Supply Decision Making Software

Supply Decision Making Software

Yorkshire Water is presenting an opportunity to the market place to help create the next generation, world leading, asset management thinking and supporting systems.

United Kingdom-Bradford: Industry specific software package

2015/S 149-276318

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Yorkshire Water Services
PO Box 500
For the attention of: James Carr
BD6 2LZ Bradford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7790617657
E-mail: james.carr@yorkshirewater.co.uk

Further information 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

Water

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:

A Decision Making Framework for Yorkshire Water.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bradford.

NUTS code UKE41

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

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 2

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 10

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 3 000 000 and 7 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

Yorkshire Water is presenting an opportunity to the market place to help create the next generation, world leading, asset management thinking and supporting systems. We are looking to procure both a software solution and consultancy services for its implementation. The solution will enable forward looking performance based expenditure (and opportunity) decisions. These decisions will be grounded on good information and in the context of the consequences of their impact on our ability to enhance our effective and efficient service delivery to customers, whilst ensuring alignment to international best practice.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48100000, 71800000, 48000000, 48462000, 48460000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Information about 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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Yorkshire Water is presenting an opportunity to the market place to help create the next generation, world leading, asset management thinking and supporting systems. We are looking to procure both a software solution and consultancy services for its implementation. The solution will enable forward looking performance based expenditure (and opportunity) decisions. These decisions will be grounded on good information and in the context of the consequences of their impact on our ability to enhance our effective and efficient service delivery to customers, whilst ensuring alignment to international best practice.
The requirements will be split into two lots: software solution and consultancy services.
The software solution must have:
— an intuitive and efficient user interface to include data entry, verification and augmentation
— the capability to create and model input variables from data, host externally created models and include version control
— functionality to utilise models to carry out performance and cost forecasting across the Wholesale and Household Retail asset base
— capability to solve optimisation problems that feature multiple constraints (e.g. time, cost, service)
— capability to select different objective functions for the optimisation process (e.g. maximise net benefit or least whole life cost)
— the ability to interact with SAP and other external datasets
— state of the art reporting and visualisation.
The associated consultancy services will provide:
— technical implementation of the next generation asset management process
— data cleansing and augmentation of large datasets
— model development to enable performance and cost forecasting
— communicating and embedding business change within the organisation
— building a training package for colleagues on risk and asset management principles and their application, leading to accreditation of employees engaging with the process.
Bidding entities are encouraged to tender for either or both lots. Consortia bids are acceptable where complimentary skillsets would benefit the project.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 3 000 000 and 7 000 000 GBP

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:
Range: between 1 and 5
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: Information to be provided in the PQQ.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information to be provided in the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information to be provided in the PQQ.
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
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:

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.8.2015 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.7)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
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31.7.2015

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