Object Transportation Framework for Science Museum Group

Object Transportation Framework for Science Museum Group

The appointed firms will be providing object transportation services for collections, loans and acquisitions to SMG, ensuring compliance with all Treasury requirements.

United Kingdom-London: Transport equipment and auxiliary products to transportation

2013/S 249-436526

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Science Museum Group
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
For the attention of: Gemma Levett
SW7 2DD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079424000

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1574

Electronic access to information: http://www.mytenders.org/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.mytenders.org/

Further information can be obtained from: Science Museum Group
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
SW7 2DD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079424000
Internet address: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Science Museum Group
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
SW7 2DD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079424000
Internet address: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Science Museum Group
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
SW7 2DD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079424000
Internet address: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion
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:

Object Transportation Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Science Museum Group sites.
NUTS code UK

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 GBP

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

SMG wishes to establish an Agreement/Contract for the provision of object transportation services to SMG.
SMG, an exempt charity and non-departmental government body, and its wholly owned trading subsidiary, SMG Enterprises Ltd, have a turnover of GBP 50-70m comprising grant in aid, commercial income and other funding. The group comprises five national museums, the Science Museum London, the National Railway Museum York, and its sister museum, Locomotion in Shildon Co Durham, the National Media Museum in Bradford and the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.
The appointed firms will be providing object transportation services for collections, loans and acquisitions to SMG, ensuring compliance with all Treasury requirements;
The purpose of this pre-qualifying questionnaire is to identify suitable organisations to provide object transportation services and to shortlist up to 10 companies to invite to tender.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=111420

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33952000, 34000000, 92521000

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

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 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

Starting 1.4.2014. Completion 31.3.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

n/a
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:
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: (1) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 10
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:

SCM0357M
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: 14.1.2014
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

20.1.2014 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

3.2.2014
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 of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

All Responses must be made via MyTenders within the time scales stated
(MT Ref:111420)
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:19.12.2013