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File #: 22-388   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE most reasonable sole source, and sole brand standardization of the electrical systems manufactured by TMEIC Corporation, for the container gantry cranes at Port Everglades.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Sole Brand Sole Source Memo dated March 3, 2022
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: George Tablack
Department: Finance and Administrative Services Division: Purchasing

Information
Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE most reasonable sole source, and sole brand standardization of the electrical systems manufactured by TMEIC Corporation, for the container gantry cranes at Port Everglades.

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Why Action is Necessary
In accordance with the Broward County Procurement Code, Section 21.19(a), the Board is required to approve all standardizations greater than the award authority of the Director of Purchasing; and Section 21.19(c), the Director of Purchasing may recommend to the Board that any brand or source of goods or services be standardized as the sole brand or sole source of goods or services that will be purchased for a County Agency or countywide.

What Action Accomplishes
Provides the standardization and procurement of electrical systems for container gantry cranes in operation at Port Everglades.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None.

Summary Explanation/Background
THE PURCHASING DIVISION AND THE PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

Port Everglades has 11 container gantry cranes in operation and expects to take delivery of an additional three cranes that are on order with Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co Ltd. (ZPMC) in September 2023. The container gantry cranes at Port Everglades are equipped with TMEIC drive systems, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) control logic, TMEIC CMS2000 (Crane Management System), and TMEIC Collision Avoidance System.

TMEIC Corporation (TMEIC), previously known as TMEIC-GE, has a long history in the crane industry supplying equipment and systems throughout the world, and continues to lead the industry in crane technology. TMEIC is the leader in Alternate Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC) drive systems, and their respective design and software are proprietary and not inter...

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