Environmental Auditing for Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation

Environmental Auditing for Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation

The Supply of Factory and Product Quality Inspections and Compliance Services.

UK-Wakefield: Environmental auditing

2013/S 090-153374

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation
41 Industrial Park
Contact point(s): Contracts Department
For the attention of: Ben Waters
WF2 0XE Wakefield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: contracts@ypo.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendering.ypo.co.uk/epps

Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ypo.co.uk/epps

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://etendering.ypo.co.uk/epps

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

General public services
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:

The Supply of Factory and Product Quality Inspections and Compliance Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Worldwide.
NUTS code
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)

Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO) is looking for a Provider to be appointed onto a Contract for the supply of Factory and Product Quality Inspections and Compliance Services. The contract is designed to meet YPO’s internal requirements and to support our continuous growth in our global sourcing strategy.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90714000, 90714200, 90714300, 79212000, 79212300, 79212400, 71630000, 71600000, 71632200

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 all 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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 30 000 and 100 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.8.2013. Completion 31.7.2017

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Scheduled and unscheduled ethical factory audit

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90714000, 90714200, 90714300, 79212000, 79212300, 79212400, 71630000, 71600000, 71632200

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: Pre-Shipment Inspection

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90714000, 90714200, 90714300, 79212000, 79212300, 79212400, 71630000, 71600000, 71632200

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: Product testing

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90714000, 90714200, 90714300, 79212000, 79212300, 79212400, 71630000, 71600000, 71632200

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: Compliance services

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90714000, 90714200, 90714300, 79212000, 79212300, 79212400, 71630000, 71600000, 71632200

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

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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

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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if 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 judgment which has the force of res judicator 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 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 26.5.1972 andArticle 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: Please refer to tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to tender documentation.
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

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. cost. Weighting 40

2. quality. Weighting 40

3. customer service and delivery. Weighting 20

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:

000316
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

7.6.2013 – 14:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17.6.2013

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
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

For more information please email the contacts stated above. This procurement process will take place through YPO’s e-procurement system. Can all tenderers wishing to receive the tender documents please go online to https://etendering.ypo.co.uk/epps/home.do and ‘Register as a Supplier’. Once you have registered, please follow these steps: Click on the ‘opportunities register’, Click on the title of interest, Click on ‘show opp menu’, Click on ‘expression of interest’. You should

then be able to view the tender documents by clicking on the ‘opp documents’ or also start to answer the questions by clicking on ‘tender questions and returns’.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:8.5.2013