Request for Information (RFI) – FCC Loan Insurance Program

Solicitation number 2019-03-18

Publication date

Closing date and time 2019/04/29 14:00 EDT


    Description

    Request for Information (RFI) – FCC Loan Insurance Program

    About Farm Credit Canada (FCC): FCC is Canada’s leading agriculture lender, with a healthy portfolio of more than $36 billion. Our employees are dedicated to the future of Canadian agriculture and its role in feeding an ever-growing world. We provide flexible, competitively priced financing, management software, information and knowledge specifically designed for the agriculture and agri-food industry. As a self-sustaining Crown corporation, our profits are reinvested back into the agriculture and food industry we serve and the communities where our customers and employees live and work while providing an appropriate return to our shareholder. For more information, visit www.fcc.ca or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and on Twitter @FCCagriculture

    RFI Scope:

    FCC’s objectives are to gather information through this RFI that will allow FCC to:

    • Increase its knowledge and understanding of potential product offerings available that would meet FCC’s Loan Insurance needs
    • Identify and increase its awareness of potential Loan Insurance providers and their applicable product offerings
    • Further understand and define the requirements it may choose to seek in a Loan Insurance product, program or provider.

    RFI Schedule:

    • RFI issue date: March 18, 2019
    • Vendor questions accepted until: April 22, 2019 at 12:00 PM (Noon)
    • RFI closing date and time: April 29, 2019 at 12:00 PM (Noon)

    RFI Process Considerations

    Although FCC will retain the right to do so, it does not intend to award a contract as an immediate outcome of this RFI. FCC anticipates that this RFI will produce one of the following outcomes:

    • Identification of several suitable providers and/or products that FCC may choose to further examine or pursue (e.g. through a subsequent competitive selection process).
    • Identification of only one provider and/or product that FCC may choose to further examine or pursue.
    • The decision by FCC to re-evaluate, postpone or abandon further pursuit of a product.

    Requesting the RFI Document:

    Capable vendors who are interested in receiving a copy of the RFI document are to contact:

    Owen McNamara

    Corporate Procurement Manager

    Farm Credit Canada

    procurement@fcc.ca

    Note: Vendors do not receive the RFI document by registering for the list of interested suppliers (“LIS”) on buyandsell.ca. Vendors must request the RFI document through FCC’s designated RFI contact.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Farm Credit Canada
    Address
    1800 Hamilton Street
    Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 4L3
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    McNamara, Owen
    Phone
    306-359-2323
    Email
    procurement@fcc.ca
    Address
    1800 Hamilton Street
    Regina, SK, S4P 4L3
    CA

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Farm Credit Canada
    Address
    1800 Hamilton Street
    Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 4L3
    Canada
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