Services - 525479-2019

06/11/2019    S214    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Fuels

2019/S 214-525479

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: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://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
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:

National Fuels (2)

Reference number: RM6177
II.1.2)Main CPV code
09100000
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 the supply of fuels to Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education and devolved administrations across the UK, including Northern Ireland,

— this will be carried out by the open procedure and tenders will be accepted in English only,

— crown commercial service, as the authority intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of fuels and will include but may not be limited to heating oil, automotive fuel, marine fuel, aviation fuel, biomass fuels, solid fuel and liquefied petroleum gas.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 000.00 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)
09111400
09120000
09122110
09122200
09122210
09130000
09131000
09131100
09132000
09132100
09132200
09132300
09133000
09134000
09134100
09134200
09134210
09134220
09134230
09134231
09134232
09135000
09135100
09135110
09210000
09211000
09211100
09211200
09211300
09211400
09211500
09211600
09211610
09211620
09211630
09211650
09211800
09211810
09211820
09211900
09240000
24111600
24322220
24951000
24951200
24951310
24951311
44611410
44612000
44612100
44612200
50500000
50510000
50511000
50511100
50514100
51810000
60100000
71610000
90913000
90913100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the contracting authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of the supply of fuels to Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education and devolved administrations across the UK, including Northern Ireland.

This will be carried out by the open procedure and tenders will be accepted in English only.

Crown Commercial Service, as the authority intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of fuels and will include but may not be limited to heating oil, automotive fuel, marine fuel, aviation fuel, biomass fuels, solid fuel and liquefied petroleum gas. CCS are also considering the inclusion of associated services such as tank cleaning and maintenance, fuel testing, lubes and greases, fuel additives, tank metering and telemetry and any other associated services.

The exact details of the requirement, contractual arrangements and whether these requirements will be split into further lots has yet to be decided.

II.2.14)Additional information

The lot structure of this framework will be determined as a result of the engagement process and will be confirmed within the contract notice, as will the estimated value of the agreement.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
08/09/2020

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:

This prior information notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement with those within the fuels and associated services market.

Crown Commercial Service intends to hold market engagement sessions during February 2020 with industry experts and suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting framework contract[s]. If you are interested in attending a market engagement session please express your interest by emailing rm6177@crowncommercial.gov.uk no later than midday on 6.12.2019. Further details will be provided to you.

Your email must clearly state:

1) The name of your organisation;

2) Contact details for the individual(s) who will participating in the market engagement.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is [https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk]

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS pipeline page http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline for updates and monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.

Please be advised that in preparation to participate in this competition for this framework that:

The Cyber Essentials scheme is mandatory for Central Government Contracts which involve handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. The Government is taking steps to further reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when properly implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.

To participate in the procurement for the National Fuels (2), bidders will be required to demonstrate that they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials for the services under and in connection with the procurement.

The bidder may be awarded a framework contract but shall not enter into any call-off contracts with buyers until they are able to demonstrate to CCS that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by the cyber essentials scheme for services under and in connection with this procurement.

The service that arise from this framework will involve the supplier holding material that has been assigned a protective marking under the Government Security Classifications Scheme (April 2014) of Official. It will be a condition of this contract that this material must be protected. Baseline protection controls are defined in ISO27001:2013 and further defined by the Security Policy Framework https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-security

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/11/2019