Media advertising Tender

Media advertising Tender

Metro places adverts on a regular basis in a wide variety of media; local press, national press, trade journals, online websites, outdoor billboards and passenger shelters. UK-Leeds: advertising and marketing services

2012/S 93-154124

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Metro
Wellington House, 40-50, Wellington Street
For the attention of: Christopher Brooks
LS1 2DE Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1132517272
E-mail: chris.brooks@wypte.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.wymetro.com

Electronic access to information: www.delta-esourcing.com Access code 96Q78WH4CG
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.delta-esourcing.com Access code 96Q78WH4CG
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

Other: Passenger transport executive
I.3)Main activity

Other: Passenger transport
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:

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

Services
Service category No 13: Advertising services
NUTS code UKE4

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Advertising and marketing services. Advertising services. Metro places adverts on a regular basis in a wide variety of media; local press, national press, trade journals, online websites, outdoor billboards and passenger shelters. This is often provided as plain text, which the agency puts into an acceptable style for insertion into the media.
The adverts are either for recruitment or publicity so the agency would be expected to give advice on not only the most appropriate media but also the most appropriate day for the advert to appear.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79340000, 79341000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (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:
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
Applicants must complete the on line pre-qualification questionnaire at www.delta-esourcing.com. Log in, click ‘Response Manager, enter access code 96Q78WH4CG and complete the questionnaire.

Applicants will be scored on the methodology shown in the document included in the tender box.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants must complete the on line pre-qualification questionnaire at www.delta-esourcing.com. Log in, click ‘Response Manager, enter access code 96Q78WH4CG and complete the questionnaire.

Applicants will be scored on the methodology shown in the document included in the tender box.

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

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Applicants must complete the on line pre-qualification questionnaire at www.delta-esourcing.com. Log in, click ‘Response Manager, enter access code 96Q78WH4CG and complete the questionnaire.

Applicants will be scored on the methodology shown in the document included in the tender box.

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:

2267
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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: 12.6.2012 – 16:30
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.6.2012 – 20:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

18.6.2012
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
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

GO Reference: GO-2012514-PRO-3923397.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Metro
Wellington House, 40-50, Wellington Street
LS1 2DE Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1132517272

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Metro
Wellington House, 40-50, Wellington Street
LS1 2DE Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1132517272

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

Metro
Wellington House, 40-50, Wellington Street
LS1 2DE Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1132517272

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.5.2012