Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Procurement Number :
Bid #12-18
Division :
Posted :

SEALED BID NOTICE

 

BID 12-18

DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID (DEF)

 

The H.N.S. Management Company, Inc. (d/b/a CTtransit) is a Subsidiary Corporation of First Transit Group, Inc. established as the legal entity to perform a service contract with the State of Connecticut. CTtransit is the Connecticut Department of Transportation owned bus system, which provides fixed route bus service within 53 towns in the Hartford, New Haven and Stamford metropolitan areas. An operating division is located in each of the three metro areas from which the local transit service is provided.

 

  1. transit has taken delivery of heavy duty transit buses which are equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction systems which use Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) as of October 2010. The purpose of this procurement is to procure a source for the bulk delivery of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) for its fixed route bus services in Hartford, New Haven, Stamford and Waterbury service facilities.

 

CTtransit is requesting Bids submittals for the bulk delivery of DEF required by the EPA to meet 2010 standards for reduction of Bus Diesel NOx emissions. The Contract is expected to begin in mid December 2017 and shall be for a term of twelve months from the date of initial delivery.

 

BID TIMELINE

BID RELEASE

SEPTEBMER 6, 2017

SITE WALK-THROUGH

N/A

QUESTIONS DUE BY

10:00 AM MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

CTTRANSIT ANSWERS BY

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

BIDS DUE BY

2:00 PM TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017

 

The DEF annual estimated usage is projected below:

 

CTtransit Hartford - @ 22,176 gallons

CTtransit New Haven - @ 21,978 gallons

CTtransit Stamford - @ 11,629 gallons

CTtransit NET - @ 4,600 gallons**

 

** The Waterbury location shall be of an individual contract separate from HNS and shall be at the option of CTtransit Waterbury (North East Transportation Company (NET) to enter into a contract agreement. The Waterbury location is expected to re-locate over the course of this contract to 761 Frost Bridge Road Watertown, CT 06795; the successful Bidder will be expected to continue deliveries for the entire contract period to both locations.

 

Services shall be based on all provisions, conditions, instructions and specifications as outlined in the Bid. Forms, instructions and specifications are available from the CTtransit website (www.cttransit.com). By completing a onetime registration process on CTtransit’s website, Bidders are able to download the entire procurement package and any Addendums (Addendums will be issued on CTtransit’s website; it is the responsibility of the interested Bidder to download this information). Bidders may contact Bonnie Sheridan, Purchasing & Contracts Officer at bsheridan@cttransit.com or by calling, (860) 707-1276 for additional information or assistance with the registration process. Please include company name, address, telephone and fax number, contact name and email address in all requests.

 

Bids should be clearly marked “Bid 12-18 DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID (DEF)” in capital letters and sent to the attention of Bonnie Sheridan, PCO, PO Box 66, Hartford, CT 06141-0066 or 100 Leibert Road, Hartford, CT 06120 for hand delivery. It is the responsibility of the Bidder to assure that its Bid arrives at the designated location and person by the specified time stated above. Bids will be publically opened promptly at 2:00 pm on bid due date listed above.

 

 

ALL PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS MUST INDIVIDUALLY REGISTER WITH CTTRANSIT

TO REGISTER AND OBTAIN A COPY OF THE PROCUREMENT PACKAGE GO TO WWW.CTTRANSIT.COM

 

All Prospective Bidders should be aware if they did not obtain this package from CTtransit’s website we can in no way guarantee you will receive any additional information (Addendums, etc.)

 

CTtransit has working relationships with the State of Connecticut and First America. Through these relationships we have the advantage of requesting the same pricing afforded on their contracts. CTtransit would expect that pricing, for the services requested, on any State of Connecticut and/or First America contract would be extended through this request for Proposal.

 

Issuance of this Bid notice does not commit CTtransit to award any contract. CTtransit reserves the right to waive any informalities or variations in any proposal that it deems to be immaterial, or to reject any or all, or any part of any or all proposals if such action is deemed to be in the best interest of CTtransit and/or the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT).

 

Bonnie Sheridan

Purchasing & Contracts Officer

 

An Affirmative Action - An Equal Opportunity Employer

Procurement Update :

10-9-17  Addendum #1 has been added and is ready for download; please note the extended due date of the bid

All prospective proposers should be aware if they did not obtain this package from CTtransit’s purchasing department we can in no way guarantee you will receive any additional information (addendums, etc).   All prospective proposers must individually register with CTtransit.