Solicitation number W8484-147988/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2013/08/30 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: None
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Amaral(CX Div.), Paola
    Telephone No. - (613) 993-5642
    Fax No. - (613) 993-2581
    The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement for
    the supply and delivery of a Truss System to augment DND's
    existing truss inventory (Skyline Skytuss Exhibit System), as
    detailed in Annex "A" - Statement of Requirements and Annex "B"
    - Pricing and List of Deliverables.
    All the deliverables must be delivered on or before September
    20, 2013, as detailed in Annex A Statement of Requirements
    Article A.4, to:
    	45 Sacr-Coeur Blvd.
    	Gatineau, QC, K1A 0K2
    	Attention: to be provided in the resulting contract
    The period of the Contract is from date of Contract award to
    October 3rd, 2014.
    M.1	Requirement and Equivalent Products
    The Bidder must provide specifications and descriptive
    literature for each proposed product in accordance with the
    requirement described in Annex A Statement of Requirements, and
    in accordance with SACC Manual Clause B3000T (2006-06-16)
    Equivalent Products (reproduced below for convenience):
    Equivalent Products:
    Products that are equivalent in form, fit, function and quality
    to the item(s) specified in the bid solicitation will be
    considered where the Bidder: 
    (a) designates the brand name, model and/or part number of the
    substitute product; 
    (b) states that the substitute product is fully interchangeable
    with the item specified; 
    (c) provides complete specifications and descriptive literature
    for each substitute product; 
    (d) provides compliance statements that include technical
    specifics showing the substitute product meets all mandatory
    performance criteria that are specified in the bid solicitation;
    (f) clearly identifies those areas in the specifications and
    descriptive literature that support the substitute product's
    compliance with any mandatory performance criteria. 
    Products offered as equivalent in form, fit, function and
    quality will not be considered if: 
    (g) he bid fails to provide all the information requested to
    allow the Contracting Authority to fully evaluate the
    equivalency of each substitute product; or 
    (h) the substitute product fails to meet or exceed the mandatory
    performance criteria specified in the bid solicitation for that
    In conducting its evaluation of the bids, Canada may, but will
    have no obligation to, request bidders offering a substitute
    product to demonstrate, at the sole cost of bidders, that the
    substitute product is equivalent to the item specified in the
    bid solicitation. 
    If the Bidder proposes one or more products under the Equivalent
    Products article, Canada may, but will have no obligation to,
    request a sample of one or more of the product(s) proposed in
    order to determine whether the proposed product(s) meet the
    technical specifications identified in Annex A Statement of
    Requirements.  The Bidder will have the number of days specified
    by Canada in its request to provide the required sample(s). 
    Failure to provide a sample within the time allotted may result
    in the entire bid being declared non-responsive.
    If the Bidder fails to demonstrate in its technical proposal
    and/or through a sample provided (if requested by Canada) that a
    proposed product is equivalent (in accordance with SACC Manual
    Clause B3000T (2006-06-16) Equivalent Products), the entire bid
    will be declared non-reponsive and will not be considered
    The Bidder is not required to propose the same brands for all
    products listed under A.3 Deliverables.
    NOTE: The bidder is not required to submit a sample of any
    product(s) proposed with the bid submission.
    M.2	Financial Proposal
    The Bidder must provide complete costing informatin strictly in
    accordance with Annex B Pricing and List of Deliverables.  All
    line items in Annex B must be bid.  The total amount of
    Applicable Taxes must be shown separately.
    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
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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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
    Amaral(CX Div.), Paola
    (613) 993-5642 ( )
    (613) 993-2581
    360 Albert St. / 360, rue Albert
    12th Floor / 12ime tage
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0S5

    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
    British Columbia
    New Brunswick
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Nova Scotia
    Northwest Territories
    Nunavut Territory
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Prince Edward Island
    Quebec (except NCR)
    National Capital Region (NCR)

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