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Norway-Oslo: Office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packages
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
RFI [Request for Information], Nordic Market Dialogue for Emission-free Deliveries of Goods and Services
Statens Innkjøpssenter [the Government Procurement Centre], Bergen Kommune [Bergen Municipality], Oslo Kommune [Oslo Municipality], Trondheim Kommune [Trondheim Municipality] and Kristiansand Kommune [Kristiansand Municipality] participate in the project Nordic ordering dialogue (market dialogue) for emission-free deliveries of goods and services. The purpose of the project is to develop common requirements for business that provides smart solutions that reduce the emission of greenhouse gases.
This RFI concern suppliers in the Norwegian market. Equivalent RFIs will be sent out Sweden, Finland and Denmark.
The responses received will be shared with the other participants in the project in order to find common solutions for the Nordic region.
This is both an invitation to answer the questions in writing and to participate in a digital information meeting.
Date: 29 April 2020
Time: 14.00-15.00 (UTC +2)
Register via this link: https://events.provisoevent.no/nho/events/zero-emission-delivery-260320/register
For more information and inspiration, please read the following: https://innovativeanskaffelser.no/zeroemissiondelivery/
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We know that the current COVID-19 situation creates major challenges for the branches, businesses and suppliers. Regardless, we want to have discussion with the market, so that you can have predictability and insight into our plans and needs in the long term. We want your input about what is possible in the short term and long term and how we can best prepare you for innovation and environmentally friendly solutions. We understand that many of you have limited resources as a result of the current situation. However, we hope that the meeting and the information will be of interest.
The authority responsible for this RFI is the Government Procurement Centre, [Bergen Municipality, Oslo Municipality, Trondheim Municipality and Kristiansand Municipality].
The Government Procurement Centre, Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Kristiansand Municipalities want to get better insight into the market and take advantage of the branch's experience and knowledge so that we can have successful future procurements that also provide smart and emission-free solutions.
Therefore, we are holding and RFI where the suppliers will have the opportunity to give information, view-points and answers to our questions and challenges in a more informal manner. We also want to have more in-depth dialogue, both by extending invitations to attend a common gathering in autumn 2020 (if possible) in connection with specific procurements that will be announced.
We also hope that those of you who respond to this RFI can imagine following the project further and contributing your experiences and knowledge.
Answers can be sent via Mercell or directly to Christine Kihl.
Deadline to respond to the RFI
Answers should be submitted by 1 June 2020, 23.59 at the latest.
Disclosure and protection of privacy
The Government Procurement Centre is governed by the Freedom of Information Act that, as a general rule, allows anyone to request access to documents. The Act has provisions about exceptions from the right to access.
The tenderer's must state, with justification, the parts of the response that are considered to be trade secrets. In the event of a request for access, the Government Procurement Centre will regardless assess whether the information is of such a nature that we are obliged to exempt it from public access.
Organisation's name: Digitaliseringsdirektoratet [the Norwegian Digitalisation Agency]
Contact person: Christine Kihl
Telephone number: 9903 8885
Questions about goods
Below are the questions that the Government Procurement Centre and project for Nordic ordering dialogue wants input on.
The goods needed by the authorities entail emissions both in production, delivery and handover of the goods. What can a requirement look like in order to get emission-free goods deliveries?
— What possibilities does your business see for future emission-free goods deliveries?
— What can be improved in the production of the good(s)?
— What can be improved in the transport of the good(s)?
— What can be improved in the handover of the good(s)?
— Specify requirement proposals that can give emission-free goods deliveries.
— Do you have other proposals for innovative solutions that can contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions?
— What should public contracting authority's consider in order to achieve emission-free deliveries?
Questions about services
Also, for a number of services needed by the public authorities, there are emissions both with delivery of goods and with transport of those who perform the services. What can a requirement look like in order to get emission-free service deliveries?
— What possibilities does your business see for future emission-free service deliveries?
— Specify requirement proposals that can give emission-free service deliveries.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information