RMSO - Rental of Tractors & Trucks (E6MON-200012/A)

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Lavoie, Corine
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Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements:


Due to the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary measures are being taken on-site at the Québec Region Bid Receiving Unit to encourage social distancing. The health and safety of staff and suppliers remains our top priority.

Suppliers are required to submit offers electronically using the Canada Post epost Connect application for the subject Request for Standing Offer. This service allows suppliers to submit offers electronically to PWGSC Bid Receiving Units. This online service enables the electronic transfer of large files up to Protected B level.

Faxed and hard copy (submitted in person or via mail/courier) offers will not be accepted for the subject Request for Standing Offer.

Given current circumstances and network limitations, some active procurements may be delayed. To stay up to date on the status of specific procurements, please consult Buysandsell.gc.ca.

(i) Title: Regional Master Standing Offer (RMSO) for Rental of Road Tractors, Semi-trailers, Cargo Carriers and Bucket Trucks - Quebec region

(ii) Description:

Provide, as and when requested, rental services for semi-trailers, road tractors, cargo carriers and bucket trucks to all Government of Canada departments, organizations, Crown corporations and agencies in the Quebec Region.

For the Standing Offer purposes, rental services will be provided to the federal departments, organisations and agencies in any of the fifteen (15) province of Quebec administrative regions covered in the Standing Offer. The Outaouais (administrative region 07, National Capital Region) and the Nord-du-Quebec (administrative region 10) are excluded.

Although this RMSO is available to all federal departments it is anticipated that the main user will be the Department of National Defence (DND). Specifically, the main sectors that will use this RMSO are:

1) Quebec Region (Valcartier) :
Mainly including the Canadian Forces Base in Valcartier and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) - Valcartier;

2) Montreal Region (Longue-Pointe) :
Mainly including the Canadian Forces Base in Longue-Pointe

3) Montérégie Region (St-Jean and St-Hubert):
Mainly including the Canadian Forces Bases in St-Jean and St-Hubert;

4) Saguenay Region (Bagotville):
Mainly including the Canadian Forces Base in Bagotville.

An offeror inventory is being drawn up for semi-trailer, road tractor, cargo carriers and bucket trucks rental services, by area, for various categories of vehicles and different rental durations (short term (30 days or less) and long term (more than 30 days)).

Offerors may bid on one or more regions and vehicle categories identified in Annex C, Rate Table.

(iii) Standing Offer Period :

The Standing Offer will be for a period of 2 years.

(iv) Multiple Standing Offers :

Canada expects to issue multiple standing offers to offerors of heavy vehicle rental services who meet the evaluation criteria and pass the selection procedure detailed herein. The inventory will be accessible to all regions covered by this Request for Standing Offers.

(v) Standing Offer value :

An undetermined number of Standing Offers may be established subsequent to this Request for Standing Offers. To make administration of the Standing Offers easier, all Standing Offers issued subsequent to this solicitation will reflect a dollar value of “NIL”. This does not limit the volume of business the Offeror may do with the Federal Government.

(vi) For services requirements, Offerors in receipt of a pension or a lump sum payment must provide the required information as detailed in article 2.3 of Part 2 of the Request for Standing Offers (RFSO).

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

(viii) The requirement is limited to Canadian services.

(ix) The Request for Standing Offers (RFSO) is to establish Regional Master Standing Offers for the requirement detailed in the RFSO, to the Identified Users in the applicable Quebec administrative regions, excluding locations within Quebec that are subject to Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements (CLCAs). Any requirement for deliveries to locations within CLCAs areas within Quebec will have to be treated as a separate procurement, outside of the resulting standing offers.

(x) This RFSO allows offerors to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their offers electronically. Offerors must refer to Part 2 of the RFSO entitled Offeror Instructions and Part 3 of the RFSO entitled Offer Preparation Instructions, for further information on using this method.

All inquiries and other communications concerning this Request for proposal must be sent in writing only to the contracting authority named in the Request for proposal.

This PWGSC office provides procurement services to the public in their official languages.
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.