Tender for Shared Library Solution

Tender for Shared Library Solution

The Council and University of Worcester are seeking a solution that is fit-for-purpose, future proofed, and flexible for the changing needs.

United Kingdom-Worcester: Library management system

2017/S 173-354441

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Worcestershire County Council
County Hall, Spetchley Road
Worcester
WR5 2NP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1905845556
E-mail: aash1@worcestershire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG12
Internet address(es):Main address: www.worcestershire.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/worcestershire/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Shared Library Solution — Worcestershire County Council and University of Worcester.

Reference number: WCC 00000299

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48161000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council and University of Worcester are seeking a solution that is fit-for-purpose, future proofed, and flexible for the changing needs of a modern library solution, in order to provide an enhanced set of library services both for the public in Worcestershire and for all academic users of the University wherever they are based.

The core scope of the required service is a solution to support and deliver the operational requirements of the 2 sets of library services provided by the Council and the University: to satisfy current requirements and also for known or expected future needs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 840 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG12

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council and University of Worcester are seeking a solution that is fit-for-purpose, future proofed, and flexible for the changing needs of a modern library solution, in order to provide an enhanced set of library services both for the public in Worcestershire and for all academic users of the University wherever they are based.

The core scope of the required service is a solution to support and deliver the operational requirements of the 2 sets of library services provided by the Council and the University: to satisfy current requirements and also for known or expected future needs.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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

Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated

IV.1.5)Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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

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

Date: 05/10/2017
Local time: 16:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 19/10/2017

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

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

Tender must be valid until: 16/11/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

06/09/2017

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