The NYPD is seeking an appropriately qualified contractor to transport vehicles from Department facilities, provide storage pending auction (or salvage), and auction vehicles to members of the public or have them salvaged in compliance with the specifications that are set forth in the RFP. Vehicles that are auctioned will be sold “as is”, or vehicles will be sold for scrap metal (i.e. salvage) as determined by the Department. Up to 10,000 vehicles will be auctioned per year, with an average daily inventory of up to 1,500 vehicles. These vehicles are not owned by the Department. The majority of these vehicles are abandoned or recovered stolen and are unclaimed by the lawful owner. The contractor will be required to tow these vehicles from various Police Department locations around New York City. The contractor will safeguard, and follow the requirements stated in the RFP to manage up to 1,500 vehicles per day, including the salvage and auction of unclaimed vehicles and the return of claimed vehicles to their owner.