Tender for Dedicated Courier Service

Tender for Dedicated Courier Service

Dedicated courier service initially for Devon and Cornwall and Dorset Police Forces. Requirement is for Court files, Force postal courier service.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Courier services

2015/S 220-401246

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Chief Constable for Devon and Cornwall Police
N/A
Police Headquarters, Middlemoor
For the attention of: Gemma Hawkins
EX2 7HQ Exeter
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1392452953
E-mail: gemma.hawkins@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/your-right-to-information

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/30310

Electronic access to information: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13850&B=BLUELIGHT

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13850&B=BLUELIGHT

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

Public order and safety

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Dorset Police
Police HQ
DT2 8DZ Winfrith

Gloucestershire Police
Police HQ
GL2 2AN Quedgeley

Wiltshire Police
London Road
SN10 2DN Devizies

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service
The Knowle, Clyst St George
EX3 0NW Exeter

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Abbey Court, Eagle Way
EX2 7HY Exeter

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Dedicated Courier Service.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Devon and Cornwall and Dorset initially but with the potential to include Wiltshire and Gloucestershire during the contract period as well as Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue and South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.

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)

Dedicated courier service initially for Devon and Cornwall and Dorset Police Forces. Requirement is for Court files, Force postal courier service, DNA, Forensic Samples/Exhibits and other items from Stores and Engineering Workshops.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64120000, 64100000

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:

A dedicated courier service initially for Devon and Cornwall and Dorset Police Forces initially. The requirement is for the delivery and collection of Court files, Force postal courier, DNA/Forensic samples and exhibits and items from Central Stores and Engineering Workshops.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 60 (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:

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

As per the tender documents.
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

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 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:

119T

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: 17.12.2015 – 11:30
Payable documents: no

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

17.12.2015 – 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: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)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

Tender documents will be available to download from www.bluelight.gov.uk

Please note that the contract will initially only be for Devon and Cornwall and Dorset Police initially. The scope may increase to include Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Police Forces as well as Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service and South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust in the contract period.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court of England and Wales

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:

10.11.2015

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