Translink, comprising of Northern Ireland Railways, Metro and Ulsterbus is the all-embracing title for the integrated public transport operations in Northern Ireland.
Translink requires a competent contractor to supply leather or reconstituted leather suitable for coach seating. This material will be uncut e.g. hide or on the roll.
The initial contract will be for a period of 3 years with options to extend for a further 2 periods of 1 year each.
Translink requires a competent contractor to supply leather or reconstituted leather suitable for the re-trimming of approximately 1800 coach seats to be delivered over a period of 18 months. The supplier must be able to supply material cut to template and backed with foam. Foam backing must be 6 and 12mm thick approximately. The ability to emboss a pattern on the material is also essential.
PQQ responses must be submitted before: 3pm on Thursday 26th April 2012.
Translink is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with Tenderers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued and it is intended that all communications with Translink including the submission of PQQ and Tender responses will be conducted via www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk.
Unless stated otherwise in these Instructions or in writing from Translink, all communications including queries from Applicants and any PQQ amendments from Translink during the period of this procurement exercise shall be submitted through and published via the online messaging facility provided on the e-sourcing NI portal (see “Messages” section). The onus lies on the applicant to read and keep up to date with all the information published on eSourcing NI in relation to this requirement.