Food Distribution Invitation to Tender

Food Distribution Invitation to Tender

Provide Food Distribution Network To Lancashire County Council.

United Kingdom-Preston: Food, beverages, tobacco and related products

2018/S 198-447438

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Lancashire County Council
2nd Floor Christ Church Precinct, County Hall, Preston, Lancashire
Preston
PR1 8XJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Chris Ridings
E-mail: contractscorporate@lancashire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD4
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.lancashire.gov.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=6864&pageid=41137&e=e
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision Of A Food Distribution Network To Lancashire County Council

Reference number: CR/CORP/LCC/18/835

II.1.2)Main CPV code

15000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

LCC (Lancashire County Council) is inviting tenders on the terms set out in this ITT to secure a single supplier framework for the distribution of food and drink products including the supply and delivery of fresh fruit and vegetables to over 500 LCC units.

The duration of the Framework Agreement will be for an initial period of 3 years. With the option to extend for any given period up to a further 12 months.

LCC wishes to establish this contract as accessible for use by other public sector bodies. (See II.2.4) For further details.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 26 000 000.00 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)

15300000
60180000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD4
NUTS code: UKD41
NUTS code: UKD42
NUTS code: UKD44
NUTS code: UKD45
NUTS code: UKD46
NUTS code: UKD47

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Purchaser (LCC) is inviting tenders on the terms set out in this ITT to secure a single supplier framework for the distribution of food and drink products including the supply and delivery of fresh fruit, vegetables and salad products to over 500 LCC units, including schools, care homes, day centres and civic units.

The contracted distributor will be responsible for the supply and delivery of fresh fruit, vegetable and salad products and will also be responsible for the distribution of subsequent food and drink supply contracts that will be created prior to and throughout the duration of the Framework Agreement.

The Duration of the Framework Agreement will be for an initial period of 3 years. With the option to extend for any given period up to a further 12 months.

LCC wishes to establish this framework (where the successful tenderer’s capacity and capability permits) as accessible for use by other public sector bodies including:

— Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council,

— Blackpool Borough Council,

— Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council,

— Burnley Borough Council,

— Bury Metropolitan Borough Council,

— Chorley Borough Council,

— Fylde Borough Council,

— Hyndburn Borough Council,

— Lancaster City Council,

— Manchester City Council,

— Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council,

— Pendle Borough Council,

— Preston City Council,

— Ribble Valley Borough Council,

— Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council,

— Rossendale Borough Council,

— Salford City Council,

— South Ribble Borough Council,

— Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council,

— Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council,

— Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council,

— West Lancashire Borough Council,

— Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council,

— Wyre Borough Council,

— Lancashire schools, colleges and academies:

The framework is estimated to be between 3 000 000 GBP and 5 000 000 GBP per annum based on LCC’s recent historical data, the value of participation by the wider public sector for the maximum 4 year is not guaranteed and an estimated figure is provided — the estimated range is between 0 GBP to 1 500 000 GBP per annum over the maximum 4 years of the agreement (6 000 000 GBP in total) therefore for the duration of the Framework Agreement (including the extension period) the anticipated total framework value is estimated to be between 12 000 000 GBP and 26 000 000 GBP tenderers should note the value of the whole framework may fluctuate and total value is not guaranteed.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 26 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement is for an initial period of 3 years with an option to extend for any period up to a maximum of 12 months.

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

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.2.2)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 a single operator
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 105-239024

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

Date: 13/11/2018
Local time: 10:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 30/04/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/11/2018
Local time: 14:30

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 tender documents are available on Lancashire County Council’s electronic tendering site. http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=6864&pageid=41137&e=e.

Use of this system does not require high specification IT equipment or connections, nor high level personal IT skills/capabilities. Access to the system/software and advice is free of charge.

Please note if you do not already have a supplier account on the new e-tendering system (Oracle), you will be required to obtain a DUNS number, this can take a number of days to be issued and is required as part of the system registration, therefore, tenderers are advised to allow plenty of time for registration and to do this as early as possible during the tender period.

Registration is necessary in order to view the tender details and obtain tender documentation.

For further information please contact: contractscorpoarate@lancashire.gov.uk

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Lancashire County Council
Preston
PR1 8XJ
United Kingdom
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:

10/10/2018

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