Supply and Delivery of Seven Type B Water Tenders

Supply and Delivery of Seven Type B Water Tenders

The Authority is seeking a Company to supply and deliver seven Type B Water Tenders with a preferred delivery date of the 29.2.2016 and an option (at the sole discretion of the Authority) to purchase a further seven vehicles.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Firefighting vehicles

2014/S 247-435751

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority
99 Vauxhall Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
B7 4HW Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1213806166
E-mail: procurement@wmfs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.wmfs.net

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: West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority
99 Vauxhall Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
B7 4HW Birmingham
Internet address: http://www.wmfs.net/content/future-contract-opportunities-0

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority
99 Vauxhall Road
Contact point(s): People Support
B7 4HW Birmingham

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety

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:

Supply and Delivery of Seven Type B Water Tenders (Pump Rescue Ladders) and Associated Equipment.

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKG3

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)

The Authority is seeking a Company to supply and deliver seven Type B Water Tenders with a preferred delivery date of the 29.2.2016 and an option (at the sole discretion of the Authority) to purchase a further seven vehicles. Vehicles are based on a conventional 4 x 2 commercial vehicle and requires a gross carrying capacity of 16 000 kg in order to carry the required equipment and personnel.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34144210, 34144212

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: no

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:

In line with the West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority vehicle replacement program we have a requirement to procure Type B Water Tenders for the financial period 2015-2016.
We are therefore seeking a company to supply and deliver seven pump rescue ladders by The Authority’s preferred date of the 29.2.2016 with an option (subject to the sole discretion of the Authority) to procure a further seven vehicles in financial year 2016-17.
The PRL’s are based on a conventional 4 X 2 commercial vehicle; the vehicle requires a gross carrying capacity of 16 000 kg in order to carry the required equipment and personnel.
Economic Operators must have three years experience in this field and be able to demonstrate its technical competence and compliance to the specification.
Economic Operators should also have or be prepared to obtain 5 m GBP public and products liability, 5 m GBP employer’s liability and 2 m GBP defective workmanship insurance cover and be able to prove financial stability. They must adhere to health and safety regulations and have a quality control system in place.
It is anticipated that the contract value for the seven PRL’s will be in the region of 1 700 000 GBP (3 400 GBP if the option is taken) Contract award is expected to be mid March 2015 (subject to contract) with a preferred delivery date of 29.2.2016 for the initial supply.
Economic Operators who meet all of the mandatory requirements at selection stage will be carried forward to award stage, scoring criteria can be found within the tender documentation.
If you would like to be considered for this contract, please download the relevant documentation below from the West Midlands Fire Service website.

http://www.wmfs.net/Your_Fire_Service/Procurement/Future+Contract+Opportunities/

Closing date for completed applications: 16:00 noon on 5.2.2015. Any applications that arrive after the specified time and date will be returned.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 400 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 1.4.2015. Completion 29.2.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Refer to tender documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Contained 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:

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: Contained within the tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Contained within the tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Contained 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

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:

C001868

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 29.1.2015 – 16:00
Payable documents: no

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

5.2.2015 – 16:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 6.2.2015 – 10:00

Place:

Fire Service Headquarters.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Administration Officer and Finance and Procurement representatives.

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:

18.12.2014

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