Solicitation number RFP SEN-028 23-24

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/09/13 11:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    The Senate of Canada (Senate) is seeking to establish a contract for supply, delivery and installation of a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS), Global Positioning System (GPS) solution to monitor, track and locate via web interface the fleet of vehicles with detailed reports (tracking and reporting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis) in addition to service alerts notifications, as defined in Annex “A” - Statement of Work for a period of three (3) years, with the option to renew for up to two (2) additional one-year periods.

    RFP enquiries regarding this RFP must be received by e-mail at by the contracting authority, no later than September 5, 2023 at 11:00 am EDT. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered. Bidders should reference as accurately as possible the numbered item of the RFP to which the enquiry relates. Care should be taken by bidders to explain each question in sufficient detail in order to enable the Senate to provide an accurate answer. Enquiries that are of a proprietary nature must be clearly marked “proprietary” at each relevant item. Items identified as “proprietary” will be treated as such except when the Senate determines that the enquiry is not of a proprietary nature. The Senate may edit the question(s) or may request that the bidder do so, in order that the proprietary nature of the question(s) is eliminated, and the enquiry can be answered for all bidders. Enquiries not submitted in a form that can be distributed to all bidders may not be answered by the Senate.

    To ensure the equality of information among bidders, answers to enquiries which are relevant to the RFP will be provided to all bidders simultaneously posting of responses to CanadaBuys without revealing the sources of the inquiry.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 36 month(s).

    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Senate of Canada

    40 Elgin Street, 11th floor

    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A4
    Contracting authority
    Shirley Chartrand

    40 Elgin Street, 11th floor

    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A4
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    36 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

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