Framework for the Supply and Delivery of Uniform

Framework for the Supply and Delivery of Uniform

Lots: Lot 1 – Corporate Wear, Lot 2 – Leisure Wear, Lot 3 – Corporate Work Wear, Lot 4 – Stores Workwear (excludes Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).

United Kingdom-Durham: Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories

2014/S 086-149747

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
For the attention of: Denise Corrigan
DH1 5UL Durham
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.durham.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Framework for the Supply and Delivery of Uniform

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

Supplies
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: To various Council service end-users thoughout the County of Durham

NUTS code UKC14

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

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

Durham County County is undertaking a procurement exercise to establish a Uniform Framework to cover the following Lots: Lot 1 – Corporate Wear, Lot 2 – Leisure Wear, Lot 3 – Corporate Work Wear, Lot 4 – Stores Workwear (excludes Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). All of the Framework information, (including the Lot content) is detailed in the PreQualification Questionnaire (PQQ) Documents available via the Council’s electronic tender system.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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

in days: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1 – Corporate Wear Uniform

1)Short description

Please refer to the Technical Specification for this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The Council will be progressing the 3 highest scoring bidders for this lot to the Invitation to Tender Stage dependent upon passing Sections A – F on the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and passing a minimum theshold of 50 % on Section G.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: The Supply and Delivery of Leisure Wear

1)Short description

As per the Technical Specification for this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The Council will be progressing the 3 highest scoring bidders for this lot to the Invitation to Tender Stage dependent upon passing Sections A – F on the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and passing a minimum theshold of 50 % on Section G.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: The Supply and Delivery of Corporate Work Wear

1)Short description

As per theTechnical Specification

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The Council will be progressing the 3 highest scoring bidders for this lot to the Invitation to Tender Stage dependent upon passing Sections A – F on the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and passing a minimum theshold of 50 % on Section G.

Lot No: 4 Lot title: The Supply and Delivery of Stores Work Wear

1)Short description

As per the Technical Specification fpr this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The Council will be progressing the 3 highest scoring bidders for this lot to the Invitation to Tender Stage dependent upon passing Sections A – F on the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and passing a minimum theshold of 50 % on Section G.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Council reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security. Further details will be set out in the Pre-Qualification (PQQ) documents, if relevant.

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

To be set out in the PQQ documents.

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

The Council reserves the right to require groupings of service providers to take a particular legal form or to require a single provider to take primary liability or to require each party to undertake joint and several liability, if relevant. Further details will be set out in the PQQ documents.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Description of particular conditions: The Council has undertaken a commitment to ensure wider social and community benefits are achieved in the course of all its commissioning and procurement activities. In accordance with this, Bidders may be required to work with the Council towards achieving such aims.
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Articles 45-50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23-29 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 and as set out in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) available from the NEPO Portal as detailed in VI.3.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/ EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 and as set out in the PreQualification Questionnaire (PQQ) available from the NEPO Portal as detailed in Section VI.3.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: 1. Public Liability – GBP 5 000 000.
2. Employers Liability – GBP 10 000 000.
3. Motor Vehicle – GBP 5 000 000.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 48-50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 and as set out in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) available from the NEPO portal as detailed in section VI.3.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Bidders must successfully pass parts A-F of the PQQ, in line with the evaluation criteria listed. Parts A-F of the PQQ include; grounds for exclusion; insurance; health and safety and equality and diversity and essential criteria. The Council intends to invite the 3 highest scoring bidders to tender per lot(s) on condition each of the 3 bidders per lot pass Sections A-F and achieve a final minimum score of 50 % or more in Section G (Technical Questions).
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Three highest scoring operators per lot(s) dependent upon passing Sections A-F of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and obtaining the 50 % threshold in Section G.
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

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

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

9JLH-ZAZ82H

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: 22.5.2014 – 16:00
Payable documents: no

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

29.5.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

9.6.2014

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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

The Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) is available for download via www.nepoportal.org Access the Supplier area, select Durham and input 9JLH-ZAZ82H. The Council intends to invite the 3 highest scoring bidding organisations per lot(s) to tender, subject to having also passed sections A – F and achieved a minimum weighted score of 50 % for section G.

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

29.4.2014

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