Office Supplies for Tyne and Wear PTE

Newcastle upon Tyne: stationery

Tyne and Wear PTE. – includes stationery and office furniture. 

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Tyne and Wear PTE (t/a Nexus)
33, St James’ Boulevard
For the attention of: Neil Kirtley
NE1 4AX Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: corporateprocurement@nexus.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.nexus.org.uk

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

NEX11/35 Office Supplies.

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: Tyne and Wear.
NUTS code UKC2

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: 4

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

Nexus has around 500 employees based at various locations within Tyne and Wear. Usage of many stationery items is varied and may be ordered on an infrequent basis.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30192700, 30199000, 30192000, 39130000, 30125100, 30197630

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Nexus has around 500 employees based at various locations within Tyne and Wear. Usage of many stationery items is varied and may be ordered on an infrequent basis.
This tender opportunity is divided into four lots.
— 80 gsm copier paper,
— Printer cartridges,
— Office furniture,
— General stationery.
Bidders are invited to bid for any or all Lots.
It is expected that the contract will commence on 01/04/12 for a three year period. This is subject to a successful initial six month probationary period. Nexus reserve the right to extend this period up to an additional 24 month period at their discretion.
There is a no minimum guaranteed spend associated with this contract.

II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Paper

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30197630, 30199000

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Printer Cartridges

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30125100

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Office Furniture

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39130000

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Stationery

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30192700

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:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no

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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open

IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

NEX11/35

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.1.2012 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:1.12.2011