DVLA Laboratory Services Contract

DVLA Laboratory Services Contract

The test results of these services will aide DVLA’s Drivers Medical department when making driving license decisions.

United Kingdom-Swansea: Pathology services

2019/S 178-433724

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

DVLA
Commercial Directorate, C1, Longview Road, Morriston
Swansea
SA6 7JL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Stephanie Leddy
Telephone: +44 1792788438
E-mail: CDMS@dvla.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Swansea:-Pathology-services./6Z379C2826
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Central Government

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Laboratory Services

Reference number: PS/18/200

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85111800

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The DVLA is seeking to award a contract for the following services to one prime contractor:

— accurate and confidential urine screen and confirmation services for drugs of abuse, and

— Carbohydrate deficient transferrin (CDT) blood sample screening and confirmation services.

The test results of these services will aide DVLA’s Drivers Medical department when making driving license decisions.

Suppliers may consider consortiums and or subcontracting with small and medium enterprises (SME) to ensure delivery.

DVLA encourages open, fair and transparent procurement and omission from any part of the Department’s market engagement exercise shall not be taken into account in any subsequent procurement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85111800
85111810

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As in Section II.1.4).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 65
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 35

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be award for a period of three (3) years. There is provision in the contract to extend by a further two (2) years, to be determined on a 12 monthly basis.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The estimated value of 5 200 000 GBP is inclusive of the extension options.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 216-493979

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 11/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/10/2019
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Swansea.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

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. Following a successful supplier day in January 2019 a strategic decision was made by DVLA to award a contract for the services to one prime contractor.

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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Swansea:-Pathology-services./6Z379C2826

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/6Z379C2826

GO Reference: GO-2019911-PRO-15347180

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

DfT
Longview Road, Morriston
Swansea,
SA6 7JL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1792788438
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/09/2019