Ausschreibungen u. Aufträge: Druckerei- und Verteilerdienste - UK-Glasgow
Einzelhandel mit Druckerzeugnissen.
Druck von Zeitungen.
Druckerei- und Verteilerdienste.
Dokument Nr...................: 148851-2004
I.1) Offizieller Name und Anschrift des öffentlichen Auftraggebers:
Defence Logistics Organisation, Att: Non Project Procurement Organisation
CB3a, 4th Floor, Cerium Building, 55 Douglas Street, UK-Glasgow G2 7NR.
Tel.: +44(0) 141 224 8229 / 8230. Fax: +44(0) 141 224 8229 / 8230.
II.1.8.1) Gemeinsames Vokabular für öffentliche Aufträge (CPV):
78240000, 78180000, 78400000, 52600000.
Beschreibung: Druckerei- und Verteilerdienste.
Druck von Zeitungen.
Einzelhandel mit Druckerzeugnissen.
IV.3.3) Schlusstermin für den Eingang der Angebote oder
IV.3.5) Sprache oder Sprachen, die für die Angebotslegung oder
Teilnahmeanträge verwendet werden können: Englisch.
OT: CONTRACT NOTICE
This contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY
I.1) Official name and address of the contracting authority: Defence
Logistics Organisation, Att: Non Project Procurement Organisation CB3a,
4th Floor, Cerium Building, 55 Douglas Street, UK-Glasgow G2 7NR. Tel.:
+44(0) 141 224 8229 / 8230. Fax: +44(0) 141 224 8229 / 8230. E-mail:
I.2) Address from which further information can be obtained: As in I.1.
I.3) Address from which documentation may be obtained: As in I.1.
I.4) Address to which tenders/requests to participate must be sent: As
I.5) Type of contracting authority: Central level.
SECTION II: OBJECT OF THE CONTRACT
II.1.3) Type of service contractService category: 15.
II.1.4) Framework agreement: Yes.
II.1.5) Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Enabling Contract for the Printing, Distribution, Subscription Service
and Sales of RAF News.
II.1.6) Description/object of the contract: The RAF News is the official
newspaper of the UK Royal Air Force. It is published fortnightly, for
sale to uniformed and civilian personnel serving at military
establishments world wide. In addition, the newspaper is sold widely in
the UK, including Northern Ireland, through the commercial news trade and
is also available by subscription to the general public.
The RAF News is printed to fixed deadlines on 60gsm improved newsprint in
a tabloid format of 24 or more colour capable pages with a normal
print-run of 22 000 copies. Pages, in Quark Xpress format, are supplied
to the printers on Iomega zip disk. Pictures are supplied in either
digital .jpg format or as prints for high resolution scanning and
RAF News carries both display and classified advertising in every issue
as well as loose insert advertisements. The artwork for advertisements
and any loose insert advertisements will be supplied directly to the
printer by the RAF News advertising sales contractor.
In addition to printing the newspaper, the contractor is required to
provide the following associated services:
a) Preparing the newspapers for despatch, including subscriber copies, in
accordance with specific distribution lists ready for collection by
appointed distribution companies.
b) The administration of, and accounting for, the RAF news subscriber
service, including maintenance of the subscriber database and payment of
revenue to the RAF News on a quarterly basis.
c) The administration of, and accounting for, sales of the RAF News to
the Commercial News Trade, including revenue collection on a monthly
basis on behalf of the RAF News.
This requirement may be subject to an electronic reverse auction as part
of the procurement process. Specific details and criteria will be given
in the Invitation to Tender.
II.1.7) Site or location of works, place of delivery or performance:
Delivery to various locations in UK. Editorial Team are based in
II.1.8.1) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV): 78180000, 78400000,
II.1.8.2) Other relevant nomenclature (CPA/NACE/CPC): CPC 88442.
II.1.9) Division into lots: No.
II.1.10) Will variants be accepted: No.
II.2) Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1) Total quantity or scope: See II 1.6 above.
II.2.2) Options. Description and time when they may be exercised: The
Enabling contract is expected to be for a period of 3 years from
1.6.2005, with the Authority retaining the option to extend by a further
period of 1 year.
II.3) Duration of the contract or time limit for completion: Starting:
SECTION III: LEGAL, ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
III.1) Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1) Deposits and guarantees required: Not applicable.
III.1.2) Main terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the
relevant provisions: Not applicable.
III.1.3) Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers,
contractors or service providers to whom the contract is awarded: Not
III.2) Conditions for participation
III.2.1) Information concerning the personal situation of the
contractor, supplier or service provider and information and formalities
necessary for the evaluation of the minimum economic, financial and
technical capacity required: Companies expressing an interest in
tendering for this requirement will be required to complete a
pre-qualification questionnaire and provide supporting documentation.
III.2.1.2) Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:
Companies will be asked to provide copies of their past 3 years accounts.
III.2.1.3) Technical capacity - means of proof required: As a minimum
requirement the Authority normally requires all suppliers to be
registered to ISO9002:2002 or an equivalent standard by a nationally
recognised body. Companies will be required to provide a copy of their
quality-assurance certification with their completed pre-qualification
III.3) Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1) Provision of the service is reserved to a specific profession:
III.3.2) Legal entities required to state the names and professional
qualifications of the personnel responsible for execution of the
SECTION IV: PROCEDURE
IV.1) Type of procedure: Restricted.
IV.1.1) Candidates already selected: No.
IV.1.2) Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: Not
IV.2) Award criteria: The most economically advantageous tender in terms
Criteria as stated in contract documents.
IV.3) Administrative information
IV.3.1) Reference number attributed to the file by the contracting
IV.3.3) Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:
IV.3.4) Dispatch of invitations to tender to selected candidates:
Estimated date: 30.11.2004.
IV.3.5) Language or languages in which tenders or requests to
participate can be drawn up: English.
IV.3.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain its
tender: 3 months from the deadline stated for receipt of tenders.
SECTION VI: OTHER INFORMATION
VI.1) Non-mandatory notice: Yes.
VI.2) Indication whether this procurement is a recurrent one and the
estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not applicable.
VI.3) The contract relates to a project/programme financed by EU funds:
VI.4) Additional information: IV.1.4) A maximum of 7 suppliers will be
invited to tender.
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 31.8.2004.
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