Corporate Clothing Tender for Wirral Council

Corporate Clothing Tender for Wirral Council

The Merseyside Collaboration Partnership is seeking to appoint approved supplier/suppliers to service all requirements for Corporate Uniform for the years 2015-2019. 

United Kingdom-Birkenhead: Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories

2014/S 213-376827

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Wirral Borough Council
Corporate Procurement, Municipal Building, Cleveland Street
Contact point(s): questions via www.the-chest.org.uk
CH41 6BU Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.the-chest.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.the-chest.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Corporate Clothing.

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Wirral, Liverpool City, Sefton and Halton Borough Councils.

NUTS code UKD

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

The Merseyside Collaboration Partnership (MPP) is seeking to appoint approved supplier/suppliers to service all requirements for Corporate Uniform for the years 2015-2019. Personal Protective Clothing (PPE) is NOT included in this agreement.
Wirral Council is the lead authority for this contractual agreement with the authorities included, Sefton, Liverpool and Halton.
This is a framework and will run for an initial four year period, subject to an annual performance review.
Following completion of the PQQ, the MPP reserve the right to consider approximately six companies for the ITT stage per LOT.
To compare quality of clothing and in order for a selection to be made from the tender responses, following evaluation of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire successful applications will be issued a tender document. As part of the tender evaluation process selected companies will be contacted by Corporate Procurement to request sample garment(s) for a special viewing day. Companies must provide these samples for viewing free of charge. This stage of the tender evaluation is part of the final award process.
Following the Sample Viewing Day the MPP reserve the right to undertake an E-Auction exercise
with a number of selected tenderers depending on their technical scores at this stage.
Upon award of the contract the successful supplier/suppliers will contact each authority to set up their individual catalogue requirements based on the tendered items.
1. Framework composition.
The framework will comprise of 2 lots covering the following requirements. Tenderers may bid for 2 lots or individual complete lots.
Lot 1 — Tailoring
This section includes garments such as ladies blouses, skirts, trousers and jackets. Gents garments include shirts, trousers, jackets and accessories.
Lot 2 — Casual Wear/Utility
This section includes garments such as polo shirt, T-shirts, sweatshirts, tracksuits and accessories.
This section includes garments suitable for Kitchen/Cleaning/Healthcare. Also, outer clothing such as work trousers and shower-proof coats
Suppliers listed on the framework will be assessed during the procurement process for their financial stability, track record, experience, technical & professional ability and costs before being awarded a place on the framework.
Authorities will have 2 ways of procuring through the framework:
Call-off without competition — direct award.
Further competition.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18000000, 18100000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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 framework will comprise of 2 lots covering the following requirements. Tenderers may bid for 2 lots or individual complete lots.
Lot 1 — Tailoring.
This section includes garments such as ladies blouses, skirts, trousers and jackets. Gents garments include shirts, trousers, jackets and accessories.
Lot 2 — Casual Wear/Utility.
This section includes garments such as polo shirt, T-shirts, sweatshirts, tracksuits and accessories.
This section includes garments suitable for Kitchen/Cleaning/Healthcare. Also, outer clothing such as work trousers and shower-proof coats
Estimated value excluding VAT: 750 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Tailoring

1)Short description

This section includes garments such as ladies blouses, skirts, trousers and jackets. Gents garments include shirts, trousers, jackets and accessories.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18000000, 18100000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Casual Wear/Utility

1)Short description

This section includes garments such as polo shirt, T-shirts, sweatshirts, tracksuits and accessories.
This section includes garments suitable for Kitchen/Cleaning/Healthcare. Also, outer clothing such as work trousers and shower-proof coats.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18000000, 18100000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(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 with 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 with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Restricted

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

Envisaged number of operators: 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: A maximum of 6 suppliers for each lot invited to tender.
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
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 8.12.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

8.12.2014 – 12:00
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

All information to be found at www.the-chest.org.uk

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

all information to be found at www.the-chest.org.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: All information to be found at www.the-chest.org.uk

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

all information to be found at www.the-chest.org.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31.10.2014