Delivery Service for Royal Warrants 2016

Scottish Government Delivery Service for Royal Warrants 2016

Royal Warrants are legal documents relating to the royal assent of Bills or royal appointments made on the advice of the Parliament that require the signature of the Monarch.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

The Scottish Parliament, Procurement Services,

Edinburgh

EH99 1SP

UK

Euan Muirhead

+44 1313486620
http://www.scottish.parliament.uk
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scottishparliament/aspx/Home
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scottishparliament/aspx/Home

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Delivery Service for Royal Warrants 2016

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB) requires a Contractor to provide an overnight collection, delivery and return service for Royal Warrants between The Scottish Parliament Building in Edinburgh and Buckingham Palace, London.

Royal Warrants are legal documents relating to the royal assent of Bills or royal appointments made on the advice of the Parliament that require the signature of the Monarch. Once signed, warrants are irreplaceable, and therefore must be stored securely and must be transferred hand-to-hand and given the highest security at all times.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

301000 Couriers
301100 Freight
301200 Postage
309999 other Mail Services

160 Edinburgh & Lothians
180 Outside Scotland

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Provision of services on an ad hoc basis throughout contract duration.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Please download tender documents from the Scottish Parliament’s e-procurement system for full details:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scottishparliament

For guidance on how to download these documents please use the help facility through the e-procurement website (address as above). For further assistance on using the e-procurement system please call 0131 348 6620.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

NIC/SER/353

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 23-03-2016

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
23-03-2016  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 15-04-2016

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

The SPCB has adopted an electronic system for managing the procurement process – ‘In-tend’. Documentation for this contract will be issued and collected electronically via the “Current tenders” tab on the e-procurement website:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scottishparliament

For guidance on how to download these documents please use the help facility through the e-procurement website (address as above). For further assistance on using the e-procurement website please contact 0131 348 6620.

The SPCB does not commit to letting a contract for all or any of the requirements listed.

The SPCB will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing interest in or tendering for this contract.

The SPCB provided no guarantee of the volume or the value of business that may be procured from the contract throughout its term.

(SC Ref:434667)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

01-03-2016

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