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Supplies - 22753-2019

16/01/2019    S11

Norway-Kjeller: Occupational clothing, special workwear and accessories

2019/S 011-022753

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Forsvaret v/Forsvarets logistikkorganisasjon
National registration number: 988517860
Postal address: Fetveien 80-84
Town: Kjeller
Postal code: 2007
Country: Norway
Contact person: Axel Severin Cappelen
Telephone: +47 63808115
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

2018016745 — Framework Agreement for the Delivery of Workwear, Protective Equipment and Associated Products and Services

Reference number: 2018016745
II.1.2)Main CPV code
18100000 Occupational clothing, special workwear and accessories
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of the Framework Agreement is to cover the Contracting Authority's need for workwear, protective equipment and associated products and services in a good and cost efficient way. The Framework Agreement must cover the Contracting Authority's permanent and arising needs, and, at the same, time focus on sobriety and control of consumption.

Furthermore, the aim is to ensure good cooperation with a strategic cooperation partner who is always future orientated as regards, amongst other things, the impact on the environment, assortment optimisation and control of procurements.

The Framework Agreement must cover different types of work, e.g. mechanics' work, recovery operations, etc. The products will be used inside and outside, by users in Norway and abroad.

There is a need for a broad spectrum of products that tolerate tough and frequent use and that provide good protection in demanding environments.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 85 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18110000 Occupational clothing
18140000 Workwear accessories
18141000 Work gloves
18424300 Disposable gloves
18830000 Protective footwear
18831000 Footwear incorporating a protective metal toecap
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tenderer must, in accordance with the Framework Agreement, deliver workwear, protective equipment and associated products and services within the following product groups:

— clothing,

— footwear,

— head protection,

— hearing protection,

— hand protection,

— body protection,

— breathing protection,

— clean room protection and eye protection.

Products and services must be delivered to all of the Contracting Authority's locations nationwide. See for an overview of the Contracting Authority's locations.

Emphasis is put on the fact that the products in Annex D only represent volume products for use in the competition. The Contracting Authority reserves the right, in the contract period, to expand the assortment of clothing, protective equipment and accessories within the respective product categories given in Annex D.

The Framework Agreement does not cover cooking clothes, hospital clothing or fireman clothing.

The Framework Agreement that will be signed will have an estimated value of 80 000 000 NOK - 85 000 000 NOK excluding VAT, including options for an extension. The estimate is done based on previous figures an/or anticipated future use according to the Contracting Authority's best knowledge. The estimate is not intended to be either an upper or lower limit for what can be taken from the Framework Agreement, and does not involve obligations pertaining to call-offs or purchasing. The concrete call-offs are dependent on the Contracting Authority and the users' changing needs in the Framework Agreement period. These can particularly vary depending on completed exercises, entrance, allied forces' needs and other things in the contract period.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 85 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contracting Authority reserves the unilateral right to extend the Framework Agreement one or more times for up to a further 2 years. The maximum duration of the Framework Agreement will be 4 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The options for extensions are described in point II.2.7.

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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

The tenderer must be registered in a company register or a trade register in the country where the tenderer is established.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 097-222530
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/03/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 01/07/2019
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/03/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

When this Framework Agreement expires.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Klagenemnda for offentlige anskaffelser
Postal address: Postboks 511 Sentrum
Town: Bergen
Postal code: 5850
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: