European Commission - Directorate General for Internal Market, Entrepreneurship and SMEs - Directorate E:Modernisation of the Single Market
Contract award notice

Dynamic development of cross-border e-commerce through efficient parcel delivery

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Official name
European Commission - Directorate General for Internal Market, Entrepreneurship and SMEs - Directorate E:Modernisation of the Single Market
National registration number
-
Postal address
105 Avenue des Nerviens
Town
Brussels
Postal code
1049
NUTS code
BE100 - Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Country
BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Contact person
Hubert Gambs, Director GROW E
Telephone
-
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
-

Internet address(es)

Main address:   http://ec.europa.eu/growth/

Address of the buyer profile:   http://ec.europa.eu/growth/contracts-grants/calls-for-tenders/

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement:   no

In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:   -

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body:   no

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

European institution/agency or international organisation

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Dynamic development of cross-border e-commerce through efficient parcel delivery

Reference number:   647/PP/GRO/PPA/17/9864

II.1.2) Main CPV code

Main CPV code:   79411000 - General management consultancy services

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The focus of this study is the parcel delivery services that are used for cross-border e-commerce. Users should be understood as e-retailers and their customers (i.e. individual consumers) rather than businesses receiving parcels from other businesses.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots:   no

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value:   495.200,00

Currency:   EUR

II.2) Description

II.2.1) Title

-

Lot No:   -

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

Main CPV code:   -

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:   BE100 - Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad

Main site or place of performance:   -

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The study aims to understand how cross-border parcel delivery markets and services are changing as a result of e-commerce, and how this is affecting the needs of all users of these services.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below

Price - Weighting:   30 %

Quality criterion - Name:   Quality, clarity, relevance and adequacy of the proposed methodology to analyse the evolution of parcel delivery markets and anticipate developments  / Weighting:   20

Quality criterion - Name:   Quality, clarity, relevance and adequacy of the proposed methodology to assess the impact of different legal and regulatory regimes affecting parcel delivery services  / Weighting:   15

Quality criterion - Name:   Quality, clarity, relevance and adequacy of the proposed methodology to assess the needs of users (e-retailers and consumers) of e-commerce parcel delivery service and the extent to which these needs  / Weighting:   30

Quality criterion - Name:   Involvement of a range of stakeholders in primary and secondary research, developing recommendations for further action, disseminating findings  / Weighting:   15

Quality criterion - Name:   Quality and organisation of the proposed work programme and how it is resourced  / Weighting:   20

II.2.11) Information about options

Options:   no

Description of options:   -

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement:   no

A dynamic purchasing system was set up:   no

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction has been used:   no

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

Notice number in the OJ S:   2017/S 144-296328

IV.2.8) Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system

The notice involves the termination of the dynamic purchasing system published by the above contract notice:   no

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice:   no

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No:   647/PP/GRO/PPA/17/9864

Lot No:   -

Title:   Dynamic development of cross-border e-commerce through efficient parcel delivery

A contract/lot is awarded:   yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

19-12-2017

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received:   7

Number of tenders received from SMEs:   0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States:   0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States:   0

Number of tenders received by electronic means:   7

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators:   no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
WIK - Consult GmbH
National registration number
-
Postal address
Rhoendorfer Str.68
Town
Bad Honnef
NUTS code
DEB14
Postal code
53604
Country
DEUTSCHLAND
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot:   500.000,00 EUR

Total value of the contract/lot:   495.200,00 EUR

Lowest offer:   -

Highest offer:   -

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted:   yes

Proportion:   29%

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:   -

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

-

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Official name
General Court of the European Union
Postal address
Rue du Fort Niedergrünewal
Town
Luxembourg
Postal code
L-2925
Country
LUXEMBOURG
Telephone
+352 4303-1
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
+352 4303-2100
Internet address
http://curia.europa.eu/

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:   Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in the absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-

VI.4.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

20-12-2017

Annex D1 – General procurement: Justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

1. Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a call for competition in accordance with Article 32 of Directive 2014/24/EU

No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to:

open procedure:   no

restricted procedure:   no

The products involved are manufactured purely for the purpose of research, experiment, study or development under the conditions stated in the directive:   -

The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:

absence of competition for technical reasons:   no

procurement aiming at the creation or acquisition of a unique work of art or artistic performance:   no

protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights:   no

Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive:   no

Additional deliveries by the original supplier ordered under the strict conditions stated in the directive:   no

New works/services, constituting a repetition of existing works/services and ordered in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive:   -

Service contract to be awarded to the winner or one of winners under the rules of a design contest:   -

Procurement of supplies quoted and purchased on a commodity market:   -

Purchase of supplies or services on particularly advantageous terms:

from a supplier which is definitively winding up its business activities:   -

protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights:   -

2. Other justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive:   no

3. Explanation

-