The Food Reserve Agency wishes to purchase grain pest control chemicals for use during the crop marketing program.
The Agency now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply and delivery of Aluminium Phosphide as follows:
Chemical Composition (Active Ingredients)
30 000 kilograms
At least 56% Aluminum Phosphide and at least 43% inert ingredients for the controlled release of Phosphine gas
Interested bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the Procurement & Supplies Unit offices, Food Reserve Agency, Plot 7419, Manda Road, Industrial Area, P.O. Box 34054, Lusaka, Zambia. The telephone numbers are 260-211- 286097/286106 and fax number is 260-211-286581. However, telegraphic and/or electronic offers will not be accepted.
This tender has preferential procurement margins for bidders registered with the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) as follows:
- Citizen influenced companies – 4 percent
- Citizen empowered companies – 8 percent
- Citizen owned companies – 12 percent
- Domestically manufactured goods by citizen influenced, citizen empowered or citizen owned company – 15 percent
A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by eligible bidders from Food Reserve Agency upon payment of a non-refundable fee of K500.00.
The bids should be appropriately bound, sealed and bold labelled “Tender for the supply and delivery of 30,000 kilograms of Aluminium Phosphide” and addressed to the Procurement Coordinator, Food Reserve Agency, Plot 7419, Manda Road, Industrial Area and P.O. Box 34054, Lusaka, Zambia.
The bids must be deposited in the Tender Box at the reception area, Plot 7419, Manda Road, Industrial Area, Lusaka, Zambia, on or before Wednesday 11th March 2015 at 10:00 hours local time and must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than 2% of the bid price and proof of purchase of the bidding documents.
The closing date for the receipt of bids is Wednesday 11th March 2015 at 10:00 hours local time and any bid received after the time and date stipulated above will not be accepted. The bids will be opened thereafter in the Board Room, in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.