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Belgium-Brussels: Supply and delivery of disposable nappies for early childhood centres (ECC) managed by the European Commission in Brussels
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supply and delivery of disposable nappies for ECCs managed by the European Commission in Brussels.
This contract is for the supply and delivery of disposable nappies for ECCs in Brussels which run, inter alia, crèche activities.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
the tenderer shall enclose identity details (see Annex 1 to the specifications), and all the documents and information required under point III.1 'Conditions for participation' of this notice and listed in Annex 1 to the specifications.
The tenderer shall enclose documentary proof with the name of the country in which he has his head office or is domiciled, as required under law in his country of residence.
The tenderer shall enclose a duly signed and dated solemn declaration stating that he is not in any of the situations which would exclude him from participating in a contract awarded by the European Union. The solemn declaration must take the form of the template published on the following page, in its entirety: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.htm
NB: the successful tenderer must, on pain of exclusion, provide the following documentary evidence in support of the solemn declaration prior to signature of the contract.
NB: in the event they are awarded the contract, groupings must provide the solemn declaration along with the supporting documents and information for each individual member.
the tenderer must provide:
— a copy of the financial statements (balance sheets and operating accounts) for the past 2 financial years, showing the annual pre-tax profit. If, for a valid reason, the tenderer is unable to provide them, he must enclose a statement as to annual pre-tax profits for the past 2 years. If the financial statements or the declaration show an average loss over the past 2 years, the tenderer must furnish another document as proof of his financial and economic capacity, such as the appropriate guarantee from a third party (e.g. the parent company), statements from auditors, chartered accountants or equivalent,
— a statement as to annual turnover specific to the field covered by this contract notice, realised during the past 2 financial years.
— a list of the 3 main supplies and deliveries of disposable nappies for crèches, hospitals, etc., carried out per year, indicating the order volume, dates and the names of clients for the past 3 years.
Section IV: Procedure
Office pour les infrastructures et la logistique — Bruxelles (OIB), bâtiment CSM1, cours Saint-Michel 1 (entrée côté rue Père de Deken 23), 1040 Bruxelles, BELGIUM.
1 duly authorised representative per tenderer may attend the opening of tenders (a passport or identity card must be presented). Tenderers wishing to attend must inform Unit OIB.02.002 Public Procurement, in writing (see address details given in point I.1), no later than 2 working days prior to the opening session.
Section VI: Complementary information
36 months after award.
1) The specifications and additional documents (including questions and answers) will be available at the following web address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1416 Interested parties are invited to register via the website. They will then be notified by the online public procurement system of any updates available for this invitation to tender. Parties not registered on the site are requested to consult it regularly. The Commission cannot be held responsible should tenderers not be aware of any additional information on this invitation to tender given on this website.
The website will be updated regularly; it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for any updates and modifications during the tendering period.
Additional information on contract terms, contract renewals, conditions for participation, minimum levels of capacity required, total estimated contract volume, etc. can be found in the specifications available on the aforementioned website. No paper version will be issued. EMAS-certified since 2005, the OIB adopts an environmentally friendly attitude. EMAS is the eco-management and audit scheme, the EU voluntary instrument used by organisations to improve their environmental performance.
2) Submission of samples:
all tenders must be accompanied by the samples required in point 6 of the technical specifications (Annex 2), no later than the deadline for submission of tenders.
3) For further information on participating in invitations to tender and on the sequence of procedures for public procurement at the OIB, please consult the 'Guide for tenderers' and the brochure 'Doing business with the European Commission', accessible via the link: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.htm
within 2 months of the plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the date on which it became known to them. A complaint made to the European Ombudsman neither suspends this period nor opens a new period for lodging appeals.