MOT Services for Hackney Cabs

MOT Services for Hackney Cabs

MOT services for hackney carriage and private hire vehicles.

UK-Birmingham: transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2012/S 65-106409

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Birmingham City Council, Corporate Procurement Services
PO Box 10680, Lancaster Circus
Contact point(s): http://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc
For the attention of: Corporate Procurement Services
B4 7WB Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1214648000
Fax: +44 1213037322

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.birmingham.gov.uk; www.finditbirmingham.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc

Electronic access to information: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc

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:

MOT services for hackney carriage and private hire vehicles.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
NUTS code UKG31

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)

Birmingham City Council invites suitably experienced organisations to tender for the provision of MOT Services and supplementary testing for hackney carriage and private hire vehicles. A copy of the questionnaire can be obtained directly from http://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc. The pre-qualification questionnaire should be returned by Monday 30.4.2012. BCC will be using its e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this tender process and providers must register with the system to be able to respond an interest. The web address is https:// intendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc Registration and use of in-tend is free. All correspondence for this tender process must be via the in-tend correspondence function. However, if you are unable to register with the web site please either e-mail us at cps@birmingham.gov.uk or call +44 1214648000.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

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:

Details will be provided in the tender documentation.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 800 000,00 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:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds and/or other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

This will be in the tender documentation.
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. No special legal form is required but in the case of group bidders the authority.
Requires that a prime service provider assumes primary liability for the group and that each organisation in the group accepts joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: When executing the contract in the UK the successful tenderer will be required to comply with the recommendations of the code of practice for the elimination of Racial Discrimination and the promotion of Equality of Opportunity in Employment published by the Commission for Racial Equality. The successful tenderer will be required to participate actively in the service related economic, social and environmental.
Regeneration of the locality of and surrounding the place of delivery for the procurement. Accordingly, tender evaluation and contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social, economic and environmental.
Considerations.
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: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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
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 below

1. Management factors / programme of works. Weighting 40

2. Technical skills. Weighting 30

3. Experience and competence. Weighting 10

4. Implementation and service delivery. Weighting 10

5. Plans or future programme for continuous improvement. Weighting 10

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:

T033
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: 16.4.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

30.4.2012 – 17:00
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
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

Organisations wishing to participate must notify the City Council of their interest no later than 1700 hours on Monday 16.4.2012. In return organisations will be sent pre-qualification questionnarie which must be completed and returned no later than 1700 hours on 30.4.2012. Shortlisting will take place and tender documentation will be issued to successful applicants in May 2012. This tender process will be conducted using BCC’s e-tendering system ‘in-tend’. The portal for this system is https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc. Providers must register with the system in order to access documents. Registration and use is free.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:29.3.2012