Courier Services Northumberland

Courier Services Northumberland

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust are looking to establish a contract for the supply of courier services.

UK-Gosforth: mail transport by road

2012/S 41-066966

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
C/O Supplies Department, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, St. Nicholas Hospital, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne
For the attention of: Donna McBride
NE3 3XT Gosforth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1912232779
E-mail: donna.mcbride@ntw.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ntw.nhs.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

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

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

The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Newcastle
UNITED KINGDOM

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
St Nicholas Hospital, Jubilee Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 3XT Gosforth
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

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

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

Services
Service category No 4: Transport of mail by land [3] and by air
NUTS code UKC

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)

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust are looking to establish a contract for the supply of courier services to the following organisations:
— Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust,
— The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Interested parties will be invited to submit a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) upon closure of the expression of interest period.
Further details will be provided to interested bidders at the PQQ and invitation to tender stage.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60160000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

Supply of courier services to The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and/or Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust for a 36 month term, with option to extend 24 months (12 + 12).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000,00 and 2 000 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
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)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds, insurance cover and/or other forms of security cover it deems appropriate.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Further details will be provided to those who express interest in this opportunity and/or are invited to tender.
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: no
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: Please refer to PQQ and for those shortlisted, the invitation to tender.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to PQQ and for those shortlisted, the invitation to tender.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to PQQ and for those shortlisted, the invitation to tender.
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please see pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, the invitation to tender.
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:

CON/133/RX4
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

5.4.2012 – 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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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

Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments made in relation to the project made in sterling.
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:27.2.2012