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The purpose of this tender is to replace a number of vehicles from the Comhairle's existing fleet of gritting vehicles. The vehicles to be replaced vary in age, chassis, body type and condition. The Comhairle intends to dispose of the vehicles by ...

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Council Offices, Sandwick Road
Stornoway
HS1 2BW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1851600501
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1851705349
NUTS code: UKM64

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.cne-siar.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00262

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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:

Replacement Gritting Vehicles - Western Isles 2017.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
34143000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this tender is to replace a number of vehicles from the Comhairle's existing fleet of gritting vehicles. The vehicles to be replaced vary in age, chassis, body type and condition. The Comhairle intends to dispose of the vehicles by trade-in. The Comhairle wish to identify one supplier to supply all required replacement vehicles and accept all trade in vehicles.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 215 000.00 GBP
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)
34143000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM64
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this tender is to replace a number of vehicles from the Comhairle's existing fleet of gritting vehicles. The vehicles to be replaced vary in age, chassis, body type and condition. The Comhairle intends to dispose of the vehicles by trade-in. The Comhairle wish to identify one supplier to supply all required replacement vehicles and accept all trade in vehicles.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 215 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 6
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
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Insurances

You must have, or confirm that you will obtain prior to award of contract:

- Public liability insurance for 5 000 000 GBP.

- Employers liability insurance for minimum 5 000 000 GBP.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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: 31/07/2017
Local time: 14:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 31/07/2017
Local time: 14:00
Place:

CNES Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Please see project_8549 on PCS Tender for further details.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is Project_8549. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref: 502303).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Council Offices, Sandwick Road
Stornoway
HS1 2BW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1851600501
Fax: +44 1851705349

Internet address:http://www.cne-siar.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

This authority will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period at the point where the intention to award the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rule to take action in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within three months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
30/06/2017