Services - 432605-2015

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09/12/2015    S238

United Kingdom-Wakefield: Chemical products

2015/S 238-432605

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: YPO
Postal address: 41 Industrial Park
Town: Wakefield
Postal code: WF2 0XE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Contracts Team
For the attention of: Sarah Sesum
E-mail: contracts@ypo.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1924836992

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ypo.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://tendering.ypo.co.uk/procontract/ypo/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Electronic access to information: https://tendering.ypo.co.uk/procontract/ypo/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://tendering.ypo.co.uk/procontract/ypo/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: YPO
Postal address: 41 Industrial Park
Town: Wakefield
Postal code: WF2 0XE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Contracts Team
For the attention of: Sarah Sesum
E-mail: contracts@ypo.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1924836992

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
Official name: YPO
Postal address: 41 Industrial Park
Town: Wakefield
Postal code: WF2 0XE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Contracts Team
For the attention of: Sarah Sesum
E-mail: contracts@ypo.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1924836992

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: YPO
Postal address: 41 Industrial Park
Town: Wakefield
Postal code: WF2 0XE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Contracts Team
For the attention of: Sarah Sesum
E-mail: contracts@ypo.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1924836992

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Official name: http://www.ypo.co.uk/customers/ojeu-permissible-users.aspx
Country: United Kingdom

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
YPO — 000709 Industrial, Scientific, Medical Gases and Associated Products and Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
This tender is to establish a framework agreement for the supply of Industrial, Scientific, Calibration and Medical Gases, including but not limited to Risk Assessments, Safety Training and Accessories.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24000000 Chemical products, 24210000 Oxides, peroxides and hydroxides, 24113000 Liquid and compressed air, 09122110 Liquefied propane gas, 24112100 Carbon dioxide, 24112200 Nitrogen oxides, 24321115 Acetylene

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
This tender is to establish a framework agreement for the supply of Industrial, Scientific, Calibration and Medical Gases, including but not limited to Risk Assessments, Safety Training and Accessories.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 25.1.2016. Completion 24.1.2020

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Gases
1)Short description
This lot covers a variety of products suitable for Industrial, Medical and Scientific Gases.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24000000 Chemical products, 09122000 Propane and butane, 24112100 Carbon dioxide, 24112200 Nitrogen oxides, 24113000 Liquid and compressed air, 24210000 Oxides, peroxides and hydroxides, 24321115 Acetylene

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Related Items, Spares and Training
1)Short description
This lot covers a variety of products suitable for Industrial, Medical and Scientific Gases.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24111000 Hydrogen, argon, rare gases, nitrogen and oxygen, 09122000 Propane and butane, 24112100 Carbon dioxide, 24112200 Nitrogen oxides, 24113000 Liquid and compressed air, 24210000 Oxides, peroxides and hydroxides, 24321115 Acetylene

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Providers to YPO must be in a sound financial position. YPO will carry out financial checks on potential providers as detailed within the Selection Criteria area of the tender. A parent company and/or other guarantees of performance and financial standing may be required if considered appropriate in the form of a guarantee or a performance bond.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
All sums due to be in cleared funds by 30 days following the date of invoice.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicator in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Tender Documentation/Online Tender located on our E-Procurement system. The web address can be found under ‘Electronic access to information’ in this notice.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the Tender Documentation/Online Tender located on our E-Procurement system. The web address can be found under ‘Electronic access to information’ in this notice.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the Tender Documentation/Online Tender located on our E-Procurement system. The web address can be found under ‘Electronic access to information’ in this notice.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Cost. Weighting 50

2. Delivery and customer service. Weighting 25

3. Quality. Weighting 20

4. Sustainability. Weighting 5

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
000709
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
13.1.2016 - 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 3.5 years from commencement of contract.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: YPO will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
4.12.2015