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This screen displays the relevant information for the tender and the specific information on the item being offered for sale.

1)      Actions

a)      Return to open tenders button – click this to return to the open tender list.

b)      If you would like this for internal CPR use, please contact asset disposal – this is only visible for items in Preview status.  If you require it in your location, click on the red asset disposal and an E-mail will open addressed to asset disposal.  You should reference the tender number and item description and advise where it is required.

c)      Place Bid button – click this to place a bid.  This will only be visible for items that are posted for sale on our website. 

2)      Procurement Information  - These are the general details of the tender 

a)      Tender Number – this is the tender number, which should be referenced on any correspondence.

b)      Status – this is the status of the tender, either posted or Eposted.

c)      Type – Procurement, which are assets for sale or Salvage, which is freight for sale.

d)      Sell By – select Lot or Each

e)      Reserve Price – this is where a reserve price if any will be displayed.  This is optional and CPR can have a reserve price set and opted not to show it to the bidders.

f)       High Bid – this is where the high bid will be displayed if CPR has allowed the bidder to view.  This is optional and may not be visible.

g)      Bidding Currency – this is either CAD or US and is set by CPR.  All bids are expected to be in this currency and the bidder cannot make changes to the currency when bidding.

h)      Outbid E-mail – this field will indicate if CPR set the tender to allow outbid notifications.  If yes, you will have the option to be notified if you are outbid when placing your bid.

i)        Categories – this field indicates the categories in which the tender was posted.

3)      Step 2: Item Information – this is the specific information about the item. 

a)      Item – this is a short description of the item for sale.

b)      Exception # -this is only visible if the tender type is Salvage and should be referenced on all correspondence

c)      Quantity - if applicable, this is the quantity available for sale and the unit of measure; e.g. 5 each or 10 NT.  If the tender is being sold as one Lot, the quantity field will not be visible.

d)      Detail – this is the detailed description of the item being offered for sale.  If the tender is externally posted (Eposted) on a website other than cpr.ca, such as E-bay, the link to the externally posting is the first entry in the detail file.  Click on that link to access the posting. 

4)      Attachments – To view the attachment click on the thumbnail. 

a)      If the attachment is a picture it will enlarge for viewing, to reduce it click on the enlarged picture

b)      If the attachment is a Microsoft office document, click on thumbnail and the file will be opened in the appropriate software application.  Go to your software application to view. 

5)      Dates and Delivery options – select the dates and locations that are relevant to the tender. 

a)      Preview Open and Preview Close– these dates are for internal CPR use only.

b)      Open Date – this date is the date the tender was open for bidding

c)      Closing Date – this date is the closing date of the tender.  At midnight MST on the closing date the tender will no longer be available for viewing or accept bids.

d)      Available:  this field indicates when the material may be available for pick up.  This field can be text or a date.

e)      Must Pick Up By: this field indicates the pick up date or time.  This field can be text or a date.

f)        Payment Date:  this field indicates the payment date or payment information.  This field can be text or a date.

g)      Viewing Info  – this field provides the viewing dates for inspection.

h)      Viewing Location – this is where the item is currently located.

i)        FOB – CPR has the option to lock this field.  If the FOB option is locked then the FOB option cannot be changed and all bids must be placed according to the FOB option chosen by CPR.  If the field is not locked than the bidder can select the FOB option he would like to place his with.  There are three FOB Options:

i)        As Is/Where Is – customer is responsible to make arrangements to pick-up item(s) at the location shown on tender.  Loading and transportation is the responsibility of the buyer.

ii)       End of CPR Line – customer must complete the Ship To field, with the name of the destination city at the end of CPR lines, if this option is indicated in the Shipping Settings.  Loading and transportation is the responsibility of the seller.

iii)     Other - Customer must complete Bid Comments field if this is the option indicated in the FOB field to specify shipping instructions.

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