Bread for Direct Delivery to School Cafeterias - Escambia County School District RFP-171702

Escambia County School District » RFP-171702

The information below is a summary of solicitation number RFP-171702 posted by Escambia County School District.  As a reminder, this solicitation is closed and responses are no longer being accepted.

Bread for Direct Delivery to School Cafeterias

Date Issued: 01/25/2017

Deadline: 02/13/2017  prior to 1:30 PM   C.S.T.

Requisition Number:

Delivery Point: Pensacola, FL

Delivery Date: As Specified

Type of Purchase: Term: 1 year

Construction Related: No

Type of Response Allowed: Hard Copy Only

Issuing Agency: Escambia County School District

Using Department: Escambia County School District

Special Notices: All or None Award
Brand Name or Approved Equal
Employee Background Checks Required
Insurance Required
Local Service Required
Samples Required
Security Badges


Due Date: 1/31/2017 12:00:00 PM C.S.T.

Primary Contact Name: Ms. Allison Watson

Title: Sr. Purchasing Agent



The purpose of this proposal is to establish an agreement for the direct delivery of bread products to school cafeterias in the Escambia County School District. Refer to Attachment A - School Cost Center and Contact List. The initial term shall begin upon School Board approval on April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018 with a one (1) year renewal option upon mutual consent of both parties and School Board approval. The one (1) year renewal option shall be in effect for the period of April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019. All pricing, terms, and conditions shall remain in effect for the entire term(s) of this agreement. The District does not pay fuel adjustment charges. The quantities listed herein are the best estimate of the District based on prior and projected usage. The District will make every attempt to adhere as closely as possible to the estimated dates and quantities. However, the District reserves the right to reduce the number of shipments and/or purchase additional quantities at the agreement price at any time during the agreement period. By signing this agreement, the Responder is agreeing to honor your proposal’s pricing and all terms and conditions for the entire term(s) of the agreement.  If offering a brand and/or product OTHER THAN ONE OF THE PREAPPROVED BRANDS LISTED, make a notation in the comments section for that item. If you offer a product that is not preapproved in this RFP, you must send a sample for review by Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 12:00 PM, CST. Failure to send a sample and the required documentation when offering an alternate product will result in your proposal being determined “non-responsive” for that item. Samples should be clearly labeled: “SAMPLE FOR RFP NUMBER #171702.” If you plan to send samples, the form and instructions will be posted on the Purchasing website at This form must be completed prior to samples being sent. All food samples should be delivered to the Escambia County School District Central Warehouse, 51 East Texar Drive, Pensacola, FL 32503. QUESTIONS: Due to time constraints, it is recommended that Responders send questions in a manner that can be tracked (email, certified mail, or overnight courier); email is preferred. Deadline for questions will be Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 12:00 p.m., Central Standard Time. Changes in the specifications contained in this RFP will be made by Addenda.  Any Addenda issued concerning this RFP will be posted on the Purchasing Department’s web pages. PRIOR TO SUBMITTING A PROPOSAL, it shall be the sole responsibility of each Responder to contact the Purchasing Agent or visit the Purchasing Department’s Web pages to determine if any Addenda has been issued and to obtain such Addendum. Any addendum and answers to any questions received concerning this proposal will be posted by the close of business on Thursday, February 2, 2017. The direct link to the Bid/RFP Activity Section of the District website is listed below:   All inquiries should be sent to: Allison Watson, Senior Purchasing Agent Purchasing Department Escambia County School District 75 N. Pace Blvd. Pensacola, FL 32505 Email:  Fax: 850-469-6271 For the Escambia County School District (ECSD) to ensure equal treatment of all participating vendors, the above named individual is ECSD’s only designated representative for this RFP. Vendors are expected to utilize this representative for ALL Information regarding this RFP. Vendors who contact any other District employee regarding the subject of this RFP are subject to disqualification from participating in this solicitation. 


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