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Warehousing and Distribution Services

Solicitation number ECSF-RFP-22-0831

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/03/18 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description

    SOLICITATION DOCUMENTS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH BUYANDSELL.GC.CA/TENDERS.

    The information contained in this notice is a brief description of the requirement and is for information purposes only. Bidders must refer to the complete Request for Proposal (RFP) document for a full description of the requirements and the full bid instructions.

    Background

    EC requires additional warehousing space to manage and store all the material generated before and following an Electoral Event. The warehousing and distribution services include the provision of suitable, accessible, dry and secure space for storage of material, the material-handling equipment and warehousing aids necessary for efficient and safe handling of EC-owned material, distribution, transportation, management and additional services as detailed herein. This requirement does not include records storage or printing services.

    Requirement

    EC requires warehousing and distribution services within the National Capital Region on an “as and when requested” basis.

    The Contractor must take into account the fluctuating nature of EC’s warehousing and distribution needs and the Peak Period of activity that occurs during each Electoral Event.

    Period of the Contract

    The Contract will be from date of award to March 31, 2028.

    Submission of Bids

    Bidders must refer to section 2 of the RFP for submission of proposal instructions.

    All enquiries and other communication with Elections Canada officials are to be directed ONLY to the Contracting Authority. The Contracting Authority will be the bidder’s primary contact. All requests for information must be directed to this contact. Bidders who contact anyone other than the Contracting Authority may be disqualified. All enquiries must be submitted in writing to proposition-proposal@elections.ca no later than 5 calendar days before the RFP closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered.

    Interested parties wishing to order the solicitation documents for this RFP must do so through buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders. The documents downloaded through this site take precedence over any copies that may also be made available.

    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Elections Canada retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

    Further information about Elections Canada may be obtained at www.elections.ca.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Elections Canada
    Address
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Ontario, J9X 4H7
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Fuentes, Sufia
    Email
    proposition-proposal@elections.ca
    Address
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, QC, K1A 0M6
    CA

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Elections Canada
    Address
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Ontario, J9X 4H7
    Canada
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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