Crescent Purchasing Consortium IT Hardware and Accessories Framework

Crescent Purchasing Consortium IT Hardware and Accessories Framework

CPC intends to put a framework agreement in place with suitable suppliers for the supply of Desktop Hardware and Peripherals.

United Kingdom-Salford: Computer equipment and supplies

2015/S 162-296232

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Crescent Purchasing Ltd
Technology House, Lissadel Street
For the attention of: Yvonne Winskill
M6 6AP Salford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612957986
E-mail: y.winskill@salford.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1612955599

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/cpc/aspx/home

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

As detailed in contract notice description

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Desktop Hardware and Peripherals.

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

Supplies
A combination of these

NUTS code UK

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 several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 75

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 90 000 000 and 200 000 000 GBP

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

CPC intends to put a framework agreement in place with suitable suppliers for the supply of Desktop Hardware and Peripherals. The CPC anticipates that the framework agreement will be with suitable manufacturers and resellers who will offer additional benefits through collaborative and innovative partnerships with our members. The framework agreement will be for the supply of a wide range of ICT equipment and the provision of support services, to be purchased in varying quantities during the contract period. All members heavily rely on having a robust ICT infrastructure/environment and the equipment required will be utilised for a variety of administrative, research and academic applications.
Approx. £130 million pounds sterling (incl. of VAT) has gone through the Desktop, Hardware and Peripherals framework in the last 4 years. We anticipate use of the framework by members to increase as membership continues to grow.
The tender is split into 5 lots.
Lot 1 — Desktop PC Solutions
Lot 2 — Portable Devices
Lot 3 — Peripherals
Lot 4 — IT Hardware compatible with Apple operating systems
Lot 5 — ICT Disposal and Recycling
It is a requirement of the Tender that the selected supplier(s) extend the terms to all eligible Institutions and Consortia, as defined by the CPC including further education colleges/institutions, universities, sixth forms, academies, schools, museums and other similar organisations. CPC reserves the right during the period of this agreement to make additions to or subtractions from the list of participating Institutions and Consortia.
Current and future members of the CPC are from the education sector, the majority of whom will be on the open access EduBase public portal:

http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/home.xhtml

CPC will be using the In-Tend system to carry out this tender. In order to express your interest in this tender and obtain the tender documents please log on to:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/CPC/aspx/Home

Members have the right to utilise e-auctions during the further competition / call-off stage of supplier selection.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30200000, 30213000, 33195100, 30213300, 30214000, 30232150, 30232110, 30213200, 30231000, 30213100, 30231320, 72600000, 90514000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Desktop PC Solutions

1)Short description

This Lot is to supply a range of desktops PC Solutions (Including but not limited to monitors, key-boards, mice etc.) thin clients, installation services, training and support.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30200000, 30213300, 30214000, 30213000, 30231000, 72600000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Portable Devices

1)Short description

This Lot is to supply a range of Laptops, Notebooks, Netbooks, tablets, PDA’s, Mobile Internet Devices, and other related products.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30200000, 30213100, 72600000, 30213200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Peripherals

1)Short description

This Lot is to supply a range of Peripherals inclusive, but not exclusive, of Printers, Monitors, memory upgrades, spares, components & accessories, and other related products.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30232110, 30232150, 30231320, 33195100

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4Lot title: IT Hardware compatible with Apple opertating systems

1)Short description

This Lot is to supply a range of hardware compatible with Apple operating systems.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30200000, 30213300, 30214000, 30213200, 72600000, 30213100

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5Lot title: ICT Disposal and Recycling

1)Short description

This Lot is to supply services for ICT Disposal and recycling of all ICT and communication products, including but not limited to computers, printers, laptops, tablets, smart devices, telephony systems and cabling.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90514000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As per tender documents.

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

As per tender documents.

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

As per tender documents.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As per the tender documents.
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: As per the tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per the tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per the tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: While the framework tender is not being run by an electronic auction CPC members may wish to use an electronic auction at the further competition stage.
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CPC/YW/02/2015

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: 18.9.2015
Payable documents: no

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

21.9.2015
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of 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
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:

18.8.2015

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