Provide Road Haulage Services to Network Rail

Provide Road Haulage Services to Network Rail

The new contract will be based upon a 7 year term with the ability to extend by 1 year.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2015/S 051-089417

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
The Quadrant MK, Elder Gate
For the attention of: Iain Puddephatt
MK9 1EN Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7710939274
E-mail: iain.puddephatt@networkrail.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.networkrail.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity

Railway services

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Provision of Road Haulage Services.

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

Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: GB — Great Britain.

NUTS code UK

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

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 7

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

The new contract will be based upon a 7 year term with the ability to extend by 1 year.
Network Rail uses road haulage to move materials and rolling stock around the network and currently does this through one principal supplier who utilises a number of haulage subcontractors.
The service includes the provision of a Road Haulage Planning Centre based at the Quadrant, Milton Keynes which processes orders from Network Rail and sources and manages sub contract hauliers to collect and deliver materials by road.
Materials being delivered include:
— sleepers;
— short rail;
— rail ancillaries;
— aggregates (loose and bagged);
— switches and crossings;
— troughing;
— wheel sets for rail wagons;
— new, used and scrap materials.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

The new contract will be based upon a 7 year term with the ability to extend by 1 year.
Network Rail uses road haulage to move materials and rolling stock around the network and currently does this through one principal supplier who utilises a number of haulage subcontractors.
The service includes the provision of a Road Haulage Planning Centre based at the Quadrant, Milton Keynes which processes orders from Network Rail and sources and manages sub contract hauliers to collect and deliver materials by road.
Materials being delivered include:
— sleepers;
— short rail;
— rail ancillaries;
— aggregates (loose and bagged);
— switches and crossings;
— troughing;
— wheel sets for rail wagons;
— new, used and scrap materials.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 22 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 84 (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:

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

Payments shall be made in accordance with the conditions of the contract specified in the tender document which in turn reflect Network Rail’s usual payment terms for this type of condition.
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:

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: Applicants are required to register their interest in tendering contract by Friday 27.3.2015 and complete a pre-qualification questionnaire by 12:00 noon on Tuesday 31.3.2015.
To register your interest and request a PQQ, please email:

iain.puddephatt@networkrail.co.uk

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire which is obtainable together with further information from the email address stated above and shall be submitted by 12:00 noon on Tuesday 31.3.2015.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire which is obtainable together with further information from the email address stated above and shall be submitted by 12:00 noon on Tuesday 31.3.2015.
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 27.3.2015 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

31.3.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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: 84 months.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:
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:

10.3.2015

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