Tender for Photographic Equipment and Consumables 2015

Tender for Photographic Equipment and Consumables 2015

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a framework agreement for the supply and delivery of photographic equipment and consumables.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Photographic equipment

2015/S 169-307902

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NWUPC Ltd
Albert House, 17 Bloom Street
For the attention of: Ian Ross
M1 3HZ Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612348004
E-mail: ian.ross@manchester.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.nwupc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nwupc

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

Other

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Higher Education and Further Education Member Institutions Throughout the UK

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Photographic Equipment and Consumables 2015.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code

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

Framework agreement with several operators

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 15 500 000 and 30 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a framework agreement for the supply and delivery of photographic equipment and consumables. NWUPC is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the ‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of North-western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC), North-eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC), Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC), London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC), Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC), Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) and Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW).
The NWUPC is establishing the framework agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and its members [other contracting bodies (OCB)]. This means that members referred to in the OJEU notice may also participate in the framework agreement.
Scope and Objective of the Framework Agreement:
The NWUPC is seeking to establish a multi-provider framework agreement on behalf of the members of NWUPC, NEUPC, SUPC, LUPC, APUC, CPC and HEPCW for photographic equipment and consumables.
Tenderers shall accept and acknowledge that by issuing this ITT NWUPC shall not be bound to accept any tender and reserves the right not to conclude a framework agreement for photographic equipment and consumables for which tenders are invited nor does it constitute an offer to enter into a contractual relationship.
All costs incurred in relation to preparing and submitting a tender are to be borne by the tenderer. NWUPC shall not accept liability for any associated costs sustained by tenderers.
This framework agreement will commence on 1.12.2015 for an initial period of 3 years until 30.11.2018 with the option to extend the agreement for 1 year until 30.11.2019 subject to satisfactory economic operator performance.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38650000, 38651000, 38651600, 24931000, 24930000, 38653110, 32354300

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a framework agreement for the supply and delivery of photographic equipment and consumables. NWUPC is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the ‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of North-western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC), North-eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC), Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC), London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC), Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC), Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) and Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW).
A list of members can be located at:

1. NWUPC: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php

2. APUC: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

3. HEPCW: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

4. LUPC: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

5. NEUPC: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

6. SUPC: http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

7. CPC: http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

The NWUPC is establishing the framework agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and its members (other contracting bodies (OCB)). This means that members referred to in the OJEU notice may also participate in the framework agreement.
All agreements resulting from this tender should be made available to an apply to all current and future members of the participating consortia. It should also apply with the express written permission of the Authority to any member of any other higher or further education regional purchasing consortia or any other higher education institution in the United Kingdom as well as the Research Councils providing that they formally commit to participate in and support this Agreement. The Authority will only grant permission at the request of the consortium or an institution, if it is not a member of a Consortium. This agreement is not intended to replace any current agreements that either participating or non-participating Consortia may already have in place.
The NWUPC is establishing the framework agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and its members (other contracting bodies (OCB)). This means that members referred to in the OJEU notice may also participate in the framework agreement.
This framework agreement will commence on 1.12.2015 for an initial period of 3 years until 30.11.2018 with the option to extend the agreement for 1 year until 30.11.2019 subject to satisfactory economic operator performance.

II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.12.2015. Completion 30.11.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See Tender Documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See Tender Documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

See Tender Documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: See Tender Documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Tender Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See Tender Documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Tender Documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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:

AVI 3072-NW

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: 12.10.2015
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.10.2015 – 11:59
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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: NWUPC will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework agreement is communicated to tenderers that notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the framework agreement is entered into.
The Public Contract Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28.8.2015

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