Services - 252459-2016

21/07/2016    S139    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Restricted procedure 

Netherlands-Utrecht: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2016/S 139-252459

Periodic indicative notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC
This notice is a call for competition: no
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: yes

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Eurail Group G.I.E
82297264
Postbus 2112
For the attention of: Petra Jabroer
3500 GC Utrecht
Netherlands
Telephone: +31 307508395
E-mail: tenders@eurailgroup.org

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.eurailgroup.org

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity
Railway services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Eticketing, Distribution Platform and Tracking Travel Behaviour (Market Consultation).
II.2)Type of contract
Services
II.3)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Replacing the paper ticket by an Eticket, together with the development of a distribution platform, is the dominant challenge for Eurail Group. In addition, Eurail Group is looking for a solution to track travel behaviour of its customers.
For the above challenges, Eurail Group intends to use solutions already available in the market and therefore this Market Consultation is held in order to:
— Get more details about the potential solutions and how these solutions might work in practice;
— Define the pilot scope and implementation phasing;
— Learn about possible solutions for electronic Tracking Travel Behaviour.
The scope of this Market Consultation can be divided in 2 chapters:
1. Eticketing and Distribution Platform development;
2. Tracking Travel behaviour.

Interested parties can show their interest for both or for either 1 of these chapters by sending an email to: tenders@eurailgroup.org

Market Consultation Process Description (Summary):

1. Interested parties can send an email to: tenders@eurailgroup.org no later than 19.8.2016, 23:59 (CET);

2. Eurail Group confirms receipt and provides relevant documentation and a Market Consultation questionnaire (documentation will be ready as of 19.8.2016);
3. Dialogue sessions.
In those cases where Eurail seeks further information from certain parties or groups of parties these (groups of) parties will be invited for a dialogue session with Eurail Group's market consultation team. In those sessions the invited (groups of) parties and Eurail Group will enter into a dialogue to clarify the given answers to Eurail Group or to answer new questions that emerge during the session. The session(s) will be held with 1 or more authorised representatives of the parties.
Please note that the dialogue sessions will be held in September (between 20-30.9.2016).
Background to the project:
The aim of Eurail Group is to increase the number of Eurail and Interrail travellers substantially in the future by offering propositions that excel in convenience and value to its current and future customers.
The above projects should help to improve the Eurail and Interrail Pass business and services whilst facilitating an effective and reliable inspection process for the carriers.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000 - TA36 - MA08, 30162000 - TA36 - MA08, 34980000 - MA08 - CB26, 30123100 - MA08 - TA36, 35125110 - CB26 - TA36

II.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
II.6)Estimated cost and main terms of financing
II.6.1)Initial estimated cost
II.6.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Estimated total value of supplies or services contract(s)
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18.7.2016

Appendix

Periodic indicative notice being a call for competition or aiming at reducing time-limits for the receipt of tenders

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Eticketing, Distribution Platform and Tracking Travel Behaviour (Market Consultation).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main place of performance: Nederland.

NUTS code NL

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Not yet known at this stage (Market Consultation).
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.
III.1.2)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.
III.1.3)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Criteria: quality; description: — requirements. Weighting 100

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
IV.3.2)Time-limit for receipt of expressions of interest:
IV.3.3)Time-limit for receipt of applications for an invitation to tender or to negotiate:
IV.3.4)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Additional information:

Interested operators must inform the contracting entity that they are interested in the contract(s). The contract(s) will be let without subsequent publication of a call for competition Tenders@eurailgroup.org

VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained