Engineering, Logistics and Management Support (ELMS) for the Ship Design Group

Solicitation number W8482-168087/B

Publication date

Closing date and time 2018/05/03 17:00 EDT

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    Trade Agreement: NONE
    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: 
    This Letter of Interest #2 is not a solicitation and there are no commitments with respect to future purchases or contracts.
    Letter of Interest (LOI) #2 for the
    Engineering, Logistics and Management Support (ELMS) for the
    Ship Design Group of the
    Department of National Defence (DND)
    The Department of National Defence (DND), had a requirement for the first Engineering, Logistics and Management Support (ELMS) contract, for a maximum 10 year duration, which was awarded in 2009 to augment the engineering resource capacity and expertise within Director General Maritime Equipment Program Management (DGMEPM) and Director General Major Project Delivery (DGMPD) (Sea).
    The ELMS Replacement is a contract that is intended to use simliar services as ELMS for a 15 year duration.  It is a task-based contracting vehicle for the provision of engineering services for capital and National Procurement (NP) projects of DGMPEPM and DGMPD (Sea) on an as-and-when requested basis for a number of potential occupational categories and/or through the use of sub-contracted specialist resources.
    During the Letter of Interest (LOI) W8482-168087/A closed 28 February 2018, the Government of Canada acknowledged a requirement to clarify the topics of Bidder/Partnership and Restrictions - conflict of interest and/or unfair advantage. 
    This Letter of Interest (LOI) W8482-168087/B #2 is published to:
    * allow capable Suppliers to provide comments on the clarity of the concept of Bidder Team and Restrictions on Bidding included in this Appendix 1, in the context of a single contract with a Bidder/Bidder Team performing all the tasks, in a response to this LOI.
    * invite each capable supplier to answer the following question: "Does the clarification provided for acceptable Bidding Team Arrangements and the Restrictions on Bidding in this LOI #2, allow you to bid on the ELMS Replacement Contract?"
    Confidentiality: Respondents should mark any portions of their comments that they consider proprietary or confidential.
    Any enquiries regarding this LOI #2 must be submitted through, by fax at 819-956-0897 at least two (2) days before the closing date of this LOI.
    The Supplier must submit its response to the Letter of Interest (LOI) to Yvan Guay by e-mail at, by fax at 819-956-0897 or by mail at the following address by the closing date currently on 3 May 2018, end of the day:
    Yvan Guay
    Supply Team Leader
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Defence and Marine Procurement Branch
    Refit, Logistics and Small Vessel Construction Directorate
    Place du Portage, Phase III, 6C2
    11 Laurier Street
    Gatineau, Québec
    K1A 0S5
    Telephone: 819-420-2907
    Facsimile: 819-956-0897
    E-mail address:
    Canada will not reimburse the supplier’s expenses to participate to this LOI.
    Concept of Bidder Team / Contractor Team
    Restrictions on Bidding
    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

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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
    Guay, Yvan
    (819) 420-2907 ( )
    (819) 956-0897
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    6C2, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
    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
    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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