Milk Tender Lancashire

Milk Tender Lancashire

Supply and Distribution of Fresh Milk.

UK-Blackburn: milk

2012/S 77-126575

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
King William Street, Town Hall
For the attention of: Darron Bibby
BB1 7DY Blackburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1204374060
E-mail: darron.bibby@fsoptions.com
Fax: +44 8702202709

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.blackburn.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.fsoptions.com

Further information can be obtained from: Foodservice Options Ltd
167 Chorley New Road
For the attention of: Darron Bibby
BL1 4RA Bolton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1204374060
E-mail: darron.bibby@fsoptions.com
Fax: +44 8702202709
Internet address: http://www.fsoptions.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Foodservice Options Ltd
167 Chorley New Road
For the attention of: Darron Bibby
BL1 4RA Bolton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1204374060
E-mail: darron.bibby@fsoptions.com
Fax: +44 8702202709
Internet address: http://www.fsoptions.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Foodservice Options Ltd
167 Chorley New Road
For the attention of: Darron Bibby
BL1 4RA Bolton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1204374060
E-mail: darron.bibby@fsoptions.com
Fax: +44 8702202709
Internet address: http://www.fsoptions.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

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:

Supply and Distribution of Fresh Milk.
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: UK.
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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3
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:
Range: between 821 384,00 and 1 500 000,00 GBP

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

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council wishes to develop a supplier framework for the supply and distribution of Fresh Milk. The specification has been developed with full consideration of both Local authority and Educational Establishments.The agreement is available for use by Educational Establishments and Local Authorities as detailed on the following websites: http://www.edubase.gov.uk/search.xhtml?clear=true and http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/ and http://www.education.gov.uk/academies/a0069811//map-of-open-academies-and-schools-submitting-applications http://www.edubase.gov.uk/home.xhtml;jsessionid=E02906A8AD58BB4446D6818Ahttp://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/localauthorities.php http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/

The framework agreement is primarily for the use of Educational Establishments and Local Authorities; however suppliers should be aware that this framework agreement will be accessible by UK Public Sector Bodies – including but not limited to Local Authorities, Central Government Departments, NHS Bodies and Police & other Emergency Services (as defined in Article 1(9) of Directive 2004/18/EC and implemented by Regulation 3 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2006) or its agent(s). These include but are not limited to central government departments & their agencies, Non- Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs), NHS bodies (including; acute trusts, ambulance trusts, primary care trusts, care trusts, NHS hospital trusts, strategic health authorities, mental health trusts, special health authorities), Local Authorities (as defined in Regulation 3(2) to (5) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (‘the Regulations’), Police Authorities (as defined by Regulation 3 (1)(j) to (p) of the regulations), Emergency Services, Educational Establishments (including Schools, Universities, Academies, Colleges) and Registered Social Landlords who have a need to purchase these services. Please see the following websites for further details:
http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/about/resources/ndpbs.aspx

http://www.police-information.co.uk/police-directory/

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/

http://www.housingcorp.gov.uk/server/show/nav.490

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk

The framework will be managed on behalf of all agreement users by Foodservice Options Limited.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15511000

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: 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:

The value of £821,384 is the estimated value based on the participating Schools and Authorities, the agreement is open for use by similar Educational Establishments, Local Authorities and potentially other bodies governed by Public law up to a value of 1 500 000 GBP for the duration of the framework including the extension option referred to in Section Il.2.2.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 821 384,00 and 1 500 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Contract contains two options to extend for a further period of 12 months. Option decision taken not later than 6 months prior to the expiration date of the contract.
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)

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:

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

Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Refer to tender documents.
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: Determined on submission of tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Financial accounts for the past 3 years including a statement of overall turnover and turnover in respect of the goods to which the contract relates.
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:
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: 8.6.2012 – 16:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

8.6.2012 – 16:00
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: 48 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 8.6.2012 – 16:00
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
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: Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council shall in accordance with the Public Contracts (amendment) Regulations 2009, incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period commencing at the point that information on the intention to award the contract is sent to tenderers. The Council shall, as soon as possible after the decision has been made, inform the tenderers and candidates of its decision, and shall do so by notice in writing by the most rapid means of communication practicable. The information will include: a) the criteria for the award of the contract b) the reasons for the decision c) the name of the economic operator to be awarded d) a precise statement when the standstill period is expected to end.
Should additional information be required, please contact the person cited in paragraph 1.1 of this form.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. Following the 10 day standstill period, if no further debriefing has been requested, the court may only award damages once the contract has been entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:16.4.2012