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Supplies - 432966-2016

09/12/2016    S238

Belgium-Brussels: Supply of Apple products

2016/S 238-432966

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Council of the European Union, secrétariat général
Postal address: rue de la Loi 175
Town: Bruxelles
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Postal code: 1048
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Procurement Coordination Unit
E-mail: tendering@consilium.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22818062
Fax: +32 22800262
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/contacts/procurement
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2046
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Supply of Apple products.

Reference number: UCA 16/042.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
30000000 Office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packages - JA01 - JA02
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The basic project which is the subject of the contract is described as follows: the present procurement procedure concerns the supply of Apple hardware and software products and accessories as available in the Apple Store.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48000000 Software package and information systems
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Secretariat intends to acquire Apple products from the following 2 product categories:

1. Hardware:

— desktops: i.e. iMac, Mac Mini, Mac Pro,

— laptops: i.e. MacBook, MacBook Pro,

— displays,

— accessories.

2. Software:

— software (volume) licences and associated support and maintenance.

The following product (categories) are out of scope of this procedure:

— the supply of printers and scanners,

— the supply of iOS-based hardware, i.e. iPad and iPhone,

— purchases through the iTunes store, i.e. apps, music, etc.

Per product category, there will be a fixed discount applied to the Apple Store list price (ASLP). The price of a product will be determined by deducting the discount for the category concerned from the price of the product listed in the Apple Store for business (ASLP: Apple Store list price) at the time of request for quotation.

95 % hardware supplies, 5 % software supplies.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 possible renewals of 12 months each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The General Secretariat of the Council does not publish the estimated monetary value of its contracts. The estimated volume of services/supplies is set out in the tender specifications.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

The candidate is legally entitled to sell/provide Apple hardware, software and accessories products as available in the Apple Store.

Documentation must be provided in that sense.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The average turnover of the candidate for the provision of Apple products must be of at least 100 000 EUR for the last 3 financial exercises closed (2013, 2014, 2015).

A signed statement must be provided with the demand of participation.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The candidate is legally entitled to sell/provide Apple hardware, software and accessories products as available in the Apple Store.

A signed statement must be provided with the demand of participation.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 06/01/2017
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff an appeal has to be lodged with the General Court. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals. Time limits are extended on account of distance by a fixed period of 10 days regardless of the place of establishment or habitual residence of the person concerned.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Council of the European Union (unité de coordination des acquisitions)
Postal address: rue de la Loi 175
Town: Bruxelles
Postal code: 1048
Country: Belgium
E-mail: tendering@consilium.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/11/2016