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Pre- Qualified Supplier - Standing Offers & Supply Arrangements

THS - Temporary Help Services

Temporary help services are services that are provided by the resources of temporary help firms. The THS On-Line System is an on-line procurement tool designed to assist Federal Departments in the National Capital Area, in their procurement of temporary help services up to $400,000 (which includes all subsequent amendments, travel/living expenses, overtime and GST/HST) or 48 consecutive weeks, whichever comes first. A call-up/contract can be extended by an additional 24 consecutive weeks but must have the prior approval of PWGSC.

THS - Standing Offer
THS - Supply Arrangement

TBIPS - Task-Based Informatics Professional Services

A TBIPS requirement is related to a particular activity required to address a specific IT need and is usually associated with a specified set of responsibilities.

The tasks involved are finite work assignments that require one or more consultants to complete. A task involves a specific start date, a specific end date, and set deliverables. Tasks are usually not large projects, although they may be subsets of a larger project. Tasks may require highly specialized work to be performed requiring a rare or unique skill or knowledge for a short period of time.

TBIPS - Standing Offer
TBIPS - Supply Arrangement

TSPS - Task and Solutions Professional Services

The method of supply for Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS) is for the provision of Non-Informatics Professional Services, both task and solutions based. This method of supply was developed to cover four core areas of expertise that are commonly and nationally used: Human Resources Services, Business Consulting/Change Management, Project Management and Real Property Project Management Services.

TSPS - Standing Offer
TSPS - Standing Supply Arrangement

PS Online - Professional Services Online

Professional Services (PS) Online is an electronic procurement tool that assists federal departments in the procurement (below the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) threshold) of professional services.