The Litmus Partnership: The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust

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Notice Summary
Title: The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: The Litmus Partnership
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Restricted
Short Description: The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for schools within The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust.
Published: 28/01/2020 15:19
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UK-Warwickshire: School catering services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust
             The Benn Education Centre, Craven Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3JZ, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 1276673880, Email: tenders@litmuspartnership.co.uk
             Main Address: https://www.covmat.org/
             NUTS Code: UKG13
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Warwickshire:-School-catering-services./34425VBC3T
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent 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: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            Education

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust       
      Reference Number: Not provided
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      55524000 - School catering services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for schools within The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 3,600,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKG13 Warwickshire
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for schools within The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust.
The contract covers the scope for the provision of all catering services at each of the schools who participate and also includes all hospitality and free issue requirements.
The successful Supplier will be expected to source all fresh produce on a local basis, especially fresh meat, bakery and fruit and vegetables.
The emphasis for this service is on achieving ‘best value’ and the successful Supplier will be expected to demonstrate innovation, flexibility and commercialism.
The contract being offered commences on 1 September 2020 for an initial three-year period and will operate on a fixed cost basis for the secondary school (Harris CofE Academy) and an all-inclusive meal price for the primary schools.
Please note that the successful Supplier will pay The Litmus Partnership a consultancy fee on award of this contract, which will be to the value of £9,000.00 plus VAT. This fee will be invoiced immediately after the 10 day standstill period ends on 22 June 2020. To ensure transparency, you will clearly show within your management fee a breakdown of this consultancy fee, over the length of the contract. The total fee will be paid by the successful Supplier, in full to The Litmus Partnership, by no later than Friday 3rd July 2020. This fee covers the provision of services to the following schools;
•Queens CofE Academy
•St James CE Academy, Bulkington
•St Michael's CofE Academy
•St Bartholomew's CofE Academy
•Harris CofE Academy
•Leamington Hastings CofE Academy
•Stretton CofE Academy
•St Laurence's CofE Academy
•St Nicolas CofE Academy
•Studley St Mary's CofE Academy
•St John's CofE Academy
•St Oswald's CofE Academy

Please find more information within the SQ Document.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Start: 01/09/2020 / End: 31/08/2023       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged minimum number: 5
            / Maximum number: 10       
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 10 suppliers will be taken forward to the tender stage of the process.Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimum standards will betaken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard, those supplierswith the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: Yes
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       


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:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      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: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description RESTRICTED
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO        
         The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 03/03/2020 Time: 12:00
      IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 26/03/2020       
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: Not Provided      
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used 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.

It will be the supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.
The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any or part of the contract which is the subject of thiscontract notice and reserves the right to terminate the procurement process at any time.
The contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering forthis contract opportunity.
The contracting authority will consider variant bids, evaluating them (so far as the variant or the evaluation ofthe variant is in the opinion of the contracting authority practicable) on the same basis as a conforming bid, butshall not be obliged to accept any such bid in preference to a conforming bid even if the variant bid scores morehighly. No variant will be considered unless the bidder simultaneously submits a conforming bid.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Litmus Tender Management System portal at: https://litmustms.co.uk/tenders/UK-Warwickshire:-School-catering-services./34425VBC3T

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://litmustms.co.uk/respond/34425VBC3T
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Warwickshire:-School-catering-services./34425VBC3T

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/34425VBC3T
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust
       The Benn Education Centre, Craven Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3JZ, United Kingdom
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 28/01/2020

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UK-Warwickshire: School catering services.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
       The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust
       The Benn Education Centre, Craven Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3JZ, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1276673880, Email: tenders@litmuspartnership.co.uk
       Main Address: https://www.covmat.org/
       NUTS Code: UKG13

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement
   
   II.1.1) Title: The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust      Reference number: Not Provided      
   II.1.2) Main CPV code:
      55524000 - School catering services.
   
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES   
   II.1.4) Short Description: The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for schools within The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust.

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 19/05/2020

VI.6) Original notice reference:

   Notice Reference:    2020 - 234131   
   Notice number in OJ S:    2020/S 22 - 48551
   Date of dispatch of the original notice: 28/01/2020

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

      VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority    
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1
                  
         Section Number: II.2.4)          
         Lot No: Not provided          
         Place of text to be modified: Description of the procurement:          
         Instead of: The contract being offered commences on 1.9.2020 for an initial 3-year period          
         Read: The contract being offered commences on 1.1.2021 for an initial 3-year period
                                    
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 2
                                    
         Section Number: II.2.7)          
         Place of text to be modified: Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system ~ Start:          
         Instead of:
         Date: 01/09/2020         
         Local Time: Not Provided          
         Read:
         Date: 01/01/2021         
         Local Time: Not provided                   
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 3
                                    
         Section Number: II.2.7)          
         Place of text to be modified: Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system ~ End:          
         Instead of:
         Date: 31/08/2023         
         Local Time: Not Provided          
         Read:
         Date: 31/12/2023         
         Local Time: Not provided                   
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 4
                                    
         Section Number: IV.2.3)          
         Place of text to be modified: Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates          
         Instead of:
         Date: 26/03/2020         
         Local Time: Not Provided          
         Read:
         Date: 24/08/2020         
         Local Time: Not provided                   
   
VII.2) Other 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.

It will be the supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://litmustms.co.uk/tenders/UK-UK-Warwickshire:-School-catering-services./34425VBC3T

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://litmustms.co.uk/respond/34425VBC3T


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