Services - 145107-2017

15/04/2017    S75    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services

2017/S 075-145107

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
The Axis Building, 112 Upper Parliament Street
Nottingham
NG1 6LP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Jenny Newton
Telephone: +44 1159366858
E-mail: procurement.branch@dvsa.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.gov.uk/dvsa

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Nottingham:-Technical-testing%2C-analysis-and-consultancy-services./38DPA7J2ME
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
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: transport

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Market Surveillance — Vehicle and Components Testing Service.

Reference number: 028/002/0301
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71600000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Services provided under this framework agreement are to include the laboratory, on road and rest track testing services. These services are likely to include, but not limited to providing testing services of any vehicle type and/or automotive components to assess and measure against the standards they were approved to. Vehicle or component preparation, laboratory requirements and test/assessment processes shall follow the requirements and direction provided by the relevant EU directives.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP
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)
71600000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Services provided under this framework agreement are to include the laboratory, on road and rest track testing services. These services are likely to include, but not limited to:

— Providing testing services of any vehicle type and/or automotive components to assess and measure against the standards they were approved to. Vehicle or component preparation, laboratory requirements and test/assessment processes shall follow the requirements and direction provided by the relevant EU directives. Services required will include:

— Using regulatory procedures in laboratories equipped to conduct regulatory standard testing that would satisfy type approval standards. Witnessing of the testing may be undertaken by the Vehicle Certification Agency.

— Undertaking laboratory testing against other requirements than type approval standards for instance to assess a specific safety concern.

— Carrying out ‘on road’ testing using equipment enabled to provide real driving information.

— Testing under test track conditions

— Providing validated results.

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: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial contract period of 24 months, with options of two 12-month extension periods. Maximum contract length 48 months.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

As per invitation to tender documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As per invitation to tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As per invitation to tender documentation.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As per invitation to tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As per invitation to tender documentation.

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:

As per invitation to tender documentation.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 220-400968
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 09/05/2017
Local time: 11:00
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 09/05/2017
Local time: 11:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Nottingham:-Technical-testing%2C-analysis-and-consultancy-services./38DPA7J2ME

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/38DPA7J2ME

GO Reference: GO-2017412-PRO-9994340.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency
The Axis Building, 112 Upper Parliament Street
Nottingham
NG1 6LP
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency
The Axis Building, 112 Upper Parliament Street
Nottingham
NG1 6LP
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency
The Axis Building, 112 Upper Parliament Street
Nottingham
NG1 6LP
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/04/2017