Supply Writing and Colouring Instruments to Kent County Council

Supply Writing and Colouring Instruments to Kent County Council

This agreement is divided into seven lots with each lot containing more than one category. Lot 1: Ballpoint and Retractable, Lot 2: Highlighters.

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Writing instruments

2020/S 222-547355

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Kent County Council (t/a KCS)
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Maidstone
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: ME14 1XQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Ian Day
E-mail: ian.day@csltd.org.uk
Telephone: +44 1622236697
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.commercialservices.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.commercialservices.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Writing and Colouring Instruments — Y21016

 

Reference number: DN509546

II.1.2)Main CPV code

39292400 Writing instruments

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

 

This framework is for the provision of writing and colouring instruments.

This agreement is divided into seven lots with each lot containing more than one category.

Lot 1: Ballpoint and Retractable,

Lot 2: Highlighters,

Lot 3: Drawing Pencils and Pencils,

Lot 4: Drywipe Markers,

Lot 5: Art and Craft Instruments,

Lot 6: Colouring Pens and Pencils,

Lot 7: Miscellaneous Pens.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Ballpoint and Retractable Instruments

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30192121 Ballpoint pens

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A range of ballpoint pens — retractable and standard.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Highlighters

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30192000 Office supplies
30192125 Markers

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A range of highlighter pens, various sizes, colours, packs and uses.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Drawing Pencils and Pencils

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30192130 Pencils

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a wide range of drawing pens, pencils and writing instruments.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Drywipe Markers

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30192125 Markers

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A range of drywipe board markers.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Art and Craft Instruments

 

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

37820000 Art supplies

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A range of calligraphy and technical writing instruments as well as specialist metallic markers.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Colouring Pens and Pencils

 

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

37820000 Art supplies

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a wide range of colouring pens and pencils and other associated writing instruments.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Miscellaneous Pens

 

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39292400 Writing instruments

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a wide range of writing instruments not previously mentioned in the notice.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 20
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

 

 

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 17/12/2020
Local time: 13:30
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/12/2020
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.3)Additional information:

 

This opportunity will be completed via ProContract, a site run by Proactis, the electronic tendering suite of the Kent Business Portal.

To gain access and complete the necessary documents please follow the instruction below:

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— select organisation — commercial services;

— select the opportunity appropriate to you from the list provided;

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2) when you log in to Proactis go to my activities, select commercial services and you will be presented with the opportunity.

Following the instruction from herein.

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Tenderers must ensure that they maintain their registration to the portal at all times to ensure that they receive any subsequent mini competition requests.

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The ProContract System maintains a strict audit trail part of which gives detail as to the exact time that a response was uploaded. This audit trail will be used to determine if a tender or mini-competition response is late.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Commercial Services Kent Ltd
Postal address: 1 Abbey Wood Road, Kings Hill
Town: West Malling
Postal code: ME19 4YT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: ian.day@csltd.org.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/11/2020