Printing of Rail Timetables for Merseytravel

Printing of Rail Timetables for Merseytravel

The contract will be split into 2 lots. Lot 1 — City Line; Lot 2 — Northern and Wirral Lines.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Printing and related services

2015/S 099-180124

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Merseytravel
1 Mann Island
L3 1BP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tender@merseytravel.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.merseytravel.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.merseytravel.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.the-chest.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.the-chest.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Merseytravel
1 Mann Island
L3 1BP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tender@merseytravel.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Merseytravel
1 Mann Island
L3 1BP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tender@merseytravel.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Merseytravel
1 Mann Island
L3 1BP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tender@merseytravel.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: public transport

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

9T7M-4Y8PTM: Printing of Rail Timetables.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 15: Publishing and printing services on a fee or contract basis

NUTS code UKD5

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Merseytravel are looking for 2 suppliers, who are experienced printers to provide printing and delivery of Merseyrail timetable leaflets (City, Northern and Wirral lines). Merseytravel anticipates that this will be a 2 year contract with a possible 1 year extentsion, commencing on the 1.10.2015.
The contract will be split into 2 lots.
— Lot 1 — City Line;
— Lot 2 — Northern and Wirral Lines.
Suppliers may submit for both lots but if successful will only be awarded the maximum of 1 lot. Lot 1 will be awarded first, if the same supplier is successful on both lots, Lot 2 will be awarded to the second successful supplier on lot 2. Only in a situation where Merseytravel received only 1 compliant bid would we award both lots to 1 supplier only.
The successful supplier may be required to provide re-prints of the timetables as and when required by Merseytravel.
Suppliers are required to hold the following Quality Control and Trade Membership Accreditations: ISO9001 Quality Management System; ISO14001 Environmental Management System and Forestry Stewardship Council Certification or equivalent.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79800000, 22000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Merseytravel are seeking 2 suppliers to provide a service for the printing and delivery of the current 6 Merseyrail timetables. The contract is expected to start in October 2015 and will run for 2 years with a possible 1 year extension.
— Supplier 1 — to provide the printing for all of the 4 x City Line timetables;
— Supplier 2 — to provide the printing for all of the Northern/Wirral line.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 250 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Lot 1 — Supplier 1 — to provide the printing for all of the 4 x City Line timetables.
Lot — 2 — Supplier 2 — to provide the printing for all of the Northern/Wirral line timetables.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in days: 0 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please refer to the Procurement Documents which are available at www.the-chest.org.uk

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to the Procurement Documents which are available at www.the-chest.org.uk

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

In case of a group of bidders, Merseytravel may require the group of economic operators to assume a specific legal form recognised by English Law, if deemed by Merseytravel as being necessary for the satisfactory performance of the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Procurement Documents which are available atwww.the-chest.org.uk

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Procurement Documents which are available atwww.the-chest.org.uk

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the Procurement Documents which are available at www.the-chest.org.uk

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Please refer to the Procurement Documents which are available at www.the-chest.org.uk

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to the Procurement Documents which are available at www.the-chest.org.uk

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 0: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: N/a.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

9T7M-4Y8PTM
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 22.5.2015 – 16:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.8.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

8.7.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 3.8.2015 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: April 2018/19.

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers may submit for both lots but if successful will only be awarded the maximum of 1 lot. Lot 1 will be awarded first, if the same supplier is successful on both lots, Lot 2 will be awarded to the second successful supplier on lot 2. Only in a situation where Merseytravel received only 1 compliant bid would we award both lots to 1 supplier only. The successful supplier may be required to provide re-prints of the timetables as and when required by Merseytravel. Suppliers are required to hold the following Quality Control and Trade Membership Accreditations: ISO9001 Quality Management System; ISO14001 Environmental Management System and Forestry Stewardship Council Certification or equivalent.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20.5.2015

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