It is the City’s intent to award contract for a turnkey installation of five flush-mounted, drive-through lifts, four lifts with a minimum lifting capacity of 64,000 Lbs. and one lift with a minimum lifting capacity of 77,000 Lbs. in Shop 2 of the Fleet Management Facility at Terminal Island, while minimizing interruption of the City’s day to day operations.
The ITB was issued on October 26, 2020, with bid opening date of December 21, 2020. The Procurement Department issued bid notices utilizing www.bidsync.com website. 50 prospective bidders accessed the advertised solicitation. The notices resulted in the receipt of four (4) responses from: Jobbers Equipment Warehouse Inc., Tools and Equipment Services, LLC, Reladyne Florida LLC and Alen Construction Group, Inc. See Attachment A for a tabulation of bids received.
The base and alternate bids submitted by Jobbers Equipment Warehouse Inc., were found to be non-responsive for failure to include an executed Appendix B, Bid Price Form, and cannot be considered.
The ITB stated that the lowest responsive, responsible bidder meeting all terms, conditions, and specifications of the ITB will be recommended for award. In its due diligence, the Procurement and Property Management Departments verified that the lowest responsive bid submitted by Tools and Equipment Services, LLC met the requirements of the ITB, including the previous experience of the firm, licensing requirement and submittal of bid bond. The price proposed by the lowest responsive bidder is within budget.
Tools and Equipment Services, LLC
Tools and Equipment services LLC, is an approved representative and service center for the lifts it proposed, OMER Manufactured Products. The firm has performed installation of similar lifts to local automotive service centers such as Gus Machado Ford, Mercedes Benz of Miami AutoNation and Mercedes Benz of Coral Gables.