Cash and Valuables in Transit Framework for Higher Education

Cash and Valuables in Transit Framework for Higher Education

To develop a national framework agreement to service the requirements of UK Higher Education Institutions and Associate members for the supply of Cash and Valuables in Transit Services.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Security services

2017/S 196-402980

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NEUPC Ltd
Leeds Innovation Centre, 103 Clarendon Rd
Leeds
LS2 9DF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Michael Hofman
Telephone: +44 1133443958
E-mail: m.hofman@leeds.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

APUC Limited
Room 4.04, 101 George Street
Edinburgh
EH2 3ES
United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@apuc-scot.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales
8 th Floor, 30-36 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0DE
United Kingdom
E-mail: m.hopkins@wales.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

London Universities Purchasing Consortium
Shropshire House, 179 Tottenham Court Road
London
W1T 7NZ
United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@lupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium Ltd
Albert House, 17 Bloom Street
Manchester
M1 3HZ
United Kingdom
E-mail: andy.woj@manchester.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium
Science and Technology Centre, University of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road
Reading
RG6 6BZ
United Kingdom
E-mail: supc@reading.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.supc.ac.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

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

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Cash & Valuables in Transit.

Reference number: PFB2004 NE

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79710000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium Ltd (NEUPC) is one of six UK Higher Education purchasing consortia established to deliver and manage a wide range of collaborative framework agreements designed to maximise third party expenditure within the higher education sector. (NEUPC) wishes to develop a national framework agreement to service the requirements of UK Higher Education Institutions and Associate members for the supply of Cash and Valuables in Transit Services.

Services will include, but not limited to, supply of cash and valuables in transit services, ATM replenishments, delivery of coin change, cash counting and processing, collection from pay amd display parking.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 11 923 294.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium Ltd (NEUPC) is one of six UK Higher Education purchasing consortia established to deliver and manage a wide range of collaborative framework agreements designed to maximise third party expenditure within the higher education sector. (NEUPC) wishes to develop a national framework agreement to service the requirements of UK Higher Education Institutions and Associate members for the supply of Cash and Valuables in Transit Services.

Services will include, but not limited to, supply of cash and valuables in transit services, ATM replenishments, delivery of coin change, cash counting and processing and collection from pay & display parking.

The framework will be available for use by any member institution of the UK Higher Education Purchasing Consortia:

— NEUPC North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium,

— LUPC London Universities Purchasing Consortium,

— NWUPC North West Universities Purchasing Consortium,

— SUPC Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium,

— HEPCW Higher Education Purchasing Consortium for Wales,

— NEUPC Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (Scotland), and by Further Education institutions that are members of the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC).

The estimated value of the agreement is 11,923,294 GBP over the duration of the agreement including the extension period. Tenderers are asked to note that there is no guarantee of demand or even any business for successful Contractors on the Framework Agreement. However, agreements are created on a collaborative basis with user input from institutions. This process is designed to capture user requirements and create agreements which meet users’ needs. Additionally, NEUPC through its regional procurement account management structure and other regional UK HE consortia via their tailored client management approaches actively promote contracts and their usage to ensure maximum contract uptake amongst the participating institutions.

The framework agreement is available to all for use by any member institution of the UK Higher Education Purchasing Consortia. They will, in the same way that NEUPC will, promote the framework agreement to their own consortia members.

The Framework Agreement will be uploaded to https://www.hecontracts.co.uk. The HEC contracts database contains all HE and FE sector, consortia negotiated contracts. Institutions are able to access all national contracts and regional contracts from their regional purchasing consortium through HEC.

The framework agreement award will be based on the most economically advantageous tender, (MEAT). Award criteria will be a combination of both financial and non-financial factors and will consider:

— Price — 40 %,

— Quality — 60 %.

Estimated value excluding VAT: 11 923 294 GBP

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Operational Procedures / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Customer Service / Weighting: 12
Quality criterion – Name: Evidence of Professional Expertise / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Contract Management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Compliance with specification / Weighting: 8
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 11 923 294.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will have a twelve-month extension option taking the Agreement up to a maximum period of 4 years, subject to satisfactory performance. Satisfactory performance will be determined by participating consortia at their sole discretion, using feedback from a range of Member Institutions.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

List and brief description of conditions:

Security Industry Authority(SIA)

An SIA licence is required if you undertake the licensable activities of a cash and valuables in transit operative and your services are supplied for the purposes of or in connection with any contract to a consumer. Unless your employer or company has been given an exemption under Section 4(4) of the Private Security Industry Act 2001, it is a criminal offence to undertake the licensable activities of a cash and valuables in transit operative without an SIA licence. Further information can be found at http://www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk/Pages/licensing-cvit.aspx.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Suppliers must meet minimum standards of economic and financial standing to take part in the competition.

In order to ensure that potential bidders can sustainably operate and not be exposed to undue risk at the end of any potential contract period, the suppliers turnover should have a minimum turnover of 1 000 000 GBP

Suppliers must be financially fluid and currently trading. They must not be recorded at Companies House as having any negative action / event (dissolved, removed, in liquidation etc) that calls into question their financial /corporate standing, such action / event will be deemed to be a failure to meet minimum standards of economic and financial standing.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: 10/11/2017
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

Date: 10/11/2017
Local time: 13:00

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:

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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Security-services./38XY6WNG95

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/38XY6WNG95

GO Reference: GO-2017109-PRO-11171124.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NEUPC Ltd
Leeds Innovation Centre, 103 Clarendon Rd
Leeds
LS2 9DF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1133443958

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

NEUPC Ltd
Leeds Innovation Centre, 103 Clarendon Rd
Leeds
LS2 9DF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1133443958
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

NEUPC Ltd
Leeds Innovation Centre, 103 Clarendon Rd
Leeds
LS2 9DF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1133443958

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

09/10/2017

 

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