Ambient courier services London

Ambient courier services London

Courier services. Ambient courier services of pharmaceutical goods from and to London to and from various locations in the UK and overseas.. UK-London: courier services

2012/S 96-160241

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Moorfields Pharmaceuticals (Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust)
25 Provost Street
Contact point(s): Miss Marián Martinez
N1 7NH London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: marian.martinez@moorfields.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 2075022332

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.moorfieldspharmaceuticals.co.uk/

Electronic access to information: www.delta-sourcing.com

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: Health
I.3)Main activity
Health
Other: Pharmaceutical manufacturing
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Ambient courier services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
NUTS code UKI1
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Courier services. Ambient courier services of pharmaceutical goods from and to London to and from various locations in the UK and overseas.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64120000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Possible extension of contract, at the sole discretion of the awarding authority, of up to 24 months.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr.

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
I. Candidates must register on NHS sid4health (http://www.sid4health.nhs.uk) and submit their NHS sid company profile for publication to the system. Candidates who already have a profile on NHS sid must ensure it is up to date and change the last confirmed date on the supplier tab to confirm this;

II. Candidates must have Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) number to enable registration on sid4health. This is normally provided within 48 hours but may take up to 5 days, so please ensure that you register asap. The D-U-N-S(R) number is the standard supplier coding for the NHS and must be obtained for use in all trading with the NHS;
III. Non UK registered company would have to go to www.dnb.com and follow the registration process for a company not registered in the UK;

IV. Candidates must ensure all the relevant sections of their NHS-sid profile are completed to demonstrate their ability to meet the short-listing criteria applicable to this contract. The information required is set out within the “minimum short-listing criteria guide, which appears in the supplier “toolkit” on the following page http://www.sid4health.nhs.uk/home.action;

V. In addition to the above, candidates wishing to be considered for this contract must register, fill and send a separate Expression of Interest to the contracting authority thru http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta by the closing date specified in this advertisement.

Where access to Sid4health is unavailable, please contact the sid4health Helpdesk at: help@sid4health.nhs.uk.

Where access to Delta eSourcing is unavailable, please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call +44 8452707050 or e-mail helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the criteria referred to in the criteria document.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
MP1003
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
18.6.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 2CX7J84V5P. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 18.6.2012 (12:00). Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.
If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing eSourcing Helpdesk on call +44 8452707050 or e-mail helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com. GO Reference: GO-2012517-PRO-3930253.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:17.5.2012

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