Notice to Bidders
Request for Bid
Status: Closed
Bid#: 2012-00096
Title: Automated Refuse Truck
Issue Date: April 25, 2012
Request Opens: 3:00 p.m.; May 10, 2012
Prebid/Preproposal Conference: None
Payment for Bid Document: None
The intent of this Invitation for Bid is to purchase one twenty-eight (28) cubic yard automated refuse truck (Autocar AXC64 or approved equal) with automated body (Heil Durapack Python or approved equal) for the Department of Public Works Road Refuse Division. Complete unit shall be delivered F.O.B. destination City of Suffolk Fleet Management Facility, 120 Forest Glen Drive, Suffolk Virginia in accordance with all specifications, terms, and conditions herein.
3.1 General Specifications Specifications below describe a twenty-eight (28) cubic yard automated refuse truck designed and built as such. Specifications are minimum; equal or better will be considered. Unit shall be the latest manufactured current production with all standard components and details. Unit shall be new production; used models or demonstrator models will not be accepted. All parts not specifically mentioned, which are necessary to provide a complete operating unit, shall be included in the bid and shall conform in strength and quality of materials and workmanship to what is normally provided to the trade in general. It is not the intent of the City for these specifications to be proprietary; equals will be evaluated in accordance with comparable quality, construction, strength, durability, and suitability for the purpose intended. The City, in its sole opinion, will determine whether the unit offered is equal to that specified herein. All items shall be supplied, installed and delivered by a single source. The successful bidder shall supply drawings and detailed component list for all items included in the following specification. All warranties shall be stated in writing with the bid proposal. Each unit shall comply with all State and Federal codes and regulations. The successful bidder shall supply final certification of maximum gross vehicle weight rating. All body material shall include mil certification. Assemblies, sub-assemblies, and component parts shall be standard and interchangeable through the entire quantity of units as specified in this Invitation for Bid. The equipment furnished shall conform to ANSI Safety Standard Z245.1-latest edition.
Buyer Contact
Requests for information related to this Invitation should be directed to: Cindy L. Norfleet, CPPB, Senior Buyer (757) 514-7522 Email address:
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