The contract will be valid ‘for the period November 2012 to October 2013 or a part of it,’ said the notification.
GCMMF, that markets its products under the Amul brandname, wants transport carriers, who own open trucks, containers and refrigerated vans, to send in their quotations for freight rates before October 9, 2012 to the GCCMF headquarters at Anand, Gujarat.
Transport contractors can get more details here.
The GCCMF tender document, available on their website, details maximum transportation days, excluding loading and unloading, for 42 Indian cities. The quotation attracts a Rs. 25,000 deposit, according to the tender document published on the company’s website.
The transport contract for heavy commercial vehicles (HCVs) mentions that carriers should provide transportation services to a minimum of 15 destinations.
All approved transport carriers, to whom the transport contract is awarded, are required to furnish a bank Guarantee of ten lakh rupees, issued by a nationalised bank, in favour of GCMMF Ltd., Anand, the tender document mentioned.
If the government revises diesel prices during the tenure of the contract, an upward or downward revision equal to or more than Rs.1 per litre, then approved rates for each destination will be adjusted accordingly, by the savings or additional burden from the diesel cost, the tender document mentioned.
The Gujarat Co-Operative Milk Marketing Federation has an annual turnover of about $2 billion.