Metro Motors Ltd.

Closing Date

October 18, 2018

Revised October 5, 2020


Richard D. Oppelt
Purchasing Manager
Finance Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274

Request for Quotations


It is the intent of this specification to provide for the purchase of one (1) (2018/2019) new and unused, two axle truck chassis (6 wheels), for the fitting of a specialist chipper body.  The body will be provided by Calco Equipment, Ron Tribe is the contact; please reference Calco Quote #20185526.

It is to have a standard road package that meets all legal requirements for operation on public roadways, including the BC Motor Vehicle Act, the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Act, Work Safe BC Regulations, and to be built in accordance with SAE standards.  The vehicle shall be delivered with a current Commercial Vehicle inspection certificate.

Truck and body shall be manufactured by a company with a registered quality standard no less than ISO 9001.

Quotations will be accepted for consideration on any make or model that is equal or superior to the machine specified. Decisions of equivalency will be at the sole interpretation of the Fleet and Garage Manager of Surrey's Engineering Department. A blanket statement that equipment proposed will meet all requirements will not be sufficient to establish equivalence. Original manufacturer's brochures of the proposed unit are to be submitted with the Quotation.

Contractor should be prepared to demonstrate a unit similar to the one proposed, if requested.

RFQ document for download:
Supply and Delivery of One (1) Only Cab and Chassis Truck Fitted with Specialist Chipper Body (.pdf)
Schedule B - Form of Quotation (.doc)


If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFQ, the City Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the “BC Bid Website”) and the City Website at (the “City Website”) that will form part of this RFQ.  It is the responsibility of Contractors to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda.  The only way this RFQ may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum.  No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFQ or may be relied upon by any Contractor.  By delivery of a Quotation, the Contractor is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFQ, including any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this Request for Quotation ("RFQ") should be directed in writing to the contact person named below.