United Kingdom-Carlisle: Machinery for mining, quarrying, construction equipment
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/scprocurement/default.asp
Main address: http://www.carlisle.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.carlisle.gov.uk/
Main address: http://www.allerdale.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.allerdale.gov.uk/
Main address: https://www.eden.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eden.gov.uk/
Main address: http://copeland.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://copeland.gov.uk/
Main address: http://www.barrowbc.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.barrowbc.gov.uk/
Main address: https://www.southlakeland.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.southlakeland.gov.uk/
Main address: http://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/
Main address: https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/
Section II: Object
Non-Operated Plant Framework 2020-2023
The Council wishes to procure a framework for the hire of a range of non-operated small plant to support an in house delivery model of highway maintenance. The service will be a top up service to supplement the Council’s own small plant in times of high workload, provide cover for breakdown and to supply infrequently used equipment.
All plant must meet the appropriate requirements of the specification set out in Schedule 2 and the rates submitted in the pricing schedule must be inclusive of delivery and travel time to the local depot or to site (unless otherwise indicated in the pricing schedule) and should include for all reasonable associated equipment such as trailers, dust suppressors, etc.
The framework will be countywide and a maximum of 3 suppliers will be appointed. Orders will be issued based on the best value supplier for each order.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Suppliers wishing to express an interest and obtain access to the tender documents should go to www.the-chest.org.uk and click on current opportunities from the navigation area on the left of the screen. On the next screen enter the contract Reference (DN435945) in the box labelled 'contains' then click search. Click on the blue link for the contract title to view the opportunity. To express an interest you will need to login. if you are not already registered on the www.the-chest.org.uk you will need to return to the home page and click on register. Register free link in the navigation area on the left of the screen. Registration is free of charge and your username and password will be emailed to you.
Cumbria County Council is fully supportive of all aspects of diversity including ethnicity, race, religion, age, disability and sexual orientation. In this respect Cumbria County Council welcomes expressions of interest from ethnic minority, disabled and other diverse business communities and the voluntary sector. Economic operators are therefore required to fully comply with all statutory obligations/applicable legislation and there will be a requirement to participate in the authority's supplier audits on all aspects of diversity.
The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates. If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of potential suppliers. The contracting authority reserve the right to use any electronic portal during the life of the agreement.
The framework is for 48 months. The value provided in Section II.1.5) is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to suppliers any business through this Contract. Under this procurement the contractor is required to actively participate in the economic and social regeneration of the locality of and surrounding the place of delivery for the procurement. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.
Internet address: https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/