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Open Procedure for the Home to School Transport.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Cheshire East Borough Council
Floor 1, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street
Crewe
CW1 2BJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Stephen Thurman
Telephone: +44 1270371479
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKD6

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cheshireeast.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://procontract.due-north.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: ASDV
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: home to school transport

Section II: Object

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

ITQ 56- SEN-OJEU.

Reference number: DN292283
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Open Procedure for the Home to School Transport.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD6
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Vehicles with drivers are required to transport clients to various locations in the East of Cheshire and surrounding areas. Detailed information of routes, days of operation, whether wheelchair accessible vehicles are required and whether passenger assistants as well as drivers are required, will be detailed in the tender documentation. Transport Service Solutions (TSS herein), gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes or as to the value of the work during the contract period. Possible variations to lots - Should this occur, updated information will be provided via The Chest website. TSS may exercise an option to extend the contract of a period of up to 24 months in total. The successful operator(s) will need to complete contract documentation prior to the contract start date and therefore may be required to travel to our offices in Crewe to complete. A copy of TSS current terms and conditions will be published with the tender documents. TSS reserves the right not to award any of the published lots. Transport Service Solutions (TSS) is a wholly owned company of Cheshire East Council. Instructions to Suppliers: Please note that all tenders must complete the document titled Tender Schedule if you wish your bid to be considered. We would recommend you read the document titled ‘The Chest-downloading, completing and submitting a tender’ before submitting a tender.

**Please note each contract has an option, one with escort and one without escort.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 08/08/2017
End: 30/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension of 24 months considered after the expiry for the original contract term.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Bids required for both services with and without escort.

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
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: 22/08/2017
Local time: 08:00
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 08/08/2017
Local time: 08:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Mr S Thurman
Municipal Buildings, Earle Street
Crewe
CW1 2BJ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1270371479
E-mail:
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:
07/08/2017