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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
10 years 1 month ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2012/05/18 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Alberta, British Columbia, Foreign, Manitoba, National Capital Region, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of)

Contact Information

Contact name
St-Cyr, Marc-André
Contact phone
(819) 956-7347 ( )
Contact fax
(819) 956-4944
Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
6B1, Place du Portage, Phase III
Gatineau, Québec K1A0S5


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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Freight Forwarding Services

Marc-Andre St-Cyr
Telephone No. - 819-956-7347
Fax No. - 819-956-4944

The Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada on
behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International
Trade Canada (DFAIT) and other government departments, requires
National Master Standing Offer/s, (NMSO/s), for Freight
Forwarding Services. These services will be by land, air and
ocean for the movement of household effects, personal goods and
private motor vehicles more frequently from/to the facilities of
household movers in the National Capital Area (NCR) and less
frequently in other Canadian cities to/from the Canadian
Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world, on an
as-and-when-requested basis.

The scope of this requirement is for approximately 500 outgoing
relocations and 500 incoming relocations annually, of personal
effects and private motor vehicles (PMV) from Canada to Canadian
Missions abroad and from Canadian Missions abroad back to
Canada. The majority of these relocations occur between May and

Offers will be assessed on a per mode of transportation (land,
air or sea) per region basis. The four regions are as follows:
Central and Southern America & the Caribbean; Europe; Africa &
the Middle-East; Asia-Pacific. Offerors are not required to
submit pricing for all four regions, however, they must provide
all rates for each destination for the region they are offering
to provide Freight Forwarding Services.

The period of the standing offer/s will be from date of issuance
to May 31, 2014, with the right to request an extension to the
NMSO by eight (8) months period, June 1, 2014 to January 31,

It is the intent to issue up to nine (9) Standing Offers, if
possible, one for each mode of transportation per region.  

If PWGSC notifies the Offeror that it has been issued a standing
offer, the Offeror shall, at its sole expense, provide financial
security to the Crown within seven (7) calendar days from such
notification, in the form of an irrevocable letter of credit in
the amount of $150,000.00 Canadian dollars.

There is a security requirement related to the NMSO/s, Offerors
who receive a Standing Offer will be required  to have security
clearance to the level SECRET as detailed in the Request for
Standing Offer (RFSO) document.

An electronic version, in Microsoft EXCEL format, of the Basis
of Payment Pricing/Rate Sheets are attached with the RFSO.

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.

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Solicitation Documents

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ABES.PROD.BK__LM.B002.E60265.EBSU000.PDF000English- Not available
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ABES.PROD.BK__LM.B002.E60265.EBSU003.PDF003English- Not available
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ABES.PROD.BK__LM.B002.E60265.EBSU004.PDF004English- Not available
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ABES.PROD.BK__LM.B002.E60265.EBSU005.PDF005English- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK__LM.B002.F60265.EBSU005.PDF005French- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK__LM.B002.E60265.EBSU006.PDF006English- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK__LM.B002.F60265.EBSU006.PDF006French- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK__LM.B002.E60265.EBSU007.PDF007English- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK__LM.B002.F60265.EBSU007.PDF007French- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK__LM.B002.E60265.EBSU008.PDF008English- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK__LM.B002.F60265.EBSU008.PDF008French- Not available

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