Business Car Services London

Business Car Services London

The Financial Conduct Authority is seeking a supplier to provide taxi/business car services for staff use. The bulk of the requirement shall be related to the provision of taxi hire and car services however there may be the occasional requirement to provide other transportation i.e. minibus/coach.

United Kingdom-London: Taxi services

2014/S 202-357490

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Financial Conduct Authority
25 The North Colonnade
E14 5HS London
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.fca.org.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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

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

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

Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)

Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

Money Advice Service (MAS)

Bank of England (BoE)

Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)

Payment Systems Regulator (PSR)

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

TEN-14-133 Taxi/Business Car Services.

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

Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking a supplier to provide taxi/business car services for staff use. The bulk of the requirement shall be related to the provision of taxi hire and car services however there may be the occasional requirement to provide other transportation i.e. minibus/coach.
The supplier will be required to provide services to the FCA’s estate, which currently comprises of offices located at 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, where approximately 2 500 staff are located. There are separate offices in One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London and in Edinburgh however please note that this contract is not required to cover services in Edinburgh.
It should also be noted that the FCA is proposing to move from the 2 Canary Wharf offices into a brand new site at Stratford in 2018.
The contract will be let for an initial term of 4 years with provision to extend for a further period of up to 2 years.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000

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: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking a supplier to provide taxi/business car services for staff use. The bulk of the requirement shall be related to the provision of taxi hire and car services however there may be the occasional requirement to provide other transportation i.e. minibus/coach.
The supplier will be required to provide services to the FCA’s estate, which currently comprises of offices located at 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, where approximately 2 500 staff are located. There are separate offices in One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London and in Edinburgh however please note that this contract is not required to cover services in Edinburgh.
It should also be noted that the FCA is proposing to move from the 2 Canary Wharf offices into a brand new site at Stratford in 2018.
The contract will be let for an initial term of 4 years with provision to extend for a further period of up to 2 years.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 72 (from the award of the contract)

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:
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
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: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://fca.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the user-name/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

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 minimum number 5
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: The FCA reserves the right to conduct an eAuction.
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: 14.11.2014

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

14.11.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
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:

15.10.2014