Ireland-Dublin: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Organisation: 
Main activities: 
Other
NUTS Code: 
Type: 
Contract notice
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Deadline: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 09:00
Tender ID: 
2015/S 10-12914

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

Section II: Object of the contract

  • II.1) Description

    • II.1.1) Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

      Provision of School Transport Services Fifth Cycle.

    • II.1.2) Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

      Services

      Service category No 4: Transport of mail by land [3] and by air 

      Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Republic of Ireland.

      NUTS code IE

    • II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

      The notice involves a public contract

    • II.1.4) Information on framework agreement

      Not provided

    • II.1.5) Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

      Applications are invited from operators of double deck, large, medium, small buses and taxis who may be interested in undertaking, on a contractual basis, the operation of a Transport Service(s) to School Centre(s) throughout the Republic of Ireland. This is a qualification system. Applicants can select the county or counties for which they wish to be considered. It is intended that successful applicants will be included in their selected qualification panel(s) for certain services to be provided for the school years between August 2015 and June 2020. It is also intended that a call for competition will issue in respect of certain school transport services commencing at the beginning of the school year in August 2015 (the ‘First Call for Competition’). Please note that service providers who have successfully qualified to a qualification panel in 2011 for School Transport Services which were advertised in June 2011 and to a qualification panel in 2012 for School Transport Services which were advertised in April 2012 and to a qualification panel in 2013 for School Transport Services which were advertised in April 2013 and to a qualification panel in 2014 for School Transport Services which were advertised in March 2014 must apply for this ‘Fifth Cycle’ if they wish to be considered for certain services which fall under this School Transport Services ‘Fifth Cycle’. In order to be considered for the qualification system, an applicant Pre-Qualification Questionnaire must be completed and returned to the appropriate School Transport Office(s) listed in Schedule B of the PQQ and in ‘Additional Information’. In order to be considered for the qualification system, and, if successful the First Call for Competition, an applicant Pre-Qualification Questionnaire must be completed and returned to the appropriate School Transport Office(s) by the closing date and time.

    • II.1.6) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

      60000000, 34120000, 34115200, 60112000, 60100000, 60130000, 60170000

    • 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 one or more 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:

      Applications are invited from operators of double deck, large, medium, small buses and taxis who may be interested in undertaking, on a contractual basis, the operation of a Transport Service(s) to School Centre(s) throughout the Republic of Ireland. This is a qualification system. Applicants can select the county or counties for which they wish to be considered. It is intended that successful applicants will be included in their selected qualification panel(s) for certain services to be provided for the school years between August 2015 and June 2020. It is also intended that a call for competition will issue in respect of certain school transport services commencing at the beginning of the school year in August 2015 ( the ‘First Call for Competition’). Please note that service providers who have successfully qualified to a qualification panel in 2011 for School Transport Services which were advertised in June 2011 and to a qualification panel in 2012 for School Transport Services which were advertised in April 2012 and to a qualification panel in 2013 for School Transport Services which were advertised in April 2013 and to a qualification panel in 2014 for School Transport Services which were advertised in March 2014 must apply for this ‘Fifth Cycle’ if they wish to be considered for certain services which fall under this School Transport Services ‘Fifth Cycle’. In order to be considered for the qualification system, an applicant Pre-Qualification Questionnaire must be completed and returned to the appropriate School Transport Office(s) listed in Schedule B of the PQQ and in ‘Additional Information’. In order to be considered for the qualification system, and, if successful the First Call for Competition, an applicant Pre-Qualification Questionnaire must be completed and returned to the appropriate School Transport Office(s) by the closing date and time.

    • II.2.2) Information about options

      Options: no

    • II.2.3) Information about renewals

      This contract is subject to renewal: no

  • II.3) Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

    Duration in months: 060 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

  • Lot No: 1

    • Lot title: Provision of School Transport Services

  • 1) Short description

    Applications are invited from operators of double deck, large, medium and minibuses who may be interested in undertaking, on a contractual basis, the operation of a Transport Service(s) under the Primary and Post Primary School Transport Schemes to School Centre(s) throughout the ROI. This is a qualification system.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    60000000, 34120000, 34115200, 60112000, 60100000, 60130000, 60170000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 2

    • Lot title: Provision of School Transport — School Transport Scheme for Children with Special Educational Needs

  • 1) Short description

    Applications are invited from operators of medium, minibuses and taxis who may be interested in undertaking, on a contractual basis, the operation of a Transport Service(s) under the School Transport Scheme for Children with Special Educational Needs to Primary and Post Primary School(s) throughout the Republic of Ireland. This is a qualification system.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    60000000, 34120000, 34115200, 60112000, 60100000, 60130000, 60170000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

  • III.1) Conditions relating to the contract

    • III.1.1) Deposits and guarantees required:

      Not provided

    • III.1.2) Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

      Not provided

    • III.1.3) Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

      Not provided

    • III.1.4) Other particular conditions

      The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no

  • III.2) Conditions for participation

    • III.2.1) Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

      Not provided

    • III.2.2) Economic and financial ability

      Not provided

    • III.2.3) Technical capacity

      Not provided

    • III.2.4) Information about reserved contracts

      Not provided

  • 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

      Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

  • IV.1) Type of procedure

    • IV.1.1) Type of procedure

      Negotiated

      Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures) no

    • IV.1.2) Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

      Not provided

    • IV.1.3) Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

      Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no

  • IV.2) Award criteria

    • IV.2.1) Award criteria

      The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

    • 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:

      BE/SV/12/01/2015

    • IV.3.2) Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

      no

    • IV.3.3) Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

      Payable documents: no

    • IV.3.4) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

      30.6.2020 - 09:00

    • IV.3.5) Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

      Not provided

    • 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

      Not provided

    • IV.3.8) Conditions for opening of tenders

      Not provided

Section VI: Complementary information

  • VI.1) Information about recurrence

    This is a recurrent procurement: no

  • VI.2) Information about European Union funds

    The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

  • VI.3) Additional information

    Not provided

  • VI.4) Procedures for appeal

    • VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures

      Not provided

    • VI.4.2) Lodging of appeals

      Not provided

    • VI.4.3) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

      Not provided

  • VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:

    12.1.2015