Supply and Delivery of Library Books – Scotland Excel Framework

Supply and Delivery of Library Books – Scotland Excel Framework

Supply and Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multimedia Supplies.

United Kingdom-Paisley: Printed books

2017/S 213-442185

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Scotland Excel
Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
Paisley
PA1 1AR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3003001200
E-mail: education.corporate@scotland-excel.org.uk
Fax: +44 1416187423
NUTS code: UKM83

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: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.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

II.1.1)Title:

Supply and Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multimedia Supplies.

Reference number: 06-17

II.1.2)Main CPV code

22110000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

A renewal framework for the Supply and Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under the framework will include but not be limited to, fiction books, non-fiction books, foreign language/reference books, DVD’s and audio, large print books and educational textbooks, for provision into Public Library and School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 56 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Adult Fiction and Adult Non-Fiction Books

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22113000
92511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply and Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Adult fiction books and Adult non-fiction books for provision into Public Library establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Children’s Fiction and Children’s Non-Fiction Books

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22113000
92511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply and Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Children’s fiction books and Children’s non-fiction books for provision into Public Library establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Reference and Foreign Language Books

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22113000
92511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply and Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Reference books and Foreign Language books for provision into Public Library establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

DVDs

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30234400
92511000
22113000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply and Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Digital Versatile Disks (DVDs) for provision into Public Library establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Audio Books

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22113000
92511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply and Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Audio Books for provision into Public Library establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Large Print Books

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22113000
92511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply and Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Large Print books for provision into Public Library establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

General Books

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22113000
92511000
22112000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply and Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, General books for provision into Public Library establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Bright Red Publishing

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply and Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Bright Red Publishing material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Capstone Global Library

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply & Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Capstone Global Library material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Harper Collins

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply & Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Harper Collins material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Hodder Gibson

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply & Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Hodder Gibson material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Jolly Learning

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply & Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Jolly Learning material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

McGraw Hill

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply & Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, McGraw Hill material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Nelson Thornes

Lot No: 14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply & Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Nelson Thornes material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Oxford University Press

Lot No: 15

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply & Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Oxford University Press material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Pearson Education

Lot No: 16

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply & Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Pearson Education material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Prim-Ed Publishing

Lot No: 17

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply & Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Prim-Ed Publishing material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Rising Stars UK

Lot No: 18

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply & Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, Rising Stars UK material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

TeeJay Publishers

Lot No: 19

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22112000
79970000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographic boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A renewal framework for the Supply & Delivery of Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies.

The scope of products covered under this lot will include but not be limited to, TeeJay Publishers material for provision into School establishments throughout Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 85

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will run for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to two 1 year periods.

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

Economic Operators may be excluded from the competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further 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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

In accordance with Regulation 59(12), as this proposed Framework Agreement is divided into Lots, the Economic and Financial Standing selection criteria apply separately in relation to each Lot.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Insurance Requirements:

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, all types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance — maintain a minimum indemnity limit of GBP 10 million in respect of each claim and without limit to the number of claims.

Public/Product Liability Insurance — maintain a minimum indemnity limit of GBP 5 million in respect of each claim (for Public Liability) and without limit to the number of claims (in the aggregate for Products Liability).

Motor Vehicle Insurance — statutory Third Party motor vehicle insurance to a minimum indemnity limit of GBP 5 million in respect of each claim and without limit to the number of claims for property damage, and unlimited for Third Party injury.

Other Economic and Financial Requirements:

For bidders who will sub contract parts of the business, the bidder should provide a letter signed by a person of appropriate authority confirming that the bidder has ongoing arrangements in place to ensure that sub-contractors’ vehicles are appropriately insured and maintained.

A search of the bidder against Equifax’s Protect must not return a ‘Warning’ or ‘Caution’ returnable code or any neutral code, unless the bidder confirms that it can provide any other document which Scotland Excel considers appropriate to prove to Scotland Excel (acting within its permitted discretion under the applicable public procurement rules)that the bidder does / would not represent an unmanageable risk should it be appointed onto the proposed Framework Agreement.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

1. Relevant Examples of Previous Services of Supplies

2. Subcontracting

3. Quality Management Procedures

4. Environmental Management Systems or Standards

5. Health and Safety Procedures

In accordance with Regulation 59(12), as this proposed Framework Agreement is divided into Lots, these Technical and Professional Ability selection criteria apply separately to each individual Lot.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Further to the description of the selection criteria outlined above, guidance and the minimum level of standards required are outlined in the ‘Library Books, Educational Textbooks & Multimedia Supplies 06-17 — III.1.3 Technical & Professional Ability’ document, which can be found in the ‘Information & Instructions’ folder of the ‘Buyer Attachments’ area within ITT 20343 and PCS-T project 9115 for this procurement.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

For full details of the conditions relevant to the proposed Framework Agreement and contracts to be called-off thereunder (to the extent known or settled at this stage), please see the Procurement Documents (details of how to access these are outlined in ‘Section I:3 Communication’ of this Contract Notice.

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: 30
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: 2017/S 097-191085

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

Date: 05/12/2017
Local time: 12:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 04/05/2018

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/12/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Scotland Excel, Renfrewshire House, Cotton street, Paisley, PA1 1AR, via PCS-Tender.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Scotland Excel Officers and Members.

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:

Scotland Excel is a central purchasing body and is procuring this framework on behalf of the following contracting authorities (and successor bodies):

— The 32 local authorities in Scotland http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk/home/Aboutus/Ourmembers/Local-authorities.aspx;

— Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC Ltd) and their member organisations across the higher and further education sector in Scotland and their associated and affiliated bodies;

— NHS Scotland entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (i.e. all NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority or other NHS Organisation established pursuant to the NHS (Scotland) Act 1978),

— Scotland Excel associate members http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk/home/Aboutus/Ourmembers/Associate-members.aspx;

— any Integration Authority, or other body, established pursuant to the Public Bodies (Joint Working)(Scotland) Act 2014

The above is subject to each contracting authority entering into and maintaining a relevant membership agreement with Scotland Excel.

Tenderers are advised that the envisaged maximum number of participants that might be appointed is purely indicative. Scotland Excel reserves the right to appoint more or less bidders to the proposed Framework Agreement.

Tenderers are advised that whether electronic ordering, invoicing and payment will be used or accepted is at the discretion of each Local

Authority Member or Associate Member.

Subcontractors on whose capacity the Tenderer does not rely: Scotland Excel will request the following information in the European Single

Procurement Document (Scotland):

— whether the Tenderer intends to subcontract any share of the contract to a third party;

— list of the proposed subcontracts as far as it is known at that stage; and

— what proportion/percentage of the contract does the Tenderer intend to subcontract.

Please note that these subcontractors on whose capacity the bidder does not rely will be subject to the rules regarding Exclusion as set out immediately above.

In line with Clause 72 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015, Contract and framework agreements may be modified without a new procurement procedure in accordance with this Part in some cases. For more information see ‘Library Books, Educational Textbooks and Multi Media Supplies 06-17 — Regulation 72’ document.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 9115. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

As part of the bidder’s response within the Technical criteria, bidders will be requested to provide an outline of the community benefits they can offer for this framework. Bidders are asked to provide a response setting out the methodology for working with contracting authorities to support the delivery of National Outcomes, through community benefits commitments. The response must be specific to the involvement under this framework if successful and should include:

— How the bidder will work with contracting authorities to offer community benefits to support National Outcomes (as detailed in the

Technical envelope)

— Examples of the community benefits the bidder could deliver to contracting authorities linked to the National Outcomes

For more information on the National Outcomes see: http://www.gov.scot/About/Performance/scotPerforms/outcome

If successful on the framework, suppliers will be required to report the details of all delivered community benefits to Scotland Excel

bi-annually.

(SC Ref:514914).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scotland Excel
Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
Paisley
PA1 1AR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3003001200
Fax: +44 1416187423Internet address:http://www.scotland-excel.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:

06/11/2017

 

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