Contract for Fully Managed Vehicle Recovery and Roadside Assistance Service

Contract for Fully Managed Vehicle Recovery and Roadside Assistance Service

The Service is to include: Call Handling, Managed Network of approved vehicle recovery operators, Roadside breakdown and recovery services.

UK-Portishead: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2013/S 030-047304

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Avon and Somerset Constabulary
South West One Procurement, Police Headquarters, PO Box 37 Valley Road
For the attention of: Jenny Tromans
BS20 8QJ Portishead
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1275816567
E-mail: jenny.tromans@avonandsomerset.police.uk

Further information can be obtained from: For further information regarding this ITT please access:
www.bluelight.gov.uk Contract Ref: QTLE-94PCAZ ITT documents will be available to download from Tuesday 12th February 2013.

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: For further information regarding this ITT please access:
www.bluelight.gov.uk Contract Ref: QTLE-94PCAZ ITT documents will be available to download from Tuesday 12th February 2013.

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: For further information regarding this ITT please access:
www.bluelight.gov.uk Contract Ref: QTLE-94PCAZ ITT documents will be available to download from Tuesday 12th February 2013.

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Contract for the Provision of a Fully Managed Vehicle Recovery and Roadside Assistance Service
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 20: Supporting and auxiliary transport services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK
NUTS code UKZ

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Avon and Somerset Constabulary serves a resident population of around 1.5 million in the counties of South Gloucestershire, Somerset and the cities of Bristol and Bath. It does so with approximately 3000 full time Police Officers, 500 Police Community Support Officers and 550 Special Constables, supported by approximately 2000 Police Staff.
Policing is organised into six districts, each of which is sub divided into geographic sectors and then further into beats.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset is seeking a Contractor to provide a fully managed vehicle recovery service. The Service is to include:
-Call Handling
-Managed Network of approved vehicle recovery operators
-Roadside breakdown and recovery services
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000, 63000000, 34000000

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

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Contract will be for an initial duration of 3 years with the option to extend for a further period of 2 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 750 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (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:

N/A
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

N/A
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

N/A
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Please refer to the ITT document
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Please refer to the ITT document
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the ITT document
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Please refer to the ITT document
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the ITT document
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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:

SPS0287
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 14.3.2013 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

28.3.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

12.2.2013
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

Date: 28.3.2013 – 17:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
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:7.2.2013