British Library Print Management Services Tender

British Library Print Management Services Tender

All print requirements from receipt of files to delivery, storage and distribution.

United Kingdom-London: Printing and delivery services

2018/S 145-332187

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
United Kingdom
E-mail: vicky.platt@bl.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Print Management Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79823000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this tender is to secure a single print company to manage all print requirements from receipt of files to delivery, storage and distribution, including a direct mail service.

The British Library is seeking a printing company to manage its print production, storage, distribution and management information requirements of a wide range of printed materials, ranging from our Annual Report and Accounts to exhibition leaflets, What’s On booklets and stationery – quantities ranging from 100 to 100 000. The successful printing company will be required to bring to the British Library a full service that covers all aspects of the print production process including estimation, paper procurement, printing (both litho and digital), storage, distribution (direct mail) and delivery.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79823000
79824000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this tender is to secure a single print company to manage all print requirements from receipt of files to delivery, storage and distribution, including a direct mail service.

The British Library is seeking a printing company to manage its print production, storage, distribution and management information requirements of a wide range of printed materials, ranging from our Annual Report and Accounts to exhibition leaflets, What’s On booklets and stationery – quantities ranging from 100 to 100 000. The successful printing company will be required to bring to the British Library a full service that covers all aspects of the print production process including estimation, paper procurement, printing (both litho and digital), storage, distribution (direct mail) and delivery.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

3 x 12 month optional extensions.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

As described in the tender documentation.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 28/08/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 07/09/2018

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Library
Wetherby
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27/07/2018

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