Services - 598011-2019

17/12/2019    S243

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Refuse and waste related services

2019/S 243-598011

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Association of North East Councils Ltd trading as NEPO (Central Purchasing Body)
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Keith Lamb
E-mail: keith.lamb@nepo.org

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.nepo.org

Address of the buyer profile: www.nepo.org

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

NEPO215 Collection and Management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and Batteries

Reference number: NEPO215
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90500000 Refuse and waste related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

NEPO is seeking to procure a framework contract for the provision of a free of charge service for the collection and management of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and post-consumer batteries in line with UK Government WEE Regulations 2013 and the accompanying code of practice. The waste will be collected from a notified list of designated collection facilities’s (DCFs) on behalf of the contracting authorities within each authority’s geographical area. The awarded supplier(s) will supply, service, maintain and replace storage containers needed for the service as well as the collection and transportation of whole units and broken WEEE and batteries to suitable processing facilities and the further sorting or final disposal of any contaminants arising from the collection and sorting process. As a nil cost service the value of the framework contract is 0 GBP with tenderers being invited from the environment agency's list of WEEE approved producer compliance schemes.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 1.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

South of the Tyne (Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland) – Collection and Management of 5 WEEE Categories

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 Refuse and waste related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

Designated collection facility sites for each separate lot were notified within ITT documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NEPO used an open tender procedure for the procurement of this framework agreement. This involved the publication of selection and award criteria in order to meet the requirements of contracting authorities that would be using the framework agreement and these were evaluated in accordance with the award criteria contained within the invitation to tender documents. The most economically advantageous tenderer was awarded to the framework agreement which will be made available for use by all contracting authorities throughout the North East Region (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above services. The framework agreement will be awarded to a ranked list of up to a maximum of two (2) suppliers for each lot with the 1st ranked being designated the primary supplier and the 2nd ranked the contingency supplier. Contracting authorities will then be able to call-off by way of direct award to the primary supplier. If the primary supplier notifies NEPO that it is no longer able to supply under the framework agreement or if they fail to meet the delivery and performance requirements of the framework agreement, then contracting authorities will be able to direct award to the contingency supplier.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 100 %
Cost criterion - Name: Nil cost contract / Weighting: 0 %
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

South of the Tyne (Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland) – Collection and Management of Batteries

Lot No: 1.1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 Refuse and waste related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

Designated collection facility sites for each separate Lot were notified within ITT documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NEPO used an open tender procedure for the procurement of this framework agreement. This involved the publication of selection and award criteria in order to meet the requirements of contracting authorities that would be using the framework agreement and these were evaluated in accordance with the award criteria contained within the invitation to tender documents. The most economically advantageous tenderer was awarded to the framework contract which will be made available for use by all contracting authorities throughout the North East Region (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above services. The framework agreement will be awarded to a ranked list of up to a maximum of two (2) suppliers for each lot with the 1st ranked being designated the primary supplier and the 2nd ranked the contingency supplier. Contracting authorities will then be able to call-off by way of direct award to the primary supplier. If the primary supplier notifies NEPO that it is no longer able to supply under the framework agreement or if they fail to meet the delivery and performance requirements of the framework agreement, then contracting authorities will be able to direct award to the contingency supplier.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 100 %
Cost criterion - Name: Nil cost contract / Weighting: 0 %
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

North of the Tyne (Newcastle, North Tyneside) – Collection and Management of 5 WEEE Categories.

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 Refuse and waste related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

Designated collection facility sites for each separate lot were notified within ITT documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NEPO used an open tender procedure for the procurement of this framework agreement. This involved the publication of selection and award criteria in order to meet the requirements of contracting authorities that would be using the framework agreement and these were evaluated in accordance with the award criteria contained within the invitation to tender documents. The most economically advantageous tenderer was awarded to the framework contract which will be made available for use by all contracting authorities throughout the North East Region (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above services. The framework agreement will be awarded to a ranked list of up to a maximum of two (2) suppliers for each lot with the 1st ranked being designated the primary supplier and the 2nd ranked the contingency supplier. Contracting authorities will then be able to call-off by way of direct award to the primary supplier. If the primary supplier notifies NEPO that it is no longer able to supply under the framework agreement or if they fail to meet the delivery and performance requirements of the framework agreement, then contracting authorities will be able to direct award to the contingency supplier.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 100 %
Cost criterion - Name: Nil cost contract / Weighting: 0 %
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

North of the Tyne (Newcastle, North Tyneside) – Collection and Management of Batteries.

Lot No: 2.1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 Refuse and waste related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

Designated collection facility sites for each separate lot were notified within ITT documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NEPO used an open tender procedure for the procurement of this framework agreement. This involved the publication of selection and award criteria in order to meet the requirements of contracting authorities that would be using the framework agreement and these were evaluated in accordance with the award criteria contained within the invitation to tender documents. The most economically advantageous tenderer was awarded to the framework contract which will be made available for use by all contracting authorities throughout the North East Region (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above services. The framework agreement will be awarded to a ranked list of up to a maximum of two (2) suppliers for each lot with the 1st ranked being designated the primary supplier and the 2nd ranked the contingency supplier. Contracting authorities will then be able to call-off by way of direct award to the primary supplier. If the primary supplier notifies NEPO that it is no longer able to supply under the framework agreement or if they fail to meet the delivery and performance requirements of the framework agreement, then contracting authorities will be able to direct award to the contingency supplier.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 100 %
Cost criterion - Name: Nil cost contract / Weighting: 0 %
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Tees Valley (Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, Stockton) – Collection and Management of 5 WEEE Categories

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 Refuse and waste related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

Designated collection facility sites for each separate lot were notified within ITT documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NEPO used an open tender procedure for the procurement of this framework agreement. This involved the publication of selection and award criteria in order to meet the requirements of contracting authorities that would be using the framework agreement and these were evaluated in accordance with the award criteria contained within the invitation to tender documents. The most economically advantageous tenderer was awarded to the framework contract which will be made available for use by all contracting authorities throughout the North East Region (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above services. The framework agreement will be awarded to a ranked list of up to a maximum of two (2) suppliers for each lot with the 1st ranked being designated the primary supplier and the 2nd ranked the contingency supplier. Contracting authorities will then be able to call-off by way of direct award to the primary supplier. If the primary supplier notifies NEPO that it is no longer able to supply under the framework agreement or if they fail to meet the delivery and performance requirements of the framework agreement, then contracting authorities will be able to direct award to the contingency supplier.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 100 %
Cost criterion - Name: Nil cost contract / Weighting: 0 %
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Tees Valley (Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, Stockton) – Collection and Management of Batteries

Lot No: 3.1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 Refuse and waste related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

Designated collection facility sites for each separate lot were notified within ITT documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NEPO used an open tender procedure for the procurement of this framework agreement. This involved the publication of selection and award criteria in order to meet the requirements of contracting authorities that would be using the framework agreement and these were evaluated in accordance with the award criteria contained within the invitation to tender documents. The most economically advantageous tenderer was awarded to the framework contract which will be made available for use by all contracting authorities throughout the North East Region (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above services. The framework agreement will be awarded to a ranked list of up to a maximum of two (2) suppliers for each lot with the 1st ranked being designated the primary supplier and the 2nd ranked the contingency supplier. Contracting authorities will then be able to call-off by way of direct award to the primary supplier. If the primary supplier notifies NEPO that it is no longer able to supply under the framework agreement or if they fail to meet the delivery and performance requirements of the framework agreement, then contracting authorities will be able to direct award to the contingency supplier.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 100 %
Cost criterion - Name: Nil cost contract / Weighting: 0 %
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Durham County Council — Collection and Management of 3 WEEE Categories

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 Refuse and waste related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

Designated collection facility sites for each separate lot were notified within ITT documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NEPO used an open tender procedure for the procurement of this framework agreement. This involved the publication of selection and award criteria in order to meet the requirements of contracting authorities that would be using the framework agreement and these were evaluated in accordance with the award criteria contained within the invitation to tender documents. The most economically advantageous tenderer was awarded to the framework contract which will be made available for use by all contracting authorities throughout the North East Region (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above services. The framework agreement will be awarded to a ranked list of up to a maximum of two (2) suppliers for each lot with the 1st ranked being designated the primary supplier and the 2nd ranked the contingency supplier. Contracting authorities will then be able to call-off by way of direct award to the primary supplier. If the primary supplier notifies NEPO that it is no longer able to supply under the framework agreement or if they fail to meet the delivery and performance requirements of the framework agreement, then contracting authorities will be able to direct award to the contingency supplier.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 100 %
Cost criterion - Name: Nil cost contract / Weighting: 0 %
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 154-380248
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: NEPO215
Title:

NEPO215WEEE Collection and Management of WEEE and Batteries

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
21/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Valpak Ltd
Postal address: Unit 4, Stratford Business Park, Banbury Road
Town: Stratford Upon Avon
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: CV37 7GW
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 1.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 70 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

The prime contractor is a Producer Compliance Scheme, approved by the Environment Agency, which maanges the contract delivery but all haulage and processing of the collected WEEE and battery waste is sub-contracted to specialist suppliers.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

NEPO is a central purchasing body as defined in the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR15). This means that NEPO may provide central purchasing activity on behalf of contracting authorities.

The agreement will be available for use by all NEPO Members within the North East region. A list of member organisations is available in the About section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org

This agreement will also be made available to all current and future NEPO associate members throughout the North East region. Current associate members are listed in the associate member section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org/associate-membership/list

NEPO intends to make the resulting agreement available for use by all contracting authorities throughout the North East region (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above services.

Please see the following websites for further details:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education

https://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised/recognised-bodies

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/localauthorities.php

http://www.ukschoolsdirectory.net

https://www.gov.uk/find-school-in-england

http://apps.education-ni.gov.uk/appinstitutes/default.aspx

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-academies-and-academy-projects-in-development

http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/institutions/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/heis/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/fecs/

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/contact

https://www.ons.gov.uk/

http://www.police.uk/forces.htm

http://www.police-information.co.uk/index.html

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

http://www.fire.org.uk/fire-brigades.html

http://www.oscr.org.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/registerhomepage.aspx

http://www.communities.gov.uk/newsroom/factsandfigures/housingplanning1/facts/socialhousing/?id=1822644

A complete list of permissible users is shown on the NEPO website below:

https://www.nepo.org/associate-membership/permissible-users

Organisations wishing to access the NEPO agreement will be required to register as a NEPO Associate Member in the first instance.

Further information can be found at: www.nepo.org

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: keith.lamb@nepo.org

Internet address: www.nepo.org

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: keith.lamb@nepo.org

Internet address: www.nepo.org

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: keith.lamb@nepo.org

Internet address: www.nepo.org

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/12/2019