Print Marketplace – Printing Services for UK Public Sector

Print Marketplace – Printing Services for UK Public Sector

Crown Commercial Service is seeking to establish a Framework contract with a single supplier to provide, host and manage a system known as print marketplace.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Printing services

2020/S 027-063410

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service (CCS)
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.crowncommercial.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about 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://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Print Marketplace

Reference number: RM6071

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79810000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is seeking to establish a framework contract with a single supplier to provide, host and manage a system known as print marketplace. The print marketplace shall:

— service the high-volume, low-spend print requirements across the public sector,

— enable public sector buyers with access to a pre-qualified, dynamic and local supplier base, and

— offer real-time instant pricing across the print landscape.

The supplier shall provide a full end to end service including the management of: the system, the print supply chain and buyer registrations and support.

CCS is partnering with YPO to put this framework contract in place.

The full requirements are set out in Attachment 10 — Framework Schedule 5 (Specification), in the ITT.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22000000
22100000
22110000
22111000
22150000
22160000
22300000
22440000
22450000
22456000
22457000
22458000
22459000
22459100
22460000
22461000
22461100
22462000
22470000
22820000
22821000
22822000
22822100
22822200
22900000
30197630
30197640
30197643
30197645
30211300
79800000
79810000
79821000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is seeking to establish a framework contract with a single supplier to provide, host and manage a system known as print marketplace. The print marketplace shall:

— service the high-volume, low-spend print requirements across the public sector,

— enable public sector Buyers with access to a pre-qualified, dynamic and local supplier base, and

— offer real-time instant pricing across the print landscape.

The supplier shall provide a full end-to-end service including the management of: the system, the print supply chain and buyer registrations and support.

CCS is partnering with YPO to put this framework contract in place.

The full requirements are set out in Attachment 10 — Framework Schedule 5 (Specification), in the ITT.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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 value provided in Section II.1.5) is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to suppliers any business through this framework contract.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the 2015 Public Contract Regulations (implementing the directive) on the basis of information provided in response to an invitation to tender (ITT) registering for access.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 241-591873

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

Date: 06/03/2020
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/03/2020
Local time: 15:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

As part of this contract notice the following documents can be accessed at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/e8e0f48f-9a52-4516-b6fa-928c222bba13

1) Contract notice transparency information for the agreement;

2) Contract notice authorised customer list;

3) Rights reserved for CCS framework.

On 2.4.2014 Government introduced its Government Security Classifications (GSC) scheme which replaced Government Protective Marking Scheme (GPMS). A key aspect is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All bidders should make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact this requirement. This link provides information on the GSC at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Cyber Essentials is a mandatory requirement for Central Government contracts which involve handling personal information or provide certain ICT products/services. Government is taking steps to reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.To participate in this procurement, bidders must be able to demonstrate they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials, for services under and in connection with this procurement.

Registering for access:

This procurement will be managed electronically via the eSourcing suite. This will be the route for sharing all information and communicating with bidders. If you have recently registered on the eSourcing suite for another CCS procurement you can use the same account for this new procurement. If not, you will first need to register your organisation on the portal.

Use the following link for information on how register and use the eSourcing tool: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers

For assistance please contact the eSourcing Help desk operated by email at help@eSourcingsolution.co.uk or call 0800 069 8630.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

05/02/2020