Supply and Support of E-Marketplace Solution

Supply and Support of E-Marketplace Solution

The provision, implementation and subsequent support of an e-Marketplace solution, including catalogue content management, e-invoicing with three-way automatic matching, and two-way automated document transmission to suppliers. 

Reference number:UoBath/Proc/197

Deadline date:11/09/2014

This deadline is for…Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£100,000 – £500,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South GloucestershireBath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:University of Bath

Description of the contract

The provision, implementation and subsequent support of an e-Marketplace solution, including catalogue content management, e-invoicing with three-way automatic matching, and two-way automated document transmission to suppliers. The University utilises the ERP system Agresso 5.6.3 and the e-Marketplace solution would need to integrate seamlessly with this system. The proposed solution will act as a punchout from Agresso. Catalogue functionality must be able to deal with differential pricing structures, to allow pricing information to be maintained for the University against common items or products, as well as managed supplier catalogue types i.e. punchout catalogues giving users direct access to a suppliers live webshop but within the eMarketplace solution. Incorporated into the Catalogue Management service must be the provision for the automated transmission of data to and from suppliers (including the transmission of purchase orders, invoices and other documents) by the most cost effective methods available. This will include but not be limited to the use of email and facsimile transmission, but significantly XML and HTML files.

 

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Classification of the contract

72212490Procurement software development services

48490000Procurement software package

Additional information

Contract type:Services – 7

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:05/01/2015 – 31/12/2020

Who to contact

Contact nameLester Hayward

Organisation nameUniversity of Bath

AddressPurchasing Services, Wessex House 6.43, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY

Telephone01225384822

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How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. If you experience anytechnical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on: 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com. For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-GB-Bath:-E-Marketplace-Solution/9VP6MQ7653 To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/9VP6MQ7653

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