United Kingdom-Leicester: Telecommunications equipment and supplies
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.espo.org/
Section II: Object
393i_17 Supply of Telecommunications Equipment.
A framework for the supply of telecommunications equipment to be delivered directly to individual ESPO customers in varying quantities on a national basis. To tender: (a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org, (b) Register (c) Search for tender opportunity ‘393i_17’ d) Express an interest (e) Download the tender from the website.
Supply of Telecommunications Equipment
1 Lot, split into 26 Sub Lots covering the supply of cordless telephones, desk telephones, payphones, corded headsets, wireless headsets, two-way radios (walkie talkies)
Sub-Lot 1 — Cordless (Dect) Telephones
Sub-Lot 2 — Cordless Large Button Desk Phone
Sub-Lot 3 — Corded Desk Phone (Entry Level)
Sub-Lot 4 — Corded Desk Phone (Mid-Range)
Sub-Lot 5 — Corded Desk Phone (High Spec)
Sub-Lot 6 — Corded Desk Phone (Entry Level — Corporate)
Sub-Lot 7 — Corded Desk Phone (Mid-Range — Corporate)
Sub-Lot 8 — Corded Desk Phone (High Spec — Corporate)
Sub-Lot 9 — Corded Large Button Desk Phone
Sub-Lot 10 — Answering Machine
Sub-Lot 11 — Telephone with Answering Machine
Sub-Lot 12 — Payphones
Sub-Lot 13 — Audio Conferencing Unit
Sub-Lot 14 — Wireless Headsets (Entry Level)
Sub-Lot 15 — Wireless Headsets (Entry Level — Corporate)
Sub-Lot 16 — Corded Headsets (Corded — Entry Level)
Sub-Lot 17 — Corded Headsets (Corded — Mid-Range)
Sub-Lot 18 — Corded Headsets (Corded — High Spec)
Sub-Lot 19 — Corded Headsets (Corded — Call Centre)
Sub-Lot 20 — Corded Headsets (Corded — Professional High Spec)
Sub-Lot 21 — Two Way Radios (High Spec)
Sub-Lot 22 — Two Way Radios (Twin Pack — Entry Level)
Sub-Lot 23 — Two Way Radios (Twin Pack — Mid-Range)
Sub-Lot 24 — Two Way Radios (Twin Pack — High Spec)
Sub-Lot 25 — Two Way Licensed Radios (Mid-Range)
Sub-Lot 26 — Two Way Licensed Radios (High Spec)
The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 33 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
This contract will operate on-going contract monitoring procedures following award, to ensure financial stability requirements are maintained.
Credit rating checks will be carried out on a regular basis, using the credit rating agency, Creditsafe Business Solutions Limited.
Any changes will be assessed (compared with a baseline credit rating score obtained at contract award stage) and significant changes or sustained degradation will be investigated.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary 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 and 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
Internet address: www.espo.org
ESPO will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by ESPO as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2105 No. 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
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