School Bus Service Tender Glasgow
Subsidised local bus services and/or other contractual transport services 22.5.2012.
UK-Glasgow: public road transport services
Section I: Contracting authority
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
Consort House, 12 West George Street
Contact point(s): Robert Marshall
For the attention of: Irene Cowie
G2 1HN Glasgow
Telephone: +44 1413333264
Fax: +44 1413333224
General address of the contracting authority: http://spt.g2b.info/
Address of the buyer profile: www.spt.co.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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 2: Land transport services , including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
NUTS code UKM3
SPT has engaged the services of Bips Solutions Ltd using their delta e-sourcing function to assist in the provision of secure electronic access to contract specifications and documentation. Operators must initially register as a supplier at https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta and on first registration, operators will be issued with a username and password.
Operators must use the username and password to access the SPT tender documentation and specifications along with a unique tender access code – which for this advert is 77PZ5P655E.
SPT have created a Tenderers’ guide for electronic accessing of tender documention for operators registering with the delta website for the first time – this is available to view or download at the SPT buyer profile page at http://spt.g2b.info/ then Other Information then scroll to the file named ‘Tenderers’ guide for electronic accessing of tender documentation’.
Please see further information at VI.3.
Public transport services. Public transport services by bus. Public transport services by coach.Taxi services.School bus services. Road transport services.Public road transport services.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Contractors will require to be jointly and severally liable.
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.
Any Economic Operator may be excluded from participation in a contract where that Economic Operator has been involved in any of the Conditions for Participation listed at III.2.1 above.
Prior to award of contract evidence of holding the current appropriate, PSV Operators Licence, Taxi Licence or Public Hire licence or driving licence (or equivalents) as required together with appropriate insurance, a satisfactory engineering inspection and adequate resources in terms of premises, vehicles and personnel will be required.
Section IV: Procedure
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2011/S 91-148942 of 12.5.2011
Payable documents: no
Consort House, Glasgow.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: As per SPT Standing Orders relating to Contract – available on request at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: As required and at approximately 2 monthly intervals.
Please note that if the contract is for school contract services, Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) will not be a principal to the contract. The contracting party will be the relevant Council on behalf of which SPT acts as an agent. Please note that if the contract is for a subsidised Local Bus service or combined Local School Bus Service, any tender variations /options submitted by tenderers must be substantially similar to that contained within the contract specification issued by SPT.Please note that SPT reserves the right, in appropriate circumstances, to conduct post-tender negotiations with the leading tenderer(s). Please also note that SPT and/or the relevant Councils reserve the right not to award any of the contracts covered by this notice. Similarly, the right is also reserved to re-advertise any of the contracts. The duration of the contracts is for a maximum period of up to 60 months.
Transport Operators must read through the complete set of instructions and follow the process before responding to this Tender.
SPT has engaged the services of Bips Solutions Ltd in using their delta e-sourcing function to assist in the provision of secure electronic access to view or download SPT contract specifications and tender documentation. The website address is https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta.
Transport Operators new to the delta e-sourcing website should read through the Tenderers’ guide for electronic accessing of tender documentation which will assist them in their initial visit to the delta e-sourcing site. The guide is available to view or download at the SPT Buyer Profile page at http://spt.g2b.info/ then Other Information then scroll to the file named ‘Tenderers’ guide for electronic accessing of tender documentation’.
Once registered with delta e-sourcing, Operators will require the unique Tender Access code which for this advert only is 77PZ5P655E. Operators are reminded that SPT will no longer provide hard (paper) copies of Subsidised Local Services and/or School Transport Service Specifications, HOWEVER:
1 Only hard (paper) copies of Tender Submissions will be acceptable ie NO ELECTRONIC RETURNS
2 The Advert Listing and the unique Tender Access code will continue to be issued by post to Operators already registered on the SPT Register of ‘Public Transport’ Operators list, approximately 28 days in advance of the Tender return date. If you are a new Operator and wish to be added to the list please contact us at email@example.com
If you are a new Operator but do not want to be added to the list of SPT ‘Public Transport Operators you can still register at https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta then using your delta username and password and the unique Tender Access code 77PZ5P655E. where you can view or download our Tender documentation and specifications.
If you are downloading multiple documents from the website you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all the documents in an application like WinZip or WinRar. If you experience technical difficulties with the delta e-sourcing website please contact the Delta eSourcing helpdesk on 0845 270 7050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. GO Reference: GO-2012416-PRO-3859853.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:16.4.2012