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File #: 22-389   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE sole source, sole brand standardization of KONECRANES, Inc., for the Mobile Harbor Crane (MHC-1) in operations 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 sole source, sole brand standardization of KONECRANES, Inc., for the Mobile Harbor Crane (MHC-1) in operations 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 for the standardization and procurement of spare parts, materials, engineering and retrofit services for the Mobile Harbor Crane, identified as MHC-1, 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.

The Mobile Harbor Crane identified as MHC-1 at Port Everglades is manufactured by Gottwald. Due to a merger/acquisition, Gottwald is now owned by KONECRANES, Inc. and is the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) vendor to provide spare parts, engineering, and related maintenance, engineering design, and retrofit services for MHC-1. Substitutes from other manufacturers do not exist and would not be interchangeable with the crane. Due to the 40-year service life of MHC-1, standardization is requested for KONECRANES, Inc.

On January 27, 2022, the Purchasing Division posted a Request for Information (RFI)/Notice of Intent to ascertain if the parts, materials, and services needed for the Mobile Harbor Crane from KONECRANES, Inc. is available from other providers. The RFI cl...

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