Supply and Distribution of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

Supply and Distribution of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

This tender is for the supply of fresh fruit and vegetables to schools and nurseries in the Borough of Telford and Wrekin to currently 61 sites.

United Kingdom-Telford: Vegetables, fruits and nuts

2013/S 131-226014

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Telford and Wrekin Council
Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way
TF3 4NT Telford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: lorna.hicks@telford.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.telford.gov.uk

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

General public services
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:

The Supply and Distribution of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKG21

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Vegetables, fruits and nuts. Fruit vegetables. Vegetables. This tender is for the supply of fresh fruit and vegetables to schools and nurseries in the Borough of Telford and Wrekin to currently 61 sites.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03220000, 03221200, 03221000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The scope of goods/services that are requested in this ITT cover the requirements for all school asand nursery locations across The Borough of Telford and Wrekin (currently 61 establishment).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 300 000 and 350 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
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: BTW 1

1)Short description

Establishment Address Order frequency (per week)
Lilleshall Primary Limekiln Lane, Lilleshall, Newport TF10 9HJ 1
Newport CE Junior Avenue Road, Newport TF10 7EA 1
Moorfield Primary Wellington Road, Newport TF10 7QU 2
Newport St. Peter’s & St. Paul’s Coppice Drive, Newport TF10 7UH 1
Muxton Primary Marshbrook Way, Muxton, Telford TF2 8SA 1
Donnington Wood CE Junior Leonard’s Close, Off Winifred’s Drive, Donnington, Telford TF2 8BH 1
Donnington Wood Infants Baldwin Webb Avenue, Donnington, Telford TF2 8EP 1
St. Matthew’s CE Primary Church Road, Donnington, Telford TF2 7PZ 1
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03220000, 03221200, 03221000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 37 500 and 43 750 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

There are 8 lots requiring the same supply and service but to 8 geographical areas
Lot No: 2 Lot title: BTW 2

1)Short description

Establishment Address Order frequency (per week)
Oakengates Children’s’ Centre The Place, Limes Walk Oakengates TF2 6EP 1
The Sutherland School Gibbons Road, Trench, Telford TF2 7JR 1
Teagues Bridge Primary Teagues Crescent, Trench, Telford TF2 6RE 1
Wrockwardine Wood CE Junior Church Road, Trench, Telford TF2 7HG 1
Wrockwardine Wood Infants Church Road, Trench, Telford TF2 7HG 1
Wrockwardine Wood Arts College New Road, Wrockwardine Wood, Telford TF2 6JZ 1
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03220000, 03221200, 03221000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 37 500 and 43 750 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

There are 8 Lots requiring the same supply and service but to 8 different geographical areas
Lot No: 3 Lot title: BTW 3

1)Short description

Establishment Address Order frequency (per week)
Apley Wood Primary Pool Farm Avenue, Leegomery, Telford TF1 4FQ 1
Millbrook Primary Grainger Drive, Leegomery, Telford TF1 4UJ 1/2 possibly
Dothill Junior Severn Drive, Wellington, Telford TF1 3JB 1
Wrekin View Primary North Road, Wellington, Telford TF1 3ES 1-2 possibly
St. Patrick’s RC Primary North Road, Wellington, Telford TF1 3ER 1
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03220000, 03221200, 03221000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 37 500 and 43 750 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

There are 8 Lots requiring the same supply and service but to 8 different geographical areas
Lot No: 4 Lot title: BTW 4

1)Short description

Establishment Address Order frequency (per week)
Ercall Wood Technology College Golf Links Lane, Wellington, Telford TF1 2DT 1
High Ercall Primary High Ercall, Telford TF6 6AF 1
Bratton St. Peter’s CE Primary Off Crowdale Road, Squirel Meadow, Bratton, Telford TF5 0NT 1
Short Wood Primary Holyhead Road, Wellington, Telford TF1 2DN 1
Meadows Primary Ketley, Telford TF1 4HF 1
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03220000, 03221200, 03221000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 37 500 and 43 750 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

There are 8 Lots requiring the same supply and service but to 8 different geographical areas
Lot No: 5 Lot title: BTW 5

1)Short description

Establishment Address Order frequency (per week)
Sir Alexander Fleming Primary 109 Southgate, Sutton Hill, Telford TF7 4HG 1
Madeley Infants Upper Road, Madeley, Telford TF7 5DL 1
John Randall Primary Queen Street, Madeley, Telford TF7 4DR 1
St. Mary’s RC Primary Coronation Crescent, Madeley, Telford TF7 5EJ 1
Lightmoor Primary Furnace Avenue, Telford TF4 3EJ 1
William Reynolds Primary Westbourne, Woodside, Telford TF7 5QW 1-2 possibly
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03220000, 03221200, 03221000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 37 500 and 43 750 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

There are 8 Lots requiring the same supply and service but to 8 different geographical areas
Lot No: 6 Lot title: BTW 6

1)Short description

Establishment Address Order frequency (per week)
Ladygrove Primary Old Office Road, Dawley, Telford TF4 2LF 1
Captain Webb Primary Webb Crescent, Pool Hill, Dawley TF4 3DU 1
Aqueduct Primary Castlefields Way, Aqueduct, Dawley TF4 3RP 1
Southall Special Off Rowan Avenue, Dawley TF4 3PN 1
Phoenix School Manor Road, Dawley, Telford TF4 3DZ 1
Lawley Primary Lawley, Telford TF4 2PR 1
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03220000, 03221200, 03221000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 37 500 and 43 750 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

There are 8 Lots requiring the same supply and service but to 8 different geographical areas
Lot No: 7 Lot title: BTW 7

1)Short description

Establishment Address Order frequency (per week)
Grange Park Primary Calcot Centre, Stirchley, Telford TF3 1YQ 1
St. George’s Primary London Road, St. George’s, Telford TF2 9LJ 1
Newdale Primary Marlborough Way, Overdale, Telford TF4 5HA 1-2
Queenswood Primary Yates Way, Ketley Bank, Telford TF2 0BA 1
Hollinswood Primary Dale Acre Way, Hollinswood, Telford TF3 3EP 1
Redhill Primary Gatcombe Way, Priorslee, Telford TF2 9GZ 1
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03220000, 03221200, 03221000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 37 500 and 43 750 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

There are 8 Lots requiring the same supply and service but to 8 different geographical areas
Lot No: 8 Lot title: BTW 3

1)Short description

Establishment Address Order frequency (per week)
Randlay Primary Randlay, Telford TF3 2LP 1
Old Park Primary Dawley, Telford TF4 2ED 1-2
Windmill Primary Beaconsfield, Brookside, Telford TF3 1LG 1-2
Lakeside Academy District Centre, Stirchley, Telford TF3 1FA 1
Brockton CE Primary Brockton, Much Wenlock, Shropshire TF13 6JR 1
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03221000, 03220000, 03221200

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 37 500 and 43 750 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

There are 8 Lots requiring the same supply and service but to 8 different geographical areas

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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Open
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 below

1. Quality. Weighting 50

2. Price. Weighting 40

3. CFC. Weighting 10

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:

Catering 003
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

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

13.8.2013 – 12:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Contract period is 2 years with the option to extend a further 1 + 1 years subject to satisfactory performance and continued requirement.
Your tender must be completed and submitted electronically by using Response Box through BiPs Delta e-sourcing by the due date of 13.8.13 at 12:00 hrs.
The information and documents for this tender will be accessible at the following website www.delta– esourcing.com. To be able to access these documents you will firstly need to register your company details and enter the following Access Code T55Z344ST2 at the bottom of the registration page, thereafter you will be issued with a USERNAME and PASSWORD. If you have already registered with Delta previously, please follow the link shown and click on the ‘Delta e-sourcing Home’ tab instead. This will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password to collect the tender documents.

You must then log back into Delta e-sourcing and then click on the Response Box tab, if you have added the Access Code to your registration you will automatically view the tender title, click on this link and you will be taken to the tender documents. If you have previously accessed Response Box then please enter the Access Code into Response Box and you will then be able to access the documentation. Please check that you are able to access these online ITT documents, if you are experiencing problems, then please contact the Delta helpdesk @ helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com or call +44 8452707050 for further assistance.

If you have registered and have forgotten your Username and Password, please click on the forgotten password link on the Delta e-sourcing homepage.
Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time. It is best practice to ensure all final documents are uploaded to the Response Box at least two hours before the closing time to ensure that any inadvertent technical issues do not prevent tender submission.
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For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
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GO Reference: GO-201374-PRO-4929313

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:

4.7.2013