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United Kingdom-Stafford: Cleaning and polishing products
Section I: Contracting authority
The contract involves joint procurment.
Section II: Object
Framework Agreement for the Supply and Delivery of Cleaning and Hygiene Materials
Framework agreement for the supply and delivery cleaning and hygiene materials.
The agreement will be used by Staffordshire County Council and 4 other Local Authorities.
Staffordshire is the main place of performance.
A single supplier framework for the supply and delivery of cleaning and hygiene material.
The contract will operate as a framework agreement and the County Council makes no guarantee as to the volume of business on offer. Any volumes given are indicative only, intended as a general guide based on requirements.
The setting up of this framework is run as an electronic process using the Authority’s eSourcing solution (Staffordshire County CouncilE tender Portal). This procurement follows framework procedures as set out in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
As part of the Governments National Procurement Strategy, collaborative working and supporting other authorities now forms part of Staffordshire County Councils procurement remit. This agreement may be made available to other contracting authorities including without limitation Councils and Public Bodies within Staffordshire and neighbouring geographical areas as prescribed by the NUTS code in this notice.
These will include Health and NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Contracting Authorities, any other Government Department, Defence, Police and Emergency Services, Metropolitan/District Council and Educational Establishments including the Contracting Authorities named in this notice.
The agreement term will be from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2023, with options to extend by 2 x 12 months — 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024 and 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025. In the event the agreement is extended the extension shall be on the same terms and conditions of contract as the original agreement period and will ultimately be at the County Council’s sole discretion.
Bidders must be able to provide costings for all products required. Any bidders who cannot fulfil the full requirement of materials and products may fail the procurement process.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
This is an electronic tender. All submissions must be made via the formal contracting authority electronic tendering platform.
All requests for information to be sent through the electronic tendering portal and message facility on the Proactis electronic tendering system.
How to register — follow the link to Proactis electronic tendering:
If you require urgent assistance regarding the initial usage of the e-Tendering package please contact the contracting authority point-of-contact in Section I.1 of this notice. On failure to reach this contact, please immediately email the nature of the difficulty to email@example.com
This procurement is for a framework agreement between the appointed providers(s) and the contracting authority, to supply predominately services on an ad-hoc call-off basis, as and when required.
The contracting authority or its public sector partners/customers makes no guarantee as to the volume of business on offer or to be awarded, and any volumes given are indicative only and intended as a general guide. There is no commitment at the time of tendering from any parties outside of the contracting authority and this should be taken into consideration when bidding.
All framework management, post-tender, will be in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The call-off orders will be allocated by terms laid down in the framework. Please see the tender documentation for further details.
The contracting authority also reserves the right to operate a public tender or quotations outside of the framework where so required.