Pan-Government Journal Subscriptions Framework
Crown Commercial Service as the Authority has put in place a pan government Framework Agreement for the provision of Journal Subscriptions (Print and Electronic) for use by UK public sector authorities.
United Kingdom-Liverpool: Newspapers, journals, periodicals and magazines
Contract award notice
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor The Capital Old Hall Street
L3 9PP Liverpool
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.gov.uk/ccs
Address of the buyer profile: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 15: Publishing and printing services on a fee or contract basis
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The above Public Sector Authorities have a need for Journal Subscriptions and delivery of purchased goods. The duration of this Framework Agreement is for a four (4) year period.
The appointed single supplier is to provide Journal Subscriptions for business related insight, research and personal development purposes in three different service offerings and two different formats, namely Print, Electronic or a combination of both (Print and Electronic). Contracting Authorities will be provided with access to an Online Portal to enable them to search, order, manage and monitor journals. The service is scalable to cope with future changes in journal requirements.
By aggregating the government’s journal requirement it is anticipated that there will be increased leverage available to influence discounts. The Framework will provide a single point of contact delivering a reduced administrative burden on Contracting Authorities.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
22200000, 22120000, 22210000, 22211100, 22212000, 22212100, 22213000, 48161000, 72320000, 79970000, 79980000, 79995000, 92500000, 92510000,92511000
II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
1. Quality. Weighting 50
2. Price. Weighting 50
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Section V: Award of contract
Contract No: RM3797 Lot No: 1 – Lot title: Journal Subscriptions (Print and Electronic)
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken
LMTietopalvelut Oy/LM Information Delivery
Teollisuuskatu 21, 00044 LM INFO
V.4)Information on value of contract
Lowest offer 11 000 000 and highest offer 18 000 000 GBP
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The Authority received a total of 2 tenders in response to this procurement which were received electronically via the Authority’s e-Sourcing Suite.
The Authority did receive 1 tender from an economic operator which is a small and medium enterprise (SMEs).
The Authority did receive tenders from non-EU States or other EU Member States.
The Framework Agreement commenced on 6.10.2016 for a term of 4 years. The Framework Agreement will conclude on 5.10.2020.
The NUTS code for LM Tietopalvelut OY/ LM Information Delivery is UK.
LM Tietopalvelut OY/ LM Information Delivery is a SME.
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: