Rental of forklifts and pallet trucks

Solicitation number W0106-20S035/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/06/22 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / CPTPP / CFTA / FTA with UK
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Project title: Rental of forklifts and pallet trucks
    Amendment 004
    The purpose of the amendment 004 is to post a question/answer.
    Amendment 003
    The purpose of the amendment 003 is to modify,PART 5 - CERTIFICATIONS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    Amendment 002
    Due to a technical issue, there is no changes on the French copie, Amendment 001.
    The purpose of the amendment 001 is to modify the email address for receiving bids from the request of standing offer 
    The Department of National Defence (DND) requires the services of a contractor for the rental, delivery and unloading, and pickup of forklifts and pallet trucks (referred to herein as "vehicles"), on an as-ordered basis, for the following areas:
    a) Zone 1- Montreal (Montréal, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Saint-Hubert Garrisons)
    b) Zone 2- Quebec (Valcartier Support Base).
    c)  Zone 3- Saguenay (Canadian Forces Base Bagotville) 
    Period of the Standing Offer: 2 years and 2 periods of one year option
    Security requirement: There is no security requirement applicable.
    Enquiries during the solicitation period
    All enquiries must be submitted in writing to the Standing Offer Authority no later than 10 calendar days before the Request for Standing Offers (RFSO) closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered.
    Offerors should reference as accurately as possible the numbered item of the RFSO to which the enquiry relates. Care should be taken by offerors to explain each question in sufficient detail in order to enable Canada to provide an accurate answer. Technical enquiries that are of a proprietary nature must be clearly marked "proprietary" at each relevant item. Items identified as "proprietary" will be treated as such except where Canada determines that the enquiry is not of a proprietary nature. Canada may edit the question(s) or may request that offerors do so, so that the proprietary nature of the question(s) is eliminated, and the enquiry can be answered to all offerors. Enquiries not submitted in a form that can be distributed to all offerors may not be answered by Canada.
    The Crown reserves the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada. Standard terms and conditions for this procurement are incorporated by reference into, and form part of, the tender and contract documents.  
    Tender documents
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    Bid receiving 
    Receiving Unit by the date, time and place indicated in the RFSO.
    Note:  For offerors choosing to submit using epost Connect for offers closing at the Bid Receiving Unit in the National Capital Region (NCR) the email address is:
    Note: Offers will not be accepted if emailed directly to this email address. This email address is to be used to open an epost Connect conversation, as detailed in Standard Instructions 2006, or to send offers through an epost Connect message if the bidder is using its own licensing agreement for epost Connect.
    This PWGSC office provides acquisition services to the public in both official languages.
    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.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA)

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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
    Parent, Alexandra
    (418) 563-8334 ( )
    601-1550, Avenue d'Estimauville
    Québec, Québec, G1J 0C7

    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 Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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