UK-Chelmsford: Software package and information systems.

UK-Chelmsford: Software package and information systems.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Essex County Council, UKH3 - Essex
County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 3330322270, Email:
Contact: Ashley John
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

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 - 1
II.1.1) Title: Library Self Service (RFID)
Reference number: 0784
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
48000000 - Software package and information systems.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
Essex County Council is looking to replace and upgrade the current Self-Serve (RFID) solution in place across the full. This will be in line with a strategic view on future technology and use within libraries.
We are asking the Market for information on what they currently provide to their customers with respect Library Self-serve (RFID) machines units.
Responses should be submitted no later than 20th December 2019. Those who provide evidence that they can meet our mandatory requirements will be invited to demonstrate / display to members of the Customer Services function. Meetings will be arranged with interested parties during week commencing 20th January 2020. Equipment able to work standalone until LMS connection, have suitable data security protocols, to connect to external selected websites.
II.1.5) Estimated total value: Not Provided
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
48330000 - Scheduling and productivity software package.
48333000 - Contact management software package.
48451000 - Enterprise resource planning software package.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
UKH3 - Essex
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
Potential Procurement of Library Self-Serve (RFID) machines and associated software
II.2.14) Additional information
Solution must integrate with major LMS systems, allow renew, loan and return items, be standalone units, suitable personal security methods in place, fully configurable, able to read /scan current tags in use, read bar codes, to process mixed media, show user their account, should have chip and pin and contactless payment method,

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-20191210-PRO-15673743 TKR-20191210-PRO-15673742

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 10/12/2019