Taxi Service for East London NHS Foundation Trust

Taxi Service for East London NHS Foundation Trust

East London NHS Foundation Trust requires an organisation to provide a comprehensive cost and time efficient taxi service with an effective booking process to ensure a prompt and professional taxi service primarily within the mental and community health services.

United Kingdom-London: Taxi services

2014/S 165-295135

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

East London NHS Foundation Trust
Headquarters, 9 Alie Street
For the attention of: Krunal Sharma
E1 8DE London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2076554202
E-mail: krunal.sharma@eastlondon.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/39

Electronic access to information: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=9507&B=NHSSBS

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=9507&B=NHSSBS

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: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Health

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:

Taxi Service for East London NHS Foundation Trust.

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

Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Locations throughout East London and any other areas within the Trust remit.

NUTS code UK

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)

East London NHS Foundation Trust requires an organisation to provide a comprehensive cost and time efficient taxi service with an effective booking process to ensure a prompt and professional taxi service primarily within the mental and community health services. The provided service will be for 36-months with the option to extending by a period of 12-months, subject to a contract review.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000

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

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

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:

The contract will be placed for an initial period of 36-months with the option to extend the contract by a period of 12-months, subject to a contract review. The value may decrease as the trust is evaluating its transport requirements.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 880 000 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

Duration in months: 048 (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:

None proposed at this time.

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

As per final framework conditions.
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: This procurement exercise will be conducted on the EU supply eTendering portal at: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

Candidates wishing to be considered for this agreement must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement specific information through this portal.
To register interest:

1) Go to ‘Current Tender Opportunities’ from the eTendering portal login page: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

2) Find the tender listed and click on the title. This will take you to the letter of invitation.
3) If you are not a registered user of EU Supply follow the ‘On-line registration’ link otherwise follow the ‘Login’ link and enter user-name and password.
4) Once logged in ‘Accept’ the invitation to register your interest in the opportunity. You will then be taken direct to the tender response screen.
5) Go to the ‘Access Documents’ folder on the response screen to view and download tender documentation.

Further guidance on how to access and respond to the opportunity is available in the ‘Quick Guide for Suppliers’ which is available for downloading from the main portal login page: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com (follow link: ‘Quick Guide for Suppliers’).

For any support in submitting your response please contact EU Supply Help-desk at support@eu-supply.com (Tel.: +44 8008402050) quoting the tender ID number.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be detailed in the PQQ documentation and guidance.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
To be detailed in the PQQ documentation and guidance.
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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 6
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:

ELFT/TENDER/14/327

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: 1.10.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

1.10.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

20.10.2014

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
IV.3.8)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

To receive more information about this tender, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest to this tender on the following site: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=5357&B=NHSSBS

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Board of East London NHS Foundation Trust
9 Alie Street
E1 8DE London
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

27.8.2014

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