Cycle to Work Scheme Cardiff

Cardiff: bicycles

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cardiff County Council
Procurement & Supplies, Bessemer Close
For the attention of: David Pearn
CF11 8XH Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2920873733
E-mail: D.Pearn@cardiff.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2920377605

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://appswales.alito.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://appswales.alito.co.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

Regional or local authority

 

I.3)Main activity

General public services

 

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:

Cycle to work scheme.

 

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

Supplies
A combination of these
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cardiff.
NUTS code UKL22

 

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

 

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreementDuration in years: 2
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 250 000 GBP

 

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The provision of a cycle to work scheme (salary sacrifice) to provide employees with the opportunity to lease a cycle to travel to work.
Cardiff County Council require a cycle to work scheme. The procurement exercise will be conducted through the Alito E-tendering portal. This can be found at http://appswales.alito.co.uk. To express an interest and enable you to access the tender documents, you will need to visit this site and perform a simple free registration for your organisation. You may already be registered on the Alito system, therefore please check to avoid making a duplicate record. Once registration is complete you will be able to register your interest in the tender in order to download the documents. All suppliers must select category GT99 – other transport services and must have selected this on their supplier profile to access the tender documents. Please note the successful company will need to be fully registered and/or approved for this category before the Contract can commence. If you have any problems accessing the information then please contact Ceri Gordon on +44 2920873755 and she should be able to assist you.

 

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34430000

 

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

 

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:

As per tender document.

 

II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.3.2012. Completion 28.2.2014

 

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As per tender document.

 

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

As per tender document.

 

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

As per tender document.

 

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: (a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, whose affairs are being administered by the courts, who has entered into an arrangement with creditors or who is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding-up or administration by the courts or for an arrangement with creditors or is the subject of any other similar proceeding under national laws or regulations;
(c) has been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can justify;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under the provisions of the directive on the criteria for qualitative selection.

 

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per tender document.

 

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per tender 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

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:

5465CCC

 

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: 14.12.2011 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

 

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.12.2011 – 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

until: 29.2.2012

 

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 14.12.2011 – 14:00
Place:Cardiff County Council, Legal Services, County Hall, Cardiff CF10 4UW, UNITED KINGDOM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

 

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

Buy4Wales Reference number: 27982.

 

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:4.11.2011