RFQ GHSC-PSM TO1 Botswana Bulk Liquid Oxygen

Request Type
Request for Proposal
April 29, 2022

The Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project (alternately referred to herein as “Chemonics” or “GHSC-PSM” or “Buyer”) is an official project of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) implemented by Chemonics International and its consortium members. The purpose of GHSC-PSM is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities in support of USG-funded public health initiatives around the world. As part of emergency COVID-19 response activities, the GHSC-PSM Project requires the provision of bulk liquid vacuum insulated evaporator (VIE), cylinder manifold systems, medical grade bulk liquid oxygen, medical grade gaseous oxygen for cylinder refills, materials required for installation of preceding items, and pipeline reticulation system.

The VIEs and/or bulk liquid oxygen tanks and/or cylinder manifold systems shall be delivered, installed and commissioned at facilities listed in Annex 1 by the Offeror, under DAP Incoterms. The VIEs will be used for the conversion of bulk liquid oxygen and cylinder filling on a 24/7 basis.

The oxygen converted from liquid to gas shall be certified. Such certification is required for formal acceptance of the VIE and/or bulk liquid oxygen tanks and/or cylinder manifold systems. The Offeror shall be responsible for training health facility staff on the safe use of the VIE and/or cylinder manifold systems, required maintenance protocols, and shall provide maintenance and necessary repairs to the equipment pursuant to relevant national and international standards governing oxygen delivery systems through a Service Level Agreement (SLA).

Offerors are requested to propose equipment meeting the specifications in Annex 4, and describe the Offeror’s “standard” installation and commissioning, and training process.

Chemonics has arranged for the Offeror(s) to visit and inspect the selected site(s), during the period of this solicitation. This will allow Offeror(s) the opportunity to tailor offers to the requirements of selected site(s) and ensure any subsequent installation and operation may be performed in accordance with relevant safety requirements and Offeror’s warranty.

The following attachments are included in this solicitation:

RFQ GHSC-PSM TO1 Botswana Bulk Liquid Oxygen

We kindly request that questions or requests regarding the RFQ be submitted in writing to the following email addresses: mdixon@ghsc-psm.org, Attn: Mariah Dixon and copy PSMBidTender@ghsc-psm.org by May 20, 2022, 5:00 PM (CAT). Offeror may send questions and request for clarifications specific on how to fill the Annex 5 – Medical Gas Technical Questionnaire to aguta@fhi360.org.

Chemonics/GHSC-PSM will not compensate any offeror for responding to a solicitation.