Supply of Refuse Collection Vehicles

Supply of Refuse Collection Vehicles

Vehicles for refuse. Procurement Lincolnshire is seeking expressions of interest from potential suppliers for the provision of refuse collection vehicles ranging from 15 to 32 tonnes.

UK-Lincoln: vehicles for refuse

2012/S 115-190170

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Procurement Lincolnshire
c/o Lincolnshire County Council, Newland
Contact point(s): Procurement Lincolnshire
For the attention of: Carl Miller
LN1 1BA Lincoln
Telephone: +44 1522553673

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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Boston Borough Council
Municipal Buildings,,, Lincolnshire,, West Street
PE21 8QR Boston

East Lindsey District Council
Tedder Hall, Manby Park
LN11 8UP Louth

North Kesteven District Council
District Council Offices, Kesteven Street
NG34 7EF Sleaford

Scarborough Borough Council
Town Hall, St Nicholas Street
YO11 2HG Scarborough

South Holland District Council
Council Offices, Priory Road
PE11 2XE Spalding

South Kesteven District Council
Council Offices, St Peter’s Hill
NG31 6PZ Grantham

West Lindsey District Council
Guildhall, Marshalls Yard
DN21 2NA Gainsborough

City of York Council
Library Square
YO1 7DU York

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Supply of Refuse Collection Vehicles.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKF3

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: 24 000 000 GBP

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

Vehicles for refuse. Procurement Lincolnshire is seeking expressions of interest from potential suppliers for the provision of refuse collection vehicles ranging from 15 to 32 tonnes. The tender is for the selection of a suitably experienced and established supplier to supply a range of refuse collection vehicles for delivery to a number of named local authorities within Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire. In addition to the named participants, the resulting framework agreement will be accessible by other local authorities within Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire who are not in a position to confirm their participation at the time of this tender process.
The procurement will be structured in two lots, for standard and narrow track vehicles. For each lot, the successful supplier will be reponsible for providing all refuse collection vehicle types detailed in the specification, and associated support including (but not limited to) warranty cover, training, provision of spare parts etc. Bidders should note that we have a desire for a positive approach to sustainabillity and environmental management from the succesful supplier.
The terms offered by the successful suppliers through the tender process will be made available to the participating local authorities where they are sourcing the vehicles direct, and to third party providers where they are sourcing vehicles on behalf of the participating local authorities.
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): yes

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

Indicative volumes of vehicles required by named participants for the 4 year duration will be between 100 and 120.
II.2.2)Information about options
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)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Standard Refuse Collection Vehicles

1)Short description

A range of standard width refuse collection vehicles between 15 and 32 Tonnes.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


3)Quantity or scope

Approximately 76 vehicles across 9 vehicles types.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Narrow Track Vehicles

1)Short description

A range of narrow track refuse collection vehicles between 18 and 26 Tonnes.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


3)Quantity or scope

Approximately 41 vehicles across 5 vehicle types.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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

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
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

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2011/S 116-191775 of 18.6.2011

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: 13.7.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

20.7.2012 – 12:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 20.7.2012 – 12:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 12 months prior to the expiry of the initial framework period
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

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 3374EKU936. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 20.7.2012 12:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.
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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:14.6.2012