Fleet Support Contract for Natural Resources Wales

Fleet Support Contract for Natural Resources Wales

We will be awarding a contract to support the WHAM Fleet team who require the support of competent chainsaw contractors in order to meet the business plan for timber income.

 

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Natural Resources Wales

Procurement, Welsh Government Building, Rhodfa Padarn,

Aberystwyth

SY23 3UR

UK

Melanie Rodda

+44 3000680334

procurement.aberystwyth@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk
http://naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Natural Resources Wales

Procurement, Welsh Government Building, Rhodfa Padarn,

Aberystwyth

SY23 3UR

UK

Melanie Rodda

+44 3000680334

procurement.aberystwyth@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk
http://naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Natural Resources Wales

Procurement, Welsh Governement Building, Rhodfa Padarn,

Aberystwyth

sy23 3ur

UK

Melanie Rodda

+44 3000680344

procurement.aberystwyth@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk
http://naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Fleet Support

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Natural Resources Wales – means the Natural Resources Body for Wales as established by Article 3 of the Natural Resources Body for Wales (Establishment) Order 2012. You should note that the Natural Resources Body for Wales has been formed by bringing together the Countryside Council for Wales, Forestry Commission Wales and Environment Agency Wales. The Natural Resources Body for Wales has been empowered to exercise Welsh devolved functions since 1st April 2013 and has, generally, taken over the responsibilities of the Countryside Council for Wales, the Forestry Commissioners and the Environment Agency in Wales.’

We will always consider equality when conducting our procurement activities. We require you to meet your duties under the Equality Act 2010 and may ask for evidence that you are aware of and operate in accordance with those requirements.

More information is available on our website at www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

1 Type and term of contract

We will be awarding a contract to support the WHAM Fleet team who require the support of competent chainsaw contractors in order to meet the business plan for timber income. The successful contractor will offer further support to operations, as banksman provision, skidder provision. An element of this work is reactive, with a response time of 72hrs.

Our intention is to award this contract for a period of 2 years

Break points are available within the contract at an annual interval, at which time we will decide on whether the contract will continue.

The decision on whether to use the break points or any or all of the extension options available will be at our discretion and we will base it on the following factors:

Performance; budget availability; work programmes.

The total value of this contract over the entire period including any extension options will be in the region of £60,000.00 to £80,000.00 but could be considerably less depending on budget availability.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

77000000 Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
77200000 Forestry services
77230000 Services incidental to forestry
77340000 Tree pruning and hedge trimming

100 UK – All
1000 WALES
1010 West Wales and The Valleys
1011 Isle of Anglesey
1012 Gwynedd
1013 Conwy and Denbighshire
1014 South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1015 Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1016 Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1017 Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1018 Swansea
1020 East Wales
1021 Monmouthshire and Newport
1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1023 Flintshire and Wrexham
1024 Powys

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Our intention is to award this contract for a period of 2 years.

The anticipated start date for the contract will be the end of September/early October

The total value of this contract over the entire period including any extension options will be in the region of £60,000.00 to £80,000.00 but could be considerably less depending on budget availability.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

As per tender documents.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

DA05572 (T)

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 08-08-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    15-08-2014  Time  14:00

c) Estimated award date 03-09-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please send all enquiries in writing or by email, by 8 August 2014 at 14:00hrs to:

Procurement Team

Natural Resources Wales

Welsh Government Building

Rhodfa Padarn

Aberystwyth

Ceredigion SY23 3UR

procurement.aberystwyth@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk

Tender return date and time is 15 August 2014 at 14:00hrs

(WA Ref:13036)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 28-07-2014

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