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Canadian Automobile Liability Insurance

Solicitation Number: DTMC75_SourcesSoughtCanadianAutomobileLiabilityInsurance
Agency: Department of Transportation
Office: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Location: Headquarters FMCSA
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Added: Mar 21, 2014 12:33 pm

SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS


The Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is issuing this sources sought synopsis as a means of conducting market research to identify parties having an interest in and the resources to support this requirement for Canadian Automobile Liability Insurance for FMCSA's government owned vehicles and drivers while on official business in Canada.  The result of this market research will contribute to determining the method of procurement. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this procurement is 524210 - Insurance Agencies and Brokerages.


 


THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AT THIS TIME. This request for capability information does not constitute a request for proposals; submission of any information in response to this market survey is purely voluntary; the government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs incurred. 


 


The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Office of Field Operations (MC-F) field staff must conduct safety audits and compliance review of Canadian motor carriers.  As a result, the staff must travel to and from the various providences within Canada. The staff will utilize Government Owned Vehicles (GOV), which are insured and registered in the United States.  The GOV are self-insured in the United States; however, Canadian law requires that all US employees operating GOV in the country must be covered by a Canadian insurance policy.  Each provincial govern in Canada determines the mandatory benefits and the minimum amount of coverage that is required for each policy.


 


The purpose of this vehicle is to provide Canadian automobile liability insurance coverage for Government Owned Vehicles (GOV) traveling to and from Canada on official business.



The Contractor shall provide Canadian automobile liability insurance coverage for Government Owned Vehicles (GOV) traveling to and from Canada on official business.  The Contractor must be familiar with Canadian insurance requirements and can provide insurance coverage that meets the legal insurance obligations for the GOV and drivers in accordance with the requirements of the following provincial governments in Canada:


Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
Newfoundland & Labrador
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Quebec
Saskatchewan
Yukon




All GOVs are registered in the United States and therefore Canadian license plates are not required.  The insurance policies must provide the flexibility to replace and add additional vehicles as necessary.


 


The Contractor shall provide two insurance identification cards for each vehicle.  There are no travel requirements.  The period of performance for this order will be a base year with four one (1) year options.


If your organization has the potential capacity to perform these contract services, please provide the following information: Organization name, address, email address, Web site address, telephone number, and size and type of ownership for the organization.  The government will evaluate market information to ascertain potential market capacity to provide services consistent in scope and scale with those described in this notice and otherwise anticipated.


 


BASED ON THE RESPONSES TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE AND MARKET RESEARCH, THIS REQUIREMENT MAY BE SET-ASIDE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES OR PROCURED THROUGH FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding their submissions.


 


Submission Instructions: Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to perform the above-listed services are invited to submit a response to this Sources Sought Notice by Friday, April 10th, 2014 12:00pm EDT. All responses should be no more than 7 pages in length.  Responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be emailed to Adina Felton, Contract Specialist at Adina.felton@dot.gov.


 


If you have any questions concerning this opportunity, please contact: Vinton Grant, Contracting Officer at Vinton.grant@dot.gov or Adina Felton, Contract Specialist at Adina.felton@dot.gov.

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Sources Sought Synopsis

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Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
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Sources Sought Synopsis
Posted Date:
March 21, 2014
Description: The Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is issuing this sources sought synopsis as a means of conducting market research to identify parties having an interest in and the resources to support this requirement for Canadian Automobile Liability Insurance for FMCSA’s government owned vehicles and drivers while on official business in Canada. The result of this market research will contribute to determining the method of procurement. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this procurement is 524210 – Insurance Agencies and Brokerages.

THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AT THIS TIME. This request for capability information does not constitute a request for proposals; submission of any information in response to this market survey is purely voluntary; the government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs incurred.
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Adina L Felton,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 2023669194
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Vinton M. Grant,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 202-385-2348