Parks Canada - Banners

Solicitation number 5P047-171704/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2018/03/02 14:00 EST

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    Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Parks Canada - Banners
    Buck, Daniel
    Telephone No. - (613) 998-8582
    Fax No. - (613) 991-5870
    Parks Canada requires imprinting, fabricating to final format and delivery of 210 denier high tenacity Acid Dyed woven nylon banners for display in national parks and national historic sites. There will be between one to five designs based on the thematic(s) of the year. Each design is made up for double or triple banners or both, that are hung as pairs or triads on posts. Each design is made of a coloured image printed onto one layer of high tenacity nylon, which is to be visible from both sides. The top and bottom of each banner incorporates an opaque strip onto which the text, logo is printed (both sides). 
    The quantities will vary based on the thematic of the year.  Banners must be delivered to one address.
    The period of the contract will be from April 1, 2018 until March 31, 2021 with the irrevocable option to extend the term of the Contract by up to one (1) additional one (1) year period(s) under the same conditions. 
    The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).
    The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services.
    This bid solicitation allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation for bid submission.  Bidders must refer to Part 2 of the bid solicitation entitled Instructions to bidders for further information.
    Mandatory Criteria 
    M.1  Corporate Experience and Capability
    M.1.1. The Bidder must demonstrate that it has been contractually bound under two (2) separate contracts for external clients (outside of the Bidder’s own company) to provide imprinting, fabrication to final format, and delivery of custom imprinted banners to locations across Canada.   
    M.1.1.a The Bidder must provide the Contract reference number and Client information
    M.1.1.b The Bidder must provide a description of the imprinting of the banners; fabrication to final format and delivery of custom imprinted banner for each Contract proposed in M.1.1. 
    The description must demonstrate the following:
    - The type of UV resistant banner material used and the properties of the material;
    - The imprinting process used and the number of colours imprinted for each distinct design;
    - The dyes used for imprinting;
    - The finishing requirements of the banners; 
    - The number of distinct designs managed, imprinted and fabricated;
    - The packaging requirements;
    - The assembly and delivery/distribution requirements of the banners;
    - The final display location of the banners (example: Outdoors exposed to outdoor weather conditions including wind, rain and sun light)
    M.1.2 The two (2) contracts identified for M.1.1 must have been started or completed after April 1, 2012
    M.1.2.a The Bidder must provide the start date or the completion date of each of the two (2) contracts identified for M.1.1 to demonstrate that the contracts were started or completed after April 1, 2012;
    M.1.3 At least one (1) of the two (2) contracts identified for M.1.1 must have included the following requirements: 
    a. Banners fabricated using high tenacity (minimum 200 denier) flag nylon;
    b. Acid dye imprinting process;
    c. Silk screening process;
    d. Banners treated with a U.V. inhibitor after imprinting;
    e. Multi-coloured images (imprinting of a minimum of four [4] colours for any single design);
    f. Fabrication of banners to be used in an outdoor location (or locations) exposed to outdoor weather conditions including wind, rain and sun light;
    g. Management of multiple distinct designs (four [4] or more) to be fabricated and assembled in packages for distribution;
    h. Management and distribution of fabricated banners to multiple (four [4] or more) destinations across Canada;
    i. A quantity of 600 banners or more, consisting of multiple (four [4] or more) distinct banner designs.
    Bidders MUST meet all the mandatory requirements of the RFP. Bids not meeting all the mandatory requirements will be given no further consideration. 
    Financial Evaluation
    The price of the bid will be evaluated in Canadian dollars, Applicable Taxes excluded, FOB destination, Canadian customs duties and excise taxes included.
    The Financial Evaluation will be based on the total evaluated price of the financial proposal.
    To determine the total evaluated price, the all-inclusive prices submitted in the Annex “B”: Basis of Payment will be multiplied by the corresponding quantities for evaluation, and then added together to obtain the total evaluated price as specified in the Annex “B”: Basis of Payment.
    Basis of Selection
    A bid must comply with the requirements of the bid solicitation and meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria to be declared responsive. The responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price will be recommended for award of a contract.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Buck(CW Div.), Daniel
    (613) 998-8582 ( )
    (613) 991-5870
    360 Albert St./ 360, rue Albert
    12th Floor / 12ième étage
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Parks Canada
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price

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