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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Stirling: Veterinary Supplies
442428-2019
APUC Ltd
20 September 2019
29 November 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Yes

Notice Abstract

The authority is seeking contractor(s) for the provision of a wide range of goods and services to be utilised primarily in the various Veterinary Schools of the UK and in the wider higher and further education sectors. These goods and services include:— veterinary/human pharmaceuticals,— veterinary instrumentation/general veterinary,— veterinary imaging systems.

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

APUC Ltd

Unit 27, Stirling Business Centre, Wellgreen

Stirling

FK8 2DZ

UK

Contact person: Brian Dearden

Telephone: +44 1314428966

E-mail: bdearden@apuc-scot.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10402

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:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

National Framework Agreement for Veterinary Supplies

Reference number: LAB1018AP

II.1.2) Main CPV code

33651690

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The authority is seeking contractor(s) for the provision of a wide range of goods and services to be utilised primarily in the various Veterinary Schools of the UK and in the wider higher and further education sectors. These goods and services include:

— veterinary/human pharmaceuticals,

— veterinary instrumentation/general veterinary,

— veterinary imaging systems.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 32 000 000.00 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

Veterinary and Human Pharmaceuticals

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33651690

33000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Veterinary and human pharmaceuticals used in the treatment of animals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Service delivery / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Key personnel / Weighting: 8

Quality criterion: Transactional efficiency / Weighting: 7

Quality criterion: Sustainable procurement / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Business continuity / Weighting: 5

Price / Weighting:  40

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

Start: 03/02/2020

End: 02/02/2024

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: No

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

General Veterinary and Veterinary Instrumentation

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33651690

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Dressings, surgical, diet, consumables, retail, anaesthesiology, life support, operating tables, surgical diathermy equipment.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Service delivery / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Key personnel / Weighting: 8

Quality criterion: Transactional efficiency / Weighting: 7

Quality criterion: Sustainable procurement / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Business continuity / Weighting: 5

Price / Weighting:  40

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

Start: 03/02/2020

End: 02/02/2024

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: No

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

Veterinary Imaging Equipment

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Imaging equipment specifically designed for the diagnosis of small and large animal patients, including, but not limited to: ultrasound, endoscopes, anthroscopes.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Service delivery / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Key personnel / Weighting: 8

Quality criterion: Transactional efficiency / Weighting: 7

Quality criterion: Sustainable procurement / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Business continuity / Weighting: 5

Price / Weighting:  40

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

Start: 03/02/2020

End: 02/02/2024

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: No

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

With reference to ESPD Question 4B.5, it is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequent award contact, the type and levels of insurance indicated below:

— employers (compulsory) liability: 5 000 000 or greater GBP,

— public and products liability: 5 000 000 or greater GBP.

With reference to ESPD 4b.6 the successful contractors will be required to provide 2 years audited accounts or equivalent if awarded a place on the framework agreement. The 2 years audited accounts or equivalent will be subject to ratio analysis.


Minimum level(s) of standards required:

— employers (compulsory) liability: 5 000 000 or greater GBP,

— public and products liability: 5 000 000 or greater GBP.

Two years audited accounts or equivalent.

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 or a dynamic purchasing system

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

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 23

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 29/11/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/11/2019

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

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

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 32074

For more information see https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

A subcontract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

A summary of expected community benefits can be found in Section 10: sustainable procurement of the ITT Documents which can be found at https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 32074

For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A subcontract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

The contractor is encouraged to promote equality and diversity through the life of this framework agreement. The contractor will work with the authority to deliver community benefits or social value where they are identifiable throughout the term of the framework agreement. Examples of community value or social value are providing training opportunities to staff and students, apprenticeships and investment in the local community.

Tenderers must have policies or plans in place for the following:

— transport efficiency and vehicle emissions,

— waste reduction and management,

— landfill reduction targets,

— sustainability considerations — socio-economic and environmental,

— community benefits, social and equality targets/requirements,

— considerations such as fair and ethical trading,

— equality and diversity requirements.

The contractor will work with the authority to deliver community benefits or social value where they are identifiable throughout the term of the framework agreement. The authority is looking to develop employment and specific training opportunities under this contract and the contractor is expected to support development of opportunities within the industry under this contract. Examples of community benefits or social value are providing training opportunities to staff and students, apprenticeships and investment in the local community. The contractor is specifically encouraged to provide sponsorship opportunities for research/support staff e.g. veterinary nursing staff. Delivery of community benefits will be monitored and measured against a key performance indicator.

(SC Ref:598043)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

APUC Ltd

Unit 27, Stirling Business Centre, Wellgreen

Stirling

FK8 2DZ

UK

Telephone: +44 1314428966

E-mail: bdearden@apuc-scot.ac.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

17/09/2019