Smart Cards Tender for Merseytravel

Smart Cards Tender for Merseytravel

Merseytravel is seeking to contract with a supplier to source the issuance of anonymous but branded customer media devices (CMDs) and additional blank CMDs for test card/future project use.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2014/S 073-125560

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Merseytravel
1 Mann Island
For the attention of: Mrs Diane Devlin
L3 1BP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tender@merseytravel.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.the-chest.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.the-chest.org.uk

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:

Single Party Framework for the Supply of Smart Cards.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Merseyside area.
NUTS code UKD

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 750 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Merseytravel is seeking to contract with a supplier to source the issuance of anonymous but branded customer media devices (CMDs) and additional blank CMDs for test card/future project use. The scope of the requirements will include the supplier to be certified to ITSO specification v 2.1.4 and must be certified for CMD 7.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000

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

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Merseytravel is seeking to contract with a supplier to source the issuance of anonymous but branded customer media devices (CMDs) and additional blank CMDs for test card/future project use. The scope of the requirements will include the supplier to be certified to ITSO specification v 2.1.4 and must be certified for CMD 7.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 750 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

To be advised in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

To be advised in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

In the case of a group of bidders, any tender must be submitted by legal personae known to the laws of England and each member of the group will be held jointly and severally liable for the performance of any contract awarded under this procurement.
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Via Pre-qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate , of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Via Pre-qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Via Pre-qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Via Pre-qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Via Pre-qualification Questionnaire
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

Envisaged number of operators: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The top 10 applicants will be invited to tender if they meet Merseytravel’s requirement in terms of:-
— technical competence;
— company background/history;
— financial stability;
— safety;
— equality;
— environmental.
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
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

5.5.2014 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

19.5.2014
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 of tenders

Date: 25.6.2014 – 16:00

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:8.4.2014