Provision of Van Fitting Out Services

Provision of Van Fitting Out Services

Provision of Van Fitting Out Service for fleet of approximately 500 commercial vans consisting of:-
1 – Small Panel Van – General Use.

UK-Belfast: Fleet management, repair and maintenance services

2013/S 052-085621

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Northern Ireland Water
Northern Ireland Water, Finance & Regulation, Westland House, Old Westland Road
For the attention of: Anthony Toner
BT14 6TE Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890354813
E-mail: sourcing@niwater.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.niwater.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Water
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

C646 – Provision of Van Fitting Out Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various sites in Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UKN0

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):

Provision of Van Fitting Out Service for fleet of approximately 500 commercial vans consisting of:-
1 – Small Panel Van – General Use
Vans in this category require non-slip protective flooring with metal shelving for the storage of PPE, signs, cones, various hand tools.
2 – Small Panel Van – Technician
Vans in this category require non-slip protective flooring with metal shelving for the storage of PPE, signs, cones, various hand tools and should incorporate the facility to incorporate pull out plastic trays for the storage of small electrical components and tools.
3 – Medium Panel Van – General Use & M&E Electricians
Vans in this category require non-slip protective flooring with metal shelving for the storage of PPE, signs, cones, various hand tools.
For electricians, the facility must incorporate the ability to include for pull out plastic trays for the storage of small electrical components and tools.
4 – Large Panel Van – M&E (Mechanical Fitters)
Vans in this category require non-slip protective flooring with metal shelving for the storage of PPE, signs, cones, various hand tools and should incorporate the facility to incorporate in-van workbench area, electric hoist, gas bottle storage, components and tools.
5 – Large Panel Van – Networks Water (R&M Squads)
Vans in this category require non-slip protective flooring with metal shelving for the storage of PPE, signs, cones, various hand tools and should incorporate the facility to incorporate storage & tie downs for the storage of mains repair tools and equipment.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50111000, 34136000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 420 000,00 and 630 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 24 month initial contract term with option to extend for a further 12 months.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
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: Requirements regarding the evaluation of this tender competition are set out in the
Invitation to Tender Documents which are available through the eSourcing NI website
following supplier registration.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Requirements regarding the evaluation of this tender competition are set out in the
Invitation to Tender Documents which are available through the eSourcing NI website
following supplier registration.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Requirements regarding the evaluation of this tender competition are set out in the
Invitation to Tender Documents which are available through the eSourcing NI website
following supplier registration.
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

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

23.4.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:

Northern Ireland Water expressly reserves the rights:
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by
publication of this notice;
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the
tendering competition;
(iii) to award (a) contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the services covered by
this notice; and
(iv) to award contract(s) in stages.
and in no circumstances will Northern Ireland Water be liable for any costs incurred
by candidates.
Northern Ireland Water will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period
at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.
Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by Northern Ireland Water as soon
as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the Applicant was
unsuccessful.
If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved,
The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been
harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court
(England, Wales, and Northern Ireland). Any such action must generally be brought
within three months. If a declaration of ineffectiveness is sought, any such action
must be brought within 30 days where Northern Ireland Water has communicated the
award of the contract and a summary of reasons to tenderers, or otherwise within 6
months of the contract being entered into. Where a contract has not been entered
into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order Northern
Ireland Water to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been
entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a
declaration of ineffectiveness, order Northern Ireland Water to pay a fine, and/or
order that the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill
period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside
the award decision before the contract is entered into.
NI Water will not provide face to face de-briefing following notification of the
outcome of the tender competition. Written de-briefing will be provided.
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:

12.3.2013