Procurement of Advanced Engineering Equipment

Procurement of Advanced Engineering Equipment

The College are looking to appoint a single provider who can co-ordinate the procurement of the required equipment contained within the tender documentation and also co-ordinate the installation of such equipment into the refurbished workshops at the College.

United Kingdom-Nelson: Miscellaneous general and special-purpose machinery

2015/S 099-179129

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Nelson and Colne College
Scotland Road
For the attention of: Darren Lowe
BB9 7YT Nelson
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: darren.lowe@tenetservices.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://tenetservices.multiquote.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://tenetservices.multiquote.com

Electronic access to information: https://suppliers.multiquote.com/Page/Login.aspx

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://suppliers.multiquote.com/Page/Login.aspx

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

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

Tenet Education Services Ltd
Atlantic Square
CM8 2TL Witham
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Nelson and Colne College — Advanced Engineering Equipment.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland Road, Nelson, Lancashire. BB9 7YT.

NUTS code UKD4

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 College are looking to appoint a single provider who can co-ordinate the procurement of the required equipment contained within the tender documentation and also co-ordinate the installation of such equipment into the refurbished workshops at the College. Time is of the essence for this project and the College have a window of opportunity commencing the 20.8.2015 in which access to the workshops would be available for the commencement of the installations. The appointed supplier will have the capability and capacity to liaise with potentially multiply manufacturers/reseller in order to collate the necessary equipment and then work with the College to co-ordinate the delivery and installation of the equipment into the workshops. The College accepts that some items of equipment have lead time for delivery and this will need to be highlighted in the tender response, so that the College can clearly ascertain the timeframe in which items of equipment will be received/installed. The ideal scenario will be the delivery of all equipment on the 20th August, however the College is aware this might not be possible for all of the equipment. This is a one off project for the supply and installation of equipment. Where specialist maintenance is required post installation details of such services need to be included in the tender documentation.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42900000, 43132100, 51500000, 51514000, 42990000, 71334000, 42000000, 45351000

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: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The College are looking to appoint a single provider who can co-ordinate the procurement of the required equipment contained within the tender documentation and also co-ordinate the installation of such equipment into the refurbished workshops at the College. Time is of the essence for this project and the College have a window of opportunity commencing the 20.8.2015 in which access to the workshops would be available for the commencement of the installations. The appointed supplier will have the capability and capacity to liaise with potentially multiply manufacturers/reseller in order to collate the necessary equipment and then work with the College to co-ordinate the delivery and installation of the equipment into the workshops. The College accepts that some items of equipment have lead time for delivery and this will need to be highlighted in the tender response, so that the College can clearly ascertain the timeframe in which items of equipment will be received/installed. The ideal scenario will be the delivery of all equipment on the 20th August, however the College is aware this might not be possible for all of the equipment. This is a one off project for the supply and installation of equipment. Where specialist maintenance is required post installation details of such services need to be included in the tender documentation.

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

Starting 20.8.2015. Completion 31.10.2015

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The right is reserved to require a guarantee bond to secure any risk exposure of early termination of any local authority pension scheme admitted body status agreement entered into.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Where a consortium or other grouping of suppliers submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Contracting Authority on all matters relating to the Contract. All consortium members or grouping will be required to be jointly and severally liable in respect of the obligations and liabilities relating to the Contract.

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: In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CA2934

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.6.2015 – 13:00
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 of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period (or 15 days if non electronic methods used) at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19.5.2015

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