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RFP-2017-IT-035 - RFP-2017-IT-035 - Request for Proposal For IT Solutions SMS Next Bus

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Basic Information

Reference Number

0000065677

Issuing Organization

Metrolinx

Solicitation Type

PT - Public Tender

Solicitation Number

RFP-2017-IT-035

Title

RFP-2017-IT-035 - Request for Proposal For IT Solutions SMS Next Bus

Source ID

PU.AG.Ont..26.C142701

Details

Region

Canada, Southern Ontario

Dates

Publication

08-Sep-2017 11:51:59 AM EDT

Bid Intent

Optional

Bid Intent Deadline

19-Oct-2017 12:00:00 AM EDT

Questions are submitted online

No

Closing Date

19-Oct-2017 03:00:00 PM EDT

Contact Information

Nancy Rousseau

416-202-5840

Nancy.Rosseau@mtrolinx.com

Description

Call For Proposals

Request for Proposal No. RFP-2017-IT-035

Metrolinx is accepting Proposals for a SMS Next Bus

Metrolinx is issuing this Request for Proposals to retain a Proponent to provide the Services described herein.  Metrolinx intends to award a Contract through an open, fair and competitive process.

You are invited to submit your Submission for RFP-2017-IT-035 as more particularly described in this Proposal Document as required by Metrolinx, which Services relate to the acquisition of a new SMS Solution (“SaaS SMS Next Bus Solution”). 

This tender is a repost of RFP-2017-IT-007 which was cancelled due to changes in the scope of work.  Blacklines of the Business and Functional Requirements have been included in Appendix C – Documents of this RFP Document showing the updates made to the original tender.

The Services to be provided by the selected Proponent will include the following:

  1. A configurable SMS Solution that addresses the customer communication needs of Metrolinx on the status of bus services to its customers; 
  2. Implementation and support activities, including knowledge transfer and training;
  3. Five (5) years of usage, maintenance and support services to commence after the SMS Solution has been implemented and accepted by Metrolinx;
  4. Optional, at the exclusive discretion of Metrolinx, an additional three (3) one year terms of usage, maintenance and support services to commence after the initial five (5) years of usage, maintenance and support services has been completed;
  5. Quality assurance and quality control; and
  6. Project management expertise and governance.

The Proposal Documents are available online at www.merx.com/metrolinx, Solicitation No RFP-2017-IT-035. Proponents are urged to select automatic notification of addenda issuance when registering on MERX. 

It is the Proponent’s responsibility to ensure receipt of copies of all addenda issued, and submit a signed copy of any and all addenda issued, with its Proposal.  Information concerning the number of addenda issued and the date of issue of the most recent addendum can be found at www.merx.com. 

Responses to the Request for Proposal will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. EST on October 19th , 2017 through Electronic Bid Submission (EBS) at MERX.

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Metrolinx reserves the right to reject any or all Proposals at its sole discretion.
 
 

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Bid Submission Process

Bid Submission Type

Electronic Bid Submission

Pricing

In attached document

Envelope 1 - Technical Submission

Pricing

No pricing in this envelope

Bid Documents List
Item Name Description Mandatory
Bid Documents Documents defining the proposal Yes

Envelope 2 - Pricing Submission

Pricing

In attached document

Bid Documents List
Item Name Description Mandatory
Bid Documents Documents defining the proposal Yes