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Supply of whiteboard accessories including erasers, tablets, flip chart pads, board cleaners and whiteboard tablets for bulk delivery to the ESPO Distribution Centre, Leicester and for direct delivery to End User Establishments. To ...

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
ESPO
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Anna Ellis
Telephone: +44 1162657850
E-mail:
NUTS code: 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: https://www.eastmidstenders.org/index.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.eastmidstenders.org/index.html
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: local authority services

Section II: Object

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

168_18 Whiteboard Accessories and Tablets.

Reference number: 168_18
II.1.2)Main CPV code
30195911
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Supply of whiteboard accessories including erasers, tablets, flip chart pads, board cleaners and whiteboard tablets for bulk delivery to the ESPO Distribution Centre, Leicester and for direct delivery to End User Establishments.

To express an interest: (a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org (b) Register (c) Search for tender opportunity ‘168_18’, (d) Express an interest.

Please note this is a Prior Information Notice and tender documentation is not available yet.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 200 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Whiteboard Accessories

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
30195400
30195700
30195911
30195921
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF21
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply of whiteboard accessories including erasers, tablets, flip chart pads, board cleaners for bulk delivery to the ESPO Distribution Centre, Leicester.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/03/2018
End: 31/03/2020
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 23 months. The total estimated value stated in 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
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Whiteboard Tablets

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
30195400
30195900
30195910
30195912
30195920
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply of whiteboard tablets including wedges/easels, magnetic whiteboards, writing tablets, maths writing tablets and kits for bulk delivery to the ESPO Distribution Centre, Leicester and direct delivery to End User Establishments.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/03/2018
End: 31/03/2020
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 23 months. The total estimated value stated in 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
II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
09/08/2017

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, the Framework Agreement is open for use by Public Bodies (defined https://www.espo.org/ESPO/media/Documents/FAQs/ESPO-s_powers_to_trade__website_-2016-12-22.pdf) that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authorities; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Central Government Departments and Agencies; Police, Fire & Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords; or any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
ESPO
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
United Kingdom

Internet address:www.espo.org

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/07/2017