ARCHIVED CF 709 Field Message Books (W8486-184548/A)

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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2017/11/23 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Alberta, National Capital Region, Quebec
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Competitive procurement strategy
Lowest/Lower Bid
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Buck(CW Div.), Daniel
Contact email
Contact phone
(613) 998-8582 ( )
Contact fax
(613) 991-5870
Contact address
360 Albert St./ 360, rue Albert
12th Floor / 12ième étage
K1A 0S5


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Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

IMPORTANT: This tender is part of Public Services and Procurement Canadas pilot to submit bid submission files electronically using epost Connect. Interested bidders should refer to Part 2 of the solicitation document entitled Instructions to bidders/offerors/suppliers, as the case may be, for instructions on how to participate and submit their files electronically for this tender.


Buck, Daniel
Telephone No.  (613) 998-8582
Fax No.  (613) 991-5870


Department of National Defence (DND) requires the printing, binding and delivery 70,000 + 10 CF 709 Field Message Books.  The Contractor will be required to ensure that all CF 709 Field Message Books are delivered to the destination addresses on or before December 22, 2017.

The period of the Contract will be from date of award to January 31, 2018. 

The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).

The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services.

Mandatory Criteria 


M.1.1: The Bidder must demonstrate that it has been contractually bound to an external* client (outside of the Bidder's own company) to provide printing and binding of a minimum quantity of 50,000 bound books  with a minimum of 60 sheets (120 pages) per book, produced and delivered to the destination address or addresses specified by the Client.

M.1.1.a  The Bidder must provide the quantity of booklets provided by the Bidder.

M.1.1.b  The Bidder must provide a description of the books provided by the Bidder including the number of sheets in each book.

M.1.1.c   The Bidder must provide a description of the printing and binding requirements of the books.

M.1.1.d  The Bidder must provide the Client Information for the Contract. 

M.1.2: The Contract identified for M.1.1 must have been started or completed on or after November 1, 2011. 

M.1.2.a  The Bidder must provide the start or completion date of the Contract.

*During the evaluation no corporate experience gained through internal clients will be accepted or reviewed.


Financial Evaluation

The price of the bid will be evaluated in Canadian dollars, all applicable taxes excluded; FOB destination, Canadian customs duties and excise taxes included.

The sum of the lot prices will determine the evaluated price.

Basis of Selection

A bid must comply with the requirements of the bid solicitation and meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria to be declared responsive. The responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price will be recommended for award of a contract.

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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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.E73718.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2017-11-10
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.F73718.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2017-11-10
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.E73718.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2017-11-21
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.F73718.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2017-11-21

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