Printing Services

Tender Information
Author pmnationtalk
All 1
Name Public Works and Government Services Canada
Type NPP
Region Ottawa, ON
Email
Sector Public Sector
16336618 1
12477688 1
Category Miscellaneous

Date closing     2018/01/31 14:00      Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Details

Reference number     PW-$$CW-010-64294

Solicitation number    EN578-121812/C

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)

GSIN     T014A: Publications

Trade agreement      Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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     Public Works and Government Services Canada

Description

Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: Yes
Nature of Requirements:

THIS IS A REFRESH OF SUPPLY ARRANGEMENT # EN578-121812/000/CW – FOR COMMERCIAL PRINTING SERVICES

Enquiries on the Request for Supply Arrangement document were addressed during the original solicitation period in 2013. The Supply Arrangement Authority will not respond to new enquiries. For your information and to assist you in preparing your arrangement, copies of the Questions and Answers released during the original solicitation period are available in Annex “K” Questions and Answers.

This RFSA will permit additional suppliers to submit proposals and potentially become Supply Arrangement (SA) holders. New compliant suppliers will be issued SAs and their names will be added to the existing SA holder list. Suppliers having submitted an unsuccessful arrangement will be subject to a ninety (90) day waiting period before another arrangement will be evaluated.

SUMMARY

CANADA EXPECTS TO AUTHORIZE SUPPLY ARRANGEMENTS FOR REQUIREMENTS ORIGINATING IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION WITH ALL ABORIGINAL AND NON-ABORIGINAL SUPPLIERS THAT ARE DEEMED RESPONSIVE TO THE RFSA.

The term Commercial Offset printing refers to the general information and marketing printed products produced by
departments and includes such products as loose leaf publications, bound publications and speciality single sheet
products.

It does not include the following print services: Distribution List Management; Variable Imaging; Document Management and Print on Demand; Order Fulfillment/Warehousing or Graphic Design.

All Supply Arrangements issued as result of this solicitation will be valid until such time as Canada no longer considers it to be advantageous to use it.

The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).

The requirement covered by the bid solicitation of any resulting supply arrangement may be limited to Canadian goods and/or services.

Suppliers must provide a complete list of names, or other related information, as needed, pursuant to section 01 of Standard Instructions 2008.

The requirement covered by the bid solicitation of any resulting supply arrangement may be set aside for Aboriginal business 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 Supply Arrangement is for deliveries all across Canada including Comprehensive Land Claims Settlement areas (CLCSA). – All Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements (CLCA) apply. The obligations under specific CLCAs will be met at the individual solicitation stage for requirements that include delivery within a CLCA area.

REQUIRED SERVICES

This is a request for Supply Arrangement (RFSA) for the supply of Commercial printing, reprographics/duplicating and related services for use by all federal departments and agencies listed in schedules I through III of the Financial Administration Act located within the National Capital Region (NCR), on an as and when requested basis.

The supply arrangements will cover the following products:

Category 1 – Loose sheet products

Category 2 – Bound publications

Category 3 – Specialty single sheet products

Category 4 – Other types of related printed products, binding and reproduction of CDRoms (of publications being printed)

Category 5 – Group C ONLY – Personalization of certificates and similar printed products

Category 6 – Reproduction of publications and other print matter on electronic media from supplied master or hard copy documents

Security Requirement

There are no Mandatory Security Requirements required to qualify for this Request for Supply Arrangement.

Once a Supply Arrangement is in place, it is anticipated that most contracts will not have a security requirement. However, for a contract that requires a security requirement, only Suppliers holding a valid security clearance at the required level will be considered.

Suppliers are requested to provide their current level of Security Clearance with their arrangement as detailed in Annex B – Corporate Profile.

There are two levels of security clearance:

Level 1: Personnel – Reliability Status ; and
Facility Clearance – Protected B for document safeguarding

Level 2: Personnel – Secret ; and
Facility Clearance – Secret

MANDATORY TECHNICAL CRITERION FOR GROUP A LOW QUANTITY REQUIREMENTS

A-M.1 The Supplier must demonstrate that it has been contractually bound with three (3) different external clients to provide low volume (quantities as defined in Part 1 under the heading Key Terms Group A: Low Quantity) commercial print services for at least two (2) individual projects* to each client within the last two (2) calendar years (prior to the closing date of this RFSA).

During the evaluation no corporate experience gained through internal clients will be accepted or reviewed.

*”Individual projects” refers to a one time contract or a single call-up under a standing offer or supply arrangement for the printing and delivery of one or more items to destinations. It does not refer to the overall value of a standing offer or supply arrangement.

For each of the six (6) projects (two [2] projects for each of the three [3] different clients), the Supplier must provide:

– the client contact information;
– the project date;
– a description of the printing and finishing requirements of the item or items;
– the quantity completed;
– the invoice (or copy of) presented to the client.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL CRITERION FOR GROUP B HIGH QUANTITY REQUIREMENTS

B-M.1 The Supplier must demonstrate that it has been contractually bound with three (3) different external clients to provide high volume (quantities as defined in Part 1 under the heading Key Terms Group B: High Quantity) commercial print services for at least two (2) individual projects* to each client within the last two (2) calendar years (prior to the closing date of this RFSA).

*”Individual projects” refers to a one time contract or a single call-up under a standing offer or supply arrangement for the printing and delivery of one or more items to destinations, a single contract requiring multiple print runs over a stated period of time, a single contract requiring electronic cataloguing and storage of files for printing on an as and when requested basis over a stated period of time. It does not refer to the overall value of a standing offer or supply arrangement.

For each of the six (6) projects (two [2] projects for each of the three [3] different clients), the Supplier must provide:

– the client contact information;
– the project date;
– a complete description of the printing and finishing requirements of the item or items
– the quantity completed;
– the invoice (or copy of) presented to the client.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL CRITERIA FOR GROUP C: REPROGRAPHICS/DUPLICATING REQUIREMENTS

C-M.1 The Supplier must demonstrate that it has been contractually bound with three (3) different external clients to provide reprographics/duplicating services (quantities as defined in Part 1 under the heading Key Terms Group C: Reprographics/Duplicating) for at least two (2) individual projects* to each client within the last two (2) calendar years (prior to the closing date of this RFSA).

For each of the six (6) projects (two [2] projects for each of the three [3] different clients), the Supplier must provide:

– the client contact information;
– the project date;
– a complete description of the printing and finishing requirements of the item or items
– the quantity completed;
– the invoice (or copy of) presented to the client.

BASIS OF SELECTION

Group A: Low Quantity Requirements: Arrangements meeting the mandatory requirements for Group A, achieving a minimum overall score of 64 points on a scale of 80 points for the General Point Rated Criteria and achieving a minimum score of 56 points on a scale of 70 for Group A: Low Quantity Requirements will be considered responsive.

Group B: High Quantity Requirements: Arrangements meeting the mandatory requirements for Group B, achieving a minimum overall score of 64 points on a scale of 80 points for the General Point Rated Criteria and achieving a
minimum score of 96 points on a scale of 120 for Group B: High Quantity Requirements will be considered responsive.

Group C: Reprographics/Duplicating Requirements: Arrangements meeting the mandatory requirements for Group C, achieving a minimum overall score of 64 points on a scale of 80 points for the General Point Rated Criteria and achieving a minimum score of 80 points on a scale of 100 for Group C: Reprographics/Duplicating Requirements will be considered responsive.

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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Solicitation Documents

ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B010.E64294.EBSU000.PDF English
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B010.F64294.EBSU000.PDF French
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B010.E64294.EBSU001.PDF English
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B010.F64294.EBSU001.PDF French

Contact Information

Contact name     Gagné-Templeman, Kathleen
Contact phone     (613) 990-9189 ( )
Contact address

360 Albert St./ 360, rue Albert
12th Floor / 12ième étage
Ottawa
Ontario
K1A 0S5

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