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Title: All Wales Adverse Weather Forecasting Services 2018-22
Published by: National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)
Publication Date: 23/07/2018
Deadline Date: 22/08/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The National Procurement Service on behalf of the Welsh Ministers has let a multi supplier Framework Agreement for the provision of a daily weather forecasting services to potentially all Unitary Authorities and Trunk Road Agencies in Wales.
Provide real time and weather forecast information and support to enable decision making for appropriate precautionary and reactive treatments to be undertaken during the winter months or to undertake advance planning and preparation in advance of severe weather at other times to ensure the effective operation of the transport network.
The framework duration will be 4 years.
The following are the parties who will be able to utilise the Framework Contract:
- Welsh Government and its trunk road agencies
- All unitary authorities within Wales
CPV: 71351600, 71351600.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)

T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road

Caerphilly

CF83 8WT

UK

Telephone: +44 3007900170

E-mail: NPSConstructionandFM@gov.wales

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://npswales.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html


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:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

All Wales Adverse Weather Forecasting Services 2018-22

Reference number: : NPS-CFM-0086-18

II.1.2) Main CPV code

71351600

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The National Procurement Service on behalf of the Welsh Ministers has let a multi supplier Framework Agreement for the provision of a daily weather forecasting services to potentially all Unitary Authorities and Trunk Road Agencies in Wales.

Provide real time and weather forecast information and support to enable decision making for appropriate precautionary and reactive treatments to be undertaken during the winter months or to undertake advance planning and preparation in advance of severe weather at other times to ensure the effective operation of the transport network.

The framework duration will be 4 years.

The following are the parties who will be able to utilise the Framework Contract:

- Welsh Government and its trunk road agencies

- All unitary authorities within Wales

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71351600

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This procurement is for the award of a new Framework Agreement for the supply of All Wales Adverse Weather Forecast Services to the public sector in Wales. The framework will require suppliers to provide weather forecasting and other services in order to assist the Welsh Government, their trunk road Agents and the Unitary Authorities in Wales to manage and operate the road network in Wales during adverse weather conditions.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 50

Price / Weighting:  50

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3

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: 22/08/2018

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

CY

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

Date: 23/08/2018

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

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

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=83816

(WA Ref:83816)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)

T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road

Caerphilly

CF83 8WT

UK

Telephone: +44 3007900170

Internet address(es)

URL: http://npswales.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

20/07/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
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Main Contact: NPSConstructionandFM@gov.wales
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
71351600Weather-forecasting servicesGeological, geophysical and other scientific prospecting services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012Gwynedd
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1024Powys
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018Swansea
1000WALES
1010West Wales and The Valleys

Alert Region Restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

Alert Region Restrictions
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