Bid No.


Issued By

Save the Children UK

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 30.00

Published Date

May 28, 2009

Opening Date

June 18, 2009


Bid Category

Transportation of Food & Non-food Aid to Different Destinations



Save the Children
Invitation to Tender for transportation of food and
Non-food aid to different destinations

Save the Children UK has been operational in Ethiopia Since 1973 and it had developed into one of the largest NGOs in the country. Currently Save the Children UK operates a Programme that  straddles support to Government Safety Net programme with a wide range of programming encompassing three thematic areas of work i.e. Health/HIV/AIDS, Education and Hunger Reduction. The programme works to ensure quality programming on the ground, forms the basis upon which to advocate for greater changes in policy and practice by key duty beares at regional, national and global levels. All of Save the Children UK programme activities and many advocacy initiatives take place in Save the children UKís three operational areas of Amhara, Somali and Afar national Regional State.

Save the Children UK (SCUK) Addis Ababa office hereby invites interested trucking companies to provide price quotations for Birr/Ton/Km to transport food and non-food supplies from Addis Ababa, Kombolcha and Dessie warehouses to different destinations in Amhara (North and South Wollo) and Wag Himra Zones, Oromia, Dire Dawa, Somali, Afar and other destinations mentioned in the bid documents to award a contract to a successful winner for 6 months period with possible extension.

The Tender Notice period will be from May 25, 2009 up June 15, 2009 at 4:30 P.M and bid documents will be made readily available for sale commencing from the date of advertisement up to June 15, 2009 at 4:30 P.M upon payment of Birr 30 (Birr Thirty) from SCUK office. Interested bidders are required to fill and deliver their quotations in a wax-sealed envelope during the above given period every day at working hours stating from 8:30 to 12:00 A.M in the morning and from 1:30 to 4:302 P.M in the afternoon and drop them in the Tender  Box which will be kept at the reception. The receptionist will keep a log of all tenders submitted and will issue for each tender with a uniquely numbered acknowledgment receipt which could help to track it and the envelope should not have any details relating to the bid being submitted on the outside.

Price quotations received will be opened on June 18, 2009 at 10:00 A.M at SCUKís meeting hall in presence of Procurement Committee and the bidders or their representatives for subsequent contract agreement with the winner company after a bid analysis (CBA) takes place.

Requirements to be fulfilled by the interested bidder

1.      A valid registration certificate from MOFED (copy to be attached with the quotation)

2.      A valid Tax Certificate with TIN Number (copy to be attached with the quotation)

3.      Ownership certificate at least for 5 or more trucks with 10 MTís loading capacity each and above (copies to be attached with the quotation)

Save the Children UK reserves the right to accept or reject any of the bids in whole or part thereof and is not bound to give reasons.

Save the Children UK
Located near Imperial Hotel (Gerji)
Tel. Nos. 0116 29 34 66 69
Fax 0116 29 34 70
 Addis Ababa


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