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Provision of Transport Services for the Western Health and Social Care Trust

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Procurement and Logistics Service on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust
Bretten Hall, 45 Bush Road
BT41 2PX Antrim
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Provision of Transport Services for the Western Health and Social Care Trust
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various locations throughout the Western Health and Social Care Trust.

NUTS code UKN0

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 7 343 129 and 14 403 592 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Saloon Taxi, 7-8 Seater, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles and Minibus/Bus to transport service users, staff and items such as blood, blood products, laboratory specimens, pharmacy items, documents, files and/or other packages on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1 Londonderry Saloon and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Saloon Taxi and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles to transport service users, staff and items such as blood, blood products, laboratory specimens, pharmacy items, documents, files and/or other packages on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 683 072 to GBP 1 576 326
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 639 434 and 3 215 759 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2 Limavady/Dungiven Saloon and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Saloon Taxi and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles to transport service users and staff on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 118 857 to GBP 274 286
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 285 267 and 559 553 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lot 3 Strabane Saloon and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Saloon Taxi and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles to transport service users and staff on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 19 886 to GBP 45 891
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 47 728 and 93 619 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Lot 4 Castlederg Saloon and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Saloon Taxi and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles to transport service users and staff on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 19 886 to GBP 45 891
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 47 728 and 93 619 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Lot 5 Enniskillen Saloon and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Saloon Taxi and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles to transport service users, staff and items such as blood, blood products, laboratory specimens, pharmacy items, documents, files and/or other packages on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 970 746 to GBP 2 240 191
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 329 877 and 4 570 067 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Lot 6 Omagh Saloon and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Saloon Taxi and 7-8 Seater Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles to transport service users, staff and items such as blood, blood products, laboratory specimens, pharmacy items, documents, files and/or other packages on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 457 189 to GBP 1 055 054
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 097 293 and 2 152 346 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Lot 7 24 Seat Wheelchair Accessible Coach - Omagh Centre
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Minibus/Bus to transport service users and staff on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 220 495 to GBP 508 836
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 529 206 and 1 038 041 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Lot No: 8 Lot title: Lot 8 24 Seat Wheelchair Accessible Coach - Omagh Town
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Minibus/Bus to transport service users and staff on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 48 108 to GB 111 019
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 115 464 and 226 482 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Lot No: 9 Lot title: Lot 9 16 Seat Wheelchair Accessible Minibus - Drumquin Area
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Minibus/Bus to transport service users and staff on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 78 152 to GBP 180 351
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 187 571 and 367 921 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Lot No: 10 Lot title: Lot 10 24 Seat Wheelchair Accessible Coach - Plumbridge
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Minibus/Bus to transport service users and staff on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 154 633 to GBP 356 846
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 371 132 and 727 977 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Lot No: 11 Lot title: Lot 11 16 Seat Minibus - Lisnamallard Industries from Dromore/Castlederg
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Minibus/Bus to transport service users and staff on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 130 293 to GBP 300 676
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 312 713 and 613 388 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Lot No: 12 Lot title: Lot 12 16 Seat Minibus - Lisnamallard Industries from Greencastle/Plumbridge
1)Short description
Provision of Transport Services to include the use of Minibus/Bus to transport service users and staff on behalf of the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000, 60130000

3)Quantity or scope
It is anticipated that any resultant Contract(s) will be for a maximum duration of 5 years each with the option to extend for any period(s) up to and including 24 months. Estimated value for potential extension period(s) range from GBP 158 212 to GBP 365 106
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 379 723 and 744 828 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
Lowest price
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
7910
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 4.10.2013 - 15:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
4.10.2013 - 15:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 4.10.2013 - 15:15

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: PaLS will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into
The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23.8.2013