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Southern Water is looking for to contract with a maximum of 3 suppliers for the Supply and Management of Liquid (Hydrated) Lime. Southern Water currently request that lime is supplied to specific sites by split deliveries (aka ...

Contract notice - utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Southern Water Services Ltd.
Southern House
Worthing
BN13 3NX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jack Riley
Telephone: +44 1903274444
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.southernwater.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Water

Section II: Object

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

Framework for the Supply and Management of Lime.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
24213000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Southern Water is looking for to contract with a maximum of 3 suppliers for the Supply and Management of Liquid (Hydrated) Lime.

Southern Water currently request that lime is supplied to specific sites by split deliveries (aka ‘milk-rounds’), therefore, a desired behaviour from the contracted supplier(s) is the ability and willingness to operate the contract under a vendor inventory management (VIM) arrangement. This will allow the supplier(s) to pro-actively schedule deliveries and make full use of their delivery capacity, ensuring they consistently deliver best value to SW and are able to reduce the administrative workload of SW operational staff.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71800000
42993200
45252127
71314300
71300000 - KA05
45259100
45252140
90513800
71314000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Southern Water is looking for to contract with a maximum of 3 suppliers for the Supply and Management of Liquid (Hydrated) Lime.

Southern Water currently request that lime is supplied to specific sites by split deliveries (aka ‘milk-rounds’), therefore, a desired behaviour from the contracted supplier(s) is the ability and willingness to operate the contract under a vendor inventory management (VIM) arrangement. This will allow the supplier(s) to pro-actively schedule deliveries and make full use of their delivery capacity, ensuring they consistently deliver best value to SW and are able to reduce the administrative workload of SW operational staff.

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
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

A 3 year framework agreement with an option to extend up to 8 years on an annual basis, subject to satisfactory performance by the contractor and prevailing market conditions.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 2
Maximum number: 3
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
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:

Bidding suppliers will be requested to provide samples of their preferred Lime product for analysis.

A desired behaviour from the contracted supplier(s) is the ability and willingness to operate the contract under a vendor inventory management (VIM) arrangement.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
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.1.1)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: 3
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: 02/09/2017
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 18/09/2017
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
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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 payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information: This procurement exercise will be conducted on the BravoSolution e-procurement portal at: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/ Candidates wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement specific information through the portal as follows: i) Candidates should register on the BravoSolution e-procurement portal at: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/ ii) Once registered, candidates must express their interest as follows: a) login to the portal; b) select ‘View current opportunities and notices’; c) access the listing related to this contract titled ‘Optimisation Partner Framework’ and view details; d) click on Express Interest button; iii) Once you have expressed interest, please complete the PQQ. You must then publish your reply using the publish button; iv) For any support in submitting your expression of interest please contact the eTendering help desk at. 0800 368 4850 or:

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Southern Water Services Limited
Worthing
BN13 3NX
United Kingdom
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:
03/08/2017