First Rail Catering Services Contract

First Rail Catering Services Contract

The provision of food products and the logistics to First Rail Holdings divisions First Greater Western Ltd, TransPennine Express and Hull Trains.  The requirement will be split into Lots.

United Kingdom-London: Food, beverages, tobacco and related products

2019/S 104-253957

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

First Rail Holdings Ltd
4th Floor Capital House
London
NW1 5DH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Eddie Townsend
E-mail: eddie.townsend@gwr.com
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.firstgroupplc.com
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: http://procurement.gwr.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

The Provision of Catering Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

15000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The provision of food products and the logistics to First Rail Holdings divisions First Greater Western Ltd, TransPennine Express and Hull Trains.

The requirement will be split into lots. Please see lot details for further information.

Each division will have it’s own unique requirements and may not need all lots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 60 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

The provision of Food Products

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

15000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKK
NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of food products which will be provided to customers on board trains. The ranges include sandwiches, snacks, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks and fresh food for restaurant and sleeper services. The supplier will be expected to assist and provide ideas for the development of the ranges offered.

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: 29 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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:

The provision of Logistics to support Catering Operations

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

63120000
63121000
63121100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKK
NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of storage, management and delivery of food products. Storage facilities need to be in a food safe environment which are compliant with all UK and EU food safety regulation, and close to or at railways stations on the First Greater Western, TransPennine Express and Hull Trains hubs or have a logistics set up to meet these requirements. Further location details can be found on the portal. Deliveries are made direct to train on platforms at these locations.

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: 30 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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:

The Provision of Outsourced Train Catering

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

55522000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the overall management and delivery of the catering service for certain routes within First Greater Western and TransPennine Express.

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: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 17/06/2019
Local time: 17:00
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

First Rail Holdings Ltd
25 Chapel Street
London
NW1 5DH
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:

28/05/2019

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