Cambridgeshire County Council Transport Services Framework

Cambridgeshire County Council Transport Services Framework

. The framework will be divided into 4 lots, based on vehicle size; small vehicles, minibuses, larger buses/coaches and adhoc and short notice journeys.

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2015/S 202-366997

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
For the attention of: Mrs Andrea Djordjevic
CB3 0AP Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604366955
E-mail: adjordjevic@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http//:www.lgss.co.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk/procontract/NBC/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk/procontract/NBC/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Further information can be obtained from: Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
Contact point(s): Mrs Andrea Djordjevic
CB3 0AP Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604366955
E-mail: adjordjevic@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
Contact point(s): Mrs Andrea Djordjevic
CB3 0AP Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604366955
E-mail: adjordjevic@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
Contact point(s): Mrs Andrea Djordjevic
CB3 0AP Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604366955
E-mail: adjordjevic@northamptonshire.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Cambridgeshire County Council Transport Services Framework.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 0

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 80 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Framework is for delivery of Passenger Transport Services; these will be for a range of client groups including pupils (to mainstream and special educational needs establishments), social service users, individuals travelling to health appointments, and members of the public facing social isolation. The framework will be divided into 4 lots, based on vehicle size; small vehicles, minibuses, larger buses/coaches and adhoc and short notice journeys. The estimated value of work being tendered through the framework will average up to 20 000 000 GBP per year, although exact figures will vary depending on future budgets, integration projects, and changes in demand.
The Framework will commence December 2015 and continue for an initial period of 2 years. The Authority may extend this agreement beyond the initial term by a further 2, 1 year extensions up to an aggregate total of 4 years.
It is estimated that this Framework value will be approximately 80 000 000 GBP over the 4 years period.
There are no minimum or maximum number of providers on this Framework
Please note that this Framework will replace the current Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Mainstream Transport for Cambridgeshire County Council.
Optional Due North/ProContract End User Training for Potential Providers:
— Wednesday 21st October at 10:00 — Shire Hall — Cambridge;
— Thursday 22nd October at 10:00 — March Community Centre — March.

Email: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk to book a place.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Framework will commence December 2015 and continue for an initial period of 2 years. The Authority may extend this agreement beyond the initial term by a further 2, 1 year extensions up to an aggregate total of 4 years.
It is estimated that this Framework value will be approximately 80 000 000 GBP over the 4 years period.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 80 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Small vehicles (up to 8 passenger seats): regular journeys

1)Short description

Some work may require accessible vehicles, the provision of passenger assistants, or other special requirements, however many will be for a basic taxi.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

The Framework will commence December 2015 and continue for an initial period of 2 years. The Authority may extend this agreement beyond the initial term by a further 2, 1 year extensions up to an aggregate total of 4 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 38 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Minibuses (9 to 16 passenger seats): regular journeys

1)Short description

Minibuses with between nine and sixteen passenger seats. Some work may require accessble vechicles, the provision of passenger assistants, or other special requirements however many will be for a basic minibus.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

The Framework will commence December 2015 and continue for an initial period of 2 years. The Authority may extend this agreement beyond the initial term by a further 2, 1 year extensions up to an aggregate total of 4 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 8 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Buses/coaches (17 or more passenger seats): regular journeys

1)Short description

Larger vehicles with more than sixteen passenger seats. Some work may require accessible vehicles, the provision of passenger assistants, or other special requirements, however many will be for a basic vehicle.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

The Framework will commence December 2015 and continue for an initial period of 2 years. The Authority may extend this agreement beyond the initial term by a further 2, 1 year extensions up to an aggregate total of 4 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 30 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Adhoc journeys

1)Short description

Specific journeys that are required on a periodic basis, potentially for contact visits, emergency placements, etc. These will not be regular but on an as required basis.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

The Framework will commence December 2015 and continue for an initial period of 2 years. The Authority may extend this agreement beyond the initial term by a further 2, 1 year extensions up to an aggregate total of 4 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 4 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: the Authority is utilising an electronic tendering tool to manage this procurement and to communicate with Potential Providers. There will be no hard copy documents issued to Potential Providers and all communications with the Authority including submission of Potential Providers’ responses shall be conducted via the Authority’s Due North e-tendering tool (Due North) which is located at: www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed within the ITT Documents. Minimum level(s)of standards possibly required: As detailed within the ITT Documents. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed within the ITT Documents. Minimum level(s)of standards possibly required: As detailed within the ITT Documents. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Quality. Weighting 100

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 11.11.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.11.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

12.10.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11.11.2015 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Court of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: pwhite@northamptonshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Mr Paul White
Jihn Dryden House 8 — 10 the Lakes
NN4 7YD Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604966465

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: LGSS will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The duration of this standstill will be disclosed at this point. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be required from (Refer to address in part 1.1) If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Paul White
John Dryden House 8 — 10 The Lakes
NN4 7YD Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: pwhite@northamptonshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1604966465

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12.10.2015

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