Catering Supplies Bridgend
Contract for the supply of food safe foil containers and associated consumables, used in cook freeze production, at various hospitals within the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg Health Board, Cardiff & Vale Health Board and Cwm Taf Health Board.
UK-Bridgend: catering supplies
Section I: Contracting authority
ABM University Health Board
Procurement Services, Glanrhyd Hospital, Tondu Road
For the attention of: Mrs Janet Isaac
CF31 4LN Bridgend
Telephone: +44 1656753925
Fax: +44 1656750215
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Swansea, Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot, Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan & Central Valleys.
NUTS code UKL
The Health Boards wish to award to a Prime Contractor for both elements of this contract, i.e. the containers and the sealing equipment, and it will the responsibility of the Prime Contractor to seek a 3rd party provider for the provision of the sealing machines and film. The period of contract shall be for an initial 2 years with the option to extend for a further 12 months. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award to one or more bidders or not at all. Further details are set out in the Invitation to Tender.
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.
The requirement is for the supply of smooth and/or wrinkled walled food safe foil containers for use in cook freeze production, to be delivered to various hospitals located within the geographical boundaries of the following Health Boards (HB) in Wales:
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University HB.
Cardiff & Vale University HB.
Cwm Taf HB.
Other Health Boards/Trusts in Wales may wish to participate in the contract during the term of the arrangement.
In addition to the foil containers, Health Boards will require a combination of lids which will vary from clear film or cardboard. To facilitate the clear film requirement, a combination of manual and semi-automatic film sealing machines will need to be provided, to be located at various hospital sites, within Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board and Cardiff & Vale University Health Board.
The Health Boards wish to award to a Prime Contractor for both elements of this contract, i.e. the containers and the sealing equipment, and it will the responsibility of the Prime Contractor to seek a 3rd party provider for the provision of the sealing machines and film.
The period of contract shall be for an initial 2 years with the option to extend for a further 12 months.
Additional information & instructions.
Expressions of interest are invited from experienced companies able to meet the specific requirements described above and are to be directed, via email, to email@example.com, by no later than 12:00 noon on Friday 20.7.2012.
Should your company wish to participate in this opportunity you will be required to register your company’s details on http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk so that you can be Invited to Tender and access the electronic copy of the tender documents when they become available? Please visit the above website to complete the “Suppliers register here” section. The process of registering on the website is free and simple. You will find the link to register just underneath the username and password boxes. Click on the link and you will be asked to agree to a “user agreement”, you will need to say “agree” to this before the site will allow you to continue to complete your company details. Once completed, click “Save”, the system will then send your username and password to you. If you have any queries please contact BravoSolution Helpdesk on +44 8000112470 who will be more than happy to assist (Full details on the webpage listed above).
Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000,00 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: As set out in the contract documents.
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding-up or administration by the courts or for an arrangement with creditors or is the subject of any other similar proceeding under national laws or regulations;
(c) has been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can justify;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under the provisions of the Directive on the criteria for qualitative selection.
(b) balance sheets or extracts of balance sheets;
(c) statement of turnover for a maximum of the last three years.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of bidders. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole or in part, or annul the tendering process and not award any contract. All documents to be priced in sterling and all payments made in sterling. The envisaged contract duration is 2 + 1 years. The tender process will be undertaken in part via electronic means using the Bravo E-Tendering system.
Suppliers Instructions on How to Register on the eTenderwales portal:
1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once)
— Browse the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk.
— Click the “Click here to register” link.
— Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”.
— Enter your correct business and user details.
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete.
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the Bravo Solution help desk is available Monday to Friday (8am – 6pm) on:
— e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
— Phone: +44 8003684850 Fax: +44 2070800480.
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 30676.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:19.6.2012