Frameworks for the Supply of Products for Health Programmes

Frameworks for the Supply of Products for Health Programmes

DFID – Pre-qualification exercise for the award of Framework Agreements for the supply of products for health programmes.

United Kingdom-Sutton: Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products

2015/S 042-071665

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Crown Agents Ltd, and/or any subsidiary or affiliate of Crown Agents Ltd., acting as an agent for and on behalf of the Secretary of State for International Development of the U.K. Government (DFID) or managing agents appointed by DFID to manage projects in their programme countries throughout the World. Full details of managing agents will be provided in each mini competition under any resulting Framework Agreement
St. Nicholas House, St. Nicholas Road
For the attention of: Chris Gilbert
SM1 1EL Sutton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2087106727
E-mail: chris.gilbert@crownagents.co.uk
Fax: +44 2087709719

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.crownagents.com

Electronic access to information: www.crownagents.com/suppliers/dfid

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Other: DFID’s main activity is supporting long term programmes to help tackle the underlying causes of poverty. DFID also responds to emergencies, both natural and man-made. DFID works in partnerships with governments, civil society, the private sector and multi

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:

Pre-qualification exercise for the award of Framework Agreements for the supply of products for health programmes.

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

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code

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 several operators

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Supply and delivery of health products, see Lots, to DFID funded health programmes in a range of countries including but not limited to: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burma, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000

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:

Supply of products in support of DFID funded health programmes. Details of items required are included in the Lots.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 and 50 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Pharmaceuticals

1)Short description

A range of pharmaceuticals.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000

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

Lot No: 2Lot title: Medical Consumables

1)Short description

Medical consumable items such as dressings, syringes, swabs, sutures, gloves, etc. and other items.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000

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

Lot No: 3Lot title: Office Furniture and Supplies

1)Short description

Office furniture and supplies to include stationery, filing cabinets, tables, and other items.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39000000

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

Lot No: 4Lot title: General Medical Supplies

1)Short description

General Medical Supplies including hospital bedding and cleaning equipment, bowls, thermometers, trays, charts and other items.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000

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

Lot No: 5Lot title: Medical Equipment

1)Short description

Medical equipment including cardiac monitors, scales, stethoscopes, spygmomanometers, diagnostic equipment, ultrasound equipment, resuscitators, ECG and other items.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000

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

Lot No: 6Lot title: Medical Furniture

1)Short description

Medical Furniture including examination couches, trolleys, beds, medicine cabinets and other items.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000

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

Lot No: 7Lot title: Surgical instruments

1)Short description

Surgical instruments – singular and in sets.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000

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

Lot No: 8Lot title: Sterlization Equipment

1)Short description

Sterlization equipment including instrument boilers and sterilizers and other items.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000

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

Lot No: 9Lot title: Kitchen Supplies

1)Short description

Kitchen supplies including ovens, refrigerators, kerosene stoves, tableware. and other items.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55500000

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

Lot No: 10Lot title: Laboratory Equipment, reagents and consumables

1)Short description

Laboratory equipment, reagents and consumables.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38000000

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

Lot No: 11Lot title: Vaccine storage products

1)Short description

Vaccine storage products including refrigerators, cold boxes and other items.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39711100

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

Lot No: 12Lot title: Generator sets

1)Short description

Generator sets (likely sizes 5-20KVA).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31120000

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

A bid guarantee of 2.5 % of the bid values and performance guarantee of 10 % of the contract values may be required. Details will be confirmed in each mini-competition documentation where required.

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

Payments will be made to suppliers from funds transferred from DFID after completion of any contract, and payment therefore carries a low risk.

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

Registered company.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As stated in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) or Invitation to Bid (ITB).
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: Applicants to be considered for Invitation to Bid must complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) which is available from: www.crownagents.com/suppliers/dfid The completed PQQ which incorporates the requirements of Sections III.2.1, III.2.2 and III.2.3 below, must be returned by the date stipulated in Section IV.3.4 below.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the PQQ.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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 minimum number 25: and maximum number 200

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

HEALTH/FWA/2015

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: 31.3.2015 – 13:00
Payable documents: yes
Price: 50 GBP
Terms and method of payment: Candidates successful at the pre-qualification stage will be invited to submit a bid. There will be a charge of GBP 50 for the Invitation to Bid documents.

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

31.3.2015 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
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:

25.2.2015

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