Pre-RFP Release Notice Fleet Trailers

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Pre-RFP Release Notice Fleet Trailers

Tender Information
Author NationTalk
Deadline Open
Channel 173
Category 1189
Name Hydro One
Type RFP
Region ON
Email [email protected]
Sector Private Sector
12477688 1
Score 30
All 1
Category Trailers
Client Hydro One

Issued:           Monday, November 02, 2020
Notice No:      1.0
Contact:         Valentina Shtutman
Email:             [email protected]

Hydro One Networks Inc. and its affiliates (“Hydro One”) are planning to undertake a competitive procurement process and anticipating to release a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) during the week of November 16, 2020 to establish contracts with one or more suppliers for the supply of various fleet trailers, including but not limited to – pole, cable reel stand, deckover and landscape-style, tag-along, float, dump and enclosed workshop trailers, on an as and when required basis.

  • Title of RFP: Fleet Trailers
  • Sector:  Private Sector
  • Type:  RFP
  • Region: ON
  • Brief Description:  Please see attached Hydro One Pre – RFP Release Notice
  • If you are interested in participating in this RFP, please follow the instructions below

As of January 22, 2018, in order to participate in Hydro One sourcing events and to do business with Hydro One, you must be registered in the SAP Ariba Network.

If you are already registered, please send me an email with your contact details and I will send you an invitation to participate in this RFP.

If you are not registered, please send an email to [email protected] requesting a registration invitation.

For step-by-step instructions on registration, responding to a Hydro One sourcing event and using DocuSign, please refer to the supplier section on the Hydro One website:​

Should you have any questions or are experiencing any issues, please contact [email protected] or visit the Ariba SAP help center by following this link:​

Once you have submitted the Supplier Profile Questionnaire, please advise me so I may follow through with the registration approval. Upon approval, you will be invited to participate in this RFP event.

The trailer classes in scope for the RFP are expected to be:

Trailer Class

(Hydro One Internal Reference Code)


Basic Configuration

Detailed Requirements
980 P4 Pole Trailer (poles up to 55’)




Information to be released with the RFP

981 P5 Pole Trailer (poles up to 100’)
978/142 Cable Reel Stand Trailers (4 types: rotating single reel, 2+2, multi-inline, self-loading yoke style)
989 UTV 13′-16′ Deckover and Landscape-style Trailer
985/986 Tags (22’-24’ tag-along trailer, 44,000-60,000 lb GVWR)
988 Floats (26’ deck drop-side float, 120,000 lb GVWR, with optional 10’ wide deck)
999 Dump (14’) Trailer, with optional ramps
976/999 Enclosed Workshop Trailers (12’ to 20’)

Hydro One would be seeking proposals from

  • Manufacturer(s) (“OEM”), and/or
  • Authorized dealer(s).

When the proponent responding to the RFP is the OEM itself, Hydro One expects that the fulfillment may be either directly by the OEM or through an authorized dealer, but in each such case, the contract would be with the OEM, and the dealer would act as the legal agent for the OEM (i.e. no separate contract would be required between the authorized dealer and Hydro One).

In all cases, the OEM must agree with Hydro One, either in the OEM contract with Hydro One or with a letter/certificate, to provide its authorized dealer with the trailers, equipment, cooperation, information, support, training, and parts necessary (including with respect to warranty) to allow the authorized dealer to fulfill its obligations to Hydro One in respect of the contract with Hydro One.

Hydro One’s intent coming out of this competitive procurement process is to secure one or more contracts (at Hydro One’s discretion) for each of the trailer classes for the supply of fleet trailers, on an as and when required basis throughout a multi-year contract term.

Registering as a Bidder/Proponent:

 The RFP will be hosted on Ariba for which you may or may not be already registered. All current and new suppliers are required to register and join the Ariba Network to participate in future Hydro One sourcing events and to be able to bid on future contracts.

To receive an invitation to register on Ariba and link to Hydro One’s Ariba profile, please send an email to [email protected] and a customer service representative will contact you and guide you through the supplier registration process to set up a supplier profile.

Once registered on the Ariba Network OR if you are already registered with Hydro One, please send an email to Valentina Shtutman at [email protected] to be invited to participate in the RFP on Ariba.


Additional information on how to participate in Hydro One sourcing events using the Ariba Network and User Guides on Supplier Registration and DocuSign for eSignatures are also available at the following link:

All interested and eligible parties are encouraged to register on Ariba prior to the anticipated RFP release and are invited to participate in this upcoming competitive procurement process.

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