Industry Days - OCFC2 (W8486-137549/B)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
6 years 9 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2014/12/23 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
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
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Picco(PR Div.), Robert
Contact phone
(819) 956-9564 ( )
Contact address
11 Laurier St./ 11, rue Laurier
6B1, Place du Portage
Gatineau, Québec K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: 
Attachment: None
Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 
Operational Clothing & Footwear Consolidated Contract (OCFC2)

Industry Days

1.Purpose. The Department of National Defence intends to
implement a managed clothing solution through a third party
provider for military operational clothing and footwear. The
initiative is known as the Operational Clothing and Footwear
Consolidated Contract (OCFC2). The goal of Industry Days is to
provide a overview of the background, proposed scope and plan,
and schedule for the initiative to interested vendors. It will
also provide the opportunity for industry to seek clarification
and provide feedback to the Government of Canada.

2.Format and Schedule. Industry Days will take place in Ottawa
commencing at 9:00 AM on 27 January 2014. The format will
include a series of detailed briefings and a display of the
clothing and other items that are proposed to be included under
the initiative. Afterwards, there will be a series of optional
one-on-one question and feedback sessions (QFS) scheduled
between Government and Industry representatives for interested
vendors. These are set for 45 minutes each in duration. The
draft schedule is as follows:

A.Monday, 27 January

9:00 - 9:05 AM - Welcoming Address (Lieutenant-Colonel Brian
McGee, OCFC2 Team Leader)
9:05 - 9:20 AM - Opening Comments (Jennifer Garrett, Director
Soldier Systems Program Management)
9:20 - 10:30 AM - OCFC2 Briefing (Lieutenant-Colonel Brian
McGee, OCFC2 Team Leader)
10:30 - 10:50 AM- Coffee
10:50 - 11:45 PM- General questions and discussion (open forum),
viewing of displays

11:45 - 12:45 PM- Lunch

12:45 - 1:30 PM- QFS
1:30 - 2:15 PM- QFS
2:15 - 2:30 PM- Break
2:30 - 3:15 PM- QFS
3:15 - 4:00 PM- QFS

B.Tuesday, 28 January

8:30 - 9:15 AM- QFS
9:15 - 10:00 AM- QFS
10:00 - 10:15 AM- Break
10:15 - 11:00 AM- QFS
11:00 - 11:45 AM- QFS

11:45 - 12:45 PM- Lunch

12:45 - 1:30 PM- QFS
1:30 - 2:15 PM- QFS
2:15 - 2:30 PM- Break
2:30 - 3:15 PM- QFS
3:15 - 4:00 PM- QFS

C.Wednesday, 29 January 

Same schedule as Tuesday, 28 January (as may be required).

D.Thursday, 30 January

Same schedule as Tuesday, 28 January (as may be required).

E.Friday, 31 January

Same schedule as Tuesday, 28 January (as may be required).

3.Contact information. Vendors interested in participating in
the OCFC2 Industry Days are requested to confirm their
intentions by contacting Robert Picco, not later than 1:00 PM
Friday, 24 January, 2014.

Phone: 	819-956-9564

Vendors will be asked to indicate the number of participants
and, if desired, a preferred timing for a Question and Feedback
Session. Every effort will be made to accommodate requested
timings. However, priority will be accorded to participants
travelling from outside the Eastern Ontario/Western Quebec

4.Administrative Instructions. The venue for OCFC2 Industry Days
will be the Carling Campus facility in Ottawa at 3500 Carling
Avenue. Driving directions and a map can be provided upon

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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