Request for Quote – USB Desk Phones

Request for Quote – USB Desk Phones

Supply of 30 x Polycom CX300 USB Desk Phones compatible with Microsoft Lync 2010.

Halton Borough Council
Polycom CX300 USB Desk Phones
Supply of 30 x Polycom CX300 USB Desk Phones compatible with Microsoft Lync 2010.
Please note that we require these handsets to be delivered within 14 days of ordering.

    1. Halton Borough Council may abandon the Advanced Request for Quotation (ARFQ) at any time, is not bound to accept any quotation and will not be liable under any circumstances whatsoever for the costs suppliers incur in preparing the quotation.


2. All questions relating to this quotation must be submitted via The Chest’s Question and Answer facility. Please refer to previously asked questions before asking a question as duplicate questions will not be answered.

Both questions and answers will either be made public on The Chest or
responded to directly to the originator depending on the content.

    1. Halton Borough Council will provide all bidders with their final ranked position only after the evaluation process is complete upon request via The Chests Question and Answer facility.

4. Decisions are usually made 2 weeks following the closing date of the ARFQ.
5. Acceptance of offers
You should note that: –
a.     The Council reserves the right not to accept the lowest, or any, quotation
b.    The Council reserves the right to accept the whole or defined lots of the quotation without accepting the remainder.
c.     Acceptance of a quotation/award of contract will be by written communication from the Council.
6.     The Council reserves the right the purchase goods/services outside of this contract from other providers/suppliers.
7.     This Contract is not an exclusive provider/supplier contract
8.     Access to information
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Council may be required to
disclose either information about your bid or the quotation itself, including your price or range of prices once a contract is awarded and information that you may  regard as commercially sensitive.  Requests for non-disclosure must accompany your tender and include clear and substantive justification together with a time limit when any confidential information could be disclosed.
9.     Transparency of spend
If you are awarded this contract, any individual payments made to you over £500 will be published in our transparency data on the Councils web page
The Councils standard terms and conditions relating to orders and payment are available on the chest and acceptance of them is a requirement for trading with the Council. Additionally there may be further terms and conditions relating to the purchase of individual goods and services contained in the draft Contract enclosed as part of the RFQ. Suppliers are advised to fully consider these before submitting a quotation.
It is your responsibility to ensure that the completed submission is uploaded successfully on The Chest by the deadline specified below:

Deadline for submission is: Friday 16th August 2013 at 2:00pm
Deadline for Questions: Wednesday 14th August 2013 at 2:00pm

Bidders must ensure that all documentation is received on time. Please bear in mind fluctuations in connectivity or the uploading of larger documents can mean that the process takes longer than anticipated.  Any questionnaires submitted or submitted incomplete by the stated deadline time and date will be discarded.  It is the responsibility of the bidder to meet the deadline.

Mr Matthew Moxon
Email Address:
Kingsway House
United Kingdom
Key Dates
08/08/2013 12:29
16/08/2013 14:00
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