Manchester City Council Taxi Services Contract

Manchester City Council Taxi Services Contract

The Framework will consist mainly of low mileage journeys usually within the geographical spread of the City Council’s boundaries.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Taxi services

2019/S 227-557190

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Manchester City Council
Postal address: Level 3, Town Hall Extension
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UKD3
Postal code: M60 2LA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Damayanti Tailor
E-mail: d.tailor@manchester.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1612344106
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.manchester.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.manchester.gov.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: www.the-chest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.the-chest.org.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

TC067 — Provision of Transportation for Officers and Members

Reference number: DN448822

II.1.2)Main CPV code

60120000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this tender is to provide a framework for provision of transportation services as and when required for use by Manchester City Council. The framework will consist mainly of low mileage journeys usually within the geographical spread of the City Council’s boundaries, or outside of these boundaries if so required on the basis of either a single or return journey.

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: UKD3

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this tender is to provide a framework for provision of transportation services as and when required for use by Manchester City Council. The framework will consist mainly of low mileage journeys usually within the geographical spread of the City Council’s boundaries, or outside of these boundaries if so required on the basis of either a single or return journey.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 30 %
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 20 %
Price – Weighting: 50 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework period will be for 1 year with the option to extend further for 1 + 1 + 1 years.

It is intended for the framework to commence 1.3.2020.

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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

The Council is using the e-business portal known as the Chest. Applicants will need to register their details at the following link www.the-chest.org.uk

Applicants will need to electronically submit their completed tender documents, including online questionnaire, via the online portal by 11.00 a.m. on 20.12.2019 as referred to in IV.2.2).

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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: 20/12/2019
Local time: 11:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/12/2019
Local time: 11:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The Council is using the e-business portal known as the Chest. Applicants will need to register their details at the following link www.the-chest.org.uk

Once registered, applicants will be emailed a login and password which will allow them to gain access to the documentation relating to this opportunity. Applicants will need to electronically submit their completed tender documents, including online questionnaire, via the online portal by 11.00 a.m. on 20.12.2019 as referred to in IV.2.2). Any clarification queries must also be submitted via the Chest website by the date referred to in the tender documentation.

The contracts will be for 1 year, expected to commence 1.3.2020 with an option to extend yearly for up to 3 years.

The successful supplier will be required to actively participate in the economic and social regeneration of the locality of and surroundings of, the place of delivery of the contract. Therefore, selection and award criteria, specification requirements and contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations as relevant to the subject matter of this project.

The Council reserves the right not to award the framework, as a result of this contract notice. The Council shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any organisation in responding to this notice or in tendering for the proposed framework.

All submissions must be in English, with any clarifications or discussions conducted in English. Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in pounds sterling and all payments under the proposed contract will be made in pounds sterling.

Please note that although quantities and descriptions in the framework are those used and required by Manchester City Council this framework is open to and may be used by other Authorities and Manchester Partners — this includes the following Councils — Bolton, Stockport, Tameside, Oldham, Trafford, Rochdale, Bury, Salford, Wigan, Blackburn Darwen BC, Blackpool, Cheshire East, Warrington, Manchester Central Convention Complex, Commission for New Economy, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), Greater Manchester Transport Unit, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the Integrated Transport Authority, Greater Manchester Police, Greater Manchester Fire Authority, Manchester International Airport, and any other public authority, National Health Service (NHS) organisation or companies/partners owned by or part of any contracting body.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Manchester City Council
Postal address: Level 3, Town Hall Extension
Town: Manchester
Postal code: M60 2LA
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework is communicated to tenderers prior to entering into the framework. If an appeal regarding the award of a framework has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contract Regulations 2015 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.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/11/2019