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Belgium-Brussels: Supply of handling equipment and associated services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supply of handling equipment and associated services.
The aim is to set up a contract for:
— supply, as replacements and new equipment, of handling equipment to meet the needs of the Commission and the Parliament in very diverse working environments, in the buildings that both institutions occupy in the Brussels Region and the surrounding area, Luxembourg and Strasbourg,
— transport, testing, commissioning and training services,
— removal of used handling equipment for recycling,
— after-sales service during the warranty period,
— repair and preventive maintenance services on an hourly basis.
Brussels Region and surrounding area (Belgium), Luxembourg (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg) and Strasbourg (France).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
— the tenderer shall enclose with his tender all the documents and information required in point III.1 'Conditions for participation' of this notice and listed in Annex I 'Checklist of documents to be completed and provided' to the specifications,
— the tenderer shall particularly enclose a duly signed and dated solemn declaration stating that he is not in any of the situations which would exclude him from participating in a contract awarded by the European Union. The solemn declaration must take the form of the template published on the following page, in its entirety: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.cfm
NB: the successful tenderer must, on pain of exclusion, provide the following documentary evidence in support of the solemn declaration prior to signature of the contract.
NB: if groupings are awarded the contract, they must provide the solemn declaration along with the supporting documents and information for each individual member.
— copy of the financial statements (balance sheets and profit and loss accounts) for the past 3 financial years, showing the annual pre-tax profit. If, for a valid reason, the tenderer is unable to provide them, he must enclose a statement as to annual pre-tax profits for the past 3 years. If the financial statements or the declaration show an average loss over the past 3 years, the tenderer must provide another document as proof of his financial and economic capacity, such as the appropriate guarantee from a third party (e.g. the parent company), statements from auditors, chartered accountants or equivalent,
— statement as to specific annual turnover during the past 3 financial years related to this contract.
to be selected, the tenderer must provide proof of an average specific annual turnover for the past 3 financial years of 200 000 EUR.
the tenderer must provide 5 examples of supplying handling equipment over the past 3 years.
to be selected, the tenderer must provide proof of a minimum value of 5 000 EUR for each delivery.
Section IV: Procedure
Office pour les infrastructures et la logistique — Bruxelles (OIB), bâtiment CSM1, cours Saint-Michel 23 (entrée côté rue Père de Deken), 1040 Bruxelles, BELGIUM.
1 duly authorised representative per tenderer may attend the opening of tenders (a passport or identity card must be presented). Tenderers wishing to attend must inform Unit OIB.02.002 Public Procurement, in writing (see address details given in point I.1), no later than 2 working days prior to the opening session.
Section VI: Complementary information
1) The specifications and additional documents (including questions and answers) will be available at the following web address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=3029
Interested parties are invited to register via the website. They will then be notified by the online public procurement system of any updates available for this invitation to tender. Parties not registered on the site are requested to consult it regularly. The Commission cannot be held responsible should tenderers not be aware of any additional information on this invitation to tender given on this website.
The website will be updated regularly; it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for any updates and modifications during the tendering period.
2) Additional information on contract terms, contract renewals, conditions for participation, minimum levels of capacity required, total estimated contract volume, etc. can be found in the specifications available on the aforementioned website. No paper version will be issued. EMAS-certified since 2005, the OIB adopts an environmentally friendly attitude. EMAS is the eco-management and audit scheme, the EU voluntary instrument used by organisations to improve their environmental performance.
3) Executive agencies may be included in the contract as contracting authorities (within a limit of 10 % of the total contract value and for all the executive agencies taken together) if, at the time of publication of this invitation to tender, they were not yet officially set up or in the process of being set up and, consequently, no formal designation could be specified in the invitation to tender documents.
4) For further information on participating in invitations to tender and on the sequence of procedures for public procurement at the OIB, please consult the 'Guide for tenderers' and the brochure 'Doing business with the European Commission', accessible via the link:
5) If awarded the contract, 2 contracts will be signed with the successful tenderer: a supplies contract (maximum contract duration of 48 months) and a service contract (maximum contract duration of 72 months).
within 2 months of the plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the date on which it became known to them. A complaint made to the European Ombudsman neither suspends this period nor opens a new period for lodging appeals.