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Solicitation number 47060-136658/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2013/01/25 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada-Peru FTA/Canada-Colombia FTA
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: None
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Canada has an initial requirement for a "commercially available"
    Data Propagation Software Solution for the Canada Border
    Services Agency (CBSA). 
    The Licensed software will be used to facilitate the propagation
    of data between multiple data stores in support of the CBSA
    eManifest STAR initiative. CBSA is responsible for providing
    integrated border services that support national security and
    public safety priorities and facilitate the free flow of persons
    and goods, including animals and plants that meet all
    requirements under the program legislation. The eManifest
    project will modernize and enhance how CBSA processes and
    screens commercial goods coming into Canada and reduce manual
    paper processes for all trade chain partners. Upon
    implementation of the eManifest project, businesses will be
    required to forward electronic data to CBSA prior to the arrival
    of their goods at the border.  In this way, CBSA will have the
    right information at the right time from carriers, freight
    forwarders and importers in all modes of transportation.
    The deliverables must include a Data Propagation Software
    License for 14350 MIPS (Subscription capacity License) including
    unlimited usage with 1 year warranty, maintenance and support
    services, on-site support services, Training, Professional
    services and 7 one-year irrevocable options allowing Canada to
    extend the term of the contract. All parts of the Software to
    deliver the data must operate at all times in accordance with
    the Statement of Requirement in the Client's operational
    environment described in the bid solicitation and subsequent
    This bid solicitation process may result in the award of a
    contract for one 1 year plus 7 one-year irrevocable options
    allowing Canada to extend the term of the contract.
    The requirement is subject to the provisions of the World Trade
    Organization (WTO-AGP). the North American Free Trade Agreement
    (NAFTA), the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA), and the
    Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).
    The formal bid solicitation is available through MERX.
    Hicham Laassouli
    Supply Officer
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Acquisitions Branch
    Software and Shared Systems Procurement Directorate (SSSPD)
    11 Laurier St., Gatineau, QC  K1A 0S5
    (819) 956-1209
    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)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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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
    Laassouli, Hicham
    (819) 956-1209 ( )
    (819) 953-3703
    4C1, Place du Portage Phase III
    11 Laurier St./11, rue Laurier
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Canada Border Services Agency
    333 North River Road
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1L 8B9
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

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