BIDS homeBIDS aboutBIDS buyer infoBIDS Subscriber InfoBIDS Franchising infoBIDS Free BrowsingBIDS Oil and GasBIDS Terms and ConditionsBIDS loginBIDS tendering











Addenda Details

Gov. of New Brunswick ITT

Tender Number: 8029025-19
Revision #: 19
Entry Date: 2018-11-06
Issue Date: 2018-11-05
Close Date: 2018-11-16
Close Time:
Attachments:

Addenda
Tender Revision # 19

Categories
T - Communications, Photographic, Mapping

Processed by BIDS on Nov/06/2018

Amendment #19

Please note the following:

A series of answers responding to questions 188-201 have been added as Attachment #15

Attachment #16 - (Appendix G - Device Technical Specifications Version #2). PLEASE USE THIS VERSION. Changes have been made to some of the device specifications. See yellow highlights. Version #2 contains all changes to the document since the original RFP posting.

Attachment #17 - (Appendix F - Mandatory Technical Requirements Version #4). PLEASE USE THIS VERSION. Changes have been made to both Worksheet #1 and #2. See Column A as well as any other cells highlighted in yellow. Version #4 includes all changes made to the document since the original posting.

All other information remains the same.
*****
Amendment #18

Please note that the deadline for Issuing Amendments: Currently November 2, 2018, is being extended to November 5, 2018.

All other information remains the same.
****
Amendment #17

Please Note: The following is an updated response to Questions 172, 176 & 178 previously posted in Amendment #15, Attachment #13. Please use this version as it replaces the response previously provided.

In addition to laser-based technology, SNB will accept devices using equivalent digital printing technologies. Respondents proposing equivalent digital printing technologies must provide at least one (1) customer reference that confirms utilization of the equivalent digital printing technology for a minimum of twenty-four (24) months within the past five years.

Please Note: The following is an updated response to Questions 187 previously posted in Amendment #15, Attachment #13. Please use this version as it replaces the response previously provided.

- SNB will accept bids from respondents who elect to overprovision devices proposed for the various categories outlined. For example, a respondent could bid a colour device when only a B&W device has been specified. Additionally, a respondent can bid a multi-function device when only a single function device has been specified. No additional consideration will be given to respondents who overprovision devices in order to meet the RFP requirements.
- SNB will accept devices from more than one manufacturer under the following conditions:
- Proposed devices and support of those devices meet the Mandatory Requirements set out in Appendix F - Mandatory Technical Requirements, and
- Proposed devices will meet all technical specifications (including global specifications) as outlined in Appendix G - Device Technical Specifications, and
- All proposed devices must run the same operating system(s), base code and/or firmware, using the same universal print driver(s) and run the same device-resident application(s) and/or use the same related software (pull printing, behavioural print management, etc.).
- All proposed devices must be fully managed and/or controlled with the same fleet management software, capable of providing the same level of controllability and manageability as any other device(s) in the fleet.
- All proposed devices must be fully supported by the respondent in the same manner as the other devices proposed as part of this RFP. Respondents must confirm that they can fully control, manage and/or manipulate the operating systems, base code and/or firmware on each proposed device, along with the ability to modify and/or control any supported device drivers and/or related software of the proposed devices.

All other information remains the same.
****
Amendment #16

Please see attachment #14. (Appendix F - Mandatory Technical Requirements Version #3) - PLEASE USE THIS VERSION - Appendix F has been modified to include reference to digital printing technologies. See Worksheets 1.0 and 2.0 (in the attachment). Changes made to the worksheets are indicated in yellow. PLEASE USE THIS VERSION.

All other information remains the same.
*****
Amendment #15

Please note: A series of answers responding to questions 172-187 have been added as Attachment #13.

Deadline for Questions: Currently October 19th, 2018 - being extended to October 26, 2018.

Deadline for Issuing Amendments: Currently October 26, 2018 - being extended to November 2, 2018.

The closing date has been extended to November 16, 2018.

All other information remains the same.
*****
Amendment #14

Please note the following:

Deadline for Questions: Currently October 17th, 2018 - being extended to October 19th, 2018.

All other information remains the same.
*****
Amendment #13

Please note the following:

Deadline for Questions: Currently October 12th, 2018 - being extended to October 17th, 2018.

Deadline for Issuing Amendment: Currently October 16th, 2018 - being revised to October 26th, 2018.

The closing date has been extended to November 7, 2018. All other information remains the same.
****

Amendment #12

Please note the following:

Deadline for Questions: Currently October 10th, 2018 - being extended to October 12th, 2018.

All other information remains the same.
****

Amendment #11

Please note: A series of questions and answers have been added as Attachment #12.

All other information remains the same.
****
Amendment #10

Please note: A series of questions and answers have been added as Attachment #11.

All other information remains the same.
****
Amendment #9

SNB has received various inquiries on the submission and/or acceptance of various non-laser-based printing technologies as part of this RFP. SNB wishes to provide some clarity around such questions, and provides the following statements:

Current State:
Despite technological advancements in various emerging and/or non-industry standard printing technologies, SNB and/or its various clients will only consider laser-based devices as part of this RFP.

Future State:
SNB and/or its various clients reserves the right to investigate and/or adopt other forms of printing technology over the duration of this contract and any option years exercised as they become more prevalent in the industry.

All other information remains the same.
****
Amendment #8

Please note: A series of questions and answers have been added as Attachment #10.

All other information remains the same.
****
Amendment #7

Please note the following attachments have been added:

Attachment #5 - A second series of questions and answers.

Attachment #6 (Appendix C - Pricing Workbook Version #2) - PLEASE USE THIS VERSION - Appendix C has been modified to include Columns E (Small B&W MFD) and F (Medium B&W MFD) as indicated in red (in the attachment). PLEASE USE THIS VERSION.

Attachment #7 (Appendix F - Mandatory Technical Requirements Version #2) - PLEASE USE THIS VERSION - Appendix F has been modified to include columns F (Small B&W MFD) and G (Medium B&W MFD) in Worksheet 1.0 as indicated in red (in the attachment). Changes have been made to some of the requirements as indicated in yellow. PLEASE USE THIS VERSION.

Attachment #8 - Refer to Appendix G for the additional printer devices that have been added (pages 106 & 107). Please note an additional amendment on page 105, Paper Handling - Automatic Document feeder.

Attachment #9 - Please use the data provided as it has been amended to include device replacement data for a Small B&W MFD and a Medium B&W MFD.

All other information remains the same.
****
Amendment #6

Please note the following:

Deadline for Questions: Currently September 26th, 2018 - being extended to October 10th, 2018.

Deadline for Issuing Amendment: Currently October 2nd, 2018 - being revised to October 16th, 2018.

The closing date has been extended to October 24, 2018. All other information remains the same.
****

Amendment #5

Please note the following:

Deadline for Questions: Currently September 20th, 2018 - being extended to September 26th, 2018.

Deadline for Issuing Amendment: Currently October 4th, 2018 - being revised to October 2nd, 2018.

All other information remains the same.
****

Amendment #4

Please note: A series of questions and answers have been added as Attachment #4. Additional questions and answers will follow within the next few days.

All other information remains the same.
****
Amendment #3

Please note the following:

Deadline for Questions: Currently September 13th, 2018 - being extended to September 20th, 2018.

Deadline for Issuing Amendment: Currently September 20th, 2018 - being extended to October 4th, 2018.

All other information remains the same.
****
Amendment #2

Please note that the closing date has been extended to October 10, 2018. All other information remains the same.
****
Amendment #1

Companies using these document to cut and paste are cautioned not to alter our wording, numbering or section headings. Obvious manipulation of our wording may result in points being deducted during the evaluating of your response.
****