Supply of Light Commercial Vehicles
Thames Water’s Fleet Services Department have identified a need to provide some staff with Light Commercial Vehicles that have automatic transmission, rather than manual transmission on the grounds of health and welfare.
United Kingdom-Reading: Motor vehicles
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Thames Water Utilities Limited
Procurement Support Centre — 3rd Floor East, C/O Mail Room, Rose Kiln Court
RG2 0BY Reading
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.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Whole of Thames Water region.
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
This a sourcing exercise to purchase a range of vehicles. The estimated quantity of vehicles required is between 20-35. All of these vehicles are to be supplied with automatic transmission.
As an indicator of our requirements, the mix of vehicles will consist of those that are of the same or equivalent specification as the following;
Car Derived Van (e.g. Fiesta Van); Gross Payload: 505 kg, Engine: 1.5 L
Small Van (e.g. Transit Connect); Gross Payload: L1 H1 825 kg; Gross Payload: L2 H1 1003 kg; Engine: 1.6 L
Medium Van (e.g. Transit Custom); Gross Payload: L1 H1 1 254 kg; Gross Payload: L1 H2 1173 kg; Gross Payload: L2 H1 1201 kg; Engine: 2.2 L
Various supply models will be explored during the tender process as the overall objective is to find the most cost effective and efficient vehicle supply end-to-end process, taking into account Thames Water’s operational needs and geographical spread (from Greater London and M4 corridor).
It is expected that agreement with selected manufacturer(s) will incorporate all services which may have to be provided by the manufacturer’s dealership(s) if the involvement of a dealer is required.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: Any agreement awarded would be for a procurement to fulfil Thames Water’s requirements.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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:
Description of particular conditions: Specified in the Invitation to Negotiate.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
All suppliers who wish to respond to this OJEU notice must request a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) by firstname.lastname@example.org providing the following details:
— Company Name,
— 2 x Contact Name,
— 2 x Contact Email,
— 2 x Contact Telephone.
Project being applied for (please state the title used in section II.1.1 of this notice).
Thames Water’s Procurement Support Centre will then send you an email (to the email address provided by you) setting out login details for Thames Water’s e-Sourcing system (Smartsource).
To view the PQQ surveys you will need to login to Thames Water’s e-Sourcing system (Smartsource). Should you wish to submit a response(s), you must complete and submit it on Thames Water’s e-Sourcing system by the date and time stated in the PQQ.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
The Utilities Contracts Regulations (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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: