Fresh Produce

Solicitation number 21501-215455/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/07/06 15:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: CETA/WTO-AGP/CPTPP/CFTA/FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama/Korea/UK
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Fresh Produce 
    Marsland, Rina
    Telephone No. - (306) 241-5742 
    Fax No. - (418) 566-6167
    Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), on behalf of Correctional Services Canada, has a requirement for geographically zone based Regional Individual Standing Offers (RISO) for the supply and delivery of Fresh Produce on an as and when requested basis.
    The periods of the Standing Offers will be for four, three-month periods: 
    Period A from date of issuance to September 30, 2021, 
    Period B October 1 to December 31, 2021, 
    Period C January 1, to March 31, 2022 and 
    Period D April 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022, 
    with applicable refresh and rebid periods as indicated in Annex A and Annex B of this document.
    There will be one Standing Offer awarded per zone, if one supplier is successful in more than one zone, then the awards will be combined for that supplier.  Otherwise there will be one Standing Offer issued for this requirement for each zone for each three-month period.
    Anticipated migration to an e-Procurement Solution (EPS)
    Canada is currently developing an online EPS for faster and more convenient ordering of goods and services. In support of the anticipated transition to this system and how it may impact any resulting Standing Offer that is issued under this solicitation, refer to 7.15 Transition to an e-Procurement Solution (EPS).
    The Government of Canada’s press release provides additional information. 
    Anticipated migration to Regional Master Standing Offers (RMSO)
    If a RMSO is issued for any of the commodities prior to the expiry date of the standing offer issued from this solicitation, this standing offer will be set aside to move to the Regional Master Standing Offer (RMSO) for all sites affected by the RMSO.
    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

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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
    Marsland, Rina
    (306) 241-5742 ( )
    (418) 566-6167
    Government of Canada Building
    101 - 22nd Street East
    Suite 110
    Saskatoon, Saskatche, S7K 0E1

    Buying organization(s)

    Correctional Service of Canada
    340 Laurier Ave W
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P0P9
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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