DSG Sub Contracted support to the MAN Military Support Vehicle fleet

DSG Sub Contracted support to the MAN Military Support Vehicle fleet

Repair and maintenance services of the MAN Military Support Vehicle fleet. Body-repair services for vehicles. Defence Support Group.United Kingdom-Colchester: Repair and maintenance services of military vehicles

2013/S 163-284671

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group
Flagstaff Road, Essex
For the attention of: Bob Hulbert
CO2 7SR Colchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1206816950
E-mail: bob.hulbert@dsg.mod.uk
Fax: +44 1206816935

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: http://www.dsg.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/entities

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:

Seeking Expressions of Interest to provide DSG with Sub Contracted support to the MAN Military Support Vehicle fleet.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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

Repair and maintenance services of military vehicles. Body-repair services for vehicles. Repair and maintenance services of the MAN Military Support Vehicle fleet. Body-repair services for vehicles. DSG (the Authority) is seeking expressions of interest from Industry to provide Sub Contracted support to the MAN Military Support Vehicle fleet for the Service, Maintenance and Repairs to include accident damage and associated services of vehicle related equipment. May also involve Recovery and Transport to a repair location. Vehicle design configuration control must be maintained in accordance with OEM/MOD approved maintenance documentation. Potential provider(s) must have access to approved Diagnostic test equipment and Original Equipment Manufacturer’s parts. To return the equipment to both a full roadworthy and task worthy condition for repair levels 1 to 3. Work to be undertaken at contractor’s and Government establishments throughout the United Kingdom. DSG will use Sub-Contractors when it is unable carry out the tasks due to Geographical, Capacity or Capability restraints. The Authority may wish to conduct a pre-qualification exercise to assist in the down selection of prospective Tenderers.
If required the Authority’s pre-qualification criteria will be used to evaluate the company’s level of competence, experience and resources and will be used to limit the number of companies taken forward to Invitation To Tender
QA Standards or equivalent: The Contractor shall hold and maintain a certification to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 or equivalent internationally recognised standard, OEM or customer approvals schemes may be considered.
The announcement of a possible future requirement is not to be construed as confirmation that a tender/contract will subsequently be issued. The issue of a possible future requirement, or the issue of an Invitation to Tender, is not to be construed as a commitment by the Authority to place an order as a result of the tendering stage or at a later stage.
The Authority may choose to issue separate tenders for regions within the UK if it can offer Better Value for Defence.
Any expenditure, work or effort prior to any contract award is accordingly a
matter solely for the commercial judgment of the potential supplier.
Expressions of Interest should not exceed 2 A4 pages. Late expressions will not be considered
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50630000, 50112110

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

The tenderer has to indicate in the tender any share of the contract it may intend to subcontract to third parties and any proposed subcontractor, as well as the subject-matter of the subcontracts for which they are proposed
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:

To provide DSG with UK wide Sub Contract support to the MAN Military Support Vehicle fleet for the Service, Maintenance and Repairs to include accident damage and associated services of vehicle related equipment to repair levels 1 to 3. May also involve Recovery and Transport to a repair location. Vehicle design configuration control will be maintained in accordance with OEM/MOD approved maintenance documentation. Potential provider(s) must have access to approved Diagnostic and Test equipment and Original Equipment Manufacturer’s parts
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
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: 48 (from the award of the contract)

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:

Tenders are to be priced in Pounds Sterling and payment will be made in Pound Sterling or any other currency adopted by the United Kingdom.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No special legal form is required, but each supplier will be required to become jointly and severally responsible for the contract before acceptance.
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:
III.1.5)Information about security clearance:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation

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.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical and/or professional capacity
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 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Will be as specified in the questions and weighting within Pre-Qualifying Questionnaire, if required. or Invitation To Tender as appropriate
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 has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

DSG/P/SC/0022.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

27.9.2013 – 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.

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-2013821-DCB-5053955

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

Defence Support Group, DSG Support Group
Flagstaff Road, Colchester, Essex
CO2 7SR Colchester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: bob.hulbert@dsg.mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1206816950
Fax: +44 1206816935

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:

21.8.2013