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3-year contract for supply and delivery of Ladder Harness kits and training on using these kits to WLC employees. Mainly to be used for Building and construction staff, but potentially for use by other areas across the council. There will be ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
West Lothian Council
West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road
Livingston
EH54 6FF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kerr Anderson
Telephone: +44 1506281814
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1506281325
NUTS code: UKM28

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.westlothian.gov.uk/article/2468/Contract-Opportunities

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00140

I.2)Joint procurement
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:

WLC Supply of Ladder Harness Kits and Training.

Reference number: CC6547
II.1.2)Main CPV code
35113000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

3-year contract for supply and delivery of Ladder Harness kits and training on using these kits to WLC employees. Mainly to be used for Building and construction staff, but potentially for use by other areas across the council. There will be possibility to extend the contract for a further 2 years.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 810.94 GBP / Highest offer: 1 720.00 GBP taken into consideration
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
35113000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM28
Main site or place of performance:

Within West Lothian Council Geographical area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

West Lothian Council seeks a single supplier for the supply of Ladder Harness Kits and Training for operatives working at height under a contract which will be open to all council divisions for participation.

The period of the contract shall be 3 years commencing December 2016 with the council option to extend for a further two one year extension periods. The continuation of the contract is subject to the agreed Key Performance Indicators being met throughout the period of the contract.

Typical Annual spend recently has been around 30 000 GBP but there is no guarantee as to the volume of business to be awarded under this contract.

The award of a contract shall not obligate the Authority to place any order.

The quantities stated in the tender documents are approximate and provisional and may be used for evaluation purposes only and are not to be held as binding on the Authority in any way.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Skills Statement / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion - Name: Project Programme / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion - Name: Delivering the Requirement / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion - Name: Workforce Matters / Weighting: 2
Price - Weighting: 80
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

A percentage discount will be added to the Commercial envelope of the tender to allow bidders to place any discounts that may apply to the purchase of 10 or more kits at one time. this will not form part of the contract evaluation as it is recognised that not all tenderers may be able to offer this option.

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
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: 2016/S 203-366556
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: CC6547
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/03/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Applus RTD UK Ltd
Unit 2 C&D, West Mains Industrial Estate
Grangemouth
FK3 8YE
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 810.94 GBP / Highest offer: 1 720.00 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

With reference to ESPD question 2B: All information to be complete using information for company director, using home address.

With reference to ESPD question 4D: Bidders must hold the certificates or comply with the questions noted in ESPD 4D attached to http://www.westlothian.gov.uk/article/11428/changes-to-Public-Procurement-Rules

TUPE: the incoming contractor is responsible for obtaining legal and professional advice about relevant TUPE implications.

Confidentiality: All information supplied by the authority must be treated in confidence and not disclosed to third parties except insofar as this is necessary to obtain sureties or quotations for the purpose of submitting the tender. All information supplied by you to the Authority will similarly be treated in confidence except:

(i) for any information required to be disclosed or otherwise provided by the Authority to any person in order to comply with the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and any codes of practice applicable from time to time relating to access to public authorities' information. The tenderer shall co-operate, facilitate, support and assist the Authority in the provision of this information. In the event the Authority is required to provide information to any person as a result of a request made to it under such Act and/or codes, the Authority shall adhere to the requirements of such Act and/or codes in disclosing information relating to this agreement, the Project Documents and the contractor.

(ii) that references may be sought from banks, existing or past clients, or other referees submitted by the tenderers;

(iii) for the disclosure of such information with regard to the outcome of the procurement process as may be required to be published in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union in accordance with EU directives or elsewhere in accordance with the requirements of UK government policy on the disclosure of information relating to government contracts.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is PROJECT_6328 ITT_13521. For more information see:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/infocentre.aspx?ID=2343

Community Benefits proposals will not form part of the award criteria and will not be evaluated but will be contractual obligations. For further procurement information visit the link below.

http://www.westlothian.gov.uk/article/Doing-Business-with-the-council

(SC Ref:498029).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
West Lothian Council
West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road
Livingston
EH54 6FF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1506281814
Fax: +44 1506281325

Internet address:http://www.westlothian.gov.uk/article/2468/Contract-Opportunities

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/06/2017