Desktop IT Hardware Tender

Desktop IT Hardware Tender

A framework for the supply of desktop computer hardware to UK based public sector organisations using a bespoke web based price comparison tool updated weekly.

UK-Coalville: computer equipment and supplies

2012/S 20-032419

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

East Midlands Technology Buyers Group
7 Grove Road, Whitwick
For the attention of: Robert Cross
LE67 5EF Coalville
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1530450010
E-mail: info@procureit.org.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
I.3)Main activity

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Desktop IT hardware.
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: UNITED KINGDOM.
NUTS code UKF

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 30
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 04
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 15 000 000 GBP

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

Desktop IT hardware and software including, but not limited to, desktop PCs, laptops, local printers.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30200000, 30211300, 30213100, 30213200, 30214000

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: no
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:

A framework for the supply of desktop computer hardware to UK based public sector organisations using a bespoke web based price comparison tool updated weekly.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 15 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
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)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

None.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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

None.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Details to be provided in the invitation to tender.
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: No business whatsoever is guaranteed under this framework or from any subsequent contract nor is it guaranteed that any framework or contract will be put into place as a result of this notice. No compensation in any form will be paid if a tender, framework agreement or contract does not result from this notice being made. Bidders should only take part in this process on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information available in the ITT.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information available in the ITT.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price
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:

DTH12
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 5.3.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.3.2012 – 17:00
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

until: 30.4.2012
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 13.3.2012 – 09:30
Place:

7 Grove Road, Whitwick, Leicestershire LE67 5EF, UNITED KIGDOM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Details to be provided in the invitation to tender.
III.2.4) Reserved contracts: no.
IV.3.4) Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate: time: 17:00 GMT.
IV.3.8) Conditions for opening tenders: time: 9:30 GMT.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: A 10 day standstill period will be applied following the electronic notification to unsuccessful applicants of the award decision in order for appeals to be made. No appeals will be accepted after this period.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

East Midlands Technology Buyers Group
7 Grove Road, Whitwick
LE67 5EF Coalville
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: info@procureit.org.uk
Telephone: +44 1530450010

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:19.1.2012