Request For Proposal
RFP PS20200438 - SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF MUNICIPAL CASTINGS
November 4, 2020
Questions & Answers
November 16, 2020
All enquiries regarding the RFP must be addressed to:
Donna Lee, Buyer
All enquiries must be made in writing and are to be directed only to the above contact person. In-person or telephone enquiries are not permitted.
[Please specify proposal document number, proposal title and purchasing agent's name when sending email.]
Questions will be accepted, and answers posted, ONLY IF they are submitted in writing five working days prior to the bid closing date
CLOSING DATE & TIME
3:00:00 pm (Local Vancouver Time), Tuesday, November 17, 2020
All references to time in the RFP are references to the time in the City of Vancouver, as indicated in the electronic timestamp the Proposal receives upon delivery to the email address specified herein, which is in turn synchronized to Network Time Protocol (NTP) provided by the National Research Council of Canada adjusted to local Pacific Time Zone.
SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS
Proponents should submit their Proposals on or before the time and date specified in the
bottom row of the table in Section 2.1 above (the “Closing Time”).
Each Proponent should submit its Proposal by email in accordance with the following:
- Subject of the file to be: PS# - Title – Vendor name.
- Document format for submissions:
o RFP Part C in PDF format – 1 combined PDF file,
o Appendix 3 (pricing tab) in Excel format, and;
o Any other attachments in 1 combined PDF file if necessary;
- Zip the files to reduce the size or email separately if needed.
Send your submissions to Bids@vancouver.ca; do not deliver a physical copy to the City of
- Submitting the files via Drop box, FTP, or similar programs, is not acceptable.
To be considered by the City, a Proposal must be submitted in the form set out in Part C (the“Form of Proposal”), completed and duly executed by the relevant Proponent.
Amendments to a Proposal may be submitted via the same methods, at any time prior to the Closing Time.
Proposals are revocable and may be withdrawn at any time before or after the Closing Time.
Proposals received after the closing time may be returned unopened.
Faxed proposals will not be accepted.
Please visit our Bidding Procedures page for additional information.
General Description of Requirement
The purpose of this RFP is to select a Proponent(s) with the capability and experience to efficiently and cost-effectively supply and manufacture quality casting products to the City, as required, and as per the requirements and specifications set out herein. This initiative will identify best and leading practices to increase procurement efficiency for the City’s Sewer Operation and Waterworks requirements. This initiative will also maintain and improve quality, sustainability and provide opportunities to improve and consolidate the City’s business relationships with qualified supplier(s) capable of supplying all or a large part of the casting requirements. Thus it is paramount the successful Proponent(s) be able to meet the requirements of the City with the highest level of service.
No information meeting at this time.
Downloading the Document
Proponents must not electronically alter any portion of downloaded documents with the exception of adding the information requested. To do so will invalidate your bid.
Amendment No. 1 76 KB
RE: APPENDIX 3 - COMMERCIAL PROPOSAL, INTRODUCTION
No addendum at this time.
Questions and Answers