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Belgium-Brussels: Supply of general groceries, dairy products, bakery products and drinks
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supply of general groceries, dairy products, bakery products and drinks.
Supply of general groceries
Brussels and Overijse.
Supply of general grocery products to the crèches, childcare facilities, European Inter-institutional Centre (CIE) and VIP restaurant managed by the European Commission in Brussels and Overijse.
Supply of drinks
Supply of drinks to the crèches, childcare facilities, CIE and VIP restaurant managed by the European Commission in Brussels and Overijse.
Supply of dairy products and cheese
Supply of dairy products and cheese to the crèches, childcare facilities, CIE and VIP restaurant managed by the European Commission in Brussels and Overijse.
Supply of bakery products, cakes/pastries, biscuits and croissants, etc.
Supply of bakery products, cakes/pastries, biscuits and croissants, etc. to the crèches, childcare facilities, CIE and VIP restaurant managed by the European Commission in Brussels and Overijse.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
the tenderer shall enclose with his tender all the documents and information required in point III.1 'Conditions for participation' of this notice and listed in Annex I 'Checklist of documents to be completed and provided' to the specifications.
The tenderer shall enclose a duly signed and dated solemn declaration stating that he is not in any of the situations which would exclude him from participating in a contract awarded by the European Union. The solemn declaration must take the form of the template published on the following page, in its entirety: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.htm
NB: the successful tenderer must, on pain of exclusion, provide the following documentary evidence in support of the solemn declaration prior to signature of the contract.
NB: if groupings are awarded the contract, they must provide the solemn declaration along with the supporting documents and information for each individual member.
the tenderer must provide:
— copy of the financial statements (balance sheets and profit and loss accounts) for the last 3 financial years, showing the annual pre-tax profit. If, for a valid reason, the tenderer is unable to provide them, he must enclose a statement as to annual pre-tax profits for the past 3 years. If the financial statements or the declaration show an average loss over the past 3 years, the tenderer must furnish another document as proof of his financial and economic capacity, such as an appropriate guarantee from a third party (e.g. the parent company), statements from auditors, chartered accountants or equivalent,
— statement as to average annual turnover for the sale of goods and services corresponding to the subject of each lot in this contract.
to be selected, the tenderer must provide proof of a specific annual turnover over the past 2 financial years averaging at least (per year):
160 000 EUR (lot 1), 65 000 EUR (lot 2), 100 000 EUR (lot 3) and 85 000 EUR (lot 4).
Should tenders be for several lots, these minimum amounts are cumulative.
— list of supplies directly related to the subject of each lot in this contract with details of the largest volumes and the names of customers for the last 2 years.
to be selected, the tenderer must provide proof of his delivery capacity on a weekly basis for a minimum of 1 500 EUR per week for lots 2, 3 and 4, and 3 000 EUR per week for lot 1.
Section IV: Procedure
Office pour les infrastructures et la logistique — Bruxelles (OIB), bâtiment CSM1, cours Saint-Michel 23 (entrée côté rue Père de Deken), 1040 Bruxelles, BELGIUM.
1 duly authorised representative per tenderer may attend the opening of tenders (a passport or identity card must be presented). Tenderers wishing to attend must inform Unit OIB.02.002 Public Procurement, in writing (see address details given in point I.1), no later than 2 working days prior to the opening session.
Section VI: Complementary information
36 months after award.
1) Tenders may be for 1, 2, 3 or 4 lots; tenderers are free to choose. Separate contracts will be awarded per lot.
The specifications and additional documents (including questions and answers) will be available at the following web address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2802
Interested parties are invited to register via the website. They will then be notified by the online public procurement system of any updates available for this invitation to tender. Parties not registered on the site are requested to consult it regularly. The Commission cannot be held responsible should tenderers not be aware of any additional information on this invitation to tender given on this website.
The website will be updated regularly; it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for any updates and modifications during the tendering period.
Additional information on contract terms, contract renewals, conditions for participation, minimum levels of capacity required, total estimated contract volume, etc. can be found in the specifications available on the aforementioned website. No paper version will be issued. EMAS-certified since 2005, the OIB adopts an environmentally friendly attitude. EMAS is the eco-management and audit scheme, the EU voluntary instrument used by organisations to improve their environmental performance.
2) For further information on participating in invitations to tender and on the sequence of procedures for public procurement at the OIB, please consult the 'Guide for tenderers' and the brochure 'Doing business with the European Commission', accessible via the link: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.htm
within 2 months of the plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the date on which it became known to them. A complaint made to the European Ombudsman neither suspends this period nor opens a new period for lodging appeals.