Freight Forwarding Services

Solicitation number 08127-120293/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2013/10/24 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Alfred Ogbumor
    Telephone No. - (819) 956-3589 
    Fax No. -  (819) 956-4944
    Nature of Requirement:
    The Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada on
    behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and
    Development (DFATD) and other government departments, requires
    Regional Master Standing Offer/s, (RMSO), for Freight Forwarding
    Services. These services will be by land, air and ocean for the
    movement of but not limited to, Office and Residential
    Furniture, Appliances, Technical Equipment, Construction and
    Maintenance Material, Motor Vehicles and some Hazardous Goods
    from a Marshalling Facility in the National Capital Region (NCR)
    to Canadian Diplomatic Missions in over 140 countries, on an
    as-and-when-requested basis.
    The period of the  Regional Master Standing Offer will be from
    Date of Issue to November 30, 2015 with the right to request
    three (3) extensions of one (1) year each. The call-up
    limitation for the standing offer will be $100,000.00 (GST
    Offerors are required to submit pricing for all four regions, 
    It is the intent to issue one (1) Standing Offer to cover the
    following four (4) regions. 
    Latin America & the Caribbean;
    Africa & the Middle-East;
    Financial Security Deposits/ Irrevocable Standby Letter of Credit
    If PWGSC notifies the Offeror that it has been issued a Standing
    Offer, the Offeror shall, at its sole expense, provide financial
    security to the Crown within seven (7) calendar days from such
    notification, in the form of an irrevocable standby letter of
    credit in the amount of $150,000.00 Canadian dollars
    "This document contains a Security Requirement, which the bidder
    must meet  ON Bid Close."
    The Contractor must, at all times during the performance of the
    Contract, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level
    of RELIABILITY STATUS as detailed in the Request for Standing
    Offer (RFSO) document and issued by the Canadian Industrial
    Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government
    Services Canada (PWGSC).
    Offerors must make sure that they fulfill all the mandatory
    technical criteria to be considered. Failure to do so will cause
    their Offer to be non-responsive.
    An electronic version, in Microsoft EXCEL format, of the Basis
    of Payment Pricing/Rate Sheets are attached with the RFSO.
    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

    • 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
    Ogbumor, Alfred
    (819) 956-3589 ( )
    (819) 956-4944
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    6B1, Place du Portage, Phase III
    Gatineau, Qubec, K1A0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of)
    125 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0G2
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Commodity - GSIN
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