Kiepe USA DBE Goal Notice
Kiepe Electric, a Transit Vehicle Manufacturer ("TVM") pursuing FTA-funded trolley bus contracts in the USA, announces its overall DBE goal of 2.25% for Fiscal Year 2024. The proposed goal and its methodology are available for inspection during normal business hours. Kiepe is seeking DBEs certified under 49 CFR Part 26 and SBEs meeting SBA standards to submit technical and commercial proposals to us for materials and services we may require to manufacture passenger trolley buses. The potential supplier work scopes may include electric motors, propulsion system components, current collector components, auxiliary power supply components, metal fabrication, training manuals, transportation of materials, and other stipulated deliverables for installation on Electric Trolley Buses. Potential suppliers of materials and services must have proven electric trolley bus industry experience. All suppliers' manufacturing facilities shall be certified or compliant with the Quality Program requirements as directed by ANSI/AQS Q9001, ISO 9001, IS 14001, or demonstrate compliance with an equivalent program. All products must meet extremely high quality and reliability requirements.
Please contact DBE Liaison Officer Noel D’sa at (770) 754-0918 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or comments.