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United Kingdom-Plymouth: Transport systems consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.talktosam.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.talktosam.co.uk
Section II: Object
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
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).
All or any of England, Wales and Scotland.
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.
2 renewal up to 12 months each will be applied if desired.
The highest scoring 6 suppliers based on cost and quality appraisal will be invited to be on the framework. As per contract documentation.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As detailed in the contract documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Relevant documentation including the pre-qualification questionnaire and contractual documentation can be obtained from https://www.talktosam.co.uk/framework/current-ojeu-opportunities/
Internet address: https://www.talktosam.co.uk
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.