Equipment Hire Tender Cornwall
The hire of operated lorries, plant and equipment.
United Kingdom-Bodmin: Hire of construction and civil engineering machinery and equipment with operator
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
CORMAC Solutions Ltd
Strategic Procurement, Castle Canyke Road
Contact point(s): Strategic Procurement
PL31 1DZ Bodmin
Telephone: +44 1872323313
Fax: +44 1872324454
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cormacltd.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Buildings, depots and work sites throughout Devon and Cornwall.
NUTS code UKK30
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 100
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 24
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 000 000 and 7 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
45500000, 45520000, 60180000, 60181000, 77111000, 77112000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The appointed suppliers will be required to provide operated plant to CORMAC Solutions, all directorates of Cornwall Council, (including their statutory successors and wholly or partially owned organisations), and potentially to other local government bodies across the geographical area covered by the South West Improvement & Efficiency Partnership (including the Isles of Scilly)http://www.swcouncils.gov.uk/media/documents/Local_Authorities_in_the_South_West_2010_list.pdf)
This is to include those listed as partners within the South West Regional Improvement Agency (in particular Unitary and County Councils, District and Borough Councils), plus Parish, Town and City Councils and other public sector organisations and bodies (including Schools, Housing Associations / Housing Management Organisations, Police, NHS / Primary Care Trusts, etc.), who may at a later date adopt the terms and conditions of this framework agreement. Whilst there is no guaranteed quantity or spend, the estimated value of CORMAC Solutions Ltd’s spend is likely to be in the region of GBP 3 000 000 per annum. The potential estimated total value is likely to exceed this range of spend if other organisations decide to participate. The intention is to let a framework arrangement for one year with the option of a 1 year extension.
Mini competitions will be take place for situations where it is economically advantageous. This will include long term hires and specific schemes for contracts work.
There will be no limit on the number of suppliers appointed to the framework agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 000 000 and 7 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: The Framework Agreement will be subject to CORMAC Solutions Limited’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Economic operators subject to any of the following [may/will] not be considered where the said operator
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where their affairs are being administered by the court, where they have entered into an arrangement with creditors, where they have suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a final judgement in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which they are established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which they are established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.6.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
(a) a completed Pricing Schedule,
(b) an assessment of Company financial standing.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender document.
May include, but shall not be limited to
(a) the completion and submission of CORMAC Solution’s Health and Safety Questionnaire;
(b) an inventory of the plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract;
(c) insurance certificates drawn up by official brokers or agencies.
(d) the criteria listed in III.2.1; and
(e) any other information or documents referred to in the Invitation to Tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the Invitation to Tender document.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 5.2.2015 – 12:00
Cormac Solutions Limited, Castle Canyke Road, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 1DZ.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: The Authorised Officer from the contracting Authority, Cormac Solutions Ltd, together with at least one Officer who is independent of the contracting Authority.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or believe they 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 and may take the form of an application for an order to set aside the award decision, suspend the procedure or amend a document, or if the contract has been entered into a claim for a declaration of contract ineffectiveness and/or a claim for damages.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: