Tender for Airport Content Management System

Tender for Airport Content Management System

To supply, implement and support a new Airport Content Management System. 

United Kingdom-Manchester: Content management software package

2018/S 149-343015

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Manchester Airport PLC
Olympic House, Manchester Airport,
M90 1QX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Leslie Mather
E-mail: ITProcurement@magairports.com
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.magairports.com/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://esourcing.waxdigital.co.uk/MAG/?Culture=en-GB
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://esourcing.waxdigital.co.uk/MAG/?Culture=en-GB

I.6)Main activity

Airport-related activities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Airport Content Management System

Reference number: MAGID1387

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

MAG is seeking to award a framework agreement to a single service provider to supply, implement and support a new Airport Content Management System. The platform will become the core content management system for Manchester Airport, Stansted Airport and East Midlands Airport, managing operational information and dynamic content to passenger and staff information display screens.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Any site owned or operated by Manchester Airport PLC or one of its affiliates.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

MAG is seeking to award a framework agreement to a single service provider to supply, implement and support a new Airport Content Management System. The platform will become the core content management system for all MAG owned and operated airports including Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands. The solution will manage operational information and dynamic content to passenger and staff information display screens.

The content management platform will manage content appropriate for the following: Check in Desks, Check in Hall, Security, Departure Lounge, Piers/Satellites/Gate Rooms, Gate Locations, Aircraft and Airline Service and Crewing operational information, Arrivals Immigration Halls, Arrivals Baggage Reclaim Hall, International or Domestic Arrivals Baggage Reclaim Belts, Arrivals International or Domestic Arrivals Landside and Onward travel, Lounges, Internal and External Bus / Train Platforms.

The scope of the framework agreement includes the supply, implementation and ongoing support of the content management platform. The framework scope also includes any related products and services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

If awarded, the initial contract term will be for 60 months, with options to extend by up to a maximum of 36 additional months, in any number of separate extensions (maximum of 96 months in total).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Interested applicants are required to register their interest via ITProcurement@magairports.com and will be provided with access to the procurement documents on the MAG esourcing platform. Applicants are required to state their Company Name, Primary Contact Name and Primary Contact Email Address in their request to participate. Applicants should state reference “MAGID1387 ACMS PQQ” in the subject line of their email request to participate.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

MAG reserves the right to request deposits, guarantees (performance and/or financial), parent guarantees or other forms of security.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Where the Applicant is a consortium, each Member of the Applicant may be required to contract on any basis which MAG considers appropriate in its discretion having regard to the nature, size and complexity of the services which basis may be discussed during the Negotiated Procedure or will be set out in the Procurement Documentation. MAG may, at its absolute discretion and in particular, require the Applicant to contract:

— on the basis of joint and several liability,

— with a particular single Member of the Applicant as the prime Supplier (with the other Members providing collateral warranties and/or guarantees),

— as an incorporated or unincorporated special purpose vehicle (with guarantees from the other Members of the Applicant), and in any event,

— in a manner satisfactory to MAG.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 04/09/2018
Local time: 13:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 30/09/2018

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Manchester Airport PLC
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: