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Bread & Bakery Products RMSO - Ontario Region

Solicitation number E6TOR-21RM12/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/03/02 14:00 EST

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: 
    Bread & Bakery Products RMSO - Ontario Region
    Liao, Guo
    Telephone No. - (416) 697-9289 (    )
    Due to the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary measures are being taken on-site at the Ontario Region Bid Receiving Unit to encourage social distancing. The health and safety of staff and suppliers remains our top priority. 
    Suppliers are required to submit bids electronically using the Canada Post epost Connect application for the subject bid solicitation. This service allows suppliers to submit bids, offers and arrangements electronically to PWGSC Bid Receiving Units. This online service enables the electronic transfer of large files up to Protected B level.
    To use epost Connect to submit your bid, or to get more information on its use, please send an email to the Ontario Region Bid Receiving Unit’s generic address at
    Faxed and hard copy (submitted in person or via mail/courier) bids will not be accepted for the subject bid solicitation.
    Given current circumstances and network limitations, some active procurements may be delayed. To stay up to date on the status of specific procurements, please consult
    Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), on behalf of Federal Government Departments, has a requirement for geographically zone based Regional Master Standing Offers (RMSO) for the supply and delivery of Bread and Bakery Products on an as and when requested basis. Below is a list of provinces and territories who have shown interest in making call-ups against the Standing Offer:
    • Province of Ontario
    Only Authorized Users will be authorized to issue call-ups against this RMSO. A list of Authorized Users will be provided at Annex E - Authorized Users.
    1 The Ontario Region has been divided into 6 zones: Southern Ontario (1), Central Ontario (2), North Western Ontario (3), North Eastern Ontario (4), National Capital Region (5), and Eastern Ontario (6); 
    2 The Request for Standing Offer may result in the issuance of up to three (3) Standing Offers per zone.
    3 The Offeror can submit pricing on as many or as few line items as they wish for each zone they are providing an offer. Offers for each zone will be evaluated separately and will be evaluated on a line item basis. 
    4 The Standing Offer holders will be given the opportunity to rebid their pricing on a semi-annually basis as outlined in Annex B.
    5 The period of the Standing Offer(s) is from April 01, 2022 to March 31, 2024, with the right to request one additional one-year extension period.
    6 This RFSO allows offerors to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their offers electronically. Offerors must refer to Part 2 of the RFSO entitled Offeror Instructions and Part 3 of the RFSO entitled Offer Preparation Instructions, for further information on using this method.
    7 This RFSO has a preference for Offerors who demonstrate meeting the Environmental Commitments described in Annex “F”. Offerors who submit the required proof demonstrating they meet these environmental commitments would receive a Preferential Margin in the financial evaluation of this solicitation. 
    8 Sustainable packaging, as per definitions in Annex A, is encouraged for this procurement.
    9 This RFSO includes a Social Procurement Supplier Self-Identification Form in Annex “G” to gather voluntary supplier information within the Food and Beverage Industry. The information will inform us regarding the diversity profile of the suppliers who bid on our food and beverage procurements and will help shape future Social Procurement strategy.  
    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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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Liao, Guo
    (416) 697-9289 ( )
    () -
    Ontario Region
    10th Floor, 4900 Yonge Street
    Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6A6

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