By November 23, 2016 No Comments

Society for Family Health (SFH) is an indigenous non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organization that supports the Nigerian Government’s efforts in public health interventions. SFH activities focus on Child Health, Family Planning, HIV & AIDS, Maternal and Reproductive Health, and Safe Water Systems.

SFH distributes health commodities through its supply chain system to its wholesalers spread across the country to support its program implementation. We currently engage the services of a third party for warehousing services for storage of commodities.

These storage facilities are located in twenty-three (23) towns across the country. These are; Aba, Abuja, Ado-Ekiti, Oshogbo, Akure, Bauchi, Benin, Calabar, Enugu, Gombe, Gusau, Ibadan, Illorin, Jos, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos, Markudi, Onitsha, Owerri, Port-Hacourt, Sokoto and Yola.

SFH invites responses from interested and qualified organizations that provide long distance haulage services to be engaged for fixed term contract.

Objectives of Service:
To deliver efficiently, commodities in the right quantity and quality, using “Good Distribution Practice” concept.

Specific Activities:
SFH engages the services of haulage companies for the movement of its commodities, promotional and educational materials, etc. from the central warehouse located at Ota, Ogun slate (Departure point) to the twenty-three (23) third party depots across the country. We engage various sizes and types of trucks including 10tons, 20tons, 2Stons, 30tons, insulated, refrigerated, open-body and closed-body. Type or size of truck used at any time, is dependent on the nature of shipment. Occasionally multiple or more locations are combined along same route. SFH may also engage the haulage trucks for reverse logistics and for Inter depot transfer of commodities.

SFH Intends to retain the services of three (3) to five (5) haulage companies for a period of two (2) years. Organisations interested in providing these services are expected to send their proof of eligibility as described below.

To be eligible for consideration, Interested companies must submit tender documentation that must include ALL of the following:
A. Profile of the organisation including
i. a copy of evidence of Company registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission,
ii. Physical address of organisation (including list of branches),
iii. Key contacts (website, email, 24hours helpline, and telephone)
B. Organogram of the management structure including curriculum vitae or staff profile for the key personnel directly involved.
C. Demonstration that they have been engaged in similar and large haulage activities for more than one year, in most of the locations mentioned above. Kindly include any of the following; Award letters, Service Completion Certificates, Purchase orders, Delivery notes, and Waybill endorsed by third party.
D. Evidence of financial management systems (that must include any available audited account).
E. A Copy of company’s Current Goods-in-Transit Insurance (that insures up to N100 million worth of goods).
F. Tax Clearance Certificates for 2013, and 2014

• At this stage, a ‘yes’ (representing a score of ‘1’) or ‘no’ (representing a score of ‘0’) qualifier will be used to rate all the points above. Only bidders who score 80% and above will proceed to the next stage
• All costs incurred by bidders as a result of this process and any subsequent requests for information shall be borne by the bidding companies.
• Only companies that satisfy the Pre-qualification requirements will be contacted with Request for Quotes (RFQ).
• This advertisement shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of SFH to appoint any organisation nor shall it entitle any organisation to claim any indemnity from SFH.

The code SFH/HAUL-11-16 should be boldly written on the top right corner of the Pre-qualification submission envelope.
Name of organisation tendering should also be clearly written on back of the envelope.
The sealed envelope should be addressed to the ‘Director’ Procurement Division, and received in our Abuja office at 8 Port-Harcourt Crescent, off Gimbiya street, Area 11, Garki Abuja not later than 5.00pm on 5th December, 2016.