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Supplies - 263382-2020

05/06/2020    S108

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Rock salt

2020/S 108-263382

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Association of North East Councils Ltd trading as NEPO (Central Purchasing Body)
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Michelle Armstrong
E-mail: michelle.armstrong@nepo.org
Telephone: +44 1916380040
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.nepo.org
Address of the buyer profile: www.nepo.org
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

NEPO203 Supply of Rock Salt

Reference number: DN413474
II.1.2)Main CPV code
14410000 Rock salt
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The Association of North East Councils trading as the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) has established a framework agreement for the supply of rock salt in bulk and bagged forms required to enable contracting authorities to meet their winter maintenance services responsibilities. The products will be delivered to a notified list of delivery sites for North East located contracting authorities and designated sub-regions across the UK for all other contracting authorities.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Bulk Salt North East

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
14410000 Rock salt
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

Information provided within ITT documentation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The framework agreement for the supply of rock salt is to be made available for use by all contracting authorities throughout the North East region (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above supplies. The framework agreement will be awarded to a maximum of two (2) suppliers. Awarded suppliers will be mapped on a matrix which demonstrates their specialisms and their ability to supply geographically. The contracting authority will issue a call-off by way of direct award without opening up competition or through the operation of a mini-competition. The call-off contract will be on the terms specified in the call-off terms and conditions, supplemented as appropriate by such details as price and quantity which will be specified in the call-off order.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 30 %
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 70 %
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Bagged Salt North East

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
14410000 Rock salt
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

Information provided within ITT documentation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The framework agreement for the supply of rock salt is to be made available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout the North East region (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above supplies. The framework agreement will be awarded to a maximum of two (2) suppliers. Awarded suppliers will be mapped on a matrix which demonstrates their specialisms and their ability to supply geographically. The contracting authority will issue a call-off by way of direct award without opening up competition or through the operation of a mini-competition. The call-off contract will be on the terms specified in the call-off terms and conditions, supplemented as appropriate by such details as price and quantity which will be specified in the call-off order.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 30 %
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 70 %
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Bulk Salt UK Delivery

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
14410000 Rock salt
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Information provided within ITT documentation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The framework agreement for the supply of rock salt is to be made available for use by all contracting authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above supplies. The framework agreement will be awarded to a maximum of two (2) suppliers. Awarded suppliers will be mapped on a matrix which demonstrates their specialisms and their ability to supply geographically. The contracting authority will issue a call-off by way of direct award without opening up competition or through the operation of a mini-competition. The call-off contract will be on the terms specified in the call-off terms and conditions, supplemented as appropriate by such details as price and quantity which will be specified in the call-off order.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 30 %
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 70 %
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Bagged Salt UK Delivery

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
14410000 Rock salt
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Information provided within ITT documentation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The framework agreement for the supply of rock salt is to be made available for use by all contracting authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above supplies. The framework agreement will be awarded to a maximum of two (2) suppliers. Awarded suppliers will be mapped on a matrix which demonstrates their specialisms and their ability to supply geographically. The contracting authority will issue a call-off by way of direct award without opening up competition or through the operation of a mini-competition. The call-off contract will be on the terms specified in the call-off terms and Conditions, supplemented as appropriate by such details as price and quantity which will be specified in the call-off order.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 30 %
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 70 %
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
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.1.8)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: 2019/S 248-612296
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

Title:

NEPO203 Supply of Rock Salt

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
31/01/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 3
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: ICL UK Sales Ltd
National registration number: 6735338
Town: Saltburn
NUTS code: UKC1 Tees Valley and Durham
Postal code: TS13 4UZ
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Compass Minerals UK Ltd
National registration number: 2654529
Town: Cheshire
NUTS code: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: CW7 2PA
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: NWT Supplies Limited (trading as Online Rock Salt)
National registration number: 9395474
Town: Lancashire
NUTS code: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: L39 6SR
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: J C Peacock and Co. Ltd
National registration number: SC025860
Town: Ayr
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Postal code: KA8 8AE
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 25 000 000.00 GBP
Lowest offer: 1.00 GBP / Highest offer: 25 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

NEPO is a central purchasing body as defined in the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR15). The agreement will be available for use by all NEPO members. A list of member organisations is available in the About section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org

This agreement will also be made available to all current and future NEPO associate members. Current associate members are listed in the associate member section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org/associate-membership/list

NEPO intends to make the resulting agreement available for use by all contracting authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments,registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above services.

Please see the following websites for further details:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education

https://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised/recognised-bodies

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/localauthorities.php

http://www.ukschoolsdirectory.net

https://www.gov.uk/find-school-in-england

https://education.gov.scot/ParentZone

http://hwb.wales.gov.uk/

https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-academies-and-academy-projects-in-development

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http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/institutions/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/heis/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/fecs/

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure

http://www.scottishambulance.com/TheService/organised.aspx

http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=trusts

http://www.scottishambulance.com/AboutUs/HowWeOrganised.aspx

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/gov.htm

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/local-councils-in-northern-ireland

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/02/2421/1

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/contact

https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public-procurement-policy-applies

https://www.ons.gov.uk/

https://www.police.uk/forces/

http://www.police-information.co.uk/index.html

http://www.psni.police.uk/index.htm

http://www.scotland.police.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/archive/law-order/Police/PoliceServiceofScotland

http://www.fire.org.uk/fire-brigades.html

http://www.nifrs.org/areas-districts/

http://www.firescotland.gov.uk/your-area.aspx

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

http://directory.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/pages/default.aspx

https://gov.wales/topics/housing-and-regeneration/publications/registered-social-landlords-in-wales/?lang=en

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/housing-associations

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/About_us/Regulation/Registering_charities_index.aspx

http://www.oscr.org.uk/

https://idea.org.uk/ http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/registerhomepage.aspx

http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/search_Auth.aspx

http://www.communities.gov.uk/newsroom/factsandfigures/housingplanning1/facts/socialhousing/?id=1822644

A complete list of permissible users is shown on the NEPO website below:

https://www.nepo.org/associate-membership/permissible-users

Organisations wishing to access the NEPO agreement will be required to register as a NEPO associate member in the first instance.

Further information can be found at: www.nepo.org

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: michelle.armstrong@nepo.org
Internet address: www.nepo.org
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: michelle.armstrong@nepo.org
Internet address: www.nepo.org
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: michelle.armstrong@nepo.org
Internet address: www.nepo.org
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/06/2020