Signage Tender Glasgow

Signage Tender Glasgow

Station refresh signage – branding.

UK-Glasgow: signage

2012/S 58-094612

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

SPT
Consort House, 12 West George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Margaret Crossan
G2 1HN Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413333192
E-mail: margaret.crossan@SPT.co.uk
Fax: +44 143333224

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.spt.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://spt.g2b.info

Electronic access to information: http://spt.g2b.info

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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Other: Transport
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:

Station refresh signage – branding.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKM34

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)

Signage. Illuminated signs and nameplates. Permanent message signs. Signs and illuminated signs. SPT wishes to hear from suitably experienced and qualified contractors who are in a position to undertake the supply and installation of signage throughout a number of Subway stations. The requirements will be twofold and will incorporate the replacement/refresh of external and internal signage (designs to be provided by SPT). The scope of external signage will be replacement of station name signage, as well as, the installation of new corporate way finding signage; all to be illuminated. Internal signage will include the replacement of new signs – tray, powder coated aluminum and vinyl, as well as, overlaying a number of existing signs with vinyl. There will also be a requirement to replace a number of panels within illuminated signage boxes with new panels incorporating vinyl film graphics. NB All materials used inside the station must comply with Sub Surface Fire Regulations 1989.
It is a requirement all works will be carried out with no disruption to our passengers and that internal works shall be implemented out with operational hours i.e. nightshift.
It is SPT’s intention to award this work to a single contractor to ensure that all aspects of the works are carried out in a seamless and co-ordinated manner with a single point of contact.
All potential tenderers must express an interest by completing and returning our pre-qualification questionnaire which is available from the SPT web site site www.spt.co.uk and follow links to business/procurement/procurement portal/ buyer profile/other information. Or cut and paste the following link to your browser. http://spt.g2b.info/cgi-gen/profile.pl?action=view_profile&oid=4377#8. All PPQ’s will be evaluated and scored to enable selection to the tender stage.

No site visit at PQQ stage. Selected tenderers will have the opportunity to access and view the locations.
Please note that SPT reserves the right, in appropriate circumstances, to conduct post-tender negotiations with the leading tenderer.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34928470, 31523000, 31523200, 34992000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

SPT wishes to hear from suitably experienced and qualified contractors who are in a position to undertake the supply and installation of signage throughout a number of Subway stations. The requirements will be twofold and will incorporate the replacement/refresh of external and internal signage (designs to be provided by SPT). The scope of external signage will be replacement of station name signage, as well as, the installation of new corporate way finding signage; all to be illuminated. Internal signage will include the replacement of new signs – tray, powder coated aluminum and vinyl, as well as, overlaying a number of existing signs with vinyl. There will also be a requirement to replace a number of panels within illuminated signage boxes with new panels incorporating vinyl film graphics. NB All materials used inside the station must comply with Sub Surface Fire Regulations 1989.
It is SPT’s intention to award this work to a single contractor to ensure that all aspects of the works are carried out in a seamless and coordinated manner with a single point of contact.
It is a requirement all works will be carried out with no disruption to our passengers and that internal works shall be implemented out with operational hours i.e. nightshift.
Tender evaluation.
Tender evaluation criteria is based on a quality / price ratio 40/60 ratio and qualitative elements will be based on the following.
a) Proposed methodology (30 %);
b) Experience of projects of a similar scale and complexity (30 %);
c) Project team (5 %);
d) Understanding the brief (15 %);
e) Proposed programme (20 %);
Documentation.
To register your interest in this notice and obtain the PQQ and any other additional information please visit the SPT web site www.spt.co.uk and follow links to business/procurement/procurement portal/ buyer profile/other information. Or cut and paste the following link to your browser.

http://spt.g2b.info/cgi-gen/profile.pl?action=view_profile&oid=4377#8.

SPT reserves the right to check the financial standing of the preferred bidder prior to award of contract.
It is desirable that the successful tenderer is able to demonstrate community and local benefits, although this will not form part of the award criteria.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000 and 250 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 3.12.2012. Completion 29.3.2013

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Yes.
Will be outlined in the tender documentation.
A performance bond may be required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment schedule will be outlined in the tender documentation or will be agreed prior to the contract start date payments will be made to the appointed contractor in pounds sterling (GBP).
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Tenderers are required to indicate whether they are a company or a group of companies. In either case the ultimate parent company should be identified, no special legal form is required but in the event of an associated group of companies being successful the partnership will require each company in the group to be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory performance of the contract. This assurance will require to be confirmed in writing before any contract can be awarded to such a group. Group bidders must identify the lead contractor.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: 1) Progression to the tender stage will be subject to the evaluation of the pre-tender qualification questionnaire which can be requested from address listed in i.1 or downloaded from spt web site / procurement / buyer profile/other information;
2) The law of Scotland will govern any contract(s) arising from this contract notice;
3) All tenders must be priced in pounds Sterling (GBP) and payment will be made to the appointed contractor in (GBP);
4) Variants will be at the discretion of the awarding authority and provided that a tender has been submitted based on the original requirements;
5) Tenderers should note that as a public body Strathclyde partnership for transport is bound by the provisions of the freedom of information (Scotland) act 2002. all information submitted to spt may therefore require to be disclosed and or published by the partnership in compliance with the act. Accordingly if tenderers consider that any of the information contained within their expression of interest or resulting should not be disclosed, their return should identify the information and explain why information should not be disclosed;
6) The tender evaluation will be based on a 40 % qualitative score and 60 % price score.
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
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.
All candidates must complete and return a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) with all other requested documentation. PQQ documentations available until 23.4.12. PQQ includes a section on Business Probity & Conviction of Criminal Offences.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All candidates must complete and return a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) with all other requested documentation. PQQ documentations available until 23.4.12. PQQ includes a section on economic and financial capability.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All candidates must complete and return a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) with all other requested documentation. PQQ documentations available until 23.4.12. This includes questions on 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

Restricted
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

12/013
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 23.4.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

26.4.2012 – 16:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

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

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:
a) PQQ selection criteria contained within Section 6 of the PQQ;
b) Last date for request of information on PQQ will be 16.4.2012;
c) Tender selection criteria will be based on a quality / price ratio 40/60 with the qualitative criteria begin as follows:
a) Proposed methodology (30 %);
b) Experience of projects of a similar scale and complexity (30 %);
c) Project team (5 %);
d) Understanding the brief (15 %);
e) Proposed programme (20 %);
The preferred bidder will be subjected to a financial check prior to award.
d) Will be subject to Scots Law;
e) A minimum of three and maximum of 5 tenderers will be invited to submit tenderers;
f) SPT reserves the right to in appropriate circumstances to conduct post tender negotiations with the leading tenderer;
g) Security vetting of employees and subcontractors may be required.
h) It is desirable that the successful tenderer is able to demonstrate community and local benifits, although this will not form part of the award criteria. GO Reference: GO-2012320-PRO-3797313
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: As required by Regulation 32(2) of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/1, as amended) SPT will incorporate a minimum of 15 calendar day standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract as this is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of three working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Should such additional information be required please contact those persons or contact point in Section I.1.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:20.3.2012