Printing Agency Services Contract Durham

Printing Agency Services Contract Durham

The contract will be to support the delivery of the NWG Corporate Communications strategies by offering a range of effective, innovative and value for money print solutions.

United Kingdom-Durham: Printing and related services

2020/S 048-114904

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Northumbrian Water Ltd
National registration number: 02366703
Postal address: Boldon House, Wheatlands Way, Pity Me
Town: Durham
NUTS code: UKC
Postal code: DH1 5FA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Laura.McMain
E-mail: ojeuresponse@nwl.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1913016102Internet address(es):Main address: www.nwl.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://s1.ariba.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://s1.ariba.com

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Printing Agency Services

Reference number: NW2264

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79800000 – FG06

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The contract will be to support the delivery of the NWG Corporate Communications strategies by offering a range of effective, innovative and value for money print solutions. This will include, but not limited to, advice and professional support to help deliver the NWG Corporate Communications and brand strategy, bringing campaigns to life through a range of innovative and creative print solutions, print and delivery of a variety of materials including leaflets, postcards, posters, brochures and books. Volumes vary based on requirements throughout the year, spend is on average circa GBP 150 000-GBP 200 000 per year. The contract will be for an initial 2-year period with the option to extend for a further 3 x 12-month periods (2 + 1 + 1 + 1).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 875 000.00 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)

79800000
79810000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKH3
NUTS code: UKH14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract will be to support the delivery of the NWG Corporate Communications strategies by offering a range of effective, innovative and value for money print solutions. This will include, but not limited to, advice and professional support to help deliver the NWG Corporate Communications and brand strategy, bringing campaigns to life through a range of innovative and creative print solutions, print and delivery of a variety of materials including leaflets, postcards, posters, brochures and books. Volumes vary based on requirements throughout the year, spend is on average circa GBP 150 000-GBP 200 000 per year. The contract will be for an initial 2-year period with the option to extend for a further 3 x 12-month periods (2 + 1 + 1 + 1).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 875 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/07/2020
End: 30/06/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

NWL will have the option to extend the framework following the initial 2-year period for a further 3 x 12 month periods. The total maximum duration of the framework being 5 years.

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

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:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

If the Dun and Bradstreet credit rating returns a rating of ‘above average risk’ or ‘high risk’, the contracting entity will request further financial information for review and a parent company guarantee may be required.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please see the terms and conditions in the procurement documents.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

These will be set out in the tender documents.

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

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 27/03/2020
Local time: 12:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 01/08/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

Applicants are asked to note that this procurement process will be conducted electronically with all documents and communication being managed through the Northumbrian Water eSourcing Spend Management portal called ‘Ariba’.

Expressions of interest must be sent to the e-mail address ojeuresponse@nwl.co.uk before the deadline date of the 27 March 2020. Once expression of interest has been received that contains the details below, applicants will be given access to the Ariba portal within 48 hours from request. This portal will contain all the tender documents associated with this procurement that are available at the time. An email link will also be provided to the email address you provide to access the portal. The deadline for return of the completed PQQ is the 3 April 2020 at 12.00 noon.

When sending expression of interest, applicants must provide the following information:

1) Full company name;

2) Main contact details of the person who will be given access to the Ariba portal — name, job title, email address and telephone.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: TBC
Town: TBC
Country: United Kingdom
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:

04/03/2020