Tender for School Taxi Service (Dwyfor Area) 2013

Tender for School Taxi Service (Dwyfor Area) 2013

Gwynedd Council is underating this tender exercise to facilitate school taxi services to be provided around the Dwyfor Area of Gwynedd. Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.

UK-Caernarfon: Taxi services

2012/S 243-399807

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Gwynedd Council
Education Unit, Council Offices, Shire Hall Street
Contact point(s): Transport Unit
For the attention of: Rhian Williams
LL55 1SH Caernarfon
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: RhianWynWilliams@gwynedd.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
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:
Tender for School Taxi Service (Dwyfor Area) 2013.
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: Various school taxi routes for Dwyfor Schools.
NUTS code UKL12
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)
Gwynedd Council is underating this tender exercise to facilitate school taxi services to be provided around the Dwyfor Area of Gwynedd. Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60112000, 60170000, 60171000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: Contract Period is 3 years (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:
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
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see Tender documentation for Technical Capacity questions.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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
Lowest price
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Although it is envisaged that an electronic auction will take place there is the possibility that certain individual lots may not be selected for electronic auction.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
30594.
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
28.1.2013 – 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.
Other: Welsh
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
Suppliers instructions how to express interest in this tender.
1. Register your company on the etenderwales portal (this is only required once).
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— Click the “Click here to register” link;
— Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”;
— Enter your correct business and user details;
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete;
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an interest in the tender.
— Login to the portal with the username/password;
— Click the “Open Access PQQs” link (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires open to any registered supplier);
— Click on the relevant PQQ to access the content;
— Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page;
— This will move the PQQ into your “My PQQs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only);
— Click on the PQQ code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box.
3. Responding to the tender.
— You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting);
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification;
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ;
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available);
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 – 18:00) on:
— e-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Phone: +44 8003684850 / Fax: +44 2070800480
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 33041.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:13.12.2012

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