Vehicle Conversion Tender

Vehicle Conversion Tender

Conversion of cars, light vans and light 4 x 4 based emergency response vehicles.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Ambulance conversion services

2015/S 059-104066

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Scottish Ambulance Service
National Headquarters, Gyle Square, South Gyle Crescent
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Stuart Paterson
EH12 9EB Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1313140089

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.scottishambulance.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00393

Electronic access to information: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: NHS

I.3)Main activity

Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Central Scotland Fire and Rescue Service

Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service

Fife Fire and Rescue Service

Grampian Fire and Rescue Service

Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service

Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service

Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service

Tayside Fire and Rescue Service

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Vehicle Conversion Tender.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Locations throughout Scotland.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Conversion of cars, light vans and light 4 x 4 based emergency response vehicles.
Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 3731 under PQQs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the drop-down. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the PQQ it will move to your My PQQs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50117200, 34114121

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Approximately 130 vehicle conversions over the course of a 2 year contract.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend contract by up to a maximum of 24 months if satisfactory pricing and performance are achieved.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Specialist Marked Response Vehicles

1)Short description

Conversion of base vehicle with emergency warning systems, livery, equipment storage systems and auxiliary charging systems.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34114121, 50117200

3)Quantity or scope

Approximately 40 over the course of the contract.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Marked Response Vehicles

1)Short description

Conversion of base vehicles with emergency warning systems and livery.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34114121, 50117200

3)Quantity or scope

Approximately 40 over the course of the contract.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Covert Vehicles

1)Short description

Conversion of Base Vehicle with emergency warning systems.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50117200, 34114121

3)Quantity or scope

Approximately 50 over the course of the contract.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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:

Delivery Payment.
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: As per pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per pre-qualification questionnaire.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Technical merit. Weighting 40

2. Price. Weighting 25

3. After sales services. Weighting 25

4. Delivery model. Weighting 10

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 10.4.2015

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.4.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

20.4.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
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

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: March 2017 unless option to extend contract has been taken.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref: 341387).
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:

20.3.2015

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