Healthcare Logistics and Courier Services Berkshire
Provision of a healthcare logistics service (non patient) covering pharmacy, Pathology samples, internal post, medical records, and stores to hospitals, GP Surgeries, and other NHS sites.
United Kingdom-Theale: Post and courier services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Unit 7, Ely Road
For the attention of: Shannon Tim
RG7 4BQ Theale
Telephone: +44 1189167965
Fax: +44 1189167972
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
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 4: Transport of mail by land  and by air
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Berkshire.
NUTS code UKJ11
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The consortium making up this contract are Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: Option for 2 x 12 month extension.
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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: To download a PQQ Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):
— browse to the ESourcing Portal: https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk/bhft/web/login.shtml and click the link to register,
— accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’,
— enter your correct business and user details,
— note the username you chose and click ‘save’ — when complete,
— you will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep secure).
Login to the portal with the username/password:
— click the ‘PQQ/ITTs open to all suppliers’ link (these are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or tenders open to any registered suppliers),
— click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content,
— click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page. This will move the PQQ into your My PQQ/My ITTs page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— you can now access any of the attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachment’ in the ‘Actions’ box.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
See III.2.1) above.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Evaluations will be based on Pre-Qualification Questionnaire responses.
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: