End Time changed to earlier (See Key Dates below or Time Remaining above)
Addendum 3 Added (see link below)
Addendum 4 Added (see link below)
Aug2019 - Volume Breakdown by Campus Added (see link below)
Aug2019 - Volume Breakdown by Department Added (see link below)
Addendum 2 Added (see link below)
Addendum 1 Added (see link below)
Leander Independent School District is conducting a reverse auction for
Multi-Function Devices (MFD) for their schools
and administrative buildings.
The agreement(s) resulting from this solicitation will be in effect from the
date of award through 7/31/2026. Please read this complete summary,
the attached (linked below) Multi-Function Device & Document Print Center
Solution RFP document, all email notices, and the Sorcity Member
Agreement, in full, so you understand the auction guidelines and are properly
prepared to respond with a complete and accurate offer if your company
qualifies and would like to gain this business.
The Buyer would like to award to a vendor(s) who is able to provide the products
and quality and service-levels outlined in the RFP documentation. Leander ISD will review
Proposals and their relative benefits to Leander ISD and decide how to award in
the best interests of Leander ISD.
This is a district-wide program. All locations will
purchase through this award, which should provide assurance to the awarded
vendor that the dollar value awarded is intended to be met. Although price is an important element of this award, this is not a price-only
decision. Other factors to be considered are outlined in the RFP document.
In addition to the quantity and scope of printing needs
listed in this bid, Leander ISD is also currently scheduled to open a new school
each year, for the next 10 years. This additional volume should be
factored in your bid.
Please read this complete summary,
the attached (linked below) Multi-Function Device Solution document, all
email notices, and the Sorcity Member Agreement, in full, so you understand the
reverse auction guidelines and are properly prepared to respond with a complete
and accurate offer if your company qualifies and would like to gain this
KEY DATES: Anticipated for Award (U.S. Central Time)
You may view this in your
time zone from your Supplier Steps page.
Confirm your intent to bid
Provide Approval Contacts
Register with Sorcity (no cost to join)
Attend Buyer's Pre-Proposal Meeting
Enter questions or request exceptions online
Send Sorcity Initial Line Item Worksheet Pricing
Wait for Access to Bid
Return final Line Item Worksheet
Final bid due for Event #4882 - Multi-Function Device Solution
Proposal Due Date
Buyer will contact low bidders
Buyer will award to best qualified Supplier
To ensure the reverse auction bid process remains fair, any direct contact with
the Buying Organization regarding this opportunity, during or after this bid
process, except where permitted, will cause you to be in violation of the bid
process and be eligible for
penalties (See the Sorcity
Please perform honorably and follow the instructions in the Bid Notice email you
were sent and any reminders and updates provided. Also, be aware that attempting
to bid outside of this Event, or sell directly to one of the Buyer's locations,
will put you in violation and will remove you from good standing with Sorcity
for future business.
following documents, provided here as quick links for your convenience, and
which are also listed in the Leander ISD Multi-Function Device Solution RFP document, are part of the complete
solicitation package. Vendors must read
all documents carefully and comply with all instructions.
Sorcity is committed to
following the Institute for Supply Managementís Ethics Guidelines for
procurement and has therefore implemented the following bid guidelines to ensure
all vendors are treated fairly. Please comply with the following or you may be
disqualified from bidding on this opportunity.
All questions or exceptions
should be entered above through the [View & Ask Questions] button.
If you need to speak directly to a representative,
please call Sorcity at the number listed in the reverse auction Summary
By placing a bid in this
reverse auction, you represent that your firm agrees to all terms, stated in
the Sorcity Member Agreement, and all content, terms, and conditions
contained in this document, except for any exception Sorcity, or the Buyer,
may grant in writing, or on the Question & Answer page linked above.
The Supplier understands
that no assumptions are to be made, and that content, or clauses, not
contained in this reverse auction 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 organization, per
the terms stated in the reverse auction. If you are unable to honor this bid
at any time, you MUST notify Sorcity immediately. Please read the Sorcity
Member Agreement regarding not honoring your bid and related penalties.