The University Caterers Organisation Ltd: Supply and Distribution of Catering Light & Heavy Equipment

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Notice Summary
Title: Supply and Distribution of Catering Light & Heavy Equipment
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: The University Caterers Organisation Ltd
Nature of contract: Supplies
Procedure: Restricted
Short Description: Catering Light & Heavy Equipment
Published: 12/08/2013 11:13

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UK-Salford: Industrial kitchen equipment.

Section I: Contracting Authority
   I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
      TUCO Ltd
      Rm 15 Technology House, 2 Lissadel Street, Salford, M6 6AP, United Kingdom
      Tel. +44 1612782449, Fax. +44 1617377700, Email: e.j.eve@tucopurchasing.co.uk, URL: www.tucopurchasing.co.uk
      Attn: Jane Eve
      Electronic Access URL: www.tucopurchasing.co.uk
      Electronic Submission URL: htps://in-tendhost.co.uk/tpl

      Further information can be obtained at: As Above       
      Specifications and additional documents: As Above       
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: As Above       
   
   I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law

   I.3) Main activity:
      General Public Services

   I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
      The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SUPPLIES
   II.1)Description
      II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Supply and Distribution of Catering Light & Heavy Equipment
      II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SUPPLIES
         Purchase
         
      II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system: The notice involves the setting up of a framework agreement                                                        

      II.1.4)Information on framework agreement:      
            Framework agreement with several operators

         Duration of the framework agreement:
            Duration in year(s): 4             
         Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement:
                                    
            Range between: 6,000,000 and 12,000,000
            Currency: GBP
                  
      II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
      Industrial kitchen equipment. Trolleys. Kitchen furniture and equipment. Racking. Counters. Servery counters. Catering equipment. Food-preparation equipment. Meat slicers. Dishwashing machines. Dishwashing products. Cooking ovens. Grills. Bacon slicers. Food-processing machinery. Commercial refrigerating equipment. Washing equipment. Non-domestic dishwashing machines. Food trays. Glassware. Kitchen equipment, household and domestic items and catering supplies. Cooking utensils. Kitchen equipment. Cutlery. Crockery. Kitchenware. Catering Light & Heavy Equipment
         
      II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
         39314000 - Industrial kitchen equipment.
         
         34911100 - Trolleys.
         
         39141000 - Kitchen furniture and equipment.
         
         39151100 - Racking.
         
         39172000 - Counters.
         
         39172100 - Servery counters.
         
         39310000 - Catering equipment.
         
         39312000 - Food-preparation equipment.
         
         39312100 - Meat slicers.
         
         39713100 - Dishwashing machines.
         
         39832000 - Dishwashing products.
         
         42214100 - Cooking ovens.
         
         42214110 - Grills.
         
         42215120 - Bacon slicers.
         
         42215200 - Food-processing machinery.
         
         42513290 - Commercial refrigerating equipment.
         
         42716110 - Washing equipment.
         
         42959000 - Non-domestic dishwashing machines.
         
         39222200 - Food trays.
         
         39299000 - Glassware.
         
         39220000 - Kitchen equipment, household and domestic items and catering supplies.
         
         39221180 - Cooking utensils.
         
         39221000 - Kitchen equipment.
         
         39240000 - Cutlery.
         
         39221110 - Crockery.
         
         39221100 - Kitchenware.
         

      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          
         If yes, tenders should 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:
      The estimated value of the Framework Agreement is 24m GBP excluding VAT based on information provided by clients. During the life of the Framework Appointment TUCO Ltd may open upthe contract to additional Public Sector Bodies detailed in section vi.3, Local Authorities, Further Educationestablishments and academies. Whilst we cannot give a totally accurate figure for take-up (and no level ofusage is guaranteed), based on historical data we would estimate the maximum value of the contract as 24m GBP and indicate a likely minimum value of 6m GBP. Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6m and 24mGBP                  
         Estimated value excluding VAT:
         Range between: 6,000,000 and 24,000,000
         Currency: GBP
               
      
      II.2.2)Options: No          
         II.2.3)Information about renewals:
            This contract is subject to renewal: Not Provided         
   II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion      
         Starting: 03/03/2014
         Completion: 02/03/2018

   Information About Lots
            
      Lot No: 1
      Title: Supply & Distribution Catering Light Equipment

      1)Short Description:      
      Supply & Distribution Catering Light Equipment

      2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
         39311000 - Light catering equipment.
                  39222200 - Food trays.
                  39299000 - Glassware.
                  39220000 - Kitchen equipment, household and domestic items and catering supplies.
                  39221180 - Cooking utensils.
                  39221000 - Kitchen equipment.
                  39240000 - Cutlery.
                  39221110 - Crockery.
                  39221100 - Kitchenware.
         
      3)Quantity Or Scope:      
      There may be several delivery points to each institution. Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range bewtween 3m GBP and 12mGBP               
         Value range between: 3,000,000 and 12,000,000
         Currency: GBP      
                     
      4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract                                          
         Scheduled date for:
            Start of works: 03/03/2014
            Completion of works: 02/03/2018
                        
                  
         5)Additional Information About Lots: Not Provided
               
      Lot No: 2
      Title: Catering Heavy Equipment

      1)Short Description:      
      Catering Heavy Equipment

      2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
         39314000 - Industrial kitchen equipment.
                  34911100 - Trolleys.
                  39141000 - Kitchen furniture and equipment.
                  39151100 - Racking.
                  39172000 - Counters.
                  39172100 - Servery counters.
                  39220000 - Kitchen equipment, household and domestic items and catering supplies.
                  39221000 - Kitchen equipment.
                  39221100 - Kitchenware.
                  39310000 - Catering equipment.
                  39312000 - Food-preparation equipment.
                  39312100 - Meat slicers.
                  39713100 - Dishwashing machines.
                  39832000 - Dishwashing products.
                  42214100 - Cooking ovens.
                  42214110 - Grills.
                  42215120 - Bacon slicers.
                  42215200 - Food-processing machinery.
                  42513290 - Commercial refrigerating equipment.
                  42716110 - Washing equipment.
                  42959000 - Non-domestic dishwashing machines.
         
      3)Quantity Or Scope:      
      TUCO Ltd currently have 125 members and a further 220 clients. A university kitchen will have an average value of equipment of approximately £1000k. It is difficult to estimate the valueof this Lot. The range given is an estimate.               
         Value range between: 3,000,000 and 12,000,000
         Currency: GBP      
                     
      4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract                                          
         Scheduled date for:
            Start of works: 03/03/2014
            Completion of works: 02/08/2018
                        
                  
         5)Additional Information About Lots: Not Provided
                  
Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
   III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
      III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
      SeePQQ and/or ITT
      
      III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
      To be agreed by individual institutions but all invoices are generally subject to 30 days payment.
      
      III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
      Not Provided
      
      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:

      See tender documents      
      III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
         Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:         
         
         Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
         See tender documents         
         Minimum Level(s) of standards possibly required:
         See tender documents
      
      III.2.3)Technical capacity
         Technical capacity - means of proof required         
         
         Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
         See tender documents         
         Minimum Level(s) of standards possibly required:
         See tender documents      
      III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided
Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1)Type Of Procedure
      IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted
      
      IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate:
                        Envisaged minimum number: 5 and maximum number: 35   
   IV.2)Award Criteria
      IV.2.1)Award criteria:      
         The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
            The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

      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: CatLt&HEqpt      
      IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

      IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:

      Date: 05/09/2013
      Time-limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 17:00
         Payable documents: Yes             
            If yes, price: 100
            Currency: GBP
            Terms and method of payment:
            A VAT invoice shall be issued to shortlisted suppliers only to receive the invitation to tender documents. A non-refundable 100GBP cheque exclusive of VAT to be made payable to TUCO Ltd
      
      
      IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
         Date: 11/09/2013
         Time: 17:00      
      IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 28/10/2013      
      IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up:         English
         


Section VI: Complementary Information

   VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: No
   VI.2)Information about European Union funds:
      The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
   VI.3)Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Educationhttp://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tucopurchasing.co.uk/clients);SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members; APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htm; NWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk; NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/; HEPCW members see http://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/; LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/; Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West& Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authorities http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained bythe Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Colleges http://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.org http://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx, and this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk, NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk.Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL's), arm's length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here; http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list.
Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL's http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ orhttp: NUSSL http://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReference GO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
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   VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
      VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
      Not Provided

      VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: TUCO Purchasing Ltd will incorporate a standstill periodat the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide fullinformation on the award decision. The standstill period which will be a minimum of 10 calendar days providestime for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The PublicContract Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm bybreach 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:
            Not Provided

   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 12/08/2013

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