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Project: tender_11060 - Freight Distribution Services



  Reference Number 490332
  Solicitation Number Tender_11060
  Organization Name Ontario Shared Services
  Source ID PV.MN.ON.895607.C90792
  Associated Components No


  Published 2019-05-14
  Closing 2019-05-28 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Saving Time EDT


  Category Transportation, Travel and Relocation Services
  Region of Delivery Ontario
  Region of Opportunity Ontario
  Agreement Type
  Tender Type Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
  Estimated Value
  Solicitation Method

Notice Description

  Project: tender_11060 - Freight Distribution Services

Detailed Description
Infrastructure Technology Services (“ITS”) acts as an internal provider of server hosting services to the Information and Information Technology (I&IT) Clusters within the Ontario Public Service (OPS). ITS develops, implements and manages mainframe, Unix and Intel-based server solutions. The high-availability, high-capacity and high-value computer system Equipment used by ITS to provide these services are housed mainly, but not exclusively, in Ministry data centres.

The Ministry requires distribution and transportation of Equipment and Mail to and from the data centres. These services are essential for the Ministry to achieve its goals of streamlining operations, enhancing program delivery and exploiting I&IT capabilities.

It is the Ministry’s intention to enter into the Agreement with only one (1) legal entity to provide Freight Distribution Services. Freight Distribution Services consists of distribution and transportation of both Equipment and Mail.

Scope of Work
The Vendor must perform the following Services as directed by the Ministry:

1.1 Equipment Services

1.2 Mail Services

1.    Daily Mail Services for Guelph
2.    Monthly Mail Services for Guelph
3.    Annual Mail Services for Guelph
4.    Ad Hoc Large Volume Mail Services for Guelph
5.    Monthly Pick-up of Letter Trays, Lids and Monotainers for Oshawa
6.    Monthly Pick-up of Letter Trays, Lids and Monotainers for Guelph
7.    Ad Hoc Quarterly Delivery to Kingston
8.    Semi-Annual Delivery from Oshawa to Kingston
9.    Semi-Annual Cheque Delivery from Kingston to Oshawa
Please refer to section 1.11 of Attachment 3 – The Deliverables for a complete list of current ITS data centre locations.

In addition, the following is a list of potential future locations for data centres within the Province of Ontario, that is currently being considered by ITS.

•    Barrie
•    Dryden
•    Kitchener
•    Sault Ste. Marie
•    Sudbury
•    Timmins
•    Windsor

The Vendor shall be responsible for the provision of the Services to and from any location within the Province of Ontario as requested by the Ministry.

All amendments to the associated notice, including amended documents, plans and specifications (where applicable), are issued by the originator of the notice. MERX asks you to contact the buying agency directly for these amendments. MERX stipulates that potential bidders may also be required to register with the buying authority as a bidder/plan taker. The contact information can be found within the main tender document and/or on this notice abstract.



Client Agency

  Name Faye Collins
  Company Name Government of Ontario
  State / Province
  Postal Code
  Phone (416)314-2238
  Website URL

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