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Belgium-Brussels: Passenger transport services by limousine and taxi
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Passenger transport services by limousine and taxi.
This contract covers passenger transport services by limousine and taxi.
The contract comprises 2 lots:
lot 1: limousine transport service with chauffeur;
lot 2: taxi transport service.
Limousine transport service with chauffeur
Brussels-Capital Region and surrounding area.
Limousine transport service with chauffeur.
Taxi transport service
Taxi transport service.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
the tenderer must have operating licences issued by the Brussels-Capital Region authorising it to operate as a chauffeur-driven car hire service (lot 1) and a taxi service (lot 2). Given the time required to obtain this authorisation (approx. 1 month), the tenderer may submit a tender provided that a certificate evidencing the submission of an application for authorisation to the Brussels-Capital Region is attached. In this case, the authorisation must be granted before the contract is signed.
The tenderer shall enclose a legal entities form accompanied by an official document proving the establishment of the entity concerned and the country where the tenderer has his head office or is domiciled. He must also provide all the documents and information required in point III.1 'Conditions for participation' of this notice and listed in Annex 1 'Checklist of documents to be completed and provided' to the tender specifications.
The tenderer shall 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 at the web address mentioned in point II.6 of Annex 1 'Checklist of documents to be completed and provided' to the tender specifications, in its entirety.
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.
the tenderer must provide:
a copy of the financial statements (balance sheets and operating 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.
information and formalities necessary for evaluating whether requirements have been met:
— the tenderer must have (owned or leased) a fleet of at least 7 Euro 5 vehicles (luxury category) in accordance with the regulations,
— the vehicles must be a neutral colour (for example: dark blue, black, light grey or dark grey) and be equipped with a navigation system (GPS);
the tenderer must have (sub-contracted, owned or leased) a fleet of at least 5 saloon-type vehicles, 1 7-seater people carrier and 1 vehicle equipped to transport persons with reduced mobility (in wheelchairs) or, in the case of a call centre dispatch service, he must be able to call on affiliates in order to provide the number of vehicles stated above, as a minimum, with the same specified characteristics.
For both lots, the tenderer must provide as evidence a declaration in the form of a table showing, for each vehicle, the make, type, model, colour, engine capacity, horsepower and date of entry into circulation, and enclose copies of the registration certificates.
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 participate must inform Unit OIB.02 Budget, public procurement, internal control and programming, in writing, no later than 2 working days prior to the opening session.
Section VI: Complementary information
36 months after award.
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=2095
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.
Additional information on contract terms, contract renewals, conditions for participation, 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.
2) During the 3 years following conclusion of the initial contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure, without prior publication of a contract notice for new services involving the repetition of similar services assigned to the party awarded this contract by the contracting authority.
3) 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: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.htm
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.