Plant Health Inspection and Survey Services Tender

Plant Health Inspection and Survey Services Tender

Framework for Plant Health Inspection and Survey Services in England, Scotland and Wales.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Technical inspection services

2018/S 179-405827

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Forestry Commission
620 Bristol Business Park, Coldharbour Lane
Bristol
BS16 1EJ
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement.england@forestry.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.forestry.gov.uk/selltous
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Technical-inspection-services./X7HZY652PJ
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: Forestry

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Framework for Plant Health Inspection and Survey Services in England, Scotland and Wales

Reference number: FEE/0489

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71631000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Forestry Commission intend to award a framework principally for the provision of a Plant Health Inspection Service for controlled wood, wood products and bark entering Great Britain from abroad in order to protect Britain’s woodlands and trees from harmful pests and diseases. Some survey work is also included in the framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Highland and Grampian (Port inspection work)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71631000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM6
Main site or place of performance:

Highlands and Islands

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Inverness, Aberdeen and Montrose.

The contract area includes the following local government districts- Highland, Moray, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City, Angus.

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: 12 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Central Scotland (port inspection work)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71631000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports Grangemouth and Greenock.

The contract area includes the following local government districts- Perth and Kinross, Fife, Stirling, Dundee City, Clackmannanshire, West Dunbartonshire, East Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow City, Falkirk, South Lanarkshire, West Lothian, City of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian, Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and Inverclyde.

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: 88 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Scotland except for West of Scootland (Protected Zone survey work)

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71355000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot does not include any port inspection work. The lot is principally for placing, preparing and maintaining Protected Zone plot traps.

The contract area includes the following local government districts- Highland (and excludes any work associated with Phytophthora ramorum Licensing and Audit inspections in the Highland area), Moray, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City, Angus, Perth and Kinross, Stirling, Fife, Dundee City, Clackmannanshire, East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow City, Falkirk, West Lothian, City of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian, East Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, South Ayrshire, Scottish Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, Inverclyde and North Ayrshire.

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: 67 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

West of Scotland

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77610000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lot area includes the following local government districts — Argyll and Bute, North and South Ayrshire, Inverclyde, West Dunbartonshire, Stirling, Perth and Kinross, Highland. The only areas where Phytophthora ramorum Licensing and Audit inspections will be carried out are Argyll and Bute and Highland.

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: 94 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

North West England and North Wales

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71631000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

Wales, North West (England)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports around the Dee river estuary and Liverpool.

The contract area includes the following unitary authority areas — Carlisle, Allerdale, Copeland, Eden, South Lakeland, Lancaster, Craven, Wyre, Ribble Valley, Blackpool, Fylde, Preston, South Ribble, Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn, Rossendale, Burnley, Pendle, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, West Lancashire, Liverpool, Knowsley, St. Helens, Halton, Warrington, Trafford, Salford, Manchester, Tameside, Stockport, Chorley, Sefton, Wirral, Wigan, Oldham, Bradford, Leeds, Wakefield, Kirklees, Cheshire East, Chester West and Chester, Flintshire, Denbighshire, Conwy, Isle of Anglesey, Gwynedd, Calderdale and Wrexham.

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: 306 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

North East England

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71631000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
Main site or place of performance:

North East (England)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot includes the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Teesport, Seaham, Hartlepool, Port of Sunderland and the Port of Tyne.

The contract area includes the following unitary authority areas — Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Stockton on Tees, Middlesbrough, South Tyneside, Gateshead, Sunderland, County Durham, Hartlepool, Redcar and Cleveland, Darlington, Scarborough, Ryedale, Hambleton, Harrogate, Richmondshire.

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: 134 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Humber

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71631000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE
Main site or place of performance:

Yorkshire and the Humber

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot includes the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Hull, Barrowhaven, Flixsborough, Grove, Keadby, Grimsby, New Holland, Goole, and Immingham.

The lot area includes the local government districts of North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, City of Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, York, Selby, Doncaster, West Lindsey, East Lindsey, North Kesteven South Kesteven, Lincoln.

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: 168 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

North and South Thames

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71631000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI6
NUTS code: UKI5
NUTS code: UKI7
Main site or place of performance:

Outer London – South, Outer London – East and North East, Outer London – West and North West

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot includes the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Tilbury, London Gateway and Thamesport.

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: 112 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Anglia

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71631000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH
Main site or place of performance:

East of England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot involves the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Felixstowe and Harwich.

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: 324 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Solent

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71631000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK21
NUTS code: UKJ32
Main site or place of performance:

Bournemouth and Poole, Southampton

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot involves plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Poole, Southampton and Shoreham. The lot area includes the following counties of:

West Sussex, Hampshire, West Berkshire, Oxfordshire (part only), Dorset (part only, Wiltshire (part only), Greater London (part only).

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: 303 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Avonmouth (Severn) and South Wales

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71631000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG11
NUTS code: UKG22
NUTS code: UKG12
NUTS code: UKK23
NUTS code: UKK13
Main site or place of performance:

Herefordshire, County of, Shropshire CC, Worcestershire, Somerset, Gloucestershire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lots includes the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Portbury, Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Barry and Avonmouth.

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: 107 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

South West England

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71631000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK
Main site or place of performance:

South West (England)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot includes the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Plymouth, Par, and Fowey.

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: 36 000.00 GBP

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

South Central England

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71631000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG24
NUTS code: UKG13
NUTS code: UKF2
NUTS code: UKE3
NUTS code: UKG3
NUTS code: UKF1
NUTS code: UKJ14
Main site or place of performance:

Staffordshire CC, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire, South Yorkshire, West Midlands, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

There are no principle ports in this contract as the lot is land locked. This area has not previously been the subject of a Forestry Commission contract for plant health inspection work and is a new geographical lot for this framework.

Anticipated work includes:

— Phytophthora ramorum processor authorisation visits and audits,

— Inspection of imports of firewood at the first point of destination under the statutory notification scheme for firewood,

— Inspections of export goods in relation to issuing export phytosanitary certificates,

— Visits to logistic premises to check compliance of imported wood packaging materia.

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: 50 000.00 GBP

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

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.1.5)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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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: 2018/S 037-080640

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

Date: 07/11/2018
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/11/2018
Local time: 13:00

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 contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

To gain full access to the tender documentation you need to log in to our e-sourcing system. This can be done by using existing Delta eSourcing registration details or by registering via www.forestry.gov.uk/selltous if you have not registered before. Registration is free.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://forestrycommission.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Technical-inspection-services./X7HZY652PJ

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://forestrycommission.delta-esourcing.com/respond/X7HZY652PJ

GO Reference: GO-2018914-PRO-13195909

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Forestry Commission
Bristol Business Park, Coldharbour Lane
Bristol
BS16 1EJ
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Bloomsbury Square
London
WC1A 2LP
United Kingdom
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:

14/09/2018

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