Supply of Sand and Water Play Equipment

Supply of Sand and Water Play Equipment

YPO are looking for Providers to be appointed onto a Framework Agreement for the supply of Sand and Sand and Water Play Equipment, for use mainly in the education market.

UK-Wakefield: Educational equipment

2013/S 092-156628

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation
41 Industrial Park
Contact point(s): Contracts
For the attention of: Katey Stothard
WF2 0XE Wakefield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: contracts@ypo.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendering.ypo.co.uk/epps

Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ypo.co.uk/epps

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://etendering.ypo.co.uk/epps

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
Education
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 of Sand and Water Play Equipment.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK Wakefield
UK Wide
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 12
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 550 000 and 750 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

YPO are looking for Providers to be appointed onto a Framework Agreement for the supply of Sand and Sand and Water Play Equipment, for use mainly in the education market. The framework is designed to meet the needs of YPO by establishing an agreement for providers to deliver stock into YPO’s distribution centre in Wakefield, West Yorkshire as well direct delivery to our customers thoughout the UK.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39162000, 37520000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 550 000 and 750 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.1.2014. Completion 31.12.2018

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Play Sand

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39162000, 37520000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.1.2014. Completion 31.12.2018
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Sand and Water Toys and Equipment

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39162000, 37520000

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.1.2014. Completion 31.12.2018
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Sand and Water Trays and Accessories

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39162000, 37520000

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.1.2014. Completion 31.12.2018
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Aprons, Tablecloths and Mats

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39162000, 37520000

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.1.2014. Completion 31.12.2018
5)Additional information about lots

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
a) is bankrupt or isbeingwound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into anarrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arisingfrom a similarprocedure under national laws and regulations;
b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up oradministration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings undernationallaws and regulations;
c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicator in accordance with the legalprovisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authoritiescandemonstrate;
e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance;
f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions ofthecountry in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or hasnotsupplied such information;
h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to the tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to the tender documents.
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. Cost. Weighting 45

2. Quality. Weighting 25

3. Delivery. Weighting 15

4. Customer Service. Weighting 10

5. Sustainability. Weighting 5

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:

000437.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.6.2013 – 14:00
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

Date: 20.6.2013

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

For more information please email the contacts stated above. This procurement process will take place through YPO’s e-procurement system. Can all tenderers wishing to receive the tender docuements please go online to https://etendering.ypo.co.uk/epps/home.do and ‘Register as a Supplier’. Once you have registered, please follow these steps: Click on the ‘opportunities register’; Click on the title of interest; Click on ‘show opp menu’; Click on ‘expression of interest’. You should then be able to view the tender documents by clicking on the ‘opps documents’ or also start to answer the questions by clicking on ‘tender questions and returns’.

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:10.5.2013