United Kingdom - Warrington: Financial transaction processing and clearing-house services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
Water
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 130-266564

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)

Name and addresses
United Utilities Group PLC
6559020
Lingley Mere Business Park
Warrington
WA5 3LP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jaime Sheldon
Telephone: +44 1925678021
E-mail: regulatoryprocurementteam@uuplc.co.uk
NUTS code: UKD

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.unitedutilities.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/43984

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=20832&B=UNITEDUTILITIES
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=20832&B=UNITEDUTILITIES
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)

Main activity
Water

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

Services-Contract-Banking Services.

Reference number: PRO003639

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
66172000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

UK money transmission services, cheque collection, processing BACSTEL-IP sponsorship and payment cards.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Lot 1 — Clearing Bank Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
30161000
66100000
66112000
66113000
79412000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

UK money transmission services, cheque collection and processing BACSTEL-IP sponsorship.

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
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 123
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)

Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Up to 4 bidders from PQQ to ITN. If the differential between the Applicant ranked 3rd and 4th is greater than 10 %, the Company reserves the right to take the top 3 ranked Applicants to the Invitation to Negotiate stage.

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

It is anticipated (on the basis of a 1.4.2018 commencement date), that the contract shall be awarded for an initial period of 5 years and 3 months with options to extend by up to a further 5 years.

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

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Lot 2 — Corporate Card Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
30161000
66100000
66112000
66113000
79412000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Payment cards.

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
Duration in months: 123
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)

Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Up to 4 bidders from PQQ to ITN. If the differential between the Applicant ranked 3rd and 4th is greater than 10 %, the Company reserves the right to take the top 3 ranked Applicants to the Invitation to Negotiate stage.

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

It is anticipated (on the basis of a 1.4.2018 commencement date), that the contract shall be awarded for an initial period of 5 years and 3 months with options to extend by up to a further 5 years.

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

Historically there has been no cost associated with Lot 2 Corporate Cards.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Please refer to procurement documents.

III.1.2)

Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)

Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.4)

Objective rules and criteria for participation

III.1.5)

Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)

Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.7)

Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.8)

Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

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
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

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: 28/07/2017
Local time: 10:00

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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)

Conditions for opening of tenders

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

VI.3)

Additional information:

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
High Court of England & Wales
City of Westminster
London
United Kingdom

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:
07/07/2017