Supply of Tote Boxes to Ministry of Defence
Babcock DSG acting on behalf of the Authority has under consideration the award of a 2 year Enabling Contract for the supply of Tote Boxes and Lids, all codified to the F3 DMC, for interactive storage purposes.
United Kingdom-Telford: Storage bins
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Babcock DSG Business Unit
MOD Donnington, Building B15
For the attention of: Mrs J. Gardner
TF2 8JT Telford
Telephone: +44 1952673981
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKG21
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 2
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 537 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
All items in scope of the requirement are codified to NATO Stock Numbers and defined by manufacturers part numbers. Babcock DSG reserves the right to add further items of a similar nature post Contract award.
It is the intention to operate electronic trading by migrating any resulting Contract onto Purchase 2 Payment (P2P) from the outset, or within 3 months of Contract award.
Any resulting Contract shall contain a set of Key Performance Indicators to measure performance in areas such as delivery and quality, and shall include remedies for poor performance.
Electronic copies of draft tender documentation are provided at Part 2 to the DPQQ link provided in this Notice. These documents are offered for information only and you are not required to comment/respond to them. You should only submit a response to the DPQQ.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting contract indeed there is no guarantee that any contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation etc. will be paid if a tender is withdrawn for any reason. Bidders should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The Enabling Contract duration is firm for 2 years with an option to extend for a further year.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Electronic Trading Potential suppliers must note the mandatory requirement for electronic trading using the Ministry of Defence’s standard Purchase to Payment (P2P) system operating under the Defence Electronic Commerce Service, which shall be a special condition for the performance of this Contract. You can find details on the P2P system at www.d2btrade.com. The Contractor shall be required to sign DEFFORM 30 (Electronic Transaction Agreements) and unconditionally accept DEFCON 5J (Unique Identifiers), DEFCON 129J (The Use of Electronic Business Delivery Form); and DECON 522J (Payment under P2P).
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The estimated annual Contract value is 268 500 GBP. If the estimated annual contract value is greater than 40 % of the supplier’s turnover, the Authority reserves the right to exclude the supplier from being selected to tender except where the supplier provides, to the satisfaction of the Authority, evidence showing it has sufficient economic and financial capability, eg. such evidence may include:
(1) any additional information proving it has sufficient economic and financial resources to deliver the requirement; and
(2) state whether the supplier is willing to provide Babcock DSG acting on behalf of the Authority with an indemnity, guarantee or bank bond.
A financial assessment will be undertaken on the supplier’s financial status. An overall pass/fail judgement will be made after considering areas such as turnover, profit, net assets, liquidity, gearing and capacity.
The requirement as stated in the Dynamic PQQ shall prevail.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The requirement as stated in the Dynamic PQQ shall prevail.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Interested suppliers are required to complete the PQQ to provide information that allows the Authority to evaluate the supplier’s capacities and capabilities against the selection criteria set out at Section III.2.I, III.2.2 and III.2.3 of this Contract Notice.
The Authority will use the PQQ response to create a shortlist of Tenderers who:
(1) are eligible to participate under Section III.2.1 of this Contract Notice;
(2) fulfil any minimum standards under Sections III.2.2 and III.2.3 of this Contract Notice; and
(3) best meet in terms of capacity and capability the selection criteria set out at Sections III.2.2 and III.2.3 of this Contract Notice.
Full details of the method for choosing the Tenderers will be set out in the help Text Box for the Dynamic PQQ.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
Additional information about electronic auction: Yes. A Reverse Auction, conducted using electronic means, may be used as part of the procurement process for this requirement. Specific relevant information on Reverse Auction usage will be given in the Invitation to Tender.
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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From 2.4.2014 the Government is introducing its new Government Security Classifications Policy (GSC) to replace the current Government Protective Marking Scheme. A key aspect of this is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All suppliers to the Department are encouraged to make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact on this Requirement. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the new GSC.
Babcock DSG, acting on behalf of the Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), Babcock DSG reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise.
Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk
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GO Reference: GO-201549-DCB-6510046.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: