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  • Notice Summary
    UK-Newport (Wales): Drug, Alcohol and DNA Testing Services
    202222-2019
    Newport City Council
    30 April 2019
    12 June 2019
    Contract Notice - Open Procedure
  • Notice Abstract

    Newport City Council invites tenders on behalf of local authorities in South, Mid and West Wales for the provision of drug, alcohol and DNA testing services via a Framework Agreement.There are 2 lots:Lot 1: Drug and Alcohol Testing Services;Lot 2: DNA Testing Services.Providers can bid for one lot or both lots.This framework will be also open to local authorities in North Wales to use if they wish to do so.

  • Notice Details

    Social and other specific services – public contracts

    Contract notice

    Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

    Directive 2014/24/EU

    Section I: Contracting Change entity

    I.1) Name and addresses

    Newport City Council

    Civic Centre

    Newport

    NP20 4UR

    UK

    Contact person: Joanne James

    Telephone: +44 1633656656

    E-mail: procurement@newport.gov.uk

    NUTS: UKL21

    Internet address(es)

    Main address: www.newport.gov.uk

    Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0273

    I.2) Joint procurement

    The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

    I.3) Communication

    Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


    Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

    https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


    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://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


    I.4) Type of the contracting authority

    Regional or local authority

    I.5) Main activity

    General public services

    Section II: Object

    II.1) Scope of the procurement

    II.1.1) Title

    Drug, Alcohol and DNA Testing Services Framework for Local Authorities South, Mid and West Wales

    Reference number: NCC-2019-012

    II.1.2) Main CPV code

    85145000

     

    II.1.3) Type of contract

    Services

    II.1.4) Short description

    Newport City Council invites tenders on behalf of local authorities in South, Mid and West Wales for the provision of drug, alcohol and DNA testing services via a Framework Agreement.

    There are 2 lots:

    Lot 1: Drug and Alcohol Testing Services;

    Lot 2: DNA Testing Services.

    Providers can bid for one lot or both lots.

    This framework will be also open to local authorities in North Wales to use if they wish to do so.

    II.1.5) Estimated total value

    Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

    II.1.6) Information about lots

    This contract is divided into lots: Yes

    Tenders may be submitted for all lots

    II.2) Description

    Lot No: 1

    II.2.1) Title

    Drug and Alcohol Testing Services

    II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

    85145000

    85111810

    II.2.3) Place of performance

    NUTS code:

    UKL

    UKL1

    UKL11

    UKL12

    UKL13

    UKL14

    UKL15

    UKL16

    UKL17

    UKL18

    UKL21

    UKL22

    UKL23

    UKL24

    II.2.4) Description of the procurement

    Newport City Council invites tenders on behalf of local authorities in South, Mid and West Wales for the provision of drug and alcohol testing services via a Framework Agreement.

    The framework will also be open to local authorities in North Wales to use if they wish to do so.

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

    Duration in months: 48

    II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

    The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

    Lot No: 2

    II.2.1) Title

    DNA Testing Services

    II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

    85145000

    II.2.3) Place of performance

    NUTS code:

    UKL

    UKL1

    UKL11

    UKL12

    UKL13

    UKL14

    UKL15

    UKL16

    UKL17

    UKL18

    UKL21

    UKL22

    UKL23

    UKL24

    UKL2

    II.2.4) Description of the procurement

    Newport City Council invites tenders on behalf of local authorities in South, Mid and West Wales for the provision of DNA Testing Services via a framework.

    This framework will also be open to local authorities in North Wales to use if they wish to do so.

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

    Duration in months: 48

    II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

    The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

    Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

    III.1) Conditions for participation

    III.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

    Criteria as detailed in the procurement documents.

    III.2) Conditions related to the contract

    Section IV: Procedure

    IV.1) Description

    IV.1.1) Type of procedure

    Open procedure

    IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement

    The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

    IV.1.11) Main features of the award procedure:

    As stated in the procurement documents.

    IV.2) Administrative information

    IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

    Date: 12/06/2019

    Local time: 16:00

    IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

    EN

    Section VI: Complementary information

    VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

    Electronic ordering will be used

    Electronic invoicing will be accepted

    Electronic payment will be used

    VI.3) Additional information

    1) Register your company on the etenderwales portal (this is only required once)

    — browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

    — click the “Suppliers register here” link,

    — agree to the terms and conditions and click “continue”,

    — enter your correct business and user details,

    — note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,

    — you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

    2) Express an interest in the project

    — login to the portal with the username/password,

    — click the “ITTs Open to All Suppliers” link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires open to any registered supplier),

    — click on the relevant ITT (itt_74829) available from 1.5.2019 to access the content,

    — click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the page,

    — this will move the ITT into your “My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),

    — click on the ITT code to access the content.

    3) Responding to the tender

    — you can now choose to “Create Response” or “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if declining),

    — you can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,

    — note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT,

    — there may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).

    If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) on:

    — email: help@bravosolution.co.uk

    — Phone: 0800 368 4850

    Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=91711

    (WA Ref:91711)

    VI.4) Procedures for review

    VI.4.1) Review body

    Newport City Council

    Civic Centre

    Newport

    NP20 4UR

    UK

    Telephone: +44 1633656656

    Internet address(es)

    URL: www.newport.gov.uk

    VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

    25/04/2019