Travel Management Company Contract – Middlesbrough

Travel Management Company Contract – Middlesbrough

This tender covers the provision of a managed travel service.

United Kingdom-Middlesbrough: Travel management services

2018/S 075-167136

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Teesside University
Borough Road
Middlesbrough
TS1 3BA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 1642342166
E-mail: tenders@tees.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKC1
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.tees.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.tees.ac.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Middlesbrough:-Travel-management-services./SR26FYHG87
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/SR26FYHG87
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Travel Management Company (TMC)

Reference number: 17.83

II.1.2)Main CPV code

63516000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this procurement procedure is to conclude a contract with a Travel Management Company (TMC) who is able to offer a fully managed travel service as detailed in tender document.

Contract duration of 24 months with an option to extend a further 3 x 12 months periods.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 750 000.00 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: UKC1
Main site or place of performance:

Tees Valley and Durham.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender covers the provision of a managed travel service for the purpose of booking all rail and air travel tickets, all hotel accommodation and international car hire.

The TMC will be expected to reserve and issue tickets for all air, rail, sea and road travel, as requested, at the best possible price (combining the most direct and least expensive routes to achieve cost effectiveness).

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

Value excluding VAT: 3 750 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

3 X 12 Month options to extend

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

List and brief description of conditions:

See tender / procurement documents.

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

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: no
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: 21/05/2018
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/05/2018
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:

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://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Middlesbrough:-Travel-management-services./SR26FYHG87

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/respond/SR26FYHG87

GO Reference: GO-2018416-PRO-12240318.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Teesside University
Borough Road
Middlesbrough
TS1 3BA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 16423845017
E-mail: tenders@tees.ac.ukInternet address:www.tees.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Teesside University
Borough Road
Middlesbrough
TS1 3BA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 16423845017
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:

16/04/2018

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