Development and Production of Magazines – Transport for London

Development and Production of Magazines – Transport for London

Design, creative development, production and distribution of staff publications for the provision of: — London Underground and Rail: On the Move (OTM) and OTM Pensioner edition; and — Surface Transport Services (road, rail and waterborne modes of transport): Upfront Staff Magazine.

United Kingdom-London: Magazines

2014/S 218-386433

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Transport for London (Commercial Services)
Windsor House 42- 50 Victoria St
For the attention of: Renna Chauhan
SW1H 0TL London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: rennachauhan@tfl.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.tfl.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Transport for London

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity

Other: transport industry

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: yes

Surface Transport Customer Services
4th Floor, Palestra 197 Blackfriars Road
SE1 8NJ London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

On the Move (OTM) and Upfront Staff Magazines.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Design, creative development, production and distribution of staff publications for the provision of: — London Underground and Rail: On the Move (OTM) and OTM Pensioner edition; and — Surface Transport Services (road, rail and waterborne modes of transport): Upfront Staff Magazine.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22213000

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

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

II.1.8)Information about 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:

Please complete and return the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. All interested suppliers will need to register on the following site,https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do#RegSupplier if you have not already done so, in order to get access to the PQQ, which is detailed in the OJEU Notice. If you have already registered, then the PQQ can be found if you search the following tender title (including the asterisks) under the opportunities tab found on the top right-hand side: *On the Move (OTM) and Upfront Staff Magazines*.

If you experience any problems registering on the system, please contact the helpdesk below:

E-mail: tfl-eproc-helpdesk@eurodyn.com

Telephone: +44 8000740503
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 380 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

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

Duration in months: 36 (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:

The contracting entities’ requirements will be set out in the Invitation to Tender.

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

Payment will be made in pounds sterling and will normally be made by means of electronic funds transfer. Full details will be contained in the Invitation to Tender document.

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

No special legal forms is required, but in the event of the suppliers submitting an acceptable offer, it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each company will be jointly and severally be responsible for due performance of the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes

Description of particular conditions: All interested suppliers will need to register on the following site,https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do#RegSupplier if you have not already done so, in order to get access to the PQQ, which is detailed in the OJEU Notice. If you have already registered, then the PQQ can be found if you search the following tender title (including the asterisks) under the opportunities tab found on the top right-hand side: *On the Move (OTM) and Upfront Staff Magazines*.

If you experience any problems registering on the system, please contact the helpdesk below:

E-mail: tfl-eproc-helpdesk@eurodyn.com

Telephone: +44 8000740503

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: Suppliers must express an interest by completing the conditions for participation III.2.3.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please complete and return the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. All interested suppliers will need to register on the following site, https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do#RegSupplier if you have not already done so, in order to get access to the PQQ, which is detailed in the OJEU Notice. If you have already registered, then the PQQ can be found if you search the following tender title (including the asterisks) under the opportunities tab found on the top right-hand side: *On the Move (OTM) and Upfront Staff Magazines*.

If you experience any problems registering on the system, please contact the helpdesk below:

E-mail: tfl-eproc-helpdesk@eurodyn.com

Telephone: +44 8000740503

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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

TfL 91305

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

Notice on a buyer profile

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Payable documents: no

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

8.12.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 3 years.

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:

Please complete and return the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. All interested suppliers will need to register on the following site,https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do#RegSupplier if you have not already done so, in order to get access to the PQQ, which is detailed in the OJEU Notice. If you have already registered, then the PQQ can be found if you search the following tender title (including the asterisks) under the opportunities tab found on the top right-hand side: *On the Move (OTM) and Upfront Staff Magazines*.

If you experience any problems registering on the system, please contact the helpdesk below:

E-mail: tfl-eproc-helpdesk@eurodyn.com

Telephone: +44 8000740503
IV.3.2) Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
yes
Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2011/S 143-143019 of 14.10.2011

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Transport for London

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

7.11.2014