Pan-Government Courier Services Framework Agreement 2017 – 2021

Pan-Government Courier Services Framework Agreement 2017 – 2021

Potential Providers have the opportunity to bid for one, all or any combination of the Lots.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Post and courier services

2017/S 082-158667

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: support@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://ccs.cabinetoffice.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: public procurement

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Specialist Courier Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

64100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (the Authority) is putting in place a Pan Government Collaborative Framework Agreement for use by UK public sector bodies identified at VI.3 (and any future successors to these organisations), which include Central Government Departments and their Arm’s Length Bodies and Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and Local Authorities. This Procurement will establish a multi Supplier public sector Framework Agreement for the purchase of Specialist Courier Services. The Framework Agreement shall comprise of 7 individual Lots. The Authority reserves the right for Contracting Authorities to hold an electronic auction during further competition prior to an award of a contract.

The Framework Agreement shall be for an initial period of three (3) years; the Authority may extend the duration of the Framework Agreement for any period up to a maximum of one (1) year.

Potential Providers have the opportunity to bid for one, all or any combination of the Lots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Class 6.2 Infectious Substances (Category A and Category B), Non-Infectious Substances, Biological Substances, Blood and Tissue

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60400000
60600000
33698100
64121000
75130000
60000000
33141510
85111820
85111810
33954000
75131000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This includes the collection and delivery of UN Class 6.2 Infectious Substances (Category A and Category B), Non-Infectious Substances, Biological Substances, Blood and Tissue, which includes but is not limited to the following:

— Infectious Substances Category A UN Class 6, division 6.2 UN 2814,

— Infectious Substances Category A, UN Class 6, division 6.2 UN 2900,

— Toxic Substances UN Class 6, division 6.1,

— Genetically modified organisms which are classed as UN 2814 and UN 2900,

— Any diagnostic and/or investigative specimens for laboratory analysis which are classified as UN2814 and/or UN2900;

— Infectious Substances Class 6.2 Category B UN3373 including but not limited to:

— Patient specimens of human or animal material including swabs, excreta, secreta, human tissue,

— Biological specimens — not classed as Cat A or HCDG,

— Samples (Class 6.2) for food chain and environmental testing,

— Frozen samples,

— Exotic disease samples.

Cont. at II.2.7.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

— Genetically modified organisms which are classified as UN 3373,

— Any diagnostic and/or investigative specimens for laboratory analysis, which are classified as UN3373;

— Non Infectious Substances including but not limited to:

— Human tissue,

— Animal Tissue,

— Blood,

— Blood products,

— Frozen samples, dry ice consignments Further Competition.

Duration in Section II.2.7 is for the placing of orders.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Controlled Drugs and Pharmaceuticals

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60400000
60000000
33600000
33651000
75131000
75130000
33620000
33680000
60600000
33690000
64121000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of Lot 2 shall deliver a full suite of service lines capable of fulfilling the broad range of Contracting Authorities requirements for the secure collection, transportation and delivery of Controlled Drugs and Pharmaceuticals.

This includes the collection, transportation and delivery of Pharmaceuticals, and Controlled Drugs, which are listed below but are not limited to:

— Pharmaceuticals;

— Controlled drugs including drug precursors;

— Medical supplies;

— Associated equipment.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The duration referenced in Section II.2.7 is for the placing of orders.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Secure Cash and Valuables in Transit, Collection, Delivery and Processing Service

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

75130000
60000000
75131000
64121000
60600000
75241000
60400000
79710000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of Lot 3 will be to deliver a full suite of services capable of fulfilling the broad range of Contracting Body requirements for the transportation, collection, delivery and processing of Secure Cash and Valuables in Transit, Collection, Delivery and Processing Service.

The Supplier must be able to provide a range of flexible requirements including but not limited to:

— Collection and delivery from pre-agreed collection points and locations within the UK. Scheduled collections — regular collections from a pre-agreed collection point location(s) including multiple sites at a pre-agreed times;

— Ad-hoc collections — potentially at short notice;

— Out of Hours collection — Where required, this will be defined by the Contracting Authority at Further Competition;

— Delivery of all collected consignments to a bank and/or cash-processing centre on the next working day;

— Cash and coin ordering service;

Cont. at II.2.14.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

— Processing/Reconciliation service, which includes but is not limited to: collection validation, counting of bank notes, coins and cheques and delivery to a bank and/or a cash-processing centre;

— Provision of secure tamper proof packaging, barcoded packaging, signatory requirements.

The duration referenced in Section II.2.7 is for the placing of orders.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Explosive Substances (Class 1) and Firearms

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60000000
60600000
35320000
64121000
75130000
35341000
24210000
75131000
24610000
24000000
35321000
35340000
35331000
24600000
60400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of Lot 4 will deliver a full suite of service lines capable of fulfilling the broad range of Contracting Authority requirements for the Collection, Transportation and Delivery of Explosive

substances and articles (UN Class 1) and Firearms.

The Core Requirements under this Lot are defined but not limited to the Collection, Transportation and Delivery of Explosive Substances and articles (UN Class 1);

— UN Class 1 High Consequence Explosive Substances and articles;

— UN Class 1 Explosive Substances and articles and articles division 1.1-1.6;

— Section 5 Firearms;

— Section 1 Firearms;

— Section 2 Firearms;

— Handguns for humane dispatch;

— Small arms ammunition;

— CS Gas and PAVA Spray;

— Chain of custody transportation service and services.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The duration referenced in Section II.2.7 is for the placing of orders.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

The Haulage, Storage and Disposal of Seized Goods

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

50118400
60000000
79342400
75130000
79342410
60600000
64121000
75131000
79957000
60400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This includes seized, seized under forfeiture, detained and confiscated goods, which are listed below but are not limited to:

— Illegal drugs;

— Controlled drugs and pharmaceuticals;

— Firearms, including any associated ammunition;

— Counterfeited items (including electrical items, clothing, footwear, money alcohol, pharmaceuticals, toys, accessories);

— Designer, branded, bespoke items (including clothing, footwear, jewellery, watches);

— Alcohol including spirits, wine (including sparkling wine), beer and associated items;

— High valuable goods including money (including foreign currency); jewellery, watches, clocks, fine art;

— Electrical items, brown goods, white goods;

— Sports equipment;

— Miscellaneous items;

— Tobacco products (including tobacco, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products);

— Perishable items; meat, poultry, fish, dairy products, vegetables;

Cont. at II.2.14.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

— Sharp objects including knives;

— Indecent and obscene materials;

— Shipping and port containers;

— Petrol, red diesel;

— Electronic equipment — Mobile phones, laptops, tablets, cameras;

— Items confiscate.

The duration referenced in Section II.2.7 is for the placing of orders.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

The Haulage, Storage and Disposal of Vehicles

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60000000
64121000
50118400
60600000
75131000
79957000
60400000
79342410
79342400
75130000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of Lot 6 shall deliver a full suite of service lines capable of fulfilling the broad range of Contracting Authorities requirements for the secure collection and delivery of the Haulage, Storage and Disposal of Vehicles and related services consignments.

This includes seized, under forfeiture, detained and confiscated vehicles, which are listed below but are not limited to:

— Vehicles, including cars, motorcycles, pushbikes, quad bikes;

— Commercial vehicles (including light, heavy and tankers);

— Vessels (boats, canoes, jet skis etc.);

— Caravans and motor homes;

— Plant, machinery;

— Trailers of all sizes;

— Vehicle components;

— Aircraft;

— Vehicles and items confiscated or seized under a forfeiture order (POCA);

— Vehicles and items detained or confiscated under the PACE Act;

— Vehicles that may have no accompanying paperwork or keys.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The duration referenced in Section II.2.7 is for the placing of orders.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Radioactive Materials (Class 7)

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

09343000
90520000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of Lot 7 will deliver a full suite of service lines capable of fulfilling the broad range of Contracting Authority requirements for the Collection, Transportation and Delivery of Radioactive Materials.

The Core Requirements under this Lot are defined but not limited to the Collection, Transportation and Delivery of Radioactive Materials (UN Class 7) as detailed below:

— UN Class 7 Radioactive Materials;

— UN Class 7, High Consequence Radioactive Material.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The duration referenced in Section II.2.7 is for the placing of orders.

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:

Potential Providers will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of Chapter 2 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015, as amended (implementing Title II, Chapter III, Section 3, Subsection i of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council), on the basis of information provided in response to an Invitation to Tender (‘ITT’).

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Authority’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this Procurement, Potential Providers must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite.

If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for CCS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http://ccs.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk.

Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; the name of the Potential Provider; and the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. The Authority will process the email and then enable the Potential Provider to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Helpdesk email: eenablement@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Responses must be published by the date in IV.3.4.

Cyber Essentials is mandatory for Central Government Contracts which involve handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services.

The Government is taking steps to further reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when properly implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet. There are 2 levels of certification: Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus.

To participate in this Procurement, Potential Providers must be able to demonstrate that you comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials Plus or equivalent for Services under and in connection with this Procurement.

The Potential Provider may be awarded a place on the Framework Agreement but shall not enter into any Call Off Procedure and/or any Call Off Contracts with Contracting Authorities until they are able to demonstrate to the Authority that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials Plus for Services under and in connection with this Procurement.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Potential Providers will be assessed on the basis of information provided in response to an ITT.

The ITT can be accessed at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in III.1.1 The Authority may take into account any of the following information:

— a copy of your audited accounts for the most recent two years and/or 1 or more of the following in respect of your organisation;

— a statement of your turnover profit and loss account and cash flow for the most recent year of trading;

— a statement of your cash flow forecast for the current year and a bank letter outlining the current cash and credit position; and/or

— an alternative means of demonstrating financial status.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the Regulations implementing the Directive, on the basis of information provided in response to an ITT.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

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: 999
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 084-148759

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

Date: 26/05/2017
Local time: 17:01
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:

English

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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/05/2017
Local time: 17:02
Place:

Electronically, via web-based portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The value provided in Section II.1.4 is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to Suppliers any business through this Framework Agreement.

The Authority expressly reserves the right (i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates.

As part of this Contract Notice the following can be accessed at

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/1b8181f1-70cd-46eb-82f4-8e5448ebce76:

OJEU Contract Notice Customer List,

OJEU Contract Notice rights reserved for Crown Commercial Framework Agreement,

OJEU Contract Notice Transparency Information for Crown Commercial Framework Agreement.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Crown Commercial Service
Liverpool
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Crown Commercial Service
Liverpool
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Crown Commercial Service
Liverpool
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/04/2017

 

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