Services - 166726-2019

09/04/2019    S70    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Norway-Kjeller: Courier services

2019/S 070-166726

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Forsvaret v/Forsvarets logistikkorganisasjon
National registration number: 988517860
Postal address: Fetveien 80-84
Town: Kjeller
Postal code: 2007
Country: Norway
Contact person: Andrea Sletmo Farstad

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Quick Deliveries of Goods

Reference number: 2019009159
II.1.2)Main CPV code
64120000 Courier services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Forsvaret c/o FLO [the Norwegian Armed Forces c/o the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO)] want to use this competition to enter into a Framework Agreement for quick deliveries of goods.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 16 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
42417200 Conveyors
60000000 Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
60100000 Road transport services
60160000 Mail transport by road
60411000 Scheduled airmail transport services
60421000 Non-scheduled airmail transport services
64000000 Postal and telecommunications services
64100000 Post and courier services
64110000 Postal services
64121000 Multi-modal courier services
79571000 Mailing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this procurement is to meet the Norwegian Armed Forces’ need for quick deliveries of goods inbound in Norway. The Framework Agreement must cover the transport of shipments that need immediate collection, and door-to-door delivery within a time frame of 24 hours at the latest.

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: 16 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option 1 + 1.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

1 year + 1 year.

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:

Qualification requirement: tenderers must be registered in a company register or a trade register in the country where the tenderer is established.

Documentation requirement:

— Norwegian tenderers: company registration certificate,

— foreign tenderers: verification that the tenderer is registered in a company register or trade register in the state where the tenderer is established.

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

Other economic and financial requirements: the tenderer must have the required economic and financial capacity to fulfil the contract.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Qualification requirement: tenderers must have the required economic and financial capacity to fulfil the contract. A credit rating of “credit worthy” or equivalent will be sufficient to fulfil the requirement.

Documentation requirement: credit rating from a certified credit rating agency, based on the last fiscal figures. The rating must not be older than 3 months.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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.1.1)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 a single operator
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 07/05/2019
Local time: 09:00
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 05/08/2019
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 07/05/2019
Local time: 09:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Forsvaret v/Forsvarets logistikkorganisasjon
Postal address: Fetveien 80-84
Town: Kjeller
Postal code: 2007
Country: Norway
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Klageorgan for offentlige anskaffelser (KOFA)
Postal address: Zander Kaaes gate 7
Town: Bergen
Postal code: 5015
Country: Norway

Internet address:

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: