Design, Print and Fulfilment Contract for National Museums Scotland
Editorial content, project management, production, design, print and fulfilment.
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Publishing services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Patricia Convery
Telephone: +44 3001236789
NUTS code: UKM
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00423
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Production of Membership Publication
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Editorial content, project management, production, design, print and fulfilment of National Museums Scotland’s (NMS) supporters magazine, explorer, producing 3 issues per year over 3 years.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Scope of work:
— project management: manage the co-ordination and delivery of the magazine. Attend start-up meetings and planning meetings at the start of each issue,
— editorial content: working with the internal team, plan, commission, write and deliver all content,
— design: design each issue of the magazine to a high standard and within the museum’s brand guidelines,
— production: manage full production of the magazine including proofing, artworking and print,
— fulfilment and distribution: manage fulfilment and distribution of the magazine to its readership.
Operate in line with NMS standard terms and conditions for the purchase of services https://www.nms.ac.uk/media/1157131/585-standard-tpluscs-services.pdf
Bidders should refer to the additional document, specification — Schedule A for further information.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
National Museums Scotland reserves the right to extend the contract by 1 year.
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if there are any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Not applicable to this procurement exercise.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
ESPD 4B.4 Statement:
Bidders will be required to state the value for the following financial ratio(s):
The calculation for this financial ratio is:
Divide current assets by current liabilities.
ESPD 4B.5.1 and 4B.5.2 statement:
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
— employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,
— public liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,
— professional indemnity insurance = 200 000 GBP.
ESPD 4B.4 — The minimum requirement is 1.
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
4C.1.2 For public supply and public service contracts only, please provide relevant examples of supplies and/or services carried out during the last three years as specified in the Contract Notice:
(Examples from both public and/or private sector customers and clients may be provided): bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in Part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the site notice.
4C.4 Please provide a statement of the relevant supply chain management and/or tracking systems used:
Bidders will be required to confirm that they have (or have access to) the relevant supply chain management and tracking systems used by them to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4) in the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the site notice.
4C.8.2 Please provide details of the average annual manpower for the last 3 years:
Please provide details of the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years: bidders will be required to confirm their average annual manpower for the last 3 years.
Bidders will be required to confirm their and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years.
4C.1.2 — 80 % weighting.
4C.4 — 10 % weighting.
4C.8.1 and 4C.8.2 — 10 % weighting.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Additional information can be found in specification — Schedule A.
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Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=590454
Telephone: +44 3001236789Internet address: http://www.nms.ac.uk/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: