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Editorial and Typesetting Services


  • Solicitation Number: RFP 18-0015
  • Issue Date: Mar 20,2018
  • Closing Date: Apr 17,2018

CLOSING DATE AND TIME: APRIL 17, 2018 @ 3.00 PM EST

 

The World Bank Group is hiring a qualified Firm to provide editorial and typesetting services for the Basic Publishing stream. For the Basic Publishing stream, speed, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness while maintaining an appropriate level of quality, along with excellent customer service (including hours of availability), are critical factors. The Firm should routinely make use of automated editorial tools and a secure interface that enables authors, proofreaders, and other reviewers to mark revisions directly in the paginated proofs rather than annotating a PDF. In addition, the Firm should be capable of providing same-day delivery of electronic files following final approval. The estimated pipeline is 50 - 85 books in the first year, ranging in length from 32 – 600 typeset pages, with most falling in the range of 48 – 272 typeset pages. The expectation is that the pipeline will grow over time.

The solicitation may be obtained by sending an email to the designated Category Manager, referencing the following information:

1.   Solicitation Number

2.   Company Name

3.   Contact Person Name and Title

4.   Address

5.   Telephone Number

6.   Fax Number

7.   Contact's Email Address

A copy of the solicitation will be sent to organizations that have replied to and are eligible to receive this advertisement. All requests and questions regarding this solicitation shall be directed to the following designated Corporate Procurement Category Manager:

Chayut Mathurapote at cmathurapote@worldbank.org

The WBG reserves the right to publicly disclose contract award information, including but not limited to, name of company receiving the award, brief description of services, and contract award amount, for any contract award valued over US$250,000.  Offeror's proposal and contractual documents will remain confidential and therefore not subject to disclosure. 

The World Bank reserves the right to reject any or all responses without recourse.