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Title: Examination Polythene Packaging
Published by: Scottish Qualifications Authority
Publication Date: 18/03/2017
Deadline Date: 17/04/2017
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Abstract: Requirement for three different forms of polythene packaging for the SQA examination diet process.
CPV: 79920000, 39162000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Qualifications Authority

Lowden, 24 Wester Shawfair, Dalkeith

Midlothian

EH22 1FD

UK

Contact person: Martin Higgs

Telephone: +44 03452136760

E-mail: procurement@sqa.org.uk

NUTS: UKM23

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.sqa.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00386

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Examination Polythene Packaging

Reference number: SQA2027

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79920000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

Requirement for three different forms of polythene packaging for the SQA examination diet process.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 130 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

39162000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Question Paper Packaging

1. Skirt weld polythene envelopes or an equivalent solution in which to package confidential examination papers. Proposed packaging must be at least 70Mu thick, tamper evident and also perforated for ease of opening. Packaging is required for A3, A4 and A5 examination papers of page extents between 2pp and 40pp, packed in 10s.

There may be a requirement for a unique barcode to be printed on the front of each impression. Suppliers should indicate if they can provide this service.

2. Polythene film to use by one of our print suppliers in which to securely wrap confidential examination papers for onward despatch to schools and other examination centres in Scotland.

Examination Script Bags

3. We also require polythene bags to hold examination scripts. These polythene bags should be available in varying sizes from 18 x 28 to 24 x 36 inches with a removable self-sealing strip. They may also require to be marked with a coloured strip.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Evidence of quality of products to include samples submitted and quality control processes / Weighting: 25

Quality criterion: Details of manufacturing processes, stock holding and delivery timescales - to include relevant supply chain management / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Evidence of Account Management and MI reporting capability / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Evidence of Corporate & Social Responsibility – to include continuous improvement and sustainability initiatives / Weighting: 5

Price / Weighting:  40

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 130 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: 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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

There will an initial set up meeting following award of the contract. The supplier will then be required to attend regular review meetings. Meetings will be held at SQA premises.

The successful supplier shall be measured against agreed service levels. These will be agreed following award of the contract.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 17/04/2017

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 01/05/2017

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 5 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=483249.

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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish Qualifications Authority

Lowden, 24 Wester Shawfair, Dalkeith

Midlothian

EH22 1FD

UK

Telephone: +44 03452136720

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.sqa.org.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

17/03/2017


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Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
171100Supplies - EducationEducation
179999other EducationEducation
309999other Mail ServicesMail Services 

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde

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