Framework contract for resource efficiency in products and services

Framework contract for resource efficiency in products and services

Environmental issues consultancy services. WRAP wishes to appoint a number of advisors to provide technical support services to WRAP and to businesses with which WRAP is involved.

UK-Banbury: environmental issues consultancy services

2012/S 193-317846

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Waste and Resources Action Programme
The Old Academy, 21 Horsefair
For the attention of: Emma Bowers
OX16 0AH Banbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1295819668
E-mail: emma.bowers@wrap.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.wrap.org.uk/tenders

Electronic access to information: www.wrap.org.uk/tenders

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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Environment
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:

Framework contract for resource efficiency in products and services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
NUTS code UK

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 agreement

Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 12 000 000 GBP

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

Environmental issues consultancy services. WRAP wishes to appoint a number of advisors to provide technical support services to WRAP and to businesses with which WRAP is involved.
The framework contract will be set up in a series of six lots:
Lot 1 technical advice to retailers and suppliers of home & workplace products.
Lot 2 technical advice to retailers, suppliers, recyclers and collectors of clothing and other textile products.
Lot 3 technical advice to retailers and suppliers of electrical & electronic products.
Lot 4 technical advice to clients, contractors and supply chain for facilities management services.
Lot 5 resource-efficient business models.
Lot 6 technical advice to hospitality and food service companies and their supply chains.
Further details of what is included in each lot can be found in the Tender Invitation Document available for download on WRAP’s web site www.wrap.org.uk/tenders.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

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:

The framework contract will be set up in a series of six lots:
Lot 1 technical advice to retailers and suppliers of home & workplace products.
Lot 2 technical advice to retailers, suppliers, recyclers and collectors of clothing and other textile products.
Lot 3 technical advice to retailers and suppliers of electrical & electronic products.
Lot 4 technical advice to clients, contractors and supply chain for facilities management services.
Lot 5 resource-efficient business models.
Lot 6 technical advice to hospitality and food service companies and their supply chains.
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

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Technical advice to retailers and suppliers of home & workplace products

1)Short description

This will require a high degree of expertise and ability to provide independent support to WRAP and to organisations identified by WRAP on one or more of the topics in the following non-exclusive list:
Advice on reducing impacts across the product life-cycle, including design, logistics, production and packaging, across the portfolio of home & workplace products – particularly for embedded carbon, water and waste impacts;
Advice on embedding resource efficiency in corporate processes, including procurement, design, product specification, product and service innovation and impact measurement;
Financial and commercial evaluation of changes in business practice (product, packaging, outsourcing, product and service innovation, more efficient business model etc.);
Practical support (including workshop and working group facilitation) for project implementation, monitoring and evaluation and for change management;
Identifying good practice sector-wide in managing resource use, including through design specification, procurement, product and service innovation, logistics and performance measurement;
Developing a compelling commercial case for action on resource efficiency; drawing on substantial and complex technical evidence to present a concise and effective case; and.
Developing guidance, tools, case studies and other resources to share good practice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

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: Technical advice to retailers, suppliers, recyclers and collectors of clothing and other textile products

1)Short description

This will require a high degree of expertise and working knowledge of the industry and the ability to provide independent support to WRAP and to organisations identified by WRAP on one or more of the topics in the following non-exclusive list:
Advice on reducing impacts across the product life-cycle of clothing and textile products (household and commercial) – particularly for embedded carbon, water and waste impacts;
Advice on assessing and measuring the impact of reduction actions such as fibre/fabric selection, lower impact laundry practices, design – particularly for embedded carbon, water and waste;
Advice on embedding resource efficiency in corporate policies and processes for textile products, including procurement, design, product specification, fibre processing, manufacturing, supply and impact measurement/reporting;
Financial and commercial evaluation of changes in business practice (product, packaging, processing, manufacturing, outsourcing, business model etc);
Practical support (including 1:1 business support, workshop and working group facilitation) for project implementation, monitoring and evaluation and for change management;
Identifying good practice sector-wide in managing resource use, including through design specification, procurement, fibre processing, manufacturing, supply, logistics and performance measurement;
Developing guidance, tools, case studies and other resources to share good practice; and.
Advice on the use of recovered post-industrial and post-consumer textiles for re-manufacturing.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

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: Technical advice to retailers and suppliers of electrical & electronic products

1)Short description

This will require a high degree of expertise and ability to provide independent support to WRAP and to organisations identified by WRAP on one or more of the topics in the following non-exclusive list:
Advice on reducing impacts across the product life-cycle of electrical & electronic products – particularly for embedded carbon, water and waste impacts;
Advice on embedding resource efficiency in corporate processes, including procurement, design, product specification and impact measurement;
Financial and commercial evaluation of changes in business practice (product, packaging, outsourcing, business model etc);
Practical support (including workshop and working group facilitation) for project implementation, monitoring and evaluation and for change management;
Identifying good practice sector-wide in managing resource use, including through design specification, procurement, logistics and performance measurement; and.
Developing guidance, tools, case studies and other resources to share good practice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

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: Technical advice to clients, contractors and supply chain for facilities management services

1)Short description

This will require a high degree of expertise and working knowledge of the industry and the ability to provide independent support to WRAP and to organisations identified by WRAP on one or more of the topics in the following non-exclusive list:
Advice on reducing impacts in facilities management services (including building management and maintenance, waste management, catering (including food and food packaging waste), furniture, information & communication technologies and textile services) – particularly for embedded carbon, water and waste impacts;
Advice on using resources more efficiently across facilities management services through e.g. asset management, waste minimisation, product repair, reuse and upgrading, lifetime optimisation, product leasing and influencing user behaviour;
Advice on embedding resource efficiency in corporate processes, including procurement, design, service specification and impact measurement;
Financial and commercial evaluation of changes in business practice (product, packaging, outsourcing, business model etc.);
Practical support (including 1:1 business support, workshop and working group facilitation) for project implementation, monitoring and evaluation and for change management;
Identifying good sector-wide practice in managing resource use, from service specification, procurement, logistics and performance measurement; and.
Developing guidance, tools, case studies and other resources to share good practice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

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: Resource-efficient business models

1)Short description

This will require a high degree of expertise and ability to provide independent support to WRAP and to organisations identified by WRAP on one or more of the topics in the following non-exclusive list:
Financial and commercial evaluation of changes in business practice for both business to business and business to consumer scenarios;
Advice on practical changes to corporate processes, including innovation, design, procurement, service delivery, customer management, and product management and support;
Practical support (including innovation processes, workshop and working group facilitation) for business model implementation, monitoring and evaluation and for change management; and.
Developing guidance, tools, case studies and other resources to share good practice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

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: Technical advice to hospitality and food service companies and their supply chains

1)Short description

This will require a high degree of expertise and working knowledge of the hospitality and food service industry and the ability to provide independent support to WRAP and to organisations identified by WRAP on one or more of the topics in the following non-exclusive list:
Food and drink management within a commercial kitchen and understanding of kitchen processes. For example, management of food to minimise waste within a kitchen;
Training and behaviour change on waste prevention and waste management to enable development of train the trainer material for staff in hospitality and foodservice companies;
Hospitality and Foodservice procurement, including clients and outlets;
Data analysis and interpretation to enable financial and environmental impact to be assessed and prioritised and areas of potential improvement to be identified for a hospitality and foodservice business. This could be used for example to develop implementation plans for signatories to the Hospitality and Food Service Agreement;
Packaging and food waste management. With an understanding of services available and relevant legislation in different UK nations;
Strategic business case development. For example, to assist a contract caterer in providing a business case for their client to support them on resource efficiency measures;
Practical support (including workshop and working group facilitation) for business model implementation, monitoring and evaluation and for change management; and.
Developing guidance, tools, case studies and other resources to share good practice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

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:
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
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

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 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:

FRA052-000
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

14.1.2013 – 13:30
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 14.1.2013 – 13:30

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

GO Reference: GO-2012102-PRO-4289053.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Waste & Resources Action Programme
The Old Academy, 21 Horsefair
OX16 0AH Banbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1295819900

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Waste & Resources Action Programme
The Old Academy, 21 Horsefair
OX16 0AH Banbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1295819900

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:2.10.2012