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TBIPS SO Median Rates 2015

Solicitation number EN578-120158/B

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/12/30 14:00 EST

    Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    TBIPS SO Median Rates 2015
    Task Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS)  
    RE: Re-compete EN578-055605/G 
    Reference number:  PW-$$EI-003-28442
    1. This notice is being published following the award of the
    TBIPS Request for Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements
    (RFSO/SA) re-compete  EN578-055605/G, and pursuant to the
    Financial Evaluation methodology set out in the solicitation as
    extracted below.
    Financial Evaluation
    PWGSC will conduct a financial evaluation against all
    technically responsive bids by comparing the relative cost of
    the per diem rates in each Region and Metropolitan Area for each
    Category and Level of Expertise.
    Any offer proposing a per diem rate that falls between the
    "Median" minus 30% and the "Median"  plus 30% for a specific
    Category and Level of Expertise within a Region and Metropolitan
    Area will be considered financially responsive and recommended
    for the issuance of a standing offer.
    The "Median" will be calculated based on the per diem rates
    submitted by all bidders for that Category, Level, Region, and
    Metropolitan Area.  A "Median" is the middle offer in a set of
    offers whereby half the offers are greater and half are lower.
    For example, in the following set of numbers: 100, 150, 200,
    400, 900, the median would be 200. In the following set of
    numbers: 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 900, the median would be 250.
    2. In support of the government open data initiatives; the
    purpose of this notice is to publish the established TBIPS
    Standing Offer median rates by region, metropolitan area,
    category and level of expertise. The attachment is provided in
    PDF format and can be directly downloaded from this notice.
    3. The median rates are published for information purposes, and
    serve to provide government, private sector, and non-government
    organizations with the opportunity to review the current median
    results. For the purposes of any TBIPS transaction requiring the
    issuance of a call-up against the Standing Offer Framework,
    government users must use the Centralized Professional Services
    System (ePortal) to obtain the applicable firm rates and must
    ensure the transaction is carried out in accordance with the
    TBIPS call-up procedures
    4. There will be no opportunity to qualify for the TBIPS
    Standing Offer, and/or revise current per diem rates until such
    time as the Standing Offer is re-competed in 2016.
    5. PWGSC currently has an active refresh solicitation posted on
    the Buy and Sell open to suppliers that are interested in
    becoming qualified for the TBIPS Supply Arrangement.
    6. Suppliers are encouraged to visit the Centralized
    Professional Services e-Portal and review the "Information For
    Businesses" page.
    7. Interested suppliers are reminded that active TBIPS refresh
    and/or re-compete solicitations are published on and are identified as active for the purposes
    of bid data entry via the CPSS Solicitation Dashboard.
    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

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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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
    Charette, Michèle
    (819) 934-4667 ( )
    (819) 956-7827
    11 Laurier St. / 11 rue Laurier
    Portage III 0A1 - 1
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    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)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Not applicable
    Commodity - GSIN
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