Purchase of Cargo Handling System – Ministry of Defence

Purchase of Cargo Handling System – Ministry of Defence

The authority also requires the winning contractor to provide ongoing support for the life of the contract to the equipment provided.

United Kingdom-Wolverhampton: Cargo handling services

2020/S 057-137554

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
Postal address: RAF Cosford, Flowerdown Hall S104
Town: Wolverhampton
NUTS code: UKG2
Postal code: WV7 3EX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Trinick
E-mail: andrew.trinick668@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1902377531
Internet address(es):Main address: www.contracts.mod.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.mod.contracts.mod.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Purchase of Cargo Handling System

Reference number: 700295332 Purchase of Cargo Handling System

II.1.2)Main CPV code

63110000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The authority has a requirement to purchase a pallet handling system as described within the statement of requirement within the tender documentation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

63100000
44613300
42921000
51510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ1
Main site or place of performance:

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The authority is looking to purchase a Cargo Handling System as described within the statement of requirements within the tender documents, the machine must comply with all the relevant sections of the SOR.

The authority also requires the winning contractor to provide ongoing support for the life of the contract to the equipment provided.

The equipment provided is for the palatalisation of materials for loading onto Air frames for dispatch world wide.

The Cyber Risk Assessment for this requirement is low, the required actions for completion of the Cyber Risk Assessment are contained within the tender documents and will only need to be completed if invited to tender.

Please note that the authority is running this competition under the accelerated procedure and the PQQ and avert will run for 15 days and the ITT will only run for 10 days, extensions will be granted if valid and deemed authentic and in support of the competition.

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your response manager and add the following Access Code: 9YW62M9JAG. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 23 March 2020 00.00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing – support@contracts.mod.uk or call 0800 282 324.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 8

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Are contained within the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

Regulation 18 of DSPCR permits the authority to reduce the time scales involved due to extreme urgency, due to the main facility being out of service due to unforeseen circumstances and the fact that RAF Brize Norton remains the UK’s prime departure point in the event of crisis the non availability of a pallet handling facility makes this purchase extremely urgent.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 01/04/2020
Local time: 00:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 15/04/2020

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 29/05/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

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. The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a security aspects letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on http://www.contracts.mod.uk.

You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 967U6W89JS.

Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.

Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing support@contracts.mod.uk or Telephone 0800 282 324.

Go reference: GO-2020317-DCB-16196312

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
Postal address: RAF Cosford, Flowerdown Hall
Town: Wolverhampton
Postal code: WV7 3EX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: andrew.trinick668@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1952377531

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
Town: Wolverhampton
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: andrew.trinick668@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 19527531
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
Town: Wolverhampton
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: andrew.trinick668@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1902377531

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/03/2020