updated: item 2
removed from Group 1, added to 3rd Group
updated: items 9, 61, 62 removed
Electrolux is accepting bids for Fasteners for 5 locations.
The term of the
agreement subject to the award herein is for a one (1) year period. Any
award will be secured with a contract which will be based on the content of
Please read this complete ebid, all email notices, and the Sorcity Member
Agreement, in full, so you understand the bid guidelines and are properly
prepared to bid, if your company qualifies and would like to participate.
This is a private ebid and you are being invited amongst a group of selected
Suppliers. It is the objective of Electrolux to further consolidate the
this bid where possible with existing Suppliers. The anticipated start date
for this award is
2014 (supplier lead time dependent), which follows an evaluation beginning
February, 2014 and 4 to 6 weeks of testing as outlined in the Key Dates
Although price is an important element of this award, this is not a
decision. Other considerations include: quality, service-levels,
Buyer's standard terms and conditions, relationship, and testing results.
the bidding ends, the Buyer may contact several low bidders to further
understand their capabilities and additional benefits before an award
is made (see Key Dates below).
To ensure the bid process remains fair, any direct contact
with the Buying Organization regarding this opportunity,
during or after this bid process, until the Buyer contacts
you, will cause you to be in violation of the bid process and be eligible
penalties (see Sorcity Member Agreement).
bid is divided into 2 separate biddable sub-groups
that align with various types of Fasteners. A link to both
sub-groups is included below. You may ONLY bid on the sub-groups for
which you are able to supply ALL products
listed in those sub-groups, and meet all the
terms stated. Preference may be given to suppliers who can bid in both
Please perform honorably. Bids will only be
accepted through this e
Bidding in any other manner, or attempting to sell directly to one of the
Buyer's locations will
disqualify you for this business for the term of the award and will
remove you from good standing with the Buyer and Sorcity for future
We look forward to your
participation and help in maintaining the integrity of this fair and
bid process. Here are the sub-groups to bid:
Please comply with the instructions in
the Bid Notice email you were
sent informing you of this opportunity including any reminders and updates
Due to Supplier optimizations over time, or changes within
process, or other unknown factors, the Supplier should factor in
accommodating a couple of changes during the term, without the
impacting price, provided that the change needed is relatively
the current need. Where the change is not equivalent to the current
the price increases or decreases must be equivalent in discount to
discount provided in this bid and not marked up. Supplier will
transparent analysis to support the change.
Buyer is requesting Bidder's best price in the bid to
allowances, and other incentive programs. The Buyer does not want
other incentive programs in addition to the price, but rather
part of the price bid. This eliminates tracking and auditing of
ancillary programs and provides straightforward pricing.
Item Worksheet: (LIW)
Sorcity is providing you this
Worksheet as one of the bid documents, to list your per unit pricing,
which will automatically calculate the "Total" bid price. Only the
from the Worksheet may be entered as your bid in the online
Event. Do not
attempt to enter line item prices online or your bid will be
The estimated quantities listed in the Line Item Worksheet are one
totals, and are expected to be the minimum purchasing requirements
the next year, based on forecasted market demand.
Please be sure to save the Line Item Worksheet to your desktop
and then use it to work up your Bid. This will allow you to promptly
this worksheet once the bidding ends.
Please follow the instructions including filling in all items
green such as your Dun & Bradstreet number and Unit Prices where
it is part of this bid package.
In order to mitigate mistakes and ensure that the ebid
Bid value accommodates your pricing, you must email your initial
the Line Item Worksheet to Sorcity at least 2-days in advance of
your opening bids online per the Key Dates below
YOUR COMPLETED LINE ITEM WORKSHEET IS A REQUIREMENT AND
MUST BE RETURNED TO
SORCITY WITHIN (1) HOUR AFTER THE BID ENDS, regardless of your bid
Failure to do so may render your bid unacceptable and invoke
If you are bidding on both sub-groups, work up your pricing as if
be awarded both. This does not guarantee
that you will be awarded both sub-groups bid, but will provide the
the most competitive pricing should they award you both.
In the event that the Buyer is unable or elects not to award you
both, you may enter a Percent Markup where noted, if needed.
In addition to the 2
sub-groups, there is a section at the bottom of the Line Item
which contains additional Fasteners in which the Buyer would like to
your pricing. These items are part of the ebid and may be
conjunction with the 2 sub-groups, or awarded separately at a later
The Buyer prefers to award as many of these items to one supplier as
possible, however they may be awarded individually and are not
a part of your online bid.
The award fulfillment is based on the awarded Supplier shipping
100% of the
Fastener orders placed by Electrolux for awarded parts and
over 1 year period.
Buyer reserves the right to cancel the award at any point if
quality and delivery performance jeopardizes Buyer's operations and
to conduct business as usual.
KEY DATES: Anticipated for Award (U.S. Time)
Press each Will-Bid to confirm
I confirm I have read and meet
all terms and
Will-Bid Event #4739 - Screws-1
I confirm I have read and meet
all terms and
Will-Bid Event #4740 -
Suppliers must be registered
All clarifying questions should
Supplier to send Sorcity initial
Receive Access Code and place
Final bids due for Event
#4739 - Screws-1
Final bids due for Event
Supplier to send Line Item
Buyer will contact low bid
Samples due from requested
3/5 - 4/16
Buyer to conduct testing
Buyer will award to best
Sorcity is committed to
following the Institute for Supply Management's Ethics Guidelines for
procurement and has therefore implemented the following bid guidelines to
all suppliers are treated fairly. Please comply with the following or you
disqualified from bidding on this opportunity.
questions or exceptions should be entered above through the [View &
Ask Questions] button.
Answers will be posted, shortly thereafter, for all Suppliers to
If you need to speak
directly to a representative, please call Sorcity at (214-718-
direct contact with Buyer, regarding this bid, is prohibited
and may result in immediate disqualification to participate in this
By placing a bid in
this ebid, you represent that your firm agrees to all terms, stated in the
Sorcity Member Agreement, and all content, terms, and conditions contained
this document, except for any exception Sorcity, or the Buyer, may grant
writing, or on the Question & Answer page linked above.
understands that no assumptions are to be made, and that content, or
not contained in this e
do not apply, unless approved in writing by the
Buyer and Sorcity.
This bid must be
honored for the duration of your discussions with the purchasing
per the terms stated in the e
bid. If you are unable to honor
this bid at any time, you MUST cease discussions with the Buyer and notify
Sorcity. Please read the Sorcity Member Agreement regarding not honoring
bid and any associated penalty
of Conduct is applicable at all Electrolux locations and
compliance is required of suppliers (Click link to review)
12-month Order History is being
provided so that you have more information on which to base your bid more
accurately. However, it should be noted this is not a commitment to order
exact quantities or types of Fasteners per month but is an
example of how the Buyer has ordered in the past.
Payment Terms: You must
provide the same Payment Terms as you currently have contracted with
Maximum weight for any box or
package of Fasteners must not exceed 30 pounds.
The quantity of Fasteners
included in a single box or package must be divisible by 12. For example,
the quantity per box might be 12, or 24, or 120, etc.
Buyer may require testing of
all items before an official order will be made which may take up to 6 months. The Buyer will contact those
Suppliers that appear to be the best fit to request samples in order to
begin testing, per the Key Date above.
Buyer will may require
testing, PPAPs, trial runs, and other evaluation of all items before an
official order will be made, unless you currently provide an item awarded to
your firm, in which case it can be awarded by February 2014. Testing may
take up to 6 months. The Buyer will contact those Suppliers that appear to
be the best fit to request samples. In order to begin testing, per the Key
Date above. Buyer may also require a successful quality and financial audit
before an official order will be made.
For changes to parts that are
needed during the award term, market comparisons may be made by the Buyer to
confirm any price change is reasonable and in line with bid pricing. If the
awarded Supplier's price for a change is not in line with this market
comparison, it can be grounds for award termination based on Supplier
Awarded Supplier agrees to
provide additional cost reduction support throughout the term of the award,
addressed preferably quarterly.
Awarded Supplier must honor
their bid prices, per the terms stated until August 2015.
We appreciate your
participation in this ebid opportunity!