Storage and Removals Service Contract for Fife Council

Storage and Removals Service Contract for Fife Council

This will include office/building moves, moving furniture and equipment from either one area of the same building to another or to a completely different location within Fife.

954 – Provision of a Storage and Removals Service

CONTRACT NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


Fife Council

Fife House, North Street

Glenrothes

KY7 5LT

UK

Jacqui Laing

+44 3451550000

http://www.fifedirect.org.uk

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00187

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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No

SECTION II: OBJECT OF THE CONTRACT

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

954 – Provision of a Storage and Removals Service

II.1.2(a))

Type of works contract

II.1.2(b))

Type of supplies contract

II.1.2(c))

Type of service contract

27

II.1.2)

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance

Fife

UKM22

II.1.3)

This notice involves

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II.1.4)

Information on framework agreement (if applicable)

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Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged

Duration of the framework agreement

Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds four years

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded

II.1.5)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This Contract is primarily to provide a removals service for Fife Council. This will include office/building moves, moving furniture and equipment from either one area of the same building to another or to a completely different location within Fife. Removals for There will also be a requirement to provide a removal and delivery service from one homeless temporary accommodation property to another, including the disconnection and reconnection of the white goods. There may also be occasions where the items removed will be requested to be delivered to more than one house. Occasionally emergency moves may also be required

There may be a need for storage depending on the circumstances prevailing at the time. Removal and storage services for the Housing Service when housing or moving homeless customers, and many of the requirements of the Contract are sensitive and/or urgent, the successful supplier must take this into consideration and maintain confidentiality at all times, including after the contract end period.

The Contract will also provide for planned and emergency removal and delivery of items within, and from one location to another within the boundary of Fife and storage at Contractor’s facility if required.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=327561.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

98392000

II.1.7)

Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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II.1.8)

Division into lots

No

II.1.9)

Will variants be accepted

No

II.2)

Quantity or Scope of the Contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope

As stated in the tender document

II.2.2)

Options

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options

Number of possible renewals

In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated time frame for subsequent contracts

II.3)

Duration of the contract or limit for completion

24

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 Terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the relevant provisions

III.1.3)

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is to be awarded

III.1.4)

Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject

III.2)

Conditions for Participation

III.2.1)

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers


(1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.

(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.

(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.

(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.

(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.

(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.

(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.

(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established

(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)

Economic and financial capacity


(1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.

(2) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.

III.2.3)

Technical capacity


(1) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures;

(2) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.

III.2.4)

Reserved contracts

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SECTION IV: PROCEDURE

IV.1)

Type of Procedure

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Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure

IV.1.1)

Have candidates already been selected?

No

IV.1.2)

Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

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IV.2)

Award Criteria

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Price 60
Availability 15
Method Statement 10
Oranisational Planning 10
Resources 5

IV.2.2)

An electronic auction will be used

No

IV.3 Administrative Information

IV.3.1)

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

954

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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Other previous publications

IV.3.3)

Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

 

IV.3.4)

Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16-03-2015  10:00

IV.3.5)

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

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Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)

Conditions for opening tenders

 16-03-2015  10:00
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SECTION VI: OTHER INFORMATION

VI.1)

Indicate whether this procurement is a recurrent one and the Estimated timing for further notices to be published

VI.2)

Does the contract relate to a Project/Programme financed by Community Funds?

No

VI.3)

Additional Information

(SC Ref:327561)

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures

Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

Fife Council shall incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period from the point of information on the award of the Contract being communicated to Tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful Tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting authority before the Contract is entered into

VI.4.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained


John Cosgrove

Fife House North Street

Glenrothes

KY7 5LT

UK

VI.5)

Dispatch date of this Notice

02-02-2015

ANNEX A

Additional Addresses and Contact Points

I)

Address and contact points from which further information can be obtained


Fife Council

Fife House, North Street

Glenrothes

KY7 5LT

UK

Jacqui Laing

+44 3451550000
http://www.fifedirect.org.uk

II)

Address and contact points from which specifications and additional documentation may be obtained


Public Contracts Scotland

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

UK

+44 3451550000
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

III)

Address and contact points to which Tenders/Requests to Participate must be sent


Public Contracts Scotland

UK

+44 3451550000
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk