Operational Clothing & Footwear (OCFC2) (W8486-206245/A)
- Publishing status
- Days to closing
- 1 week 4 days hence
- Publication date
- Amendment date
- Date closing
- 2020/06/18 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
- Reference number
- Solicitation number
- Region of delivery
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, National Capital Region, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
- Notice type
- Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
- Trade agreement
- Tendering procedure
- The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
- Competitive procurement strategy
- Best Overall Proposal
- Procurement entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- End user entity
- Department of National Defence
- Contact name
- Baker, Johanne
- Contact email
- Contact phone
- (613) 854-9253 ( )
- Contact fax
- (613) 943-7970
- Contact address
L'Esplanade Laurier, East Tower 7th Floor Tour est 7e étage 140 O'Connor, rue O'Connor, Ottawa Ontario K1 A 0R5
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Trade Agreement: NONE Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall Proposal Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: Yes Nature of Requirements: This Solicitation (# W8486-206245/A) is for the Operational Clothing & Footwear Consolidated Contract (OCFC2) and is directly linked to all previous Solicitations posted on BuyandSell under the W8486-137549 series. Summary Background The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is responsible for protecting Canada and defending its sovereignty, defending North America and contributing to international peace and security. To carry out their responsibilities, CAF members must be equipped with operational clothing and footwear (OCF) that provides the necessary protection and operational mobility to conduct daily operations anywhere in the world. OCFC2 builds on the existing Consolidated Clothing Contract (C3) model operating in DND today for dress and occupational / environment uniform commodities, offering assurance of a tried and proven business model which has evolved through the last 20 years. For all items stipulated under contract, a prime vendor would be responsible for their acquisition, as well as inventory and distribution management and other services. This managed clothing solution (MCS) provides for the opportunity to develop a direct delivery system between the contractor and the individual military member. In addition, OCFC2 will allow for lower contract management and administrative overhead, lower inventory, improved acquisition cycles, improved response times for corrective actions and product improvement while allowing the apparel, textile and footwear industries to remain competitive, innovative and responsive. Brief Description The MCS will provide end-to-end management of the DND supply chain for Operational Clothing and Footwear (OCF), from acquisition and/or manufacturing to inventory management to distribution. It will include professional and design services as well as configuration management. The successful bidder will supply DND with a complete supply chain management approach that encompasses program management services, professional services, manufacturing, warehousing and inventory management, order processing and management, and distribution and delivery. The MCS will also provide an online Order Management System (OMS) for use by Authorized Users who will order items for Direct Delivery to the address of their choice. National and international deliveries may be required by the successful Bidder; destinations will only be specified at time of order. Period of the Contract The contract period will be for an initial period of 6 years from the date of the contract, with the option to extend the term of the contract by up to fourteen (14) additional one (1) year period under the same terms and conditions. Security Requirement There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, Bidders should refer to the Contract Security Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada (http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/esc-src/introduction-eng.html) website. National Security Exception (NSE) and Trade Agreements The national security exceptions provided for in the trade agreements have been invoked; therefore, this procurement is excluded from all of the obligations of all the trade agreements. Canadian Content Canadian Goods Definition, Certifications and Verification Process is described in Annex E. Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements (CLCAs) This procurement is subject to the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, Gwichin Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement, Sahtu Dene and Metis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement, Tlicho Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement, Inuvialuit Final Agreement, Vuntut Gwich'in First Nation, First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, Teslin Tlingit Council, Champagne and Aishihik First Nations, Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation, Selkirk First Nation, Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in First Nation, Ta'an Kwach'an Council, Kluane First Nation, Kwanlin Dun First Nation, Carcross/Tagish First Nation, Maa-nulth Final Agreement, Nisgaa Final Agreement, Tsawwassen First Nation Final Agreement, James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement, Northeastern Quebec Agreement, Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement, Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement, Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement. Sollicitation amendment 006 is provided to extend the solliciation closing date and to publish Questions and Answers. 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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