Provision of Armoured Vehicles

Provision of Armoured Vehicles

The principal aim of the arrangement will be to enable supply of one vehicle to the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner (Framework Agreement).

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Special-purpose motor vehicles

2016/S 106-189076

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Kent Police
Kent Police HQ
For the attention of: Golding Jenny
ME15 9BZ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 147436650
E-mail: jenny.golding@kent.pnn.police.uk
Fax: +44 147436650

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.kent.police.uk

Electronic access to information: www.kentpolice.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.kentpolice.bravosolution.co.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: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.3)Main activity

Health

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Kent Police

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Provision of Armoured Vehicles.

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The principal aim of the arrangement will be to enable supply of one vehicle to the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner at the following address: Kent Police, Transport service, Unit 4a, Priory Park, Mills Road, Aylesford Kent, ME20 7PP.
The benefit of any framework arrangement established shall however be available for use by other named forces as a Framework Agreement and they (the Police and Crime Commissioners (or their agents) of the forces as the contracting authorities) will have the option, at their sole discretion, to utilise the arrangement to contract in their own right.
There may be potential other sites in the United Kingdom if the Framework Agreement is taken up by other forces during its term. Whilst no other forces have given any commitment whatsoever to use the Framework Agreement, The Police and Crime Commissioners and/or the Chief Constables (the contracting authorities) of the following Forces have asked to be named as potential users (Named Authorities) of the Framework Agreement during its term: Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk.

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: This is for an initial term of 36 months with the option to extend for 12 months.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 280 000 and 2 240 000 GBP

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

The provision of 1 or more Armoured vehicles to be utilised by the police. As specified in the published tender documents.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34144000

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

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

II.1.8)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 term is for an initial 36 months with the option to extend for a further 12 months. The principal aim of the arrangement will be to enable supply of one vehicle to the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner.
The benefit of any framework arrangement established shall however be available for use by other named forces as a Framework Agreement and they (the Police and Crime Commissioners (or their agents) of the forces as the contracting authorities) will have the option, at their sole discretion, to utilise the arrangement to contract in their own right.
There may be potential other sites in the United Kingdom if the Framework Agreement is taken up by other forces during its term. Whilst no other forces have given any commitment whatsoever to use the Framework Agreement, The Police and Crime Commissioners and/or the Chief Constables (the contracting authorities) of the following Forces have asked to be named as potential users (Named Authorities) of the Framework Agreement during its term: Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 280 000 and 2 240 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 48 (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:
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
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: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://kentpolice.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure). 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the username/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Quality. Weighting 70

2. Price. Weighting 30

3. Delivery performance

4. Risk

5. Overall cost effectiveness

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:

2016 069
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: 4.7.2016 – 09:00
Payable documents: no

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

11.7.2016 – 09:00
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

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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11.7.2016 – 9:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction. The Framework Arrangement and subsequent contracts are made in England according to English Law. The contracts are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
All documentation must be completed in English. All correspondence and any demonstrations will be conducted in English. The contracting authority reserves the right not to make any award and reserves the right to accept all or part of any tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates otherwise in the tender.
The freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000 applies to this Contracting Authority. If any tenderer considers that any information supplied by them is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity specified. In such cases the relevant material will, in response to FOI requests, be examined in light of exemptions provided for in the Act.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31.5.2016

 

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