Staff and Student Uniforms Contract

Staff and Student Uniforms Contract

With the existing Contract expiring this Summer for The Supply of Staff & Student Uniforms, the University of Wolverhampton is looking to re-tender this category.

12/04: The Supply of Staff and Student Uniforms

Reference number: 12/04

Deadline date: 05/03/2012

This deadline is for… Expressions of Interest / PQQ Return Deadline

Contract value: £150,000 – £160,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: West Midlands Walsall, Wolverhampton, Telford and Burton

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: University of Wolverhampton


Description of the contract

With the existing Contract expiring this Summer for The Supply of Staff & Student Uniforms, the University of Wolverhampton is looking to re-tender this category and is therefore conducting this procurement with a view to putting in place a University Contract for the next three years to cover the requirements of the University. In general the chosen supplier of Staff and Student Uniforms will be required to provide: • High quality ‘value for money’ uniforms which will remain in a ‘fit for purpose’, suitable condition for at least a three year period. • A provision for students to be measured at pre-determined agreed dates before the uniforms are required. • Efficient complete delivery of uniforms on pre-determined agreed dates to ensure full customer satisfaction • A facility to hold a small buffer stock for ad-hoc orders to ensure high fulfilment levels. • A Management System that provides detailed management information such as; records of uniform issue, returns and purchases. It is intended that the chosen supplier will supply Student Uniforms for the commencement of Semester 1 (September 2012) to include prior measurement of students.


Classification of the contract

18100000 Occupational clothing, special workwear and accessories

18130000 Special workwear


Additional information

Contract type: Supplies – NotSpecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria below:

Priority Description of criteria Percentage weighting
1 Quality 65.00
2 Price 35.00

Estimated length of contract: 01/08/2012 – 31/07/2015


Who to contact

Contact name Karl Eagles

Address Finance Dept. , City Campus North, MX Building, Camp Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 1AD

Telephone 01902321000

Extension number:

Fax 01902321278


Web address


How to apply

All applicants will be required to register their organisation and complete a Supplier Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) as part of the Procurement process (PQQ Stage1), which can be accessed online via the link below. Please note the deadline for returning the PQQ is March 5th, 2012 (12noon). (All PQQ submissions will be assessed and a short list agreed for progressing to stage2). (Information for the Invitation to Tender Stage “Stage2”) – Invitation to Tender documents will be issued to those applicants that have progressed to stage 2. Tenders will be evaluated and the contract will be awarded to the most economically advantageous tender, dependant on Quality & Price against the pre agreed set of evaluation criteria as set out below; Evaluation Criteria: Quality (65%) + Price (35%) To express an interest in this Contract opportunity please view The University of Wolverhampton Procurement portal using the following link: Thank you