Student Transport Tender Greater Manchester

Student Transport Tender Greater Manchester

Bury College have a tendering opportunity for providers of transport services operating in the Greater Manchester area.

United Kingdom-Bury: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2015/S 070-124746

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Bury College
Woodbury Centre Market Street
For the attention of: Juliette Fargher
BL9 0BG Bury
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: juliette.fargher@burycollege.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.burycollege.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.burycollege.ac.uk

Electronic access to information: https://suppliers.multiquote.com/Page/Login.aspx

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://suppliers.multiquote.com/Page/Login.aspx

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

Bury College – Student Transport Tender.

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: Bury.

NUTS code UKD32

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)

Bury College have a tendering opportunity for providers of transport services operating in the Greater Manchester area. The College have a requirement for 12 different routes to and from the College during term time dates throughout the year (179 days in total). Each route is required to follow a set plan each day within time boundaries and then repeat this route in reverse order in the afternoon. In addition, the College will also be appointing a preferred provider for ad-hoc trips which will be required throughout the academic calendar. Operators are able to bid for 1 or more of the lots on offer. The tender will be operated on a Most Economically Advantageous Tender basis.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000, 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

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:

Bury College will provide a contract document that will form the formal legal basis of the appointment.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 3
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

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

Starting 1.9.2015. Completion 31.8.2016

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Bolton North 1

1)Short description

This route will encompass 7 stops, inclusive of the College, within the north of Bolton area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 1 vehicle with a minimum seating capacity of 53 seats in the morning and afternoon.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Bolton North 2

1)Short description

This route encompasses 13 stops, including the College, within the north or Bolton area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000, 60170000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 1 vehicle with a minimum seating capacity of 70 seats on the morning route and 53 in the afternoon.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Bolton South 1

1)Short description

This route encompasses 10 stops, including the College, within the south of Bolton area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 2 vehicles with a combined minimum seating capacity of 140 seats in the morning and 70 seats in the afternoon.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4Lot title: Bolton South 2

1)Short description

This route encompasses 11 stops, including the College, within the south of Bolton area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60180000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 1 vehicle with a minimum seating capacity of 70 seats in the morning and 39 seats in the afternoon.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5Lot title: Bury North

1)Short description

This route encompasses 6 stops, including the College, within the north of Bury area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 1 vehicle with a minimum seating capacity of 53 seats in the morning and afternoon.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6Lot title: Middleton / Heywood

1)Short description

This route encompasses 10 stops, including the College, within the Middleton / Heywood area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 2 vehicles with a combined seating capacity of 119 in the morning. In the afternoon the seating capacity is 70.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7Lot title: Moston

1)Short description

This route encompasses 6 stops, including the College, within the Moston area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 1 vehicle with a minimum seating capacity of 49 seats in the morning and afternoon.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8Lot title: North Manchester

1)Short description

This route encompasses 11 stops, including the College, within the north Manchester area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 1 vehicles with a minimum seating capacity of 53 seats in the morning and afternoon.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 9Lot title: Littleborough

1)Short description

This route encompasses 9 stops, including the College, between Littleborough and the College.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 1 vehicle with a minimum seating capacity of 70 seats in the morning and afternoon.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 10Lot title: Rochdale via Rawtenstall (Route A)

1)Short description

This route is 1 of 2 which operates between Rochdale and the College. The route has 16 stops including the College.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 1 vehicle with a minimum seating capacity of 49 seats in the morning and afternoon.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 11Lot title: Rochdale via Rawtenstall (Route B)

1)Short description

This route is 1 of 2 which operate between Rochdale and the College. The route has 16 stops including the College.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 1 vehicle with a minimum seating capacity of 49 seats.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 12Lot title: Rochdale

1)Short description

This route encompasses 15 stops, including the College, between Rochdale and the College.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

This route requires 2 vehicles with a combined seating capacity of 110 seats in both the morning and afternoon.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 13Lot title: Ad-hoc Sports and Education Visits

1)Short description

This lot is for a preferred supplier for a range of trips throughout the academic year. Firm details cannot be provided as demand for trips varies from year to year.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60180000, 60000000

3)Quantity or scope

The quantity or scope of the requirement for this lot is not available as the needs will be determined on a ad-hoc basis on demand.
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:

The right is reserved to require a guarantee bond to secure any risk exposure of early termination of any local authority pension scheme admitted body status agreement entered into.
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:

Where a consortium or other grouping of suppliers submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Contracting Authority on all matters relating to the Contract. All consortium members or grouping will be required to be jointly and severally liable in respect of the obligations and liabilities relating to the Contract.

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: In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of enrollment on professional or trade registers and details on whether bankruptcy, convictions of professional misconduct, non payment relating to social security contributions or taxes applies to the economic operator. Economic operators may be excluded from participation if any of these circumstances applies. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of turnover, profit and capital and reserves for previous 3 years. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum Turnover will be 2 times the estimates value for each lot where an expression of interest has been made. Minimum Insurance Levels: 5 000 000 GBP PL & EL.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process evidence of business quality standards, accreditations, and relevant experience. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CA2868

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

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

22.5.2015 – 13:00
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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

7.4.2015

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