Total Waste Management Tender

Total Waste Management Tender

5 Lots. Lot 1: Domestic/Recycling Waste; Lot 2: Clinical Waste.

United Kingdom-Edgbaston: Collection, transport and disposal of hospital waste

2019/S 227-557263

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as agent for the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (‘UHCW’)
Postal address: 19 George Road
Town: Edgbaston, Birmingham
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: B15 1NU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: TotalWasteEnquiries@HTEPG.com
Telephone: +44 08458875000
Internet address(es):Main address: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.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: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Framework Agreement for Total Waste Management

Reference number: SF052158

II.1.2)Main CPV code

90524400

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

HealthTrust Europe is seeking to establish a framework agreement for the provision of total waste management which has 5 lots.

This will include:

— Lot 1: Domestic/Recycling Waste;

— Lot 2: Clinical Waste,

— Lot 3: Reusable Sharps Waste,

— Lot 4: Confidential Waste,

— Lot 5: Total Waste Management.

HTE proposes to enter into the framework agreement for a maximum period of 4 years with the successful tenderer (successful tenderer), being an initial 2 years period and the option to extend by 2 periods of 12 months each, after the initial period.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 72 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 5
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Domestic Waste

Lot No: Lot 1 – Domestic & Recyclable Waste

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

90510000
90513000
90513300
90524400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tenderers for this lot are required to be able to do the following:

The collection, transportation, disposal and recycling of domestic, general and miscellaneous waste (mixed municipal waste from healthcare and related sources that is the same as, or similar to, black-bag domestic waste from domestic households), may also include food waste, non-hazardous waste and offensive/hygiene waste. This will be broken down into the following categories:

— general waste,

— recycling (for glass, metal, cardboard, plastics and similar recyclable waste systems where necessary),

— food waste,

— WEEE waste,

— bulk waste.

Could also include a provision for a compactor.

Terms and conditions/Activity Based Income (ABI)

The terms and conditions of this framework agreement and any resulting call-off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, The management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE.

Submission of expressions of interest and procurement information

This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

Log into the portal with username/password. Click the SQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers link.

These are the SQs/ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant SQ/ITT to access the content.

Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page.

This will move the SQ/ITT into your My SQs/My ITTs page.

You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the SQ/ITT Details box.

Follow the on screen instructions to complete the SQ/ITT.

Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page.

If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at help@bravosolution.co.uk. Sid4Gov

HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at sid4gov@gps.gsi.gov.uk

Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the SQ on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the qualification and technical envelopes of the SQ in Bravo in full.

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

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This framework agreement can be renewed for 12 months + 12 months (additional 24 months in total).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Clinical Waste

Lot No: Lot 2 – Clinical Waste

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34928480
42320000
90524000
90524100
90524200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tenderer’s for this lot are required to be able to do the following:

The collection, transportation and disposal of clinical waste, may include: healthcare waste, infectious waste, pathological waste, pharmaceutical waste, offensive/hygiene waste, hazardous and non-hazardous healthcare waste. May include the supply of sharps containers. Clinical waste is defined as:

(a) ‘…any waste which consists wholly or partly of human or animal tissue, blood or other body fluids, excretions, drugs or other pharmaceutical products, swabs or dressings, syringes, needles or other sharp instruments, being waste which unless rendered safe may prove hazardous to any person coming into contact with it; and

(b) any other waste arising from medical, nursing, dental, veterinary, pharmaceutical or similar practice, investigation, treatment, care, teaching or research, or the collection of blood for transfusion, being waste which may cause infection to any person coming into contact with it.’

(Clause, 4.7 and 4.8, Environment and sustainability Health Technical Memorandum 07-01: safe management of healthcare waste)

Clinical waste will be described in within the following categories:

— hazardous waste,

— pharmaceutical waste,

— sharps waste.

Terms and conditions/Activity Based Income (ABI)

The terms and conditions of this framework agreement and any resulting call-off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, The management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE.

Submission of expressions of interest and procurement information

This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

Log into the portal with username/password. Click the SQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers link.

These are the SQs/ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant SQ/ITT to access the content.

Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page.

This will move the SQ/ITT into your My SQs/My ITTs page.

You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the SQ/ITT Details box.

Follow the on screen instructions to complete the SQ/ITT.

Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page.

If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at help@bravosolution.co.uk. Sid4Gov

HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at sid4gov@gps.gsi.gov.uk

Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the SQ on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the qualification and technical envelopes of the SQ in Bravo in full.

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

Value excluding VAT: 27 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement can be extended by 12 months + 12 months (an additional 24 months in total).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Reusable Sharps

Lot No: Lot 3 – Reusable Sharps

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33141123
90520000
90524000
90524100
90524200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tenderers for this lot are required to be able to do the following:

The storage, collection, treatment and return of sharps waste containers generated by public sector organisations. Used containers are treated and reassembled in order to be re-used. The tenderer must include an education of using this system.

Terms and conditions/Activity Based Income (ABI)

The terms and conditions of this framework agreement and any resulting call-off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, The management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE.

Submission of expressions of interest and procurement information

This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

Log into the portal with username/password. Click the SQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers link.

These are the SQs/ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant SQ/ITT to access the content.

Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page.

This will move the SQ/ITT into your My SQs/My ITTs page.

You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the SQ/ITT Details box.

Follow the on screen instructions to complete the SQ/ITT.

Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page.

If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at help@bravosolution.co.uk. Sid4Gov

HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at sid4gov@gps.gsi.gov.uk

Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the SQ on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the qualification and technical envelopes of the SQ in Bravo in full.

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

Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This framework agreement can be extended by 12 months + 12 months (an additional 24 months in total).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Confidential Waste

Lot No: Lot 4 – Confidential Waste

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34928480
44613800
90500000
90513000
90524400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tenderers for this lot are required to be able to do the following:

The storage, collection and final disposal of confidential waste generated by public sector organisations. This includes (but is not exclusive to) the following; confidential waste paper, carbon paper, coloured paper, computer paper, fax paper, glossy paper, invoice paper, laser printouts, ledger paper, general stationary, NCR paper, transparencies and also other confidential non-paper items such as X-rays and imaging reports. This is to include waste minimisation and incorporated recycling systems.

To include on-site and off-site shredding services.

The tenderer must be able to carry out a start to end process of the collection and destruction of confidential waste compliantly and securely.

Terms and conditions/Activity Based Income (ABI) The terms and conditions of this framework agreement and any resulting call-off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, The management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation,as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE.

Submission of expressions of interest and procurement information

This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

Log into the portal with username/password. Click the SQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers link.

These are the SQs/ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant SQ/ITT to access the content.

Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page.

This will move the SQ/ITT into your My SQs/My ITTs page.

You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the SQ/ITT Details box.

Follow the on screen instructions to complete the SQ/ITT.

Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page.

If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at help@bravosolution.co.uk. Sid4Gov

HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at sid4gov@gps.gsi.gov.uk

Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the SQ on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the qualification and technical envelopes of the SQ in Bravo in full.

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

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This framework agreement can be extended by 12 months + 12 months (an additional 24 months in total).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Total Waste Management

Lot No: Lot 5 – Total Waste Management

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34928480
42320000
44613800
45222110
90500000
90513000
90524000
90524100
90524200
90524300
90524400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tenderers for this lot are required to be able to do the following:

The storage, collection and final disposal of waste generated by public sector organisations for the following types of waste:

— domestic/recycling waste management,

— clinical waste management,

— reusable sharps waste management,

— confidential waste management.

Provision of a total waste management solution, to include a one-stop-shop solution for the collection, transportation and disposal of an authority’s waste. To include audit services, waste management services and contract management services.

Terms and conditions/Activity Based Income (ABI)

The terms and conditions of this framework agreement and any resulting call-off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement. The management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation,as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE.

Submission of expressions of interest and procurement information

This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

Log into the portal with username/password. Click the SQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers link.

These are the SQs/ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant SQ/ITT to access the content.

Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page.

This will move the SQ/ITT into your My SQs/My ITTs page.

You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the SQ/ITT Details box.

Follow the on screen instructions to complete the SQ/ITT.

Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page.

If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at help@bravosolution.co.uk. Sid4Gov

HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at sid4gov@gps.gsi.gov.uk

Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the SQ on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the qualification and technical envelopes of the SQ in Bravo in full.

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

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This framework agreement can be extended by 12 months + 12 months (an additional 24 months in total).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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:

HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations. Details are provided in the eligibility envelope.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations. Details are provided in the eligibility envelope.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations. Details are provided in the eligibility envelope.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations. Details are provided in the eligibility envelope.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations. Details are provided in the eligibility envelope.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 15
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: no
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: 23/12/2019
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The bodies to whom the use of this framework agreement will be open include all contracting authorities in the UK as defined in Regulation 2 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as may be updated from time to time. In particular, the following entities in the UK (particularly those of a health and/or social care nature) are envisaged as framework agreement users:

(1) All National Health Service (NHS) bodies in England, including but not limited to:

(i) acute trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/acutetrustlisting.aspx);

(ii) health and care trusts (as listed at:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx);

(iii) mental health trusts (as listed at:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx);

(iv) clinical commissioning groups (as listed at:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx);

(v) ambulance trusts (as listed at:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

(vi) area teams (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx);

(vii) special health authorities

(http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx);

(viii) NHS England; and

(ix) clinical senates and strategic clinical networks.

(2) All NHS bodies in Wales, including but not limited to all

(i) health boards;

(ii) NHS trusts;

(iii) the national delivery group;

(iv) community health councils; and

(v) NHS Wales shared services partnership (as listed at http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure.

(3) All NHS bodies in Northern Ireland (known as health and social care), including but not limited to:

(i) health and social care trusts (as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=trusts

(ii) health agencies (as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=health+agencies (iii) hospitals (as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=hospitals and

(iv) the health and social care board.

(4) Social enterprises undertaking some or all of the previous service provider functions of contracting authorities in relation to health and/or social care services (including charitable incorporated organisations, cooperatives, industrial and provident societies and community interest companies listed on the Companies House WebCheck service).

(5) Ministerial departments and non-ministerial departments of central government, nondepartmental agencies and other public bodies, and public corporations (as listed at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations);

(6) Devolved governmental and parliamentary organisations within the UK, including but not limited to the Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament, and Scottish public bodies (as listed at:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about/Bodies), as well as the Welsh Government, Welsh Assembly and Welsh unitary authorities (as listed at:

http://www.assembly.wales/en/abthome/role-of-assembly-how-it-works/Pages/governanceofwales.aspx

(7) All local authorities (as listed at: http://local.direct.gov.uk/LDGRedirect/Start.do?mode=1);

(8) The Ministry of Defence (as detailed at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence).

This list includes each organisation’s successors and assigns, any equivalent organisations and associated organisation created due to any organisational changes. This agreement will be open to any bodies or organisations operating in the UK of a health, and/or social care nature or which have a similar procurement need, and/or any UK based central government authority listed at Annex I of Directive 2014/24/EU, in respect of any goods or services to any of the above listed organisations.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Legal Department, HealthTrust Europe LLP
Postal address: 19 George Road
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B15 1NU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: TotalWasteEnquires@HTEPG.com
Telephone: +44 8458875000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

HTE will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework agreement is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the agreement is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/11/2019