Data Logger

Solicitation number W8486-184402/B

Publication date

Closing date and time 2018/02/08 14:00 EST


    1. Purpose

    The intent of this solicitation is to establish One (1) Contract.

    The Department of National Defence has a requirement for one (1) Data Logger, associated software and accessories and optional calibration services. Delivery of the equipment and accessoires and calibration services at the supplier’s facility as per the solicitations Statement of Work is also being requested.

    The Crown retains the rights to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    2. Background

    The Quality Engineering Test Establishment (QETE) has a requirement for a rugged, portable all-in-one data acquisition system with data computing capability that is modular, portable and exchangeable. The scope of work includes delivery of the Equipment and optional services for calibration. QETE is planning for the Equipment, excluding accessories, to have a minimum design life of ten years. QETE’s current system is inefficient and unreliable which is causing much of the data to not have accurate readings. In order to achieve this, accurate data is required and the Data Logger will provide this capability.

    3. Justification for Pre-Selected Supplier:

    The original requirement and current requirement are not materially different. The current requirement does not deviate from the original requirement in functionality and materiality. Since Dewetron Inc. was the only bidder on the previous solicitation (W8486-184402/A), they will be directed this RFP.

    4. Pre-selected Supplier:

    The below supplier has been invited to bid on this procurement:

    • Dewetron Inc.

    5. RFP Documents

    RFP documents will be e-mailed directly from the Contracting Authority to previous bidder being invited to bid on this requirement. Bidders are advised that the RFP documents are not available on the Government Electronic Tendering System (GETS) (

    For suppliers not on the above Bidders list, the RFP documents can be obtained by contacting the Contracting Authority.

    6. Security Requirement

    There are no security requirements associated with this requirement.

    7. Exception(s) and /or Limited Tendering Reasons

    This requirement previously went to tender under Notice of Proposed Procurement W8486-184402/A and no tenders that conform to the essential requirements put forward were submitted. Upon review of the submitted bid, it has been confirmed that a contract can be awarded to the listed supplier without any substantial modification of the original the requirements. As such, the following exception(s) and/or limited tendering reasons are being invoked to conduct a limited tender to the only bidder on the previous solicitation: NAFTA Article 1016.2(a), WTO-AGP Article XV.1 (b), CETA Article 19.12.a (ii), and CFTA Article 513.1.a (ii). 

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
    Contracting authority
    Julianne Eng
    101 Colonel By Drive
    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0K2

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive - Limited Tendering

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