1. An organisational conflict of interest shall be where the nature of the work to be performed under a contract may provide an unfair offer or competitive advantage or where a supplier has other interests which may affect its objectivity or ability to perform satisfactorily. These conflicts are not limited to a particular type of purchase, but rather occur in contracts that include: 2. As part of procurement planning (see point 2.1), contract agents must, with the help of the purchasing team, attempt to identify potential conflicts of interest in order to prevent or mitigate them. Where a potential conflict is anticipated, the contract administrator should consult with the designated counsel and seek the assistance of appropriate technical specialists to mitigate or avoid conflicts. Such mitigation measures may include, inter alia, the development of tendering rules that limit competition to suppliers who are not subject to a conflict of interest, or a contractual clause limiting the supplier`s eligibility for future contracts or subcontracting, or any other measure to mitigate or avoid a manifest conflict, such as for example. B the adoption of measures to ensure as fair competition as possible. as it may be in the interest of the post office and suppliers. Any limitation of future contracts must be sufficient for a reasonable period of time to avoid unfair competitive advantages or potential biases. See z.B.
Clause 1-8, organizational conflict of interest. 4.3.6.e Clause 4-3, contractual conditions necessary for the implementation of statutes or executive orders. This clause contains, by reference, the clauses necessary for the implementation of applicable laws or regulations applicable to certain purchases of mail of commercial items, such as.B. services covered by the Service Contracts Act, or repairs and modifications covered by the Davis-Bacon Act. Depending on the purchase, this clause is added to the invitation and the contract and indicates which of the additional clauses referred to in (b) or (c) of clause 4-3 apply. This clause may not be tailor-made. 4.4.2.a. The policy of postal services is to acquire architect-engineer services from pre-qualified suppliers, based on proven skills and qualifications for the type of services needed. Fees are negotiated after selection. 1.7.1.d Adequate competition is not necessary for purchases not subject to competition procedures (see point 3.5.5).
In accordance with 39 U.S.C§ 5005, this contract may be renewed by mutual agreement between the parties. If the postal service wishes to renew a land transport contract, the postal service will inform the supplier before the expiry of the current contract and will request a renewal proposal which will be the subject of bilateral negotiations. . . .