UN Secretariat
Freight Forwarding estimates for Hybrid Electric Sedan vehicles Request for information

Reference: RFIUNPD18734
Beneficiary countries: United States of America
Registration level: Basic
Published on: 23-Jul-2021
Deadline on: 05-Aug-2021 00:00 0.00

Introduction The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to gather information on the latest available commercial freight forwarding acceptable solution for the multimodal transport of Hybrid Electric Sedan vehicles from providers in the marketplace to fulfill the United Nations (UN) future requirements. The gathered information will be used to determine the feasibility, scope, cost estimate, timeframe, and resources required by the UN. UN expects to follow this RFI with a Request for Proposal (RFP) for multimodal transport of Hybrid Electric Sedan vehicles solutions that will be able to meet the operational requirements of the Offices Away from Headquarters (OAH), the United Nations Global Service Centre (UNGSC), Regional Economic Commissions, Peacekeeping and Political missions worldwide, and other UN Secretariat supported entities. 1. Use of Information 1.1. All costs for preparing a response for the RFI must be covered by the vendor. 1.2. The requested information will only be used by the UN for internal planning purposes, be kept strictly confidential and only authorized personnel will have access to it. 1.3. The response to this RFI will not be used to pre-qualify vendors. 1.4. The provided information will not be contractually binding to the vendor. 2. RFI Response Delivery As the objective of this RFI is to both gather information on the latest solutions and find potential vendors, your willingness and ability to reply will be of mutual benefit. 2.1. Please fill in and complete the tables 1-3 below with the estimated freight rates and email your response in electronic format (preferably as a searchable text PDF) to: isabiryej@un.org. 3. Time Frame Please estimate the time required/needed to: 3.1. Respond to a comprehensive global RFP covering UN locations. 4. Risk Management / Mitigation Having reviewed and answered the above-listed questions, what do you consider to be the highest risk factors? 4.1. During implementation 4.2. During ongoing operation 4.3. How are these risk factors mitigated/managed? 4.4. In your experience, what has been the biggest issue faced on similar projects and how have you resolved them? 5. Important – Registration as a United Nations Vendor 5.1. Please note that companies willing to participate in a potential RFP solicitation will have to be a registered vendor with the UN. 5.2. Please access the Vendor Registration Application Forms and follow instructions at the website: http://www.un.org/Depts/ptd/register.htm. Please submit applications as soon as possible.

Joseph Isabirye