White Goods and Associated Products Framework – Market Engagement

White Goods and Associated Products Framework – Market Engagement

NWUPC are seeking the input of the market on a number of areas to help inform the structure of the Framework and the scope of requirements.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Domestic appliances

2020/S 074-177455

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NWUPC Ltd
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UK
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: todd.jefferies@manchester.ac.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.nwupc.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://enp.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/white-goods-pin-survey

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Sub-central contracting authority

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

White Goods and Associated Products and Services

Reference number: JAN3134 NW

II.1.2)Main CPV code

39700000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC) is a not for profit organisation owned by its full members consisting of 24 Universities. NWUPC set up and contract manage framework agreements, which are established to ensure compliance with the European Procurement Regulations which cover public sector contracts over a certain threshold value. NWUPC are conducting market engagement for the retender of a framework agreement for white goods and associated products and services. The agreement is a national framework agreement and is available to members of the following consortia: APUC, CPC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, NWUPC and SUPC. NWUPC are taking the lead role in establishing the framework on behalf of NWUPC members and the aforementioned regional consortia. NWUPC are seeking the input of the market on a number of areas to help inform the structure of the framework and the scope of requirements. Please complete the survey at the following link https://enp.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/white-goods-pin-survey

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC) is a not for profit organisation owned by its full members consisting of 24 Universities. NWUPC set up and contract manage framework agreements, which are established to ensure compliance with the European Procurement Regulations which cover public sector contracts over a certain threshold value. NWUPC are conducting market engagement for the retender of a framework agreement for white goods and associated products and services. The agreement is a national framework agreement and is available to members of the following consortia: APUC, CPC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, NWUPC and SUPC. The scope of the current agreement is inclusive of:

— refrigeration products: fridges, fridge/freezers, freezers, under counter fridges and freezers, built under fridges, under counter larders, upright larders and freezers, wine cellars, mini bars;

— cookers/ovens: cookers, ovens, hobs, hoods, chimney extractor hoods, fan ovens, solid plate hobs, ceramic hobs, table top cookers;

— washing machines: washing machines, washer/dryers;

— tumble dryers: tumble dryers, condenser tumble dryers;

dishwashers: built-in dishwashers, dishwashers;

miscellaneous: kettles, toasters, microwaves, microwave and grill, microwave grill convection oven, vacuum cleaners, steam irons, heaters, sandwich toasters, rice cookers.

The goods provided on this agreement will be pre-dominently used in student accomodation. There are six (6) suppliers party to the current framework agreement. NWUPC previously set award criteria as follows: customer requirements 40 % Price 60 % NWUPC are seeking the input of the market on a number of areas to help inform the structure of the framework and the scope of requirements. Completion of this questionnaire and any involvement in this market engagement does not confer any right or expectation that the organisation will be selected in relation to this tender opportunity. Please follow this link to an engagement survey to input into this tender opportunity — https://enp.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/white-goods-pin-survey This survey will close on 23 April 2020.

II.2.14)Additional information

Lotting is currently under consideration.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

02/06/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC) is a not for profit organisation owned by its Full members consisting of 24 Universities. NWUPC set up and contract manage framework agreements which are established to ensure compliance with the European Procurement Regulations which cover Public Sector contracts over a certain threshold value. NWUPC are conducting market engagement for the retender of a framework agreement for white goods for members of NWUPC, APUC, CPC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC and SUPC. NWUPC are taking the lead role in establishing the framework on behalf of members of the NWUPC and the other regional consortia. To this end, NWUPC are seeking the input of the market on a number of areas to help inform the structure of the framework and the scope of requirements. Completion of this questionnaire and any involvement in this market engagement does not confer any right or expectation that the organisation will be selected for any further tender should a procurement exercise be undertaken. By participating in the market engagement questionnaire, you are undertaking that you are authorised to supply any information you provide and that you understand and agree that:

— participation in this market engagement will not include or preclude any organisation from participating in any future procurement exercise;

— the outcome of the market engagement will aid the consortium’s development of its tender strategy and will not favour any single response to the market engagement;

— no information provided in the response to the market engagement will be used in any evaluation of any subsequent response to a procurement exercise;

— the outcomes of the market engagement will become the sole property of the consortium;

— the consortium reserves the right to disclose the outcomes of the market engagement with partner consortia and their members, and NWUPC member organisations. A full list of members of each participating purchasing consortium can be found at the below links:

NWUPC https://www.nwupc.ac.uk/our-members

APUC http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC http://www.lupc.ac.uk/member-list

NEUPC http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC https://www.supc.ac.uk/about-us/our-members/our-members

CPC https://www.thecpc.ac.uk/members/

The deadline for survey responses is 23 April 2020.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

14/04/2020