Transport for Social Work Service Users

Transport for Social Work Service Users

Transport of clients who access and use Social Work services provided by the Council.

UK-Kirkintilloch: hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver

2012/S 201-330853

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

East Dunbartonshire Council
Civic & Corporate Headquarters, Southbank Marina,12 Strathkelvin Place
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement team
For the attention of: Ken Middlemas
G66 1TJ Kirkintilloch
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415745551
E-mail: Ken.Middlemas@eastdunbarton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1415745529

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00225

Further information can be obtained from: East Dunbartonshire Council
Broomhill Industrial Estate, Kilsyth Road
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement team
For the attention of: Ken Middlemas
G66 1TF Kirkintilloch
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415745551
E-mail: Ken.Middlemas@eastdunbarton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1415745529
Internet address: http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: East Dunbartonshire Council
Broomhill Industrial Estate, Kilsyth Road
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement team
For the attention of: Ken Middlemas
G66 1TF Kirkintilloch
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415745551
E-mail: Ken.Middlemas@eastdunbarton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1415745529
Internet address: http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: East Dunbartonshire Council
Civic & Corporate Headquarters, Southbank Marina,12 Strathkelvin Place
Contact point(s): Legal and Democratic Services
For the attention of: Alistair Crighton
G66 1TJ Kirkintilloch
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415788530
E-mail: Alistair.Crighton@eastdunbarton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1415745529
Internet address: http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

EDC/2012/1353 Transport for Social Work Service Users.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: East Dunbartonshire, North of Glasgow, and other related areas in Scotland, United Kingdom.
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)

Transport of clients who access and use Social Work services provided by the Council.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=241981.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000

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:

As detailed in the tender documents.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 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

Starting 1.2.2013. Completion 31.1.2016

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:

Payment will be made no later than 28 days from the date of a valid invoice for the services provided.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and severall liability where appropriate.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: All personnel to be used on the contract will require Disclosure Notice checking for PVG.
Vehicle insurance must cover for hire and reward, and copies of all Insurances must be provided together with PCV licence or taxi/private hire car licence (or suitable alternatives as appropriate).
The Council reserve the power to inspect participants vehicles, premises and facilities at any time by arrangement.
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
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 reference from their bank.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(3) 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.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A statement of the candidate’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years.
(2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract.
(3) 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.
(4) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures.
(5) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:

EDC/2012/1353
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: 21.11.2012
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

29.11.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 30.11.2012 – 12:00
Place:

Council Headquarters Southbank Marina.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Member of Council opening tenders, and Legal Staff.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Tenders will be evaluated in 2 stages.
The prequalification aspects will be evaluated and any supplier who does not meet these aspects will be excluded from further consideration.
Tenders from suppliers who fulfil the prequalification aspects will then be evaluated commercially.
The prequalification document will be lodged by 22.10.2012 with the tender details week commencing 29.10.2012.
Suppliers will be required to lodge two separate envelopes on the same day and labels will be issued for this purpose.
(SC Ref:241981).
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:15.10.2012