Passenger Transport Services 2015 – 2018

Passenger Transport Services 2015 – 2018

The establishment of a framework agreement for passenger transport services in a number of lots.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2014/S 166-296570

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

South Gloucestershire Council
The Council Offices, P.O. Box 199, Civic Centre, Kingswood
For the attention of: Roy Steele
BS19 9TR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 454864607
E-mail: roy.steele@southglos.go.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

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:

Passenger Transport Services 2015 – 2018.

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

NUTS code UKK12

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 years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 30 000 000 GBP

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

Transport services (excl. Waste transport). Public road transport services. Hire of buses and coaches with driver. Special-purpose road passenger-transport services. Taxi services. Public road passenger transport services. Hire of buses, coaches with driver. Special purpose road passenger transport services for the disabled. Taxi service. The establishment of a framework agreement for passenger transport services in a number of lots.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

6000000060112000601720006013000060120000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

South Gloucestershire Council — Public road passenger transport services. Lot 1 — Provision of registered bus services Lot 2 — Home to school bus transport Lot 3 — Special needs transport Lot 4 — Hire of passenger transport with driver.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 30 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Initial period of 3 years with option to extend by 1 year.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Local Bus Services

1)Short description

The provision of registered bus services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 5 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Home -to-school bus transport

1)Short description

The provision of non-public transport to and from schools and and other locations.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60172000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 5 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Special Needs Transport

1)Short description

The provision of passenger transport for the disabled and the elderly.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60130000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 10 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Hire of passenger vehicles with driver.

1)Short description

The provision of transport for specific requirements.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 10 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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:

As specified in the 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: yes
Description of particular conditions: As specified in the tender documents.
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As specified in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As specified in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As specified 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

Envisaged minimum number 4: and maximum number 65
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:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

13.10.2014 – 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 of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2018

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

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. The date given in IV 3.5 for date of dispatch of invitations to tender is a best estimate at the time of OJEU notice submission.
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https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=110148652

GO Reference: GO-2014828-PRO-5960193

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

South Gloucestershire Council
Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
BS15 0DR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 454865030

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:

28.8.2014