Framework agreement for supply of sports equipment

Framework agreement for supply of sports equipment

The North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) is inviting responses from tenderers for a framework agreement for the supply of Sports Equipment. The framework is for the supply of general sporting goods into leisure centres, schools, community groups and sports clubs across the region and potentially nationally through catalogue or website ordering.

UK-Gateshead: sports goods and equipment

2012/S 232-381872

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NEPO
NEPO, Keelman House, Fifth Avenue Business Park, Team Valley Trading Estate
For the attention of: Mrs Laura Hood
NE11 0XA Gateshead
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1914335972
E-mail: laura.hood@nepo.org

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.nepoportal.org

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
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:
Framework agreement for supply of sports 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: The Framework will be made available to all NEPO Members. A list of member organisations is available at www.nepoportal.org.

The Council intends to make this Framework Agreement available for use by all UK contracting authorities including but not limited to Government Departments and their Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Educational Establishments, Registered Charities, Registered Social Landlords who have a requirement to purchase the Goods. See the following websites for details:
http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/index.php

http://www.ukschoolsdirectory.net/

http://www.police.uk/?view=force_sites

http://www.police-information.co.uk/police-directory/index.php?category=6

http://www.psni.police.uk/index.htm

http://www.scottish.police.uk/

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/

http://www.nifrs.org/locations.php

http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/mcga07-home.htm

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=trusts

http://www.engage.hscni.net/partners/NIAS.html

http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/index.aspx

http://www.scottishambulance.com/AboutUs/HowWeOrganised.aspx

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/About_us/About_charities/default.aspx

http://www.oscr.org.uk/

http://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/index.aspx

http://www.communities.gov.uk/newsroom/factsandfigures/housingplanning1/facts/socialhousing/?id=1822644

Access to the framework will be subject to the approval of NEPO. This may incur a fee.
Any organisation able to access this Framework will be referred to in the documentation as a Contracting Authority.
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II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 800 000 and 2 400 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) is inviting responses from tenderers for a framework agreement for the supply of Sports Equipment.
The framework is for the supply of general sporting goods into leisure centres, schools, community groups and sports clubs across the region and potentially nationally through catalogue or website ordering.
The framework agreement will be awarded to one Contractor for all products.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

37400000

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:
The North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) is inviting responses from tenderers for a framework agreement for the supply of Sports Equipment.
The framework is for the supply of general sporting goods into leisure centres, schools, community groups and sports clubs across the region and potentially nationally through catalogue or website ordering.
The framework agreement will be awarded to one Contractor for all products.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 800 000 and 2 400 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The framework agreement is for an initial period of 24 months with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months.
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:
As specified in the tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As specified in the tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As specified in the tender documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As specified in the tender documentation.
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: As specified in the tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As specified in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As specified in the tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As specified in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As specified in the tender documentation.
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

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
Lowest price
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
QTLE-8WQENG
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: 4.1.2013 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
11.1.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
25.11.2012
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
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 11.1.2013 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Representatives of the Legal Department.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: November 2016.
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 can be accessed via the NEPO eTender system at http://www.nepoportal.org. Suppliers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through the NEPO eTender system. If not already registered, candidates should register on the NEPO eTender system at http://www.nepoportal.org. Any queries regarding the Procurement process or tender documents must be raised noless than 4 days before the tender return date,through the Q&A section on the NEPO eTender system.

Tenderers should note there will be on going engagement with other contracting bodies as identified in Section II.1.2 to encourage uptake of this agreement. For any support in submitting your expression of interestor tenderresponse please contact the NEPO Portal Helpdesk at +44 1914335949 or info@nepoportal.org. There are a number of get help guides available on the portal. Reading these will assist the supplier in completing andsubmitting their responses.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Gateshead Council
Legal & Corporate Services Civic Centre
NE11 0XA Gateshead
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1914335972
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

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:26.11.2012

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