Services - 394603-2018

11/09/2018    S174    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Winchester: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2018/S 174-394603

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Hampshire County Council
The Castle
Winchester
SO23 8UJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sarah Wild
E-mail: sarah.wild@hants.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ3

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.hants.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

County Supplies Warehouse SAP Development and Support

Reference number: CC12901
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

County Supplies at Hampshire County Council are soon to be tendering for SAP development and ongoing support to update their existing warehouse management solution. The current handheld scanners and label printers are end of life and being refreshed as part of this upgrade for which new integration software and custom ABAP code will need to be implemented and then supported for the life of the contract. There is an ongoing drive to improve efficiency and this may require further software development in future years. A Discovery Session is planned to help potential bidders assess the Council’s configuration of the relevant SAP ECC6 modules so they can understand how a solution they provide would work at HCC. Full details about the Discovery Day are detailed in Section VI.3) Additional Information.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ3
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

SAP development and ongoing support to update existing warehouse management solution.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
12/10/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

DISCOVERY SESSION The purpose of this day is to provide potential suppliers with access to the HCC SAP components relevant to the warehouse management solution so they can better understand the implementation. This will allow them to assess the SAP code and configuration and how a solution they might provide would work at HCC. The tender will ask for an estimate for the implementation (on-boarding and upgrade). Bidders should make use of this day to obtain answers to any questions they have that will affect their ability to accurately estimate a price for the implementation and ongoing support aspects of the tender. The Discovery Session will be held on Friday, 5.10.2018 starting at 10am in Winchester. Full details of location will be provided on registration. How to Register for the Event To attend the event companies are required to express interest by initially registering their company's Interest in the Project (County Supplies Warehouse SAP Development and Support) on the County Council’s e-tendering system, In-tend: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire. On reaching the website to find the Project go to 'tenders tab' then 'current' and scroll down to find this project. On finding the Project go to ‘View Details’ then ‘Express Interest’ then follow instructions. No charge is made for registration or access to this system. Names of attendees will be required so a temporary account on the HCC SAP system can be created. Please note that this session is focused on the technical configuration of SAP at HCC, and although there will be time to visit the warehouse as part of the discovery day, there will be no opportunity for sales or representations by potential bidders. FURTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION Further Technical Information is available via the Synopsis button when logging into In-Tend once registered.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/09/2018