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The Council through its Economic Development Department is seeking an experienced delivery partner to provide ‘A clear and practical strategy and detailed plan’ to assist 20 local small businesses to expand by finding new customers for goods or ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council
Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre PO Box 66 Lakeview Road
Craigavon
BT64 1AL
United Kingdom
Contact person: ciaran.mcloganarmaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Delivery of a Pilot ‘Go East’ - Export to India Programme for Small Businesses in the Borough of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79400000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Council through its Economic Development Department is seeking an experienced delivery partner to provide ‘A clear and practical strategy and detailed plan’ to assist 20 local small businesses to expand by finding new customers for goods or services in the Eastern Market with a focus on India - a pilot ‘Go East Programme’.

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: 44 997.75 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79410000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council through its Economic Development Department is seeking an experienced delivery partner to provide ‘A clear and practical strategy and detailed plan’ to assist 20 local small businesses to expand by finding new customers for goods or services in the Eastern Market with a focus on India - a pilot ‘Go East Programme’.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Approach to Production of Practical Strategy / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Methodology for recruitment and selection of businesses / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Sales meeting and logistics / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Working with bench mark data / Weighting: 15
Cost criterion - Name: Cost / Weighting: 15
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
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
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
Title:

Contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/07/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Full Circle
Unit 7-8
Belfast
BT8 7QN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890691027
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

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

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 44 997.75 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
Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council
Armagh
BT60 4EL
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:
20/07/2017