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Network Rail wishes to enter into framework agreements with suitably experienced suppliers to design, produce and supply a range of standard and bespoke Network Rail or business specific branded promotional merchandise products.

Contract notice - utilities

Supplies

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
The Quadrant:MK, Elder Gate
Milton Keynes
MK9 1EN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7710960508
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.networkrail.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.networkrail.co.uk/tender-opportunities

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=31018
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=31018
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Supply of Promotional Merchandise.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
39294100
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Network Rail wishes to enter into framework agreements with suitably experienced suppliers to design, produce and supply a range of standard and bespoke Network Rail or business specific branded promotional merchandise products.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 - Standard Products

Lot No: Lot 1 — Standard Products
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79342200
30192000
39294100
22000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rail wishes to enter into framework agreements with a suitably experienced supplier to design, produce and supply a range of Network Rail of business specific branded promotional merchandise products. Network Rail has numerous locations throughout England, Scotland and Wales and deliveries may be required to any of these locations as part of this contract.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Re-tender for Promotional Merchandise.

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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 - Bespoke Products

Lot No: Lot 2 — Bespoke Products
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79342200
30192000
39294100
22000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rail wishes to enter into framework agreements with 2 - 3 suitably experienced suppliers to design, produce and supply a range of Network Rail or business specific branded Promotional Merchandise bespoke products.

Network Rail will issue briefs as and when bespoke products are required to the awarded Suppliers. The Suppliers must interpret each brief and work with Network Rail and any other relevant third parties (for example design or advertising agencies) to creatively design, produce and supply the bespoke products.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Re-tender of Promotional Merchandise.

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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Please refer to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender documentation.

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Please refer to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

Participants will be advised during the course of this tender process whether or not these are required. Parent company guarantees and other financial and performance guarantees may be requested as deemed appropriate.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Participants will be advised during the course of this tender process whether or not these are required.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please refer to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please refer to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/04/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 05/05/2017
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 01/09/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court
Strand
London
WCA 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Network rail will incorporate a 10 calendar day standstill period after notification to unsuccessful participants and until such a point will not enter into a contract for this requirement. Participants considering lodging an appeal must do so within this timescale in order to allow Network Rail to consider such an appeal. Successful appeals after the conclusion of contract award can only be dealt with through the processes available as described above.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/03/2017