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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Leicester: Pencils, Erasers, Sharpeners and Sketching Materials
Document Ref:
379324-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
ESPO
Date Published:
12 August 2019
Deadline Date:
09 September 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

Pencils, erasers, sharpeners and sketching materials including for delivery to the ESPO distribution centre and to ESPO customers. To tender:(a) go to http://www.eastmidstenders.org(b) register;(c) search for tender opportunity ‘157_20’;(d) express an interest;(e) download the tender from the website.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

ESPO

Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby

Leicester

LE19 1ES

UK

Contact person: Catalogue Procurement Team

Telephone: +44 1162944105

E-mail: tenders@espo.org

Fax: +44 1162944399

NUTS: UKF21

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.espo.org/

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

http://www.eastmidstenders.org


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.eastmidstenders.org


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

Other: Local Authority Services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

157_20 Pencils, Erasers, Sharpeners and Sketching Materials

Reference number: 157_20

II.1.2) Main CPV code

30192130

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

Pencils, erasers, sharpeners and sketching materials including for delivery to the ESPO distribution centre and to ESPO customers. To tender:

(a) go to http://www.eastmidstenders.org

(b) register;

(c) search for tender opportunity ‘157_20’;

(d) express an interest;

(e) download the tender from the website.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 7 200 000.00 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

ESPO SmartBuy Branded Pencils and Drawing Accessories for stock delivery

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

30192100

30192130

30192133

30192700

39292300

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Supply of ESPO’s private label pencils, colouring pencils, sharpeners and erasers for bulk delivery to the ESPO distribution centre.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 300 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/03/2020

End: 31/03/2021

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The framework agreement/contract has the option to extend for up to a further 35 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

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

Pencils and Drawing Mediums

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

30192130

30192131

30192132

30192700

37822000

37822100

37822200

37822300

37822400

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Supply of everyday colour pencils, premium colour pencils, HB pencils, mechanical pencils, graphite sketching pencils, carbon, graphite and charcoal pencils to the ESPO Distribution Centre, Leicester and direct to individual customer establishments.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 400 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/03/2020

End: 31/03/2021

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The framework agreement/contract has the option to extend for up to a further 35 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

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: 3

II.2.1) Title

Drawing Accessories

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

30192100

30192130

30192133

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Supply of erasers, hand held pencils sharpeners and drawing aids to the ESPO Distribution Centre, Leicester and direct to individual customer establishments.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 320 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/03/2020

End: 31/03/2021

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The framework agreement/contract has the option to extend for up to a further 35 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

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: 4

II.2.1) Title

Desktop Sharpeners

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

30192133

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Supply of manual and electric desktop sharpeners to the ESPO Distribution Centre, Leicester and direct to individual customer establishments.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 180 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/03/2020

End: 31/03/2021

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The framework agreement/contract has the option to extend for up to a further 35 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

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.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

This contract will operate on-going contract monitoring procedures following award, to ensure financial stability requirements are maintained.

Credit rating checks will be carried out on a regular basis, using the credit rating agency, Creditsafe Business Solutions Ltd.

Any changes will be assessed (compared with a baseline credit rating score obtained at contract award stage) and significant changes or sustained degradation will be investigated.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Justification for any framework agreement duration exceeding 8 years:

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 09/09/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/09/2019

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Royal Court of Justice

Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

ESPO will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by ESPO as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2105 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

08/08/2019

Current Notes