Forest Management Tender Scotland

Forest Management Tender Scotland

To provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. 21 Lots.

United Kingdom-Inverness: Forestry management services

2019/S 115-282497

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Forestry and Land Scotland
1 Highlander Way, Inverness Retail Park
Inverness
IV2 7GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000676000
E-mail: procurement@forestryandland.gov.scot
NUTS code: UKM
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

C0119 Forest Management MTCs

Reference number: C0119

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77231000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 8 830 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 7
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 7
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 13 Central Region – North East

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 months extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 14 Central Region – South East

Lot No: 14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 months extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 15 Central Region – North West

Lot No: 15

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 months extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 16 Central Region – South West

Lot No: 16

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77231000
77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 24 months extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 Kintyre and Knapdale

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 2 years extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 West Region – East and Loch Awe

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 100 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 months extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 West Region – East and West Lorne

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 375 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 months extension

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:

Lot 4 Isle of Mull

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 months extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5 Lochaber

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 months extension

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:

Lot 6 Crianlarich and North Trossachs

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM63

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 months extension

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:

Lot 7 Ardgartan and Lochgoilhead

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 months extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 8 Glenbranter and Strathlachlan and South Cowal

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 550 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 months extension

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:

Lot 9 Central Region East-South

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 24 months extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 10 Fife and Lowland Perthshire

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM7

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 275 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 24 months extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 11 Highland Perth

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 550 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 months extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 12 Angus

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM7

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 325 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 24 months extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 17 South Aberdeenshire

Lot No: 17

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM5

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 385 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 24 month extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 18 Easter Ross

Lot No: 18

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77231000
77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM61

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 275 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 24 month extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 19 Mid-Aberdeenshire

Lot No: 19

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM5

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 270 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 24 month extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 20 North Aberdeenshire and East Moray

Lot No: 20

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77231000
77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM5

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting, chemical spraying and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 510 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 24 month extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 21 West Moray

Lot No: 21

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000
77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
NUTS code: UKM62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for the Forest Management operations of to provide forest establishment, environment and maintenance services. Operations that are required will be restock, beat up planting and general estates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 265 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of 24 month extension

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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

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

Date: 18/07/2019
Local time: 12:00
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/07/2019
Local time: 12:30
Place:

Silvan House, Edinburgh EH12 7AT.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

We intend to re-tender for this service upon expiry of the contracts resulting from this exercise.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Please be aware that the values listed are based on a 4 year period, as per the Regulations, and exc. VAT.

ESPD evaluation will be scored as pass/fail. Should any question be scored ‘fail’ the entire bid shall be set aside.

Where the bidder relies on the capacities of other entities/consortium member in order to meet the selection criteria they must provide a separate ESPD for each entity. Please read the bidders instructions on the ESPD section 2C.1 for full details.

If the bidder intends to subcontract any share of the contract to third parties, then the bidder will be required to submit a separate ESPD (Part II A&B, and Part III A&B only) for each subcontractor.

Please read the bidder’s instructions on the ESPD Section 2D.1 & 2D.1.2.

Where changes are made (with the agreement of FLS during the period of the contract to the other entities that the bidder relies on in order to meet the selection criteria they must provide a separate ESPD for each new/replacement.

Member to the FC Contract Manager:

The ESPD will be reviewed by FLS to determine the appropriateness of the new/replacement member. FLS’ decision on whether or not to allow the change/addition will be final.

Question scoring methodology for technical criteria:

0 — Unacceptable: nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

25 — Poor: response is partially relevant and poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

50 — Acceptable: response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

75 — Good: response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

100 — Excellent: response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

FLS may modify the contract, irrespective of the monetary value of those modifications, within the scope permitted as allowed under Reg 72 (1) of The Public Contracts Scotland Regulations 2015, should Operational reasons require it.

Actual requirements can vary due to changes in (for example):

— biotic damaging factors,

— abiotic damaging factors,

— unexplained levels of plant mortality not associated with poor plant handling practices or poor planting practice,

— policy change.

The FC guide to PCS-T here:

https://scotland.forestry.gov.uk/images/corporate/pdf/pcs-tender-guidance.pdf

The supplier developer programme is available to assist suppliers with public procurement including training events:

https://www.sdpscotland.co.uk/region/forestry-commission/

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 13815

For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 13815

For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a subcontract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

PCS may not be the best route for suppliers to use. They will not be obliged to use PCS.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include any community benefit requirements in this contract for the following reason:

The work is seasonal and some lot areas are of a low value annually.

(SC Ref:582922)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Forestry and Land Scotland
1 Highlander Way, Inverness Retail Park
Inverness
IV2 7GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000676000Internet address: http://https://forestryandland.gov.scot/
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:

14/06/2019

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