Marketing Framework Agreement – Greater Manchester

Marketing Framework Agreement – Greater Manchester

Lot 1: Print management; Lot 2: Creative design.

United Kingdom-Eccles: Marketing services

2020/S 248-619095

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: ForHousing Ltd
Postal address: 52 Regent Street
Town: Eccles
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: M30 0BP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: The Procurement Team
E-mail: tenders@forhousing.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1616057606
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.forhousing.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.forhousing.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Eccles:-Marketing-services./834828R3QX
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Marketing Framework Agreement

 

Reference number: ForHousingMarketingFW-2020

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79342000 Marketing services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

ForHousing is procuring a framework agreement pursuant to which it is envisaged that contracts will be let to suppliers within the Framework for the provision of a range of print management, marketing and creative design services.

The framework agreement is being divided into two lots as follows:

Lot 1: Print management;

Lot 2: Creative design.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 293 500.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

 

The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots:

Lot 1: Print management;

Lot 2: Creative design.

Other entities which are entitled to call off under the lots of the framework. Bidders should note that, under the terms of the framework agreement, no entity will be under any obligation to call off with framework suppliers.

 

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Print Management

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79800000 Printing and related services
79810000 Printing services
79820000 Services related to printing
79823000 Printing and delivery services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

This lot of the framework agreement is for the provision of print management services.

Under this lot of the framework agreement the following entities will have the option to call off contracts as and when services are required:

(i) ForHousing and any entity within the ForViva group from time to time, which currently includes Liberty;

(ii) any entity or joint venture company that ForHousing or any other member of its group holds an interest in from time to time;

(iii) other social housing providers in the UK (both those that are in existence now and those that may be in existence in the future). ‘Social Housing Provider’ for this purpose means any provider of social housing and includes, without limitation, registered housing providers, local authorities and ALMOs. A list of the current social housing providers can be found by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing Such social housing providers will only be entitled to call off under the framework agreement if ForHousing consents.

ForHousing intends to appoint no more than six suppliers to this lot of the framework agreement following this procurement process, subject to a receipt of a sufficient number of complete and compliant bids.

Once the framework agreement has been set up, ForHousing intends to award a contract to the supplier whose bid for a place on this lot of the framework scored the highest following the evaluation of bids in accordance with section 8 of the ITT (the ‘ForHousing Print Management Contract’). (Note that this represents ForHousing’s current intention with respect to the award of the ForHousing Print Management Contract. As an alternative, ForHousing reserves the right to hold a mini competition amongst the framework suppliers appointed to this lot to determine who to award the contract to, if it considers it appropriate to do so.).

For further details of the scope of the ForHousing Print Management Contract and the services to be carried out under it please refer to the specification attached at Part 1 of Appendix 4 of the ITT.

It is envisaged that the ForHousing Print Management Contract will last for a period of 4 years, subject to the rights of termination contained in the contract.

The estimated value of the ForHousing Print Management Contract over its 4-year term is approximately GBP 658 432.00 (ex VAT).

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 658 432.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

 

The authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any time and not to proceed with all or part of the contract.

The authority will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by applicants in preparing their selection questionnaire or tender submissions.

 

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Creative Design

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79822500 Graphic design services
79933000 Design support services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Under this lot of the framework agreement the following entities will have the option to call off contracts as and when services are required:

(i) ForHousing and any entity within the ForViva group from time to time, which currently includes Liberty;

(ii) any entity or joint venture company that ForHousing or any other member of its group holds an interest in from time to time;

(iii) other social housing providers in the UK (both those that are in existence now and those that may be in existence in the future). ‘Social Housing Provider’ for this purpose means any provider of social housing and includes, without limitation, registered housing providers, local authorities and ALMOs. A list of the current social housing providers can be found by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing Such social housing providers will only be entitled to call off under the framework agreement if ForHousing consents.

ForHousing intends to appoint no more than six suppliers to this lot of the framework agreement following this procurement process, subject to a receipt of a sufficient number of complete and compliant bids.

Once the framework agreement has been set up, ForHousing intends to award a contract to the supplier whose bid for a place on this lot of the framework scored the highest following the evaluation of bids in accordance with section 8 of the ITT (the ‘ForHousing Creative Design Contract’). (Note that this represents ForHousing’s current intention with respect to the award of the ForHousing Creative Design Contract. As an alternative, ForHousing reserves the right to hold a mini competition amongst the framework suppliers appointed to this lot to determine who to award the contract to, if it considers it appropriate to do so.).

For further details of the scope of the ForHousing Creative Design Contract and the services to be carried out under it please refer to the specifications attached at Part 2 of Appendix 4 of the ITT.

It is envisaged that the ForHousing Creative Design Contract will last for a period of 4 years, subject to the rights of termination contained in the Contract.

The estimated value of the ForHousing Creative Design Contract, over its 4-year term is approximately GBP 635 068.00 (ex VAT).

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Pricing / Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 635 068.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

 

The authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any time and not to proceed with all or part of the contract.

The authority will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by applicants in preparing their selection questionnaire or tender submissions.

 

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

As set out in the tender documentation.

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

As set out in the tender documentation.

 

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

As set out in the tender documentation.

 

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As set out in the tender documentation.

 

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 20/01/2021
Local time: 12:00
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:

English

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/01/2021
Local time: 12:01
Place:

Eccles.

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.3)Additional information:

 

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on 08452707050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

Please note that the estimated value of the framework agreement as set out in this Notice is based on ForHousing’s anticipated requirements only. Accordingly, the actual value of the framework agreement may be higher than that stated in this notice depending on the number of other entities that decide to access and award contracts under the framework agreement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Eccles:-Marketing-services./834828R3QX

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/834828R3QX

Go reference: GO-20201216-PRO-17518950

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: The Stand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: The Cabinet Office
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/12/2020