Promotional Print Tender

Promotional Print Tender

This tender is for the provision of Promotional Print and distribution services to our Group and its operating companies.

United Kingdom-London: Printed books, brochures and leaflets

2013/S 172-298184

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Go-Ahead Group
4 Matthew Parker Street
For the attention of: Rosella Tait
SW1H 9NP London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: rosella.tait@go-ahead.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.go-ahead.com

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Railway services
Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

For the Provision Of Promotional Print.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UK

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 13
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 1 000 000 and 2 000 000 GBP

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

Go-Ahead is one of the UK’s leading providers of passenger transport, delivering bus and rail services to predominantly urban markets.
Our companies are significant contributors to the UK’s public transport infrastructure. Employing around 23,000 people across the country, over one billion passenger journeys are taken on our bus and rail services each year.
This tender is for the provision of Promotional Print and distribution services to our Group and its operating companies.
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)Information about 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:

We are looking to award a 2 year fixed price contract for all marketing promotional printing products, subject to franchise expiry dates and extensions.
– Lot 1: – Bus Promotional Print Products: This will be broken down by units This lot is mainly ad hoc requirements which varies from one operating company to another and is not necessarily seasonal (apart from the timetables).
— Leaflets;
— Magazine;
— Timetables;
— Posters;
— Booklets.
– Lot 2: – Rail Promotional Print Products: This will be broken down by units. This lot is mainly ad hoc requirements which varies from one operating company to another and is not necessarily seasonal.
— Leaflets;
— Magazine;
— Posters;
— Booklets.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 1 000 000 and 2 000 000 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:
Range: between 1 and 2
In the case of renewable contracts, estimated time-frame for subsequent calls for competition:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Bus Promotional Print

1)Short description:

– Lot 1: – Bus Promotional Print Products: This will be broken down by units This lot is mainly ad hoc requirements which varies from one operating company to another and is not necessarily seasonal (apart from the timetables).
— Leaflets;
— Magazine;
— Timetables;
— Posters;
— Booklets.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Rail Promotional Print

1)Short description:

– Lot 2: – Rail Promotional Print Products: This will be broken down by units. This lot is mainly ad hoc requirements which varies from one operating company to another and is not necessarily seasonal.
— Leaflets;
— Magazine;
— Posters;
— Booklets.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Details to be provided in the Invitation to tender document (ITT).
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See III 1.1.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

See III 1.1.
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: Suppliers to express an interest by email to the person whose contact details are provided in I.1 A Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) will be issued out to those that have expressed an interest. This PQQ will be available for completion and submission on an electronic platform called Iasta. Details of login and password will be provided at the time of receiving the PQQ. Supplier to complete ans submit their PQQ on Iasta by the designated date.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: Suppliers to express an interest by email to the person whose contact details are provided in I.1 A Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) will be issued out to those that have expressed an interest. This PQQ will be available for completion and submission on an electronic platform called Iasta. Details of login and password will be provided at the time of receiving the PQQ. Supplier to complete ans submit their PQQ on Iasta by the designated date.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: Suppliers to express an interest by email to the person whose contact details are provided in I.1 A Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) will be issued out to those that have expressed an interest. This PQQ will be available for completion and submission on an electronic platform called Iasta. Details of login and password will be provided at the time of receiving the PQQ. Supplier to complete ans submit their PQQ on Iasta by the designated date.
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:

To be confirmed upon reception of the PQQ.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: ..
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

30.9.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Please note that it is our intention to award the contract for 2 years, however this contract is subject to rail franchise periods and terms.
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:4.9.2013