Warehouse and Logistics Services for Royal Mail

Warehouse and Logistics Services for Royal Mail

Royal Mail Group (RMG) is seeking to appoint a panel of suitable suppliers to provide warehousing and logistics services to RMG and/or its customers.

Reference number: SP-0801

Deadline date:02/12/2013

This deadline is for… The receipt of completed PQQs in relation to initial establishment of the panel.

Contract value:£3,000,000 – £9,000,000

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

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? No

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

Name of the buying organisation: Royal Mail Group

 

Description of the contract

Royal Mail Group (RMG) is seeking to appoint a panel of suitable suppliers to provide warehousing and logistics services to RMG and/or its customers. The panel will operate in a similar manner to a qualification system, in that suppliers may be appointed to the panel at any time during its concurrency. Only those suppliers able to meet RMG’s minimum selection criteria, evaluated on a pass/fail basis, will be admitted to the panel. The contracts will be awarded based on the most economically advantageous tender. Specific call-off contracts will be awarded following individual tenders (via Royal Mails e-sourcing system) or similar.The panel will operate for a period of 5 years, with a possible extension (2 or 1+1) of up to 7 years in total. RMG anticipates each individual call-off contract to be for a minimum of 3 years (36 months) but could be extended on an annual basis for up to 7 years duration , with an estimated value of £3m to £9m per contract. There is no limit to the number of call-off contracts which may be awarded by RMG via the panel. The estimated contract values are provided as indications only. RMG cannot guarantee any business through the panel and no guarantee is given that any call-off contracts will subsequently be awarded via the Panel. RMG’s minimum selection criteria will include: 1. Evidence of significant expertise of delivering warehousing services, equal to at least £3 million per annum, in relevant logistics sectors such as retail, energy, government, technology and/or defence; 2. Shared user multi-site warehouse facilities within the UK 3. An annual turnover of at least £35 million*. 4. Experienced 3Pl operator 5. Warehouse Management System (WMS) 6. Pick/Pack order capability 7. Reverse Logistics capability 8. Re-cycling capability 9. Acceptance of RMG’s terms & conditions, without amendment * For large contracts we reserve the right to make a further qualification assessment which may include a financial capacity assessment.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

63120000 Storage and warehousing services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

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: 36 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Roy Brien

Organisation name Royal Mail Group

Address Group Procurement , 2nd Floor, 185 Farringdon Road, London, EC1A 1BB

Telephone 07725 705429

Extension number:

Fax

Email

Web address www.royalmail.com

 

How to apply

How to apply Please read ALL of the following information carefully before proceeding. 1. The PQQ form is available only by following the instructions below. The submissions will be evaluated by Royal Mail, in accordance with the criteria stated in the PQQ template. 2. The deadline for the receipt of completed PQQs is Monday 2nd December 2013 at 15:00 (UK Time) in relation to initial establishment of the panel. 3. Please note the panel is open to new applicants throughout its concurrency and therefore PQQs will be accepted after the deadline up and until expiry or termination of the panel. However mini-competitions will be restricted to panel members as of the date the request for quote is issued. 4. All suppliers which meet the minimum selection criteria will be admitted to the panel. There is no minimum or maximum number of panel suppliers. 5. Call-off contracts will be awarded based on the most economically advantageous submissions in accordance with the evaluation criteria stated in the mini completion documents. 6. IMPORTANT: Before expressing interest in this procurement, please check that you meet the minimum conditions for participation. Please DO NOT express interest if you cannot meet the minimum conditions. The key steps in submitting an application are as follows: – Step 1: Express Interest (EOI) – by sending an email to roy.brien@royalmail.com; Step 2: Complete and submit the Pre-Qualification Questions (PQQ) by email to roy.brien@royalmail.com