Translink Graphic Design Framework 2016

Translink Graphic Design Framework 2016

Design concepts, development to finished artwork and print: Digital publications, digital animation and digital assets.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Graphic design services

2016/S 155-280734

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Translink
Milewater Road
Belfast
BT3 9BG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Rachel Grimason
E-mail: rachel.grimason@translink.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Graphic Design Framework.

Reference number: 003/0069/16

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79822500

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This list of example design requirements is not a guarantee of future requirements. We work with a digital 1st approach whereby a digital solution for publication is needed. Design concepts, development to finished artwork and print: Digital publications, digital animation and digital assets. Annual Reports or Corporate Publications A4-36pp and 96pp. Poster Campaigns Station posters 25 x 40 in Event and Launch materials e-vites, roll-up stands, flags and banners. Vehicle Livery, all-over vinyl wrap double deck bus. Signage Way-finding Building, safety and directional signage Internal and External: Bus, Train Stations, City Centre Brand Identity Corporate and sub brands Mapping Schematic and geographic Range of outdoor print production. A fuller specification is available in the PQQ document which is available on this portal.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

79823000
79822400
79822300
79821000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This list of example design requirements is not a guarantee of future requirements. We work with a digital first approach whereby a digital solution for publication is needed. Design concepts, development to finished artwork and print: Digital publications, digital animation and digital assets. Annual Reports or Corporate Publications A4-36pp and 96pp. Poster Campaigns Station posters 25 x 40 in Event and Launch materials e-vites, roll-up stands, flags and banners. Vehicle Livery, all-over vinyl wrap double deck bus. Signage Way-finding Building, safety and directional signage Internal and External: Bus, Train Stations, City Centre Brand Identity Corporate and sub brands Mapping Schematic and geographic Range of outdoor print production. A fuller specification is available in the PQQ document which is available on this portal.

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

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

A decision on renewing the contract would be taken in the final year of the initial 2 year period.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Options are available for an additional 2 years and a further 1 year after that.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

If required this will be listed in PQQ and ITT documentation on https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

If required this will be listed in PQQ and ITT documentation on https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: 15/09/2016
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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: 14/03/2017

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/09/2016
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

The Translink Group may make a call for competition at the end of the fixed contract period or after option(s) have been taken up; The Translink Group reserve the right to make a call for competition at any point deemed appropriate by the Translink Group and may make no call for competition should the requirement no longer be classified by the Translink Group as recurring.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Let’s work together: Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TranslinkB2B for opportunities worth 30 000 GBP or more. Check out our website atwww.translink.co.uk/Corporate/Procurement/ Participate in tenders at https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps For assistance using eTendersNI and registering your Organisation please contact the help-desk whose number is located on the eTendersNI contact us page. Note: Do not leave completing your PQQ/ITT response until the last minute, late responses shall be rejected. The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any contract as a result of this competition. About the Translink Group: Throughout the documentation, both ‘Translink’ and ‘Group’ refer to the same corporate entities. Both shall be taken to comprise the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company (NITHC) in addition to its main operating subsidiaries Citybus Ltd, Northern Ireland Railways Company Ltd and Ulsterbus Ltd.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Please see section VI.4.3)
N/A
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Not Applicable
N/A
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Translink Group will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract 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 contract is entered into. The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Please see section VI.4.3)
N/A
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/08/2016

 

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