Managed Print Services for the Highland Council
Provision of managed print services to sites throughout the Highland Council area including (but not limited to) council offices, schools, leisure centres.
United Kingdom-Inverness: Printers and plotters
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Highland Council
Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road
Contact point(s): Strategic Procurement, Finance Service
For the attention of: Peter Tysoe
IV3 5BX Inverness
Telephone: +44 1463785154
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.highland.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00045
Electronic access to information: http://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
High Life Highland
Highland and Western Isles Joint Valuation Board
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 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Highlands.
NUTS code UKM6
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)
Supply, installation and maintenance of multifunctional devices (MFDs) and supply and installation of consumables (excluding paper).
Provision of financial billing data on a CPP (Cost per Page) basis at a suitable level of granularity to enable the Council to effectively recharge services.
Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.
To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation, please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for Project Code: project_4644 under PQQs ‘Open to All Suppliers’. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the drop-down. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the PQQ, it will move to your ‘My PQQs’ area.
For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf
If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts, you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
30232100, 30232110, 30232130, 42960000, 42962000, 30125110
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The contract will be for a 5 year duration with the option to extend for up to 2 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the PQQ questions.
This area will be assessed through the PQQ questions.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the PQQ questions.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: Our urgency is lent by the need to complete the MPS competition within a time scale which would not be achievable under either Open or Restricted routes, in order to ensure the proper operation of the ICT Core Services competitive dialogue, which has already commenced: see PCS Notice JUL213205 published 2.7.2015, OJEU Ref: 35790-2015 (2015/S 128-235790) published on 7.7.2015 (XMLID=114808, Mail=TED32-XML02-20150702).
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
The Highland Council — Strategic Procurement
The Town House, High Street
IV1 1JJ Inverness
Telephone: +44 1463785148
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: