Public Sector Office Supplies and Equipment Framework

Public Sector Office Supplies and Equipment Framework

A full range of nationally recognised manufacturer brands as well as non-branded products that are suitable for an office environment, educational establishment, the NHS, charities and other public sector bodies.

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Office supplies

2017/S 177-361981

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Kent County Council t/a KCS
County Hall
Maidstone
ME14 1XQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Ian Day
Telephone: +44 1622236697
E-mail: psg@commercialservices.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.procurementservicesgroup.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.procurementservicesgroup.org.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Office Supplies & Equipment.

Reference number: Y17044

II.1.2)Main CPV code

30192000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Framework Agreement for the direct delivery of Office Supplies and Equipment to public sector organisations

A full range of nationally recognised manufacturer brands as well as non-branded products that are suitable for an office environment, educational establishment, the NHS, charities and other public sector bodies.

The Supplier will be required to provide delivery services throughout the whole of the UK including Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales (including Jersey, Guernsey, the Scilly island and Scottish Islands).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Framework Agreement for the direct delivery of Office Supplies and Equipment to public sector organisations

A full range of nationally recognised manufacturer brands as well as non-branded products that are suitable for an office environment, educational establishment, the NHS, charities and other public sector bodies.

The Supplier will be required to provide delivery services throughout the whole of the UK including Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales (including Jersey, Guernsey, the Scilly island and Scottish Islands).

The Supplier will be required to produce an online catalogue. The catalogue should include as a minimum each of the individual items as specified as well as any other item that is required by the Contracting Authority and/or Customer.

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

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

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

This opportunity and all associated documents will be available via the Kent Business Portal (www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk) under ‘organisation — Commercial Services’. Tenderers must express interested and submit all final tenders through the portal — NO OTHER route of participation/submission will be accepted.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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

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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 6
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: 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: 16/10/2017
Local time: 14:00
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/10/2017
Local time: 16:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:

Member Authorities or buying organisations that will be using the Agreement from the outset are:

Hampshire County Council, Kent County Council (via KCS Professional Services), Suffolk County Council

Other public bodies will have access to this Agreement but may only do so with the Agreement of the Contracting Authority. Those organisations who may wish to access this Agreement will be members, affiliates and associates of the CBC Group, Local government authorities, the Police Service, the Fire Service, the NHS & NHS Trusts, third sector organisations, academic centres (including Academies), publicly funded organisations and publicly owned private companies, operating within the geographic boundaries of the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Northern Ireland. Full details of the classification of potential Contracting Bodies and Customer’s geographical areas and organisation classifications are detailed as follows:

Regions in England: Main Regions:- East Midlands; West Midlands; East of England; South East; South West; North West; North East; Yorkshire & Humber; London or to individual administering Councils. See link:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

Northern Ireland: Administered across 26 Districts of Northern Ireland. See link:

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/local-councils-in-northern-ireland

Scotland: Administered across 32 Council areas. See link:

http://www.cosla.gov.uk/scottish-local-government

Wales: Administered across 22 Council areas. See link:

http://wales.gov.uk/topics/localgovernment/?skip=1&lang=en

Classification of Customer Organisations

Local Authority Councils: County, Unitary, District, Borough, and Metropolitan Councils. (Parish and Community Councils are also permissible users). See link:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

Educational Establishments: Nursery School, Primary School, Middle or High School, Secondary School, Academy, Special School, Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), Further Education College, University. See links:

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/index.php

http://www.ukschoolsdirectory.net/searchresult.php

www.education.gov.uk/edubase

www.hefce.ac.uk

http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/aboutus/members/Pages/default.aspx

Police, Fire & Rescue & Maritime & Coastguard Agency Emergency Services:See links:

http://www.police.uk/forces.htm

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/

http://www.nifrs.org/

http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/mcga07-home.htm

NHS Bodies, the HSC (Northern Ireland) and Ambulance Services:

See links:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=trusts

http://www.nhs24.com/findlocal/

http://www.scottishambulance.com/AboutUs/HowWeOrganised.aspx

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure

Central Government Departments & their Agencies:

See link:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

Registered Charities:See links:

http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/About_us/Regulation/Registering_charities_index.aspx

http://www.oscr.org.uk/

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/index/contacts/contacts-az.htm/housing-associations-contact

Registered Social Landlords: Government-funded, not-for-profit organisations that provide affordable housing, including housing associations, trusts and cooperatives. See link:

http://www.idea.gov.uk/idk/core/page.do?pageId=7175736

http://www.nhfdirectory.co.uk

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

Northern Ireland: Administered across 26 Districts of Northern Ireland. See link:

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/local-councils-in-northern-ireland

Scotland: Administered across 32 Council areas. See link:

http://www.cosla.gov.uk/scottish-local-government

Wales: Administered across 22 Council areas. See link:

http://wales.gov.uk/topics/localgovernment/?skip=1&lang=en

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Commercial Services Kent Ltd
1 Abbey Wood Road, Kings Hill
West Malling
ME19 4YT
United Kingdom
E-mail: psg@commercialservices.org.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:

13/09/2017

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