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November 28, 2016

News

Generator-maintenance contract protects against winter outages

New Contracts

DES executes contract with two software value-added resellers

Existing Contract Extensions/Updates/Rebid

New ValuePoint small-package contract replaces 03311



New category for disaster preparedness added to translations contract

Contract Feedback Sought

Survey: What do you think about a contract for restoring historic marble?



Rebid HVAC-filter contract? Let DES know



DES looks to extend household-moves contract



Generator-maintenance contract protects against winter outages


During the winter months a power outage due to inclement weather is not the time to discover your facility's generator is inoperable.

As a safety tip, DES reminds customers that Contract 03512 for generator-set preventive maintenance and repair is available to all state agencies, institutions of higher education, political subdivisions and nonprofit corporations.

Please peruse Page 3 of the Contracts and Amendments link on the 03512 contract page for instructions on how to use the contract. For questions or further information, contact the contract vendors or Contract Specialist Corey Larson, (360) 407-9407.

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DES executes contract with two software value-added resellers


To meet our customers' commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software needs, the Department of Enterprise Services has executed NASPO ValuePoint Participating Addenda with Software House International and En Pointe Technologies Sales, LLC.

This ValuePoint master agreement for software value-added reseller (SVAR) includes all major software publishers, such as Microsoft, Adobe, Citrix, Symantec, VMware, etc., and other miscellaneous COTS software.

In addition to offering software licenses, through this master agreement resellers will:

  • Honor existing volume or enterprise license agreements;
  • Offer maintenance and support packages on licenses already owned;
  • Provide tracking, management, usage monitoring and reporting of licenses.

For more information about included products and services, and ordering information, visit the DES Software SVAR Master Contract page.
ValuePoint software value-added reseller contract details

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New ValuePoint small-package contract replaces 03311


Contract 03311 for small-package delivery (NASPO ValuePoint) is being replaced by ValuePoint contract 02416.

The new contract is for express small-package air, expedited ground and delivery services. The scope of services includes intrastate, interstate and international services for inbound and outbound shipping needs.

DES is finalizing participating addenda with two of the awarded contractors, United Parcel Services and Federal Express. For questions, contact Glen McNeill, (360) 407-9355.

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New category for disaster preparedness added to translations contract


At the Washington Military Department's request, a special category for disaster preparedness has been added to Contract 04312 for written-word translation.

The new category can help emergency-management programs across the state to communicate with limited English proficiency residents in time of a disaster. Please refer to Category 9 – Disaster Preparedness – on the contract page.

Questions can be directed to Connie Stacy, (360) 407-9403.

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Survey: What do you think about a contract for restoring historic marble?


DES is looking into establishing a statewide master contract for the repair and restoration of historic marble. If your organization would be interested in such a contract, please complete this survey by Dec. 15 and return it to leslie.edwards@des.wa.gov.

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Rebid HVAC-filter contract? Let DES know


Contract 05809 for HVAC filters is scheduled to expire March 11, 2017. DES is determining if rebidding the contract is in the best interest of the state of Washington.

DES is seeking customer feedback on both current usage and suggested updates by Dec. 15 using the Vendor and Contract Performance Feedback form. Customers who feel that the current contract does not meet their needs are also encouraged to contact Bradley DeVol, (360) 407-7920.

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DES looks to extend household-moves contract


The current term for Contract 01813 for household moves ends Feb. 28, 2017. DES plans to extend the contract, if there are no compelling reasons for a rebid before then.

DES is seeking customer feedback using the Vendor Contract and Performance Feedback form. Questions can be directed to DeEtte Wolfe, (360) 407-8122.

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November 14, 2016

New Contracts

Less-lethal munitions contract goes live Dec. 10

Existing Contract Extensions/Updates/Rebid

DES eyes extension of office-relocation contract

 

Survey equipment contract extended

Contract Feedback Sought

Feedback sought on extending Waste Pumping Services contract

 

 

Less-lethal munitions contract goes live Dec. 10

 

 

 

The less-lethal munitions contract (01716) was awarded Nov. 4. It will replace contract 06510, which expires Dec. 9.

 

The contract has a fixed term from Dec. 10, 2016, to Dec. 9, 2022. The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) is seeking continuous customer feedback on the new contract through the Vendor and Contract Report Card. Questions about the contract can be directed to Contract Specialist Richard Worthy, (360) 407-7932.

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DES eyes extension of office-relocation contract

 

The current term for Contract 08613 for office relocation ends Dec. 31. DES plans to extend the contract through Dec. 31, 2018, if there are no compelling reasons for a rebid before then.

 

DES is seeking customer feedback using the Vendor Contract and Performance Feedback form. Questions can be directed to DeEtte Wolfe, (360) 407-8122.

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Survey equipment contract extended

 

Contract 07812 for Survey and Mapping Equipment & Supplies has been extended through Nov. 30, 2018, with all awarded contractors. More information may be found at the Contract Portal Page. Questions may be directed to Neva Peckham, (360) 407-9411.

 

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Feedback sought on extending Waste Pumping Services contract

 

Contract 07612 for waste pumping services is scheduled to expire Jan. 8, 2017, and DES is determining if extending the contract is in the best interest of the state of Washington.

 

DES is seeking customer feedback by Nov. 30 using the Vendor and Contract Performance Feedback form. Customers who feel that the current contract does not meet their needs are also encouraged to contact John Allen, (360) 407-8406.

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October 31, 2016

New Contracts

NASPO ValuePoint contract for managed print services now available

 

Geotechnical-drilling contract awarded

 

New towing contract now features two vendors

New Solicitations

Bid for lights and signals hits the street

Existing Contract Extensions/Updates/Rebid

None at this time.

Contract Feedback Sought

None at this time.

 

 

NASPO ValuePoint contract for managed print services now available

 

 

 

DES has signed participating addenda with Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc., Lexmark International, Pacific Office Automation Inc. and Ricoh on the NASPO ValuePoint agreement for managed print services (Contract 00215).

 

Pricing and information can be found on the DES contract website. Questions about the contract can be directed to Breann Aggers, (360) 407-9416.

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Geotechnical-drilling contract awarded

 

The geotechnical drilling services contract (00616) was awarded Oct. 13. It replaces expired contract 01310.

 

The contract has a fixed term from Oct. 26, 2016, to Oct. 25, 2022. Enterprise Services is seeking continuous customer feedback on the new contract by using the Vendor and Contract Report Card. Questions about the contract can be directed to Contract Specialist John Allen, (360) 407-8406.

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New towing contract now features two vendors

 

A new towing contract (01016) will be live and available for use with two vendors as of Nov. 1.

 

Summit Towing Inc. and Nisqually Automotive Services Inc. are the vendors.

For more information, contact Steve Hatfield, (360) 407-9216.

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Bid for lights and signals hits the street

 

Solicitation 04616 for illumination, traffic signals and intelligent transportation systems has been posted in WEBS. The opportunity closes Nov. 8.

 

The new contract will replace current contracts 03709 and 02612. The question and answer period ends Oct. 31. For more information, contact Mark Roush, (360) 902-9311.

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October 17, 2016

News

New WEBS training available

New Contracts

None at this time.

Existing Contract Extensions/Updates/Rebid

Dump-truck bodies contract extended

 

Contract for gases (medical, specialty and industrial) considered for extension

Contract Feedback Sought

DES seeks feedback on equipment-rental contract

 

 

New WEBS training available

 

 

 

Two new training courses in Washington's Electronic Business Solution (WEBS) are now available for use.

 

Both courses offer step-by-step posting instruction.

The courses will be helpful for new employee onboarding and will offer a good refresher for everyone. DES's Business Development and Outreach (BDO) team tried to include helpful information that would answer questions and provide extra detail about how WEBS works WEBS users might not know.

Click here for a direct link to the training page.

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Dump-truck bodies contract extended

 

Contract 12304 for dump-truck bodies of various sizes has been extended to June 30, 2017.

 

Questions can be directed to DES Contracts Specialist Mark Roush, (360) 407-9311.

Contract for gases (medical, specialty and industrial) considered for extension

 

Contract 04015 for gases is due to expire Jan. 31, 2017, and DES is preparing to extend it.

 

DES is seeking customer feedback using the Vendor and Contract Performance Feedback form by Nov. 1, 2016.

Customers may direct questions, comments or concerns to Contract Specialist Melanie Williams, (360) 407-9399.

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DES seeks feedback on equipment-rental contract

 

The current term for Contract 02915 for equipment rental ends Dec. 31. DES plans to extend the contract through Dec. 31, 2018, if there are no compelling reasons for a rebid before then.

 

DES is seeking customer feedback using the Vendor Contract and Performance Feedback form. Questions can be directed to Corey Larson, (360) 407-9407.

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