First Aid Equipment Tender

First Aid Equipment Tender

Contract for provision of First Aid Equipment to North Wales Police. Will be open to other police forces.

United Kingdom-Colwyn Bay: Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products

2014/S 161-288692

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Wales Police
Procurement, Alexander House, Force Headquarters, Abergele Road
For the attention of: Mrs Kim Richards
LL29 8AW Colwyn Bay
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1492804248
E-mail: kim.richards@nthwales.pnn.police.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.bluelight.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.north-wales.police.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Bluelight E-tendering System
Internet address: www.bluelight.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Bluelight E-tendering System
Internet address: www.bluelight.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Bluelight E-tendering System
Internet address: www.bluelight.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Defence

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

First Aid Equipment.

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Throughout North Wales and other Force areas of those who may join the contract.

NUTS code UKZZ

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 a single operator

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: 1 700 000 GBP

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

Contract for provision of First Aid Equipment to North Wales Police. Contract will also be open to the following Forces (no commitment) Value given above includes all forces. Full details available in the Specification and documents.
North Wales
Cheshire
Civil Nuclear Constabulary
Derbyshire
Devon & Cornwall
Dorset
Dyfed Powys
Gloucestershire
Greater Manchester Police
Gwent
Humberside
Lancashire
National Crime Agency
North Yorkshire
Northamptonshire
Nottinghamshire
South Wales
South Yorkshire
Staffordshire
Warwickshire
West Mercia
West Midlands
West Yorkshire
Wiltshire
Please note we are looking for one supplier to provide all products required, if you cannot supply all items required then we will not be evaluating your bid, i.e. no part submissions will be evaluated.
To view this tender and express an interest/view documents/submit a response please go to www.bluelight.gov.uk If you have any questions regarding the tender please use the Q&A facility within www.bluelight.gov.uk

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000

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: no

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:

Provision of First Aid Equipment to North Wales Police and potentially the below listed Police forces.
Estimated quantities based on past purchases are contained within the tender documents. No commitment to volume or value is guaranteed in respect of this contract.
North Wales
Cheshire
Civil Nuclear Constabulary
Derbyshire
Devon & Cornwall
Dorset
Dyfed Powys
Gloucestershire
Greater Manchester
Gwent
Humberside
Lancashire
National Crime Agency
North Yorkshire
Northamptonshire
Nottinghamshire
South Wales
South Yorkshire
Staffordshire
Warwickshire
West Mercia
West Midlands
West Yorkshire
Wiltshire

Estimated Quantities along with estimated annual spend is outlined in the Tender documents available at www.bluelight.gov.uk

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The right is reserved to require a parent company guarantee and or suitable performance bond or bank guarantees to secure any advance payment / warranty or maintenance as felt appropriate.

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

Tendered prices must be in sterling. Any invoices will be paid in sterling with settlement within 30 days of receipt of a correctly completed invoice after the goods or service has been received.

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

Joint and severally liable.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: To be specified in the tender document.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be specified in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Full independent financial background checks will be carried out prior to award of any contract.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
To be specified in 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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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
IV.3)Administrative information

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

NWP.9LZE.Y90028

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: 29.9.2014 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

6.10.2014 – 14:00
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 6.10.2014 – 14:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Staff Members of North Wales Police and North Wales Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

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

This tender is being run via the Bluelight e-tendering system at www.bluelight.gov.uk – please access this site to express an interest in this tender and to obtain the documents.

The contract is for an initial period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years in multiples of no more than 12 months.
This contract is open to the below Police Forces:
North Wales
Cheshire
Civil Nuclear Constabulary
Derbyshire
Devon & Cornwall
Dorset
Dyfed Powys
Gloucestershire
Greater Manchester
Gwent
Humberside
Lancashire
National Crime Agency
North Yorkshire
Northamptonshire
Nottinghamshire
South Wales
South Yorkshire
Staffordshire
Warwickshire
West Mercia
West Midlands
West Yorkshire
Wiltshire
Police Forces in the North West Region are fully supportive of all aspects of Diversity including ethnicity, race, religion, age, gender, disability and sexual orientation. In this respect, police forces welcome expressions of interest from the ethnic minority, disabled and other diverse business communitied and the voluntary sector.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Head of Procurement
Procurement Department, North Wales Police FHQ, Glan y Don
LL29 8AW Old Colwyn
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@nthwales.pnn.police.uk
Telephone: +44 1492804247

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:

21.8.2014

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