Supply of Wireless Load Cells

Supply of Wireless Load Cells

The Authority has a potential requirement for the Supply of Wireless Load Cells 1 Tonne, 5 Tonne, & 10 Tonne.


Reference number: LSBU7/0127

Deadline date:19/06/2013

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£10,000 – £113,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Telford and Wrekin Telford and Wrekin,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group


Description of the contract

The Authority has a potential requirement for the Supply of Wireless Load Cells 1 Tonne, 5 Tonne, & 10 Tonne. The requirement will comprise the issue of an ITT to those selected, to assess offered products against a Cardinal Points Specification (CPS) with proposed articles meeting the CPS then being subjected to trials. Products offered will also be assessed on the basis of affordability to the Authority based on its estimated requirement. The Authority may wish to conduct a Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), to assist in the down selection of prospective tenderers. Only those companies who can demonstrate a sufficient level of competence, experience and resources against the Authority’s pre-qualification criteria will be invited to tender. It should be noted that the AWARD software package may be used as part of the pre-qualification/tender assessment process. QA Standards or equivalent: The Contractor shall hold and maintain a certification to BS EN ISO 9001:2000/2008, issued by an accredited certification body. Companies wishing to express an interest in this requirement should in first instance submit an expression of interest, together with their ISO accreditation certificate including scope to the Authority’s nominated representative. Please note that the Authority reserves the right to exclude any potential suppliers whose ISO accreditation does not cover the scope of the Authorities requirement. In submitting an expression of interest. Expressions of interest should not exceed 2 x A4 Size Pages. Please note that late expressions will not be considered nor will expressions where no ISO Certificate with appropriate scope is provided. The announcement of a possible future requirement is not to be construed as confirmation that a tender/contract will subsequently be issued. The issue of a possible future requirement, or the issue of an Invitation to Tender, is not to be construed as a commitment by the Authority to place an order as a result of the tendering stage or at a later stage. Any expenditure, work or effort prior to any contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of the potential supplier.



Classification of the contract

42410000 Lifting and handling equipment


Additional information

Contract type: Supplies – Purchase

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/10/2013 – 31/12/2013


Who to contact

Contact name HARJIT UPPAL

Organisation name Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group


Telephone 01952673878

Extension number:

Fax 01952 673865

Web address


How to apply

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.