Design and Print Framework for University of Bath

Bath: printed matter and related products

Provision of design and print services

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Bath
Purchasing Services, University of Bath, Claverton Down
Contact point(s): Purchasing Services
BA2 7AY Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1225386378
E-mail: tenders@bath.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.bath.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.bath.ac.uk/

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

Regional or local authority

 

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: no

 

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Provision of design and print services.

 

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

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKK12

 

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 agreementDuration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 600 and 800 GBP

 

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

Printed matter and related products. Printed books, brochures and leaflets. Printed books. Bespoke printed matter. The Imaging, Design and Print Services Department (IDPS) of the University of Bath currently provides high volume black and white printing/copying, creative design, colour printing, print buying and photographic services to staff, students and some external customers. In order to supplement these services, IDPS Department requires suppliers of print for the supply of the following:- Lot 1 sheet fed litho minimum B1 press, Lot 2 sheet fed litho minimum B2 press, Lot 3 sheet fed litho minimum B3 press, Lot 4 business stationery & forms, Lot 5 production of hard bound books, Lot 6 colour/black & white digital printing.

 

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000, 22100000, 22110000, 22458000

 

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

 

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

 

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Sheet fed litho minimum B1 press

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000, 22100000, 22110000, 22458000

 

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

 

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Sheet fed litho minimum B2 press

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000, 22100000, 22110000, 22458000

 

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

 

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Sheet fed litho minimum B3 press

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000, 22100000, 22110000, 22458000

 

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

 

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Business stationery & forms

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000, 22100000, 22110000, 22458000

 

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

 

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Production of hard bound books

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22100000

 

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

 

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Colour/black & white digital printing

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22100000, 22000000, 22110000, 22458000

 

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:

As per tender documentation.

 

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

All payments will be made in GBP via electronic bank transfr UK-BACS.

 

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

Joint and several liability.

 

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no

 

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: (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 for compulsory winding up or 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 judgement which has he 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 ay means which the contracting 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 organisation 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 10.6.1991 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 3 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 on these turnovers is available.
Per pre-qualification questionnaire and invitation to tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Per pre-qualification questionnaire and invitation to tender.

 

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) A list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given:
— where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority,
— where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(h) A statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years;
(i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract;
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
Per pre-qualification questionnaire and invitation to tender.

 

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 minimum number 8

 

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:

PST/MP/PS/011111

 

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

15.12.2011 – 14:00

 

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

20.1.2012

 

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 tenders

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

This notice, subsequent tender and award are part of the University of Bath E-tendering programme in conjunction with BIP Solutions Ltd. In the first instance suppliers will be asked to register their company’s details on www.delta-esourcing.com, and thereafter you will be issued with a username and password. If you have already registered with Delta previously, please click on the “Delta-eSourcing Home” tab instead. This will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password to express your interest. If you have registered and have forgotten your username and password, please click on the forgotten password link on the Delta-esourcing homepage. To express your interest you must complete and then submit your select company profile for publication to the system. Once you have completed this company profile in full, please submit using the following access code 28E9JKT43S. Please ensure that you give yourself enough time when expressing your interest. Please note that your company profile will be evaulated using the criteria which can be found in the University of Bath Purchasing Services web pages at www.bath.ac.uk/purchasing-services. Where access to Delta-esourcing is unavailable or assistance is required, please contact the Delta helpdesk via email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com or telephone +44 8452707050 for assistance. Go reference: GO-2011117-PRO-2742935.

 

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

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

University of Bath
Purchasing Services
BA2 7AY Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1225386939

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

7.11.2011