Services - 417087-2020

04/09/2020    S172

United Kingdom-Reading: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2020/S 172-417087

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement at ECMWF
E-mail: procurement@ecmwf.int

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.ecmwf.int/

Address of the buyer profile: http://procurement.ecmwf.int

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://procurement.ecmwf.int
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: http://procurement.ecmwf.int
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Meteorological Services

Section II: Object

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

ECMWF/ITT/2020/BOND09a Procurement of Logistics Services

Reference number: ECMWF/ITT/2020/BOND09a
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 purpose of this ITT is for ECMWF to procure transport and packaging services to move a substantial amount of existing equipment and tape media from its Shinfield Park data centre in Reading, UK to its new data centre in Bologna, Italy.

The ITT covers the procurement of two lots as described in Volume II of the ITT documents. Tenderers may elect to tender for lot 1, Lot 2 or for both lots.

This ITT is for the initial purchase of services for each lot as described in Volume II, followed by further purchases of additional services on a call-off basis over the life of the contract. The term will be for a minimum period of three (3) years, with ECMWF having the option to extend thereafter, on an annual basis, to a maximum term of five (5) years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Transport of IT Equipment

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60000000 Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: IT ITALIA
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Volume II of the ITT documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Tenderer’s financial and corporate credentials / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Credibility and quality of approach/plan and time to deliver, run and support; safety of ECMWF data and equipment / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and experience of team; track record of providing this type of service / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

See Volume II of the ITT documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Transport of Tape Media

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60000000 Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: IT ITALIA
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Volume II of the ITT documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Tenderer’s financial and corporate credentials / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Credibility and quality of approach/plan and time to deliver, run and support; safety of ECMWF data and equipment / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and experience of team; track record of providing this type of service / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

See Volume II of the ITT documents.

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
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:
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.1.4)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 029-068840
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 27/10/2020
Local time: 14:00
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.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 27/10/2020
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Reading, UK.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Not applicable.

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:

The procurement for the contract will be conducted in accordance with ECMWF's procedures as set out in ECMWF's invitation to tender documents, which are available on ECMWF's eProcurement Portal (https://procurement.ecmwf.int/) and no other procedures will apply. In submitting this notice ECMWF does not waive the privileges and immunities granted to it by virtue of its status as an intergovernmental organisation or submit itself to any jurisdiction.

Tenders must be submitted using ECMWF's eProcurement Portal. Hard copy (paper) submissions will not be accepted. Suppliers must register their organisation on the eProcurement Portal to be able to access the ITT documents, once these are published and to be able to submit a response to any ITTs.

The eProcurement Portal can be accessed from one of the following links: https://procontract.due-north.com or https://procurement.ecmwf.int (the latter redirects to the ProContract opportunities page).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers

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

See instructions on ECMWF's Suppliers web page: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/09/2020