Supply and Delivery of Power Tools to All Local Authority Areas in Scotland
Scotland Excel – Supply and Delivery of Power Tools.
United Kingdom-Paisley: Power tools
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
Telephone: +44 3003001200
Fax: +44 1416187423
NUTS code: UKM
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10383
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supply and Delivery of Power Tools
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supply and Delivery of Power Tools to all local authority areas in Scotland.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating Councils and associate members within Scotland.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Supply and Delivery of Power Tools.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Option to extend for up to 12 months subject to performance.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other Procurement Documents for further information.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Employers Liability – no less than GBP 10 million indemnity limit each and every claim.
Public/ Products Liability – no less than GBP 2 million any one occurrence (in the aggregate for Products Liability).
Motor Insurance — statutory third party motor vehicle liability insurance to a minimum indemnity limit of 5 000 000 GBP for property damage and unlimited for Third Party Injury.
Other economic or financial requirements:
In addition to the insurance limits above, a search of the Tenderer against Equifax’s Protect should not return a ‘Warning’ or ‘Caution’ returnable code or any neutral code. If such a code is returned, the Tenderer may be required to provide any other document which Scotland Excel considers appropriate to prove the Tenderer does and would not present an unmanageable risk should it be appointed on to the proposed Framework Agreement.
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
These technical and professional ability selection criteria apply to each lot.
Samples, descriptions, photographs and certifications of authenticity.
Quality Assurance Schemes.
Quality Management Procedures.
Health and Safety Procedures.
Health and Safety Breach.
Environmental Management Standards.
Further to the description of the selection criteria outlined above, full guidance and the minimum levels of standards required are outlined in the “02-18 Information and Instructions for Tenderers” attachment, which can be found in the “Information and Instructions” folder of the Buyer Attachments area, within ITT 22086 of project 10020, the tender for Power Tools.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
Electronic auctions may be used if Councils opt to do so as part of a mini-competition call-off.
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Scotland Excel, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1AR, via PCS-Tender.
Scotland Excel Officers and Members.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
I.2 — Joint Procurement
Scotland Excel, as a central purchasing body, is procuring this framework for the use and benefit of its members namely 32 local authorities in Scotland, associate members, together with any Integration Authority, or other body, established pursuant to the Public Bodies (Joint Working)(Scotland)Act 2014.
Scottish Prison Service — All establishments owned and managed by the Scottish Ministers through the Scottish Prison Service.
Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC Ltd) and their member organisations across the higher and further education sector in Scotland and their associated and affiliated bodies.
NHS Scotland entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (i.e. all NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority or other NHS Organisation Established pursuant to the NHS (Scotland) Act 1978), any integrated Joint Boards established pursuant to the new Public Bodies (Joint Working) Scotland Act 2014.
The above is subject to each contracting authority entering into and maintaining a relevant membership agreement or other access agreement with Scotland Excel.
IV.1.3 — Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system.
Tenderers are advised that the envisaged maximum number of participants that might be appointed to the proposed framework agreement set out in section IV.1.3 of this contract notice is purely indicative. Scotland Excel reserves the right to appoint more or less bidders than the envisaged maximum number to the proposed framework agreement.
VI.2 — Information about electronic workflows.
Tenderers are advised that whether electronic ordering, invoicing and payment will be used or accepted is at the discretion of each Scotland Excel Council or Associate Member which will be settled by them during the procedure for the call-off of a contract under this proposed framework agreement.
Subcontractors on whose capacity the Tenderer does not rely: Scotland Excel will request the following information in the European Single Procurement Document (Scotland):
— whether the Tenderer intends to subcontract any share of the contract to a third party,
— list of the proposed subcontracts as far as it is known at that stage; and,
— what proportion/percentage of the contract does the Tenderer intend to subcontract.
Please note that these subcontractors on whose capacity the bidder does not rely will be subject to the rules regarding Exclusion as set at in II.2.14.
Contract management and community benefit requirements.
As per the Special Conditions, Suppliers will be required to provide Management Information (MI) on a quarterly basis and report on Community Benefits provided bi-annually.
MI requires an itemised statement to/for goods and services provided for each contracting authority who will be permitted to purchase under this proposed framework agreement down to a defined categorisation structure set out in the MI/Council Reporting template.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 10020. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
Tenderers will be required to confirm acceptance of the Community Benefits approach which are detailed in the Community Benefits attachment in the Buyer’s Area.
Suppliers will be required to deliver a specified level of community benefit ‘points’ within each council area which are proportionate to the level of spend received through the framework from that area.
An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/446) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: