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United Kingdom-Leicester: Printed matter and related products
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
376F_18 Library Stock
ESPO is undertaking a procurement process to identify and appoint a number of suppliers to supply librarystock.
The framework will include 4 lots as follows:
— Lot 1: Adult Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Reference Materials,
— Lot 2: Children’s Fiction and Non-Fiction,
— Lot 3: Audio-Visual, and,
— Lot 4: Foreign Language.
The stock will generally be required to be supplied “serviced”, i.e. complete with stock labels, date stamps, RFIDtags, etc.
Customers will primarily be local authorities, but could also include; any eligible body responsible for ordering public library stock, education establishments, such as universities, among others.
It is anticipated that between 3 and 5 Suppliers shall be awarded a place on the framework for each lot.
Adult stock and Reference standing orders
This lot will include the following stock categories:
— Adult Fiction,
— Adult Non-Fiction,
Suppliers will be expected to be able to provide stock from within all of the above categories.
The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 12 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.7 includes the option period.
— Children’s Fiction,
— Children’s Non-Fiction.
Suppliers will be expected to be able to provide stock from within both of the above categories.
Audio Visual Stock
Foreign Language Stock
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Audio visual stock
Askews Library Services Limited
Section VI: Complementary information
As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU, the FrameworkAgreement is open for use by Public Bodies, defined:
This 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 the end-user establishments and geographical areas are available in:
— http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281 %29/FAQs/Legal
Information on deadlines(s) for review procedures can be found in Part 3, Chapter 6 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.