Managed Telematics Service for NHS Scotland
The Common Services Agency, more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) is letting a Framework on behalf of Health Boards in Scotland, The Scottish Fire and Rescue service and Ambulance Trusts in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for a Managed Telematic service for vehicles.
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent
Telephone: +44 1698794410
NUTS code: UKM
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11883
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Single Supplier Framework for a Managed Telematics Service.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Common Services Agency, more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) is letting a Framework on behalf of
Health Boards in Scotland, The Scottish Fire & Rescue service and Ambulance Trusts in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for a Managed Telematic service for vehicles.
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:
National Services Scotland is letting a single Supplier framework contract for a Managed Telematics Service with an initial period of 4 years where Call Offs by Authorities can be made. Those Call Offs may be for a period longer than 4 years.
Participating Authorites are;
a) any entity in Scotland constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978,
(b) any Integrated Joint Boards established pursuant to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014;
(c) Scottish Fire & Rescue Service; and
(d) any body based in England, Wales or Northern Ireland named in Section 17A of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 and all NHS Foundation Trusts;
The in-vehicle Telematics Software should record driver and vehicle specific data that can be used to help identify and evaluate service improvements such as reducing road risk, identifying driver training requirements, improving vehicle efficiency and performance and improving vehicle utilisation. The Software should enable managers to monitor, control and manage the fleet and drivers/crews.
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
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:
ESPD Q.4B.1.1 Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ yearly turnover of 100 000 GBP for the last2 years: Please provide annual accounts for the relevant 2 years.
ESPD Q.4B.5.1 Please provide evidence of insurance levels listed below.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
ESPD Q.4B.1.1 Suppliers must demonstrate the following financial capacity over the last two years: Turnover of 100 000 GBP per annum over last 2 financial years.
Q.4B.5.1. It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
Employers Liability Insurance: 5 000 000 GBP;
Public Liability Insurance: 1 000 000 GBP;
Professional Indemnity Insurance: 1 000 000 GBP;
Product Liability Insurance: 1 000 000 GBP.
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
No minimum level is set for these items but we would be interested to receive in the ESPD response the following information
4C.1.2 Please provide details of three relevant examples of services carried out during the last three years as specified in the Contract Notice.
4.C.2 Bidders will be required to confirm details of the technicians or technical bodies such as ISO or equivalent who they can call upon, especially those responsible for quality control.
4.C.6 Professional qualifications held by The service provider or the contractor itself such as the following:ISO27001 or equivalent ITIL qualifications [Helpdesk, etc] or equivalent.
Other professional qualifications relevant to the services outlined in the Contract Notice.
4C.8.1 Bidders will be required to confirm their average annual manpower for the last three years.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
A set of T&Cs has been provided in the contract documents.
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.2.2)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
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=514527.
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Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=514527
Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent
Telephone: +44 1698794410Internet address:http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: