Automotive Parts Program -- AB-2020-003

Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA), on behalf of RMA and its current and future members and represented associations, including but not limited to Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) and their Members, which include local governmental organizations located in all provinces and territories in Canada, issues this Request for Proposal (RFP) to result in the award of one or more agreements for the provision of its Automotive Parts Program. SARM's members, the 296 rural municipalities of Saskatchewan are listed here:

The purpose of this RFP is to award a contract, or multiple contracts, to a Vendor or Vendors that demonstrate and industry leading capability to supply and deliver automotive parts and products that support the Automotive Parts Program for RMA members. RMA members include any current and future Members – which include local government organizations located in all provinces and territories in Canada. For additional clarity, interested Proponents that serve select regions throughout Canada are encouraged to respond with their specific capabilities to supply and deliver a value-based solution for their region. All Proponents, however, are expected to focus their response for the purposes of the evaluation on their innate capability to supply and deliver a comprehensive product offering that exhibits a top-tier overall value-based solution for this Automotive Parts Program category.


The Request for Proposal (RFP) submission package can be found on the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC) website

The APC Solicitation No. is AB-2020-003 (reference no. AB-2020-04779) and was posted on July 31, 2020.

Proposals submitted must identify the RFP number (RMA-2020-003), Proposal Category Name, the message “Hold for Proposal Opening”, and the Proposal Submission Deadline within the Subject Line.  Proponents are responsible for checking with the Bidding Portal and RMA for any addenda to this RFP. Addenda to this RFP can change the terms and conditions of the RFP, including the Proposal Submission Deadline.

The Proposal must include these items:
(a) Copy of Certificate of Insurance verifying the coverage identified in this RFP; and
(b) Complete copy of the Proposal in searchable format. Must contain completed Forms A-E, your complete list of Goods/Services and pricing additional to Form a including appropriate discount per Good/Service category, and all appropriate attachments.
(c) All Proposal forms must be legible. Where a form contains a signature line, the form must be executed by an authorized signatory of the Proponent.

Proposal should use the electronic forms provided. Proponents that use alternative documents are responsible for ensuring that the content is substantially similar to the RMA form and that the document is readable by RMA. Proposals are to be submitted in English.

Competition Documents:
 Jul 31, 2020 03:03 PM CST
 Jul 31, 2020 03:00 PM CST
 Sep 08, 2020 03:00 PM CST
Nigel Gamester, Vendor Administration Manager
Response Address
Proposals must be electronically delivered to RMA at: "". The mail delivery size shall be no larger than 20MB.
Competition Information
Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities
Automotive Parts Program
Request for Proposal
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