Supply of Airport ‘Landside’ Buses

Supply of Airport ‘Landside’ Buses

Birmingham Airport is seeking to procure a number of specially fitted out buses to transport passengers between car parking locations and the Airport’s terminal building. The buses are to have a limited number of seats with the capability of accommodating suitcases and other items of luggage.

UK-Birmingham: Low-floor buses

2012/S 241-396831

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Birmingham Airport
Purchasing Department, 4th Floor, Diamond House
Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Further information can be obtained from: Birmingham Airport
Internet address: http://www.birminghamairport.co.uk/landsidebuses

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Birmingham Airport
Internet address: http://www.birminghamairport.co.uk/landsidebuses

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Birmingham Airport
E-mail: purchasing@birminghamairport.co.uk

I.2)Main activity
Airport-related activities
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:
Supply of Airport ‘Landside’ Buses.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
A combination of these
NUTS code UKG31
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):
Birmingham Airport is seeking to procure a number of specially fitted out buses to transport passengers between car parking locations and the Airport’s terminal building. The buses are to have a limited number of seats with the capability of accommodating suitcases and other items of luggage.
The exact number of buses to be procured is currently unknown, but it is highly likely to be between 2 and 5. The Airport will also look at a number of options for the acquisition of the buses including outright purchase, lease and rental.
The vehicles must be delivered ready for operational duty by no later than 15.10.2013.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34121400

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
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:
The Airport will procure between 2 and 5 buses. The exact number is unknown at this time.
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
See tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
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 support of the requirements of Article 45 and 46 of the Directive 2004/18EC which are contained in Regulation 26 of the Utilities Contract Regulations 2006 conviction for criminal offences in the course of business (corruption, conspiracy, bribery, fraud and money laundering) will disqualify individuals from further participation in the procurement process.
Those organsiations which are in administration, bankrupt, being wound up or which have not paid taxes or contributions to social security will also be disqualified from further participation in the procurement process.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See pre-qualification questionnaire.
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
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 14.1.2013 – 10:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
14.1.2013 – 10:00
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

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:
Birmingham Airport will not be liable for expenses and costs incurred by organisations in respect of the preparation and submission of expressions of interest and tender documentation.
Birmingham Airport reserves the right to modify or cancel this procurement exercise at any time. In such an event Birmingham Airport will not be liable for expenses and costs incurred by suppliers in respect of the preparation and submission of expressions of interest and tender bids.
Pre-qualification questionnaires are to be accessed at:
http://www.birminghamairport.co.uk/landsidebusesExpressions of interest are to submitted by e-mail to : purchasing@birminghamairport.co.uk
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:
11.12.2012

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