Tender for Public Analyst Service – Suffolk

Tender for Public Analyst Service – Suffolk

Suffolk County Council are currently out to tender for the provision of a Public Analyst Service for the analysis of food and animal feed on behalf of Suffolk Trading Standards.

United Kingdom-Ipswich: Laboratory services

2020/S 004-004905

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Suffolk County Council
Postal address: Endeavour House, Russell Road
Town: Ipswich
NUTS code: UKH14
Postal code: IP1 2BX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: katrine.orourke@suffolk.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1473260232
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.suffolksourcing.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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:

Public Analyst Service

Reference number: CD0436/3

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71900000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Suffolk County Council are currently out to tender for the provision of a Public Analyst Service for the analysis of food and animal feed on behalf of Suffolk Trading Standards. This opportunity is available in the ‘Current Tenders’ area of portal. Interested parties are invited to express their interest to gain full access to the tender documentation. The deadline date for submissions of the tender is 5.2.2020 at 12.00 noon. Please note late returns will not be permitted. The deadline for clarification questions is 27.1.2020 which must be generated via the correspondence option on the website.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 228 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71900000
71620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH14
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of a Public Analyst Service for the testing and analysis of goods and samples submitted by Suffolk Trading Standards for the purpose of enforcing the following legislation:

(i) Food Safety Act 1990;

(ii) Agriculture Act 1970;

(iii) any other legislation where it is agreed that the contractor has access to appropriate facilities and qualification to test the goods or samples.

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

Start: 01/04/2020
End: 31/03/2026
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Any future requirement will be advertised once the scope and requirement are known.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in the procurement documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

As stated in the procurement documentation.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 05/02/2020
Local time: 12:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 01/04/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/02/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Monitoring Officer, Suffolk County Council
Postal address: Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road
Town: Ipswich
Postal code: IP2 2DX
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

06/01/2020