United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services

To get tender notifications and more sign up now and never miss a notice again.

Tile United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
OJEU (High Value) 566653-2019
Type Invitation to tender
Date Published 2019-11-29
Deadline 2020-01-15 12:00:00
Nature Of Contract Service contract
Awarding Authority Body goverened by public law
Awarding Criteria The most economic tender
Procedure Open procedure

Description :
CONTRACT NOTICE


Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Official name: Scottish Forestry
Postal address: Silvan House, 231 Corstorphine Road
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH12 7AT
Country: UK
Contact person: Lynda Collin
Telephone: +44 1312440434
E-mail: lynda.collin@gov.scot
NUTS code: UKM
Main address (URL): https://forestry.gov.scot/
Address of the buyer profile (URL): https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA30372
I.2.3) The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

Communication
I.3) Procurement documents
(URL):https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00233

Additional Information
I.3.4) Additional information can be obtained from:
I.3.6)Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00233
I.4) Type of the contracting authority: BODY PUBLIC

Main Activity
I.5.1) Main Activity: ENVIRONMENT

Section II: Object of Contract


Title:

Tree Health Pest and Disease Surveys Scotland Framework

Reference number: SF_0032

II.1.4) Short description

Scottish Forestry intend to award a multi supplier, multi Lot framework agreement for tree health pest and disease surveys Scotland.

The requirement is divided into 4 lots:

Lot 1: Tree health survey only (Scotland);

Lot 2: Tree health surveys with ground felling sample trees (North Scotland);

Lot 3: Tree health surveys with ground felling sample trees (West Scotland);

Lot 4: Tree health surveys with ground felling sample trees (South Scotland).

The framework agreement is for provision of tree health survey services in defined areas across Scotland. In each geographical area, provision of 2 survey types is sought.

Standard survey where observations or sampling of standing trees meet the survey requirements and survey with sample tree felling, where it may be necessary to fell a number of trees at a site in order to observe symptoms at close range or to collect necessary samples for diagnosis.

Scottish Forestry are looking to appoint 3 contractors per lot.

II.01) Estimated value excluding VAT:
GBP 600000

Information about lots
II.1.6) This contract is divided into lots: yes



Description: Item/Lot 1
Title:

Lot 2: Tree Health Surveys with Ground Felling Sample Trees (North Scotland)

II.2.1) Lot No: 2
NUTS code: UKM
II.2.3.2) Main site or place of performance:

Scotland.

II.1.4) Short description

Lot 2: Tree health surveys with ground felling sample trees (North Scotland)

Survey with sample tree felling is required in the North of Scotland where it may be necessary to fell a number of trees at a site in order to observe symptoms at close range or to collect necessary samples for diagnosis. This element of the contract should cover forest situations where samples trees can be safely felled from the ground and does not cover complex situations where aerial section felling or the use of a mobile work platform is necessary.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

Criteria: Quality
Weighting: 70
Cost/Price
Weighting: 30
II.2.6) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.7) Start 2020-06-01
II.2.7) End 2023-05-31
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.2.7.6) Description of renewals:

Optional 12-month extension.

II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: no



Description: Item/Lot 2
Title:

Lot 3: Tree Health Surveys with Ground Felling Sample Trees (West Scotland)

II.2.1) Lot No: 3
NUTS code: UKM
II.2.3.2) Main site or place of performance:

Scotland.

II.1.4) Short description

Lot 3: Tree health surveys with ground felling sample trees (West Scotland)

Survey with sample tree felling is required in the West of Scotland where it may be necessary to fell a number of trees at a site in order to observe symptoms at close range or to collect necessary samples for diagnosis. This element of the contract should cover forest situations where samples trees can be safely felled from the ground and does not cover complex situations where aerial section felling or the use of a mobile work platform is necessary.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

Criteria: Quality
Weighting: 70
Cost/Price
Weighting: 30
II.2.6) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.7) Start 2020-06-01
II.2.7) End 2023-05-31
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.2.7.6) Description of renewals:

Optional 12-month extension.

II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: no



Description: Item/Lot 3
Title:

Lot 4: Tree Health Surveys with Ground Felling Sample Trees (South Scotland)

II.2.1) Lot No: 4
NUTS code: UKM
II.2.3.2) Main site or place of performance:

Scotland.

II.1.4) Short description

Tree health surveys with ground felling sample trees (South Scotland).

Survey with sample tree felling is required in the South of Scotland where it may be necessary to fell a number of trees at a site in order to observe symptoms at close range or to collect necessary samples for diagnosis. This element of the contract should cover forest situations where samples trees can be safely felled from the ground and does not cover complex situations where aerial section felling or the use of a mobile work platform is necessary.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

Criteria: Quality
Weighting: 70
Cost/Price
Weighting: 30
II.2.6) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.7) Start 2020-06-01
II.2.7) End 2023-05-31
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.2.7.6) Description of renewals:

Optional 12-month extension.

II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: no



Description: Item/Lot 4
Title:

Lot 1: Tree Health Survey only (Scotland)

II.2.1) Lot No: 1
NUTS code: UKM
II.2.3.2) Main site or place of performance:

Scotland.

II.1.4) Short description

Lot 1: Tree health survey only (Scotland).

A standard survey is required where observations or sampling of standing trees meet the survey requirements. A standard survey could be carried out by a single surveyor working alone utilising a lone working system for safe working conditions.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

Criteria: Quality
Weighting: 70
Cost/Price
Weighting: 30
II.2.6) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.7) Start 2020-06-01
II.2.7) End 2023-05-31
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.2.7.6) Description of renewals:

Optional 12-month extension.

II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: no



Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1.2.3) List and brief description of selection criteria

This section refers to Section B of Part 4 of the ESPD and covers the following:

Financial: Q4B.1.1 or Q4B.3

Insurance: Q4B.5.1b and Q4B.5.2

III.1.2.4) Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required

Financial: It is a requirement of the framework that tenderers provide their general yearly turnover for the last 2 years

Insurance: It is a requirement of the framework that tenderers hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of the framework the types and minimum level of insurance indicated below:

Q4B.5.1b employers compulsory liability insurance: 5 000 000 GBP for each claim;

Q4B.5.2 public indemnity insurance: 5 000 000 GBP for each claim.

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
III.1.3.1.2) Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2.3) Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open
IV.1.3) The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.3) Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement 12

IV.02.01) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.02.02) Date 2020-01-15
IV.02.02) Local time 12:00


IV.02.06) Duration in months (from the date stated for receipt of tender): 6
IV.02.07) Conditions for opening of tenders
IV.02.07) Date 2020-01-15
IV.02.07) Local time 12:00

Section V: Complementary information



Within 4 years.


Additional information:

The ITT award criteria contains 4 pass/fail questions.

The ITT award criteria is fully detailed within the ITT award criteria response form. All scored questions will be evaluated in accordance with the following scoring methodology:

0 = Unacceptable — Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

1= Poor — response is partially relevant but generally poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

2 = Acceptable — response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

3 = Good — response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirement will be fulfilled.

4 = Excellent — response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

If you are an SME interested in working with the public sector, the supplier development programme can help. Attached is a link to the supplier development programme:

https://www.sdpscotland.co.uk/

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=604404.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:604404)


Review body:
Official name: Scottish Forestry
Postal address: Silvan House, 231 Corstorphine Road
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH12 7AT
Country: UK
Telephone: +44 1312440434
URL: https://forestry.gov.scot/

Section VI

VI.05.00) Date of dispatch of this notice 2019-11-27

English Language Unavailable

CPV Codes
77000000; 77200000; Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services; Forestry services;

Signup now to receive weekly OJEU reports for the UK, your sector and/or elsewhere in the EU. We also report on the procurement of EC Institutions.

All content is copyright (c) htps://www.ojeu.com OJEU Finder Ltd, for more information see our Terms & Conditions