Contracts for Home to School Transport Services

Contracts for Home to School Transport Services

Contracts for Home to School Transport Services within the City and County of Swansea.

United Kingdom-Swansea: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2013/S 160-279668

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

City and County of Swansea
Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road
For the attention of: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
SA1 3SN Swansea
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8003684850

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Further information can be obtained from: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
For the attention of: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8003684850
Internet address: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
For the attention of: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8003684850
Internet address: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
For the attention of: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8003684850
Internet address: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Environment
Economic and financial affairs
Housing and community amenities
Social protection
Recreation, culture and religion
Education
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:

Contracts for Home to School Transport Services (SH 14-18).
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Swansea, Wales, UK.
NUTS code UKL18

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)

Contracts for Home to School Transport Services within the City and County of Swansea. See Tender Documents for full details.
Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required. To access eTenderwales, express your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml and search for PQQ/ITT code itt_40096 within the appropriate area.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000, 60130000, 60140000, 60170000, 60172000, 60112000, 60100000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Contracts for Home to School Transport Services within the City and County of Swansea. The Invitation to Tender comprises 32 Lots. See Tender Documents for full details.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Contracts for all Lots will run for an initial period of 46 months, from 3.3.2014 to 31.12.2017.
Contracts for all Lots include an option to be extended for up to a further 12 months, to 31.12.2018.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 46 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Route 315

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Route 343

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Route 345

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Route 361

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Route 364

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Route 366

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Route 601

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Route 603

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 9 Lot title: Route 604A

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 10 Lot title: Route 605

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 11 Lot title: Route 608

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 12 Lot title: Route 615C

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 13 Lot title: Route 617

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 14 Lot title: Route 619

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 15 Lot title: Route 622A

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 16 Lot title: Route 634

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 17 Lot title: Route 635

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 18 Lot title: Route 639

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 19 Lot title: Route 664

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 20 Lot title: Route 672

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 21 Lot title: Route 673

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 22 Lot title: Route 682

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 23 Lot title: Route 686

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 24 Lot title: Route 693

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 25 Lot title: Route 697

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 26 Lot title: Route 699

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 27 Lot title: Route 702

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 28 Lot title: Route 805

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 29 Lot title: Route 807

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 30 Lot title: Route 815

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 31 Lot title: Route 829

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 32 Lot title: Route 840

1)Short description

See Tender Documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: See Tender Documents.
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: See Tender Documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See Tender Documents.
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

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:

CCS/ENV/089/13
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: 25.9.2013
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

25.9.2013 – 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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25.9.2013 – 12:00
Place:

Civic Centre, Swansea.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Representatives of the Council’s Legal,Democratic Services and Procurement department and Chair of Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Six to twelve months prior conclusion of contracts.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Economic operators interested in submitting a tender can download the tender documents from the eTenderWales portal (http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk). You will need to register with eTenderWales if you are not already registered. Please see below instructions on how to register.

1. Register your company on the eTenderWales portal (this is only required once):
— Navigate to the portal: http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— Click the “Suppliers register here” link.
— Enter your correct business and user details.
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete.
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).
— Agree to the terms and conditions and click “continue”.
2. Express an interest in the project:
— Login to the portal with your username/password.
— Click the “ITTs Open to All Suppliers” link (these are the ITTs open to any registered supplier).
— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.
— Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page.
— This will move the ITT into your “My ITTs” page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only).
— Click on the ITT code. You can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box.
3. Responding to the invitation to tender:
— You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting).
— 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 ITT.
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance use the online help. Alternatively, the BravoSolution helpdesk can be contacted (Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 18:00) on:
— E-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Phone: +44 8003684850
The ITT code required to locate this tendering opportunity is: itt_40096.
(WA Ref:1225)

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

City and County of Swansea
Legal, Democratic Services and Procurement, Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road
SA1 3SN Swansea
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar daystandstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period will extend to 15 calendar days for communication by non-electronic means. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the Council as soon as possible after the decision has been made. Should additional information be required it should be requested of the addressee in section I.1. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended)provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to takeaction in the High Court (England, Wales, and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 30 days). Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Council to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the Council to pay a civil financial penalty, and/or order that the duration of the contract beshortened. If a declaration of ineffectiveness is sought, any such action must be brought within 30 days where the Council has communicated the award of the contract and a summary of reasons to tenderers, or otherwise within 6 months. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

City and County of Swansea
Legal, Democratic Services and Procurement, Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road
SA1 3SN Swansea
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:16.8.2013