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70221 E Books and Downloadable Audio Books for Libraries NI 1.4.2017 to 31.3.2018 (with the option to extend for 3 further 12 month periods).

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Education Authority
County Hall, 182 Galgorm Road
Ballymena
BT42 1HN
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

70221 E Books and Downloadable Audio Books for Libraries NI.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
92510000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

70221 E Books and Downloadable Audio Books for Libraries NI 1.4.2017 to 31.3.2018 (with the option to extend for 3 further 12 month periods).

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
92511000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

70221 E Books and Downloadable Audio Books for Libraries NI 1.4.2017 to 31.3.2018 (with the option to extend for 3 further 12 month periods).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Range of Stock / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Statistics / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion - Name: Marketing / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion - Name: Usability of product / Weighting: 4
Quality criterion - Name: Training / Weighting: 1
Quality criterion - Name: Supplier Selection / Weighting: 1
Quality criterion - Name: Social clause / Weighting: 2
Cost criterion - Name: Cost / Weighting: 38
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

With the option to extend for 3 further 12 month periods.

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 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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 223-406118
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 1
Title:

Ebook and Downloadable Audio Books For Libraries NI

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
09/12/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Overdrive Inc.
1 Overdrive Way
Cleveland
441255385
United States
Telephone: +1 2165736886
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address:https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 400 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Education Authority
County Hall, 182 Galgorm Road
Ballymena
United Kingdom
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:
14/03/2017