Services - 428491-2019

12/09/2019    S176    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Courier services

2019/S 176-428491

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
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: ccscourierteam@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
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
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Courier Services

Reference number: RM6171
II.1.2)Main CPV code
64120000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of courier services to be utilised by central government departments and all other UK public sector bodies, including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education and devolved administrations.

CCS will be partnering with YPO to put this agreement in place.

Suppliers wishing to engage with the authority to help shape this commercial vehicle should email ccscourierteam@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Quoting ‘RM6171 PIN Interest’ in the subject box.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000 000.00 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)
24000000
24210000
24600000
24610000
33141510
33600000
33620000
33651000
33680000
33690000
33698100
33954000
35320000
35321000
35331000
35340000
35341000
43411000
60000000
60161000
60400000
60600000
64100000
64121000
64121200
64122000
75130000
75131000
85111800
85111810
85111820
90520000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Courier services:

Early thinking is that services will be broken down into framework lots including (but not limited to), the following draft courier services:

— collection and delivery,

— secure collection and delivery,

— secure collection and delivery and storage for examination papers,

— dedicated network,

— collection and delivery of specimens, samples, pharmaceutical and controlled drugs,

— regional courier,

— security screening,

— collection and delivery of firearms and explosives,

— collection and delivery of radioactive materials.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
29/05/2020

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: 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 courier market.

Crown Commercial Service intends to hold market engagement sessions during autumn 2019 with industry experts and suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting framework contract. If you are interested in attending a market engagement session please express your interest by emailing ccscourierteam@crowncommercial.gov.uk no later than midday on 30.9.2019. Further details will be provided to you.

Your email must be titled PIN 6171 and clearly state: the name of your organisation, and contact details for the individual(s) who will participating in the market engagement.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS pipeline page http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline for updates and monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/09/2019