Purchase of Hand Tools and Small Electrical Equipment Framework

Purchase of Hand Tools and Small Electrical Equipment Framework

This procurement process is for the tender and award of a new Framework Agreement for the purchase of a wide range of hand tools and small electrical equipment.

United Kingdom-Caerphilly: Hand tools

2016/S 126-224950

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)
T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road
CF83 8WT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Gary Thomas Crewe
Telephone: +44 3007900170
E-mail: NPSConstructionFM@wales.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL

Internet address(es):Main address: http://npswales.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Purchase of Hand Tools and Small Electrical Equipment Framework.

Reference number: NPS-CFM-0058-16

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This procurement process is for the tender and award of a new Framework Agreement for the purchase of a wide range of hand tools and small electrical equipment.

73 Public Sector organisations in Wales have committed to the NPS including all Local Authorities, NHS Bodies, Welsh Government and Welsh Government Sponsored Bodies, the Police and Fire Services and Higher and Further Education. The list of NPS member Organisations can be accessed via the link below:http://nps.gov.wales/about-us/customer-member-organisations?lang=en

Further organisations that may use the Framework are listed in the tender documentation.

Please Note: The authority is using eTenderWales to carry out this procurement process.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Purchase of hand tools and small electrical equipment.

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: 4 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for additional period of 12 months.

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please refer to the Tender Documents.

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.1.1)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: 20
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: 2016/S 045-073036

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

Date: 27/07/2016
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, Welsh

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: 28/07/2016
Local time: 9:00

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:

The agreement will be available for use by NPS Member Organisations, Qualifications Wales, Estyn, WCVA, ONS, BBC Cymru, S4C, all Schools and Educational Establishments, Town and Community Councils, Housing Associations and Voluntary Organisations within the City and County Boundaries of Wales. Welsh Public Sector organisations that are not named above, but sign up to the NPS during the term of the agreement will be allowed to use the Agreement as NPS members. Further details of organisations that can utilise this framework can be found in the contract documentation.

The Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation can be accessed via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a username and will receive a password;

— The Password will be sent by e-mail to the e-mail address that was specified in the User Details section;

— In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password;

— Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation;

— If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again;

— Contact the help-desk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User.

How to Find the ITT:

— Once logged in you must click on ‘ITTs Open to all Suppliers’;

— The etender reference for this framework are:

Project: 33794.

The following ITT must be completed by all Tenderers wishing to bid for each subject area: itt_55418.

— NPS Purchase of Hand Tools and Small Electrical Equipment;

— Click on the title to access summary details of the ITT. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page;

— You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.

If you have any queries regarding the requirements please message using the e-tenderwales message portal.

If you are seeking help on using the etenderwales system please email the bravo solutions help desk: athelp@bravosolution.co.uk or +44 8003684852.

If you require the documentation in an alternative format, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly, who will be able to provide a more suitable format. For example, Braille, Large Print, Word Document or Audio format.

The Welsh Ministers (NPS) will not be liable for any bidder costs arising from this tender or any non-award of this framework.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at:http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=41639

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Community Benefits will be a non-Core requirement and will not form part of the evaluation criteria. However, submission of a non-Core Community Benefits proposal will be a condition of a compliant bid.

(WA Ref:47428).

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at:http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=47428

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)
T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road
CF83 8WT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3007900170
E-mail: NPSConstructionFM@wales.gsi.gov.ukInternet address:http://npswales.gov.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:



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