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GOFAC PowerPoint February 09, 2012

PowerPoint Presentation

Government Office Furniture Advisory Committee (GOFAC) Meeting
February 9, 2012
Place du Portage, 111, 14A2, Room 101
Gatineau, Québec

Update on Consolidated Procurement Instruments

Preamble

  • Proposed National Procurement Strategy (NPS) for Office Furniture: consultation February-March 2012
  • Adjust NPS where appropriate, seek approval estimated May-June 2012
  • Approved NPS = procurement approach for five years

Consolidated Procurement Instruments - Update

  • Office Seating – Expires June 2012
    • Succeed by supply arrangements (SA) - aligned with proposed National Procurement Strategy (pNPS)
    • Issue Request for Supply Arrangement (RFSA) winter-spring 2012
    • Extend current SOs to bridge, if necessary
  • Mobile Shelving - Expires Nov. 2013
    • Succeed by RFSA or RFSO - align with final NPS
    • High incidence of customization, >$25K
    • Extended current SOs to bridge
  • Panels
  • Competitive:  Expires Sept. 2012
    • Succeed by final NPS
    • Issue solicitation (est.) spring 2012
    • Extend current SOs to bridge, if necessary
  • Panels
  • Sole-source: Expires Jan. - Mar. 2012
    • Assessing continuance of program. Possibly extend SOs while transitionning other sub-categories to NPS
    • If program continued, succeed by final NPS (SOs)
  • Cabinets - Expires March 2012
    • Succeed by NPS
    • Extend SOs to bridge (about one year)
    • Issue RFSA (est.) fall 2012
  • Remanufactured Panels - Expires March 2012
    • Use under assessment
    • Extend, if warranted, while other sub-categories transitioning to NPS
    • Extension period not yet defined
    • Succeed by final NPS, if the program continues
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Racking - Expires October 2012
    • Succeed by final NPS
    • Extend SOs to bridge, if necessary
  • Freestanding - Expires March 2013
    • Succeed by final NPS
    • Issue solicitation fall 2012-early winter 2013
  • Desking - Currently no consolidated procurement instrument
    • Minimal demand
    • If demand warrants, succeed by final NPS

Questions?