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United Kingdom-Hertford: Motor vehicles
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.hertsdirect.org
Section II: Object
Hertfordshire County Council and TPPL Vehicle Purchase Framework
Hertfordshire County Council (“Council”) invited tenders for organisations to participate in a 48 month Agreement (“the Agreement”) for the supply of vehicles and ancillary goods/services (“Vehicles”). The range and types of vehicles to be supplied we’re detailed in the procurement documents. The agreement may be used by the Council, by all local authorities within England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and other organisations (“Eligible Bodies”) located in the United Kingdom as identified in the Contract Notice. In creating the agreement, the Council will function as a central purchasing body as defined in the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR15). This means that the Council may provide central purchasing activity on behalf of Contracting Authorities.
The Council intends to make the Agreement available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
Supply of passenger cars of all types and body styles including Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas, Hydrogen & all Bio Fuel mixtures).
The Lot includes the option to supply pre-registered and ex-demonstration vehicles. Spare parts and maintenance contract services may also be required.
Light and medium commercial vehicles up to 12.5t
Supply of light and medium commercial vehicles (LCVs & MCVs) up to 12.5t including Diesel, Petrol, Hybrid, Electric, LPG, Hydrogen and Bio fuels. The Lot also covers Vehicles purchased with body conversions including but not limited to Tippers, Drop-side, Luton, Flat, Curtain-side, Recycling, Aerial Platform, Jetters, Cranes, Street Lighting and any other body type an Eligible Body may require.
Pedestrian, compact and chassis mounted road sweepers up to 12.5t
Supply of pedestrian, compact and chassis mounted road sweepers up to 12.5t. To include all fuel types, e.g. Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas, Hydrogen & all Bio Fuel mixtures).
Vehicle racking and van conversions
Supply of Vehicle racking and van conversions to include ply lining, full racking conversions all ancillary electrical, tow bars, roof pipes, ladders, invertors and any other equipment that an Eligible Body may need in the conversion of vans. This Lot includes the option to supply vehicle livery when specified by the Eligible Body.
Supply of telematics equipment to include mapping, vehicle data reporting, fuel analyst, tracking equipment and can include installation and provision of maintenance contracts if required by an Eligible Body.
Electric vehicle charging infrastructure
Supply of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, including charge points and any other infrastructure that will enable electric vehicle charging, to include installation and maintenance of the charging points.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Light and Medium Commercial Vehicles up to 12.5t
Pedestrian, Compact and Chassis Mounted Road Sweepers up to 12.5t
Vehicle Racking and Van Conversions
Section VI: Complementary information
The Council intends to make the agreement available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase the above services. Please see the original Contract Notice for the full list of definable groups. GO Reference: GO-201949-PRO-14781762.
The Contracting Authority incorporated a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Framework Agreement was communicated to tenderers. This period allowed unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award the Framework Agreement before it was executed/signed (as appropriate).
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (“Regulations”) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where an agreement has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Framework Agreement has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the Framework Agreement ineffective.