The City of Jackson (the “City”), through its Department of Planning and Development, Office of Transportation, is soliciting bids for a modern software solution for the management of demand response transportation. It can be securely accessed via standard web browsers and should incorporate industry-leading tools to effectively monitor operational processes and resources. The selected Proposal will be for intuitive, easy to use GIS-based scheduling and dispatch software that accurately selects the most appropriate vehicle/run to place reservations using a batch scheduling process that improves overall on-time performance. The City of Jackson must also have the option of purchasing Mobile Data Computers or Tablets as a part of this project.
Interested firms may obtain a copy of a detailed Request for Proposals, and any proposal addenda by emailing email@example.com. Official proposal documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Please reference RFP#2020-03.
Six copies of the offeror’s Proposal together with a PDF file of the Proposal on a flash drive shall be deposited with the City of Jackson, Office of City Clerk at 219 South President Street, Jackson, MS 39205 until Tuesday, August 4, 2020 by 3:30 pm, Central Standard Time (CST). Electronic bids and/or reverse auction bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814. Submittals received after the speficied date and time shall not be accepted.
The City of Jackson is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in public contracting. It is the policy of the City of Jackson to promote full and equal business opportunity for all persons doing business with the City As a pre-condition to selection, each proposer shall submit a completed and signed Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) Plan with the proposal submission, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Jackson's Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) Executive Order. Failure to comply with the City's Executive Order shall disqualify a proposer from being awarded an eligible contract. For more information on the City of Jackson's Equal Business Opportunity Program, please contact the Division of Equal Business Opportunity at 601-960-1856. Copies of the City of Jackson's Executive Order, EBO Plan Applications, and a copy of the program are available at the following location: 200 South President Street, Room 223, Jackson, Mississippi.
The City of Jackson, Mississippi is committed to cultivating and ensuring the quality of life of its citizens, through various programs, employment, initiatives, and assistance. The City of Jackson encourages all persons, corporations, and/or entities doing business within the City of Jackson, as well as those who seek to contract with the City of Jackson on various projects and/or conduct business in Jackson to assist the City of Jackson in achieving its goal by strongly considering City of Jackson residents for employment opportunities.
The City of Jackson reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein.