Tender for VIP Chauffeur Services

Tender for VIP Chauffeur Services

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has a requirement for the provision of high quality VIP chauffeur services for official visitors to the United Kingdom.

United Kingdom-London: Motion picture and video production services

2019/S 097-235144

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
King Charles Street
London
SW1A 2AH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Chris Lilley
E-mail: chris.lilley@fco.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: www.gov.uk/fco

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: www.gov.uk/fco
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

The Provision Of Protocol Visits Team and VIP Transport Contract

II.1.2)Main CPV code

92111000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority “Foreign and Commonwealth Office,” has a requirement for the provision of high quality VIP chauffeur services for official visitors to the United Kingdom. The requirement will primarily originate within the London (M25) area, however may include visits and meetings around UK regions. The service required includes the booking/reservation of individual requirements and the provision of both vehicles and drivers.

The VIP Chauffeur service provided by the successful supplier will be provided to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Protocol Directorate, as well as any other FCO Department with a business need for VIP Chauffeur services. Additionally, the service will be provided for FCO Services (FCOS) – a trading fund of the FCO, which provides support and technical services across Government.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority “Foreign and Commonwealth Office,” has a requirement for the provision of high quality VIP Chauffeur services for Official Visitors to the United Kingdom. The requirement will primarily originate within the London (M25) area, however may include visits and meetings around UK regions. The service required includes the booking/reservation of individual requirements and the provision of both vehicles and drivers.

The VIP Chauffeur service provided by the successful supplier will be provided to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Protocol Directorate, as well as any other FCO Department with a business need for VIP Chauffeur services. Additionally, the service will be provided for FCO Services (FCOS) – a trading fund of the FCO, which provides support and technical services across Government.

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: no

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

An electronic auction will be used

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

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

Date: 21/06/2019
Local time: 17:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24/06/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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:

17/05/2019

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