Personal Protective Equipment and Workwear Clothing Tender

Personal Protective Equipment and Workwear Clothing Tender

Framework agreement for the provision of Personnel Protective Equipment and work-wear Clothing for Thames Water employees and associated partners.

United Kingdom-Reading: Corporate clothing

2016/S 213-388463

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Thames Water Utilities Limited
Procurement Support Centre — 3rd Floor East, C/O Mail Room, Rose Kiln Court
Reading
RG2 0BY
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement.support.centre@thameswater.co.uk
NUTS code: UKJ11
Internet address(es):Main address: www.thameswater.co.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.thameswater.co.uk/19385.htm
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.thameswater.co.uk/19385.htm

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) and Work-wear.

Reference number: FA1313

II.1.2)Main CPV code

18222000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Framework agreement for the provision of Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) and Workwear Clothing for Thames Water employees and associated partners. This framework agreement is for the supply and distribution of PPE and work-wear to anywhere within the Thames Water operating area.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 11 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

35113400
35113000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of Thames Water region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of this proposed framework agreement is for the provision of Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) and work-wear clothing for Thames Water employees and associated partners.

The service under this framework agreement would be looking for the supplier to supply and distribute PPE and work-wear clothing to several distribution points. We will require distribution to individual sites across the Thames Water and associated partner regions and or direct to individuals addresses.

Please note that Thames logos are required to be applied to all main items before delivery. Detailed volume information will be provided at tender stage. Specifications required by Thames Water Utilities Ltd will be issued in the official tender documentation. Variants will be accepted in addition to a compliant bid at ITN stage.

If required, we may ask for a Parent Company Guarantee or Ultimate Parent Guarantee, however the costs will be borne by the bidder.

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: 11 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 3 years with option to extend annually up to a maximum of 7 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 4

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 3 years with option to extend annually up to a maximum of 7 years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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

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

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As detailed in the PQQ Documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

Bonds and/or parent company guarantees of performance and financial standing may be required.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Specified in the Invitation to Negotiate.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Consortia may be required to form a legal entity prior to award.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Specified in the Invitation to Negotiate.

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

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

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 a single operator

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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: no
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: 18/11/2016
Local time: 12:00
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:

English

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

Between 2 – 7 years.

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:

All suppliers who wish to respond to this notice must request a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) by using the link in Section I.3) of this notice, i.e.www.thameswater.co.uk/19385htm

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Thames Water Utilities Limited
Reading
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Thames Water Utilities Limited will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31/10/2016

 

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