Smart Card Tender with Provision for Website Design

Smart Card Tender with Provision for Website Design

A Card management system that is able to manage commercial and concessionary ITSO cards and products in addition to non-transport local authority applications, a Retail website with integrated payment gateway that is able to retail ITSO smart cards and local authority (non ITSO) products,

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: smart cards

2012/S 158-264502

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Tyne and Wear PTE (t/a Nexus)
33, St James’ Boulevard
For the attention of: Neil Kirtley
NE1 4AX Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: corporateprocurement@nexus.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.nexus.org.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
Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus 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:
North East Regional Card Management System, Retail Website and ITSO Part 11 Solution.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Tyne and Wear.
NUTS code UKC2
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
NESTI is looking to procure an integrated Customer Management and Web Retail solution. This will allow the NESTI Travel Concession Authorities partners to produce, manage and distribute smart cards and products; and Customers in the NESTI area to access and manage smart cards and collect products.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30162000, 66151100, 72413000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about 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:
Nexus tendering on behalf of the North East Smart Ticketing Initiative (NESTI) is looking to procure the Services of a supplier of an integrated Card Management System and Web Retail solution that will allow; the NESTI partners to produce, manage and distribute ITSO smart cards and products; and Customers in the NESTI area to access and manage ITSO smart cards and products.
Nexus expect the supplier to demonstrate experience of developing and delivering:
— a Card management system that is able to manage commercial and concessionary ITSO cards and products in addition to non-transport local authority applications,
— a Retail website with integrated payment gateway that is able to retail ITSO smart cards and local authority (non ITSO) products,
— an ITSO Part 11 solution that must have achieved full ITSO certification by no later that 17.9.2012.
The NESTI Travel Concessionary Partners include:
— Darlington Borough Council,
— Durham County Council,
— Hartlepool Borough Council,
— Middlesbrough Borough Council,
— Nexus (Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Authority),
— Northumberland County Council,
— Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council,
— Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.
Nexus require the supply of 3 elements that will work together as an integrated system:
— a Card Management System,
— a Retail Website,
— an ITSO Certified Part 11 solution.
II.2.2)Information about options
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
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
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
Restricted
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:
NEX12/48
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Periodic indicative notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 129-214638 of 7.7.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
17.9.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:
In order to successfully pre-qualify for the tender stage bidding organisations must have achieved ITSO Certification for a Part 11 Remote POST solution by 17 September 2012.
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:14.8.2012

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