Supply of Office Furniture 2014
Framework for Dudley MBC.
UK-Dudley: Office furniture
Section I: Contracting authority
Council House, Priory Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
For the attention of: C. Morgan
DY1 1HF Dudley
Telephone: +44 1384814862
Fax: +44 1384814831
General address of the contracting authority: www.dudley.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.blackcountrybusiness.co.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)
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Further information is contained in VI.3.
Section II: Object of the contract
NUTS code UKG
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 19 800 000 GBP
39130000, 39151200, 39120000, 39153000, 39156000, 39132100, 39113000, 39134000, 39121000, 39110000
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Payable documents: no
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Members and Officers of the Council only.
Section VI: Complementary information
Please note that estimated usage figures provided in this notice are based on historical information and cannot be guaranteed under this contract.
Dudley MBC will be utilising its e-procurement portal In-Tend for this procurement exercise. The PQQ should be received no later than 10.7.2013 at (noon) 17:00 hours and will be available for download until 23:59 hours on 9.7.2013. URL: www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk
To access documents bidders are required to register with the website. This may be done in two ways; 1) use the Register/Sign In button located on the Home screen or 2) find the project under the All Opportunities link and use the Express Interest button. Companies who have previously registered with the website will invited to input their login detail
New Users will be invited to go through the Registration wizard. New Users, upon registration will receive an automatic notification of their unique login details. Once an expression of interest has been accepted by the system, Users MUST log back into the system to access documents. Now they will appear under the My Tenders tab. Further assistance with the system may be obtained by contacting the System Administrator on +44 1384812714 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Guidance documents are also published under the Help screen which can be found on the home screen at www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk
Invitations to Tender, it is anticipated will be issued during September 2013. The exact date given above is subject to change and is given only as an estimate. Requests to participate must be by way of completion and return of the PQQ by no later than noon on 10.7.2013.
Please note that the estimates given above for the potential value of this Framework Agreement cannot be guaranteed by the Framework owner. They are based on the best available knowledge at the time of compiling this Notice.
Where information is absent the Framework owner has taken their own estimated contract value and extrapolated this to give potential bidders an indication of the potential value of this Framework Agreement.
Please note that this is subject to the individual requirements of each potential participant.
No potential participating Authority/Organisation can guarantee the level of business that may be generated by this arrangement.
The Framework owner expressly reserves the right:
i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;
ii) to make whatever changes it sees fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition;
iii) to award contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the requirement covered by this notice; and
iv) to award contract(s) in stages and in no circumstances will the Council be liable for any costs incurred by candidates.
Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:31.5.2013