Specifications include, but are not limited to:
(DESKTOPS, LAPTOPS, TABLETS,
INCLUDING RELATED PERIPHERALS & SERVICES).
The objectives of this RFP are to:
• Obtain greater volume-based price discounts for quantity one purchases by leveraging the purchasing power of
multiple states and their political subdivisions
• Obtain competitive pricing for specific standard configurations through a Premium Saving Package (PSP)
program. Participation in PSP is not required, but is encouraged.
• Reduce contracting costs for each participating state through a cooperative competitive procurement process
• Obtain better contract terms for states through centralized negotiation on behalf of multiple states and their
Proposers will provide an initial minimum discount for a quantity of one unit, plus minimum discounts based on volume
purchasing tiers. Proposers are to base discounts on the collective volume of potential purchases by the numerous state
and local government entities. The objective of the procurement is to consolidate spend for participating entities to receive
highly competitive pricing at the quantity one unit. Further bulk/quantity savings are obtained when additional quantities
are requested. Participating States and political subdivisions are encouraged to continually obtain competitive quotes from
multiple manufacturers for further quantity discounts among the awarded vendors to obtain the lowest price.