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The contracting authority wishes to establish a framework agreement for the provision of Milk Thirds and Fresh Milk supplies. The framework agreement is being established to meet the need for said services of organisations with full consideration to ...

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
King William Street, Town Hall, Lancashire
Blackburn
BB1 7DY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Darron Bibby
Telephone: +44 1204374060
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1204374181
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/dukefield/aspx/Home

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/dukefield/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/dukefield/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: local government

Section II: Object

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

Supply and Distribution of Milk Thirds and Fresh Milk.

Reference number: BWDBC/FSO/DB2017
II.1.2)Main CPV code
15511000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The contracting authority wishes to establish a framework agreement for the provision of Milk Thirds and Fresh Milk supplies. The framework agreement is being established to meet the need for said services of organisations with full consideration to Blackburn with Darwen Educational Establishments and other council premises. The framework will be managed on behalf of all agreement users by Foodservice Options who will act as the managing agent.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 811 656.00 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)
15511000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

This framework is for the use of Blackburn with Darwen Educational establishments and other Council premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This framework agreement will meet the Milk Thirds and Fresh Milk needs of both the Local authority and Educational establishments. The Contracting Authority will seek to select one supplier who scores the highest combined quality and price score. The preferred supplier will be awarded all business let under the framework.

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: 811 656.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will be subject to an optional 2 x 12-month extension to be taken at the sole discretion of the Contracting Authority. The extension, if taken will be after the expiry of the 24 month minimum term. The full duration of the framework is therefore a maximum of four years, or 48 Months.

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
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
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 a single operator
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: yes
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: 11/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11/09/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Foodservice Options Limited (who are a subsidiary of Dukefield Limited) are acting as agents of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council in the development and on-going contract management of this framework. The contracting authority will be using an e-tendering system to conduct the procurement exercise. To access the procurement documentation suppliers must register their company details on the In-Tend system at https://intendhost.co.uk/dukefield/aspx/Home, the tender opportunity will be available in the current tender tab of the site.

The Contracting Authority shall not be under any obligation to accept the lowest tender or indeed any tender. The Contracting Authority further reserves the right not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process and reserves the right to cancel the entire process or parts of the tender process commenced by the publication of this notice and in no circumstances will be liable for any costs incurred by tenderers. The value of the framework provided in section ll.1.5 is only an estimate and the Contracting Authority cannot guarantee any business through this framework agreement. (Additional information on potential scope of the value of this framework is highlighted in the ITT documentation.)

The Contracting Authority wishes to establish a Framework Agreement open for use by all Public Sector Bodies as stated in ll.1.4.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
King William Street, Town Hall
Blackburn
BB1 7DY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1204374060
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1204374181

Internet address:http://www.fsoptions.com

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
King William Street, Town Hall
Blackburn
BB1 7DY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1204374060
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1204374181

Internet address:http://www.fsoptions.com

VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10-day calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. Bidders who are unsuccessful shall be informed by The Contracting Authority as soon as possible after the decision is made as to the reasons why the bidder was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contract Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or who are risk of harm by 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) If a declaration of ineffectiveness is sought, any such action must be brought within 30 days where the Contracting Authority has communicated the award of the contract and a summary of reasons to tenderers, or otherwise within 6 months of the contract being entered into. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the Contracting Authority to pay a fine, and/or order that the duration of the contract shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow both parties to a to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
King William Street, Town Hall
Blackburn
BB1 7DY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1204374060
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1204374181

Internet address:http://www.fsoptions.com

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
07/08/2017