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United Kingdom-Leicester: Dairy products
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.espo.org/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eastmidstenders.org
Section II: Object
120_17 Framework for the Supply of Milk and Dairy Products.
ESPO is seeking to establish a multi-supplier framework agreement for the supply and direct delivery of a range of milk and dairy products. The range of products includes but it not limited to milk, flavoured milk, cheeses, cream, butter, yoghurts, bread and eggs.
ESPO will impose on economic operators requirements aimed at protecting the confidential nature of information made available throughout the procurement procedure (as permitted by Regulation 21(3)) and, before receiving that information, economic operators will be required to complete and return a Confidentiality Agreement, which will be available once economic operators have expressed an interest in the tender opportunity.
To express an interest: (a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org , (b) Register (c) Search for tender opportunity 120_17 (d) Express an interest.
Supply and direct delivery of a range of milk and dairy products including but not limited to milk, flavoured milk, cheeses, cream, butter, yoghurts, bread and eggs in the East Midlands region.
The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 12 months. The total estimated value stated in Section OJEU II.1.5 includes the option period.
East of England
North East England
North West England
South East England
South West England
Yorkshire & Humber
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
This contract will contain a contract monitoring clause which will require suppliers to ensure that their organisation operates within the rating of  or more, as shall be determined by use of the credit rating agency, Creditsafe Business Solutions Limited.
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.