Supply And Distribution Of Grocery, Frozen And Chilled Products

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
TUCO Ltd
3rd Floor National House, 36 St Ann St
Manchester
M2 7LE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jane eve
Telephone: +44 1617133424
E-mail: jane.eve@tuco.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.tuco.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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:

Supply and Distribution of Grocery, Frozen and Chilled Products

Reference number: CAT11042-TU
II.1.2)Main CPV code
15000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

This Framework is for the supply and distribution of Grocery, Frozen and Chilled Products. Tenderers will be required to submit samples to Campden BRI. The cost of sampling which is 160 GBP (excluding VAT) per product will be shared between he tenderer and TUCO i.e. the tenderer will pay 50 % towards the cost. Where there are duplicate products the charge will be 45 GBP (excluding VAT). This will not be split by 50 %. It is estimated that 30 products will be required for Grocery, Frozen and Chilled.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 6
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Tenderers who apply for Lot 1 and 2 are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7. Tenderers who apply for Lots 4, 5, 6 and 8 are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Supply and Distribution of Grocery and Chilled Foods for HE and FE (Bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7).

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
15000000
15897200
15612000
15894600
15400000
15890000
15550000
15610000
15894700
15540000
15893100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Supply and Distribution of Grocery and Chilled Foods for HE and FE (Bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 140 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend agreement by 2, 1 year extensions up until 31.3.2023.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 10
Maximum number: 20
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

These will be based on the evaluation of the SQ which is a combination of Pass/Fail questions and scored response.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Please refer to the documents “TUCO SQ notes to tenderers”, “TUCO Ltd notes to tenderers” and “further competition documents” for further information to aid in completion of the SQ and ITT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 Frozen and Chilled HE and FE (Bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for lots 3 and 7)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
15896000
15221000
15220000
15331170
15251000
15229000
15311000
15311200
15312200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply and Distribution of Frozen and Chilled (Bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for lots 3 and 7).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 130 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend agreement by 2, 1 year extensions up until 31.3.2023.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 10
Maximum number: 20
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

These will be based on the evaluation of the SQ which is a combination of Pass/Fail questions and scored response.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Please refer to the documents “TUCO SQ notes to tenderers”, “TUCO Ltd notes to tenderers” and “further competition documents” for further information to aid in completion of the SQ and ITT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Chilled Products HE and FE

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
15000000
15894600
15550000
15894700
15540000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3 Supply and Distribution of Chilled Products HE and FE.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend agreement by 2, 1 year extensions up until 31.3.2023.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 10
Maximum number: 20
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

These will be based on the evaluation of the SQ which is a combination of Pass/Fail questions and scored response.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Please refer to the documents “TUCO SQ notes to tenderers”, “TUCO Ltd notes to tenderers” and “further competition documents” for further information to aid in completion of the SQ and ITT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Grocery, Frozen and Chilled HE and FE (Bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7)

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
15000000
15897200
15612000
15894600
15400000
15890000
15550000
15610000
15894700
15540000
15893100
15896000
15221000
15220000
15331170
15251000
15229000
15311000
15311200
15312200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4 Supply and Distribution of Grocery, Frozen and Chilled HE and FE (Bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 270 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend agreement by 2, 1 year extensions up until 31.3.2023.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 10
Maximum number: 20
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

These will be based on the evaluation of the SQ which is a combination of Pass/Fail questions and scored response.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Please refer to the documents “TUCO SQ notes to tenderers”, “TUCO Ltd notes to tenderers” and “further competition documents” for further information to aid in completion of the SQ and ITT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Supply and Distribution of Grocery and Chilled Products Local Authorities and other organisations who meet TUCO membership criteria (bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7)

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
15000000
15897200
15612000
15894600
15400000
15890000
15550000
15610000
15894700
15540000
15893100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 5: Supply and Distribution of Grocery and Chilled Products Local Authorities and other organisations who meet TUCO membership criteria (bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend agreement by 2, 1 year extensions up until 31.3.2023.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 10
Maximum number: 20
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

These will be based on the evaluation of the SQ which is a combination of Pass/Fail questions and scored response.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Please refer to the documents “TUCO SQ notes to tenderers”, “TUCO Ltd notes to tenderers” and “further competition documents” for further information to aid in completion of the SQ and ITT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Supply and Distribution of Frozen and Chilled Local Authorities and other organisations who meet TUCO membership criteria (bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7)

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
15896000
15221000
15220000
15331170
15251000
15229000
15311000
15311200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 6: Supply and Distribution of Frozen and Chilled Local Authorities and other organisations who meet TUCO membership criteria (bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7)

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Pricing / Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend agreement by 2, 1 year extensions up until 31.3.2023.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 10
Maximum number: 20
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

These will be based on the evaluation of the SQ which is a combination of Pass/Fail questions and scored response.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Please refer to the documents “TUCO SQ notes to tenderers”, “TUCO Ltd notes to tenderers” and “further competition documents” for further information to aid in completion of the SQ and ITT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Supply and Distribution of Chilled Products Local Authorities and other organisations who meet TUCO membership criteria

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
15000000
15894600
15550000
15894700
15540000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 7: Supply and Distribution of Chilled Products Local Authorities and other organisations who meet TUCO membership criteria.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend agreement by 2, 1 year extensions up until 31.3.2023.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 10
Maximum number: 20
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

These will be based on the evaluation of the SQ which is a combination of Pass/Fail questions and scored response.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Please refer to the documents “TUCO SQ notes to tenderers”, “TUCO Ltd notes to tenderers” and “further competition documents” for further information to aid in completion of the SQ and ITT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Supply and Distribution of Grocery, Frozen and Chilled Local Authorities and other organisations who meet TUCO membership criteria (bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7)

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
15000000
15897200
15612000
15894600
15400000
15890000
15550000
15610000
15894700
15540000
15893100
15896000
15221000
15220000
15331170
15251000
15229000
15311000
15311200
15312200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 8: Supply and Distribution of Grocery, Frozen and Chilled Local Authorities and other organisations who meet TUCO membership criteria (bidders who apply for this Lot are not permitted to apply for Lots 3 and 7).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend agreement by 2, 1 year extensions up until 31.3.2023.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 10
Maximum number: 20
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

These will be based on the evaluation of the SQ which is a combination of Pass/Fail questions and scored response.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Please refer to the documents “TUCO SQ notes to tenderers”, “TUCO Ltd notes to tenderers” and “further competition documents” for further information to aid in completion of the SQ and ITT.

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:

See tender documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/10/2018
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 09/11/2018
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
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
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.

Tender will be carried out using e-Procurement Software In-Tend. If you wish to register your interest in this procurement, please register on the following web site https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home

The tender will follow a restricted process. Details on this process can be viewed within the tender documents. The framework will be awarded based on MEAT (Most Economically Advantageous Tender).

The list of permissible users is available within the tender documents.

To view this Notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=342341058

GO Reference: GO-201895-PRO-13138099

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
TUCO Ltd
3rd Floor National House, 36 St Ann Street
Manchester
M2 7LE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1617133424
E-mail: info@tuco.ac.uk

Internet address: http://www.tuco.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
TUCO Ltd
3rd Floor National House, 36 St Ann Street
Manchester
M2 7LE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1617133420
E-mail: info@tuco.ac.uk

Internet address: http://www.tuco.ac.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill, at the point information on award of contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address of the Contracting Authority of this Contract Notice. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the public contract regulations 2006 (SI 2006 nº 5) provide aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by breach of the rules to action in the high court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a contract has been entered into, the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages.If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
TUCO Ltd
3rd Floor National House, 36 St Ann Street
Manchester
M2 7LE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1617133424
E-mail: info@tuco.ac.uk

Internet address: http://www.tuco.ac.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/09/2018