Lieferungen - 255286-2020

02/06/2020    S105

Norway-Kristiansand S: Library books

2020/S 105-255286

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Kristiansand Kommune
National registration number: 820852982
Postal address: Rådhusgata 18
Town: Kristiansand S
Postal code: 4611
Country: Norway
Contact person: Bjarki Steinarsson

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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

Books for the Public Library and School Libraries

Reference number: 2020079476
II.1.2)Main CPV code
22113000 Library books
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Kristiansand Kommune [Kristiansand Municipality] wants tenders for the delivery of books and audio books for Kristiansand Folkebibliotek [Kristiansand Public Library] and to the school libraries.

The current book contract will form the basis for the new contract. If a new book contract is signed after the expiry of the current book contract, any new terms related to price/discounts will also apply for the contract signed based on this competition.

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: 12 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
22110000 Printed books
22111000 School books
22112000 Textbooks
48520000 Multimedia software package
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO04 Agder og Rogaland
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Exceptions from the agreement:

— procurement of textbooks to the school libraries;

— eBooks for Kristiansand Public Library are not included;

— Kristiansand International School's books to own library when it is necessary to follow the International Baccalaureate's (IB) requirements.

The contracting authority receives catalogue data free of charge from the National library. This is a service that can be used by all Norwegian public libraries.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Product assortment and delivery, including response period / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Service and follow-up / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Option for RFID tags, barcode etiquette and spine labelling.

The contract duration is 2 years with an option for 1 year + 1 year.

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.1.1)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
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 019-043395
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


Books for the Public Library and School Libraries

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 3
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Biblioteksentralen SA
Postal address: Alf Bjerkes vei 20
Town: Oslo
NUTS code: NO04 Agder og Rogaland
Postal code: 0582
Country: Norway
Telephone: +47 22083400
Fax: +47 22196443
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 12 000 000.00 NOK
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: Klagenemnd for Offentlige Anskaffelser (KOFA)
Town: Bergen
Country: Norway
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: