Printed Stationery Tender

Printed Stationery Tender

he following NHS Trusts are looking to collaborate on a procurement exercise to establish a preferred supplier for its outsourced printing requirements.

UK-South Shields: printed matter and related products

2012/S 96-160167

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
South Tyneside District Hospital, Harton Lane, Tyne and Wear
Contact point(s): Andrea cameron
For the attention of: Andrea Cameron
NE34 0PL South Shields
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: andrea.cameron@stft.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sthct.nhs.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
South Tyneside District Hospital, Harton Lane, Tyne and Wear
NE34 0PL South Shields
UNITED KINGDOM

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
TBA
UNITED KINGDOM

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust
TBA
UNITED KINGDOM

NHS Durham & Darlington
TBA
UNITED KINGDOM

Sunderland City Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
TBA
UNITED KINGDOM

Gateshead Primary Care Trust
TBA
UNITED KINGDOM

Sunderland Primary Care Trust
TBA
UNITED KINGDOM

South of Tyne Primary Care Trust
TBA
UNITED KINGDOM

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
TBA
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
CON130/RE9 – printed stationery.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North East England.
NUTS code UKC
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The following NHS Trusts are looking to collaborate on a procurement exercise to establish a preferred supplier for its outsourced printing requirements including (but no limited to) business stationery, business cards, leaflets, booklets, posters, brochures, NCR sets, forms and reports.
— South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust,
— County Durham Procurement Consortium (Incorporating the following Trusts – County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust,Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust, NHS Durham & Darlington),
— Sunderland City Hospitals Procurement (Incorporating the following Trusts Sunderland City Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Gateshead Primary Care Trust, Sunderland Primary Care Trust, South of Tyne Primary Care Trust),
— Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.
Suppliers should be able to offer the service in the following distinct areas,
— Supplier managed stock,
— Ad hoc printing requirements.
Litho and Digital Printing should be available to ensure the most cost effective printing at the required quantities.
Further details will be provided in the pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, the invitation to tender.
Interested parties should e-mail their expression of interest to andrea.cameron@stft.nhs.uk by no later than 27.6.2012. A pre-qualification questionnaire will then be sent to those who express interest.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000, 22100000, 30199700

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Under current arrangements, collectively the participating Trusts spend circa 1 000 000 GBP per annum on printed materials. The advertised opportunity will be for an initial period of 24 months with the option to extend by up to a further 24 months. Further details will be provided in the pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, the invitation to tender.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000,00 and 5 000 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Printed materials and associated services (excluding case note folders)

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000, 22100000, 30199700

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Case note folders
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000, 22100000, 30199700

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds, insurance cover and/or other forms of security cover it deems necessary.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Further details will be provided to those who express interest in this opportunity and/or are invited to tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Groupings of bidders may be required to form a separate limited company and/or that one takes full responsibility and/or that each takes joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, the invitation to tender.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, the invitation to tender.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, the invitation to tender.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the PQQ.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: The Trust reserve the right to use an eAuction. If this option is to be taken details will be provided in the invitation to tender document.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
CON130/RE9
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
27.6.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
The Contracting Authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender and reserves the right to cancel this award procedure at any time.
The Contract Award Criteria will be provided in the invitation to tender document.
The Contracting Authority shall not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing interest in, or tendering for this opportunity.
The successful tenderer will be required to give an undertaking that it will comply with all UK and EC legislation, standard and applicable guidance.
All dates detailed in this Contract Notice are approximate and are subject to change. Use of variants and lots are at the Contracting Authority’s absolute discretion and whether these options will be pursued will be detailed by the Contracting Authority in due course.
Interested parties should email their expression of interest to andrea.cameron@stft.nhs.uk by no later than 27.6.2012. A pre-qualification questionnaire will then be sent to those who express interest.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.5.2012

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