TORONTO, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Ontario has confirmed that Plenary Serco
DES has been selected as the service provider for driver examination
services, which includes operating and maintaining a network of drive
test centres in the province.
Plenary Serco DES is a consortium of Plenary Group Canada Ltd., Serco
DES Inc. and CGI Inc. The selection of Plenary Serco DES is the result
of an open, fair and competitive procurement process that began in
In addition to providing driver examination services, Plenary Serco DES
will make capital improvements to the network, such as providing new IT
systems that will improve customer service.
Over the contract term, Plenary Serco DES will pay the province
approximately $207 million (in today's dollars) to operate and manage
the Drive Test Centres across Ontario.
The province's current contract with Serco DES Inc. will expire on
August 31, 2013 and the new operator will begin providing services on
September 1, 2013.
Infrastructure Ontario will post a copy of the agreement online at www.infrastructureontario.ca.
Find out more about the procurement of this project at www.infrastructureontario.ca.
Infrastructure Ontario is a crown agency of the Province of Ontario that delivers large,
complex infrastructure renewal projects on time and on budget. Over the
last six years, the province has applied Infrastructure Ontario's
alternative financing and procurement model to 83 major projects valued
at approximately $38 billion, saving taxpayers an estimated $3 billion.
Infrastructure Ontario also manages one of the largest real estate
portfolios in Canada, provides municipalities and eligible public
sector clients with financing to renew public infrastructure, and
leverages its private-sector expertise to manage major commercial
transactions on behalf of the province.
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SOURCE: Infrastructure Ontario
For further information:
Paulette den Elzen
Ministry of Transportation