NWUPC Framework for Printing and Specialist Paper

NWUPC Framework for Printing and Specialist Paper

The NWUPC is seeking to establish a multi-provider Framework Agreement on behalf of the members of NWUPC, APUC, CPC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC and SUPC for Paper – Printing and Specialist.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Photocopier paper and xerographic paper

2017/S 185-378714

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Albert House, 17 Bloom Street
M1 3HZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Helen Dodd-Williams
Telephone: +44 1612348012
E-mail: helen.dodd-williams@manchester.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.nwupc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.nwupc.ac.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nwupc
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nwupc
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: sub-central contracting authority

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Paper — Printing and Specialist.

Reference number: OFF3117 NW

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The NWUPC is seeking to establish a multi-provider Framework Agreement on behalf of the members of NWUPC, APUC, CPC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC and SUPC for Paper — Printing and Specialist.

This Framework Agreement will commence on 1.1.2018 for an initial period of 24 months until 31.12.2019 with the option to extend the Agreement for 12 months until 31.12.2020 and a further 12 months to 31.12.2021 subject to satisfactory Supplier performance.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 44 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The NWUPC is seeking to establish a multi-provider Framework Agreement on behalf of the members of NWUPC, APUC, CPC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC and SUPC for Paper — Printing and Specialist. The Framework Agreement for Paper — Printing and Specialist includes, but is not limited to, the following scope; coated and uncoated papers, recycled and virgin papers, cut sheet and reel papers, a variety of paper sizes including SR, A4 and A3 and a variety of FSC and PEFC certified papers. This list is not exhaustive. These products will be utilised in the following areas; commercial printing units and office environments. This Framework is not intended to fulfil desktop paper requirements, as this is covered by the Office Supplies Agreement. However, specialist papers are expected to be purchased in smaller quantities rather than pallets.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 44 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Call offs by Members from the resulting Framework may be conducted by institutions using various funds including but not limited to the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Please see ITT Documents for all conditions relating to the tender.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 7
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: N/a.
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 26/10/2017
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/10/2017
Local time: 13:01


Albert House.

17 Bloom Street.


M1 3HZ.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Prior to end date of this Framework in 2021.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

At some point during the life of the Framework the members of the following may wish to utilise the Agreement: https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/nationalaccounts/uksectoraccounts/datasets/publicsectorclassificationguide https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council www.ubico.co.uk https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations http://www.nationalparks.gov.uk/ http://www.police.uk/?view=force_sites http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/NHSTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspxhttp://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspxhttp://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/OtherListing.aspx https://www.hospiceuk.org/about-hospice-care/find-a-hospicehttp://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/

http://www.oscr.org.uk/ http://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/ http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/index/getadvice.htmhttp://www.cas.org.uk http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Home http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/abouttheparliament/27110.aspxhttp://www.scotland.gov.uk/About/Government/councils

http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk/home/Aboutus/Ourmembers/Our_members.aspx http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about/Bodies http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/NHS-Workforce/NHS-Boards

http://www.sfc.ac.uk/funding/universities-we-fund.aspx http://www.sfc.ac.uk/funding/colleges-we-fund.aspx http://www.scotland.police.uk/https://www.sfha.co.uk/our-members/directory http://www.scotlandoffice.gov.uk/scotlandoffice/33.30.htmlhttp://directory.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/Pages/Landlord%20search.aspx?LAtoZCharQS=Ahttp://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/Datasets/contactdetails http://nps.gov.wales/?skip=1&lang=en

http://www.assembly.wales/en/Pages/Home.aspx http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/address-list-of-schools/?lang=enhttp://wales.gov.uk/about/recruitment/ouropportunities/publicapps/pubb http://www.wales.nhs.uk/ourservices/directoryhttp://gov.wales/topics/housing-and-regeneration/publications/registered-social-landlords-in-wales/?lang=en https://socialcare.wales/http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/gov.htm

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/topics/schools-and-infrastructurehttps://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/universities-and-colleges-northern-ireland http://online.hscni.net/https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/housing-associations http://www.psni.police.uk/index.htm

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Albert House, 17 Bloom Street
M1 3HZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1612348012
E-mail: helen.dodd-williams@manchester.ac.ukInternet address:https://nwupc.ac.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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