Date: December 18, 2015
Project nameKyzylorda CNG Bus
Business sectorMunicipal and Environmental infrastructure
Type of contractProject goods, works and services
Type of noticeInvitation for Tenders
Issue date17 December 2015
Closing date01 February 2016 at 15:00, Almaty time
INVITATION FOR TENDERS
Procurement of Public Transport Service planning software system and related services
This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on the EBRD website, Procurement Notices (www.ebrd.com ) on 18 December 2013 and updated on 8 June 2015.
Municipal state-owned enterprise Avtobusnyi Park Kyzylorda LLP hereinafter referred to as "the Purchaser”, intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) towards the cost of Kyzylorda CNG Bus Project.
The Purchaser now invites sealed tenders from Suppliers for the following contracts to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan:
Package #KCBP03 - Procurement of Public Transport Service planning software system and related services.
Tendering for contracts that are to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from any country.
To be qualified for the award of a contract, tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria:
a) Tenderers shall meet the eligibility requirements: no conflicts of interests, not having been declared ineligible by the Bank, compliance with requirements of tender documents for government owned entity if a tenderer is owned by the government, not having been excluded as a result of the Borrower’s country laws or by an act of compliance with UN Security Council resolution.
b) In the case of a tenderer offering to supply goods under the Contract which the tenderer does not manufacture, the tenderer has been duly authorised by the goods’ manufacturer to supply the goods in the Purchaser’s country in accordance with the requirements of the Tender documents.
c) Non-performance of a contract did not occur within the last 3 (three) years, based on all information on fully settled disputes or litigation. All pending litigation shall in total not represent more than 20% (twenty percent) of the Tenderer’s net worth.
d) The audited balance sheets for the last 3 (three) years must demonstrate the soundness of the Tenderer’s financial position, including profitable result of economic activities in each of the last 3 years
e) Minimum average annual turnover of USD 500,000 (five hundred thousand) or its equivalent, calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed, within the last 3 (three) years.
f) The Tenderer shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets sufficient to meet the production cash flow for the contract estimated as not less than 80 per cent of the planned contract amount, taking into account the Tenderer's commitments for other contracts.
g) A Tenderer shall have a successful general and special experience as a Supplier of software packages for the public transport services planning similar to those requested in the tender documents for at least three companies over the past 5 years. Software packages for monitoring of public transport only, will not count as a reference.
h) The Tenderer or its agent will be able to carry out the supplier’s maintenance, repair and spare parts stocking obligations in the Purchaser country.
i) Capabilities and experience of manufacturers: the software offered shall be manufactured serially for no less than 3 years.
Tender documents may be obtained from the office at the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 100,000 (one hundred thousand) Kazakhstan tenge, including VAT, or equivalent in a convertible currency by exchange rate of National Bank of Kazakhstan on the date of payment.
Payment of a nonrefundable fee is to be made by bank transfer to:
Beneficiary: Avtobusnyi Park Kyzylorda LLP
Account No: KZ756010201000188567
Bank: АО «Народный Банк Казахстана» (JSC Halyk Bank), Kyzylorda
Beneficiary: Avtobusnyi Park Kyzylorda LLP
Account No: KZ916010201000188570
Beneficiary's Bank: JSC Halyk Bank, 109 "v” Abay ave., 050008 Almaty, Kazakhstan
Bank Correspondent: The Bank of New York Mellon, New York, USA
Beneficiary's Bank Account No: 8900372605
Upon receiving appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee, the documents will be promptly dispatched by courier, however, no liability can be accepted for loss or late delivery. If requested the documents can also be dispatched electronically after the presentation by the prospective tenderer of appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee. In the event of discrepancy between electronic and hard copies of the documents, the hard copy shall prevail.
All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security as follows: 6,000 (six thousand) USD or its equivalent in a convertible currency.
Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before 15:00 (local time) 01 February 2016 at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.
A register of potential tenderers who have purchased the tender documents may be inspected at the address below.
Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from, and also inspect and acquire the tender documents at, the following office:
Avtobusnyi Park Kyzylorda LLP via JSC NC SPK Baikonur 1 floor, office 182, Business centre «Bastau», 42, str. Zheltoksan, Kyzylorda, 120014, Republic of Kazakhstan
Mr. Serik Iskendirovich Sarsenov, Consultant of Avtobusnyi Park Kyzylorda LLP
Mr. Zhanbolat Turmaganbetov, Director of the Investor Service Centre JSC NC SPK Baikonur
Tel./Fax: +7 (724) 2 605 144
Unless otherwise indicated, these tendering opportunities are funded from and EBRD loan, and tendering procedures are governed by EBRD Procurement Policies and Rules.