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OJEU16-009 - Printing, Data Entry, Pick and Pack, Delivery, Collection and Storage for Examination Booklets.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Durham University
Procurement Service, Mountjoy Centre, Holly Wing, Stockton Road
Contact point(s): UKC1
For the attention of: Rachael Devlin
DH1 3LE Durham
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01913344541
Fax: +44 01913344539

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Other: research
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
OJEU16-009 - Printing, Data Entry, Pick and Pack, Delivery, Collection and Storage for Examination Booklets.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 15: Publishing and printing services on a fee or contract basis
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various locations within the UK.

NUTS code UKC1

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The University requires a framework with a single supplier who can provide a one-stop solution that covers printing, distribution, collection and data entry of CEM's entrance tests for school age children. This contract includes the following three elements:
Optical Mark Recognition, Design, Software Code and Data Entry
Distribution, Collection, Pick and Pack and Storage service
The contract will commence on 1.2.2017 and will run for 4 years.
The contract will be for sole use of Durham University.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72312000, 64120000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 800 000 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
OJEU16 - 009
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: OJEU16-009 -Printing, Data Entry, Pick and Pack, Delivery, Collection and Storage for Examination Booklets Lot title: OJEU16-009 -Printing, Data Entry, Pick and Pack, Delivery, Collection and Storage for Examination Booklets
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 4
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

AGNE Ltd trading as Alphagraphics
8-9 Vanguard Court, Preston Farm
TS18 3TR Stockton-on-Tees
United Kingdom
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 800 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority has incorporated a minimum 10
calendar day standstill period at this point, information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period has allowed unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants had two working days from bnotification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information had to be provided within a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts
Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provides for
aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at
risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in
the High Court (England, Wales and Northern
Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly
(generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the settling aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: