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Notification of award of the following: This tender is split into 2 lots. For lot 1, we are looking for a supplier who can deliver a full service related to our Water Efficiency Products we send to customers. This may involve the ...

Contract award notice - utilities

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Thames Water Utilities Limited
Procurement Support Centre - 3rd Floor East, c/o Mail Room, Rose Kiln Court
Reading
RG2 0BY
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ11

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.thameswater.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.6)Main activity
Water

Section II: Object

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

Water Efficiency Product Services and Ad-Hoc Mailing and Storage.

Reference number: FA1320
II.1.2)Main CPV code
64100000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Notification of award of the following:

This tender is split into 2 lots. For lot 1, we are looking for a supplier who can deliver a full service related to our Water Efficiency Products we send to customers. This may involve the purchase, storage, fulfilment, distribution, mailing and web management of water efficiency products. For lot 2, we are also looking for a supplier who can fulfil our ad-hoc mailing and storage requirements from across the business, including in relation to intermittent campaigns we run.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Water Efficiency: Purchase, storage, fulfilment, distribution, mailing and web management of water efficiency products

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
64100000
63120000
72322000
72413000
72415000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of Thames Water Region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For lot 1, monthly orders may be within 5-15 000 orders. We expect a user-friendly service, excellent reporting and process efficiency. We anticipate that the web and data management will be set up and hosted/arranged by the supplier.

II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be based on an Initial 3 year term, with option of incremental extensions for up to a period of 5 years in total.

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:

Ad-Hoc Mailing and Storage

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
64100000
63120000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of TW Region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For lot 2, the winning bidder may be required to store and mail items at the last minute, manage intermittent mailing campaigns on our behalf or fulfil other ad-hoc requirements from various areas of the business.

II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be based on an initial term of 3 years, with the option of incremental renewals for up to a period of 5 years in total.

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 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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 189-338745
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a periodic indicative notice

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 1 & 2
Title:

Water Efficiency: purchase, storage, fulfilment, distribution, mailing and web management of water efficiency products

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/06/2017
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Acrobat Carbon Services Ltd
Manchester
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKD33
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
V.2.6)Price paid for bargain purchases

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2
Lot No: 2
Title:

Ad-Hoc Mailing and Storage

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/06/2017
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Opus Trust Marketing Ltd
Leicester
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKF21
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
V.2.6)Price paid for bargain purchases

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 2
Title:

Ad-Hoc Mailing and Storage

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
28/06/2017
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
SOLO Managed Services Ltd
Reading
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ11
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
V.2.6)Price paid for bargain purchases

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

All suppliers who wish to respond to this notice must request a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) by using the link in Section I.3) of this notice, i.e. www.thameswater.co.uk/19385htm

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Thames Water Utilities Limited
Reading
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Thames Water Utilities Limited will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 provide 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).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/06/2017