Services - 229214-2016

06/07/2016    S128

Belgium-Brussels: Provision of transport and other logistic support services in the European Union and in third countries in the framework of civil protection, humanitarian aid and other European Union operations

2016/S 128-229214

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection — ECHO
Postal address: L-86
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: echo-civil-protection-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/echo/en/funding-evaluations/public-procurement/calls-for-tender
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1455
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
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Transport and logistic.

Section II: Object

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

Provision of transport and other logistic support services in the European Union and in third countries in the framework of civil protection, humanitarian aid and other European Union operations.

Reference number: ECHO/B1/SER/2016/08.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60000000 Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall aim of the present framework contract is to provide the European Union with:

— a real time information and consultancy service concerning availability and cost of transport assets and other logistic support services for civil protection operations inside and/or outside the participating States and humanitarian aid or other operations outside the European Union,

— the provisioning of transport and other logistic support services in emergency and non-emergency situations.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overall aim of the present framework contract is to provide the European Union with:

— a real time information and consultancy service concerning availability and cost of transport assets and other logistic support services for civil protection operations inside and/or outside the participating States and humanitarian aid or other operations outside the European Union,

— the provisioning of transport and other logistic support services in emergency and non-emergency situations.

In this context, the contractor shall have the capability to manage the entire transport chain and logistics functions from the point of origin/warehouse to the point of destination/warehouse, including all elements of the modes of transport necessary up to and including the delivery to the pre-defined final destination services to insure and deploy the assistance (means and teams) for civil protection, humanitarian aid and other European Union operations. This will include all necessary equipment, facilities, qualified personnel, expertise and other means necessary to perform the transport, freight forwarding and related services in accordance with the best commercial practice.

These services may be requested to support immediate aid deployments following sudden emergencies or to assist the implementation of aid operations in the context of protracted crises. Support to the implementation of the operations shall be provided for as long as it is required for a specific assignment.

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: no
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:

Proof that the tenderers are authorised to perform the contract under national law, as evidenced by inclusion in a professional or trade register or a sworn declaration or certificate, membership of a specific organisation, express authorisation, or entry in the VAT register.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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 a single operator
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/08/2016
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 05/09/2016
Local time: 10:00
Place:

ERCC, rue de la Loi 86, 1000 Brussels, BELGIUM

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

1 representative per tenderer may attend the opening of the bids. The name of the representative must be sent by e-mail at least 2 working days before the opening session to the following e-mail address: ECHO-CIVIL-PROTECTION-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24/06/2016