School Transport Tender Norfolk

School Transport Tender Norfolk

NCCT40006 Passenger Transport Services to Marshland High and Smithdon High Schools.

UK-Norwich: public road transport services

2012/S 69-114727

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Norfolk County Council
County Hall Martineau Lane
For the attention of: Ian Hydes
NR1 2SG Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1603224357
E-mail: ptprocurement@norfolk.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1603224369

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/transportproviders

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: Norfolk County Council
County Hall, Martineau Lane
NR1 2SG Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/transportproviders

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Norfolk County Council
County Hall, Martineau Lane
NR1 2SG Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

NCCT40006 Passenger Transport Services to Marshland High and Smithdon High Schools.
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 UKH13

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)

Passenger Transport Services to Marshland High School, West Walton and feeder schools and Smithdon High School, Hunstanton, Norfolk.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000 – FA03

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 850 000,00 and 950 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Lots contained within this tender range from 1-5 years in duration but may be extended up to a maximum of 8 years in length if specified in individual contract specifications, after the initial contract term, subject to written agreement by both parties.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: 1-Tilney Fen End and Walton Highway to Marshland High School, West Walton

1)Short description

Passenger Transport Services. Full information is available in the Invitation to Tender.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000 – FA03

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 120 000,00 and 128 000,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: 2-Emneth, Marshland St James and Terrington St John to Marshland High School, West Walton

1)Short description

Passenger Transport Services. Full information is available in the Invitation to Tender.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000 – FA03

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 161 000,00 and 171 000,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: 3-Emneth to Marshland High School, West Walton

1)Short description

Passenger Transport Services. Full information is available in the Invitation to Tender.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000 – FA03

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 136 000,00 and 145 000,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: 4-Emneth and Walsoken to Marshland High School, West Walton

1)Short description

Passenger Transport Services. Full information is available in the Invitation to Tender.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000 – FA03

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 90 000,00 and 95 000,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: 5-Terrington St. John and Walpole St. Peter to Marshland High School, West Walton

1)Short description

Passenger Transport Services. Full information is available in the Invitation to Tender.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000 – FA03

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 130 000,00 and 139 000,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: 6-Docking and Heacham to Smithdon High School, Hunstanton

1)Short description

Passenger Transport Services. Full information is available in the Invitation to Tender.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000 – FA03

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 40 000,00 and 50 000,00 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:

None.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

None.
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Please complete and return all of the forms specified in the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: None.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: None.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see the Invitation to Tender.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Please see tender documents for permit/licensing requirements.
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

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

Lowest price
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Norfolk County Council reserves the right to hold an electronic auction for any lot contained within this tender.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

NCCT40006
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 020-032482 of 31.1.2012

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

30.4.2012 – 14:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

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: no
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

Tenderers’ attention is drawn in particular to Section 11 of the Invitation to Tender and the information therein must be followed precisely.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Please see section VI.4.2

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Norfolk County Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the proposed award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Please see section VI.4.2

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

5.4.2012