Services - 2-2017

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United Kingdom-London: Travel management services

2017/S 001-000002

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2101
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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
II.1.1)Title:

Travel management services.

Reference number: EMA/2016/64/ST.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
63516000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of travel management services to provide corporate travel services to the Agency's staff and visitors on and outside its premises, primarily for air and train travels. EMA organises an average of 7 000 worldwide trips per annum.

Tenderers whose turnover per annum is less than 6 000 000 EUR for each of the last 2 financial years will not be considered.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
63510000
63515000
79997000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI12
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is a decentralised body of the EU currently based in London (Canary Wharf). EMA is responsible for coordinating EU scientific resources to evaluate and supervise medical products for human and veterinary use across the EU. EMA organises an average of 7 000 worldwide trips per annum. Approximately 6 000 of these trips concern external persons attending meetings at the Agency premises and occasionally in other worldwide locations. The remaining 1 000 trips concern EMA staff travelling for authorised business trips. EMA intends to conclude a 1-year contract with a possibility of 3 1-year renewals with a provider of travel management services to provide corporate travel services to its staff and visitors on and outside its premises, primarily for air and train travels. Tenderers whose turnover per annum is less than 6 000 000 EUR for each of the last 2 financial years will not be considered.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agency wishes to conclude a service contract with a provider of travel management services for a maximum duration of 4 years. The initial contract will have a duration of 1 year with 3 possible renewals of 12 months each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/02/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 06/02/2017
Local time: 14:30
Place:

European Medicines Agency, 30 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5EU, UNITED KINGDOM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Maximum of 1 representative per tenderer is permitted to be present at the opening. For security reasons, tenderers must register within the given deadline (please see the invitation to tender letter) to be allowed to attend the opening.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:

Please note only 1 tender per tenderer may be submitted.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under 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 http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). 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.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
European Medicines Agency
30 Churchill Place
London
E14 5EU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2036606000
E-mail: info@ema.europa.eu
Fax: +44 2036605555

Internet address: http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/12/2016