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Services - 33758-2020

23/01/2020    S16    Services - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Plymouth: Transport systems consultancy services

2020/S 016-033758

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: South West Smart Applications Ltd
Postal address: Ground Floor, 3 The Crescent
Town: Plymouth
NUTS code: UKK41
Postal code: PL1 3AB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: James Bloor
E-mail: procurement@talktosam.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1752977447

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.talktosam.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.talktosam.co.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Please see list in Section II.2.4)
Town: Plymouth
NUTS code: UKK41
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@talktosam.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.talktosam.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.talktosam.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.talktosam.co.uk/framework/current-ojeu-opportunities/
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
Other type: Company limited by guarantee
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Transport ticketing and scheme services

Section II: Object

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

Procurement of Consultancy Services for Ticketing Schemes by South West Smart Applications Ltd on behalf of its Current and Future Local Authority, Other Public Sector, and Operator Members

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71311200 - TA36 - MA12 - MA09
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The provision of consultancy services to assist in the scoping, development, monitoring, reporting, apportionment and settlement processes of entitlement, commercial and non-commercial ticketing schemes within the UK. Services will be available under a framework call-off to contracting authorities who for this procurement are defined as all current and future local authority, other public sector and private sector organisations who are Members of South West Smart Applications Ltd (SWSAL) within England, Wales and Scotland. A detailed list of all 186 eligible local authority, and other public sector contracting authorities — including all 54 existing SWSAL members and 132 potential SWSAL members is available at https://www.talktosam.co.uk/framework/current-ojeu-opportunities/. An abridged list of contracting authorities is included in Section II.2.4).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66171000
72221000
71600000
72246000
79411000
79419000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

All or any of England, Wales and Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of consultancy services to assist in the scoping, development, monitoring, reporting, apportionment and settlement processes of entitlement, commercial and non-commercial ticketing schemes within the UK.

Services will be available under a framework to contracting authorities, defined as all current and future local authority, other public sector and private sector organisations who are members of South West Smart Applications Ltd (SWSAL) within England, Wales and Scotland. A detailed list of all 186 eligible local authority, and other public sector contracting authorities — including all 54 existing SWSAL Members, as well as

— 7 English Combined Authority,

— 36 English Unitary, 10 English County, 32 London Boroughs,

— 20 Welsh Local Authority, and

— 27 Scottish Local Authority eligible Members is available at https://www.talktosam.co.uk/framework/current-ojeu-opportunities/.

Below is an abridged list of contracting authorities:

All current local authority and other public sector body members of SWSAL inc:

Aberdeenshire, Bath and North East Somerset, BCP, Bristol, Caerphilly, Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Cumbria, Devon, Dorset, Dundee, Essex, Flintshire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Lancashire, Leicester, Lincolnshire, Milton Keynes, Nexus, Norfolk, North East Lincolnshire, North Somerset, North Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Perth and Kinross, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Scottish Borders, Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Stirling, Swindon, Torbay, Warwickshire, West Berkshire, West Sussex, and Wiltshire Councils, as well as DfT, Merseytravel, South Yorkshire PTE, Tees Valley CA, SESTrans, TfN, Transport Scotland, Transport for Wales, West Midlands CA, WECA, West Yorkshire CA.

English Combined Authorities (CA's) inc:

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, North of Tyne, Sheffield City Region, and the North East CA's.

English Unitary Authorities (UA's) inc:

Bedford, Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Bracknell Forest, Brighton and Hove, Central Bedfordshire, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, County Durham, Darlington, Derby, East Riding of Yorkshire, Halton, Hartlepool, Isle of Wight, Kingston upon Hull, Luton, Medway, Middlesbroug, North Lincolnshire, Peterborough, Reading, Redcar and Cleveland, Rutland, Shropshire, Slough, Southampton, Southend-on-Sea, Stockton-on-Tees, Stoke-on-Trent, Telford and Wrekin, Thurrock, Warrington, Windsor and Maidenhead, Wokingham, and York UA's

English County Authorities inc:

Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, and Worcestershire County Councils.

London Borough Councils

All 32 London Borough Authorities as detailed at www.londoncouncils.gov.uk

Welsh Local Authorities inc:

Blaenau Gwent County Borough, Bridgend County Borough, Carmarthenshire County, Ceredigion County, City and County of Swansea, City of Cardiff, Conwy County Boroughl, Denbighshire Count, Gwynedd, Isle of Anglesey County, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough, Monmouthshire County, Neath Port Talbot, Newport City, Pembrokeshire County, Powys County, Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough, Torfaen County Borough, Vale of Glamorganl, and Wrexham County Borough Councils.

Scottish Local Authorities inc:

Aberdeen City, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannanshire, Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh City, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow City, Highland, Inverclyde, Midlothian, Moray, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Orkney Islands, Renfrewshire, Shetland Islands, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire, Western Isles, and West Lothian Councils.

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
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 renewal up to 12 months each will be applied if desired.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The highest scoring 6 suppliers based on cost and quality appraisal will be invited to be on the framework. As per contract documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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:

As detailed in the contract documentation.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As detailed in the contract documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 6
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 17/02/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 24/02/2020
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Relevant documentation including the pre-qualification questionnaire and contractual documentation can be obtained from https://www.talktosam.co.uk/framework/current-ojeu-opportunities/

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: South West Smart Applications Ltd
Postal address: Ground Floor, 3 The Crescent
Town: Plymouth
Postal code: PL1 3AB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@talktosam.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1752977447

Internet address: https://www.talktosam.co.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

SWSAL will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period after notification of the award decision to unsuccessful suppliers. The period will allow unsuccessful suppliers to seek a debrief before the framework agreement is entered into and provide an opportunity to seek to challenge the award decision before it is implemented. Proceedings must be brought within 30 days of the date on which the Supplier knew or ought to have known of the breach of the duty owed to it by the contracting authority unless the court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which the proceedings can be brought.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/01/2020