Project:  Shipment of diplomatic household goods and personal effects and one (1) motor vehicle from Berne, Switzerland to Manila, Philippines, by sea freight door-to-door services in a 40 ft. container, not exceeding USD16,471.50

The Philippine Embassy invites bids for the shipment of diplomatic household goods and personal effects from Berne, Switzerland to Cavite, Philippines, by sea freight door to door.  This will be a full door-to-door service.

Bids must be delivered to the Embassy c/o BAC Secretariat, must include the following:

            1.  Name and Profile of the Company, business permit

            2.  Descriptions

            3.  Final quotation or bid amount

Interested companies may submit their quotations to Ms. Maria Gina Magsumbol/ Ms. Kathleen Llarena through the address on or before Monday, 5 February 2018 between 9:30 am to 4:30pm.

Bids and Awards Committee (BAC)

Philippine Embassy

Kirchenfeldstrasse 73-75, 3005 Berne

Contact No.: 031-350 17 10/031 350 17158

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  • Full door-to-door service
  • Dismantling of furniture needed
  • Packing labor of the breakable and non-breakable items and items of furniture by professional packers including crates
  • Necessary packing materials
  • Inventory list with English translation
  • Loading of household goods and one (1) motor vehicle into 1 x 40' HC Container at  cosignee's residence
  • Security seal for container
  • Swiss exportation customs formalities
  • Transportation charges to the European port of exit
  • FOB charges, establishing of B/L (2x Bill of Lading one for the car and one for household goods)
  • Sea freight charges up to CFR Manila
  • Picking up of 1 x 40' HC Container from arrival port Manila
  • Import customs clearance in Manila
  • Terminal Handling Charges Manila and Container Drayage
  • Transportation of household goods and delivery to normal access residence to Manila (Cavite area)
  • Offloading of car at agents warehouse (to be picked up by client);
  • FDS; unloading, unpacking Labour and removal of debris (once the unpacking day)
  • Return of empty container to terminal


Terms of Payment

Invoice payable after delivery and receipt of goods at the consignee's residence.

The winning company must send to the Embassy the bill of lading and other pertinent shipping documents once the goods have been received by the consignee/concerned Embassy personnel.

For moves from Switzerland to foreign countries, the Swiss VAT does not apply.


Availing of Insurance

The concerned Embassy personnel will shoulder the Insurance cost.