National Desktop and Notebook Agreement for London Universities Purchasing Consortium

National Desktop and Notebook Agreement for London Universities Purchasing Consortium

London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) is undertaking this recurrent tendering process on behalf of the National Desktop and Notebook Agreement and leads a multi-HE Consortia working party that oversees the procurement of Desktop, Notebook, Tablet and Workstation PCs and similar equipment for the Higher Education sector and associated public sector bodies throughout the UK.

UK-London: data-processing machines (hardware)

2012/S 230-378611

Prior information notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Universities Purchasing Consortium (a company limited by guarantee reg. no. 04784719)
Floor 2M, University of London Union, Malet Street
For the attention of: Mike Kilner
WC1E 7HY London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2078631690
E-mail: m.kilner@lupc.lon.ac.uk
Fax: +44 2078631699

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.lupc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://lupc.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtm

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Public Sector Purchasing Consortium
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: yes

London Universities Purchasing Consortium (a company limited by guarantee reg. no. 04784719)
Floor 2M, University of London Union, Malet Street
WC1E 7HY London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

National Desktop and Notebook Agreement K/002.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
The Members of the six Higher Education Consortia in the UK.
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) is undertaking this recurrent tendering process on behalf of the National Desktop and Notebook Agreement and leads a multi-HE Consortia working party that oversees the procurement of Desktop, Notebook, Tablet and Workstation PCs and similar equipment for the Higher Education sector and associated public sector bodies throughout the UK.
LUPC is seeking to establish framework agreements for participating institutions with three or more suppliers across three lots. It is envisaged that these arrangements will commence on 1.8.2013 and will continue for a period of three years with the facility to extend for a further one year subject to agreement between the parties. This requirement automatically covers Full or Associate Members within the higher education regional purchasing consortia as follows:
— LUPC (http://www.lupc.ac.uk/about/memberslist.aspx),
— SUPC (http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc/supcmembers),
— APUC (http://www.apucscot.ac.uk/members.htm),
— HEPCW (http://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/1019),
— NEUPC (http://neupc.procureweb.ac.uk/members.php) and
—NWUPC (http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php) including all future Members. Members of the consortia either already are or may be drawn from the Higher Education sector, Further Education sector, the Research Council and other Public and Third Sector bodies principally but not exclusively from the education, arts, sciences and cultural sectors.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 310 000 000 GBP
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30210000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

1.7.2013
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

The PIN is not being placed as a mechanism to shorten the time to respond for bidders.
Interested Desktop and/or Notebook PC manufacturers are permitted to contact the LUPC as per the email details above with their availability between December 3rd to 14th as part of a pre-tender meeting to assist in the scoping of the agreement and specifications within.

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Desktop PCs including Workstations and Thin-Client

1)Short description:

Desktop PCs including Workstations and Thin-Client through lease and purchase.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30213300, 30231100, 30214000

3)Quantity or scope:

Estimated cost excluding VAT: 220 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract

Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.7.2013
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 2 Lot title: Notebook PCs including Mobile Workstations and Tablet

1)Short description:

Notebook PCs including Mobile Workstations and Tablet through lease and purchase.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30213100, 30213200, 30214000

3)Quantity or scope:

Estimated cost excluding VAT: 75 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract

Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.7.2013
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 3 Lot title: Desktop and Notebook One-Stop Shop

1)Short description:

Desktops, Notebooks and all associated products within Lots 1 and 2 under a single supplier, One-Stop Shop arrangement through lease and purchase.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30210000, 30213000, 30213100, 30213200, 30214000, 30231100

3)Quantity or scope:

Estimated cost excluding VAT: 15 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract

Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.7.2013
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please note these will be advised within the main contract notice.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:26.11.2012