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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Newport (Wales): Drug, Alcohol and DNA Testing Services
Document Ref:
202222-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Newport City Council
Date Published:
30 April 2019
Deadline Date:
12 June 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
Alert Profile:
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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: http://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: http://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: http://www.newport.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

25/04/2019

Current Notes