Tender for DVLA Personalised Registration Auction Services 2019

Tender for DVLA Personalised Registration Auction Services 2019

DVLA intends appointing an auction company to act, as its’ sole agent to offer for sale by way of public auction, both at physical events and online.

United Kingdom-Swansea: Auction services

2019/S 005-006936

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

DVLA
Longview Road, Morriston
Swansea
SA6 7JL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Bethan Foster-Jones
Telephone: +44 1792788424
E-mail: bethan.foster-jones@dvla.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://dft.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2SU8Z448NG
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Central Government

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

DVLA Personalised Registration Auction Services

Reference number: PS/18/10

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79342400

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

In 1989, DVLA commenced sales of personalised vehicle registration numbers (also known as marks) to capitalise on the motoring public’s demand for previously un-issued registrations. Sales of these Government assets are regarded as an important source of revenue for the exchequer and to date the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) currently sells registrations through 3 distinct and separate selling routes: Online “Buy Now”, Physical Auction and Online Timed Auction. DVLA intends appointing an auction company to act, as its’ sole agent to offer for sale by way of public auction, both at physical events and online.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As in Section II.1.4).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of the contract will initially be 3 years with the option to extend up to a further year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 162-370450

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 07/02/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/02/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

DVLA Swansea

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://dft.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Swansea:-Auction-services./2SU8Z448NG

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://dft.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2SU8Z448NG

GO Reference: GO-201913-PRO-13817777

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

DfT
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/01/2019

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