We kindly request you to submit your quotation for Supply and Delivery of Networking Equipment’s &
Accessories, and Data Center Infrastructure Setup for NSGP Project, as detailed in Annex 1 of this RFQ. Whenpreparing your quotation, please be guided by the form attached hereto as Annex 2.
Quotations may be submitted on or before January 15, 2013 at 1:00 PM. via ☒e‐mail, ☒courier mail to
the address below:
United Nations Development Programme
UNDP Country Office
Shah Mahmood Ghazi Watt, Kabul |Afghanistan
Quotations submitted by email must be limited to a maximum of 2.5 MB, virus‐free and no more than
three email transmissions. They must be free from any form of virus or corrupted contents, or the quotationsshall be rejected.
It shall remain your responsibility to ensure that your quotation will reach the address above on or
before the deadline. Quotations that are received by UNDP after the deadline indicated above, for whatever
reason, shall not be considered for evaluation. If you are submitting your quotation by email, kindly ensure that they are signed and in the PDF format, and free from any virus or corrupted files.
Goods offered shall be reviewed based on completeness and compliance of the quotation with the
minimum specifications described above and any other annexes providing details of UNDP requirements.
The quotation that complies with all of the specifications, requirements and offers the lowest price, as
well as all other evaluation criteria indicated, shall be selected. Any offer that does not meet the requirements shall be rejected.
Any discrepancy between the unit price and the total price (obtained by multiplying the unit price and
quantity) shall be re‐computed by UNDP. The unit price shall prevail and the total price shall be corrected. Ifthe supplier does not accept the final price based on UNDP’s re‐computation and correction of errors, its quotation will be rejected.
Ater UNDP has identified the lowest price ofer, UNDP reserves the right to award the contract based only on the prices of the goods in the event that the transportation cost (freight and insurance) is found to be higher than UNDP’s own estimated cost if sourced from its own freight forwarder and insurance provider.
At any time during the validity of the quotation, no price variation due to escalation, inflation, fluctuation in exchange rates, or any other market factors shall be accepted by UNDP ater it has received the quotation. At the time of award of Contract or Purchase Order, UNDP reserves the right to vary (increase or decrease) the quantity of services and/or goods, by up to a maximum twenty ive per cent (25%) of the total offer, without any change in the unit price or other terms and conditions.
Any Purchase Order that will be issued as a result of this RFQ shall be subject to the General Terms and Conditions attached hereto. The mere act of submission of a quotation implies that the vendor accepts without question the General Terms and Conditions of UNDP herein attached as Annex 3.
UNDP is not bound to accept any quotation, nor award a contract/Purchase Order, nor be responsible for any costs associated with a Supplier’s preparation and submission of a quotation, regardless of the outcome or the manner of conducting the selection process.
Please be advised that UNDP’s vendor protest procedure is intended to aford an opportunity to appeal
for persons or firms not awarded a purchase order or contract in a competitive procurement process. In the
event that you believe you have not been fairly treated, you can find detailed information about vendor protest
procedures in the following link: http://www.undp.oraprocurement/protest.shtml .
UNDP encourages every prospective Vendor to avoid and prevent conflicts of interest, by disclosing to UNDP if you, or any of your afiliates or personnel, were involved in the preparation of the requirements, design, specifications, cost estimates, and other information used in this RFQ.
UNDP implements a zero tolerance on fraud and other proscribed practices, and is committed to identifying and addressing all such acts and practices against UNDP, as well as third parties involved in UNDP activities. UNDP expects its suppliers to adhere to the UN Supplier Code of Conduct found in this link :
The above is a summarized version of the original procurement notice.
This procurement notice was sent to the Development Executive Group through e-mail by the procurement agent.