Print and Mailing Tender

Print and Mailing Tender

We are looking for someone to print, package and send our annual university magazine. The magazine, Ziggurat, is sent to more than 70 000 people in the UK and around the world.

United Kingdom-Norwich: Printed books, brochures and leaflets

2014/S 083-144837

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of East Anglia
Purchasing Office, University of East Anglia, Earlham Road
For the attention of: S. Whitehead
NR4 7TJ Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1603592402
E-mail: s.whitehead@uea.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1603593526

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.uea.ac.uk

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and 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)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education
Other: Research

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:

Ziggurat: Print/Fulfilment/Postage.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University of East Anglia.

NUTS code UKH13

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

We are looking for someone to print, package and send our annual university magazine. The magazine, Ziggurat, is sent to more than 70 000 people in the UK and around the world and we are looking for someone to work with us to ensure that this quality publication reaches its audience in timely and cost effective fashion. The 52 page magazine will be signed off for print on 1.8.2014 and should land on doorsteps in early to mid-September 2014.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22100000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

We are looking for someone to print, package and send our annual university magazine. The magazine, Ziggurat, is sent to more than 70 000 people in the UK and around the world and we are looking for someone to work with us to ensure that this quality publication reaches its audience in timely and cost effective fashion. The 52 page magazine will be signed off for print on 1.8.2014 and should land on doorsteps in early to mid-September 2014.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:

Joint and Several.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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
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
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PUR/CON/547

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.6.2014 – 09:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

If you are interested in this contract please log onto our electronic tendering portal InTend( https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofeastanglia/asp/home.asp ) , and follow the instruction to register on the system and download the tender documentation.

InTend is an electronic tender system. It allows us to advertise our requirements for services and goods and for suppliers to express their interest in such opportunities. The system provides for the secure transfer of documents; queries to be dealt with sufficiently; evaluation of PQQs and shortlisting suppliers; evaluation of tender returns and finally award of contract
UEA expressly reserve the rights: (i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and (iii) to award (a) contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the requirements covered by this notice; and in no circumstances will UEA be liable for any costs incurred by bidders.

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:25.4.2014