Contract for Supply of Kit and Consumables for Highways Agency
Provision of Vehicle Equipment and Consumables for the Traffic Officer Service 2015.
United Kingdom-Birmingham: Equipment for emergency vehicles
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
For the attention of: Pritchard Andrew
B1 1RN Birmingham
Telephone: +44 6872552
General address of the contracting authority: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/highways-agency
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various Highways Agency sites within England.
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Since 2005 the Highways Agency Traffic Officer Service has operated on England’s motorway and strategic trunk road network. Their primary role is to clear incidents ensuring that disruption to traffic is kept to a minimum. This can range from supporting motorists who have broken down to assisting police and other emergency services at major incidents. There are currently seven Regional Control Centres across England, each taking responsibility for the strategic road network within their region. The on road Traffic Officers are based at Outstations situated close to motorway junctions across the network. Each Outstation has its own patrol routes with Traffic Officers working 24 hours a day every day of the year.
Traffic Officers work shifts which begin and end at their home Outstation, at the start of each shift the vehicles and kit are checked and replenished from stocks held at the Outstation. Vehicle cleaning products are also held at the outstation to keep the high visibility exterior of the vehicles in good order and the interior a pleasant working environment.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 3 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: Option to extend for two further 12 month periods.
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
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
Description of particular conditions: As listed in the Instructions for Tenderers.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once).
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://highways.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 username 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 username/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 onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT.
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online 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 online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Please refer to the details as contained within the Instruction for Tenderers.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 231-407063 of 29.11.2014
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: