Tender for the Provision of an Asset Management System
Centro’s Asset Management System requirement excludes the need for the provision of CRM, Finance Systems and GIS; however the implemented Asset Management Sytem will need to interlink with these systems.
United Kingdom-Birmingham: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Section I: Contracting authority
West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive (Centro)
Centro House, 16 Summer Lane
For the attention of: Rachael Jenkins
B19 3SD Birmingham
Telephone: +44 1212002787
General address of the contracting authority: www.centro.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://centro.bravosolution.co.uk
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 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Centro supported area of the West Midlands, UK.
NUTS code UK
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 10
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: Contract is 10 years subject to contract terms and conditions. Due to the nature and scope of the IT requirements maintenance and ongoing system support may be required for a longer period than 4 years.
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 500 000 GBP
Our aim is to transform public transport so that people of the West Midlands have a world class system provided by a best in class organisation. We are working hard to ensure everyone in the region benefits from an effective network that meets the economic, social and environmental needs of the West Midlands.
Centro intends to procure an asset management system to help with the effective and efficient management of the extensive range of assets across the West Midlands. Please note: Centro’s Asset Management System requirement excludes the need for the provision of CRM, Finance Systems and GIS; however the implemented Asset Management Sytem will need to interlink with these systems.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
1.Register your company details on https://centro.bravosolution.co.uk. Click the link marked “to register” – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’. Enter your correct business and user details. We highly recommend completing both the basic and extended profiles (the extended profile can be completed when you have logged into the portal). Please ensure you note the username and click ‘Save’ when complete. You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Login to the portal with your unique username/password. Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).
3. EXPRESSING INTEREST: Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content and click ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. As a result, you will now move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only. You can now access the information related to the tender provision; click on ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box to access any/all attachments.
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As indicated in the PQQ and tender documentation provided as part of this tender provision.
Section IV: Procedure
Additional information about electronic auction: As indicated in the PQQ and tender documentation provided as part of this tender provision.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.8.2013