National Desktop and Notebook Framework – London Universities Purchasing Consortium

National Desktop and Notebook Framework РLondon Universities Purchasing Consortium

Procurement of Desktop, Notebook, 2-in-1 Hybrid devices, Tablet and Workstation PCs.

United Kingdom-London: Data-processing machines (hardware)

2017/S 028-050664

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Universities Purchasing Consortium (a company limited by guarantee reg. no. 04784719)
Shropshire House, 179 Tottenham Court Road
For the attention of: Mike Kilner
W1T 7NZ London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2073072760
E-mail: m.kilner@lupc.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://lupc.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Electronic access to information: https://lupc.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:https://lupc.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

As stated previously in description

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

National Desktop and Notebook Agreement.

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

Supplies
A combination of these

NUTS code UK

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 8

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 000 and 440 000 000 GBP

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

London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC), a company limited by guarantee, is undertaking this recurrent tendering process on behalf of National Desktop and Notebook Agreement and leads a multi-HE Consortia working party that oversees the procurement of Desktop, Notebook, 2-in-1 Hybrid devices, Tablet and Workstation PCs and similar equipment for the Higher Education sector and associated public sector bodies throughout the UK. LUPC is seeking to establish framework agreements for participating institutions with three or more suppliers across three lots. It is envisaged that these arrangements will commence on 1.9.2017 and will continue for a period of three years with the facility to extend for a further one year subject to agreement between the parties. This requirement automatically covers Full or Associate Members within the higher education regional purchasing consortia as follows:
London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html; Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) http://www.supc.ac.uk/about-us/our-members/our-members;

North East Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members;

North West Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC) http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/our-members; Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members;

Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW) http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/.

Members of the consortia either already are or may be drawn from the Higher Education sector, Further Education sector, the Research Council and other Public and Third Sector bodies principally but not exclusively from the education, arts, sciences and cultural sectors.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30210000, 30213000, 30214000, 30213100, 30213200, 30213300, 30231000

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

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

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:

It is intended to award a framework agreement divided into three Lots covering the following category headings:
Lot 1 Desktop PCs including All-In-One, Workstations and Thin-Client
Lot 2 Notebook/Laptop PCs including 2-in-1 Hybrid devices, Mobile Workstations and Tablets
Lot 3 Desktop and Notebook One-Stop Shop.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 000 and 440 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The agreement is initially for a period of 36 months with one further 12 month option available.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (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: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Desktop PCs including All-In-Ones, Workstations and Thin-Client

1)Short description

Desktop PCs including All-In-Ones, Workstations and Thin-Client.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30213300, 30214000, 30231000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 280 000 000 and 300 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The anticipated minimum and maximum number of
awards to be made under this Lot are 4 and 6
respectively.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Notebook/Laptop PCs including 2-in-1 Hybrid devices, Mobile Workstations and Tablets

1)Short description

Notebook/Laptop PCs including 2-in-1 Hybrid devices, Mobile Workstations and Tablets.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30213100, 30214000, 30213200

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 120 000 000 and 140 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The anticipated minimum and maximum number of
awards to be made under this Lot are 4 and 6
respectively.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Desktop and Notebook One-Stop Shop

1)Short description

Desktop and Notebook One-Stop Shop.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30213000, 30214000, 30213100, 30213200, 30213300, 30231000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 40 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The anticipated minimum and maximum number of
awards to be made under this Lot are 4 and 6
respectively.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees 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:

Joint and several liability.

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Invitation to Tender and Associated Schedules available by application from the contact details given in the stated Buyer profile.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Invitation to Tender and Associated Schedules available by application from the contact details given in the stated Buyer profile.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: A minimum annual manufacturing turnover (defined against the Goods in the Agreement) as stated below. There is no minimum requirement against Lot 3.
Lot 1: 30 000 000 GBP
Lot 2: 15 000 000 GBP.
A confirmation request is set out in the Bidder Questionnaire. Resellers shall only apply as a nominated party in conjunction with Original Equipment Manufacturers and the OEM as contract prime.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the Invitation to Tender and Associated Schedules available by application from the contact details given in the stated Buyer profile.
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: no

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

Open

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

Envisaged number of operators: 8

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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Electronic auctions are permitted as a method to
conduct mini-competitions amongst the suppliers on
the framework at the absolute discretion of the
institutions covered in Section II 1.5) One will not be
undertaken as part of the letting of the original
framework.
IV.3)Administrative information

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

ITS5042LU

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: 30.3.2017 – 13:59
Payable documents: no

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

30.3.2017 – 14:00
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

in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30.3.2017 – 14:01
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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months.

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

It is anticipated that some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part-funded from external streams, including European Union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants.
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:

8.2.2017

 

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