RFQ Number: RFQ -Hardware for SPOs
Issuance Date: October 16 2018
Deadline for Questions: October 23 2018
Deadline for Offers: 4:00 PM CLT November 13th, 2018
Description: IT Equipment for Small Producers Organizations – GAP Certification Supply, Delivery to Locations, Installation of Software & Hardware, Commissioning, Troubleshooting Training.
For: Feed the Future Food Security and Agribusiness Support (FAS) Project
Funded By: USAID AID-216-A-15-00022
Implemented By: CNFA
Point of Contact
FAS Procurement Manager
Gezira Gardens Street,
Ramla, El Bairat,
1.Introduction: The Egypt FAS is a USAID program implemented by CNFA in Egypt. The goal of the FAS project is to Support smallholder farmers in Upper Egypt.
As part of project activities, the FAS Project will train and assist 2,000 farmers in gaining Global GAP and Fair trade certification. For this purpose, FAS Project is procuring a farm management ERP software for which the below listed hardware is necessary. For the complete list of IT items to be purchased with this RFQ, please refer to Section 4 the technical requirements of this document.
Offerors are responsible for ensuring that their offers are received by CNFA in accordance with the instructions, terms, and conditions described in this RFQ. Failure to adhere with instructions described in this RFQ may lead to disqualification of an offer from consideration.
2.Offer Deadline and Protocol: Offers must be received no later than 4:00 PM CLT November 13th, 2018. Offers must be submitted by email. Any emailed offers must be emailed to email@example.com. Any hard copy deliveries must be stamped and signed by the offeror’s authorized representative and delivered to the FAS procurement team.
Please reference the RFQ number in any response to this RFQ. Offers received after the specified time and date will be considered late and will be considered only at the discretion of CNFA. The cover page of this solicitation summarizes the important dates of the solicitation process. Offerors must strictly follow the provided deadlines to be considered for award.
3.Questions regarding the technical or administrative requirements of this RFQ may be submitted no later than 1:00 pm CLT on October 23, 2018 by email to Procurement@egyptfas.org. Questions must be submitted in writing; phone calls will not be accepted. Questions and requests for clarification—and the responses thereto—that CNFA believes may be of interest to other offerors will be circulated to all RFQ recipients who have indicated an interest in bidding.
Only the written answers issued by CNFA will be considered official and carry weight in the RFQ process and subsequent evaluation. Any verbal information received from employees of CNFA or any other entity should not be considered as an official response to any questions regarding this RFQ.
4.Technical Requirements: The table below contains the technical requirements of the commodities. Offerors are requested to provide quotations containing the information below on official letterhead or official quotation format in accordance with the following assumptions:
•All the specifications mentioned here in this document are the minimum specifications.
•The Supplier should consider the software provided and this should be consistent with the Hardware configuration offered:
•Operating Systems should be compatible with: Microsoft Windows, Linux Ubuntu LTF 12.04, Linux CentOS 6.3 and Oracle Linux 6, Unix, etc.
•Database Software should be compatible with: All proprietary database software such as Microsoft SQL Server, ORACLE RAC 11g, Sybase, etc
•Application Software should be compatible with: JAVA 6 with JDK, Apache 2.x with PHP 5.2, SharePoint.
•Set of media kits containing recovery Software, OS images, drivers and utilities shall be supplied on CD/DVD for the workstations, laptops and desktops.
•Brochures and catalogues are required for all of the items included in this RFQ.
•Offerors should submit their “best offer” for each item in full compliance with the technical specifications, i.e. one quotation per item, and should not provide multiple varieties for consideration.
•Offerors may submit quotations for Software alone, Hardware alone or both.
•CNFA intends to award a Blanket Purchase Agreement, which will allow CNFA to make recurring purchases from the selected vendor. Accordingly, no quantities are indicated in the table below, as CNFA expects offerors to indicate their ability to provide the requested items at the required specifications listed. CNFA will then issue individual Purchase Orders of varying quantities on a recurring basis during the life of the Blanket Purchase Agreement, anticipated to be for 12 months.
* Offerors must submit quotations with clearly specified unit prices, and these unit prices should
remain unchanged should CNFA request to increase or decrease the quantity of items. CNFA will not consider offers which provide quotations without unit prices.
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