Travel Management Contract – University of Plymouth

Travel Management Contract – University of Plymouth

The University is looking for a sole provider for all business travel services.

United Kingdom-Plymouth: Travel management services

2019/S 150-370136

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The University of Plymouth
Drake Circus
Plymouth
PL4 8AA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 1752582057
E-mail: procurement@plymouth.ac.uk
NUTS code: 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: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni
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

Reference number: MT/UoP/TravelManagementCompany/034/019

II.1.2)Main CPV code

63516000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University is looking for a sole provider for all business travel services. Currently student and staff travel is under a split agreement however this could be brought into scope over the life of this contract. The University employs just under 3 000 staff across multiple departments that include academic and support services. Travel spend is via our current Travel Management Company (TMC) and Government Procurement Card (GPC), combined in the previous financial year (2017/2018) this spend was around 2 200 000 GBP. The majority of staff travel is booked via our existing TMC, however there are some spend leakages which result in employees booking their travel needs via GPC. In addition to this there is a level of self-booking and booking on behalf of colleagues i.e. PA’s and support staff and there are currently around 2 000 bookers set up with the current TMC.

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
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University is looking for a sole provider for all business travel services. Currently student and staff travel is under a split agreement however this could be brought into scope over the life of this contract. The University employs just under 3 000 staff across multiple departments that include academic and support services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 500 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 21/10/2019
End: 21/10/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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:

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:

Please refer to tender documents.

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

Restricted 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

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

Date: 06/09/2019
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Plymouth
Plymouth
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Applications to High Court in line with Public Contract Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/08/2019

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