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Postal and Courier Services.

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Coleg Sir Gar
Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Carmarthenshire
SA15 4DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1554748092
Fax: +44 1554748022
NUTS code: UKL

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

UN3373 Conforming Packaging Solution and Postage.

Reference number: CSG1617/111
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Postal and Courier Services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 450 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Coleg Sir Gâr (hereinafter referred to as the College or CSG) is seeking to purchase approximately 38 880 UN3373 conforming postage solutions, with pre-paid postage.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 10/08/2017
End: 31/08/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
Accelerated procedure

The College wishes to request an Urgent, Accelerated Open procedure for its tender process to obtain pricing for a compliant UN 3373 delivery service. This Service needs to run in conjunction with the annual TB testing on farms which will commence at the end of August 2017. The College only received confirmation of the availability of the funding on the 10.7.2017 so was unable to proceed to market before this date.

If the process is delayed the College will incur additional cost for repeated vets visits to undertake the required sampling.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
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: 27/07/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 27/07/2017
Local time: 12:00

Coleg Sir Gar, Graig Campus.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority's economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Coleg Sir Gâr is committed to promoting Sustainable Development through its policies, strategies and services, thus achieving best value for money in the widest sense. The aim is to build stronger communities, reduce social exclusion and poverty and encourage the development of the economy.

In delivering this project, we will be pursuing Community Benefits to contribute to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the wider community.

As part of the submission, Service Provider shall outline their approach to how their proposal shall improve the economic, social and environmental well - being of the Campuses, its staff and students. This should outline how the proposal fits with Welsh Government's Sustainable Procurement objectives.

Contractors are expected to consider how they might provide community benefits through its engagement and delivery of the contract and should to prepare a community benefits plan.

(WA Ref: 68967).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Coleg Sir Gar
Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Carmarthenshire
SA15 4DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1554748092
Fax: +44 1554748022


VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: