Office of Procurement

Ground Courier Services for Libraries, 00-2088

University of Wisconsin System - Office of Procurement
780 Regent Street, Rm. 145
Madison, Wisconsin 5371

COMMODITY OR SERVICE:

Ground Courier Services for Libraries

CONTRACT NO.: 10-2088

NIGP CODE: 962-24

BULLETIN NO: 22-99130-901

CONTRACT TERM:

November 3, 2009 through December 31, 2010 with four optional one year renewals.

DESCRIPTION:

This contract provides ground courier services for UW-System Libraries so that their patrons can request and receive resources from other UW-System Libraries on a regular and timely basis. The service is provided to all twenty-six campuses, including sixty-three physical library locations statewide. The contract is pre-paid and provides 5-day (Monday through Friday) or 3-day (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) per week pick-up and delivery to the sites as needed. Options to increase frequency of stops at an additional cost are listed in the contract.

VENDOR:

South Central Library System (SCLS)
5250 East Terrace Drive, Suite A-2
Madison, Wisconsin 53718-8345

FEIN NO.: 39-1210652

CONTACT PERSON:

Robert K. Blitzke
Delivery Service Coordinator
1601 Gilson St.
Madison, WI 53715-2127
Telephone: (608) 266-4805
Fax: (608) 266-4881
bblitzke@scls.lib.wi.us

CONTRACT DETAILS:

The delivery service elements included are as follows:
· Primary delivery vehicles and back-up delivery vehicles
· Timely follow-up on delivery/sorting problems
· Delivery containers to protect library materials
· Cargo insurance
· En route sorting of materials by the driver
· Business service bond insurance coverage for drivers on UW premises
· Post-route sorting of materials at sorting facility
· Connection to every other library or agency served by contractor throughout Wisconsin

UW-System funding supports this contract.

Note: Questions about estimated time of arrival of particular items should be addressed to the following Email address: delivery@scls.lib.wi.us or by calling (608) 266-6039. A trace will be initiated immediately

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL NO.: 99-2088

CONTRACT ORIGIN: UW System Office of Procurement

For further information contact: Ruth Ginzberg: 608/263-4379 or Email: rginzberg@uwsa.edu