Services - 191130-2019

24/04/2019    S80

Netherlands-Amsterdam: Provision of Courier Services

2019/S 080-191130

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Medicines Agency
Postal address: Spark building/gebouw, Orlyplein 24
Town: Amsterdam
NUTS code: NL329 Groot-Amsterdam
Postal code: 104 3DP
Country: Netherlands
Contact person: Katarzyna Kola
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Provision of Courier Services

Reference number: EMA/2018/37/DED
II.1.2)Main CPV code
64120000 Courier services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The agency requires courier services for its headquarter in Amsterdam for consignments to be sent worldwide, mainly to the member states of the EU. Worldwide mail collection is also required and collection from previous London headquarter to be shipped to its new headquarter in Amsterdam.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 EUR
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NL329 Groot-Amsterdam
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Section II.I.4

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Service levels and consignments insurance / Weighting: 20 %
Quality criterion - Name: Booking system and reporting tool / Weighting: 20 %
Quality criterion - Name: Contract management / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion - Name: Tenderer’s terms and conditions / Weighting: 5 %
Price - Weighting: 40 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to open procedure

The European Medicines Agency did not receive any tenders in responds to open procurement procedure No EMA/2017/24/ST courier services published on 3.7.2018. The original procurement documents were not substantially altered.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: EMA/2018/37/DED

Courier Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: DHL International B.V.
Town: Schiphol
NUTS code: NL32 Noord-Holland
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 250 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision, an appeal may be lodged to the review body in Heading VI.4.1. You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the Contracting Authority indicated in Heading I.1. If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Medicines Agency
Postal address: Spark building/gebouw, Orlyplein 24
Town: Amsterdam
Postal code: 104 3DP
Country: Netherlands
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: