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04-051P Award
Oct. 5, 2004

Freight Tender Results: FFTP, FFProgress Parcels to Jamaica 10/05/04. 
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BKA LOGISTICS LLC, AS AGENTS FOR AND ON BEHALF OF FOOD FOR THE
POOR, INC. (FFTP), ANNOUNCES BOOKING RESULTS ON FOOD FOR PROGRESS
CARGOES TENDERED SEP 3, 2004 UNDER INV-084B (IFB NUMBER: 04-051P):
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AA. REF NO: F04-0214
CARGO: UP TO 370 NMT
COMMODITY: TEXTURED SOY PROTEIN – 50 LB BAGS 
LOAD PORT: RCDR – INTERMODAL CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CARGILL)
DISPORT: KINGSTON, JAMAICA 
AVAIL: NET SEP 27 – NLT OCT 24, 2004 
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BB. REF NO: F04-0215
CARGO: UP TO 230 NMT
COMMODITY: TEXTURED SOY PROTEIN – 50 LB BAGS 
LOAD PORT: RCDR – INTERMODAL CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CARGILL)
DISPORT: KINGSTON, JAMAICA 
AVAIL: NET SEP 27 – NLT OCT 24, 2004 
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ALL THE ABOVE WERE BOOKED AS FOLLOWS:
CARRIER: AMERICA CARGO TRANSPORT
TUG/BARGE: MR. ANDRE/DELAWARE TRADER (US FLAG)
RATE: USD 340.00/GMT (OCEAN $150, D.INLAND $190)
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THIS SPECIFIC TENDER CONTACT:
BKA LOGISTICS LLC, 1629 K STREET NW, SUITE 600, WASHINGTON D.C.
20006. PHONE: 202-331-7395; TELEFAX: 202-331-7735; E-MAIL: MARK.MILLARD@BKALOGISTICS.NET OR JAMES.MEAD@BKALOGISTICS.NET 


04-051P
Tender September 3, 2004

Freight Tender: FFTP, FFProgress Parcels to Jamaica (09/03/04).
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IFB NUMBER: 04-051P.
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BKA LOGISTICS LLC, AS AGENTS FOR AND ON BEHALF OF FOOD FOR THE
POOR, INC. (FFTP), REQUESTS U.S. AND NON U.S. FLAG LINER OFFERS
FOR CARRIAGE OF THE FOLLOWING FOOD FOR PROGRESS CARGOES, VIA
CONTAINER SERVICE ONLY, UNDER INV-084B:
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AA. REF NO: F04-0214
CARGO: UP TO 370 NMT
COMMODITY: TEXTURED SOY PROTEIN – 50 LB BAGS 
LOAD PORT: RCDR – INTERMODAL CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CARGILL)
DISPORT: KINGSTON, JAMAICA (SEE NOTE 5)
AVAIL: NET SEP 27 – NLT OCT 24, 2004 (SEE NOTE 1)
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BB. REF NO: F04-0215
CARGO: UP TO 230 NMT
COMMODITY: TEXTURED SOY PROTEIN – 50 LB BAGS 
LOAD PORT: RCDR – INTERMODAL CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CARGILL)
DISPORT: KINGSTON, JAMAICA (SEE NOTE 5)
AVAIL: NET SEP 27 – NLT OCT 24, 2004 (SEE NOTE 1)
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ON THE ABOVE:
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TERMS: FULL BERTH TERMS, ALL INCLUSIVE. NO DEMURRAGE / NO
DESPATCH/ NO DETENTION ON VESSELS/CONTAINERS/TRAILERS BENDS.
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NOTE 1: THE ABOVE DATES APPLY TO CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 
VENDOR. OFFERORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COORDINATE WITH VENDORS
TO ENSURE A SMOOTH LOADING OPERATION.
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NOTE 2: CARRIER MUST CERTIFY THAT EACH CONTAINER UTILIZED TO LOAD FFTP CARGO 
IS: (A) IN WIND AND WATER TIGHT CONDITION; (B) NOT MORE THAN TEN (10)
YEARS OLD; AND, (C) NOT A SALVAGED CONTAINER OR MUSTERED OUT FROM
REGULAR SERVICE. AS A CONDITION OF PAYMENT, CARRIER MUST PROVIDE BKA 
A FGIS SURVEY REPORT ATTESTING TO THE SATISFACTORY CONDITION OF
CONTAINERS. SURVEY IS TO BE PERFORMED PRIOR TO LOADING FFTP CARGOES.
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NOTE 3: NO MINIMUM CONTAINER LOAD REQUIREMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
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NOTE 4: ALL ABOVE COMMODITIES MUST BE SHIPPED IN FULLY ENCLOSED MARINE 
CONTAINERS. SAME ARE TO BE LOADED AND SEALED FOR EXPORT AT
SUPPLIER’S WAREHOUSE(S). NO TRANSLOADING WILL BE PERMITTED.
OFFERS OF NON-CONTAINERIZED SERVICE WILL BE CONSIDERED AS 
NON RESPONSIVE.
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NOTE 5: CARRIER TO DELIVER CARGO CONTAINERS TO THE PORT OF KINGSTON, JAMAICA.
CARRIER TO GRANT 21 DAYS FREE-TIME FOR EACH CONTAINER TO ALLOW FOR
CUSTOMS CLEARANCE PROCEDURES AND PERMIT FFTP TO DRAY SAME TO RECEIVER’S
WAREHOUSE(S) FOR UNSTUFFING. FREE-TIME TO START UPON CONTAINER(S)
ARRIVAL AT CARRIER’S OWN OR DESIGNATED CONTAINER YARD AND TO CEASE 
UPON RETURN OF THE EMPTY CONTAINER(S) BACK TO CARRIER AT THE
CONTAINER YARD. 
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NOTE 6: CARRIER TO GUARANTEE CARGO ARRIVAL AT FINAL DESTINATION (PORT OF
KINGSTON) WITHIN 30 DAYS OF COMPLETION OF LOADING FFTP JAMAICA CARGOES.
A DELIVERY DELAY ASSESSMENT (DDA) OF USD 1.00 PER METRIC TON PER DAY, 
OR PRO-RATA, WILL BE ASSESSED FOR EACH DAY BEYOND THIS LIMIT. DDA, IF
ANY, WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM OCEAN FREIGHT PAYMENT AGAINST EACH BILL OF
LADING ISSUED.
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NOTE 7: IF OFFERED VESSEL IS A BARGE, SAME MUST BE OF SUCH A TYPE TO 
ADEQUATELY PROTECT THE CARGO, EITHER BY DESIGN (SUCH AS A HOUSE 
BARGE OR MULTI-DECK BARGE) OR BY THE USE OF PERMANENT BREAKWATER 
WALLS OF AT LEAST EIGHT FEET IN HEIGHT AND ENCOMPASSING AT LEAST 
EIGHTY (80) PERCENT OF THE BARGE. CONTAINERS NOT HAULING USDA 
CARGO OR NON-PERMANENT WALLS MAY BE USED AS BREAKWATER WALLS FOR 
UP TO TWENTY (20) PERCENT OF THE PROTECTING WALL. ANY/ALL OTHER 
BARGES WILL BE DEEMED NON-RESPONSIVE TO THIS TENDER.
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NOTE 8: PARCELS AA AND BB ABOVE MUST NOT LIFT ONBOARD A VESSEL PRIOR TO
OCT 25, 2004.
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- COMMODITY, LOADPORT, AND INTERMODAL POINT ABBREVIATIONS AS PER USDA
FORM KC-362. DELIVERY TERMS PER USDA NOTICE TO THE TRADE OF APRIL
5, 1995. FOR ANY COMMODITIES ALLOCATED BASIS INTERMODAL SUPPIER’S PLANT,
VESSEL OWNERS MUST COMPLY WITH SUPPLIER’S LOAD AND CAPACITY CAPABILITIES. 
IF THE VESSEL FAILS TO C0MPLY WITH SUPPLIER’S LOAD CAPABILITIES, ANY 
COSTS INCURRED BY CCC INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CARRYING CHARGES,
LIQUIDATED DAMAGES, STORAGE, WILL BE FOR THE VESSEL’S ACCOUNT. IF
CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ARE PLACED AT THE SUPPLIER’S PLANT, CARRIER 
MUST ENSURE THAT CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ARE PLACED AT THE PLANT BY 
THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE SUPPLIER’S SHIPPING PERIOD AND SUPPLY
CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS UNTIL THE SUPPLIER 
FULFILLS HIS CONTRACT QUANTITY. OWNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE TO OFFER ONLY 
FOR VENDORS WHO MATCH OWNERS’ CAPABILITIES. OWNERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO 
REFER TO KC-362 FOR THE LIST OF PLANT LOCATIONS AND CAPABILITIES. 
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- THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE KANSAS CITY
COMMODITY OFFICE'S GUIDELINES DATED DECEMBER 21, 1989 FOR 
CONTAINER, BARGE AND VESSEL HOLD INSPECTIONS IS HEREBY 
INCORPORATED.
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- OFFERS MUST BE IDENTIFIED BY TENDER/IFB NUMBER AND ANY FUTURE
COMMUNICATION SHOULD ALSO IDENTIFY SAME BY TENDER OR CONTRACT
NUMBER.
- OFFERS FROM NVOCC'S WILL BE CONSIDERED AS NON-RESPONSIVE.
- OFFERS MUST INCLUDE:
VESSEL NAME / TYPE / FLAG / YEAR BUILT. ETA AT LOAD AND
DISCHARGE PORT. FULL STYLE OF CARRIER OFFERING. WHETHER
SERVICE IS DIRECT OR TRANSSHIPPED,CONTAINER OR BREAKBULK. 
STATEMENT THAT CARRIER IS A VOCC. OCEAN FREIGHT RATE TO BE IN
U.S. DOLLARS PER METRIC TON AND MUST BE ALL INCLUSIVE REPEAT
ALL INCLUSIVE.
- AS APPLICABLE, THE ALL INCLUSIVE RATE SUBMITTED MUST BREAKOUT 
THE FOLLOWING COMPONENTS: OCEAN FREIGHT, INLAND TRANSPORTATION
(DOMESTIC & FOREIGN), FUMIGATION COSTS, AND, STACKING CHARGES 
AT FINAL DESTINATION. CARRIERS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT ALL INCLUSIVE
RATES AS OUTLINED ABOVE WILL BE CONSIDERED NON RESPONSIVE.
- CARRIER TO SPECIFY IN OFFER THAT RATE OFFERED IS THE SAME AS OR
LOWER THAN CARRIER'S APPLICABLE TARIFF RATE AT TIME OF
OFFERING. CARRIER MUST DECLARE FMC TARIFF NUMBER AND STATE
WHETHER RATE OFFERED IS A 'CARRIER TARIFF RATE' OR A
'CONFERENCE TARIFF RATE' AND WHETHER RATE IS 'TO BE FILED', 'TO
BE MAINTAINED', OR 'TO BE AMENDED'.
- ONLY SEALED HAND DELIVERED OR FAXED OFFERS RECEIVED PRIOR TO TENDER
CLOSING TIME WILL BE ACCEPTED OR CONSIDERED. NO PHONE OFFERS WILL 
BE ACCEPTED.
- FFTP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT ANY AND ALL
OFFERS.
- FIXTURES RESULTING FROM THIS TENDER ARE SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY
FFTP AND USDA.
- EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT AS PROVIDED ABOVE, ALL AWARDS UNDER THIS IFB
WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE U.S. FOOD AID 
BOOKING NOTE DATED MAY 1, 2004 WHICH IS FULLY INCORPORATED HEREIN.
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OFFERS TO BE SUBMITTED TO: BKA LOGISTICS LLC, 1629 K STREET, N.W., 
SUITE 600, WASHINGTON D.C. 20006, BY 1100 HRS ET SEPTEMBER 08, 2004.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THIS SPECIFIC TENDER CONTACT:
BKA LOGISTICS LLC, 1629 K STREET NW, SUITE 600, WASHINGTON D.C.
20006. PHONE: 202-331-7395; TELEFAX: 202-331-7735; E-MAIL: MARK.MILLARD@BKALOGISTICS.NET OR JAMES.MEAD@BKALOGISTICS.NET 

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