Printing and Delivery of Council Newspaper

Printing and Delivery of Council Newspaper

The printing and delivery of the Council’s Civic Newspaper from April 2014.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Newspapers

2013/S 233-404699

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cardiff Council
County Hall, Atlantic Wharf
For the attention of: David Pearn
CF10 4UW Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2920873732

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://appswales.alito.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://appswales.alito.co.uk/

Electronic access to information: http://appswales.alito.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Cardiff Council
County Hall, Atlantic Wharf
CF10 4UW Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2920873732
Internet address: http://appswales.alito.co.uk/

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Cardiff Council
County Hall, Atlantic Wharf
CF10 4UW Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2920873732
Internet address: http://appswales.alito.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Cardiff Council
County Hall, Atlantic Wharf
Contact point(s): Cashiers Safe, Room 206
For the attention of: Chief Officer for Legal and Democratic Services
CF10 4UW Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2920873732
Internet address: http://appswales.alito.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Civic Newspaper 2014.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 15: Publishing and printing services on a fee or contract basis
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cardiff.
NUTS code UK

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The printing and delivery of the Council’s Civic Newspaper from April 2014.
This will include: The printing and delivery of 12 editions per year commencing with edition 161 which is due to be delivered from 24.4.2014.
Quantity 150 000 per edition
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=4000

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22210000, 64111000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all 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:

12 editions per annum, 150 000 per edition.
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

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Printing of Civic Newspaper 2014

1)Short description

The printing of the Civic Newspaper 2014
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22210000

3)Quantity or scope

150 000 per edition
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Distribution of the Civic Newspaper 2014

1)Short description

Distribution of the Civic Newspaper 2014
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64111000

3)Quantity or scope

150 000 per edition
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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:

As per tender document.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As per tender document.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per tender document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
As per tender document.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per tender document.
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

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

9505CCC
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 17.1.2014
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

17.1.2014 – 12:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17.1.2014 – 12:00
Place:

Cardiff County Council, County Hall, Cardiff. CF10 4UW.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The procurement exercise will be conducted through the Alito E-tendering portal. This can be found at http://appswales.alito.co.uk To express an interest and enable you to access the tender documents, you will need to visit this site and perform a simple free registration for your organisation. You may already be registered on the alito system, therefore please check to avoid making a duplicate record. Once registration is complete you will be able to register your interest in the tender (entitled: Civic Newspaper 2014) in order to download the documents. All suppliers must select category SM09 and must have selected this on their supplier profile to access the tender documents. Please note the successful company will need to be fully registered and/or approved for this category before the Contract can commence. If you have any problems accessing the information then please contact Ceri Gordon on +44 2920873755.

(WA Ref:4000)

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:28.11.2013