Traffic Control Services Cornwall
CORMAC Solutions is seeking to appoint contractors to provide traffic management services, to complement limited existing in-house resources to meet fluctuating workload and specialist projects.
United Kingdom-Bodmin: Traffic control services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Cormac Solutions Ltd
Strategic Procurement, Castle Canyke Road
Contact point(s): Strategic Procurement
PL31 1DZ Bodmin
Telephone: +44 1872323313
Fax: +44 1872324454
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cormacltd.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)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKK3
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 3 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Traffic management services, includes (but is not limited to) associated traffic management services, including high speed (Chapter 8), A roads, B roads and minor roads. It is intended that the majority of services packages will be called-off from a Schedule of Rates with individual values from 200 GBP to 5 000 GBP. Mini competition exercises may be used by CORMAC Solutions to reopen competition between the appointed contractors, where it is deemed beneficial.
Contractors intending to participate in this procurement opportunity will need to be operating a Quality Management System incorporating National Highways Sector Schemes 12A, 12B and 12D.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 3 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: The Framework will be subject to CORMAC Solutions’ Terms and Conditions of Contract.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Economic operators subject to any of the following [may/will] not be considered where the said operator
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where their affairs are being administered by the court, where they have entered into an arrangement with creditors, where they have 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 final judgement 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 they are 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 they are 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 June 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 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
(l) has been the subject of a conviction for failing to prevent Bribery or Corruption as stated under section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
(a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance sheets or extracts from the balance sheets, where publication of the balance sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
(d) the criteria listed in III.2.1; and
(e) any other information or documents referred to in the Invitation to Tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to Invitation to Tender document.
May include, but shall not be limited to
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past 5 years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given:
— where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority,
— where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(g) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
(h) a statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years;
(i) a statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
(k) with regard to the products to be supplied:
(i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests;
(ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
(m) the criteria listed in III.2.1; and
(n) any other information or documents referred to in the Invitation to Tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the Invitation to Tender document.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11.11.2014 – 15:00
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
1. The contract(s) to be entered into shall be considered as contract(s) made under English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
2. CORMAC Solutions reserves the right not to enter into any agreement or award any contract as a result of this notice and to vary or change or not to proceed with this competition at any stage of the procurement process.
3. CORMAC Solutions shall not be responsible for any costs incurred by any organisation responding to this notice.
4. If any organisation considers that any information supplied by it to CORMAC Solutions is commercially sensitive or confidential in nature this should be highlighted and the reasons for (and duration of) its commercial sensitivity or confidentiality specified. Each organisation should be aware that even where it has been indicated that information is commercially sensitive or confidential; CORMAC Solutions may be required to disclose it pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Regulations 2004 in response to a request where such disclosure is considered to be in the public interest. Please note that receipt by CORMAC Solutions of any material marked ‘confidential’ or equivalent shall not be taken to mean that CORMAC Solutions accepts any duty of confidence by virtue of that marking.
5. Organisations will be provided with detailed instructions concerning the information they must provide. This will be contained in the Invitation to Tender document. Consideration will only be given to those organisations which complete and return the ITT. The ITT can be obtained by submitting an expression of interest by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or believe they are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and may take the form of an application for an order to set aside the award decision, suspend the procedure or amend a document, or if the contract has been entered into a claim for a declaration of contract ineffectiveness and/or a claim for damages.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: