Laboratory Supplies Tender for Northumbrian Water

Laboratory Supplies Tender for Northumbrian Water

This is a contract for the supply of Laboratory Materials and Chemicals for use in Northumbrian Water Limited Laboratories.

United Kingdom-Durham: Laboratory services

2016/S 090-162138

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Northumbrian Water Limited
Boldon House, Wheatlands Way, Pity Me
Contact point(s): Northumbrian Water Ltd
For the attention of: Philip Carvel
DH1 5FA Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1913015429
E-mail: philip.carvel@nwl.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.nwl.co.uk

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Water

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Laboratory Supplies for Northumbrian Water.

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

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKC,UKJ

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 250 000 GBP

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

This is a contract for the supply of Laboratory Materials and Chemicals for use in Northumbrian Water Limited Laboratories. The contract is split into 3 Lots as follows:
Lot 1 is General Laboratory Supplies, which includes:
Vials and Caps;
Filtration Products;
Plastic Wear;
Chromatography;
General Chemicals;
Acids;
Solvents;
General Consumables.
Lot 2 is General (un-fixed cap) Bottles;
Lot 3 is Specialist (fixed cap, pre-dosed) Bottles.
Lots will not be sub-divided further. Bidders may bid for as many (or as few) Lots as they wish.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71900000, 38000000, 38437000, 33793000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Information about 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:

The contract values give a good indication of the expected scale of the contract (based on historic prices and volumes). The tender documents will include specific items which bidders will be invited to offer their prices for.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 250 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: This is a 3 year contract with an option to extend for a further 2 years (maximum 5 years in total).
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: General Laboratory Supplies

1)Short description:

General Laboratory Supplies, including but not limited to the following:
Vials and Caps;
Filtration Products;
Plastic Wear;
Chromatography;
General Chemicals;
Acids;
Solvents;
General Consumables.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71900000, 38000000, 38437000, 33793000

3)Quantity or scope:

General Laboratory Supplies, including but not limited to the following:
Vials and Caps;
Filtration Products;
Plastic Wear;
Chromatography;
General Chemicals;
Acids;
Solvents;
General Consumables.
Estimated costs are totals over the maximum 5 year contract period.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 2 700 000 and 3 500 000 GBP

Lot No: 2 Lot title: General Bottles

1)Short description:

This Lot is for the supply of general bottles (i.e. unfixed cap) for use in the laboratory.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71900000, 38000000, 38437000, 33793000

3)Quantity or scope:

This Lot is for the supply of general bottles (i.e. unfixed cap) for use in the laboratory.
Estimated costs are totals over the maximum 5 year contract period.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 80 000 and 120 000 GBP

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Specialist Bottles

1)Short description:

This Lot is for the supply of Specialist Bottles (i.e. pre-dosed with a fixed cap) for use in the laboratory.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71900000, 38000000, 38437000, 33793000

3)Quantity or scope:

This Lot is for the supply of Specialist Bottles (i.e. pre-dosed with a fixed cap) for use in the laboratory.
Estimated costs are totals over the maximum 5 year contract period.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 400 000 and 600 000 GBP

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Bonds and/or parent company guarantees of performance and financial standing may be required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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

Consortia may be required to form a legal entity prior to any award.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

NW1598

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents(except for a DPS)

Payable documents: no

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

31.5.2016 – 16:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)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:

Applicants are asked to note that this procurement process will be conducted electronically with all documents and communication being managed through the Northumbrian Water e-Sourcing Spend Management portal hosted by Ariba. Expressions of interest must be sent to the e-mail address:philip.carvel@nwl.co.uk before the deadline date of 31.5.2016 by 16:00. Each party submitting an expression of interest by providing all the information detailed below will be given access to the tender documents as soon as they are made available on the Ariba portal. All the requirements of the tender, including the deadline for submission, will be available via the Ariba portal. When sending an expression of interest, applicants must provide the following information:

1) Full company name;
2) Main contact details of the person who will be given access to the Ariba portal:
— Name;
— Job title;
— E-mail address;
— Telephone number.
3) An indication of the Lot(s) your company is interested in bidding for Dates and estimated values shown in this Contract Notice are indicative only at this stage.

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:

10.5.2016

 

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