Tender for Operating Lease Facility

Tender for Operating Lease Facility

An operating lease facility to finance the acquisition of vehicles and general equipment. Estimated value: GBP 550 000.

United Kingdom-Barry: Financial leasing services

2014/S 019-029869

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Vale of Glamorgan Council
Civic Offices, Holton Road
For the attention of: Gemma Jones
CF63 4RU Barry
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1446709141
E-mail: ghjones@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1446701729

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: UniLink Finance Ltd
206 Coppergate House, 16 Brune Street
For the attention of: Ian Blower
E1 7NJ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8448875544
E-mail: ian@unilinkfinance.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: UniLink Finance Ltd
206 Coppergate House, 16 Brune Street
For the attention of: Ian Blower
E1 7NJ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8448875544
E-mail: ian@unilinkfinance.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: UniLink Finance Ltd
206 Coppergate House, 16 Brune Street
E1 7NJ London
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Operating Lease Facility.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 6: Financial services a) Insurances services b) Banking and investment services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Barry.
NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

An operating lease facility to finance the acquisition of vehicles and general equipment. Estimated value: GBP 550 000
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66114000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 550 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided
(2) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities;
(3) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
(4) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the candidate to carry out the work under the contract; or be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract; particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the candidate.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Financial Leasing Services
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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 7
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 below

1. Price

2. Quality of Service

3. Financial and Legal Status

4. Relevent Experience and Documentation

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
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
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: 31.1.2014
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.2.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

26.2.2014
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(WA Ref:5684)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Vale of Glamorgan Council
Civic Offices, Holton Road
CF63 4RU Barry
UNITED KINGDOM

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:24.1.2014