Transport Tender Ellesmere Port

Transport Tender Ellesmere Port

Provision of passenger transport services on various Local Bus, Community Services, Children Services Special needs, Social care & Mainstream necessary routes to/from/within the County of Cheshire West and Chester.

UK-Ellesmere Port: hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver

2012/S 94-155594

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council
Rivacre Business Centre, Mill Lane
Contact point(s): Integrated Transport Service
For the attention of: Transport Tender Team
CH66 3TL Ellesmere Port
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1244973377
E-mail: transporttendering@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA20543

Further information can be obtained from: Cheshire West & Chester Borough Council
Rivacre Business Centre, Mill Lane
Contact point(s): Integrated Transport Service
For the attention of: Transport Tender Team
CH66 3TL Ellesmere Port
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1244973377
E-mail: transporttendering@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Internet address: www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Cheshire West & Chester Borough Council
Rivacre Business Centre, Mill Lane
Contact point(s): Integrated Transport Service
For the attention of: Transport Tender Team
CH66 3TL Ellesmere Port
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1244973377
E-mail: transportendering@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Internet address: www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Cheshire West & Chester Borough Council
Rivacre Business Centre, Mill Lane
Contact point(s): Integrated Transport Service
For the attention of: Senior Manager – Integrated Public Transport
CH66 3TL Ellesmere Port
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1244973377
E-mail: transporttendering@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Internet address: www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Environment
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:

Retender Programme 2012: Phase 5.
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: Transport to/from/within the County of Cheshire West and Chester.
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)

Provision of passenger transport services on various Local Bus, Community Services, Children Services Special needs, Social care & Mainstream necessary routes to/from/within the County of Cheshire West and Chester.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000, 60172000, 60140000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

As specified in the tender documentation, available from the official purchasing address. Please note contracts will be awarded between a 1 year and 8 year basis. Length of contract will be stated on the tender form.
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

Duration in months: 96 (from the award of the contract)

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:

Delivery Payment.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As specified in the current “Conditions of Contract” available from the official purchasing address.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As specified in the current “Conditions of contract” available from the official purchasing address.
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 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.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As specified in the “Conditions of Contract” available from the offical purchasing address.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) 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.
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

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

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:
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: 15.6.2012
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.7.2012 – 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: 9.7.2012 – 14:00
Place:

Rivacre Business Centre, Mill Lane, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. CH66 3TL.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Local Government Officers as approved by Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Recurrent Procurement Programme, occuring approximately monthly.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Contracts awarded as a result of this advertisement may be extended/varied to meet the requirements of the 1985 Transport Act. The contracting authority is under no obligation to award any contracts as a result of this tendering process. Please note: Length of contract award will vary between 1 and 8 years, specific information will be disclosed on the tender form.
(MT Ref:88113).
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:14.5.2012