Nursing Uniforms Tender
The aims and objectives of this project are to source a supplier that will supply high quality Nursing Uniforms to Students and Staff.
United Kingdom-Wolverhampton: Occupational clothing, special workwear and accessories
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
MX Building, Camp Street
Telephone: +44 1902321000
NUTS code: UKG
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
19-12 Nursing Uniforms
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The aims and objectives of this project are to source a supplier that will supply high quality Nursing Uniforms to Students and Staff at 4 University of Wolverhampton campus locations, at competitive prices. The contractor will also be required to measure and size students and staff for nursing uniforms.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The University of Wolverhampton (the “University”) (including any entity which from time to time is a subsidiary of the University of Wolverhampton and any entity over which from time to time any of the entities defined in this paragraph either directly or indirectly exercises management or financial control, even though it may own less than (50 %) of the shares and is prevented by law from owning a greater shareholding) wishes to enter into a contract (the “Contract”) with a contractor (the “Contractor”) to supply Nursing Uniforms to the University and its Entities. The University is seeking an agreement via Competitive Tenders (“Tenders”) from suitably qualified organisations (“Tenderers”) in response to this Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) for the provision of the aforementioned goods and services.
In order to allow this contract to be used for potential Funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (2014-2020) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding Body e.g. Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP).
The opportunity will also be available for use by other Public Bodies in Wolverhampton and Partner Authorities in the West Midlands Combined Authority, including but not limited to, City of Wolverhampton Council and Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Trust.
The contract is for the provision of high quality Nursing Uniforms to Students and Staff at 4 University of Wolverhampton campus locations, at competitive prices. The Contractor will also be required to measure and size students and staff for nursing uniforms.
This requirement is not split into lots. The need to coordinate the different contractors for the lots could seriously risk undermining the proper execution of the contract.
The term of the contract shall be for a period of three (3) years commencing 1.7.2019 with an optional extension of up to an additional 24 months (renewable annually).
The qualification section will be assessed on a pass/fail basis in accordance with the standard qualification questions implemented by CCS.
The requirements here include (but are not limited to):
— the successful contractor must have a minimum of 5 000 000 GBP public liability insurance,
— the successful contractor must have a minimum of 5 000 000 GBP employers indemnity insurance,
— the tenderer must have a minimum annual turnover of 300 000 GBP.
Additional qualification elements are as follows:
— the Tenderer must have a minimum credit safe score of ?30,
— the tenderer must have an online facility to order garments,
— the tenderer must have the ability to provide majority of uniforms on measuring days,
— the tenderer must have the ability to accept embedded payment card system,
— the tenderer must confirm acceptance of holding legacy stock,
— the tenderer must have an live/current tracking facility available,
— the tenderer must hold ISO9001 (quality management) or equivalent,
— the Tenderer must be able to provide samples by 14.5.2019,
— the tenderer must comply with HMRC in accordance to IR35.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The contract will be renewed in line with the contract period and possible extension options.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
However, in order to allow this contract to be used for potential funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (2014-2020) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding Body e.g. Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
6 months prior to contract end.
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: