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1.

0 Overview
Auto Creative Company (ACC) is an Australian designing company which is contracted to design
and manage construction of a mouse trap vehicle for Mouse Trap Racing. As the designing is
done by our team, we are currently looking for a qualified contractor to build our design.

2.0 Evaluation Method


The evaluation criteria has 9 sections, each section has 5 marks, 0 to be minimum and 5 to be
maximum score for each section. All companies are assessed during 2 weeks. In other words,
each company has 2 weeks to proof their professionalism. Furthermore, some criterions are
prior to others, which gives them different weighting.

3.0 Tender Evaluation Criteria


3.1 Acceptance of design requirements
The contractor company ensures that they can provide all tools and materials required for
vehicle construction. High quality materials are expected to be provided by the contractor
company.

3.2 Professionalism
It is expected from the construction company to ask specific and technical questions about the
design. Comments for improving our design are highly desired. Builder Company must have
high understanding of our design.

3.3 Maintenance
A user manual is to be provided by the construction company for solving the simple arising
problems with the vehicle, i.e. problems which are likely to occur and can be solved with no
technical experience in maintenance.

3.4 Punctuality
The contractor is to attend all meetings on time. Changing the time of confirmed meetings is
not accepted and they must hand in the required documents on time.
3.5 Being Organized
Constructor Company should prepare an agenda for our meetings and they are expected to
record the minutes of each meeting. It is expected that they have a schedule for construction to
estimate how long the construction will take?

3.6 Costing
Contractor Company must maintain a good financial management. Construction cost should not
exceed our predicted cost by 10-20%.

3.7 Experience
It is desired that the contractor has done vehicle construction before, if they have done so, a
reference is to be provided.

3.8 Communication
The contractor is expected to contact the right person in our team regarding their questions.
We expect them to answer our e-mails, phone calls or texts on time and they should be easy to
contact and available.

3.9 OS&H
Occupational Safety and Health is very important for Mousetrap Vehicle Construction. The
contractor company must carefully consider all safety hazards during working with materials
such as Drill, Saw, Cutter and Glue.
Criterion Weight Allocated Points Overall
score

Acceptance of design 3 Could not Most of Good


requirements provide material is quality
/15
material provided material
provided

Professionalism 3 No proof of No Understood


understanding professional and
/15
and no comments improved
comments on design our design

Maintenance 1 Did not Predicted, Provided a


predict arising but could good user
/5
problems not solve manual for
problems problems

Punctuality 2 Did not Were late Attended all


attend for meetings on
/10
meetings meetings time

Being organized 2 Did not have a Non- A good,


schedule realistic realistic
/10
schedule schedule

Costing 3 Expensive More than Can build


construction predicted with the
/15
cost predicted
cost

Experience 1 No previous Tiny Experience


experience experience in
/5
construction
Communication 2 Did not Answered Answered
answer on late on time,
/10
time, not available
available

OS&H 3 Did not Considered Considered


consider safety for safety
/15
safety hazards some hazards for
equipment all tools

Evaluation Summary

Criterion BREAKTHROUGH CREQ ENGINEERING CUTTING EDGE


ENGINEERING DESIGN ENGINEERING
AND MANUFACTURING

Acceptance of
design
requirements

Professionalism

Maintenance
Punctuality

Being organized

Costing

Experience

Communication

OS&H

Company name Overall score

BREAKTHROUGH ENGINEERING /100


DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING

CREQ ENGINEERING /100

CUTTING EDGE ENGINEERING /100