Supply and Distribution of Packaged Food and Beverages Across Wales

Supply and Distribution of Packaged Food and Beverages Across Wales

The National Procurement Service is tendering to procure a Framework Agreement for the Supply and Distribution of Packaged Foods and Beverages. 

United Kingdom-Caerphilly: Food, beverages, tobacco and related products

2017/S 155-321512

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Welsh Ministers — National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)
T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road
Caerphilly
CF83 8WT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jessica Bearman
E-mail: NPSFood@gov.wales
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

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

NPS Framework Agreement for the Supply and Distribution of Packaged Food and Beverages.

Reference number: NPS-Food-0069-16

II.1.2)Main CPV code

15000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The NPS is tendering to procure a Framework Agreement for the Supply and Distribution of Packaged Foods and Beverages. The purpose of this procurement is to identify bidders which represent, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this notice and accompanying Invitation to Tender.

The NPS intends to award a number of places on the framework lots to a pre determined maximum number of successful bidders as defined within each lot description. The Framework Agreement is scheduled to commence in November 2017, let for an initial period of 2 years, with an option to extend for a further 2 years (on a year on year basis).

The Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation can be accessed via https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk. Site registration is free of charge.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 53 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

II.2.1)Title:

Frozen Products

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution of Frozen Products. There are 32 geographical zones within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

GBP 28800000.00 exc vat

Zones =

Zone 1 Blaenau Gwent

Zone 2 Bridgend

Zone 3 Caerphilly

Zone 4 Cardiff

Zone 5 Carmarthenshire

Zone 6 Ceredigion

Zone 7 Conwy

Zone 8 Denbighshire

Zone 9 Flintshire

Zone 10 Gwynedd

Zone 11 Isle Of Anglesey

Zone 12 Merthyr Tydfil

Zone 13 Monmouthshire

Zone 14 Neath Port Talbot

Zone 15 Newport

Zone 16 Pembrokeshire

Zone 17 Powys– North

Zone 18 Powys — South

Zone 19 Rhondda Cynon Taf

Zone 20 City and County of Swansea

Zone 21 Torfaen

Zone 22 Vale of Glamorgan

Zone 23 Wrexham

Zone 24 Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Zone 25 Aneurin Bevan Health Board

Zone 26 Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Zone 27 Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Zone 28 Cwm Taf Health Board

Zone 29 Hywel Dda Health Board

Zone 30 Powys Teaching Health Board

Zone 31 Velindre NHS Trust

Zone 32 All Wales

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Geographical Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot to a maximum of 5 Framework Providers per geographical zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 28 800 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Ambient Milk and Cream Products

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Ambient Milk and Cream Products. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

290000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 290 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Biscuits

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15821200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Biscuits. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

220000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 220 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Breakfast Cereals

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15613310

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Breakfast Cereals. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following indicative overall expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

70000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary Framework Provider and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 70 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Breakfast Oats

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

03211600
15613100
15613380

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Breakfast Oats. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following indicative overall expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

40000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Breakfast Wheat Biscuits

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15613310

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Breakfast Wheat Biscuits. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

160000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 160 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Cooking Oil

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15411200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Cooking Oil. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following indicative overall expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

80000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 80 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Cake Mix

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15612410

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Cake Mix. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following indicative overall expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

40000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Desserts, Dessert Mixes & Custards

Lot No: 14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15833100
15893200
15626000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Desserts, Dessert Mixes & Custards. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

40000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Flour

Lot No: 15

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15612130
15612190

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Flour. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following indicative overall expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

24000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 24 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Jams and Preserves

Lot No: 16

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15332200
15332290

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Jams and Preserves. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

50000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Stock, Bouillon and Gravy Mix

Lot No: 17

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15893300
15891600

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Stock, Bouillon and Gravy Mix. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

46000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 46 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Sugar

Lot No: 18

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15830000
15831000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Sugar. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following indicative overall expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

80000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 80 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Fruit Juices including fruit juice cuplets

Lot No: 22

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15321000
15320000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Fruit Juices including fruit juice cuplets. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

240000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 240 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Drinking Squash

Lot No: 23

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15982100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Drinking Squash. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following indicative overall expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

60000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 60 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Soft Beverages, Bottled Water, Confectionery

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15000000
15980000
15842300
15981100
15981200
15981400
15842000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution of Soft Beverages, Bottled Water, Confectionery, Crisps and Snacks. There are 32 geographical zones within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

GBP 8300000.00 exc vat

Zones =

Zone 1 Blaenau Gwent

Zone 2 Bridgend

Zone 3 Caerphilly

Zone 4 Cardiff

Zone 5 Carmarthenshire

Zone 6 Ceredigion

Zone 7 Conwy

Zone 8 Denbighshire

Zone 9 Flintshire

Zone 10 Gwynedd

Zone 11 Isle Of Anglesey

Zone 12 Merthyr Tydfil

Zone 13 Monmouthshire

Zone 14 Neath Port Talbot

Zone 15 Newport

Zone 16 Pembrokeshire

Zone 17 Powys– North

Zone 18 Powys — South

Zone 19 Rhondda Cynon Taf

Zone 20 City and County of Swansea

Zone 21 Torfaen

Zone 22 Vale of Glamorgan

Zone 23 Wrexham

Zone 24 Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Zone 25 Aneurin Bevan Health Board

Zone 26 Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Zone 27 Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Zone 28 Cwm Taf Health Board

Zone 29 Hywel Dda Health Board

Zone 30 Powys Teaching Health Board

Zone 31 Velindre NHS Trust

Zone 32 All Wales

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Geographical Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot to a maximum of 5 Framework Providers per geographical zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 8 300 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Other Cereals, Pasta and Rice

Lot No: 21

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15851100
03211300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Other Cereals, Pasta and Rice. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

120000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 120 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Hot Beverages

Lot No: 20

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15860000
15842210

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Hot Beverages. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following indicative overall expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

1400000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Ambient Groceries — Various

Lot No: 19

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15000000
15870000
15871000
15871200
14420000
03212000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Ambient Groceries — Various. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

400000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NHS Stores — Canned Foods

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15000000
15240000
15331423
15241100
15241400
15331400
15331460
15331462
15331410

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution to NHS Stores — of Canned Foods. There is 1 Zone (which includes 3 delivery locations) within this lot with the following indicative overall expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

800000.00 GBP exc vat

Zone 33 NHS Stores:-

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Ambient Groceries

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15000000
15851100
15871000
15871200
15871260
15312100
15612110
15612190
15612130
15612100
03211300
15831000
15831500
15833000
15613310
15332200
15893200
15833100
15891600
15893300
15860000
15511210
15821200
15411200
15320000
15982100
15240000
15241100
15241400
15331400
15331423
15331460
15331462
15870000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution of Ambient Groceries (to include store lines within product list). There are 32 geographical zones within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the term of the agreement (2 years):-

GBP 15900000.00 exc vat

Zones =

Zone 1 Blaenau Gwent

Zone 2 Bridgend

Zone 3 Caerphilly

Zone 4 Cardiff

Zone 5 Carmarthenshire

Zone 6 Ceredigion

Zone 7 Conwy

Zone 8 Denbighshire

Zone 9 Flintshire

Zone 10 Gwynedd

Zone 11 Isle Of Anglesey

Zone 12 Merthyr Tydfil

Zone 13 Monmouthshire

Zone 14 Neath Port Talbot

Zone 15 Newport

Zone 16 Pembrokeshire

Zone 17 Powys– North

Zone 18 Powys — South

Zone 19 Rhondda Cynon Taf

Zone 20 City and County of Swansea

Zone 21 Torfaen

Zone 22 Vale of Glamorgan

Zone 23 Wrexham

Zone 24 Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Zone 25 Aneurin Bevan Health Board

Zone 26 Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Zone 27 Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Zone 28 Cwm Taf Health Board

Zone 29 Hywel Dda Health Board

Zone 30 Powys Teaching Health Board

Zone 31 Velindre NHS Trust

Zone 32 All Wales

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Geographical Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot to a maximum of 5 Framework Providers per geographical zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 15 900 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

All Packaged Food and Beverages

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15000000
15221000
15555100
15833100
15131640
15331100
15311100
15851100
15871260
15871000
15871200
15331428
15331410
15312100
15612100
15612110
15612130
15612190
03211300
15830000
15831500
15833000
15613310
15332200
15893200
15891600
15893300
15860000
15511210
15821200
15411200
15321000
15320000
15982100
15229000
15311000
15311200
15896000
15812121
15812122
15240000
15241100
15241400
15331400
15331423
15331460
15331462
15870000
15871270
15850000
15851200
15851290
15131500
15842210
14420000
15626000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution of all Packaged food and beverages. There are 32 geographical zones within this lot with the overall following indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the agreement (2 years):-

GBP 53000000.00 exc vat

Zones =

Zone 1 Blaenau Gwent

Zone 2 Bridgend

Zone 3 Caerphilly

Zone 4 Cardiff

Zone 5 Carmarthenshire

Zone 6 Ceredigion

Zone 7 Conwy

Zone 8 Denbighshire

Zone 9 Flintshire

Zone 10 Gwynedd

Zone 11 Isle Of Anglesey

Zone 12 Merthyr Tydfil

Zone 13 Monmouthshire

Zone 14 Neath Port Talbot

Zone 15 Newport

Zone 16 Pembrokeshire

Zone 17 Powys– North

Zone 18 Powys — South

Zone 19 Rhondda Cynon Taf

Zone 20 City and County of Swansea

Zone 21 Torfaen

Zone 22 Vale of Glamorgan

Zone 23 Wrexham

Zone 24 Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Zone 25 Aneurin Bevan Health Board

Zone 26 Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Zone 27 Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Zone 28 Cwm Taf Health Board

Zone 29 Hywel Dda Health Board

Zone 30 Powys Teaching Health Board

Zone 31 Velindre NHS Trust

Zone 32 All Wales

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Geographical Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary Framework Provider and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical /Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 53 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Ambient and Frozen Products

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15000000
15221000
15555100
15833100
15131640
15331100
15311100
15851100
15871260
15331428
15331410
15871200
15312100
15612100
03211300
15830000
15831500
15833000
15613310
15332200
15893200
15891600
15893300
15860000
15511210
15821200
15411200
15321000
15320000
15982100
15311000
15331170
15896000
15812121
15812122
15240000
15241100
15241400
15331400
15331460
15331462
15870000
15871000
15871270
15850000
15851200
15851290
15891610
15131500
15842210
14420000
15626000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Defined Geographical zones that provide all Wales coverage (see 11.2.4 for details of geographical zoning).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework lot is for the supply and distribution of Ambient and Frozen Products. There are 32 geographical zones within this lot with the following overall indicative expenditure values for the initial term of the framework agreement (2 years) :-

GBP 44700000.00 exc vat

Zones =

Zone 1 Blaenau Gwent

Zone 2 Bridgend

Zone 3 Caerphilly

Zone 4 Cardiff

Zone 5 Carmarthenshire

Zone 6 Ceredigion

Zone 7 Conwy

Zone 8 Denbighshire

Zone 9 Flintshire

Zone 10 Gwynedd

Zone 11 Isle of Anglesey

Zone 12 Merthyr Tydfil

Zone 13 Monmouthshire

Zone 14 Neath Port Talbot

Zone 15 Newport

Zone 16 Pembrokeshire

Zone 17 Powys– North

Zone 18 Powys — South

Zone 19 Rhondda Cynon Taf

Zone 20 City and County of Swansea

Zone 21 Torfaen

Zone 22 Vale of Glamorgan

Zone 23 Wrexham

Zone 24 Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Zone 25 Aneurin Bevan Health Board

Zone 26 Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Zone 27 Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Zone 28 Cwm Taf Health Board

Zone 29 Hywel Dda Health Board

Zone 30 Powys Teaching Health Board

Zone 31 Velindre NHS Trust

Zone 32 All Wales

The aforementioned Lots and their associated Geographical Zones are not restricted to specific Customer Organisations i.e. Customer Organisations can commission through any of the lots and the associated geographical zones.

The purpose of this procurement is to identify Bidders which represents, from the point of view of the NPS and representatives from its Customer Organisations, the most economically advantageous solution for the supply and distribution of specified delivered products as specified within this ITT.

The NPS intends to award this lot on the basis of one primary Framework Provider and two contingent Framework Providers per zone.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical /Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 44 700 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of the Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of an initial period of two (2) years with an option for the NPS to extend the Framework Agreement up to a further one (1) + one (1) years.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

NPS will only accept certification to the following standards:·

BRC Global Standard for Food Safety (Issue 7) ·

BRC Global Standard for Storage & Distribution (Issue 3) ·

BRC Global Standards for Agents & Brokers (Issue 1) ·

STS Code of Practice & Technical Standard for Suppliers to the Public Sector ·

STS Code of Practice for Manufacture, Distribution & Supply of Food Ingredients by Small or Regional Suppliers (small and micro suppliers only) ·

SALSA (Issue 4) (small and micro suppliers only).

NO OTHER AUDIT CERTIFICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.

IF YOU DO NOT HOLD CERTIFICATION LISTED ABOVE PRIOR TO THE TENDER SUBMISSION DEADLINE THIS WILL RESULT IN YOUR BID NOT BEING SUBJECTED TO FURTHER EVALUATION, AS THIS IS A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT AND THEREFORE THIS WOULD CONSTITUTE A NON-COMPLIANT BID.

If Bidders hold BRC or SALSA certification, this must have also been approved by STS prior to tender submission.

IMPORTANT NOTE: BIDDERS WILL NEED TO GAIN STS APPROVAL PRIOR TO THE TENDER SUBMISSION DEADLINE.

STS APPROVAL IS A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT AND THEREFORE IF THIS IS NOT HELD AT THE POINT OF TENDER SUBMISSION THIS WOULD CONSTITUTE A NON-COMPLIANT BID.

Failure to gain STS approval prior to the tender submission deadline will result in the bid not being subjected to further evaluation.

For further guidance please see STS link below: http://www.sts-solutions.co.uk¬/ Prior to award stage if you are successful NPS will request a copy of the certification/approval by STS.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

As set out in the procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As set out in the procurement documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

As set out in the procurement documents.

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

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Details of the conditions are set out in the procurement documents. These may include conditions relating to social, environmental and/or employment-related considerations.

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
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 214-389415

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

Date: 14/09/2017
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, Welsh

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/09/2017
Local time: 15:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

The term of the Framework Agreement is for an initial period of two years with the ability to extend for up to a further two years (year on year extension).

Therefore this Framework Agreement will be re procured on this basis.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The Framework will be open for use by the following bodies:

— Welsh Ministers, their agencies, sponsored and statutory bodies and other contracting authorities funded by them.

— The Welsh Assembly Commission

— Any company, limited liability partnership or other corporate entity wholly or partly owned by or controlled (directly or indirectly) by Welsh Government

— UK Government, their agencies, companies and limited liability partnerships or other entities, wholly or partly owned by or controlled by departments of the UK Govt and which operate in Wales. Non-ministerial governmental departments which operate devolved offices in Wales

— Local Authorities in Wales their agencies, companies and limited liability partnerships or other corporate entities wholly or partly owned by or controlled by and any county and county borough, city, community or other council or local authority in Wales

— Caerphilly County Borough Council nor Gwynedd Council will be using this framework. However both councils reserve the right to use the framework in the future.

— Contracting authorities established for the provision of culture, media and sport in Wales

— NHS Health Boards in Wales, NHS Trusts in Wales, Special Health Authorities in Wales, Community Health Councils in Wales, the NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership and Board of Community Health Councils and any other contracting authorities operating within or on behalf of the NHS in Wales

— Higher and further education bodies in Wales

— Police and crime commissioners and police forces in England and Wales; national park, and fire and rescue authorities in Wales

— Wales Council for Voluntary Action and associated bodies

— RSLs in Wales.

— Schools, sixth-form colleges, foundation schools and academies in Wales

— One Voice Wales (Town & Community Councils)in Wales

— The above shall include subsidiaries of the contracting authority at any level.

In the event of merger, abolition or change of any of the contracting authorities listed or referred to above, the successors to those authorities or to their functions will also be able to enter into contracts under this agreement.

The Welsh Ministers (NPS) will not be liable for any bidder costs arising from the non award of this agreement.

The National Procurement Service (NPS) will be holding the following Bidder Information Events:-

22/08/2017 at Waterton Centre, Waterton Industrial Estate, Bridgend, CF31 3WT

23/08/2017 at Welsh Government, Sarn Mynach, Llandudno Junction, Conwy. LL31 9RZ

To register you interest please either email NPSFood@gov.wales or respond through the etenderwales portal by 18/08/2017 17.00hrs.

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=69409

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 in a procurement context is about ensuring that wider social and economic issues are considered when tendering contracts, to maximise the investment as widely as possible. The Client is committed to delivering community benefits in public sector procurement throughout Wales through its sourcing activity.

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

Non-Core Community Benefits proposals should be planned on a cost-neutral basis.

The successful Framework Providers will be required to develop and implement the Community Benefits proposals throughout the life of the Framework.

(WA Ref:69409)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

see VI.4.3 below
see VI.4.3 below
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3007900170Internet address:http://npswales.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to Bidders. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 no 102) (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be started within 30 days beginning with the date when the aggrieved party first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen. The Court may extend the time limit for starting proceedings where the Court considers that there is a good reason for doing so but not so as to permit proceedings to be started more than 3 months after that date. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or doer the contracting authority to amend any document and may awarded damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages or, where the contract award procedures have not been followed correctly, declare the contract to be ‘ineffective’.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/08/2017

 

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