The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has invited bids under the ‘two-packet system’ from OOH firms, offering ad rights on nearly 607 passenger baggage trolleys, along with their retrieval, maintenance and safeguarding, inside and outside the terminal building of the international airport in Jaipur. The contract will be awarded for a period of three years and will attract a minimum reserved license fee Rs 435 per trolley per month. The EMD required is Rs 230,200.
AAI will initially provide 607 baggage trolleys to the licensee, for which the licensee shall pay the license fee along with 10 per cent annual compounded escalation. Baggage trolleys are increasingly becoming an attractive frequency building option and the authorities are going all guns to make the most of it.
If the numbers of trolleys are increased during the license period, the license fee will be increased on a pro-rata basis.
Interested parties should have a minimum experience of two years in the ad display business or trolley management services at transportation centres such as airports, seaports, railways as whole, bus terminals, including bus shelters, etc.
Hoteliers, airlines, including foreign airlines, business and industrial houses, courier agencies, shopping malls, etc., having more than two years of business existence will also be eligible for the contract. This experience should have been attained within six years preceding the date of publication of the notice inviting tender.
All participating firms should have a minimum annual turnover of Rs 10 lakh from the business for which the experience is claimed. Documentary proof to this effect will have to be submitted along with the bid.
The tender documents, indicating full details of the license are available on payment of Rs 3,420 on any working day from July 16- 23, 2010, between 10 am and 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm and 4.30 pm at the office of the Airport Director, Airports Authorities of India, International Airport, Jaipur - 302011 (Rajasthan).
If the tender documents are downloaded from the website, the cost of the tender documents will have to be paid through draft or cash on or before the last date of submission of the bid.
Duly completed tender documents must reach be submitted by 3 pm on July 30, 2010. The technical bids shall be opened the same day at 3.30 pm. The date and time of opening of the financial bids shall be intimated separately in due course.