Services - 382534-2019

13/08/2019    S155

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Printing and related services

2019/S 155-382534

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Public Procurement

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Print Management Services

Reference number: RM6170
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79800000 Printing and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown commercial service, as the authority, intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of print management services for use by Central Government and UK public sector bodies.

The agreement shall include print products and all associated services to provide an end to end print management service.

The scope shall include for all types of print such as operational, transactional, and secure print, and the associated services such as direct mail, storage, fulfilment and distribution, digital asset management, digital solutions, pre-production services, media duplication and official papers.

The lotting structure of this agreement will be determined as a result of the market engagement, and will be confirmed within the contract notice as will the estimated value of the agreement.

Agreement suppliers will be required to provide the full end to end service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 355 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79800000 Printing and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Print management services.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This prior information notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement with those within the print sector market.

Crown commercial service intends to hold market engagement sessions on 24th and 25.9.2019 with suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting framework contract.

The purpose of the sessions is engage with potential suppliers and to seek feedback to help shape CCS approach to market.

If you are interested in participating in market engagement session/s please express your interest by emailing: no later than midday on 30.8.2019.

Ensure that the subject in the email states the following ‘RM6170 Print management expression of interest (name of your organisation)’.

Further details will be provided following your expression of interest submission.

Your expression of interest must include the following details:

1) Organisation name;

2) Contact name;

3) Job title of contact (including responsibility within your organisation);

4) Contact phone number;

5) Contact email;

6) Organisation website link;

7) Types of service offerings/models to accommodate your current customers requirements;

8) Options on the commercial models offered;

9) Practical approaches to leveraging social value throughout the supply chain (including social, environmental and economic benefits).

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS pipeline page for updates and monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: