FOOD FOR THE HUNGRY
Christina Relief and Development Organization
Expediters, INC. As Agents for food for the hungry, requests offers
for the clearance and inland transport of food aid commodities from
Djibouti to destinations in Ethiopia.
arrive via discharge port of Djibouti O/O/A
May 25, 2008.
Approximately 11,630 MT bulk wheat
delivered to the contractor in 50 kg bags, ex bagging line, free on
truck Djibouti, intended delivery locations of 2,374 MT to Nefas
mewcha and 9,256 MT to Kombolcha.
to provide rates basis door delivery to each of the following
locations in Ethiopia.
2,374 MT FH/E
compound Nefas Mewcha. Contact:
Ewenete Getachew Tel. 058-445 02 01, Yohannes Belihu Tel. 0911-48 11
97, Tigabu Tarakegn Tel. 0911-62 94 69.
1,221 MT FH/E
Warehouse on World Vision compound,
Kombolcha and 8,035 MT Emergency Food Security reserve admin,
Warehouse on EFSRA compound Kombolcha contact: Mesfin Kalab, Tel.
0911 37 75 86. Yohannes Belihu Tel. 0911-48 11 97. Tigabu Tarakegn
Tel. 0911-62 94 69.
Rates to be ‘all inclusive’ and
expressed per Metric Ton.
Offers to be based on truck transport
Services to include customs clearance
at both Djibouti and Ethiopia.
Offers to provide estimated transit
times from discharge port to each of the final warehouse (s) in
Ethiopia. Transport time will be
a factor in the selection of the contractor.
Communications and coordination of
the contractor with food the hungry Ethiopia is a key requirement
and a major factor in the selection process. Contractor to provide a
point of contract for the duration of the contract. Contractors’
point of contract must be present during the vessel discharge
Contractor to provide detailed tracking and reporting.
Contractor to provide list of any subcontractors they will be using
to include trucking companies. Djibouti port agent and Ethiopia
must be in U.S. Dollars per Metric Ton and must be all inclusive
(including Landing fees, port dues, customs clearance and
insurance), and must confirm that contractor accepts all terms of
the food the hungry tender and attached Proforma contract. Rates to
be valid for a period of up to 6 Months from time of contract date.
Rates to include a two and one half percent (2-1/2%) commission to
Missionary expediters Inc.
Any modifications to these terms will render the offers as
non-responsive. Quantities listed in this invitation are intended
quantities only and are not guaranteed by food for the hungry. Final
cargo quantities/destinations are subject to availability from the
Inland freight payments will be
processed through and received from the U.S. Agency for
International Development. Processing will take a minimum of 30-40
days from time of submission of invoice documents. Contractor must
have sufficient financial credit to undertake this contract.
Contractor has the option of
invoicing for 30% initial progress payment out of the total inland
freight basis bill of lading gross metric tonnage. This initial
payment will be adjusted with the invoice (s) basis final cargo
Remaining 70% freight will not be
paid until presentation of signed copies of the way-bills evidencing
the original cargo quantity and count, and the cargo received in
good condition at destination (s). Cargoes losses will be deducted
from the final freight payment. For payment commercial invoices to
be accompanied by corresponding way bills and ocean bill of lading.
Offers will be
evaluated on the following criteria
Estimated transit times to destinations
Communications and logistics plan
Previous experience in handling U.S.
Government Food Aid Commodities and working with food for the
Evidence of financial stability
(including proof of insurance to cover value of commodities)
AS PER TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ATTACHED PROFORMA CONTRACT:
Offers to be submitted to missionary
expediters, Inc. by 1100 hr US east time (Washington D.C.), February 28, 2008.
information, Call missionary expediters, INC.
New Orleans, LA., Tel. 504-491
63 00, Fax 504-891 63 65, Email:
Mike Ludwick, Commodities & Logistics
Missionary Expediters, Inc.
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70115
Tel. 504-891 63 00 x 106
Fax. 504-891 63 65