Sample terms for hardware maintenance (SIN 811212)
Here is some sample language on hardware maintenance order terms. Copy and paste the language that has a gray vertical border to its left. Fill in the text that is in [brackets] with your applicable information.
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SIN 811212 hardware maintenance order terms
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1. Service areas
a) The maintenance and/or repair service rates per the contract are applicable to any ordering activity locations within a [insert number of miles] mile radius of the Contractor/Original Equipment Manufacturer, also known as OEM, service points. If any additional charge is to apply because of the greater distance from the Contractor/OEM service locations, the mileage rate or other distance factor shall be negotiated at the Task Order level.
b) When maintenance and/or repair services cannot be performed at the ordering activity installation site, the repair services will be performed at the Contractor’s plant(s) listed below:
[insert address of Contractor’s plant]
2. Loss or damage
When the Contractor moves equipment to its/OEM location for repairs, the Contractor shall be responsible for any damage or loss, from the time the equipment is removed from the ordering activity installation, until the equipment is returned to such installation.
a) The Contractor shall provide maintenance for all equipment listed herein, as requested by the ordering activity during the contract term. Repair service and repair parts/spare parts shall apply exclusively to the equipment types/models within the scope of the Information Technology Category.
b) Equipment placed under maintenance service shall be in good operating condition.
i) In order to determine that the equipment is in good operating condition, the equipment shall be subject to inspection by the Contractor, without charge to the ordering activity.
ii) Costs of any repairs performed for the purpose of placing the equipment in good operating condition shall be borne by the Contractor, if the equipment was under the Contractor/OEM guarantee/warranty or maintenance responsibility prior to the effective date of the maintenance order.
iii) If the equipment was not under the Contractor/OEM responsibility, the costs necessary to place the equipment in proper operating condition are to be borne by the ordering activity, in accordance with the provisions of the contract.
a) For equipment not covered by a maintenance contract or warranty, repair service personnel shall complete repairs as soon as possible after notification by the ordering activity that service is required. Within the service areas, this repair service should normally be done within 4 hours after notification.
b) If the Ordering Activity task or delivery order specifies a factory authorized/certified service personnel then the Contractor is obligated to provide such a factory authorized/certified service personnel for the equipment to be repaired or serviced, unless otherwise agreed to in advance between the Ordering Activity and the Contractor.
5. Maintenance rate provisions
a) The Contractor shall bear all costs of maintenance, including labor, parts, and such other expenses as are necessary to keep the equipment in good operating condition, provided that the required repairs are not occasioned by fault or negligence of the ordering activity.
i) Regular Hours: The basic monthly rate for each make and model of equipment shall entitle the ordering activity to maintenance service during a mutually agreed upon nine (9) hour principal period of maintenance, Monday through Friday, exclusive of holidays observed at the ordering activity location.
ii) After Hours: Should the ordering activity require that maintenance be performed outside of regular hours, charges for such maintenance, if any, will be specified in the GSA Price List (I-FSS-600 CONTRACT PRICE LISTS (OCT 2016). Periods of less than one hour will be prorated to the nearest quarter hour.
iii) Travel and Transportation: If any charge is to apply, over and above the regular maintenance rates, due to the distance between the ordering activity location and the Contractor/OEM’s service area, the charge will be negotiated at the Task Order level.
Indicate if there will be an additional charge for travel and transportation. [insert Yes or No]
b) Quantity Discounts from listed maintenance service rates for multiple equipment owned and/or leased by an ordering activity shall be provided below.