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Norway-Oslo: Road traffic-control equipment
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
69-BYM-2020 Framework agreement for control devices for signalling installations
The Agency for Urban Environment is responsible for Oslo Municipality's 314 signalling installations on the municipal road network, including taking care of traffic safety and accessibility. In order to maintain operational reliability, there is a regular need to replace equipment in the various signalling installations, as well as install new control devices. The need is best taken care of through a framework agreement for the procurement of control devices in accordance with the requirements specification in the contest.
The control devices in the signalling system in Oslo will be replaced/established over a period of 4 years. Approximately 20-25 devices are anticipated per year, subject to grants. The main part of the annual delivery is expected in April - October in the contract period.
The contract includes the delivery, installation, programming and commissioning of the control devices as stated in annex 1 Requirements Specification, as well as the disassembly and removal of the old control devices to a prescribed place. Each individual delivery will be specified in each order from the contracting authority, with details on the delivery place and delivery date.
The contracting authority will have an option to extend the contract for up to a further 24 months. (1 + 1 year) on unchanged terms.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Tenderers must be a legally established company.
• Norwegian companies: Company registration certificate
• Foreign tenderers: Verification that the company is registered in a trade register or company register as prescribed by the law of the country where the tenderer is established.
Tenderers must have the financial capacity to fulfil the contract.
• Credit evaluation/rating, not older than six months, based on the last known accounting figures.
• The contracting authority reserves the right to undertake their own credit assessment and rating of the tenderer.
• Experience from equivalent contracts.
Description on maximum 3 A4 pages of the 3 most important deliveries in the last 5 years, cf. the public procurement regulations, section 16-6 (1), letter b. The description must include information on:
• Tenderers must have sufficient capacity and competence to complete the assignment.
A description of the tenderer's technical personnel or technical units that the tenderer has available for fulfilment of the contract, cf. the public procurement regulations, section 16-6 (1) letter c.
Tenderers must have a well-functioning quality assurance system for the products and services that will be provided.
A description of the system and how quality assurance is carried out, cf. the public procurement regulations, section 16-6 (1) letter
If a tenderer is certified, it is sufficient to attach a copy of certificates issued by independent bodies confirming that the tenderer fulfils specific quality assurance standards, for example ISO 9001:2008 or equivalent.
• A quality assurance system is required that ensures that the tenderer is suitable to fulfil the contractual obligations for social requirements (see point 13 of the contract). This means that the tenderer has methods for managing the supplier chain and tracking systems that enable follow-up of compliance with
- Basic human rights, including, amongst other things:
- No person must be subjected to torture or gruesome, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights art. 5).
- All workers have the right to fair and good payment that ensures them and their family a dignified existence, and if necessary, complemented by other social protection (UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights art. 23.3).
- Everyone has the right to rest and leisure time, including reasonable limiting of work hours and regular holidays with pay. (UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights art. 24).
- ILO's core conventions:
- ILO convention no. 138 and 182 (ban on child labour), nos. 29 and 105 (ban on discrimination) and numbers 100 and 111 (ban on discrimination) and nos. 87 and 98 (freedom of association and right to collective bargaining).
- International law regulations related to the delivery in this contract, including relevant UN decisions that Norway is subject to.
• A description of the the system for management of the supplier chain, that the tenderer will use to fulfil the contract, cf. the public procurement regulations, section 16-6 (1) letter e. This includes quality assurance measures that enable systematic follow-up of the work on safeguarding basic human rights, the ILO's core conventions and the international law's regulations related to the delivery in this agreement, including relevant UN decisions that Norway is obliged to downstream in the supply chain / production process.
• A description of the tracking systems that the tenderer will use to fulfil the contract, cf. the public procurement regulations, section 16-6 (1), letter e. The description must state methods and/or systems that enable tracking of the production locations and country of origin involved in the supplier chain for the goods in this contract.
See the separate guidelines in the procurement documents (annexes 6 and 7).
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information