Supply of Postal Franking Machinery plus ongoing annual maintenance

Supply of Postal Franking Machinery plus ongoing annual maintenance

Angus Council.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SUPPLIES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Angus Council

CORPORATE SERVICES, Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park,

Forfar

DD8 1AX

UK

HEAD OF LAW AND ADMINISTRATION

+44 8452777778
http://www.angus.gov.uk/

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Angus Council

CORPORATE SERVICES, Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park,

Forfar

DD8 1AX

UK

GLEN ANDERSON

+44 8452777778
http://www.angus.gov.uk/

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Angus Council

CORPORATE SERVICES, Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park,

Forfar

DD8 1AX

UK

HEAD OF LAW AND ADMINISTRATION

+44 8452777778
http://www.angus.gov.uk/

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Supply of Postal Franking Machinery plus ongoing annual maintenance

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The requirement here is for the purchase of franking machinery and ongoing maintenance to replace the machinery in place at present within the mailroom of Angus House, Forfar which is the Headquarters of Angus Council. Just under half a million items of mail are processed annually through this mail room which has 2 franking machines to deal with this. The new machinery must be future proofed to allow the possibility of using other mail carriers both now and in the future and must also be able to provide relevant paperwork to allow the reclamation of VAT charged on mail items.

 

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=224289.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=224289.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

199999 other Facilities and Management Services
301200 Postage
309999 other Mail Services

140 … Tayside, Central & Fife

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

2 FRANKING MACHINES SOLUTIONS WITH RELATED ANNUAL MAINTENANCE

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

AC/12/029/CSL

4.3

Time Limits


27-03-2012  Time  12:00

b) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

c) Estimated award date  28-03-2012

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=224289

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:224289)

5.2

Additional Documentation

FINAL FRANK MACHINE TENDER03-12
Angus Council Conditions of Contract for the Supply of Goods (and Any Related Services)
Angus Council Conditions of Contract for the Supply of Software and / or Software Support
Angus Council Conditions of Contract for the Purchase of Goods
Angus Council Conditions of Contract for the Provision of Services

5.3

Publication date of this notice

20-03-2012