Contractor Logistic Support for Protected Engineering Plant Equipment
The Protected Engineering fleet consists of four existing in-service equipment platforms. Ultra Light Weight Tractor (Protected) (UWLT (P)); Make/Model — Caterpillar 257; Light wheeled Tractor (Protected) (LWT (P)); Make/Model — Caterpillar 434.
United Kingdom-Bristol: Repair, maintenance and associated services of vehicles and related equipment
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Ministry of Defence, Land Equipment
Operational Support Vehicles Programme, MOD DE&S Abbey Wood, NH1 Spruce 3c #1309
Contact point(s): OSVP-Comrcl-Sp1
For the attention of: OSVP-Comrcl-Sp1
BS34 8JH Bristol
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/entities
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
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
NUTS code UKJ4
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Operational Support Vehicles Programme Team (OSVP) part of the Defence Equipment & Support Organisation (DE&S) within the UK Ministry Of Defence, has a requirement to procure Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) for Protected Engineering Equipment.
The Protected Engineering fleet consists of four existing in-service equipment platforms.
— Ultra Light Weight Tractor (Protected) (UWLT (P));
— Make/Model — Caterpillar 257;
— Light wheeled Tractor (Protected) (LWT (P));
— Make/Model — Caterpillar 434;
— Medium Wheeled Tractor (Protected) (MWT (P));
— Make/Model — Caterpillar 938;
— Self Loading Dump Truck (Protected) (SLDT (P));
— Make/Model — IVECO Tracker.
The requirement shall provide Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) to twelve Protect Plant (three from each platform) to support training fleet within the UK. CLS is to include but not be limited to; repair and maintenance (including provision of spares), safety updates and transportation of equipment.
There is also a provision to repair seven Protected Plant returning from theatre.
Contract duration shall be for six and half years with an option to extend the contract for up to a further 2 years.
The selection of winning Tenderer shall be via Most Economic Advantageous Tender (MEAT).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about subcontracting
The tenderer has to indicate any change occurring at the level of subcontractors during the execution of the contract
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 600 000 and 3 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: Contract duration shall be for six and half years with an option to extend the contract for up to a further 2 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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 to which the performance of the contract is subject, in particular with regard to security of supply and security of information:
Criteria regarding the personal situation of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion) including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 39(1) of Directive 2009/81/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations (DSPCR) 2011 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 39(2) of Directive 2009/81/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the DSPCR 2011) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
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.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 39(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest (including defence and security factors) for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 39(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
We will seek a Declaration of good standing with the PQQ.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Down-selection through use of PQQ.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 75-130460 of 16.4.2014
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Potential suppliers must note the mandatory requirement for electronic trading using the Ministry of Defence’s standard Purchase to Payment (P2P) system operating under the Defence Electronic Commerce Service, which shall be a special condition for the performance of this Contract. You can find details on the P2P system at www.d2btrade.com The Contractor shall be required to sign DEFFORM 30 (Electronic Transaction Agreements) and unconditionally accept DEFCON 5J (Unique Identifiers), DEFCON 129J (The Use of Electronic Business Delivery Form); and DEFCON 522J (Payment under P2P).
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.
From 2.4.2014 the Government is introducing its new Government Security Classifications Policy (GSC) to replace the current Government Protective Marking Scheme. A key aspect of this is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All suppliers to the Department are encouraged to make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact on this Requirement. The link below to the gov.uk website provides information on the new GSC.
The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise.
Advertising Regime OJEU:
— This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin andwww.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-2014911-DCB-5996245.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: