Choice Partners national purchasing cooperative offers quality, legal procurement and contract solutions to meet government purchasing requirements. We also meet all cooperative requirements of the EDGAR/Uniform Guidance/2 CFR 200!  

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Due Date: Sep 30,2022 02:00 pm
RFP Title: Technology and Other Related Products and Services for Food Service

Question:
I am attempting to register but the system is saying that my username/email is already in the system. To my knowledge, I and my company have not yet registered. I clicked the option for password reset and never received any links for resetting my password.
Answer:
Please e-mail laura@choicepartners.org for further assistance on issues logging into the system.
Question:
Is this only for food service organizations?

We are a nonprofit that hosts food distribution events at our low-income multi-family rental properties. We also provide meals to children through our out-of-school time programming.

Would this make us eligible?
Answer:
This is an RFP for vendors who provide technology products for use in Food Service.
Question:
For Menu board: *What is the size of the display? *How many hours do they plan to run sa display *Is any form of control required? (RS-232, IR, RJ45 *do they need an external PC? What OS are they using? Budget? How are they going to mount the menu board\ Display?
Answer:
Please review RFP Scope and Specifications and all Line Items. Multiple sizes and options may be offered for each line item with subsequent pricing. Choice Partners is a purchasing cooperative and the product needs of each entity will be individualized to that member.
Question:
Cash Drawer Questions: Heavy Duty or Standard Duty? What size are you looking for? (16”x16”, 13”x13”, 16”x17”, etc.) Do we need any front media slots? What size till do you need? (5 Bill x 5 Coin, 4 Bill x 6 Coin, etc.) How do you plan to connect this cash drawer? (to which printer?) For POINT OF SALE HARDWARE- SCANNER, SHEET FED, COLOR IMAGE PROCESSING, EMBEDDED SOFTWARE FOR DOCUMENT SCANNING AND INDEXING. ****Please verify the following: *What type of documents are to be scanned? • How many scans in a day/ month (average)? • Largest media size to be scanned? *Computer Operating System & connectivity needed?
Answer:
Please review RFP Scope and Specifications and all Line Items. Multiple sizes and options may be offered for each line item with subsequent pricing. Choice Partners is a purchasing cooperative and the product needs of each entity will be individualized to that member. This RFP is for comprehensive specification line items, and each entity/member will submit Quotes/Order with specific needs/measurements/etc. at the time of intended order/purchase.
Question:
POS System Questions: What type of system are you looking for? -All-in-One system (Touchscreen with components built in) -Desktop model (if so, do you want a touch or non-touch monitor?) -Tablet based system? What size screen are you looking for? Do they want a Resistive or Capacitive touchscreen? (Resistive is typically for food service or dirty environments, Capacitive is used most often in retail environments) What environment is this being placed in? Do they know what software they are running? What processor speed or series do they want? Pentium (dual core), i3, i5, i7? How much RAM do they need? 4GB/8GB/Etc. How much storage do they need? Do they want an SSD? Do you need a specific operating system? What peripherals do you need? (Magnetic Strip Reader/Receipt Printer/Pole Display/Cash Drawer/etc.) Is a complete EMV payment terminal needed?
Answer:
Please review RFP Scope and Specifications and all Line Items. Multiple sizes and options may be offered for each line item with subsequent pricing. Choice Partners is a purchasing cooperative and the product needs of each entity/member will be individualized to that member. This RFP is for comprehensive specification line items, and each entity/member will submit Quotes/Order with specific product needs/measurements/etc. at the time of intended order/purchase.