Postal Services Tender – Northern Ireland Public Sector

Postal Services Tender – Northern Ireland Public Sector

CPD is seeking to establish a Contract for the provision of Postal services at locations throughout Northern Ireland.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Postal services

2020/S 248-619181

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department of Finance
Postal address: 303 Airport Road West
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT3 9ED
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: SSDAdmin.CPD
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department for Communities NI
Postal address: Lighthouse Building, 1 Cromac Place
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT7 2JB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department for Infrastructure NI
Postal address: Clarence Court Adelaide Street
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT2 8GB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department for the Economy NI
Postal address: Netherleigh, Massey Avenue
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT4 2JP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department of Agriculture Environment and Rural Affairs NI
Postal address: Dundonald House
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT4 3SB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department of Education NI
Postal address: Rathgael House
Town: Bangor
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT19 7PR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department of Finance
Postal address: Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
Town: BELFAST
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT3 9ED
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department of Health NI
Postal address: Castle Buildings
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT4 3SQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department of Justice NI
Postal address: Block B, Castle Buildings
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT4 3SG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Executive Office
Postal address: Stormont Castle
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT4 3TT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland
Postal address: Linum Chambers, 2 Bedford Square
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT2 7ES
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Education Authority NI
Postal address: 40 Academy Street
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT1 2NQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Northern Ireland Housing Executive
Postal address: 2 Adelaide Street
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT2 8BP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NI Water and its subsidiaries
Postal address: Westland House
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT14 6TE
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Translink
Postal address: Procurement Department
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT2 7LX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves 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://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ID 2933249 — The Provision of Postal Services for the Northern Ireland Public Sector 2021

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

64110000 Postal services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Construction and Procurement Delivery (CPD) plans to establish a contract for postal services on behalf of the participating bodies listed in the Specification Annex 4 (hereafter referred to as the Client). CPD is seeking to establish a Contract for the provision of Postal services at locations throughout Northern Ireland. Further details of specific requirements are provided within the Tender Documents and Annexes. The supplier will be responsible for managing and delivering the specified services at the different premises in a flexible and responsive way.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

64112000 Postal services related to letters
64113000 Postal services related to parcels

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Construction and Procurement Delivery (CPD) plans to establish a contract for postal services on behalf of the participating bodies listed in the Specification Annex 4 (hereafter referred to as the Client). CPD is seeking to establish a contract for the provision of Postal services at locations throughout Northern Ireland. Further details of specific requirements are provided within the tender documents and Annexes. The supplier will be responsible for managing and delivering the specified services at the different premises in a flexible and responsive way.

 

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36

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 values are estimates and no level of business is guaranteed. The initial contract period is 36 months with an optional extension of up to 24 months.

 

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2)Administrative information

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

Date: 25/01/2021
Local time: 15:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The successful contractor’s performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. Contractors not delivering on contract requirements. is a serious matter. It means the public purse is not getting what it is paying for. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in construction procurement delivery supplies and services division for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be. regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance and the. contract may be terminated. The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Centres of Procurement Expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland. Procurement Policy for a period of twelve months from the date of issue of the certificate.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: This is not applicable in the UK
Town: This is not applicable in the UK
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. This provides time for the unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/12/2020