Supplies - 234545-2022

03/05/2022    S86

Norway-Arendal: Medical consumables

2022/S 086-234545

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: OFA - Konkurranseportal
National registration number: 921 707 134
Postal address: Postboks 788 Stoa
Town: Arendal
NUTS code: NO092 Agder
Postal code: 4809
Country: Norway
Contact person: Bjarki Steinarsson.
E-mail: bjarki.steinarsson@agderfk.no
Telephone: +47 98997537
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.agderfk.no
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://eu.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=330507&B=VAF
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://eu.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=330507&B=VAF
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Framework agreement - Medical Consumables OFA

Reference number: 22/11399
II.1.2)Main CPV code
33140000 Medical consumables
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

We would like to use this procurement to get a solid and serious supplier of medical consumables that can both deliver a broad spectrum of suitable products and also accompanying delivery, service, and product related services such as training, advice, etc. We would like to have a collaboration partner that we can challenge, but who can also challenge us in our daily routines, choice of products, and use of products.

A municipality consists of several participating entities with partly very different needs ranging from district nursing and nursing homes, to an emergency doctor surgery. The main rule for this contest will be that the offered products are of general high quality, whilst we, as the customer, are given the opportunity to choose simpler and cheaper products when we see it is appropriate.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 900 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18424300 Disposable gloves
24455000 Disinfectants
33100000 Medical equipments
33141114 Medical gauze
33141320 Medical needles
33190000 Miscellaneous medical devices and products
33751000 Disposable nappies
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO092 Agder
NUTS code: NO Norge
Main site or place of performance:

Agder

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We would like to use this procurement to get a solid and serious supplier of medical consumables that can both deliver a broad spectrum of suitable products and also accompanying delivery, service, and product related services such as training, advice, etc. We would like to have a collaboration partner that we can challenge, but who can also challenge us in our daily routines, choice of products, and use of products.

A municipality consists of several participating entities with partly very different needs ranging from district nursing and nursing homes, to an emergency doctor surgery. The main rule for this contest will be that the offered products are of general high quality, whilst we, as the customer, are given the opportunity to choose simpler and cheaper products when we see it is appropriate.

This contest will allow tenderers to have a broad playing field as regards how several of the qualitative criteria are fulfilled. The contest does not include comprehensive and detailed requirements for either the products or services, but tenderers must offer what they believe is an appropriate degree of quality.

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: 900 000 000.00 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 contract has an option for an extension for 12+12+12+12 months. The last 24 months will depend on the tenderer being able to document considerable investments in zero emission/environmental measures. If the tenderer cannot document this, the maximum length of the contract will be 48 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

See the tender documentation.

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

The following contracting authorities and associated entities have and option to join the contract:

Kristiansand Municipality.

Vennesla Municipality

Risør Municipality

Gjerstad Municipality

Agder County.

Vegårshei Municipality

The County Administrator in Agder

Aust-Agder Revisjon IKS

Agder arbeidsmiljø IKS

The County Administrator's Joint Services, main office in Arendal.

Avfall Sør AS

IKT Agder IKS

Vest-Agder museene IKS

Agder Renovasjon IKS

Kristiansandsregionen brann og redning IKS.

Agder kollektivtrafikk AS

Lister og Dalane Avfallsservice AS.

Aust-Agder Museum and Archive IKS

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

The following contracting authorities (municipalities) will be part of the contract from when it is signed:

Bygland, Farsund, Iveland, Lillesand, Valle, Åmli, Åseral, Sirdal, Lindesnes, Grimstad, Flekkefjord, Bykle, Arendal, Tvedestrand, Lyngdal, Kvinesdal, Hægebostad, Froland, Evje og Hornnes, and Birkenes.

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:

Tax certificate

Requirement:

Tenderers must have the tax, employer contribution and VAT payments in order.

Documentation requirement:

Tax and VAT certificate. The certificate must not be older than 6 months from the tender deadline. The certificate can be obtained electronically from Altinn. For further information, see Skatteetaten.no.

For foreign tenderers:

Foreign tenderers must submit equivalent certificates from the country of origin, that substantiate that payment of taxes and duties is in order. If the authorities in the relevant country do not issue such certificates, the tenderer shall submit a statement which verifies that all taxes and duties have been paid. The declaration must be approved and signed by the tenderer's Financial Director/ person responsible for Finance.

Company register/trade register.

Requirement:

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

Documentation requirement:

• Norwegian tenderers: Company registration certificate

• Foreign tenderers: Verification that the tenderer is registered in a company register, trade register or a commerce register in the country where the tenderer is established.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Tenderers must have sufficient economic and financial capacity to fulfil the contract.

The required financial capacity will be assessed in relation to the contract's value, services, risk and length.

Documentation requirement:

Credit rating based on the most recent accounting figures. The rating must be carried out by a credit rating agency with a licence to provide such service.

Note!

If a tenderer has valid reasons for not being able to provide the documentation requested by the contracting authority, the tenderer can prove his economic and financial position with any other document that the contracting authority deems suitable. A brief account of the factual reason and alternative documentation must be submitted together with the tender before the deadline for receipt of tenders.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Quality assurance system

Tenderers must have implemented and established a well functioning quality assurance system.

Documentation requirement:

A description of the quality assurance system that have been implemented in the business.

If the tenderer is certified in accordance with ISO 9001 or equivalent third-party verified systems, it is sufficient to present a copy of a valid certificate thereof.

Environmental management system.

Tenderers must have implemented and established a well functioning environmental management system.

Documentation requirement:

A description of the environmental management system that has been implemented in the company.

If a tenderer is certified in accordance with ISO 14001, EMAS, the Eco-lighthouse scheme or equivalent systems verified by a third party, it is sufficient to present a copy of a valid certificate thereof.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 31/05/2022
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 01/06/2022
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Norwegian
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 13/10/2022

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Agder tingrett Kristiansand
Town: Kristiansand
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/04/2022