NO - Oslo: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

- Oslo, Norway, Europe

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Freight Services

Reference number: 18/11032
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The procurement shall cover the Contracting Authority's need for freight services.

The procurement is split into 2 sub-contracts in order to cover the need adequately, tenderers can submit tenders for part 1 or part 2 or for both of them.

Part 1: Domestic Freight Services (Norway, including Svalbard);

Part 2: International Freight Services.

Note that the contract does not include letters, removal services and same day courier vehicle services, nor the freight of large animals. If the chosen tenderer cannot fulfil the Contracting Authority's needs that can occur in a stand-by situation, the Contracting Authorities reserve the right to procure these services from other suppliers for a limited period.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no


II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement shall cover the Contracting Authority's need for freight services.

1.1) About the Contracting Authority:

The Norwegian Veterinary Institute (VI) is a biomedical research institute with animal health, fish health and food safety/animal feed safety as its core areas. The most important areas of activity for the Norwegian Veterinary Institute are research and development, stand-by, diagnostics, monitoring, reference functions, advice and risk assessments. The Norwegian Veterinary Institute shall have a free and independent position in all professional questions. The Norwegian Veterinary Institute is the authorities' most important knowledge provider for the prevention, advice, clarification and handling of serious infectious diseases in fish and animals and zoonosis. The Norwegian Veterinary Institute also assists in the prevention and handling of crises caused by health hazardous connections and infectious substances in animal feed and food. The Norwegian Veterinary Institute also provides services and communicates knowledge to businesses, professionals and animal owners. The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has 320 employees, with its main office in Oslo and regional laboratories in:

— Sandnes,

— Bergen,

— Trondheim,

— Harstad and

— Tromsø.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) is a small and robust university with high ambitions. Global challenges within climate and energy supply, the environment, health, safe and secure food, within technology and renewable systems, use and protection of areas and natural resources and the development of a bio-economy require increased and changed research priorities. Society, businesses and management have an increasing need for updated expertise. NMBU's competence ranges over the entire professional area and is, therefore, well equipped to take on its social responsibility, both within eminent research and teaching.

NMBU has its own environmental strategy and is a member of the Initiative for Ethical Trade (IEH). NMBU's ethical guidelines state that the university must require that the UN's human rights and the ILO's core conventions are fulfilled in the entire value chain affected by a procurement. NMBU has a large focus on major parts of the environmental improvements at the university being made through, amongst other things, good, appropriate and correct procurement processes. See NMBU's homepage for further information,

NMBU reference no. : 18/02737

Co-localisation in Ås. From summer 2020 the NMBU Veterinary College at campus Adamstuen and the Veterinary Institute at Adamstuen will be co-housed in a new building at campus Ås.

1.2) Objective and Scope:

The procurement will cover the Contracting Authority's need for freight services, hereafter called Freight Services. The services include the collection, transport and delivery of different types of items to and from the Contracting Authority's locations, both nationally and internationally. The dispatches will consist of small and medium sized packages, but there will also be special freight such as temperature sensitive biological samples and materials that must be temperature controlled, (e.g. with dry ice). The dispatches can include infectious biological material — material that can be classified as hazardous goods in class 6.2, of which the majority will be in category B. The dispatches can also include hazardous chemicals that are. The freight of large animals is not included.

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
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/02/2019
End: 01/02/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 extensions, each for 12 months.

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
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Contracting authority
Oslo, Norway, Europe
Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Monday, November 26, 2018 12:00 AM
Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
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