Supply and Delivery of Fruit and Vegetables

Supply and Delivery of Fruit and Vegetables

The Council is seeking tenders for the appointment to a single provider framework for the supply and delivery of fruit and vegetables, milk and dairy and bread products, including ware potatoes.

UK-Dorchester: Food, beverages, tobacco and related products

2013/S 004-004289

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Dorset County Council
Dorset Procurement, County Hall
For the attention of: Jackie Garland
DT1 1XJ Dorchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1305221250
E-mail: j.a.garland@dorsetcc.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1305228567

Further information can be obtained from: supplythesouthwest.org.uk
All documentation relating to this process is hosted on the following Procurement Portal. http://supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk New users will be required to register into the system and clear instructions are given and contact point is available within the portal. By registering against CPV categories quoted on this opportunity you will be able to see this and other opportunties against those CPV codes. Users are also able to view all opportunities. Internet address: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
UNITED KINGDOM

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
All documentation relating to this process is hosted on the following Procurement Portal. http://supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk New users will be required to register into the system and clear instructions are given and contact point is available within the portal. By registering against CPV categories quoted on this opportunity you will be able to see this and other opportunties against those CPV codes. Users are also able to view all opportunities. Internet address: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
UNITED KINGDOM

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
All documentation relating to this process is hosted on the following Procurement Portal. http://supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk New users will be required to register into the system and clear instructions are given and contact point is available within the portal. By registering against CPV categories quoted on this opportunity you will be able to see this and other opportunties against those CPV codes. Users are also able to view all opportunities. Internet address: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Supply and Delivery of Fruit and Vegetables, Milk and Dairy and Bread Products.
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: Various establishments through out the County of Dorset, including the town of Poole.
NUTS code UKK22
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 932 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Council is seeking tenders for the appointment to a single provider framework for the supply and delivery of fruit and vegetables, milk and dairy and bread products, including ware potatoes. Supply and delivery will be to various Dorset County Council establishments throughout the county of Dorset.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000, 15300000, 15310000, 15500000, 15510000, 15550000, 15551000, 15800000, 15810000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
Dorset County Council is seeking tenders for appointment to a single provider framework for the supply and delivery of Fruit and Vegetables, Milk and Dairy and Bread products, including ware potatoes. The supply & delivery will be to various Dorset County Council establishments throughout the county of Dorset. the Framework shall be for an initial period of 2 years commencing 13.5.2013 and ending on 12.05.15, with provision to extend for a further 1 year + 1 year subject to satisfactory performance, making a total 4 year period.
Whilst principally for use by Dorset County Council, the Framework will also be open for use by other public sector organisiations. Other public organisiations who will be accessing this contract from the outset are Poole Borough Council and North Dorset district Council. In addition, the Council will grant access to the framework by way of Affiliate Agreement. The main users of this ramework will be Adult & community establishemnts , some Children’s services establishments and other establishments within the Authority, including Academies. Estimated value: the estimated value of the framework is 932 000GBP based on 2 years + 1 year + 1 year. This figure is givien as guidance only and the Council cannot guarantee that this value of business will be generated during the period of the framework.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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
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
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Price. Weighting 45

2. 2.2.Quality – Company Questionnaire. Weighting 5

3. 3.3.Quality – Service Delivery. Weighting 20

4. 4.4.Quality – Contract Management. Weighting 20

5. 5.5. Site Visit. Weighting 10

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:
SWCE 93KKEV
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 26.2.2013 – 14:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
26.2.2013 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
10.1.2013
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
Dorset County Council had previously gone out to tender, 2012/S 206 -338959. This tender has now closed as we did not receive any favourable bids.
Dorset County Council are now going back out to tender January 2013 for the the supply and delivery of Fruit and vegetables, Milk and dairy and Bread Products.
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:3.1.2013

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