Invitation to market consultation for the upcoming procurement

To inform interested suppliers about the planned procurement exercise and the content of the upcoming procurement “Procurement and Commercial Services Framework for the Rail Baltica Global Project”, as well as to obtain feedback, all interested suppliers are invited to participate in an online market consultation. The online event will take place on January 11, 2022 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Riga time) via Microsoft Teams platform.

The Rail Baltica joint venture and global project coordinator RB Rail AS, and also the contracting authority of the planned procurement, seeks for the support from service providers to receive independent professional expert opinion, advice and support in relation with its current and future activities, including, inter alia, the preparation of procurement related documentation, commercial documentation, pricing approaches, procurement and related commercial strategy formulation, supply chain management support, commercial support, procurement and related commercial best practice analysis and improvement etc, as well as support in planning, managing, implementing and monitoring procurement procedures for the Global Project at any or all stages of its procurement implementation, as well as peak time additional resource deployment support that may be required.

It is envisaged that the subject-matter of the procurement will be divided in several lots, including procurement services in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, international procurement support services, contract implementation support services, supply chain management and consultancy services as well as the financial support services in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

About the upcoming market consultation

  • All interested suppliers are invited to participate in the consultation meeting and provide feedback on the draft scope of works documentation, which will be published on website: https://www.railbaltica.org/tenders/  where this invitation is published, by the 4th of January 2022.
  • Questions need to be submitted prior to the meeting and not later than by 7th January 2022, 10 a.m. (Riga time)by sending them to the dedicated e-mail of the Contracting Authority’s contact person.
  • After the consultation meeting and not later than by the 13th January 2022 10 a.m. (Riga time), the interested suppliers are invited to provide feedback (if any) on the draft scope of works documentation by sending it to the specified e-mail of the Contracting Authority’s contact person – Procurement Manager Baiba Ūbele, e-mail: baiba.ubele@railbaltica.org, phone No.: +37126273973.
  • To participate in the consultation, the interested supplier shall apply by the 11th January 2022, 12 p.m. (Riga time) by sending its application to the specified e-mail of the Contracting Authority’s contact person. Questions submitted will be discussed during the common meeting with all interested suppliers by not disclosing the name of the interested supplier who submitted questions.

To apply for participation in the consultation, the interested supplier shall specify its name, registration number, name and surname of its representative, representative’s e-mail and representative’s phone number.

The invitation (link) to consultation will be sent to the representative of the interested supplier to the e-mail specified by him/her no later than by 11th January 2022 12 p.m. (Riga time).

More information on https://www.railbaltica.org/tenders/