INVITATION FOR BID - BID No. PA/044/2012/2013/NC/01

INVITATION FOR BIDS
BID No. PA/044/2012/2013/NC/01
FOR
PROVISION OF PRE-SHIPMENT VERIFICATION OF CONFORMITY TO STANDARDS (PVoC) SERVICES FOR USED MOTOR VEHICLES FOR TANZANIA BUREAU OF STANDARDS

1. This tender which was previously advertised in August 2012 is hereby re-advertised following the cancellation of the same tender on 2013-01-09. 
     
2. This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project which appeared in The Guardian, Daily News, Mtanzania and Majira newspapers Issue Nos. 5506, 10706, 7037 and 6788 vol. 11/4798 respectively dated 6th August, 2012.

3. The Tanzania Bureau of Standards has set aside funds for the operations of the Bureau during the financial year 2012/2013. It is intended that part of the proceeds of the funds will be used to cover eligible payment under the contract for Provision of Pre-Shipment Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC) Services for Used Motor Vehicles for Tanzania Bureau of Standards.

4. The Tanzania Bureau of Standards now invites sealed bids from eligible Service Providers for the above mentioned service.

5. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding procedures specified in the Public Procurement (Goods, Works, Non-Consultant Service and Disposal of Public Assets by Tender) Regulations, 2005 – Government Notice No. 97 and it is open to all Bidders as defined in the Regulations.

6. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the Bidding Documents at the office of the Secretary, Tanzania Bureau of Standards Tender Board, P. O. Box 9524, Dar es Salaam, Sam Nujoma/Morogoro Roads, Ubungo Area from 09h00 – 15h00, on Mondays to Fridays inclusive except on public holidays.

7. A complete set of Bidding Document(s) in English and additional sets may be purchased by interested Bidders on the submission of a written application to the address given under item six (6) above and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of United States Dollars Three Hundred only (USD 300:00). Payment should either be by Cash, Banker’s Draft, or Banker’s Cheque, payable to;

The Director General  
Tanzania Bureau of Standards
Junction Morogoro/Sam Nujoma Roads
Ubungo Area
P O Box 9524
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania.
Tel: +255 (22) 2450206/2450298
Fax: +255 (22) 2450959
E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Website: http://www.tbs.go.tz

8. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security enclosed in Bidding Document in acceptable form in the amount of United States Dollars Twenty Thousand (USD 20,000:00) in the format provided in the bidding documents.

9. All bids in one original plus Three (3) copies, properly filled in, and enclosed in plain envelopes clearly marked TENDER NO. PA/044/2012/2013/NC/01 FOR PROVISION OF PRE-SHIPMENT VERIFICATION OF CONFORMITY TO STANDARDS (PVoC) SERVICES FOR USED MOTOR VEHICLES FOR TANZANIA BUREAU OF STANDARDS (NOT TO BE OPENED BEFORE 10:00 HOURS THURSDAY 29TH, AUGUST 2013) must be delivered to the physical address below on or before Thursday 29th, August, 2013 at 10h00 local hours. Bids will be opened promptly thereafter in public and in the presence of Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in the opening at the TBS Conference Room, Tanzania Bureau of Standards Offices located at the Junction of Sam Nujoma/Morogoro Roads, Ubungo area, Dar es Salaam.

10. Late bids, portion of bids, electronic bids, bids not received, and not opened and not read out in public at the Bid opening ceremony shall not be accepted for evaluation irrespective of the circumstances.

DIRECTOR GENERAL
TANZANIA BUREAU OF STANDARDS