Frozen Dessert Novelties for Direct Delivery to School Cafeterias - Escambia County School District ITB-172702

Escambia County School District » ITB-172702

The information below is a summary of solicitation number ITB-172702 posted by Escambia County School District.  As a reminder, this solicitation is closed and responses are no longer being accepted.

Frozen Dessert Novelties for Direct Delivery to School Cafeterias

Date Issued: 05/23/2017

Deadline: 06/06/2017  prior to 1:30 PM   C.D.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
FOB Destination
License Required
Local Service Required
Samples Required
Security Badges


Due Date: 5/26/2017 4:00:00 PM C.D.T.

Primary Contact Name: Ms. Allison Watson

Title: Sr. Purchasing Agent



This purpose of this solicitation is to establish an agreement for the direct delivery of frozen dessert novelties to the school cafeterias in the Escambia County School District. Refer to Attachment A. All pricing, terms, and conditions of this agreement shall be fixed and in effect for the entire period of August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018 upon School Board approval. 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. The District does not pay fuel adjustment charges. By signing this agreement, you are agreeing to honor your bid’s pricing, terms, and conditions for the entire term 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 bid, you must send a sample for review by Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 12:00 PM, CST. Failure to send a full case quantity sample size in its original packaging and the required documentation when offering an alternate product will result in your bid being determined “non-responsive” for that item. Samples should be submitted in full case quantities and in original packaging. Unmarked boxes or bags containing loose samples are not acceptable. Samples should be clearly labeled “SAMPLE FOR BID NUMBER 172702.” If planning 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. Refer to Section T – Samples and Brand Name on page 5.  QUESTIONS: Due to time constraints, it is recommended that vendors send any questions regarding this solicitation by a manner that can be tracked (email, certified mail, or overnight courier); email is preferred. Deadline for questions will be Friday, May 26, 2017, 4:00 PM, Central Standard Time. Any changes in the specifications contained in this bid will be made by Addenda. Any Addenda issued concerning this bid will be posted on the Purchasing Department’s web pages. PRIOR TO SUBMITTING A BID, it shall be the sole responsibility of each bidder to contact the Purchasing Agent or visit the Purchasing Department’s Web pages to determine if an Addendum has been issued and to obtain such Addendum. Any Addendum and answers to any questions received concerning this solicitation will be posted by close of business Wednesday, May 31, 2017. The direct link to the Bid Activity Section of the District website is listed below.  All inquiries should be sent to: Allison Watson, Sr. 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 bid. Vendors are expected  to utilize this representative for ALL Information  regarding this bid. Vendors who contact any other District employee regarding the subject of this bid are subject to disqualification from participating in this solicitation. 


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