Data Cable Infrastructure Services

Solicitation number 2020-JR-002

Publication date

Closing date and time 2020/06/26 16:00 EDT


    Request for Proposals (RFP) – Data Cable Infrastructure Services 

    About Farm Credit Canada (FCC): FCC is Canada’s leading agriculture and food lender, with a healthy loan portfolio of more than $38 billion. Our employees are dedicated to the future of Canadian agriculture and food. We provide flexible, competitively priced financing, management software, information and knowledge specifically designed for the agriculture and food industries. As a self-sustaining Crown corporation, we provide an appropriate return to our shareholder, and reinvest our profits back into the industries and communities we serve. Visit or follow us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and on Twitter @FCCagriculture

    RFP Scope: 

    This RFP is for the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of network data cabling systems in all FCC offices across Canada. FCC is seeking one (1) vendor to provide the most cost-effective data cabling infrastructure service across Canada. The successful vendor is to provide services and equipment as required for the provisioning or upgrade of some of the locations listed in Appendix A. The term of this engagement is (3) years, with an option to extend this arrangement for additional two (2) one-year options.

    FCC does not have a set schedule or sequencing for the initiatives. Scheduling and sequencing of the installations will be agreed upon with the successful proponent. 

    Note: While FCC expects and intends to engage the successful proponent to perform net new installations and complete upgrades for some of the offices listed in Appendix A over a three-year period, FCC will not guarantee any volume or exclusivity over the work described in this RFP. FCC may also choose to engage the successful proponent to provide other related ad-hoc services, as required. 

    RFP Schedule: 

    • RFP issue date: June 1, 2020 

    • Vendor questions accepted until: June 11, 2020 at 2:00PM* 

    • RFP closing date and time: June 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM* 

    *Note: All times are CST, Saskatchewan 

    RFP Process Considerations 

    Vendors should note that: 

    • this opportunity notice references a non-binding, competitive RFP, not a call for tenders. FCC is not obligated to proceed with the work described in the RFP scope, and may cancel the RFP at any time. 

    • FCC’s procurement process allows for negotiation between FCC and one or more vendors, prior to awarding a contract. 

    Requesting the RFP Document:

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

    Jillian Ross 

    Procurement and Vendor Manager 

    Farm Credit Canada 

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

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Farm Credit Canada
    1800 Hamilton Street
    Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 4L3
    Contracting authority
    Ross, Jillian
    1800 Hamilton Street
    Regina, SK, S4P 4L3

    Buying organization(s)

    Farm Credit Canada
    1800 Hamilton Street
    Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 4L3
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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