Provision of Park and Ride Services Stirling

Provision of Park and Ride Services Stirling

Provision of two park and ride services linking two Park and Ride car parks with Stirling City Centre, consisting of four lots.

UK-Stirling: public road transport services

2012/S 153-256025

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Stirling Council
Stirling Bus Station, Goosecroft Road
Contact point(s): Environment Services
For the attention of: David Brown
Stirling
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1786442738
E-mail: brownd@stirling.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1786442631

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00146

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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Provision of Park and Ride 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: Stirling.
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
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Provision of two park and ride services linking two Park and Ride car parks with Stirling City Centre, consisting of four lots.
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=235872.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=235872.

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. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60100000, 60000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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 total estimated value of this contract is 2 000 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 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

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

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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A statement of the candidate’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years.
(2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification from an independent body attesting conformity to environmental management standards in accordance with the Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS); or the European standard BS EN ISO 14001.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards.
(5) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
(6) Samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests.
(7) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided.
(8) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures.
(9) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities.
(10) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
(11) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the candidate to carry out the work under the contract; or be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract; particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the candidate.
(12) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
(13) A list of works carried out over the past 5 years, detailing the value of the consideration received; when and where the work or works were carried out; and whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade or profession and properly completed.
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. Price. Weighting 60

2. Quality. Weighting 40

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:

SC/ENV/0842/010413/48
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: 21.9.2012
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.9.2012 – 14:00
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 tenders

Date: 24.9.2012 – 14:00
Place:

Stirling Council, Old Viewforth, Stirling.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Price:Quality ratio 60:40.
Questionnaire 4.2: Professional and Business Standing.
4.2.1-4.2.12
Professional and business standing (disqualified if ‘Yes’ to any question) – 0,00 %.
Questionnaire 4.3: Economic/Financial Standing.
4.3.1 Accounts (5 pts if signed and dated accounts provided) – 1,25 %
4.3.2 Profitability (5 pts if ‘Yes’) – 1,25 %
4.3.3 Solvency (5 pts if ‘Yes’) – 1,25 %
4.3.4 Capacity (5 pts if ‘Yes’) – 1,25 %
4.3.5 Auditor’s report (5 pts if ‘Yes’) – 1,25 %
4.3.6 Liquidity (5 pts if ‘Yes’) – 1,25 %
4.3.7 Stability (5 pts if ‘Yes’) – 1,25 %
4.3.8 Pending charges (5 pts if ‘Yes’) – 1,25 %
4.3.9 Insurance (disqualified if not completed or if supporting documentation not provided) – 0,00 %
Questionnaire 4.4: Technical Capacity and Capability.
4.4.1 Business activities (max 10 pts for relevant business activities) – 2,50 %
4.4.2 Experience and ability (max 10 pts for relevant examples) – 2,50 %
4.4.3 References (5 pts for each reference, max 10 pts) – 2,50 %
4.4.4 Turnover (5 pts if satisfactory explanation given) – 1,25 % Questionnaire
4.5: Quality Management
4.5.1 Quality Management System (5 pts if ‘Yes’ and current certificate provided) – 1,25 %
4.5.2 Quality policy (5 pts if signed and dated policy provided) – 1,25 %
4.5.3 Quality of services (max 10 pts) – 2,50 %
4.5.4 Management of services (max 10 pts) – 2,50 %
4.5.5 Complaints/customer issues (max 10 pts) – 2,50 %
Questionnaire 4.6: Discrimination.
4.6.1 Statutory obligations (max 3 pts) – 0,75 %
4.6.2 Equality/diversity (3 pts if signed, dated policy provided) – 0,75 %
4.6.3 Employment Tribunal, etc. (3 pts if no adverse finding) – 0,75 %
4.6.4 EHRC complaint/inquiry (3 pts if ‘No’) – 0,75 % Questionnaire
4.7: Sustainability and Environmental Management
4.7.1 (a) Work experience (max 2 pts for opportunities stated) – 0,50 %
4.7.1 (b) Training (max 2 pts for any opportunities stated) – 0,50 %
4.7.1 (c) Apprenticeships (max 2 pts for opportunities stated) – 0,50 %
4.7.1 (d) Employment (max 4 pts for any opportunities stated) – 1,00 %
4.7.2 Environmental management (2 pts if certificate provided) – 0,50 %
4.7.3 (a) Environmental convictions (5 pts if ‘No’) – 1,25 %
4.7.3 (b) Environmental notices (2 pts if ‘No’) – 0,50 %
4.7.4 Environmental protection (5 pts if ‘No’) – 1,25 %
4.7.5 Environmental policy (2 pts if signed/dated copy provided) – 0,50 %
4.7.6 Waste management (max 2 pts) – 0,50 %
4.7.7 Supply chain sustainability (max 2 pts) – 0,50 %
4.7.8 Carbon footprint (max 3 pts) – 0,75 %
Questionnaire 4.8: Health and Safety.
4.8.1 Health and safety policy (5 pts if ‘Yes’ and signed and dated policy provided or if ‘No’ and employing fewer than 5 people) – 1,25 %
4.8.2 HASWA compliance (disqualified if ‘No’) – 0,00 %
4.8.3 Health and safety breaches (10 pts if ‘No’) – 2,50 %
4.8.4 Risk assessments/COSHH (max 5 pts if employing 5 or more people and satisfactory procedures described or 5 pts if employing fewer than 5 people) – 1,25 %
Questionnaire 4.9: Vetting.
4.9.1 Protection of Vulnerable Groups (disqualified if ‘No’) – 0.00 %Questionnaire 4.12: Professional Conduct
4.12.2 PSV test failures (30 pts if failures do not exceed 10 % of presentations or if no more than 1 failure) – 7,50 %
4.12.3 PG9 prohibitions (Immediate – 30 pts if ‘Nil’. Delayed – 20 pts if ‘Nil’, 10 pts if one or if no more than 5 % of fleet, no points if more than one or more than 5 % of fleet) – 7,50 %
4.12.5 Public inquiry (30 pts if no negative outcome, 15 pts if fine not exceeding 50 % of maximum penalty available to the Traffic Commissioner (currently 50 % = 550 GBP per vehicle), with no action taken against the Operator’s Licence) – 7,50 %
4.12.7 Prosecutions (10 pts if no negative outcome) – 2,50 %
Method Statement 1: Compliance to specification.
5.1 Compliance to specification (30 pts if fully compliant, points deducted for non-compliance) – 7,50 %
Method Statement 2: Contract management.
5.2.1 Delivery to specification (max 10 pts) – 2,50 %
5.2.2 Contract monitoring and administration (max 8 pts) – 2,00 %
5.2.3 Management information (max 7 pts) – 1,75 %
5.2.4 Invoicing procedures (max 5 pts) – 1,25 %
Method Statement 3: Sustainability.
5.3.1 Work experience (max 4 pts) – 1,00 %
5.3.2 Training (max 4 pts) – 1,00 %
5.3.3 Apprenticeships (max 4 pts) – 1,00 %
5.3.4 Employment (max 4 pts) – 1,00 %
5.3.5 Other (max 4 pts) – 1,00 %
Method Statement 4: Added value/innovation.
5.4 Added value/innovation (max 10 pts) – 2,50 %
Method Statement 5: Conflict of interest.
5.5 Conflict of interest (max 10 pts) – 2,50 %
Method Statement 6: Qualified tender.
5.6 Qualified tender (max 20 pts) – 5,00 %
Total (max 400 pts) – 100,00 %.
The closing date for applicants to express an interest in this contract is 14:00 hours on Friday 21.9.2012.
(SC Ref:235872).
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:8.8.2012