Forestry Commission Data Collection Tender

Forestry Commission Data Collection Tender

Will cover the final 4 years of the 2nd 5-year cycle of NFI field data collection.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Forest inventory services

2016/S 085-149852

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Forestry Commission
231 Corstorphine Road
Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: mark.lawrence@forestry.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKFInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.forestry.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-GB-Edinburgh:-4-year-2nd-cycle-NFI-Data-Collection/3JNK7S5HWY
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-GB-Edinburgh:-4-year-2nd-cycle-NFI-Data-Collection/3JNK7S5HWY
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: forestry

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

4-year 2nd cycle NFI Data Collection.

Reference number: NFI2016

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77231400

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Description: Forestry management services. Forest inventory services. The Forestry Commission is releasing a tender for Forest Surveying. This work will form part of the National Forest Inventory (NFI) of Great Britain and will cover the final 4 years of the 2nd 5-year cycle of NFI field data collection. The work will be broken into manageable Lots distributed across GB.

Data assessed includes, amongst others, tree mensuration data, habitat and NVC, social indicators and forestry operations.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 160 000.00 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:

4-year 2nd cycle NFI Data Collection

Lot No: 19

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77231000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
Main site or place of performance:

South West Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Description: Forestry management services. Forest inventory services. The Forestry Commission is releasing a tender for Forest Surveying. This work will form part of the National Forest Inventory (NFI) of Great Britain and will cover the final 4 years of the 2nd 5-year cycle of NFI field data collection. The work will be broken into manageable Lots distributed across GB.

Data assessed includes, amongst others, tree mensuration data, habitat and NVC, social indicators and forestry operations. The 1st cycle of the NFI is completed and during that time surveyors have assessed ?500 000 trees from almost 28 000 stands. See: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-9M8F6P for the Survey Manual and full details of the current assessments. The 2nd cycle intends to reassess approximately 10 000 1st cycle 1-ha sample squares with a further 5 000 new sample squares to be assessed. In addition to carrying out NFI data collection surveyors have also collected ad hoc data for surveys including St Jude’s storm damage and Chalara fraxinea spread. Details and interim results can be found at:http://www.forestry.gov.uk/inventory

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: 34 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: 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:

Lot No: Lot 21

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77231000
77231400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

South East (England).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Description: Forestry management services. Forest inventory services. The Forestry Commission is releasing a tender for Forest Surveying. This work will form part of the National Forest Inventory (NFI) of Great Britain and will cover the final 4 years of the 2nd 5-year cycle of NFI field data collection. The work will be broken into manageable Lots distributed across GB.

Data assessed includes, amongst others, tree mensuration data, habitat and NVC, social indicators and forestry operations. The 1st cycle of the NFI is completed and during that time surveyors have assessed ?500 000 trees from almost 28 000 stands. See: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-9M8F6P for the Survey Manual and full details of the current assessments. The 2nd cycle intends to reassess approximately 10 000 1st cycle 1-ha sample squares with a further 5 000 new sample squares to be assessed. In addition to carrying out NFI data collection surveyors have also collected ad hoc data for surveys including St Jude’s storm damage and Chalara fraxinea spread. Details and interim results can be found at:http://www.forestry.gov.uk/inventory

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: 41 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: 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:

Lot No: Lot 22

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77231000
77231400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

South East (England).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Description: Forestry management services. Forest inventory services. The Forestry Commission is releasing a tender for Forest Surveying. This work will form part of the National Forest Inventory (NFI) of Great Britain and will cover the final 4 years of the 2nd 5-year cycle of NFI field data collection. The work will be broken into manageable Lots distributed across GB.

Data assessed includes, amongst others, tree mensuration data, habitat and NVC, social indicators and forestry operations. The 1st cycle of the NFI is completed and during that time surveyors have assessed ?500 000 trees from almost 28 000 stands. See: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-9M8F6P for the Survey Manual and full details of the current assessments. The 2nd cycle intends to reassess approximately 10 000 1st cycle 1-ha sample squares with a further 5 000 new sample squares to be assessed. In addition to carrying out NFI data collection surveyors have also collected ad hoc data for surveys including St Jude’s storm damage and Chalara fraxinea spread. Details and interim results can be found at:http://www.forestry.gov.uk/inventory

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: 8 500.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: 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:

Lot No: Lot 23

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77231000
77231400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
Main site or place of performance:

South West Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Description: Forestry management services. Forest inventory services. The Forestry Commission is releasing a tender for Forest Surveying. This work will form part of the National Forest Inventory (NFI) of Great Britain and will cover the final 4 years of the 2nd 5-year cycle of NFI field data collection. The work will be broken into manageable Lots distributed across GB.

Data assessed includes, amongst others, tree mensuration data, habitat and NVC, social indicators and forestry operations. The 1st cycle of the NFI is completed and during that time surveyors have assessed ?500 000 trees from almost 28 000 stands. See: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-9M8F6P for the Survey Manual and full details of the current assessments. The 2nd cycle intends to reassess approximately 10 000 1st cycle 1-ha sample squares with a further 5 000 new sample squares to be assessed. In addition to carrying out NFI data collection surveyors have also collected ad hoc data for surveys including St Jude’s storm damage and Chalara fraxinea spread. Details and interim results can be found at:http://www.forestry.gov.uk/inventory

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: 42 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: 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:

Lot No: Lot 25

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77231000
77231400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG
Main site or place of performance:

West Midlands (England).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Description: Forestry management services. Forest inventory services. The Forestry Commission is releasing a tender for Forest Surveying. This work will form part of the National Forest Inventory (NFI) of Great Britain and will cover the final 4 years of the 2nd 5-year cycle of NFI field data collection. The work will be broken into manageable Lots distributed across GB.

Data assessed includes, amongst others, tree mensuration data, habitat and NVC, social indicators and forestry operations. The 1st cycle of the NFI is completed and during that time surveyors have assessed ?500 000 trees from almost 28 000 stands. See: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-9M8F6P for the Survey Manual and full details of the current assessments. The 2nd cycle intends to reassess approximately 10 000 1st cycle 1-ha sample squares with a further 5 000 new sample squares to be assessed. In addition to carrying out NFI data collection surveyors have also collected ad hoc data for surveys including St Jude’s storm damage and Chalara fraxinea spread. Details and interim results can be found at:http://www.forestry.gov.uk/inventory

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: 13 500.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: 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:

Lot No: Lot 96

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77231000
77231400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM2
Main site or place of performance:

Eastern Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Description: Forestry management services. Forest inventory services. The Forestry Commission is releasing a tender for Forest Surveying. This work will form part of the National Forest Inventory (NFI) of Great Britain and will cover the final 4 years of the 2nd 5-year cycle of NFI field data collection. The work will be broken into manageable Lots distributed across GB.

Data assessed includes, amongst others, tree mensuration data, habitat and NVC, social indicators and forestry operations. The 1st cycle of the NFI is completed and during that time surveyors have assessed ?500 000 trees from almost 28 000 stands. See: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-9M8F6P for the Survey Manual and full details of the current assessments. The 2nd cycle intends to reassess approximately 10 000 1st cycle 1-ha sample squares with a further 5 000 new sample squares to be assessed. In addition to carrying out NFI data collection surveyors have also collected ad hoc data for surveys including St Jude’s storm damage and Chalara fraxinea spread. Details and interim results can be found at:http://www.forestry.gov.uk/inventory

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: 13 500.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: 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:

Lot No: Lot 102

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77231000
77231400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM2
Main site or place of performance:

Eastern Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Description: Forestry management services. Forest inventory services. The Forestry Commission is releasing a tender for Forest Surveying. This work will form part of the National Forest Inventory (NFI) of Great Britain and will cover the final 4 years of the 2nd 5-year cycle of NFI field data collection. The work will be broken into manageable Lots distributed across GB.

Data assessed includes, amongst others, tree mensuration data, habitat and NVC, social indicators and forestry operations. The 1st cycle of the NFI is completed and during that time surveyors have assessed ?500 000 trees from almost 28 000 stands. See: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-9M8F6P for the Survey Manual and full details of the current assessments. The 2nd cycle intends to reassess approximately 10 000 1st cycle 1-ha sample squares with a further 5 000 new sample squares to be assessed. In addition to carrying out NFI data collection surveyors have also collected ad hoc data for surveys including St Jude’s storm damage and Chalara fraxinea spread. Details and interim results can be found at:http://www.forestry.gov.uk/inventory

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: 10 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: 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

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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
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: no
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: 03/06/2016
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 03/06/2016
Local time: 13:00

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 contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

To view this notice, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=199390420

GO Reference: GO-2016425-PRO-8115191.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Forestry Commission
Edinburgh
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:

25/04/2016

 

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