Services - 486125-2017

06/12/2017    S234    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Postal and telecommunications services

2017/S 234-486125

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor The Capital Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: claire.murray@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.gov.uk/ccs

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Public Procurement
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Postal Goods and Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
64000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the contracting authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative agreement for the provision of postal goods and services to be utilised by central government departments and all other UK public sector bodies, including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education and devolved administrations. It is intended that this commercial agreement will be the recommended vehicle for all postal goods and services required by UK public sector bodies, which include central government departments and their arm's length bodies and agencies, non departmental public bodies, NHS bodies, local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education, charities and devolved administrations.

CCS is partnering with YPO and ESPO to put this agreement in place.

Suppliers wishing to engage with the authority should email Claire.murray@crowncommercial.gov.uk quoting “Postal Services PIN” in the subject box.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Postal Goods and Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48311100
48781000
48214000
48782000
30131100
30131400
48328000
48720000
48100000
64100000
64121200
30131300
64112000
48211000
64122000
64216120
64000000
48311000
30131000
48223000
30133100
30131800
48200000
48219700
48920000
48613000
48210000
30133000
48329000
79571000
30144100
30131200
48000000
48213000
48310000
64115000
30131600
64121100
30130000
30131500
60161000
48313000
64110000
64113000
30132100
48219000
30132000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Postal goods and services.

Early thinking is that services will be broken down into framework lots including, (but not limited to), the following draft postal goods and services:

— collection and delivery (DSA, end to end, regional /zonal),

— secure mail services,

— hybrid mail (on-site, off Site, hub solutions),

— international mail services,

— franking machines, mail-room equipment and office machines,

— independent mail consultancy and mail audits,

— inbound mail solutions and services.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
02/07/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority intends to use an e-Tendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

If you have not yet registered on the e-Sourcing suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link “Register for GPS e-Sourcing”. Please note, to register, you must have a valid Duns number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet).

Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at:

http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender. Note that, by registering for the e-Sourcing suite in this way, you will then be in a position to express an interest in any future procurements run by crown commercial service.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing suite please contact the crown commercial services helpdesk: freephone: +44 3450103503 or Email: expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/12/2017