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
Section I: Contracting authority
Stirling Bus Station, Goosecroft Road
Contact point(s): Environment Services
For the attention of: David Brown
Telephone: +44 1786442738
Fax: +44 1786442631
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 2: Land transport services , 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
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.
60112000, 60100000, 60000000
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(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.
(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.
(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.
Section IV: Procedure
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Price. Weighting 60
2. Quality. Weighting 40
Stirling Council, Old Viewforth, Stirling.
Section VI: Complementary information
Questionnaire 4.2: Professional and Business Standing.
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.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:8.8.2012