School Transport Tender Stockton on Tees

School Transport Tender Stockton on Tees

Contract for the Conveyance of Pupils by PCV.

UK-Stockton-on-Tees: hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver

2012/S 96-160266

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council
Municipal Buildings, Church Road
For the attention of: Mrs Elizabeth Bird
TS18 1LD Stockton-on-Tees
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1642527116
E-mail: elizabeth.bird@stockton.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.stockton.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: This is an electronic tender via www.qtegov.com
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: This is an electronic tender via www.qtegov.com
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:
Contract for the Conveyance of Pupils by PCV.
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
NUTS code UKC11
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)
Hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver. Contract for the Conveyance of Pupils by PCV Routes(s) which includes home to school transport and transportation of pupils to and from swimming lessons.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:
Total of approximately 63 routes within the Stockton boundary as descrribed in the tender document. The approximate total annual cost is 1 100 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 100 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract period is for an initial 36 month period commencing 1.9.2012 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 month periods.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1

1)Short description
There are approximately 63 lots.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000

3)Quantity or scope
Full details of the lots can be obtained in the tender documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As specified within the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As specified within the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As specified within the tender documents.
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: As specified within the tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As specified within the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As specified within the tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As specified within the tender documents.
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
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: As specified inthe tender document.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
26.6.2012 – 12:00
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
Full details of this tender can be obtained from www.qtegov.com.

Companies need to Register as a Supplier on this Website. Registration is Free of charge. All information is detailed in the Tender documentation for the Tender – Under Stockton on Tees Borough Council – Ref No: QTLE-8U7KYU GO Reference: GO-2012517-PRO-3930775.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council
Stockton on Tees Borough Council, Municipal Buildings
Stockton on Tees
UNITED KINGDOM

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:17.5.2012

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