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Supply of Tyres and Tyre Related Services.

Contract notice - utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

An Post
General Post Office, O'Connell Street
For the attention of: Paul Hendrick
Telephone: +353 17058545

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity
Postal services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Supply of Tyres and Tyre Related Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Dublin.

NUTS code IE

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 a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 7
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
An Post is seeking to enter into a single operator Framework Agreement for the nationwide supply and fit of tyres, puncture repair services, balancing and tracking facility, off-site tyre replacement, call out facilities and disposal of tyres.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34350000, 34351100, 34352100, 50116500

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
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:
An Post is seeking to enter into a single operator Framework Agreement for the nationwide supply and fit of tyres, and tyre related services. It is anticipated that the Agreement will commence in Q3 2016 and continue for a period of 3 years with the option of extending for an additional 2 years (5 years) and a further 2 years (7 years) subject to a year on year review.
The scope of this tender includes:
- Supply of new tyres;
- Fitting of new tyres including balancing;
- Wheel balancing;
- Puncture repair;
- Wheel Alignment on Approval;
- Damaged Wheel Rim replacement on Approval;
- Certified Tyre casing disposal;
- Out of hour's Mobile assistance;
- Monthly Reporting.
The ideal solution will include, but not be limited to, the following:
- Nationwide fixed rate for supply, fit and balance of each tyre size;
- Nationwide fixed call out rate for Tyre Services;
- Single point of contact for Tyre Services call out;
- Nationwide network of providers;
- 1 invoice per month for all tyres fitted and services provided;
- MIS Reporting.
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

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:
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
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
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
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: An Post plan to use an electronic reverse auction to determine ultimate cost. An Post reserves the right to short-list tenderers in accordance with the evaluation criteria and will invite the short listed tenderers to participate in a reverse auction. Short-listed suppliers will be notified of the date of the event and contacted to arrange advance training.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents (except for a DPS)
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
19.5.2016 - 14:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Chief Registrar
Four Courts
7 Dublin

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: