Crown Commercial Service ESourcing Platform Tender

Crown Commercial Service ESourcing Platform Tender

CCS wishes to establish a commercial vehicle for provision of securely hosted online eSourcing procurement solution(s).

United Kingdom-Liverpool: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2018/S 193-436753

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service (CCS)
9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs

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

I.2)Information about 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://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ESourcing Platform

Reference number: RM6101

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

CCS wishes to establish a commercial vehicle for provision of securely hosted online eSourcing procurement solution(s). This requirement will be acquired as a software service.

The solution(s) must allow end to end management sourcing activity in full compliance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, national legislation and be flexible enough to undertake subsequent revisions in the future.

The solution(s) shall:

— support API approach to create a seamless solution, working in conjunction with existing CCS technological solutions,

— ensure all solutions have capability to work in conjunction with each other, if more than one solution procured,

— provide a single point of contact for users and suppliers,

— provide comprehensive, reliable audit trails, process reporting and other related transparency controls,

— ensure traceable supplier communications,

— export and import content data efficiently,

— be user friendly in terms of navigation, ensuring all tasks maximise efficiency.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sourcing

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000
48800000
48900000
72000000
72100000
72260000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The solution(s) will include:

— a procurement process tool to manage the end to end process cycle covering all stages of the tendering process from notice creation to award of contract, including the automated publication of all notices, expressions of interest, requests for information and request for quotes, the secure exchange of all tender documents, a secure messaging system,

— an evaluation tool to manage the evaluation and consensus of tenders.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price – Weighting: 30 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

EAuction

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000
48800000
48900000
72000000
72100000
72260000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The solution(s) will include:

— the management of e-auctions, including both best price and with non-price criteria, both forward auctions and normal reverse auctions of multiple types.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price – Weighting: 30 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS)

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000
48800000
48900000
72000000
72100000
72260000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The solution(s) will include:

— a customisable and fully integrated electronic Dynamic Purchasing Solution (DPS).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price – Weighting: 30 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sourcing, eAuction, DPS

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000
48800000
48900000
72000000
72100000
72260000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The solution(s) will include:

— a procurement process tool to manage the end to end process cycle covering all stages of the tendering process from notice creation to award of contract, including the automated publication of all notices, expressions of interest, requests for information and request for quotes, the secure exchange of all tender documents, and a secure messaging system.

— an evaluation tool to manage the evaluation and consensus of tenders.

— the management of e-auctions, including both best price and with non-price criteria, both forward auctions and normal reverse auctions of multiple types.

— a customisable and fully integrated electronic Dynamic Purchasing Solution (DPS).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price – Weighting: 30 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Lot 4 – Sourcing, e-Auction and DPS will allow for customers to Call-Off a minimum combination of 2 of the 3 Lots. The four available bundled options will be:

— Lot 1 and Lot 2,

— Lot 1 and Lot 3,

— Lot 2 and Lot 3, and

— Lots 1, 2 and 3.

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:

Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the 2015 Public Contract Regulations (implementing the Directive) on the basis of information provided in response to an Invitation to tender (“ITT”) registering for access.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 099-226098

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

Date: 02/11/2018
Local time: 15:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/11/2018
Local time: 15:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The value provided in Section II.1.5 is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to the supplier any business through this Framework Agreement. As part of this Contract Notice the following documents can be accessed at:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/4835f3ec-3a5b-4c8d-8a7f-f10114f12f40

1) Contract Notice Transparency Information for the Agreement;

2) Contract Notice Authorised Customer List;

3) Rights Reserved for CCS Framework;

4) Additional Information of RM6101 eSourcing Platform Requirements.

Registering for access:

This procurement will be managed electronically via the BravoSolution eSourcing tool. This will be the route for sharing all information and communicating with bidders. If you have recently registered on the BravoSolution portal for another CCS procurement you can use the same account for this new procurement. If not, you will first need to register your organisation on the portal.

To register, you will need to:

1) Go to the URL: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk.

2) Select the link “I am a new supplier user”.

3) Read and agree to the portal user agreement.

4) Complete the registration form, providing information including:

— the full legal name of your organisation,

— your company registration number,

— your DUNS number — a unique nine-digit number provided to organisations free of charge by Dun and Bradstreet,

— user and contact details.

Once you have registered on BravoSolution eSourcing tool, you will be able to express your interest in this specific procurement. Your registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

Note: If you require additional users from your organisation to see the ITT, do not repeat the above process as this will create a new separate organisation account; insert the registered user can add additional users to the existing supplier organisation account via “User Management” > “Manage Users” > “Users” > “Create”.

Expressing an interest:

To express your interest in this procurement:

1) Login to the BravoSolution eSourcing suite portal: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

2) On the dashboard select the link “ITTs Open to All Suppliers”;

3) On the “ITTs Open to All Suppliers” webpage you will see one or more procurements listed, click on the procurement name you wish to access;

4) Click on “Express Interest” at the top of the next screen;

5) You can now access the published documents in the BravoSolution portal.

For assistance please contact the eSourcing helpdesk operated by BravoSolution by email at: help@bravosolution.co.uk or call 0800 069 8630.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
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:

01/10/2018

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