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Ontario Tenders Portal (OTP)

CHSS uses the electronic tendering system called Ontario Tenders Portal (OTP) from BravoSolution.

History of the OTP
The Ontario Government, through Supply Chain Ontario, Ontario Shared Services, has established a new Vendor of Record arrangement for electronic tendering (eTendering) services. Effective April 1, 2014, BravoSolution is Ontario’s new designated electronic tendering service provider replacing MERX Networks Inc. Ontario BPS Organizations have access to this agreement and CHSS transitioned to the Ontario Tenders Portal in May 2015.

Information for Vendors
Vendors who wish to review CHSS procurement documents will be required to register at www.ontario.ca/tenders. There is no cost for registration to view the opportunities or to respond to tenders on the OTP.

The system is user-friendly and features:

  • The ability to download procurement opportunities and respond to tenders at no cost to vendors
  • The United Nations Standard Products and Services Code (UNSPSC) system, a widely-used commodity and service coding system to assist vendors in identifying opportunities of interest

    For more information regarding the Ontario Tenders Portal, please visit: www.ontario.ca/tenders.