Vehicle Spares Tender
Provision of Vehicle Spares for British Gurkhas Nepal.
UK-Aldershot: Parts and accessories for vehicles and their engines
Section I: Contracting authority
DIO Commercial Soft FM 5
Support Command, Steeles Road, Hampshire
For the attention of: M. J. Hale
GU11 2DP Aldershot
Telephone: +44 1252347118
Fax: +44 1252340403
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 3
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: This framework arrangement will consist of a duration of 3 years with two optional one year extension periods.
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 154 000 GBP
This Enabling Arrangement will ensure due diligence is exercised by HQ BGN under a Duty of Care to Service personnel and Locally Employed Civilians (LEC) who rely on this equipment on a daily basis.
The BGN fleet consists of: Land Rover Discovery 2,3 & 4, Land Rover Defender models 2005-2012, IVECO Vans and Minibuses & Ford Transit van.
Description of these options: two optional one year extension periods.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#dspr
Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Companies are advised that a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) exercise covering various issues which the Authority considers to be relevant will be undertaken prior to the issue of any Invitation to Tender (ITT). Companies will be required to respond to all areas identified in the PQQ and the Authority will assess the responses using a pre-defined marking scheme. Companies who submit an Expression of Interest and subsequent PQQ shall note, and accept, that the Authority’s decision with regard to the companies invited to tender in relation to the proposed requirement shall be final and no further correspondence shall be entered into.
Additional information about electronic auction: Yes. A Reverse Auction, conducted using electronic means, may be used as part of the procurement process for this requirement. Specific relevant information on Reverse Auction usage will be given in the Invitation to Tender.
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 5 Years.
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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.
Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-2013128-DCB-4546835
Defence Infrastructure Organisation, DIO
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:28.1.2013