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Basic Information

Reference Number


Issuing Organization


Solicitation Type

RFP - Request for Proposal (Formal)

Solicitation Number



RFP-2018-RBEX-115:For Consultant Assignment for the LEAN Coaching Services

Source ID




Canada, Southern Ontario



19-Dec-2018 10:33:49 AM EST

Bid Intent


Bid Intent Deadline

16-Jan-2019 12:00:00 AM EST

Questions are submitted online


Closing Date

16-Jan-2019 03:00:00 PM EST

Contact Information

Robert Cava




Call For Request to Proposal
Request No. RFP-2018-RBEX-115
Consultant Assignment for the LEAN Coaching Services
Metrolinx is accepting bids (“Requests”) to retain the services of a Vendor for the provision of LEAD Coaching Services over a three year period from 2019-2022. To provide customized LEAN fundamental courses to employees of Metrolinx at the front line, supervisor, middle management and senior leadership level, to customize course and coaching material to the Metrolinx operating context and to individuals who have varying levels of knowledge and to provide hands on LEAN coaching services to individuals and teams and coach them on the use of LEAN continuous improvement and six sigma tools.as more particularly described in this Request Document as required by Metrolinx for the LEAN Coaching Services.
Request enquiries and other communications are to be directed to the procurement representative Robert Cava at (416) 202-5849, Robert.Cava@metrolinx.com.
Request submissions will be accepted until the Closing of 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2019, via Merx electronic bid submission (EBS) and will be opened by Metrolinx staff as soon as is practicable after the designated Closing.  Details on where and when vendors can obtain information on bids received, will be made available on Metrolinx’s website.
Your Submission for this opportunity must be sent to Metrolinx through the use of MERX EBS. Bidders shall be solely responsible for the delivery of their Submission using MERX EBS by the Closing, in accordance with the  Instructions to Bidders.
The Corporate Firm must demonstrate that it possesses the following experience and qualifications:
  1. The Proponent should demonstrate its experience in performing work similar in scope, magnitude and complexity as the Scope of Work stated in this Request Document, by including a detailed description of the Corporate Firms qualifications and experience including but not limited to:
    1. Fifteen (15) years of related corporate experience in delivering LEAN continuous improvement coaching program service and one to one coaching through project implementation.
    2. Experience developing customized LEAN course and coaching material for organizations.
    3. Experience providing LEAN coaching services in the transportation operations or manufacturing environment.
    4. Experience in embedding LEAN thinking into small and medium sized organizations at the front line level.

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

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Bid Submission Process

Bid Submission Type

Electronic Bid Submission

Envelope 1 - Technical Submission


No pricing in this envelope

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

Envelope 2 - Pricing Submission


In attached document

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