Supply of Netcat Catalogue Data to British Library

Supply of Netcat Catalogue Data to British Library

Netcat and associated services framework.

United Kingdom-London: Data conversion services

2013/S 244-424965

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The British Library
96 Euston Road
Contact point(s): https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk
For the attention of: Tony Cole
NW1 2DB London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tony.cole@bl.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Other: Library and Information Services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
OPS8866 Netcat and associated services framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 500 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The purpose of this procurement is to establish a multi-supplier framework arrangement for the creation and supply of NetCat catalogue data to the British Library.
The duration of the framework arrangement will be a maximum of four years.
Work-packages of varying quantity and content type will be defined by the British Library.
Details of individual work-packages including sample data will be made available to all suppliers accepted into the framework.
Contracts to fulfil the requirements of individual work-packages will be formed under the framework arrangement via further competition (mini-tender).
Currently the estimated total quantity of records likely to be processed under this framework arrangement is in the region of 30,000 per annum but this figure may vary.
The BL is seeking expressions of interest from a limited number of appropriately qualified and experienced companies to provide these specialist services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72311100, 72319000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Work-packages of varying quantity and content type will be defined by the British Library.
Details of individual work-packages including sample data will be made available to all suppliers accepted into the framework.
Contracts to fulfil the requirements of individual work-packages will be formed under the framework arrangement via further competition (mini-tender).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Where applicable these requirements will be detailed in the ITT documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Where applicable these requirements will be detailed in the ITT documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
No special legal form required but each supplier will be reqired to become jointly and severally responsible for the contract before acceptance.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: These requirements are detailed in the PQQ documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: These requirements are detailed in the PQQ documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
These requirements are detailed in the PQQ documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
These requirements are detailed in the PQQ documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 4: and maximum number 8
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
OPS8866 NETCAT & ASSOCIATED SERVICES FRAMEWORK
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 20.1.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
20.1.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13.12.2013

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