Services - 225722-2020

14/05/2020    S94

United Kingdom-Stockton on Tees: Hire of buses and coaches with driver

2020/S 094-225722

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Education Training Collective
Postal address: Harvard Avenue
Town: Stockton on Tees
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: TS17 6FB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: pippa.dooley@tenetservices.com
Telephone: +44 1376511411
Fax: +44 1376515970
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.stockton.ac.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.stockton.ac.uk/
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://suppliers.multiquote.com
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: The Education Training Collective
Postal address: Harvard Avenue
Town: Stockton on Tees
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: TS17 6FB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: pippa.dooley@tenetservices.com
Telephone: +44 1376511411
Fax: +44 1376515970
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.stockton.ac.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.stockton.ac.uk/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://suppliers.multiquote.com
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
Education

Section II: Object

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

Education Training Collective: Student Transport Services (Bede Sixth Form College)

Reference number: CA7246 -
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60172000 Hire of buses and coaches with driver
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Tender for the provision of Student Transport for The Education Training Collective (Bede Sixth Form College).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC12 South Teesside
NUTS code: UKC11 Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees
NUTS code: UKC1 Tees Valley and Durham
Main site or place of performance:

Billingham.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

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.

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
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:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 24 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 24 month(s).

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:

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.

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

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 level(s) of standards possibly required:

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.

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

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 level(s) of standards possibly required:

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

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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/06/2020
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:
English
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/06/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional 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.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Tenet Education Services
Postal address: Station Road
Town: Witham
Postal code: CM8 2TL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: pippa.dooley@tenetservices.com
Telephone: +44 1376511411
Fax: +44 1376515970
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/05/2020