Tender for Emergency Response Equipment

Tender for Emergency Response Equipment

YPO are looking for Providers to be appointed onto a Framework Agreement for the supply of emergency response equipment. The framework is designed primarily to meet the needs of Fire and Rescue Services and Police Services for use in Rescue and incident reporting.

United Kingdom-Wakefield: Rescue and emergency equipment

2014/S 044-073191

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
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: yes

All listed in (VI.3).

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Emergency response 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 and NI.
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: 100
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: 60 000 000 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 emergency response equipment. The framework is designed primarily to meet the needs of Fire and Rescue Services and Police Services for use in Rescue and incident reporting, however, it is available for use by all public sector organisations if it meets their requirements.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

40 000 000 GBP to 60 000 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 40 000 000 and 60 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Water Rescue protective clothing

1)Short description

Water rescue protective clothing – Including such things as dry and wet suits, etc. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Working at heights equipment

1)Short description

Working at heights equipment including climbing, ropes, pulleys. All equipment to work at heights and rescue. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Vehicle stabilising and cutting equipment

1)Short description

Spreaders, cutters, stabilising equipment for vehicles. All equipment to cut vehicles and stabilise them. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Life jacket and flotation devices

1)Short description

Life jackets and PFDs for personal safety when involved in water rescue. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Lighting

1)Short description

Emergency lighting, including flood lights, torches. All lighting involved in an emergency situation. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Small rescue tools

1)Short description

Small tools to be used in rescuing. Including knives etc. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Crafts and rafts

1)Short description

Inflatable rafts and crafts, and life boats. All boats, rafts and crafts associated in water rescue. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Thermal imaging camera and equipment

1)Short description

Thermal imaging cameras and associated equipment. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 9 Lot title: Portable and pop up shelter

1)Short description

Portable shelter and pop up shelter for use in shows and emergencies. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 10 Lot title: Diving equipment

1)Short description

All equipment and clothing associated with diving. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 11 Lot title: Hose, testing and repair

1)Short description

Hoses and testing and repair. Specification to be written by customer at mini competition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35112000, 31518200, 38651000, 44112100, 44112110, 45216129, 39525300, 34515200, 35110000, 75250000, 44165100, 44482100, 35111510, 37412242, 37412240, 37412241, 18221000

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

Please see documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please see documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please see documents.
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgement which has the force of res judicator in accordance with the legal provisions 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 authorities can demonstrate; (e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country 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 has not supplied 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;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3 (1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: please refer to documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: please refer to documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please see documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
please refer to documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
please refer to documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see 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. Quality. Weighting 40

2. Cost. Weighting 30

3. Delivery and continuous availability. Weighting 30

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:

000515
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

17.4.2014 – 10:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18.4.2014
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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

Whilst initially for use by local authorities and fire authorities served by YPO as Central Purchasing Bodies defined by the EU Combined Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC the Framework Agreement will be open to the entire public sector, other public bodies, such as the Police, Fire and Rescue Service, NHS Bodies and registered charities within the UK and to those central government departments and their agencies that wish to use it. Any OCB described below may utilise the resulting Framework Agreement from the commencement date. See the following websites for details:
Local Authority Councils: County, Unitary, District, Borough and Metropolitan Councils http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

(Parish and Community Councils are also permissible users)
Educational Establishments: Nursery School, Primary School, Middle or High School, Secondary School,Academy, Special School, Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), Further Education, College, University.
http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/index.php

http://www.ucas.com/students/choosingcourses/choosinguni/instguide/

http://www.ukschoolsdirectory.net/searchresult.php

http://www.edubase.gov.uk/search.xhtml?clear=true

Police, Fire and Rescue, Maritime and Coastguard Agency Emergency Services:
http://www.police-information.co.uk/police-directory/index.php?category=6

http://www.psni.police.uk/index.htm

http://www.scottish.police.uk/

http://www.nifrs.org/locations.php

http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/mcga07-home.htm http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

NHS Bodies, the HSC (Northern Ireland) and Ambulance Services:
http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=trusts

http://www.engage.hscni.net/partners/NIAS.html

http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/index.aspx

http://www.scottishambulance.com/AboutUs/HowWeOrganised.aspx

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure

Central Government Departments and their Agencies:
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

Registered Charities:
http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/About_us/Regulation/Registering_charities_index.aspx http://www.oscr.org.uk/

http://www.dsdni.gov.uk/ccni.htm

Registered Social Landlords: Government-funded, not-for-profit organisations that provide affordable housing. They include housing associations, trusts and cooperatives.
http://www.idea.gov.uk/idk/core/page.do?pageId=7175736

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 documents 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 ‘oppdocuments’ 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:28.2.2014