Supply of Hand Arm Vibration Monitors

Supply of Hand Arm Vibration Monitors

Network Rail wishes to purchase Hand Arm Vibration Monitors which will measure and record the vibration and exposure levels experienced by its employees.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Vibration analysers

2015/S 126-231122

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
Quadrant: MK, Elder Gate
For the attention of: Rachel Nottage
MK9 1EN Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: rachel.nottage@networkrail.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.networkrail.co.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

Railway 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:

Supply of Hand Arm Vibration Monitors.

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: UK.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 6

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

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 0 and 3 020 000 GBP

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

Network Rail wishes to purchase Hand Arm Vibration Monitors which will measure and record the vibration and exposure levels experienced by its employees.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38434400, 42600000

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: 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:

This procurement activity will result in a single supplier framework agreement for the supply of Hand Arm Vibration Monitors to Network Rail.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The duration of the contract will be for 5 years with the option to extend for a further 1 year.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

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

Duration in months: 72 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Applicants will be advised if this is necessary during the procurement. Parent Company and/or other guarantees of performance and financial liability may be requested by Network Rail.

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

Payments shall be made in accordance with the conditions of the framework agreement specified in the tender documents, which in turn will reflect Network Rail’s usual payment terms for this type of framework agreement.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Applicants are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire once they have registered their interest in tendering for the framework agreement.

To register your interest please email rachel.nottage@networkrail.co.uk by the deadline of 16:00 on Thursday 30.7.2015.

Please note that the pre-qualification questionnaire will be issued on Friday 31.7.2015 to all Applicants who have expressed their interest. Please submit the completed pre-qualification questionnaire to rachel.nottage@networkrail.co.uk by 16:00 on Friday 14.8.2015.

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: Applicants are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire once they have registered their interest in tendering for the framework agreement.

To register your interest please email rachel.nottage@networkrail.co.uk by the deadline of 16:00 on Thursday 30.7.2015.

Please note that the pre-qualification questionnaire will be issued on Friday 31.7.2015 to all Applicants who have expressed their interest. Please submit the completed pre-qualification questionnaire to rachel.nottage@networkrail.co.uk by 16:00 on Friday 14.8.2015.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire once they have registered their interest in tendering for the framework agreement.

To register your interest please email rachel.nottage@networkrail.co.uk by the deadline of 16:00 on Thursday 30.7.2015.

Please note that the pre-qualification questionnaire will be issued on Friday 31.7.2015 to all Applicants who have expressed their interest. Please submit the completed pre-qualification questionnaire to rachel.nottage@networkrail.co.uk by 16:00 on Friday 14.8.2015.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire once they have registered their interest in tendering for the framework agreement.

To register your interest please email rachel.nottage@networkrail.co.uk by the deadline of 16:00 on Thursday 30.7.2015.

Please note that the pre-qualification questionnaire will be issued on Friday 31.7.2015 to all Applicants who have expressed their interest. Please submit the completed pre-qualification questionnaire to rachel.nottage@networkrail.co.uk by 16:00 on Friday 14.8.2015.

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

30.7.2015 – 16:00
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

Please see the item under section VI.4.2 below

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Network Rail will incorporate a standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract is communicated to Tenderers.
That notification will provide full information on the award decision.
The standstill period, which will be a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful Tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Utilities Contract Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29.6.2015

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