Shredding and Secure Disposal Services Leicester

Shredding and Secure Disposal Services Leicester

ESPO, on behalf of the Pro5 group of professional buying organisations, is seeking to establish a framework agreement with a number of suppliers for the provision of shredding and secure disposal services (confidential materials) specifically for use by public bodies throughout the UK.

UK-Leicester: archive destruction services

2012/S 145-242550

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (see www.espo.org) on behalf of Pro5 (see www.pro5.org)
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
For the attention of: tenders@espo.org
LE19 1ES Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1162657926
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
Fax: +44 1162944399

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: www.espo.org

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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Other: Local Authority Services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Organisations stated in Contract Notice – Section II.1.5
Further information contact ESPO, Barnsdale Way, Grove Park
LE19 1ES Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Shredding & secure disposal services (confidential materials) – 981.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
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
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 800 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

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

Archive destruction services. Paper collecting services. Refuse and waste related services. Refuse recycling services. ESPO, on behalf of the Pro5 group of professional buying organisations, is seeking to establish a framework agreement with a number of suppliers for the provision of shredding and secure disposal services (confidential materials) specifically for use by public bodies throughout the UK. Whilst the shredding and disposal of documents will be the primary requirement, other confidential product/material e.g. magnetic media, uniforms, will be considered. An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the framework agreement. Whilst initially for use by local authorities served by the Pro5 Group (see http://www.espo.org/about-us/collaborative-procurement.aspx), being Central Purchasing Bodies as defined by the EU Combined Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC, the Framework Agreement may also be open for use by the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authority Councils; Educational Establishments (including academies); central government departments and their agencies; police, fire & rescue and coastguard emergency services; NHS and HSC bodies, including ambulance services; registered charities; registered social landlords. Full details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/about-us/ojeu-permissible-users.aspx.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

92512100, 90511400, 90500000, 90514000

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 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:

The value of 800 000 GBP is the estimated potential value based on known participating establishments. The value of participation by the wider public sector cannot be calculated accurately or guaranteed – but has nevertheless been incorporated within a range of 800 000 GBP to 1 000 000 GBP for the duration (including the extension option referred to at Section II.2.2).
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.4 includes the option period.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.10.2012. Completion 30.9.2014

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: On-site services

1)Short description

On-site shredding services involves specialist vehicles entering the customers site and securely shredding confidential waste there and then, following which a certificate of destruction is presented directly to the customer. The shredded waste is then taken away and securely disposed of.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

92512100, 90511400, 90500000, 90514000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Off-site services

1)Short description

Off-site shredding services involves simple collection vehicles collecting waste from the customers site in its original form, and safely transporting it to a secure facility where the waste is securely shredded and disposed of. A certificate of destruction will be issued to the customer along with the service invoice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

92512100, 90511400, 90500000, 90514000

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

Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The Supplier agrees that there shall be no discrimination by it against any person with respect to opportunity for employment or conditions of employment, because of age, culture, disability, gender, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation. The Supplier shall in all matters arising in the performance of the agreement comply with the provisions of the Sex Discrimination act 1975 and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and any regulations made there under. The Supplier shall in all matters arising in the performance of the Agreement comply with the provisions of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006. The Supplier must comply with the provisions of the Race Relations Act 1976, the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2002 and the Equality Act 2010 and shall ensure that they perform their responsibilities under this Agreement with due regard to the need to eliminate unlawful racial discrimination, and to promote equality of opportunity and good relationships between different racial groups.
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 detailed in invitation to tender.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in invitation to tender.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in invitation to tender.
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

Restricted
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:

981
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 93-153858 of 16.5.2012

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: 21.8.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

28.8.2012 – 17:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

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

GO Reference: GO-2012726-PRO-4109199.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: ESPO, on behalf of Pro5 will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the decision to award the contract is communicated to tenderers. This decision notice will incorporate the award criteria, the reasons for the decision, the reasons (if any) why a tenderer did not meet any technical specification, the identity of the successful tenderer(s) and a precise statement of when the standstill period is expected to end. Any appeal or challenge against the award decision must be communicated to the address stated in Section I.1 within the standstill period. If an appeal or challenge regarding the decision to award the contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have suffered harm or are at risk of harm by a breach of the procurement rules to take action in the High Court (England Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months) (NB this time limit may be reduced to 30 days in circumstances where the contract award has been publicised to all participants in accordance with the Regulations). Where a legal challenge is launched against the award decision ESPO is obliged to suspend the making of the contract. Where a challenge is made after the contract has been entered into then that contract could be declared ineffective and/or shortened and/or a fine imposed by the court, but only where the court are satisfied that there has been a serious breach of the procurement rules.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:26.7.2012