Vehicle Hire Services Tender for Network Rail

Vehicle Hire Services Tender for Network Rail

Lot 1 Cars (Incl. MPV up to 7 seats); Lot 2 Vans (up to 3.5 t); Lot 3 OthersUnited Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Motor vehicles.

2016/S 016-024745

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
The Quadrant MK, Elder Gate
For the attention of: Iain Puddephatt
MK9 1EN Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7710939274
E-mail: iain.puddephatt@networkrail.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.networkrail.co.uk

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Railway services

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Vehicle Hire Services.

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: GB — Great Britain.

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

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

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 35 000 000 and 72 000 000 GBP

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

Network Rail will be issuing tender documentation for the supply of Vehicle Hire Services for the whole of Network Rail.
The tender is split in to 4 lots consisting of:
Lot 1 Cars (Incl. MPV up to 7 seats);
Lot 2 Vans (up to 3.5 t);
Lot 3 Others (Van above 3.5 t, specialist vehicles, 4 x 4, Minibuses — 8 seat plus).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34100000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Information about 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:

The supply of Vehicle Hire Services for the whole of Network Rail.
The tender is split in to four lots consisting of:
Lot 1 Cars (Incl. MPV up to 7 seats);
Lot 2 Vans (up to 3.5 t);
Lot 3 Others (Van above 3.5 t, specialist vehicles, 4 x 4, Minibuses — 8 seat plus).
The contract length is 3 years with an option to extend yearly thereafter for up to a maximum further 3 years (6 years in total).

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 1.11.2016 Completion 31.10.2019

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Cars (Incl MPV up to 7 seats)

1)Short description:

The supply of Vehicle Hire Services for the whole of Network Rail for vehicles described under Lot 1.
Lot 1 consists of:
Cars (Incl. MPV up to 7 seats);
The contract length is 3 years with an option to extend yearly thereafter for up to a maximum further 3 years (6 years in total).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34100000

3)Quantity or scope:

The supply of Vehicle Hire Services for the whole of Network Rail for vehicles described under Lot 1.
Lot 1 consists of:
Cars (Incl. MPV up to 7 seats);
The contract length is 3 years with an option to extend yearly thereafter for up to a maximum further 3 years (6 years in total).
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 6 000 000 and 14 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.11.2016 Completion 31.10.2019

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Vans (up to 3.5 t)

1)Short description:

The supply of Vehicle Hire Services for the whole of Network Rail for the vehicles described under Lot 2.
Lot 2 consists of:
Vans (up to 3.5 t);
The contract length is 3 years with an option to extend yearly thereafter for up to a maximum further 3 years (6 years in total).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34100000

3)Quantity or scope:

The supply of Vehicle Hire Services for the whole of Network Rail for the vehicles described under Lot 2.
Lot 2 consists of:
Vans (up to 3.5 t);
The contract length is 3 years with an option to extend yearly thereafter for up to a maximum further 3 years (6 years in total).
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 6 000 000 and 14 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.11.2016 Completion 31.10.2019

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lot 3 (Others — Van above 3.5 t, specialist vehicles, 4 x 4, Minibuses — 8 seat plus)

1)Short description:

The supply of Vehicle Hire Services for the whole of Network Rail for vehicles described under Lot 3.
Lot 3 consists of:
Others (Van above 3.5 t, specialist vehicles, 4 x 4, Minibuses — 8 seat plus);
The contract length is 3 years with an option to extend yearly thereafter for up to a maximum further 3 years (6 years in total).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34100000

3)Quantity or scope:

The supply of Vehicle Hire Services for the whole of Network Rail for vehicles described under Lot 3.
Lot 3 consists of:
Others (Van above 3.5 t, specialist vehicles, 4 x 4, Minibuses — 8 seat plus);
The contract length is 3 years with an option to extend yearly thereafter for up to a maximum further 3 years (6 years in total).
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 22 000 000 and 44 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.11.2016 Completion 31.10.2019

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:

Payments shall be made in accordance with the conditions of the contract specified in the tender document which in turn reflect Network Rail’s usual payment terms for this type of condition.
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: yes
Description of particular conditions: Details will be provided within the Tender documentation.
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: Applicants are required to confirm their interest of participation in the tender by 12:00 on 29.2.2016.
Tenderers that have confirmed their interest will be invited to attend Supplier Workshops at the Network Rail offices at the Quadrant Milton Keynes.
The workshops will take place over 3 days (2nd, 3rd and 4th March) — confirmation of which date will be confirmed by mid-February.
The pre-qualification questionnaires will be issued automatically in March to those that attend the workshops.
The PQQ documents will confirm the date and time for submission of completed documents.

To register your interest, please email: iain.puddephatt@networkrail.co.uk

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are required to confirm their interest of participation in the tender by 12:00 on 29.2.2016.
Tenderers that have confirmed their interest will be invited to attend Supplier Workshops at the Network Rail offices at the Quadrant Milton Keynes.
The workshops will take place over 3 days (2nd, 3rd and 4th March) — confirmation of which date will be confirmed by mid-February.
The pre-qualification questionnaires will be issued automatically in March to those that attend the workshops.
The PQQ documents will confirm the date and time for submission of completed documents.

To register your interest, please email: iain.puddephatt@networkrail.co.uk

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are required to confirm their interest of participation in the tender by 12:00 on 29.2.2016.
Tenderers that have confirmed their interest will be invited to attend Supplier Workshops at the Network Rail offices at the Quadrant Milton Keynes.
The workshops will take place over 3 days (2nd, 3rd and 4th March) — confirmation of which date will be confirmed by mid-February.
The pre-qualification questionnaires will be issued automatically in March to those that attend the workshops.
The PQQ documents will confirm the date and time for submission of completed documents.

To register your interest, please email: iain.puddephatt@networkrail.co.uk

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents(except for a DPS)

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 29.2.2016 – 12:00

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

29.2.2016 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 36.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: ‘Network Rail will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)’.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21.1.2016

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