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United Kingdom-Stockton on Tees: Hire of buses and coaches with driver
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Education Training Collective: Student Transport Services (Bede Sixth Form College)
Tender for the provision of Student Transport for The Education Training Collective (Bede Sixth Form College).
The service provider will be required to have a fleet of vehicles capable of servicing the requirements of the Corporation and the Tees Valley geographic region.
48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 24 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 24 month(s).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A selection questionnaire (SQ) must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process evidence of business quality standards, accreditations and relevant experience. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
Minimum insurance levels:
Employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance = GBP 10 M for each and every claim,
Public liability insurance = GBP 5 M for each and every claim,
Motor third party insurance= GBP 5 M,
Unlimited indemnity for death and personal injury.
Score for each question between 8 and 10 and a combined score of between 56 and 70 for each reference.
Three references provided that detail similar work to that required for this provision to a high standard in the last 5 years.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Section II.3) — dates refer to the initial contract period and do not include the options of any extensions.
Section IV.3.5) — any dates shown are an estimate.
In the first instance, candidates should register with www.multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract, full details of the contract will be available.
The contracting authority shall not be under any obligation to accept any tender. The contracting authority reserves the right to cancel the entire or parts of the tender, without such an action conferring any right to compensation on the tenderers.
The contracting authority has no liability to settle any cost incurred by the tenderer as a result of the tendering procedure.
The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).