Tender for Modular Assembly Fabrication

Tender for Modular Assembly Fabrication

Scottish Water is looking to appoint a supply chain partner under an open book agreement to provide a variety of modular based products assembled/fabricated in a ‘factory’ environment producing factory tested and fully functional units complete with O&M manuals using repeatable design for delivery to site for off loading to a pre prepared foundation slab or final installation area.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Fabrication work

2014/S 071-123024

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Scottish Water
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park, Cumbernauld Road, Stepps
For the attention of: Paul Stewart
Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1414147990

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.scottishwater.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10303

Electronic access to information: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Scottish Water
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park, Cumbernauld Road, Stepps
Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1414147990
Internet address: www.scottishwater.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Scottish Water
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park, Cumbernauld Road, Stepps
Contact point(s): Procurement and Supply Chain
For the attention of: Paul Stewart
Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1414147990
Internet address: www.scottishwater.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Scottish Water
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park, Cumbernauld Road, Stepps
Contact point(s): Procurement and Supply Chain
For the attention of: Paul Stewart
Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1414147990
Internet address: www.scottishwater.co.uk

I.2)Main activity

Water
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract

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

SW14/CAP/906 Modular Assembly Fabrication.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland.
NUTS code UK

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 a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 7
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 8 000 000 and 12 000 000 GBP

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

Modular Assembly Fabrication
Scope of work
Scottish Water is looking to appoint a supply chain partner under an open book agreement to provide a variety of modular based products assembled/fabricated in a ‘factory’ environment producing factory tested and fully functional units complete with O&M manuals using repeatable design for delivery to site for off loading to a pre prepared foundation slab or final installation area.
The scope will include but is not limited to:
1. Off site manufacture, fabrication and assembly of component based modular mechanical, electrical plant installations including associated components interdependency pipe work and control systems.
2. Production of equipment that is fully compliant with Scottish Water’s standard design(s) and specification.
3. Modular units to be capable of delivery from the fabricator at a level of completion to allow Factory Acceptance Test, Site Acceptance Test, installation and commissioning or commissioning by others.
4. Factory finished assemblies to be developed using proprietary modular equipment and associated components sourced from Scottish Water’s current framework agreements and the open market.
5. The capabilities required from the supply chain partner include design capability, product development acceptance, implementation/user training and a strong and robust procurement and material planning capability.
6. Full transparency of supplier’s actual costs to facilitate co-development and value engineering.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=300787

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45255400, 44400000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Modular Assembly Fabrication
Scope of work
Scottish Water is looking to appoint a supply chain partner under an open book agreement to provide a variety of modular based products assembled/fabricated in a ‘factory’ environment producing factory tested and fully functional units complete with O&M manuals using repeatable design for delivery to site for off loading to a pre prepared foundation slab or final installation area.
The scope will include but is not limited to:
1. Off site manufacture, fabrication and assembly of component based modular mechanical, electrical plant installations including associated components interdependency pipe work and control systems.
2. Production of equipment that is fully compliant with Scottish Water’s standard design(s) and specification.
3. Modular units to be capable of delivery from the fabricator at a level of completion to allow Factory Acceptance Test, Site Acceptance Test, installation and commissioning or commissioning by others.
4. Factory finished assemblies to be developed using proprietary modular equipment and associated components sourced from Scottish Water’s current framework agreements and the open market.
5. The capabilities required from the supply chain partner include design capability, product development acceptance, implementation/user training and a strong and robust procurement and material planning capability.
6. Full transparency of supplier’s actual costs to facilitate co-development and value engineering.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 8 000 000 and 12 000 000 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

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) A statement of the candidate’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years
(2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;
(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification from an independent body attesting conformity to environmental management standards in accordance with the Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS); or the European standard BS EN ISO 14001.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards.
(5) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
(6) Samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests.
(7) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided
(8) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures;
(9) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities;
(10) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
(11) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the candidate to carry out the work under the contract; or be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract; particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the candidate.
(12) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
(13) A list of works carried out over the past 5 years, detailing the value of the consideration received; when and where the work or works were carried out; and whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade or profession and properly completed.
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

30.4.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:

Please note This is for electronic notes of interest only. PQQ and Tender documents will be released through Public Contracts Scotland TENDERS in due course. (SC Ref:300787)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with regulation 33 of The Utilities Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (the Regulations) Scottish Water will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period between the communication of the award decision and the decision to enter into the contract with the successful Alliance Partner(s). A breach of any duty owed under the Regulations is actionable by any economic operator which, in consequence of the breach, suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage and such proceedings may be brought either the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought within 30 days of the date of knowledge of any infringement unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings may be brought
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.4.2014