Tender for a range of tools to support military platforms

Tender for a range of tools to support military platforms

Miscellaneous hand tools. Power tools. Pneumatic hand tools. The Authority is considering establishing a one year enabling contract for a range of tools to support military platforms. There will be an option included for a further 6 months.

United Kingdom-Telford: Miscellaneous hand tools

2014/S 043-071052

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

DSG, Defence Support Group
Building B15, MOD Donnington, Donnington
Contact point(s): LSBU, CPT1
For the attention of: Nicola Holland
TF2 8JT Telford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1952673952
E-mail: nicola.holland@dsg.mod.uk
Fax: +44 1952673867

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Defence
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

A range of tools to support military platforms.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKG21

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 months: 12
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 500 000 and 10 000 000 GBP

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

Miscellaneous hand tools. Power tools. Pneumatic hand tools. The Authority is considering establishing a one year enabling contract for a range of tools to support military platforms. There will be an option included for a further 6 months.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44512000, 43830000, 42651000

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: no
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:

The Authority is considering establishing a one year enabling contract for a range of tools to support military platforms. It is the Authority’s intention to operate electronic trading by migrating the Contract to P2P (Purchase to Payment) from the outset or within 3 months of contract award. It is the intention to place a framework with a single supplier however, if on tender evaluation , best value would be achieved by placing more than one contract with more than one supplier, the Authority reserves the right to do this. Tenderers shall be provided with NATO Stock Numbers and shall be required to source items using ISIS to provide prices and lead-times. Full details of Tender evaluation criteria and Contract award decision process shall be provided in the ITT.
Any resulting Contract shall contain a set of Key Performance Indicators to measure performance in areas such as delivery and quality, and shall include remedies for poor performance.
In accordance with the Government’s transparency agenda, the Authority shall publish the Tender and Contract documents online.
The Authority reserves the right to add items of similar nature to the contract during its lifetime.
There will be an option included for a further six months.
Expressions of Interest to participate in this requirement are to be submitted on DCO by completing the PQQ. The PQQ shall be assessed on the DCO using the selection criteria given within the PQQ and with each question. It is the intention to down select to between 5 and 8 economic operators who will be invited to tender. Only those suppliers who provide all mandatory information and are not subject to mandatory exclusion will be invited to tender.
No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement or contract. There is no guarantee that any framework of contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation, etc. will be paid if a tender or resulting framework is withdrawn for any reason. Bidders should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 500 000 and 10 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: A further 6 month option may be considered.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 3 (from the award of the contract)
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: 12 (from the award of the contract)

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:

Payment will follow delivery.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

If a group of economic operators submits a bid, the group must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Authority. The Authority shall require the group to form a legal entity before entering into a contract.
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#dspr

Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Evidence of ISO9001:2008 accreditation or equivalent — Please provide copy of current certificate which details scope relevant to this procurement. This information should be provided as part of your PQQ response.
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Interested suppliers are required to complete the PQQ to provide information that allows the Authority to evaluate the supplier’s capacities and capabilities.
The Authority will use the PQQ response to create a shortlist of tenderers who:
1. Are eligible to participate under Section III.2.1 of this Contract Notice;
2. Fulfil any minimum standards quoted within the PQQ;
3. Best meet in terms of capacity and capability the selection criteria set out in sections III.2 of this Contract Notice.
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:

LSBU5/0195
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

31.3.2014 – 16:00
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

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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
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GO Reference: GO-2014227-DCB-5492373.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

DSG, DSG

Body responsible for mediation procedures

DSG, DSG

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

DSG, DSG

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27.2.2014