Taxis Services Cardiff University

Taxis Services Cardiff University

Cardiff University wishes to appoint a provider of taxi services, primarily for local journeys, often between campuses.

UK-Cardiff: taxi services

2012/S 69-114599

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cardiff University Purchasing Section
Purchasing Section, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road
For the attention of: Linda Burge
CF24 0DE Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2920879648
E-mail: buyline@cardiff.ac.uk
Fax: +44 2920874789

Further information can be obtained from: Cardiff University Purchasing Section
Purchasing Section, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road
For the attention of: Linda Burge
CF24 0DE Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2920879648
E-mail: buyline@cardiff.ac.uk
Fax: +44 2920874789
Internet address: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/purch/

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
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 Services.
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: Cardiff.
NUTS code UKL22

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)

Cardiff University wishes to appoint a provider of taxi services, primarily for local journeys, often between campuses. To a lesser extent there is a requirement for longer journeys, mainly to airports.
This tender is therefore divided into two Lots.
Lot 1 – general taxi services (metered).
Lot 2 – set fares, longer journeys, often with multiple passengers.
Further information is available in the ITT available within the Current Tenders section of: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/

Registration on the system is free and all the associated documentation can be downloaded FOC.
Community Benefits apply to this contract, Further details:

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60170000, 60171000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

Cardiff University wishes to appoint a provider of taxi services, primarily for local journeys, often between campuses. To a lesser extent there is a requirement for longer journeys, mainly to airports.
This tender is therefore divided into two Lots.
Lot 1 – general taxi services (metered).
Lot 2 – set fares, longer journeys, often with multiple passengers.
Further information is available in the ITT available within the Current Tenders section of: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/

Registration on the system is free and all the associated documentation can be downloaded FOC.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.8.2012. Completion 31.7.2015

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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:

Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: (a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, whose affairs are being administered by the courts, who has entered into an arrangement with creditors or who is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding-up or administration by the courts or for an arrangement with creditors or is the subject of any other similar proceeding under national laws or regulations;
(c) has been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can justify;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under the provisions of the Directive on the criteria for qualitative selection.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (b) balance sheets or extracts of balance sheets;
(c) statement of turnover for a maximum of the last 3 years.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in ITT.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Quality of safety and service. Weighting 50 %

2. Competitiveness of proposal. Weighting 40 %

3. Post copntract support. Weighting 10 %

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction:
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CU068/LB0312
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

18.5.2012 – 12:00
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 tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised University personnel.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: March 2016.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s):
VI.3)Additional information

Buy4Wales Reference Number: 29736.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Cardiff University will incorporate a standstill period at the point 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 for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:5.4.2012