Supply of Axle Stands

Supply of Axle Stands

Vehicle jacks. The Authority is considering establishing a 4 year Enabling Contract for the supply of 2 tonne, 5 tonne and 8 tonne Vehicle Support Stands (Axle Stands). The axle stands are identified by NATO Stock Numbers WTE/4910 15 204 2164, WTE/ 4910 15 204 2165 and WTE/4910 15 204 2166.

UK-Telford: vehicle jacks

2012/S 164-272544

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group
Building B15, MOD Donnington
Contact point(s): LSBU4 DSG
For the attention of: Ms Alison Corbett
TF2 8JT Telford
Telephone: +44 1952675939
Fax: +44 1952673865

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply of Axle Stands.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKG21

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 years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 684 000 and 3 400 000 GBP

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

Vehicle jacks. The Authority is considering establishing a 4 year Enabling Contract for the supply of 2 tonne, 5 tonne and 8 tonne Vehicle Support Stands (Axle Stands). The axle stands are identified by NATO Stock Numbers WTE/4910 15 204 2164, WTE/ 4910 15 204 2165 and WTE/4910 15 204 2166. A specification, to which the items must be manufactured in full compliance, shall be provided to Tenderers with the ITT. Tenderers may also be requested to supply a sample of their equipment in order for a technical assessment to be carried out to ensure suitability in meeting the Authorities requirement. It shall be a strict requirement of the contract that the design, construction and performance of the 2 tonne Axle Stands are tested by a third party UKAS accredited agency in accordance with the requirements of BS AU 223a:2006 – Stability Test, Overload Test, Rotational Resistance, Structural Integrity of the Engagement Head. The principles of this test shall apply equally to the 5 tonne and 8 tonne Axle Stands. In accordance with the Governments Transparency agenda, the Authority shall publish the Tender and Contract documents online. Further guidance shall be provided with the ITT. Expressions of interest to participate in this requirement are to be submitted, in writing or by email, to: Ms Alison Corbett, Procurement Manager, DSG Land Supply, Building B15, MOD Donnington, Telford, Shropshire TF2 8JT, United Kingdom. Tel +44 1952673959 Fax: +44 1952673967 E-mail: and should as an absolute minimum provide the following:

1. Organisation and contact details:
(i) full name of organisation tendering (or of organisation acting as lead contact where a consortium bid is being submitted);
(ii) Registered office address;
(iii) Company or charity registration number;
(iv) VAT registration number;
(v) Name of immediate parent company;
(vi) Name of ultimate parent company;
(vii) Type of organisation (public limited company, limited company, limited liability partnership, other partnership, sole trader, other – please specify);
(viii) Contact details – name, address, telephone number and email address. For non-UK businesses only: (ix) Registration with professional body (x) is it a legal requirement in the state where you are established for you to be licensed or a member of a relevant organisation in order to provide the requirement in this procurement? If yes, please provide details of what is required and confirm you have complied with this.
2. Technical and Professional Ability, please provide details of up to three contracts from either or both the public or private sector, that are relevant to the Authority’s requirement. Contracts for the supply of goods or goods and services should have been performed during the past three years. Works contracts may be from the past five years. The customer contact should be prepared to speak to the purchasing organisation to confirm the accuracy of the information provided below if the Authority wishes to contact them. For each contract please provide:
(i) Customer organisation name;
(ii) Customer contact name, telephone number and email address;
(iii) Contract start date completion date and contract value;
(iv) brief description of contract (max 150 words) including evidence as to your technical capability in this market.
If you cannot provide at least one example, please briefly explain why (max 100 words).
3. Evidence of ISO 9001:2008 Accreditation. Please provide a copy of current certificate or a clear demonstration that accreditation shall be acquired within 6 months. Only those expressions of interest that fully meet the requirements laid out above shall be considered for invitation to Tender.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

As per section II.1.5.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 684 000 and 3 400 000 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: 48 (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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)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

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: Yes. A Reverse Auction, conducted using electronic means, may be used as part of the procurement process for this requirement. Specific relevant information on Reverse Auction usage will be given in the Invitation to Tender.
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

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

1.10.2012 – 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

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.Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

Advertising Regime OJEU: This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and GO Reference: GO-2012823-DCB-4180579.

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

Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group
Building B15, Donnington
TF2 8JT Telford
Telephone: +44 1952673959

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.8.2012