Hire of Plant with Operator

Hire of Plant with Operator

Hire of construction and civil engineering machinery and equipment with operator. Earthmoving and excavating machinery, and associated parts.

UK-Coventry: hire of earthmoving equipment with operator

2012/S 179-294473

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Coventry City Council
Council House, Earl Street
CV1 5RR Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2476833756

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.coventry.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: www.coventry.gov.uk/etendering

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.coventry.gov.uk/etendering

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:

Hire of Plant with Operator.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Rental
NUTS code UKG

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 several operators
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 400 000 and 4 000 000 GBP

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

Hire of earthmoving equipment with operator. Hire of construction and civil engineering machinery and equipment with operator. Earthmoving and excavating machinery, and associated parts. Earthmoving machinery. Mechanical shovels, excavators and shovel loaders, and mining machinery. Construction machinery and equipment. This framework is for the hire of plant with Operator predominately for the Highways Section.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45520000, 45500000, 43200000, 43210000, 43260000, 43300000

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:

Excluding VAT the total estimated value for the full 4 years is 2 400 000 GBP for Coventry City Council only. The range to 4 000 000 is to allow the potential of other West Midlands authorities utilising the framework.
This is a framework and no guarantee as to the minimum number of hours hire is provided.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 400 000 and 4 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:

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

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

Joint and several liability.
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 invitation to tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to invitation to tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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:

PS/1869/48/SW
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: 2.11.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.11.2012 – 16:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 5.11.2012 – 10:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Tender opening officer.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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.
This framework is initially for Coventry City Council but there is the option for Coventry’s public sector partnersto utilise this framework: Solihull Borough Council, Warwickshire County Council, North Warwickshire Borough Council, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council, Stratford on Avon District Council, Warwick District Council, Rugby Borough Council. GO Reference: GO-2012913-PRO-4235801.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Coventry City Council
Council House, Earl Street
CV1 5RR Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2476833756
Internet address: www.coventry.gov.uk/etendering

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Coventry City Council
Council House, Earl Street
CV1 5RR Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2476833756

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council will incorporate a minimum standstill periodin compliance with The Public Contract regulations 2006 and their amendments.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:13.9.2012