Supply Chain Transformation Expansion – MOD Industry Day 20 October 2020

Supply Chain Transformation Expansion – MOD Industry Day 20 October 2020

We are keen to seek the views of Industry, who may be interested in participating in the procurement process, in helping to shape the requirement.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Warehousing services

2020/S 174-421636

Prior information notice for contracts in the field of defence and security

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Logistic Support (LS)
Postal address: Ministry Of Defence, Logistics Delivery Operating Centre, Supply Chain Transformation Expansion, NH3 Cedar 3a
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Karin Larsen
E-mail: DESLD-StratComrcl@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7970261986

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/defence-equipment-and-support

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Defence

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:

Supply Chain Transformation Expansion, Warehousing and Distribution Optimisation (WDO) Industry Day

II.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 3: Defence services, military defence services and civil defence services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance:
UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)
II.3)Information on framework agreement

II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works or nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

The Supply Chain Transformation Expansion (SCTX) programme is part of the Logistic Delivery Operations Centre (LDOC) within Defence Equipment and Support based in Abbey Wood Bristol. The team is responsible for delivering the SCTX requirement to understand, control and optimise the Defence Warehouse and Distribution capability in the UK Strategic Base. The aim is to carry out competitive tendering activity starting in Q4 21, the start date for procurement activity in this notice provides an indicative date only. Further analysis is needed which will affect the value of the procurement, an indicative value for the resulting contracts is somewhere in the range of GBP 5 million and GBP 12 million per annum dependent on the options taken forward.
The purpose of this PIN is to advise potential providers of a market engagement day being held for The authority’s requirement for the SCTX programme. The aims of the SCTX programme are to optimise the MOD’s warehousing and distribution network and to deliver an efficient and effective solution, through the competent management of MOD’s warehouse facilities.
The Warehousing and Distribution Optimisation (WDO) project is tasked to understand, control and optimise the Defence Warehouse and Distribution capability in the UK Strategic Base. The types of solution the authority would like to consider are; multi location warehousing estate capacity and capability management system. Software as a solution, 3PL and 4PL. Multi location warehousing estate capacity and capability control tower.
We are keen to seek the views of Industry, who may be interested in participating in the procurement process, in helping to shape the requirement. This process will begin with a market engagement day being held in Bicester, UK on the 20 October 2020. This will be the first of several engagement events, at which we are looking to share the scale and scope of the programme, together with our desired outcomes. Please note that due to the current Covid-19 restrictions on group gatherings, the authority reserves the right to change the location and functionality of the market engagement day. This may include holding the market engagement days virtually. In all scenarios, the authority reserves the right to restrict the number of attendees. The authority will provide written notice of any changes via email to all interested parties. To register your interest please email the following email address: DESLD-StratComrcl@mod.gov.uk by 18 September 2020.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000 and 12 000 000 GBP

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

63122000 Warehousing services63521000 Freight transport agency services75220000 Defence services60000000 Transport services (excl. Waste transport)63120000 Storage and warehousing services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract

Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.10.2021

II.7)Additional information:

If you wish to attend the WDO Industry Day on 20 October 2020, please provide:
Company name:
Registered address:
Name of attendees (a limit of 2 attendees will be applied).

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

VI.2)Additional information:

The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on http://www.contracts.mod.uk.

You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.
Suppliers must log in, go to your response manager and add the following access code: K3J4Z695G6.
Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.
Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing support@contracts.mod.uk or Telephone 0800 282 324.

Go reference: GO-202093-DCB-17023021

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:

3.9.2020