Passenger Transport for Somerset County Council
Somerset County Council established a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) under which to conduct all procurement activity for the provision of high quality and cost effective Passenger Transport.
United Kingdom-Taunton: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
Simplified contract notice on a dynamic purchasing system
This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/17/EC (Utilities)
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Somerset County Council
For the attention of: Mr Rob Forse
TA1 4DY Taunton
Telephone: +44 1823359129
General address of the contracting authority/entity: www.somerset.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login
Electronic access to information: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:
II.2)Type of contract
II.3)Short description of the specific contract:
Somerset County Council established a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) under which to conduct all procurement activity for the provision of high quality and cost effective Passenger Transport via the Proactis portal https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/Public/Opportunities.aspx
The total value of the DPS over the agreement period for all four Lots is 120 000 000 GBP over 6 years. The contract will be let for an initial period of four years with 2 1-year extension options.
This is an essential service that Somerset County Council offers to children and families.
The type of transport the Council provides includes Home to School transport service for children in mainstream education and children with Special Educational Needs (SEN), Children and Adult Services, County bus services, Ad Hoc Taxis and Minibus / Coach hire, and any other passenger transport services.
On certain routes there is a requirement for regular drivers, and/or passenger assistants. The Council also provides scheduled local bus services to meet public transport requirements which would otherwise not be met; these are scheduled public passenger transport services that transport citizens within the boundary of Somerset County Council and across neighbouring council boundaries, when the Council provides additional subsided services.
Somerset County Council is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102).
The DPS is split into 4 Lots; suppliers will be able to bid for 1 or more Lots as follows:
— Lot 1: Vehicles over 23 passenger seats.
— Lot 2: Vehicles 9 to 22 passenger seats.
— Lot 3: Vehicles up to 8 passenger seats.
— Lot 4: Vehicles up to 8 passenger seats where contracts are required on an accelerated timescale.
To express an interest in this opportunity please go to https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login
Note: If you wish to view copies of the tender documentation without registering on the above Proactis system go towww.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk Select opportunities then search Latest Opportunities for Somerset County Council. Then select Dynamic Purchasing System for the Provision of Passenger Transport for Somerset County Council.
Please note you will only be able to register an expression and interest in this opportunity via the Proactis portal.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.5)Quantity or scope of the specific contract:
For the period 1.7.2015-30.9.2015 Somerset County Council let 300 contracts for the provision of Passenger Transport across all lots.
The combined value for these awards totalled 3 711 980 GBP.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Information about electronic auctionAn electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: The 2015 Public Contract Regulations state that a restricted procedure must be followed in the use of a DPS.
IV.2.2)Previous publication (Contract Notice) providing more information about the dynamic purchasing system
Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 99-180274 of 23.5.2015
IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract
IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice: