Printing Services Tender

Printing Services Tender

Printing Framework – maximum of 21 suppliers.  AHDB wishes to appoint print suppliers who can provide cost effective and quality printed literature.

United Kingdom-Kenilworth: Printing services

2014/S 194-343054

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)
Stoneleigh Park
For the attention of: Danielle McGugan
CV8 2TL Kenilworth
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@ahdb.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.ahdb.org.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.ahdb.org.uk/about/procurement.aspx

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.ahdb.org.uk/about/procurement.aspx

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

Other: agriculture and hortiulture

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:

Printing services.

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
NUTS code UK,UKG13

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 21

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 180 000 and 2 200 000 GBP

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

AHDB wishes to appoint print suppliers who can provide cost effective and quality printed literature.
Projects can range from a small A7 card to a detailed manual of 12-224 pages.
All projects are to be produced in a consistent and colour matched fashion, with no deviation from the initial press calibrated colour proofs supplied.
Suppliers will be required for the provision of a range of print services.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79810000, 79800000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:

Lithographic print, digital print, labels, point of sale.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 18 000 000 and 22 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.5.2015. Completion 30.4.2019

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Lithographic printing

1)Short description

This lot comprises of Lithographic print services for AHDB’s range of stationary, leaflets and brochures.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22100000, 79810000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 300 000 and 1 400 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Digital printing

1)Short description

This lot comprises of digital print services for AHDB’s range of stationary and short run documentation.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79810000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 65 000 and 70 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Labels

1)Short description

This lot is for flexographic/lithographic/digital range of self-adhesive single and multi-page labels on reels.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79810000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 115 000 and 130 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4Lot title: Point of sale (POS)

1)Short description

This lot comprises large format printing for AHDB’s range of banners, posters and PoS items onto various substrates.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79810000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 87 000 and 95 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

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

Please see ITT.

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

Joint and severable liability.

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

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details will be requested as part of the pre qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Details will be requested as part of the pre qualification questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details will be requested as part of the pre qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Details will be requested as part of the pre qualification questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 21
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Scoring in PQQ.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

2014-022

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

no

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: 14.11.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

14.11.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

22.12.2014

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

Date: 4.2.2015 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Procurement officers.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: April 2018

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
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:

6.10.2014