Transportation of Bodies on Behalf of HM Coroner Hampshire

Transportation of Bodies on Behalf of HM Coroner Hampshire

The work will be divided into five contract areas and commence on 1st February 2014, for an initial period of 5 years.

United Kingdom-Winchester: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2013/S 162-282736

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Hampshire County Council
County Supplies Bar End Road
For the attention of: Sarah Wild
SO23 9NR Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1962826909
E-mail: county.supplies.contracts@hants.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1962826964

Internet address(es):

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

Further information can be obtained from: Hampshire county Council
County Supplies, Bar End Road
SO23 9NR Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Hampshire County Council
County Supplies Bar End Road
SO23 9NR Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://intendhost.co.uk/hampshire

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Hampshire County Council
County Supplies Bar End Road
SO23 9NR Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Public order and safety
Environment
Economic and financial affairs
Social protection
Recreation, culture and religion
Education
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:

Transportation of Bodies on Behalf of HM Coroner (Hampshire – North East and Portsmouth & South East).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the County of Hampshire.
NUTS code UKJ3

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)

All deaths that occur in circumstances where a doctor is unable to sign a death certificate must be referred to the Coroner. The Contractor on receipt of an instruction will be required to provide an efficient and sensitive collection of a body and transfer it to a designated hospital.
The work will be divided into five contract areas and commence on 1st February 2014, for an initial period of 5 years.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

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 in II.1.5 above.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 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

Duration in months: 84 (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:
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the Invitation to Tender document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As in III.2.1.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As in III.2.1.
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: no
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: no

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 minimum number 5: and maximum number 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As in PQQ.
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:

HS2130, HS2131, HS2132, HS2133, HS2134.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 23.9.2013 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.9.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

8.10.2013
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

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: At expiry of contracts
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Interested parties should register their interest and obtain documents via the In-Tend website: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire

Full details are available therein. The tender exercise will be carried out electronically.
The Council is a public body as defined by the Freedom of Information Act and all correspondence shall be dealt with in accordance with the said Act.

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:20.8.2013