Scottish Water Tender for Traffic Management Services

Scottish Water Tender for Traffic Management Services

Scottish Water requires traffic management services to support its capital investment/maintenance and operational programmes of work.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Traffic control services

2020/S 089-213668

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Scottish Water
Postal address: 6 Buchanan Gate
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM
Postal code: G33 6FB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Scottish Water
E-mail: kathleen.gay@scottishwater.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7483976574
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.scottishwater.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.scottishwater.co.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: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Glasgow:-Traffic-control-services./62H33726ZD
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: Scottish Water
Postal address: 6 Buchanan Gate
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM
Postal code: G33 6FB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: kathleen.gay@scottishwater.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7483976574
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.scottishwater.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Traffic Management Service

Reference number: SW19/INF/1214

II.1.2)Main CPV code

63712700

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Scottish Water requires traffic management services to support its capital investment/maintenance and operational programmes of work. The requirement is to provide a 24 hours per day 7 day per week service and the traffic management contractors must be able to fully support that requirement. Emergency response is requirement to be on site within 2 hours for make safe requests including those reported by roads authorities and Police. This service will include design and provision of signs, lighting, barriers, traffic lights, pedestrian lights, walkways, cones, etc. and installation, maintenance, adjustment and removal of equipment. The estimated total value range of the contract from 2021-2029 is GBP 67.42 m to GBP 118 m. This is split as an estimated annual value range of GBP 8 m to GBP 14 m for 2021 to 2027, increasing to an estimated annual value range of GBP 9.71 m to GBP 17 m for 2027 to 2029. Refer to document ‘SW19INF1214 – Procurement Scope & PQQ Weightings’ to read the full scope of the procurement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 118 000 000.00 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)

34996100
45316212
71322500

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Scottish Water requires traffic management contractors to support its capital investment/maintenance and operational programmes of work. The requirement is to provide a 24 hours per day 7 day per week service and the traffic management contractors must be able to fully support that requirement. Emergency response is requirement to be on site within 2 hours for make safe requests including those reported by roads authorities and Police. This service will include design, liaison with local authorities/customers/other interested parties. Provision of signs, lighting, barriers, traffic lights, pedestrian lights, walkways, cones, etc. and installation, maintenance, adjustment and removal of traffic management. Contractors will be allocated regional areas dependent upon PQQ and ITN assessments. Allocation may also be related to contractors available resources and capabilities to support the planned (generally capital projects) and reactive (generally operational jobs).The requirement to meet operational response times is essential and will be included in PQQ and ITN assessments. This may have an impact upon framework awards where locally based contractors may be awarded reactive work in order to meet response times. The advert is for a ‘Pan Scotland’ requirement. However, subject to notes of interest received Scottish Water reserves the right to remove some locations from the scope of work and deliver via alternative means. For example, work in the islands may be delivered via local contractors engaged through the regional contractor services framework (replacement for the rural framework) or engaged via capital alliance/operational alliance contractors. The contractor will prepare designs including options for consideration in compliance with client’s timescales and shall consult with trunk road contractors or local authorities to ensure all relevant design issues are resolved. The contractor shall seek to achieve cost saving’s via design initiatives and innovations in collaboration with client. Compliance with planned start and completion dates will be subject to KPI & KPC monitoring/root cause analysis/improvement measures. Delays, amendments or any other changes shall be dealt with in accordance with early warning/compensation event (+/-) process and procedures. Impact of change shall be minimised or avoided wherever possible by traffic management contractor. Contractors will collaborate and integrate with Scottish Water, partners and contractors to ensure that work is being designed, planned and completed to the best possible effect. This may include measures such as key nominated persons from the traffic management contractor(s) working directly with the design and planning teams. This will include integration with Scottish Water and delivery partners IT systems as required.

The estimated total value of the contract (including extensions) from 2021-2029 is GBP 67.42 m to GBP 118 m. This is split as an estimated annual value range of GBP 8 m to GBP 14 m for 2021 to 2027, increasing to an estimated annual value range of GBP 9.71 m to GBP 17 m for 2027 to 2029.

Please refer to the document ‘SW19INF1214 – Procurement Scope & PQQ Weightings’ to read the full scope of the procurement.

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: 118 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial term of the framework will be 6 years from 2021-2027 with the option to extend thereafter for 2 x 12 months from 2027-2029.

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

Envisaged minimum number: 1

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

The PQQ documents can also be accessed by logging in through the Scottish Water Delta E-sourcing webpage https://scottishwater.delta-esourcing.com and through the ‘Response Manager’ section using the following Access Code: 62H33726ZD

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Contractors must have operatives to work on this framework who hold the following qualifications/certifications:

— National Highways Sector Scheme (NHSS) 12 — LANTRA (National Training Organisation for the Land Based Industries)

— Streetworks Qualification Register (SWQR) — Code of practice training the minimum standard required is:

(i) for an operative — module 002 signing lighting and guarding;

(ii) for a supervisor — module 010 monitoring signing, lighting and guarding.

Note = these requirements may become more onerous due to legislative changes.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Applicants will be expected to be of sufficient financial and economic standing to support the anticipated contract value. All applicants must complete the financial questions within the pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documents. Financial standing relevant to the anticipated contract value will be determined by Scottish Water based on the response to the pre-qualification questionnaire and any further financial checks deemed necessary.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

Scottish Water reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

All prices quoted shall be in Sterling (UK) and all payments shall be made in Sterling (UK). Payment shall be made on the basis of completed services in accordance with the agreed contract rates, schedules and conditions of contract.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

In the event of a group of companies submitting an accepted offer it will be necessary for each member of the group to sign an undertaking that each company in the group will be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory performance of the contract.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Bidders must comply with the Modern Slavery Act and operate an ethical supply chain.

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

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: yes
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: 01/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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
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 ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Scottish Water will not accept the ESPD. We will only accept a Scottish Water PQQ document. This notice does not preclude Scottish Water from issuing other notices for specific requirements. Responses to the OJEU notice will be evaluated and only successful applicants following the PQQ evaluation will be invited to submit a Tender. Scottish Water reserves the right to divide the scope of the contract into lots at tender and contract award stages as it deems appropriate. Applicants who fail to supply all of the information requested in response to this notice or any resulting exercise may risk elimination.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://scottishwater.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Glasgow:-Traffic-control-services./62H33726ZD

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://scottishwater.delta-esourcing.com/respond/62H33726ZD

Go reference: GO-202054-PRO-16492387

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Scottish Water
Postal address: 6 Buchanan Gate
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G33 6FB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: kathleen.gay@scottishwater.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7483976574

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Scottish Water
Postal address: 6 Buchanan Gate
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G33 6FB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: kathleen.gay@scottishwater.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7483976574
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

04/05/2020