in nil points being scored for BB-BEE contribution level. If applicable, exempt micro-enterprises to provide letters from registered accountants / auditors confirming their status levels, else nil points will be awarded for BB-BEE.
•All tables in the bid document to be completed in full, as failure to do so will be reflected in the allocation of points during tender evaluation
•All tenders to be submitted with a valid original copy of a SARS tax clearance certificate
Failure to meet these minimum criteria will result in the tender being considered non-responsive and therefore not considered for award of the contract.
Completed tender documents must be delivered to the Aspire reception situated at 6 Princes Road, Vincent, East London not later than Wednesday, the 1st August, on or before 16h30.
Tenders which are late, incomplete, unsigned or submitted by fax or electronically, will not be accepted.