The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has invited bids from reputed firms under the 'two packet system' offering advertisement rights on 75 free baggage trolleys (FBTs) along with their retrieval, operation and maintenance at civil aerodrome, Porbandar. The contract shall be awarded for three years and shall attract a minimum reserved license fee of Rs. 19 per trolley for the first year. The EMD required is Rs. 10,000.
As per the eligibility criteria specified, interested parties should have a minimum experience of two years in advertisement display business or trolley management services at transportation centre like airports, seaports, railways, bus terminals etc.
Hoteliers, airlines including foreign airlines, business and industrial houses, courier agencies, shopping malls with establishment not less than two years, are also be eligible for the contract.
All participating firms should be having a minimum annual turnover of Rs. 5 lakh from the business for which experience has been claimed.
Interested parties should quote the license fee offered for the first year only. From the second year onwards, the license fee shall be escalated by 10 per cent over the previous year's fee.
While the contract shall be awarded for 75 trolleys, the authority will reserve the right to increase or decrease the number of trolleys as required during the period of contract. However, in case additional trolleys are added, the fee for these shall be paid by the licensee on a pro-rata basis.
Tender documents indicating full details of the license can be obtained on payment of Rs. 260 from the Office of the Station in Charge, Airports Authority of India, Civil Aerodrome, Porbandar, on any working day up to 4pm of October 22, 2010.
Duly completed tender documents in a sealed master envelope should reach the specified address on or before 3pm on October 26, 2010. This master envelope must have two envelopes marked as ‘A’ and ‘B’ containing technical and financial bids respectively.
The technical bids shall be opened at 3.30pm on the same day.