United Kingdom-Birmingham: Market research services

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Tile United Kingdom-Birmingham: Market research services
OJEU (High Value) 026306-2020
Type Invitation to tender
Date Published 2020-01-20
Deadline 2020-02-14 12:00:00
Nature Of Contract Service contract
Awarding Authority West Midlands Combined Authority
Awarding Criteria The most economic tender
Procedure Open procedure

Description :

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Official name: West Midlands Combined Authority
Postal address: 16 Summer Lane
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B19 3SD
Country: UK
Telephone: +44 3453036760
E-mail: procurement.team@wmca.org.uk
NUTS code: UKG3
Main address (URL): www.wmca.org.uk

I.3) Procurement documents

Additional Information
I.3.4) Additional information can be obtained from:
I.3.6)Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.3.8) to the above mentioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority: REGIONAL AUTHORITY
I.5.2) Other activity -
Public transport

Section II: Object of Contract


Market Research Framework

Reference number: 2019-02256

II.1.4) Short description

The West Midlands Combined Authority is seeking suitable suppliers to qualify to a 4-year maximum term framework agreement for the following elements:

Lot 1: quantitative research;

Lot 2: qualitative research.

Bidders can apply to be included either for Lot 1 and/or Lot 2 and it is intended to qualify a minimum of 4 consultants across both lots of the framework.

Information about lots
II.1.6) This contract is divided into lots: no

Description: Item/Lot 1
NUTS code: UKG3
II.2.3.2) Main site or place of performance:

West Midlands, U.K.

II.1.4) Short description

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) currently resources most of its market research requirements from Lot 4 of its professional services framework that expires in February 2020.

The purpose of this procurement is to retender this provision which will now consist of the following 2 elements:

Lot 1: quantitative research;

Lot 2: qualitative research.

Consultancy support through this framework agreement will be required to help TfWM (Transport for West Midlands), part of the WMCA, to understand how customers perceive the strengths and weaknesses of the transport offer and which aspects of new scheme investment generates increased usage and improved levels of satisfaction.

In order to access the documents and submit a bid please do so through BravoSolution, the WMCA's eTendering portal (https://wmca.bravosolution.co.uk). The tender reference is itt_734 and if you are not already registered on BravoSolution it is free and usually only takes a few minutes.

Please see the specification and associated documents for further details of the requirement.

Bids are being assessed on the basis of 70 % quality and 30 % price. Only those organisations that have answered all of the questions and provided all supporting documents satisfactorily in the qualification envelope will go on to have their tenders evaluated.

Please submit all responses by the tender deadline which is 12.00 noon on 14.2.2020 via BravoSolution and the deadline for any clarification questions, also via BravoSolution, is 12.00 noon on 10.2.2020.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

Criteria: Quality
Weighting: 70

Criteria: Price
Weighting: 30
Criteria: Day rates
Weighting: 75
Criteria: Case study
Weighting: 25
II.02.07) Duration in months 48
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: no

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1.1) List and brief description of conditions

Market research society accreditation will be required in order to be qualified to this framework agreement and will be a pass/fail requirement in the technical evaluation.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
III.1.2.2) Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
III. Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open
IV.1.3) The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.02.01) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.02.02) Date 2020-02-14
IV.02.02) Local time 12:00

IV.02.06) Duration in months (from the date stated for receipt of tender): 3
IV.02.07) Conditions for opening of tenders
IV.02.07) Date 2020-02-14
IV.02.07) Local time 12:00

Section V: Complementary information

VI.2.1) Electonic ordering will be used
VI.2.2) Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.2.3) Electronic payment will be used

Additional information:

Each piece of work will normally be awarded via way of an appropriate mini competition where all bidders qualified to a particular lot will be invited to take part.

Review body:
Official name: WMCA
Town: Birmingham
Country: UK
URL: www.wmca.org.uk

Section VI

VI.05.00) Date of dispatch of this notice 2020-01-16

English Language Unavailable

CPV Codes
79310000; 71311200; Market research services; Transport systems consultancy services;

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