Deployable Technical Support Systems Contractor Logistic Support

Deployable Technical Support Systems Contractor Logistic Support

The authority is considering the procurement of through life Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) services for a number of deployable containerised systems.

UK-Bristol: special-purpose mobile containers

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Deployable Infrastructure, DE&S
Spruce 3b, #1309, MOD Abbey Wood
Contact point(s): DI Commercial
For the attention of: Teresa Straughan
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179137689
E-mail: DESLEGSG-DI-Comrcl3@mod.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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Defence
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:

Deployable Technical Support Systems Contractor Logistic Support.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKK1

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 agreement

Duration in years: 7
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: This procurement falls under DSPCR 2011, for which the maximum duration of a framework agreement is 7 years.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 40 000 000 and 45 000 000 GBP

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

Special-purpose mobile containers. Repair and maintenance services of metal containers. The authority is considering the procurement of through life Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) services for a number of deployable containerised systems. These systems are diverse and support numerous capabilities, with many supporting operational training or providing direct support to operations. The deployable systems are capabilities integrated into standard ISO containers of varying sizes; some variants are expandable and/or linked together. The CLS comprises of activities necessary to sustain these deployable containerised systems for military use.
Currently, the equipments are managed by the Deployable Technical Support Systems (DTSS) team who are part of Deployable Infrastructure (DI) and responsible for through life project management.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34221000, 50514000

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:

The contractor will be required to carry out CLS activities for current MOD containerised systems and any future systems that are brought into service during the life of the contract, subject to the Authority’s discretion.
The Authority considers the activities required under the CLS package to be generic across the range of containerised systems, although each system will require a different combination of these activities. The top level CLS activities required may include, but are not necessarily limited to:
— Whole Fleet Management,
— Repair Facilities Stewardship,
— Repair Scheduling,
— Spares Provision and Management,
— Disposal Management,
— Storage (in UK),
— Management, including: technical direction, task proposals, status reports, meetings and Government Furnished Equipment, Assets, Information etc,
— Legislative Requirements Oversight & Management,
— Safety & Environmental Case Management,
— Training,
— Contractors on Deployed Operations (CONDO),
— Technical Queries, Investigation & Engineering Support (TIES),
— Configuration Management,
— Obsolescence Management,
— Technical Data Pack (TDP) Management,
— Service Publications – AESPs, Technical Publications Management,
— Scheduled Preventive Maintenance,
— Unscheduled Maintenance,
— Capability Design,
— Modifications,
— Upgrades and Enhancements.
The Authority will provide a further breakdown of these top-level headings with the PQQ.
The present fleet of MOD containerised systems requiring CLS is provided below:
Power Pack Repair Facility (PPRF) – Qty 4 systems.
Deployable Machine Shop (DMS) – Qty 46.
Portable Tyre Repair Facility (PTRF) – Qty 6.
Portable Tyre Repair Facility – Run Flat (PTRF-RF) – Qty 1.
Deployable Battery Charger Unit (DCBU) – Qty 6.
Tactical Reconnaissance Deployable Imagery System (TARDIS) TIW – Qty 3 systems.
Special Avionic Instrument Network System and Basic Unit Repair Installation-E (SAINSBURI-E) – Qty 3.
Containerised Computed Tomography Scanner (CCTS) – Qty 1.
Deployable Engineering Workshop (DEW) – Qty 3.
Combined Instrument Repair Facility (CIRF) – Qty 13.
Transportable Container Operational Portable Office (TCOPO) – Qty 338.
Mobile Roller Brake Tester (MRBT) – Qty 13.
Bulk Medical Storage Facility (BMSF) – Qty 14.
SEAFOX – Qty 14.
The Authority intends that the resultant contract shall be a single-supplier enabling arrangement, with initial call-offs to be comprised of those activities required for the existing containerised system fleet. Future call-offs will be for ad-hoc tasks and for any future additions to the fleet that the Authority deems suitable to this contract.
Please note that the Location of Work Code is UKK1 as it is envisaged that the contract will be managed from there. The work could cover various locations including (but not limited to) the United Kingdom, Germany, BATUS (Canada) and operational theatres.
The Authority will look to encourage innovative proposals from tenderers.
The Authority wishes to invite circa 6 companies to tender. It is envisaged that the e-procurement tool KickStart (an AWARD variant) may be used for the evaluation of bids.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 40 000 000 and 45 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The Authority intends to let the resultant contract for an initial period of 4 years, with irrevocable options to extend the framework agreement for a further 3 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 31.12.2013. Completion 31.12.2017

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
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) 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. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: This is part of the formal Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
This is part of the formal Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and potentially the Invitation to Tender (ITT).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
This is part of the formal Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and potentially the Invitation to Tender (ITT).
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

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

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: A Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) will be used to down-select bidders.
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Yes. A Reverse Auction, conducted using electronic means, may be used as part of the procurement process for this requirement. Specific relevant information on Reverse Auction usage will be given in the Invitation to Tender.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

DEPI/0008
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

19.11.2012 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

28.2.2013
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

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.

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-2012108-DCB-4304165.

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

Deployable Infrastructure, DE&S

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Deployable Infrastructure, DE&S

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Deployable Infrastructure, DE&S

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:8.10.2012

UK-Bristol: special-purpose mobile containers

2012/S 198-326098

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Deployable Infrastructure, DE&S
Spruce 3b, #1309, MOD Abbey Wood
Contact point(s): DI Commercial
For the attention of: Teresa Straughan
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179137689
E-mail: DESLEGSG-DI-Comrcl3@mod.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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Defence
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:

Deployable Technical Support Systems Contractor Logistic Support.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKK1

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 agreement

Duration in years: 7
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: This procurement falls under DSPCR 2011, for which the maximum duration of a framework agreement is 7 years.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 40 000 000 and 45 000 000 GBP

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

Special-purpose mobile containers. Repair and maintenance services of metal containers. The authority is considering the procurement of through life Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) services for a number of deployable containerised systems. These systems are diverse and support numerous capabilities, with many supporting operational training or providing direct support to operations. The deployable systems are capabilities integrated into standard ISO containers of varying sizes; some variants are expandable and/or linked together. The CLS comprises of activities necessary to sustain these deployable containerised systems for military use.
Currently, the equipments are managed by the Deployable Technical Support Systems (DTSS) team who are part of Deployable Infrastructure (DI) and responsible for through life project management.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34221000, 50514000

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:

The contractor will be required to carry out CLS activities for current MOD containerised systems and any future systems that are brought into service during the life of the contract, subject to the Authority’s discretion.
The Authority considers the activities required under the CLS package to be generic across the range of containerised systems, although each system will require a different combination of these activities. The top level CLS activities required may include, but are not necessarily limited to:
— Whole Fleet Management,
— Repair Facilities Stewardship,
— Repair Scheduling,
— Spares Provision and Management,
— Disposal Management,
— Storage (in UK),
— Management, including: technical direction, task proposals, status reports, meetings and Government Furnished Equipment, Assets, Information etc,
— Legislative Requirements Oversight & Management,
— Safety & Environmental Case Management,
— Training,
— Contractors on Deployed Operations (CONDO),
— Technical Queries, Investigation & Engineering Support (TIES),
— Configuration Management,
— Obsolescence Management,
— Technical Data Pack (TDP) Management,
— Service Publications – AESPs, Technical Publications Management,
— Scheduled Preventive Maintenance,
— Unscheduled Maintenance,
— Capability Design,
— Modifications,
— Upgrades and Enhancements.
The Authority will provide a further breakdown of these top-level headings with the PQQ.
The present fleet of MOD containerised systems requiring CLS is provided below:
Power Pack Repair Facility (PPRF) – Qty 4 systems.
Deployable Machine Shop (DMS) – Qty 46.
Portable Tyre Repair Facility (PTRF) – Qty 6.
Portable Tyre Repair Facility – Run Flat (PTRF-RF) – Qty 1.
Deployable Battery Charger Unit (DCBU) – Qty 6.
Tactical Reconnaissance Deployable Imagery System (TARDIS) TIW – Qty 3 systems.
Special Avionic Instrument Network System and Basic Unit Repair Installation-E (SAINSBURI-E) – Qty 3.
Containerised Computed Tomography Scanner (CCTS) – Qty 1.
Deployable Engineering Workshop (DEW) – Qty 3.
Combined Instrument Repair Facility (CIRF) – Qty 13.
Transportable Container Operational Portable Office (TCOPO) – Qty 338.
Mobile Roller Brake Tester (MRBT) – Qty 13.
Bulk Medical Storage Facility (BMSF) – Qty 14.
SEAFOX – Qty 14.
The Authority intends that the resultant contract shall be a single-supplier enabling arrangement, with initial call-offs to be comprised of those activities required for the existing containerised system fleet. Future call-offs will be for ad-hoc tasks and for any future additions to the fleet that the Authority deems suitable to this contract.
Please note that the Location of Work Code is UKK1 as it is envisaged that the contract will be managed from there. The work could cover various locations including (but not limited to) the United Kingdom, Germany, BATUS (Canada) and operational theatres.
The Authority will look to encourage innovative proposals from tenderers.
The Authority wishes to invite circa 6 companies to tender. It is envisaged that the e-procurement tool KickStart (an AWARD variant) may be used for the evaluation of bids.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 40 000 000 and 45 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The Authority intends to let the resultant contract for an initial period of 4 years, with irrevocable options to extend the framework agreement for a further 3 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 31.12.2013. Completion 31.12.2017

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
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) 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. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: This is part of the formal Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
This is part of the formal Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and potentially the Invitation to Tender (ITT).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
This is part of the formal Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and potentially the Invitation to Tender (ITT).
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

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

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: A Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) will be used to down-select bidders.
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Yes. A Reverse Auction, conducted using electronic means, may be used as part of the procurement process for this requirement. Specific relevant information on Reverse Auction usage will be given in the Invitation to Tender.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

DEPI/0008
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

19.11.2012 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

28.2.2013
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

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.

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-2012108-DCB-4304165.

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

Deployable Infrastructure, DE&S

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Deployable Infrastructure, DE&S

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Deployable Infrastructure, DE&S

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:8.10.2012