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Cumbria County Council requires a Framework to provide a range of transport services to transport children and vulnerable young people working with the Children's Social Care Teams to and from various establishments,generally within the geographical ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Cumbria County Council
Cumbria House, 107 - 117 Botchergate
Carlisle
CA1 1RD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr John Ferguson
Telephone: +44 1228226425
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKD1

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.the-chest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.the-chest.org
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Transport Services Framework for Children and young people working with Children's Social Care Teams.

Reference number: DN284409
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Cumbria County Council requires a Framework to provide a range of transport services to transport children and vulnerable young people working with the Children's Social Care Teams to and from various establishments,generally within the geographical boundaries of Cumbria.

The framework will be split in to 4 geographical areas or ‘Lots’. Operators can bid for one, more than one or all Lots.

The Lots will be;

(1) Kendal area.

(2) Barrow area.

(3) Allerdale & Copeland areas.

(4) Carlisle & Eden areas.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 100 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

The Council requires a Framework to provide transport services to transport children and vulnerable young people working with the Children's Social Care Teams to and from various establishments, generally within the boundaries of Cumbria.The framework will be split in to 4 ‘Lots’. Operators can bid for one, more than one or all Lots.

1. Kendal.

2. Barrow.

3. Allerdale & Copeland.

4. Carlisle & Eden.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Kendal area

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD1
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cumbria County Council requires a Framework to provide a range of transport services to transport children and vulnerable young people working with the Children's Social Care Teams to and from various establishments, generally within the geographical boundaries of Cumbria.

The Council expressly reserves the right:

(I) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;

(II) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition;

(III) in no circumstances will the Council be liable for any costs incurred during the procurement process If the Council decides to enter into a Contract with the successful supplier(s),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 judgment of potential suppliers;

(IV) any in house bids submitted by the Council will be considered & assessed in the same manner as any other bid submitted.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 275 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Barrow area

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD1
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cumbria County Council requires a Framework to provide a range of transport services to transport children and vulnerable young people working with the Children's Social Care Teams to and from various establishments, generally within the geographical boundaries of Cumbria.

The Council expressly reserves the right:

(I) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;

(II) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition;

(III) in no circumstances will the Council be liable for any costs incurred during the procurement process If the Council decides to enter into a Contract with the successful supplier(s),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 judgment of potential suppliers;

(IV) any in house bids submitted by the Council will be considered & assessed in the same manner as any other bid submitted.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 275 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Allerdale and Copeland areas

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD1
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cumbria County Council requires a Framework to provide a range of transport services to transport children and vulnerable young people working with the Children's Social Care Teams to and from various establishments, generally within the geographical boundaries of Cumbria.

The Council expressly reserves the right:

(I) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;

(II) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition;

(III) in no circumstances will the Council be liable for any costs incurred during the procurement process If the Council decides to enter into a Contract with the successful supplier(s),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 judgment of potential suppliers;

(IV) any in house bids submitted by the Council will be considered & assessed in the same manner as any other bid submitted.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 275 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Carlisle and Eden areas

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD1
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cumbria County Council requires a Framework to provide a range of transport services to transport children and vulnerable young people working with the Children's Social Care Teams to and from various establishments, generally within the geographical boundaries of Cumbria.

The Council expressly reserves the right:

(I) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;

(II) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition;

(III) in no circumstances will the Council be liable for any costs incurred during the procurement process If the Council decides to enter into a Contract with the successful supplier(s),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 judgment of potential suppliers;

(IV) any in house bids submitted by the Council will be considered & assessed in the same manner as any other bid submitted.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 275 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 26
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 03/08/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 03/08/2017
Local time: 12:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

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.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Her Majesty's Court service
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23/06/2017