Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund Services
To deliver a Low carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund which aims to facilitate the delivery of active and low carbon travel hubs.
United Kingdom-Glasgow: Travel services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road
Contact point(s): Transport Strategy
For the attention of: Myra Quinn
G4 0HF Glasgow
Telephone: +44 1412727966
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.transportscotland.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00099
Electronic access to information: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.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: Transport Scotland
Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Procurement Support Manager
G4 0HF Glasgow
Telephone: +44 1412727276
Fax: +44 1412727272
Internet address: http://www.transportscotland.gov.uk
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 20: Supporting and auxiliary transport services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: All over Scotland.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 200 000 and 1 500 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
As part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 2014-2020 programme Transport Scotland is now seeking to appoint an organisation to design, develop and deliver a Low carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund which aims to facilitate the delivery of active and low carbon travel hubs.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=425230
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
63515000, 63516000, 72224000, 79400000, 79413000, 79412000, 71242000, 72241000, 71244000, 72591000, 73430000, 72421000, 79313000,90711500, 48170000, 90711100
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Range: between 1 200 000 and 1 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: Potential to extend the Framework Agreement, for up to an additional 12 months.
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: Further details will be provided in the tender documents.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
As in III.2.1).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Economic operators shall be required to satisfy minimum standards of economic and financial standing. These are described in detail in the PQQ. The financial information received as part of the PQQ submission shall be evaluated and scored out of 50 by allocating a score against 9 individual economic and financial standing evaluation criteria ratios. The maximum cumulative score resulting from the summative of the 9 economic and financial standing evaluation criteria ratios is 50 marks. A PQQ submission shall be marked as a FAIL and will not be considered further if the score achieved is less than 50 % of the available marks (i.e. less than 25 marks).
As in III.2.1.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Economic operators shall be required to satisfy minimum standards of technical capacity or professional ability. These are described in the pre-qualification document and can be summarised as:
(a) demonstration of experience of working on different types of projects (the requirements are set out in full in the PQQ); and
(b) demonstration of use of quality, environmental and health and safety management systems (the requirements are set out in full in the PQQ); and
(c) in respect of the questions on demonstration of relevant experience in Section 4.3 of the PQQ, economic operators are required to score 50 % or more of the available maximum weighted evaluation score for each question.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The Scottish Ministers intend to invite 5 economic operators to tender. These economic operators shall be those 5 economic operators who have:
(a) submitted a compliant PQQ Submission; and
(b) gained a Pass in respect of the eligibility and minimum standards of technical or professional ability conducted pursuant to the Pre-qualification Prospectus; and
(c) gained a Pass in respect of the financial evaluation conducted pursuant to the Pre-qualification Prospectus; and
(d) scored 50 % or more of the available maximum weighted evaluation score for each question in Section 4.3 of the PQQ; and
(e) achieved the first, second, third, fourth and fifth highest combined weighted score in respect of technical or professional ability calculated in accordance with the Pre-qualification Prospectus, will be selected as the Tenderers.
If an economic operator has not submitted a compliant PQQ Submission as described in (a) above, failed in respect of either (b) or (c) above or has not scored 50 % or more of the available maximum weighted score for each question in Section 4.3 of the PQQ, as described in (d) above, then that economic operator shall be excluded from the ranking of scores described in (e) above.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 2014-2020 Programme.
Transport Scotland will conduct the proposed procurement process for the Framework Agreement on behalf of the Scottish Ministers. In the event of the conclusion of the Framework Agreement, the Framework Agreement will be entered into between the Scottish Ministers and the successful tenderer.
To receive the Prospectus and the Pre-qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), expressions of interest are required to be made by interested parties either through the Public Contract Scotland website or by submitting an email to TenderMailbox@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk
Completed PQQs should be delivered to Transport Scotland (address identified in Annex A.III) by no later than 12:00 GMT on 4.3.2016.
The Scottish Ministers shall not evaluate any pre-qualification submissions received past the specified deadline, unless the delay is caused by a situation out with the control of the economic operator, the determination of which shall be at the sole discretion of the Scottish Ministers. Compliance with achieving the specified deadline is the sole responsibility of the economic operator (including obtaining evidence of receipt by Transport Scotland on behalf of Scottish Ministers).
Economic operators which alter their composition after making a pre-qualification submission will be the subject of re-evaluation.
The Scottish Ministers reserve the right not to conclude any framework agreement as a result of the procurement process initiated by this notice and to make whatever changes the Scottish Ministers deem appropriate to the content, process, timing and structure of the procurement process.
Transport Scotland and the Scottish Ministers shall have no liability for any costs howsoever incurred by those participating in the pre-qualification procedure and if an economic operator is selected to submit a tender the Scottish Minister shall have no liability for any costs howsoever incurred by those participating in the tender process.
Economic operators should be aware that all information submitted to the Scottish Ministers may need to be disclosed and/or published by the Scottish Ministers in accordance with the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
The date referred to in paragraph IV.3.5) of this notice is provisional.
The duration of this framework referred to in paragraph II.1.4) and II.3) of this notice is the original period of the proposed framework agreement. The Scottish Ministers shall have the option to extend this period by up to 1 year.
(SC Ref: 425230).
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: