Services - 215876-2020

08/05/2020    S90

United Kingdom-London: Hire of goods-transport vehicles with driver

2020/S 090-215876

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Defra Network eTendering Portal
Postal address: 17 Nobel House
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1P 3JR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: network.procurement@defra.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2072385921
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Food Boxes — Shielded Vulnerable COV19

II.1.2)Main CPV code
60180000 Hire of goods-transport vehicles with driver
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Supply assembly and delivery shielded vulnerable food boxes Covid-19 emergency.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 208 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

England only

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement of foodstuffs and other essential supplies to kit food boxes and delivery of said boxes to the shielded vulnerable cohort as identified by DHSC under the Covid-19 Emergency.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive
Explanation:

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the UK government imposed lockdown measures preventing vulnerable individuals from leaving their homes. This coupled with an increased demand on supermarket home deliveries gave rise to an urgent risk that those vulnerable groups would not be able to obtain basic supplies which may lead to deterioration in health, thus placing an additional strain on the NHS. This contract enables the urgent delivery of essential items to those vulnerable individuals during lockdown.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: ecm_57705
Title:

Shielded Vulnerable Food Boxes Covid-19

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
27/03/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Brakes
Postal address: Eureka Business Park
Town: Ashford
NUTS code: UKJ4 Kent
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 104 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: ecm_57707
Title:

Shielded Vulnerable Food Boxes Covid-19

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
27/03/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: BFS t/a Bidfood
Postal address: Leigh Road
Town: Slough
NUTS code: UKJ1 Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 104 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/05/2020