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Overview

MERX Canadian Public Tenders is where business finds billions of dollars in contracting opportunities from the Canadian public sector. MERX Canadian Public Tenders includes Federal, provincial and MASH sector opportunities, making it easy for you to find new opportunities, bid on them and win the business from customers interested in the goods or services you provide.

For more than 15 years, MERX has made doing business with the Canadian Public Sector easier, faster and most importantly, cost effective. MERX is the most important business development resource you can have working for you.

Here are a few of the features and benefits of MERX Canadian Public Tenders:

Features & Benefits Basic Subscriber Complete Subscriber Non Subscriber Order


CANADIAN PUBLIC-SECTOR SERVICES:
Searching Canadian open opportunities and viewing of document abstracts feature is available feature is available feature is available
Ordering and previewing documents   feature is available feature is available1
Receiving notification of amendments or cancellations   feature is available feature is available
Identifying potential partnerships   feature is available feature is available1
Managing orders   feature is available feature is available
Setting up opportunity matching feature is available feature is available feature is available
Access to business intelligence data   feature is available  
Accessing International opportunities feature is available feature is available feature is available
Accessing awards database   feature is available  


GENERAL:
Online account management feature is available feature is available feature is available
Customers assistance and service levels feature is available feature is available feature is available


VALUE ADDED SERVICES:
Automatic delivery of amendments   feature is available feature is available2
Alternative delivery methods   Optional Optional
1 Only for the opportunity ordered      
2 Subject to additional fees      


CANADIAN PUBLIC-SECTOR SERVICES:

  • Searching Canadian open opportunities and viewing of document abstracts
    Hundreds of new opportunities are added every day. Use the search tools and view the abstracts or create an Opportunity Matching Profile and let us help you find the ones that are right for you.

  • Ordering and previewing documents
    Pick from multiple ways to receive your orders. If you need paper copies, MERX can provide them. Order a CD or DVD for large projects. You can always preview the projects you order on MERX before you print.

  • Receiving notification of amendments or cancellations
    Automatically receive notification of any amendments or cancellations that the buying organization releases pertaining to tenders that you have ordered.

  • Identifying potential partnerships
    Our Document Request List provides you with a list of all the businesses that have ordered the documents for a particular opportunity. This feature allows you to identify partnering opportunities for projects and gain valuable competitor information.

  • Managing orders
    Keeps a detailed log of all the orders you have placed on MERX, making it easy to reconcile placed orders and charges to your credit card, invoicing, etc. In addition, you can double-check to ensure that you have received all portions of the document, including amendments.

  • Setting up opportunity matching
    This valuable service notifies you when an opportunity that might be of interest to your organization is posted on the MERX service. You provide MERX with a specific profile(s) and we do a daily search for you. MERX will notify you free of charge, by email, fax or online of any opportunities of interest to you. To learn more, please visit our Opportunity Matching Tutorial.

  • Access to business intelligence data
    Browse through our Former Opportunities Database to research and track buying patterns of Canadian public sector organizations. This allows you to identify key buying periods, upcoming potential initiatives or new markets that you may not have otherwise considered at the federal, provincial or MASH sector levels.

  • Accessing international opportunities
    In addition to the thousands of opportunities available with all levels of Canadian government, you can also search the MERX Canadian Public Tenders service to view open international opportunities. The Canadian Commercial Corporation provides the information for international opportunities on MERX Canadian Public Tenders and only opportunities open to Canadian companies are posted.

  • Accessing the awards database
    Allows you to view which organization won a contract and for what dollar value. This can be useful information to know when preparing bids.

GENERAL:

  • Online account management
    Our Organization Profile Maintenance feature is a convenient, secure and easy way to manage your account online. You can change your contact information, cancel or register a new contact and access your statements as often as you need.

  • Customer assistance and service levels
    MERX provides bilingual support from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Eastern time) Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). Physical orders are shipped, faxed or ready for pick-up within 4 hours of being placed.

Value Added Services:

  • Automatic delivery of amendments*
    Suppliers have the option to have all subsequent documents automatically delivered to them by email, fax or hardcopy.

  • Alternative delivery methods
    MERX Canadian Public Tenders offers Enhanced Services that offer alternate order and delivery options of documents for all our service packages.

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