Tender for Protective Footwear and Personnel Protective Equipment

Tender for Protective Footwear and Personnel Protective Equipment

The tender will be split into 2 lots: (1) supply of Footwear and (2) supply of PPE products including but not limited to ear protection, respirators, earwear, gloves,head protection to the Go Ahead Group.
The aim of this tender is to award to 1 or 2 specialist suppliers for both Lots.

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: protective gear

2012/S 231-381106

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

The Go Ahead Group plc
41-51 Grey Street
For the attention of: Rosella Tait
NE1 6EE Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: Rosella.Tait@go-ahead.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.go-ahead.com

Further information can be obtained from: The Go-Ahead Group plc
4 Matthew Parker Street
Contact point(s): Rosella Tait
SW1H 9NP London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: rosella.tait@go-ahead.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The Go-Ahead Group plc
4 Matthew Parker Street
Contact point(s): Rosella Tait
SW1H 9NP London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: rosella.tait@go-ahead.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The Go-Ahead Group plc
4 Matthew Parker Street
Contact point(s): Rosella Tait
SW1H 9NP London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: rosella.tait@go-ahead.com

I.2)Main activity

Railway services
Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

Supply and delivery of Protective Footwear and Personnel Protective Equipment.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

The Go-Ahead Group owns public transport companies that operate bus and rail support services throughout the UK. Our companies are autonimous business units that work together wherever we find advantages insharing experience and expertise from around our Group. Our companies are significant contributors to the UKs public transport infrastructure. The Go-Ahead Group operates several rail franchises through Govia, a jointventure between Go-Ahead (65 %) and Keolis (35 %) which is a French based operator of passenger transportservices in seven European countries and in Canada. Since our first rail franchise win in 1996, rail has become central to our business development plans.
We are the largest commuter rail operator in the south east. Our rail companies are; Southern including GatwickExpress, Southeastern and London Midland. As a group we employ 10 000 staff, have a fleet of 776 trainsand carry 331.7 million passengers a year on our services. The success of Go-Ahead is based on continuing improvements to the current range of services to improve customer satisfaction and provide passengers with agreater choice of destinations, journey times and methods of planning and booking tickets.
Contract Description.
This contract is for the Provision of PPE to The Go-Ahead Group of companies, including all bus and rail companies.
The tender will be split into 2 lots: (1) supply of Footwear and (2) supply of PPE products including but not limited to ear protection, respirators, earwear, gloves,head protection to the Go Ahead Group.
The aim of this tender is to award to 1 or 2 specialist suppliers for both Lots.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18143000, 18141000, 18831000, 18142000, 18114000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots

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:

Lot 1 – Supply of Footwear to the Go Ahead Group.
Lot 2 – Supply of PPE (excluding Footwear).
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 1 000 000,00 and 2 000 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable contracts, estimated time-frame for subsequent calls for competition:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Supply and Delivery of Protective Footwear products

1)Short description:

Supply and Delivery of Protective Footwear products.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18831000

3)Quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 250 000,00 and 500 000,00 GBP
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Supply and Delivery of PPE

1)Short description:

Supply and Delivery of PPE.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18143000, 18141000, 18142000, 18114000

3)Quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 750 000,00 and 1 500 000,00 GBP

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Details to be provided in the Invitation To Tender documentation (ITT).
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details to be provided in the Invitation To Tender documentation (ITT).
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Details to be provided in the Invitation To Tender documentation (ITT).
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Supplier to express an interest by email to the person whose contact details are provided in section I..1 by the notice expiry date. A prequalification questionaire will be issued from 3.12.2012 to those who expressed an interest. This PQQ will be available for completion and submission on an electronic platform called IASTA. Details of login and passwordwill be provided at the time of receiving the PQQ. Suppliers to complete and return their PQQ on IASTA by 18.1.2013 (12:00) pm.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Supplier to express an interest by email to the person whose contact details are provided in section I..1 by the notice expiry date. A prequalification questionaire will be issued from 3.12.2012 to those who expressed an interest. This PQQ will be available for completion and submission on an electronic platform called IASTA. Details of login and passwordwill be provided at the time of receiving the PQQ. Suppliers to complete and return their PQQ on IASTA by 18.1.2013 (12:00) pm.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Supplier to express an interest by email to the person whose contact details are provided in section I..1 by the notice expiry date. A prequalification questionaire will be issued from 3.12.2012 to those who expressed an interest. This PQQ will be available for completion and submission on an electronic platform called IASTA. Details of login and passwordwill be provided at the time of receiving the PQQ. Suppliers to complete and return their PQQ on IASTA by 18.1.2013 (12:00) pm.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Reverse auction will be used.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

To be confirmed
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 11.1.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

18.1.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)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
VI.3)Additional information:

London & Birmingham Railway Ltd, London & Southeastern Railway Ltd and Southern Railway Ltd registered at3rd floor, 41-51 Grey street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6EE, UNITED KINGDOM, will be part of the frameworkagreement. Following response to this notice and qualification criteria, which are outlined, an Invitation to tenderdocument will be issued notwithstanding the existence of the achilles link-up supply chain services limited’srailway industry supplier qualification scheme; tenderers will be selected on the basis of responses to thisnotice. Any applicants whose request to participate does not comply with all the requirements set out in this notice maybe excluded from the competition.
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:27.11.2012