Tender for Operational Print Distribution and Storage

Tender for Operational Print Distribution and Storage

This tender is for the provision of operational print distribution and storage amongst Go-Ahead bus and rail operations.

United Kingdom-London: Printed matter and related products

2014/S 071-123026

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Go Ahead Group Holding
For the attention of: Rosella Tait
SW1H 9NP London
E-mail: rosella.tait@go-ahead.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.go-ahead.com

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Railway services
Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Operational Print, Storage and Distribution.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

This tender is for the provision of operational print distribution and storage amongst Go-Ahead bus and rail operations. This is subject to rail franchise periods and terms. The scope may increase or decrease during the tendering process with the potential gain of TSGN or loss of Southern.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000, 60000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about 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:

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 500 000 and 1 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
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: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1 – Operational Print Products

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope:

Bus and Rail Operational Print Products: This will be broken down by the last 12 month usage, delivery quantity, specification, pack size and operator. This lot is mainly ad hoc requirements, which varies from one operating company to another.
— Forms
— Posters
— Booklets
— Letterheads
— Business Cards
— Stationery
— Compliment Slips
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2 – Storage and Distribution

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22000000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope:

Storage and Distribution: This will be broken down by units and type:
— Goods in box/parcel – boxes and poster tubes vary according to the size of each item being produced, but all boxes and tubes have a weight restriction of 15 kgs.
— Goods in pallet – 1200 mm (48”) x 1000 mm (40”) four way entry pallets with a maximum height of 1050 mm (42”) from the floor to the top of the pallet.
— Pick rate within 24 hours
— Pick and pack same day
— Pallet storage (per week)
— Shelf storage (per week)
— Poster tube (per week)
— Pick, pack and deliver for destruction
— Management per month
— Standard delivery
— 24 hour courier delivery UK mainland
— Pre 12:00 delivery
— Pre 9:00 delivery

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:
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

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

22.4.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

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

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:

I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s):
Official name: For The Provision Of Operational Print Distribution And Storage
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:8.4.2014