Contract for Volunteer Driver Service Durham

Contract for Volunteer Driver Service Durham

The Commissioners, Durham County Council and the Clinical Commissioning Groups named, are seeking to appoint provider(s) to provide a safe and efficient volunteer driver transport services across 3 Lots.

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

2016/S 220-401130

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom
E-mail: helen.holmes@durham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC1
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.durham.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Darlington Clinical Commissioning Group
Dr Piper House, King Street
Darlington
DL3 6JL
United Kingdom
E-mail: helen.holmes@durham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC1
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.darlingtonccg.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield Clinical Commissioning Group
Sedgefield Community Hospital, Salters Lane
Sedgefield
TS21 3EE
United Kingdom
E-mail: helen.holmes@durham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC1
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.durhamdaleseasingtonsedgefieldccg.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group
The Rivergreen Centre, Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TS
United Kingdom
E-mail: helen.holmes@durham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC1
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.northdurhamccg.nhs.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.nepo.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned 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

II.1.1)Title:

Contract for Volunteer Driver Service.

Reference number: DN213493

II.1.2)Main CPV code

60000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Commissioners, Durham County Council and the Clinical Commissioning Groups named, are seeking to appoint provider(s) to provide a safe and efficient volunteer driver transport services across 3 Lots. Lots 1 (Social Care) and 3 (Health Appointments) will be subject to immediate award and Lot 2 is a Development Lot which has been designed to accommodate the Council’s requirements for any new areas of Volunteer Driver provision which do not fall under the remit of Lots 1 and 2. Durham County Council are conducting the procurement for Lot 3 on behalf of the Clinical Commissioning Groups named and these will be subject to direct award under NHS terms and conditions. Volunteer Driver provision may need to be supplemented by alternative transport provision e.g. Commercial Operators or Community Transport and direct referrals required in some circumstances.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Social Care Transport for Adults and Children

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The aim of Lot 1 is to provide safe and efficient volunteer driver transport services for use by Durham County Council for Children and Young People Service and Adult Social Care Services, delivered by Volunteer Drivers and supported where necessary by the use of Approved Taxi Company. The Council is seeking a single provider who will accept all referrals, apart from Adult Care. The required provision includes, but is not limited to, Looked After Children; Children and Young people to short break provision; socially isolated families to Children’s centres; parents families to venues; Adult Social Care teams including day care.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Expected start date for the proposed contract is ./4.2017

Expected end date for the proposed contract 31.3.2020

The proposed contract is to let with an option to extend for a further 1 x 12 months

The potential final contract end date where the extensions are taken would be 31.3.2021.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Development Lot for Future Volunteer Driver Requirements

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 has been designed to accommodate the Commissioners requirements for any new areas of Volunteer Driver provision which do not fall under the remit of Lots 1 and 3. Lot 2 has been termed a Development Lot for Future Volunteer Driver Requirements as the Commissioners wish to not only fulfil and grow existing areas of provision but also explore new opportunities within transport provision which could be accommodated by Volunteers. This Lot creates an opportunity to not only enhance future volunteer driver provision but also the social value benefits that this brings for the drivers, the services users and indeed the community as a whole.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Expected start date for the proposed contract is 1.4.2017

Expected end date for the proposed contract 31.3.2020

The proposed contract is to let with an option to extend for a further 1 x 12 months

The potential final contract end date where the extensions are taken would be 31.3.2021.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Healthcare Appointments

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A sole provider is required under Lot 3 — to provide a chargeable door to door volunteer driver transport service for those who are not reasonably able to travel to or from the location of care/treatment using another method of transport. The Commissioners for this Lot are Darlington Clinical Commissioning Group, Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield Clinical Commissioning Group and North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Expected start date for the proposed contract is 1.4.2017

Expected end date for the proposed contract 31.3.2020

The proposed contract is to let with an option to extend for a further 1 x 12 months

The potential final contract end date where the extensions are taken would be 31.3.2021.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As set out in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 14/12/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/12/2016
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Durham County Council.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Officers of the Council Legal and Democratic Services.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

3 years after the award of the contract.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Tender documents are available for download via www.nepoportal.org To access the supplier area, select Durham and input Pro Contract Reference No: DN213493.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Durham County Council
Durham
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:

11/11/2016

 

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