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United Kingdom-Reading: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.ecmwf.int/
Address of the buyer profile: http://procurement.ecmwf.int
Section II: Object
ECMWF/ITT/2020/BOND09a Procurement of Logistics Services
The purpose of this ITT is for ECMWF to procure transport and packaging services to move a substantial amount of existing equipment and tape media from its Shinfield Park data centre in Reading, UK to its new data centre in Bologna, Italy.
The ITT covers the procurement of two lots as described in Volume II of the ITT documents. Tenderers may elect to tender for lot 1, Lot 2 or for both lots.
This ITT is for the initial purchase of services for each lot as described in Volume II, followed by further purchases of additional services on a call-off basis over the life of the contract. The term will be for a minimum period of three (3) years, with ECMWF having the option to extend thereafter, on an annual basis, to a maximum term of five (5) years.
Transport of IT Equipment
See Volume II of the ITT documents.
Transport of Tape Media
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The procurement for the contract will be conducted in accordance with ECMWF's procedures as set out in ECMWF's invitation to tender documents, which are available on ECMWF's eProcurement Portal (https://procurement.ecmwf.int/) and no other procedures will apply. In submitting this notice ECMWF does not waive the privileges and immunities granted to it by virtue of its status as an intergovernmental organisation or submit itself to any jurisdiction.
Tenders must be submitted using ECMWF's eProcurement Portal. Hard copy (paper) submissions will not be accepted. Suppliers must register their organisation on the eProcurement Portal to be able to access the ITT documents, once these are published and to be able to submit a response to any ITTs.
The eProcurement Portal can be accessed from one of the following links: https://procontract.due-north.com or https://procurement.ecmwf.int (the latter redirects to the ProContract opportunities page).
Internet address: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers
See instructions on ECMWF's Suppliers web page: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers