This notification is to inform interested suppliers that Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) intends to release formal tender documents in 2023 in a tender for the supply of clothing, personal protection equipment, and associated logistics services.
It is intended that the tender will incorporate the following deliverables:
Sourcing or manufacturing, warehousing and distribution of clothing, personal protection equipment and associated logistics services.
Provision of an online catalogue for all products in order to receive online orders.
Management of the ordering process for products.
Account management and customer service.
A 24-hour emergency contact point for urgent matters.
Reporting and invoicing.
Research and product development services
Quality Assurance and credit/return process.
Clothing specification and master sample management.
The contract is expected to be with a Prime Vendor with the contract value anticipated to be approximately $12M per annum.
FENZ may release a Request for Information to the market in the first quarter of 2023 in order the inform the development of tender documents. FENZ will also be seeking to identify market interest in tendering for this contract opportunity.
It is anticipated that FENZ will run an open and competitive two-stage process incorporating an initial Registration of Interest, followed by the issue of a Request for Proposal to shortlisted suppliers. FENZ expects to issue the Registration of Interest in July 2023.
Suppliers wishing to discuss this future procurement opportunity should send their contact details to NHQ.Procurement@fireandemergency.nz and put in the subject line ‘Uniforms’
FENZ will make contact with Interested suppliers from 24 January 2023 to answer any initial queries.
Please register and subscribe to this FPO to ensure that you receive any additional information related to this requirement. FENZ encourages suppliers interested in supplying any of the required products and services to get in touch early so FENZ can consider early feedback in its planning processes.
Indicative RFx Release Date: Q3 2023
Department/Business Unit: Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Project Status: Initial development
Indicative Total Value: $50M - $100M
Expected number of contracts offered: 1
|Closed||3 Jul 2023 8:22 AM NZST|
|Notice Type||Future Contract Opportunities (FCO)|
|Published||1 Oct 2022 12:00 AM NZDT|