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The Education Authority - Belfast and Armagh offices invites tenders for inclusion of approved suppliers on a framework agreement for the Transportation of Pupils to and from School by Taxi Service for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.8.2018 (with the option ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Education Authority
40 Academy Street
Belfast
BT1 2NQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Pamela Rea
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

70288 - Transportation of Pupils to and from School by Taxi Service for the Education Authority (Belfast and Armagh areas).

Reference number: 70288 / Resource ID 888284
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60120000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Education Authority - Belfast and Armagh offices invites tenders for inclusion of approved suppliers on a framework agreement for the Transportation of Pupils to and from School by Taxi Service for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.8.2018 (with the option of a further 12 months extension).

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 6 200 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60120000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Education Authority - Belfast and Armagh offices invites tenders for inclusion of approved suppliers on a framework agreement for the Transportation of Pupils to and from School by Taxi Service for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.8.2018 (with the option of a further 12 months extension).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

With the option of a further 12 months extension.

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 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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 067-126465
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Title:

70288 - Transportation of Pupil To and From School by Taxi Service

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/06/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 59
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
AB Taxi
24 Wayside
Craigavon
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Anthony McGoldrick
21 Larkfield Meadows
Craigavon
BT65 5JB
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Anytime Taxis
78B William Street
Lurgan
BT66 6JB
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Armagh Premier Cabs
11 Mellifont Drive
Armagh
BT61 9ES
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Augustine Finnegan
11 Brooke Terrace
Banbridge
BT32 4DU
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
BM Taxis
10 Roan Close
Dungannon
BT70 1NE
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Belfast Taxis CIC
35A King Street
Belfast
BT1 1HU
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
CA Cabs Ltd
25 Shanmaghery Road
Dungannon
BT70 2PA
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Castlewellan Taxis
5 Letallion Road
Newry
BT34 5EY
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Cedar Car Contracts Ltd
3 Shanmaghery Road
Dungannon
BT70 2PA
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 200 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 6 200 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

There was a total of 57 taxi operators accepted onto the framework. This notice only contends details of 10 taxi operators. Please see the Corrigendum for the details of other 47 taxi operators accepted onto this framework.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Education Authority
40 Academy Street
Belfast
BT1 2NQ
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Education Authority incorporated a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract was communicated to tenderers. That notification provided full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which was for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provided time for the unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before any contracts were entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/07/2017