School Transport Tender Lincoln

School Transport Tender Lincoln

Lincolnshire County Council

UK-Lincoln: public road transport services

2012/S 86-141628

Contract notice

Services
Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Transportation Group
Lincolnshire County Council, Transportation Group 3rd Floor
For the attention of: Contracts Officer
LN1 1DB Lincoln
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: transport.tenders@lincolnshire.gov.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:
0742 home to school transport.
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 UKF3
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)
Public road transport services. Non-scheduled passenger transport.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Bidders’ alternative proposals will be welcomed as options but any alternative must be accompanied by a detailed specification of route and time. Bidders can submit a composite bid to operate a combination of bids.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Easton/Skillington to Corby Glen Charles read Academy (1426)
1)Short description
To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 53 seats to transport pupils to an education establishment.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000
3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Starting 5.9.2012. Completion 31.7.2017
5)Additional information about lots
Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to Section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: RAF Cranwell to Sleaford Schools
1)Short description
To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 74 seats to transport pupils to an education establishment.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000
3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Starting 5.9.2012. Completion 31.7.2017
5)Additional information about lots
Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to Section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Ancaster/Sudbrooke/Caythorpe to Welbourn William Robertson (5860)
1)Short description
To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 74 seats to transport pupils to an education establishment.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000
3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Starting 5.9.2012. Completion 31.7.2017
5)Additional information about lots
Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to Section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Ancaster/Sudbrook to Welbourn (5861)
1)Short description
To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 49 seats to transport pupils to an education establishment.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000
3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Starting 5.9.2012. Completion 31.7.2017
5)Additional information about lots
Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to Section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Greylees/Sleaford/Cranwell to Welbourn William Robertson (5862)
1)Short description
To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 74 seats to transport pupils to an education establishment.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000
3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Starting 5.9.2012. Completion 31.7.2017
5)Additional information about lots
Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to Section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Greylees/Sleaford/Cranwell to Welbourn William Robertson (5863)
1)Short description
To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 53 seats to transport pupils to an education establishment.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000
3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Starting 5.9.2012. Completion 31.7.2017
5)Additional information about lots
Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to Section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Easton to Corby Glen (5864)
1)Short description
To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 74 seats to transport pupils to an education establishment.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000
3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Starting 5.9.2012. Completion 31.7.2017
5)Additional information about lots
Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to Section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.
Lot No: 8 Lot title: RAF Cranwell to Sleaford School (S121S)
1)Short description
To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 74 seats to transport pupils to an education establishment.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000
3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Starting 5.9.2012. Completion 31.7.2017
5)Additional information about lots
Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to Section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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 below

Lowest price. Weighting 1

Carbon emissions. Weighting 2

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
Tender Batch 0742
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2011/S 198-322579 of 12.10.2011
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
4.6.2012 – 12:00
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 28 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 11.6.2012 – 14:30
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: As lots expire.
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. GO Reference: GO-201251-PRO-3892273.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Procurement Lincolnshire
C/O Lincolnshire County Council, Newland
LN1 1BA Lincoln
UNITED KINGDOM
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:
1.5.2012