Taxi Services Devon
To and from NHS Healthcare Property in the Torbay area.
UK-Torquay: taxi services
Section I: Contracting authority
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Procurement Department, Regent House, Regent Close
For the attention of: Adam Wilby
TQ2 7AN Torquay
Telephone: +44 1803653356
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sdhct.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://tactica-live.advanced365.com/
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 4: Transport of mail by land  and by air
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: To and from NHS Healthcare Property in the Torbay area.
NUTS code UKK42
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (Torbay Hospital) is going out to tender for the provision of Taxi services to NHS organisations in the Torbay area. The Trust hereby invites any interested parties to express interest and take part in the tender excise. The Trusts require a competent, efficient, reliable and economic service predominately for the transportation of patients to allow them to access treatment at our facilities and return home when they meet specific eligibility criteria within the Trusts’ catchment area. The Trusts’ have a smaller requirement to transport staff and occasionally to transport small items including blood or equipment to support the effective running of the organisations. Furthermore the option to operate free phone telephone lines and provision of exclusive taxi advertising on the Torbay Hospital site will be available. The contract on offer will be for an initial 3 years scheduled to begin 1st August 2012 with the option to extend by up to a further 2 years. The Trust shall conduct the process using an internet based tender portal which will allow bidders to access and submit tenders in an electronic format. The portal is free to use and all that bidders require is internet access and the ability to read and create documents in either Microsoft or pdf compatible format. To access the portal please visit https://tactica-live.advanced365.com/ and click on the current opportunities and select the tender from the list and follow the instructions listed there. This will allow you to download the full invitation to tender document and how to bid for the Trusts’ requirements.
Description of these options: Contract is for 3 years with the option to extend for upto a futher 2 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
1) Suppliers are required to express an interest in the OJEU process and submit tenders via the Trusts eSourcing system TACTICA – which is accessed at https://tactica-live.advanced365.com – please make sure that you are registered to avoid any future delays.
2) Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
(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 for compulsory winding up or 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 contracting 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 organisation, 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 26.5.1972 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 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering. Bidders who have been convicted of a Bribery Act 2010 offence under section 1 (offences relating to bribing another person) or section 6 (bribery of foreign public officials) will be excluded. In addition to the Provisions of Freedom of Information Act, Bidders will have due regard to the Trusts obligations on Transparency which are set out in more detail at www.businesslink.gov.uk/transparency/procurement and all offers will be submitted on the basis that the contract when awarded may be published in full in accordance with H M Government Transparency Guidance. Please note all responses to OJEU should be made through TACTICA eSourcing System.
As per tender documents.
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Licensed according to United Kingdom and European Union regulations (including Local Authority).
Section IV: Procedure
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: January – April 2015 or 2016 or 2017.
To receive more information about this tender, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest to this tender on the following site: https://tactica-live.advanced365.com.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:10.4.2012