Crown Commercial Service Fuel Cards Framework Agreement
Crown Commercial Service as the Authority are putting in place a single Lot, multi-supplier Framework Agreement for the provision of fuel cards and associated services.
United Kingdom-Liverpool: Agency fuel cards
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Fuel Cards and Associated Services.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Crown Commercial Service as the Authority are putting in place a single Lot, multi-supplier Framework Agreement for the provision of Fuel Cards and Associated Services, across the UK (regional and nationwide) and Europe for users identified in V1.3 ‘Contracting Authorities’. Contracting Authorities will then be able to enter into a Call Off Contract with the successful Suppliers for any of the required Services. This Framework Agreement is be in place for an initial three (3) years, with the option to extend for up to one (1) further period of twelve (12) months.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This Framework Agreement for the provision of Fuel Cards and Associated Services, across the UK (regional and nationwide) and Europe. The Supplier shall provide the following mandatory requirements: (i) Fuel Card Functionality; (ii) Fraud Prevention, of lost and stolen Fuel Cards; (iii) Security of Contracting Bodies’ information; (iv) Customer Service and Account Management; (v) Transitional planning/exit arrangements, where the award of a Call Off Contract under the Framework Agreement results in a change of Supplier; (vi) Delivering Efficiencies and Increasing Performance; (vii) Invoicing and Payment; (viii) Online Management Tool; (ix) Contracting Body Management Information;(x) Business Activity/Spend Analysis Reporting; and(xi) Coverage of provisions within the UK and Europe.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The Authority does not consider that Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 to be an issue in respect of this Procurement at Framework Agreement Stage as the services are not provided at this level. At Call Off Stage, the Authority takes the view that TUPE is unlikely to apply. It is the responsibility of Potential Providers to take their own advice.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:
Bidders will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the 2015 Public
Contract Regulations (implementing the Directive) on the basis of information
provided in response to Bid Pack 2.
This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service’s eSourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the eSourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at:
https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link -Register for CCS
Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at:
Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can
express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing
ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; the name of the registered supplier; and, the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crown Commercial Service will process the email and then enable the supplier to access the procurement online via the eSourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.
As a user of the eSourcing Suite you will have access to the Emptoris messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information. For technical assistance on use of the eSourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Support Desk email:
Tender Submissions must be published by the date in IV.2.7 of this Contract Notice.
Cyber Essentials is mandatory for Central Government Contracts which involves handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. To participate in this procurement, Bidders must be able to demonstrate that they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials for services under and in connection with this Procurement. The award of a place on this Framework Agreement is conditional on a Bidder’s ability to demonstrate to the Authority that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials for services under and in conjunction with this Procurement.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The value provided in Section(s) II.I.5 is an estimate. We cannot guarantee any business through the Framework Agreement. The Authority will award a Framework Agreement to additional Potential Providers where their final score is within 2 % of the original awarded last place position only. For the avoidance of doubt last position is 20th. As part of this Contract Notice, the following can be accessed at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/47807403-a980-47cf-9f14-bade1d9013a8.1) Contract Notice — Authorised Customer List 2) Contract Notice Transparency Information 3) Contract Notice — Procurement Timetable 4) Single Lot justification 5) Management Charge.
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VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: