Department of National Defence announces RFI – Enhanced Recovery Capability (W8476-175567/A) tender (PW-BL-298-26297)


Client Name Department of National Defence; Public Works and Government Services Canada
NAICS Code Defence:
Heavy Duty Truck Manufacturing; Defence:
Industrial Truck, Tractor, Trailer, and Stacker Machinery Manufacturing ; Defence:
Light Truck and Utility Vehicle Manufacturing
Place of Performance North America > Canada
Contract Stage Announced
Announced Date 04/19/2017
Deadline Date 06/09/2017
Tender Description Trade Agreement:
WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering

All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy:
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement:
No Nature of Requirements:
Enhanced Recovery Capability (ERC) project – Request for Information (RFI) Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is requesting Industry feedback regarding the Enhanced Recovery Capability (ERC) project for the Government of Canada (GC), the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). ERC is a Canadian Army (CA) sponsored project that will replace the existing fleet of CAF heavy tow trucks and associated recovery equipment with an enhanced capability to match thenew, heavier CAF wheeled vehicle fleets. The objectives of this RFI are to:
a) Develop a shared understanding with Industry about the ERC project; b) Provide information to Industry and seek their feedback on ERC requirements including those related to operational requirements, sustainment, Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) policy and costing; and c) Allow interested suppliers to pose their ideas, questions and concerns. The equipment to be delivered by this project is intended to support the new fleets of light, medium and heavy trucks and their bulk cargo containers.

There will also be circumstances during which this equipment must be used in the recovery of wheeled armoured vehicles such as the Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV)or the Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV), and in rare instances they will be required to service or assist in the servicing of main battle tanks. Industry Day and One-on-one Sessions Potential Respondents are invited to participate in the industry day and one-on-one activity by completing and submitting Annex E ERC RFI 2017 Industry Day and One-on-one Session Registration Form.

The interested suppliers are encouraged to submit their forms as soon as possible. Registration Deadline:
April 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM, Eastern Daylight

Saving Time Industry Day:
May 8, 2017 (8:30 AM 12:00 PM) Industry

Day Location:
Ottawa/Gatineau One-on-One Sessions:
May 8 (2:00 PM 4:00 PM); May 9 and 10, 2017 (9:00 AM 4:00 PM) One-on-One

Sessions Location:
235 Queen Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5, Canada By April 27, the Contracting Authority will directly communicate with the interested suppliers who will have submitted a duly completed Annex E by the Registration Deadline in order to provide the status of their requests and/or the exact date, time and location for the one-on-one sessions. Please see the RFI section titled Industry Day and One-on-one Sessions (RFI, Part 2 of 2, Section 6.0). This RFI is neither a call for tender nor a Request for Proposal (RFP). No agreement or contract will be entered into based on this RFI. The issuance of this RFI is not to be considered in any way a commitment by the GC, nor as authority to potential Respondents to undertake any work that could be charged to Canada. This RFI is not to be considered as a commitment to issue a subsequent solicitation or award a contract. Participation in this RFI is encouraged, but is not mandatory. There will be no short-listing of potential suppliers for the purposes of undertaking any future work as a result of this RFI. Similarly, participation in this RFI is not a condition or prerequisite for the participation in any potential subsequent solicitation. Communications All enquiries and other communications related to this RFI and associated Industry Engagement activities must be directed exclusively to the PSPC Contracting Authority, using the ERC e-mail address below:

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.

Client Details

Client Name Public Works and Government Services Canada
Country Canada
Client Name Department of National Defence
Country Canada

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