Supplies - 463255-2017

21/11/2017    S223

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Parts, accessories and supplies for computers

2017/S 223-463255

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: E Spur, Saughton House
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Postal code: EH11 3XD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Bryan Dodds
E-mail: bryan.dodds@gov.scot
Telephone: +44 1312446290
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482
I.2)Information about 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.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

IT Peripherals.

Reference number: SP-17-021
II.1.2)Main CPV code
30237000 Parts, accessories and supplies for computers
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The Scottish Ministers are seeking to appoint a single supplier for a national collaborative framework agreement for IT Peripherals. The duration of the framework agreement will be 24 months with an option to extend for up to 2 further 12 month periods. The estimated value ranges from 20 000 000 GBP to 25 000 000 GBP over the 4 year period.

The framework agreement will consist of the following four product groups; General IT Peripherals; Audio-Visual

equipment; Desktop Printers and Scanners; and Networking.

The framework agreement will be available for use by the Scottish public sector and details are provided in section II.2.4 Description of the procurement.

Documents can be found at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for the following ITT:

IT Peripherals itt_20293.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
30200000 Computer equipment and supplies
30237110 Network interfaces
30237135 Network interfaces cards
30237475 Electric sensors
31682230 Graphic display panels
32231000 Closed-circuit television apparatus
32320000 Television and audio-visual equipment
32321000 Television projection equipment
32321300 Audio-visual materials
32322000 Multimedia equipment
32323000 Video monitors
32324000 Televisions
32330000 Apparatus for sound, video-recording and reproduction
32324300 Television equipment
32340000 Microphones and loudspeakers
32350000 Parts of sound and video equipment
32360000 Intercom equipment
32400000 Networks
32410000 Local area network
32411000 Token-ring network
32412000 Communications network
32413000 Integrated network
32415000 Ethernet network
32416000 ISDN network
32417000 Multimedia networks
32418000 Radio network
32420000 Network equipment
32422000 Network components
32423000 Network hubs
32424000 Network infrastructure
32425000 Network operating system
34928470 Signage
35125100 Sensors
38650000 Photographic equipment
38651000 Cameras
38651600 Digital cameras
48215000 Networking developers' software package
48214000 Network operating system software package
48216000 Network connectivity terminal emulation software package
48219000 Miscellaneous networking software package
48219100 Gateway software package
48219500 Switch or router software package
48219600 Multiplexer software package
48219700 Communications server software package
48222000 Web server software package
48310000 Document creation software package
48318000 Scanner software package
48515000 Video conferencing software package
48600000 Database and operating software package
48700000 Software package utilities
51310000 Installation services of radio, television, sound and video equipment
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
72212214 Network operating system software development services
72212216 Network connectivity terminal emulation software development services
72315000 Data network management and support services
72315100 Data network support services
72315200 Data network management services
72500000 Computer-related services
72511000 Network management software services
72541000 Computer expansion services
72710000 Local area network services
72720000 Wide area network services
92222000 Closed circuit television services
92224000 Digital television
92225000 Interactive television
92225100 Film-on-demand television
30216100 Optical readers
30216110 Scanners for computer use
30232100 Printers and plotters
30237000 Parts, accessories and supplies for computers
32321200 Audio-visual equipment
51313000 Installation services of sound equipment
51314000 Installation services of video equipment
72540000 Computer upgrade services
72700000 Computer network services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Main site or place of performance:

Across the geography of Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Scottish Ministers are seeking to appoint a single supplier for a national collaborative framework agreement for IT Peripherals.

The framework agreement will consist of the following four product groups; General IT Peripherals; Audio-Visual equipment; Desktop Printers and Scanners; and Networking.

All services associated with the deployment of the product groups detailed above are considered to be within scope of the framework.

The IT Peripherals requirement is for a single framework rather than individual lots.

The Framework Agreement will be available for use by the Scottish Ministers (including Agencies), Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies, offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices, cross- border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998, the Scotland Office, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, the Scottish Police Authority, Scottish health boards or special health boards, all NHS Scotland, The Integrated Joint Boards established further to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act 2014, bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001, Student Loans Company Limited, the Forestry Commission, the Commissioner of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Business Stream Ltd, the Business Gateway National Unit at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, further or higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005, any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing, bodies financed wholly or mainly by one or more of the foregoing, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing. In addition to the contracting authorities listed, the framework agreement will be available to charities entered on the Scottish Charity Register and voluntary organisations entered on the Membership Database of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.

Information about Scottish Public Bodies is available at:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about

Information about the Review of Public Procurement in Scotland and links to the other Centres of Expertise are available at:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/Procurement

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 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 initial duration of the framework agreement will be 24 months with the option to extend for up to 2 further 12 month periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

This section refers to the questions ESPD.4B in Part IV Section E of the ESPD (Scotland).

4B.4 — Financial Ratio: Current Ratio.

4B.5.1 — 4B.5.3 — Insurance certificates.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4B.4 — Bidders must demonstrate a Current Ratio of greater than 0.8.

Current Ratio will be calculated as follows: net current assets divided by net current liabilities.

4B.5.1 — 4B.5.3 — It is a requirement of this framework agreement that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance, as a minimum, indicated below:

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 1 000 000 GBP

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hse40.pdf

The Authority reserves the right to request copies of financial accounts and insurance certificates which are not held electronically.

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

This section refers to the question 4D.2 in Part 4 Section D of the ESPD (Scotland). Bidders will be required to confirm that they meet the required environmental management standards.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Part 4D: Question 4D.2 — Environmental Management Standards:

The Contractor will be expected to maintain a standard of environmental protection, including, where appropriate, accreditation to ISO 14001/EMAS or equivalent standards.

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.1.8)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 116-233086
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 18/12/2017
Local time: 15:00
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
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 18/12/2017
Local time: 16:00
Place:

E Spur, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive, Edinburgh, EH11 3XD.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Bryan Dodds (0131 244 6290), Karen Pow (0131 244 8121).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Within four years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The Scottish Government is committed to contributing to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the people of Scotland, in order to create a more successful country, with opportunities for all of Scotland to flourish, through increasing sustainable economic growth.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 20293. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

The Scottish Government is committed to contributing to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the people of Scotland, in order to create a more successful country, with opportunities for all of Scotland to flourish, through increasing sustainable economic growth.

(SC Ref:519265).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: Victoria Quay, Leith
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH6 6QQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312446290
Internet address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

An economic operator that suffers or risks suffering loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/11/2017