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United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Heavy-duty motor vehicles
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.nepo.org
Main address: www.darlington.gov.uk
Main address: www.durham.gov.uk
Main address: www.gateshead.gov.uk
Main address: www.hartlepool.gov.uk
Main address: www.newcastle.gov.uk
Main address: http://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/
Main address: www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
Main address: www.southtyneside.gov.uk
Main address: www.stockton.gov.uk
Main address: www.sunderland.gov.uk
Main address: www.middlesbrough.gov.uk
Section II: Object
NEPO224 and TPPL Heavy Goods Vehicle Framework.
The Association of North East Councils Limited trading as the North East Procurement Organisation invited tenders for organisations to participate in a 48 month Agreement for the supply of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs), buses and coaches, including converted/unconverted chassis on a purchase or contract hire basis. The Agreement will be used by NEPO, and may also be used by all Local Authorities and other contracting authorities located in the United Kingdom.
The Agreement is available to all current and future members of The Procurement Partnership Limited's (TPPL) buying club. A list of members of TPPL can be obtained from http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/
The Agreement is also available to all members and associate members of the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO). A list of members of NEPO is available here https://www.nepo.org/about and a full list of associate members is available here https://www.nepo.org/associate-membership/list
OEM Chassis 12.5 t — 44 t including spare parts and maintenance contracts
Lot 1: Vehicle Chassis 12.5 t — 44 t including spare parts and maintenance contracts. Chassis supplied to be both converted and unconverted operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuels. This Lot is for the purchase of either unconverted chassis or converted chassis from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), who can supply direct, or via any of their franchise dealerships.
Vehicle types and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of the original contract notice or tender documents can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other vehicles and services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).
Vehicle Conversions up to 44 t including spare parts and maintenance contracts
Lot 2: Vehicle Conversions up to 44 t. This Lot is for the purchase of converted chassis from the convertors appointed to the framework. Eligible Bodies can if they choose to, nominate a preferred chassis for conversion. Alternatively, where the Eligible Body owns an existing chassis, they can pay for the body only for the purpose of mounting on an existing chassis. Convertors can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to Eligible Bodies within this Lot.
Not limited to: tippers, dropside, flat, beavertail, curtain-side, box, Luton, refuse collection, bin lifts and recycling bodies, gritter, snowplough and auger spreaders, tanker, gully emptier, aerial platforms, hook loader and demountable body systems, jetter, cranes, mobile library and offices, vehicle and plant recovery, street lighting and highway maintenance bodies, and any other body type an Eligible Bodies may require. The Lot will also include the options to offer spare parts and maintenance contract services.
Contract Hire of Heavy Goods Vehicles, 12.5 t and above
Lot 3: Contract Hire of Heavy Goods Vehicles and includes for vehicles operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuel. Types of HGVs to be hired includes, but is not limited to the full range of vehicle categories and sizes covered in Lots 1 and 2 but also any other heavy goods, specialist and municipal vehicles exceeding 12.5 tonnes.
Within Lot 3 Eligible Bodies can nominate through mini-competition their preferred ancillary service providers, including maintenance provision. Vehicles hired under Lot 3 may require extras to be fitted to the vehicles, including, tracking devices, Bluetooth kits, tool boxes and livery. These will be identified through mini-competitions and may result in some marks/holes upon the vehicles dependent on the nature of the extras to be fitted by the Eligible Body.
Contract Hire of Buses, 5-75 seats
Lot 4: Contract Hire of minibuses, coaches, double-decked and articulated buses with 5 — 75 seats (including accessible vehicles) and includes for vehicles operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuel. Vehicles may be coach-built, OEM standard or van-based conversions.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
OEM Chassis 12.5t — 44t including spare parts and maintenance contracts
Section VI: Complementary information
NEPO intends to make the resulting agreement available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015).
The Agreement is available to all current and future members of The Procurement Partnership Limited's (TPPL) buying club. A list of members of TPPL can be obtained from http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/.
The Agreement is also available to all members and associate members of the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO). A list of members of NEPO is available here https://www.nepo.org/about and a full list of associate members is available here https://www.nepo.org/associate-membership/list.
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GO Reference: GO-20171114-PRO-11390028.
NEPO incorporated a 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Framework Agreement was communicated to tenderers. This period allowed unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award the Framework Agreement before it is executed/signed.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘Regulations’) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where an agreement has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Framework Agreement has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the Framework Agreement ineffective.