Apple Macintosh and IOS Compatible Hardware Supplier Framework

Apple Macintosh and IOS Compatible Hardware Supplier Framework

The University of Nottingham wishes to award a sole supplier framework agreement for the provision of Hardware Compatible with Apple Macintosh and iOS Systems.

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Personal computers

2017/S 031-056612

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Nottingham
Kings Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane
Contact point(s): IT Category Manager
For the attention of: Sally Hopkin
NG7 2NR Nottingham
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1158232230
E-mail: sally.hopkin@nottingham.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.nottingham.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendorganiser.co.uk/universityofnottingham/aspx/ITLogin.aspx

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendorganiser.co.uk/universityofnottingham/aspx/ITLogin.aspx

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendorganiser.co.uk/universityofnottingham/aspx/ITLogin.aspx

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/2992/made

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

HARDWARE COMPATIBLE WITH APPLE MACINTOSH AND iOS SYSTEMS.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKF14

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 10 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The University of Nottingham wishes to award a sole supplier framework agreement for the provision of Hardware Compatible with Apple Macintosh and iOS Systems (including relevant software and services).
For further details of scope, please refer to the ITT document which can be obtained from In-Tend (The University of Nottingham’s (UoN) etendering service), details of which are available in Section I of the OJEU notice.

The framework agreement established by this tender will be open to use by any institution named in the: TheEducation (Recognised Bodies) (England) Order 2013 (http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/2992/made ) or which have been granted their own UK degree-awarding powers, see tender documents for furtherdetails.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30213000, 30213100, 30213200, 30213300, 30213500, 30230000, 30237000

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:

The University of Nottingham wishes to award a sole supplier framework agreement for the provision ofHardware Compatible with Apple Macintosh and iOS Systems.
For further details of scope, please refer to the ITT document which can be obtained from In-Tend (The University of Nottingham’s (UoN) etendering service), details of which are available in Section I of the OJEU notice.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 10 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (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:

Participants will be advised within the procurement
documents if this is necessary. Parent company
and/or other guarantees of performance and financial liability may be required by the Contracting Authority or proposed by participants if considered appropriate.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please see published procurement documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No special legal form is required but if a contract is
awarded to a consortium, the Contracting Authority
may require the consortium to form a legal entity
before entering into the contract. Any consortium to
have a designated lead organisation, all members will have joint and several liability in respect of the
obligations and liabilities to the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please see tender document.
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: Candidates will be assessed in accordance with
Section 5 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015
(as amended), on the basis of information provided in response to the procurement documents. The
procurement documents can be accessed at:

https://in-tendorganiser.co.uk/universityofnottingham/aspx/ITLogin.aspx

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates will be assessed in accordance with
Section 5 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015
(as amended), on the basis of information provided in response to the procurement documents. The
procurement documents can be accessed at:

https://in-tendorganiser.co.uk/universityofnottingham/aspx/ITLogin.aspx

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The Contracting Authority may take into account any
of the following information:
(a) A copy of the audited accounts for the most recent 2 years;
(b) A statement of the turnover, profit and loss
account, current liabilities and assets, and cash flow for the most recent year of trading for this
organisation;
(c) A statement of the cash flow forecast for the
current year and a bank letter outlining the current
cash and credit position;
(d) Alternative means of demonstrating financial
status if any of the above are not available (e.g.
Forecast of turnover for the current year and a
statement of funding provided by the owners and/or
the bank, charity accruals accounts or an alternative
means of demonstrating financial status);
(e) Where the Contracting Authority has specified a
minimum level of economic and financial standing
and/or a minimum financial threshold within the
evaluation criteria of the procurement documents for this procurement.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Candidates will be assessed in accordance with
Section 5 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015
(as amended), on the basis of information provided in response to the procurement documents. The
procurement documents can be accessed at:

https://in-tendorganiser.co.uk/universityofnottingham/aspx/ITLogin.aspx

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As described in the published procurement
documents.

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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As contained in the online questionnaires and/or various other tender documents.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

PROC SH ITT/808

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 13.3.2017 – 09:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.3.2017 – 09:00
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 of tenders

Date: 24.4.2017 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Due to the nature of this framework agreement covering a wide range of requirements, it is highly lightly that a number of EU funded projects will make call-off orders under this framework. The specific EU funded projects and or programmes are not known at this point in time.

VI.3)Additional information

This procurement will be managed electronically via
the Contracting Authority’s e-Tendering Site. To

participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Tendering Site. If you have not yet registered on the e-Tendering Site, this can be done online at https://intendhost.

co.uk/universityofnottingham by following the

link ‘Register’. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found athttps://intendhost.

co.uk/universityofnottingham/aspx/BuyerProf
iles \
Once you have registered on the e-Tendering Site, a
registered user can Express Interest for a specific
procurement. This is done by login into the e-
Tendering Site, selecting Tenders > Current from the top navigation bar, locating the specific procurement you wish to Express Interest in, selecting View Details and then scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking Express Interest on the right hand side.
As a user of the e-Tendering Site you will have access to In-Tend email messaging service which facilitates all correspondence sent to you and from you in relation to any specific procurement event. To make sure you receive our email notifications and to ensure our emails reach your inbox please add our e-
Tendering Site host email domain @in-tend.co.uk to your safe senders list and check your spam filter
settings. Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis throughout the procurement to ensure you have sight of all relevant information.
For technical assistance (only) on e-Tendering Site
please contact In-Tend Support Desk email:

support@in-tend.co.uk or via Telephone +44

1144070065. Responses must be published by the
date in IV.3.4).
All correspondence and expressions of interest

relating to this procurement must be made through the contracting authority’s e-Tendering Site:https://intendhost.

co.uk/universityofnottingham. Non-compliant
expressions of interest will not be considered or
acknowledged.
The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the
procurement process related to the publication of this notice; and
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the
content and structure of the procurement (limited to
the extent permitted under the Public Contracts
Regulation 2015); and in no circumstances will the
contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred
by the candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort
undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a
matter solely for the commercial judgement of the
candidate. Electronic ordering, invoicing and payment may be used by the contracting authority under this contract.
In the event that this notice relates to the formation of a framework agreement, the value entered in
SectionII.1.4) this is only an estimate, we cannot
guarantee to candidates any business through the
resulting agreement. If the contracting authority
decides to enter into a framework agreement with the successful supplier this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any orders placed under this framework agreement will form a separate contract under the scope of this framework agreement between the supplier(s) and the contracting authority. The contracting authority utilising the framework reserves the right to use any electronic portal during the life of
the agreement. The contracting authority reserves the right to procure some of their needs covered by this notice outside of this procurement exercise.

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:

9.2.2017

 

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