INVITATION TO BID – RFP 02/18
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF SERVICE PROVIDER TO PROVIDE GUARDING, AND OPENING AND CLOSING SECURITY SERVICES TO THIRTY EIGHT (38) BANK BRANCHES WITHIN KWAZULU NATAL
ITHALA SOC Limited (hereafter referred to as “ITHALA”) wishes to extend the invite from registered and qualified bidders for the appointment of service provider(s) to provide Guarding and, Opening and Closing security services to submit proposals clustered in 12 groups.
Tender documents will be obtained from Ithala Trade Centre (ITC), 29 Canal Quay Road (for GPS use 29 Signal Road), Point Waterfront, Durban and will be available from Monday to Monday between 09h00 and 16h00 starting on Monday, 11 June 2018 to Monday, 18 June 2018. A non-refundable tender deposit of R300 must be paid into the Ithala Corporate Finance Account, namely ABSA, Branch Code: 634926, Account Number: 4052677334, Reference No: RFP 02/18, NO BID DOCUMENTS WILL BE CIRCULATED AFTER MONDAY, 18 JUNE 2018 AT 16H00.
Compulsory briefing session: The briefing session will be held on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 11h00 at Ithala SOC limited, 303 Dr Pixley KaSeme, Old Mutual Building, Durban 4000 (14th floor).
NB: PARKING IS NOT AVAILABLE HENCE BIDDERS ARE ADVISED TO ARRANGE THEIR OWN PARKING
The proposals shall be submitted in sealed envelopes delivered at Ithala Trade Centre and must be deposited in the tender box located at the reception. The closing time for receipt of tenders is Wednesday, 11 July 2018 at 14h00. Telegraphic, telephonic, telex, facsimile, e-mail and late tenders will not be accepted. It is important to note that all bids lodged will be examined to determine compliance with the bidding requirements and conditions. Bid with obvious deviation from the requirements, will be eliminated.
Evaluation Method: Three stage evaluation (1. Administrative Compliance 2. Functionality 3. Price and B-BBEE). Functionality will be evaluated and scored out of 100 points. Bidders shall score a minimum of 70 points on functionality in order to be considered as responsive to the requirements of the bid.
Tenders may only be submitted on the original tender documentation that is issued by ITHALA written in black ink. This tender document may not be reproduced. Bidding documents enquiries may be addressed in writing only quoting the Bid No. RFP 02/18 for attention: Supply Chain Management Unit by e-mail to: email@example.com
ITHALA does not bind itself to accept the lowest bidder and reserves the right to accept any proposal as a whole or in part.