Furniture for Work Spaces - Ongoing
Public Works and Government Services Canada | Published April 22, 2016 - Deadline April 22, 2099
Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: E60PQ-140003/B is issued to add Category 6 Support Space Furniture and ongoing qualification for all categories. Questions on Category 6 are to be sent to: email@example.com All other questions are to be sent to Tracey.Miller@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca Closing date for Category 6 submissions: June 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Enquiries on Category 6 received after May 19, 2016 may not be responded to. 1. Canada will prioritize the evaluation of arrangements for Category 6 for existing and new Suppliers. Suppliers may submit an arrangement for Categories 1, 2, 3, 4 and/or 5, in accordance with Clause 6A.7 On-going Opportunity for Qualification, Canada will evaluate arrangements submitted under E60PQ-140003/B for Categories 1, 2,3, 4 and/or 5 as quickly as limited resources permit. 2. Existing Suppliers who were awarded a Supply Arrangement (SA) under E60PQ-140003/A Work Spaces, Categories 1, 2, 3, 4 and/or 5 are invited to submit an offering under E60PQ-140003/B for Category 6 Support Space Furniture. This is not a Ceiling Prices/Rates Modification Opportunity for Categories 1, 2, 3, 4 and/or 5. Existing Suppliers submitting for Category 6 must re-submit the following certifications as detailed in Part 5 Certifications and Additional Information: 126.96.36.199 Canadian Content Certification For PSAB Suppliers Only; 188.8.131.52 Product Conformance; 184.108.40.206 Price Certification. Existing Suppliers must re-submit all other certifications as detailed in Part 5 Certifications and Additional Information only if there has been a change. Existing Suppliers who want to add new products to their existing SA must send a request to: Helen.firstname.lastname@example.org . 3. New Suppliers must submit a complete arrangement in response to E60PQ-140003/B. 4. Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) intends to establish SAs for the supply, delivery and installation of furniture for Work Spaces and Product Related Services as set out in the Request for Supply Arrangement (RFSA) to any authorized representative of a government department, agency or Crown corporation listed in Schedules I, I.1, II, III of the Financial Administration Act, R.S., 1985, c. F-11 on an "as and when requested" basis. The Procurement Strategy is to establish a pool of pre-qualified suppliers to fulfill requirements as described in the RFSA. 5. Work Spaces is comprised of the following six (6) Categories: Category 1 - Interconnecting Panels and Freestanding Systems, Category 2 Freestanding Height Adjustable Desk/Table Products, Category 3 Metal Filing and Storage Cabinets, Category 4 - Wood Veneer Freestanding Products, Category 5 - Ancillary and Lighting Products, and Category 6 Support Space Furniture. Suppliers are not required to offer all products or Product Related Services to be issued an SA. For all products offered, Delivery and Installation is required when identified in the individual Bid Solicitations and Resulting Contracts. 6. Two streams of SAs may be issued pursuant to this solicitation, as follows: A. a stream for the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) (Work Coverage - National or Regional); and B. a General stream (Work Coverage - National). 7. Suppliers will be issued no more than one SA per Stream. 8. Period of the SA: The resulting SA has no defined end-date and will remain valid until such time as Canada no longer considers it to be advantageous to use it. 9. Trade Agreements and Canadian Content: A. For the PSAB stream: This procurement is set aside under the Federal Government's Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business, as detailed in Annex 9.4 Requirements for the Set-aside Program for Aboriginal Business of the Supply Manual. This procurement is set aside from the International Trade Agreements under the provision each has for set-asides for small and minority businesses. Further to Article 1802 of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT), AIT does not apply to this procurement. Canadian Content: Bid solicitations valued at $25,000.00 (Applicable Tax(es) included) or more and issued by PWGSC (as defined in the RFSA) during the period of the SA may be conditionally limited to Canadian goods as defined in SACC manual clause A3050T. B. For the General stream: The requirement is subject to the provisions of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT), the Canada-Chili Free Trade Agreement, the Canada-Columbia Free Trade Agreement and the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement. 10. Security Requirement: There is no security requirement associated with the issuance of the resulting SA. However, the delivery and installation of the goods procured under this SA may be subject to security requirements. Any security requirements will be indicated in the bid solicitation and the appropriate clauses incorporated into the resulting contract. The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada. Delivery Date: 22/04/2099 The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.