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Supplies - 248638-2021

17/05/2021    S94

Norway-Sandvika: Furniture

2021/S 094-248638

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Bærum kommune
National registration number: 935478715
Postal address: Postboks 700
Town: Sandvika
NUTS code: NO Norge
Postal code: 1304
Country: Norway
Contact person: Sandra Torsvik Hellesø
Telephone: +47 98422192
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Used Furniture and fixtures, Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS)

Reference number: 2021/1554
II.1.2)Main CPV code
39100000 Furniture
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Bærum kommune (Bærum Municipality) invites tenders to participate in a limited tender competition in connection with the establishment of a dynamic purchasing scheme for the purchase of used furniture and fixtures and associated services, rehabilitation of furniture and sale of used furniture.

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II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39150000 Miscellaneous furniture and equipment
39200000 Furnishing
50850000 Repair and maintenance services of furniture
79342200 Promotional services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO082 Viken
NUTS code: NO08 Oslo og Viken
Main site or place of performance:

Bærum Municipality.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In coming years, Bærum kommune needs future oriented, functional and flexible furnishing solutions for future work places in all sectors. To meet the future needs in a satisfactory manner, the contracting authority will enter into a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) in order to safeguard the tender competition for used furniture and inventory.

The need is divided into three main groups:

A. Purchase of used furniture and associated services;

B. Rehabilitation of furniture; and

C. Sale of used furniture.

Equivalent DPS is also announced for Asker Municipality and Drammen Municipality. Separate applications must be submitted to each municipality if the tenderer wants to qualify for all the schemes (Bærum, Asker and Drammen).

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 10/08/2021
End: 01/09/2027
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The dynamic purchasing system is valid until 1 September 2027. However, please note that the contracting authority is free to terminate the system by announcement at any time before the above date.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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 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:

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


— Norwegian tenderers: company registration certificate;

— foreign companies: verification that the company is registered in a trade or business register as prescribed by the law of the country where the tenderer is established.

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

Tenderers are required to be economically and financially solvent, which gives the contracting authority the security that the tenderer will be financially viable throughout the entire contract period.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Documentation requirement: expanded credit rating/report, not older than 3 months, from a publicly certified credit rating company, with score A (credit worthy) or equivalent or better rating. The report must be based on the last known fiscal figures. The date must be clear.

Companies without adequate credit rating, newly started companies with a credit score of AN, individual foreign companies or companies without reporting obligation to the Brønnøysund Register Centre will not always be able to document that the requirement is met. In such instances, they will be able to compensate with a satisfactory credit rating which provides an equivalent security for implementation ability.

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

Implementation ability: good implementation ability is required.

Experience: good experience is required from equivalent assignments. This means good experience from at least one of the types of main groups described above, respectively sale of used furniture and associated services, rehabilitation of furniture or procuring and resale of used furniture.

Quality assurance system: a good and well-functioning quality assurance system is required for the services that will be provided. The concept of a quality management system is that i.a., the tenderer is aware of quality objectives, planning, security, handling of deviations, quality improvement and data security.

Environment management system: systems and procedures are required that ensure a low environmental impact when carrying out the delivery. The environmental management system must, among other things, ensure continual improvement to: the organisation's environmental competence and safety, and the climate impact of the service.

Permits: applicable for tenderers in group A sale of used furniture and associated services and C purchase of used furniture tenderers must have permits from the police in order to operate trade activity with the acquisition of used and discarded items with a view to sale, cf. the Second-Hand Trade Act §2. Permits are not required for tenderer who only qualify in group B rehabilitation of furniture. If a tenderer in group B wants to participate in a tender for group A and/or C, the tenderer must qualify in the ongoing DPS scheme with requirement 8 permit and submit documentation for a permit from the police, cf. the Second-Hand Trade Act.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Implementation ability: documentation: a description of the tenderer's technical personnel or technical units the tenderer has at disposal to fulfil the contract, regardless of whether they belong to the company or not.

Experience: documentation: a list of the three primary relevant deliveries or services performed during the past 3 years, including information about the value, date, and name of the public or private recipients with contact information.

Quality management system: documentation: statement of the tenderer's quality management system or copy of certificates for the quality management system in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 or an equivalent certificate.

Environmental management system: documentation: a description of the tenderer's environmental management system or copy of certificates for the environmental management system in accordance with ISO 14001:2015, Miljøfyrtårn (Eco-lighthouse), EMAS or equivalent certificate.

Permit: granted by the police.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/09/2027
Local time: 00:00
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
Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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: Asker og Bærum tingrett
Town: Sandvika
Postal code: 1337
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: