Hertfordshire County Council (the Contracting Authority) acting on behalf of the Participants is leading on the procurement process to establish a Framework Agreement for the Supply of Catering Disposables (hereinafter referred to as ‘Goods’) and is seeking suitably qualified Contractor(s) to supply the Goods under any Agreement resulting from this tendering exercise.
A list of the Goods required is given in the Specification (Schedule 1) of the tender documents.
The authorities that are participating in this tender exercise and any subsequent Agreement are listed below:
Hertfordshire County Council.
Hampshire County Council.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right however to include any other Consortium member, affiliate or associate who may wish to join this arrangement at a future date.
The requirement is for the Supply of Catering Disposables for delivery in bulk to the central stores of the participating authorities stated below. The approximate annual spend by authority is as follows;
The anticipated annual joint expenditure for each Participating Authority on these Goods is presently circa £340,000 per annum, however the estimated annual range is between 100 000 GBP to 500 000 GBP The estimated annual spend by each participating Authority can be broken down as follows -
Hertfordshire 145 468 GBP
Hampshire 195 000 GBP
The Contract will be for a core period of two (2) years unless terminated in accordance with the provisions of this Contract or extended at the sole discretion of the Council for a period of up to two (2) further years on an annual basis by giving at least six (6) months' prior notice in writing. Please note that the Contract requirements will subject to available financial resources, supplier performance and flexibility to meet changing demands.
To access this procurement opportunity please visit www.supplyhertfordshire.uk and follow the on-screen guidance.
This procurement is an Open (one stage) process. Suppliers wishing to take part in this project are invited to express interest which will give access to the full procurement documents in the e-tendering system.
To be considered as a bidder you must complete and submit a Bid by 12 noon on the Tender submission date. Please allow sufficient time to make your return as late Bids will not be permitted by the system.
The Houses of Parliament is seeking to appoint a supplier (or suppliers) to provide the Houses of Commons and House of Lords retail services with a wide range of chocolate products including mint creams, chocolate bars and seasonal items. These products will be sold in retail and catering outlets for all visitors to the Parliamentary Estate. Some products may also be sold online or at other locations at the discretion of the Authority.