Uniform Testing Contract

Uniform Testing Contract

Border Force and Home Office Immigration Enforcement wish to test the fitness for purpose of certain new specifications of core items of uniform with a view to a larger procurement to replace the current uniform in the near future.

Border Force Pilot Uniform SB-163 RM1840

Reference number: RM1840 SB163

Deadline date:24/05/2013

This deadline is for… Response to tender

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Government Procurement Service

 

Description of the contract

Border Force and Home Office Immigration Enforcement wish to test the fitness for purpose of certain new specifications of core items of uniform with a view to a larger procurement to replace the current uniform in the near future. This procurement will enable the Authority to subject core items to a number of tests in an operational environment and we envisage this will involve up to 225 staff at six Home Office sites. The uniform includes 11 core items of clothing.

 

Classification of the contract

18300000 Garments

18222000 Corporate clothing

18100000 Occupational clothing, special workwear and accessories

18000000 Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories

 

Additional information

Contract type: Supplies – Purchase

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 30 Days

 

Who to contact

Contact name Daniel Thomas

Organisation name Government Procurement Service

Address Room 2Y92 Concept House, Cardiff Road, Newport, Gwent, NP10 8QQ

Telephone 01633 811600

Extension number:

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How to apply

To participate in any possible future procurement which results from this RFI, Potential Providers must first be registered on the Government Procurement Service e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for GPS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so at the Invitation to Tender stage. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, you will need to express an interest for the Home Office Immigration Enforcement Early Adopters Uniform SB-163 RM1840. This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@gps.gsi.gov.uk.Your email must clearly state: ? the name of this procurement Home Office Border Force And Home Office Immigration Enforcement Early Adopters Uniform SB-163 RM1840 ? the name of the registered supplier; and ? the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Government Procurement Service will then process this email and assign your organisation to the opportunity. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The Invitation to Tender will be issued by close of play on Friday 17th May 2013 and therefore suppliers can register on the e-Sourcing Suite between the issue date of this Contracts Finder advert and the deadline date. The deadline date for submission of proposals will be Friday 24th May 2013 17:00GMT. It is advised however that Potential Providers register as soon as practically possible in order to receive the Invitation to Tender and have a sufficient amount of time to respond. For technical assistance on use of the eSourcing Suite please contact the Helpdesk: Freephone: 0345 010 3503 Email: supplier@gps.gsi.gov.uk