Vehicle Inspection And Other Test Services And Authorisation To Conduct Taximeter System Verification

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
National Transport Authority
N/A
Dun Sceine, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Lane
Dublin 2
D02 WT20
Ireland
Contact person: Mark Bradwell
Telephone: +353 1-8798362
E-mail: procurement@nationaltransport.ie
Fax: +353 1-8798333
NUTS code: IE061

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://nationaltransport.ie

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/1149

I.1)Name and addresses
National Standards Authority of Ireland
1 Swift Square, Northwood, Santry
Dublin
Ireland
Telephone: +353 18073800
E-mail: nsai@nsai.ie
Fax: +353 18073838
NUTS code: IE061

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.nsai.ie

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/314

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=131283&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=131283&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Transport

Section II: Object

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

Vehicle Inspection and other Test Services and Authorisation to conduct Taximeter System Verification

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71630000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The NTA and NSAI are jointly seeking to engage a contractor (i) to provide services to the NTA in relation to vehicle inspection and other services related to the licensing of small public service vehicles and their drivers and (ii) for exclusive authorisation under Section 12 of the Metrology Act 1996 to undertake verification of taximeter systems on a concession basis for the NSAI, together with ancillary services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
71631000
71631200
71632000
79512000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE0
Main site or place of performance:

Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The NTA and NSAI are jointly seeking to engage a contractor (i) to provide services to the NTA in relation to vehicle inspection and other services related to the licensing of small public service vehicles and their drivers and (ii) for exclusive authorisation under Section 12 of the Metrology Act 1996 to undertake verification of taximeter systems on a concession basis for the NSAI, together with ancillary services.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of the NTA Contract is anticipated to be four years with an option, exercisable at the sole discretion of NTA, to extend the contract period for any period up to a further 2 years.

The duration of the NSAI Authorisation is anticipated to be 4 years with an option, exercisable at the sole discretion of NSAI, to extend the period for any period up to a further 2 years

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
List and brief description of conditions:

As set out in the Tender 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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As set out in the Tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 03/08/2018
Local time: 12:00
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
Tender must be valid until: 02/02/2019
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 03/08/2018
Local time: 14:00

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:

The Contracting Authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers relating to this contract award procedure irrespective of the outcome of the competition, or if the competition is postponed or cancelled. All costs incurred by interested parties in participating in this competition must be borne by them.

Any Contract award will be subject to a number of preconditions, including production of a current tax clearance certificate or tax clearance statement from the Revenue commissioners in Ireland

The Contracting Authority may terminate this competition (or any part thereof), change the basis of and the procedures for the bidding process, at any time, or procure the project by alternative means if it appears that the project can thereby be more advantageously procured.

The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted.

Refer to procurement documents for further information.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of Ireland
Four Courts, Ground Floor (East Wing), Inns Quay
Dublin 7
Ireland
Telephone: +353 18886000
E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie
Fax: +353 18886125

Internet address: http://www.courts.ie

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

As set out in SI Nº 130/2010 European Communities (Public Authorities' Contracts) (Review Procedures) Regulations 2010 (in particular Regulation 7 thereof).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
25/06/2018