The SkyToll toll administrator’s prices are secret, the contract is not. Read it

The published amount of 400 to 450 million euros for the purchase of the toll system is nonsense, claims the operator of the toll system SkyToll.

SkyToll, as confirmed that it did not agree with the publication of its offer and prices in the contract with the National Highway Company, as (NDS) on the provision of a comprehensive electronic toll collection service.

Read on CONTRACT ABOUT MY (v pdf).

“Like any business entity, so is SkyToll for competitive reasons, never discloses information about its know-how a prices, “said the communication manager for SITA on Monday strategy and PR in SkyToll Anton Bódis.

He also informed that SkyToll has agreed to the publication of the toll contract and any amendments while maintaining the condition of protection of confidential information; and know-how of the company since the signing of the contract in 2009.

“As we did not find the contract on the contracting authority’s website – NDS, we posted it today (Monday – editor’s note) on skytoll.com, “ Bodis said. Consent to the publication of the contract and its annexes is on the side 191 document published at https://www.skytoll.com/…Myto_Red.pdf.

The price proposal for the transfer of electronic toll system (EMS) had to submitted by all tenderers in the public procurement.

“The price is constructed exclusively for the protection of NDS as a maximum and can be reduced on the basis of an analysis by an independent auditor who the transfer of the service is provided by NDS. The auditor will base the calculation of the price from the current state of the electronic toll system at the moment in which NDS will decide to take over the company, “Bódis explained. The mechanism that shall be used to determine the redemption price, Article XV. contracts and in the annex to the contract No. 9 Business conditions of the contract in Article 8.3.3. Two diligence and determination of the purchase price.

“It follows that the price in the 2009 contract is to date irrelevant. It is interesting only for journalists and politicians, and only because it is the subject of a trade secret, “says Bódis.

Information has also appeared to the public that the redemption price is quoted in any confidentiality amendment to the contract. Redemption price of the company according to toll company does not contain any amendment to the contract between NDS and SkyToll. The price proposal for the transfer of the electronic toll system is the subject of the table no. 2 in Annex 1 of the price offer Other price proposals of the tenderer.

“Amount 400 – 450 mil. EUR (for the purchase of the toll system – pos. ed.), which reached the public from the Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic, is not based on the truth, it is nonsense, “Bódis said, adding that the number specified in the contract is not. “Again, it’s the amount you have submitted by all candidates and is irrelevant to the current date, always must be determined at the time the option is exercised in accordance with the procedure set out above, “ noted SkyToll communications manager.

NDS said on Friday, January 17, that it had requested the company SkyToll agrees to make the required information available, but it does was not granted.

“SkyToll re-identified the requested information as subject to trade secrets and confidential information. Making available required information without the consent in question, the NDS would be at risk actions for damages, “said a spokesperson for NITA for the SITA agency Michaela Michalová. Publication of a contract for a comprehensive electronic service the 2009 toll between NDS and SkyToll was not yet mandatory.

“However, this was subsequently published with the consent of SkyToll on the website of the Office of the Government, where it is still accessible, “ added Michalová. The Ministry of Transport has announced what has happened several times presented by the Minister of Transport Árpád Érsek, the ministry will not slow down in any way publication of the contract in question for the toll system, resp. its supplement. “We will always proceed within the limits of the law with regard to the public interest, “a departmental spokeswoman told SITA Karolina Ducka.

The published amount of 400 to 450 million euros for the purchase of the toll system is nonsense, claims the operator of the toll system SkyToll.

SkyToll, as confirmed that it did not agree with the publication of its offer and prices in the contract with the National Highway Company, as (NDS) on the provision of a comprehensive electronic toll collection service.

Read on CONTRACT ABOUT MY (v pdf).

“Like any business entity, so is SkyToll for competitive reasons, never discloses information about its know-how a prices, “said the communication manager for SITA on Monday strategy and PR in SkyToll Anton Bódis.

He also informed that SkyToll has agreed to the publication of the toll contract and any amendments while maintaining the condition of protection of confidential information; and know-how of the company since the signing of the contract in 2009.

“As we did not find the contract on the contracting authority’s website – NDS, we posted it today (Monday – editor’s note) on skytoll.com, “ Bodis said. Consent to the publication of the contract and its annexes is on the side 191 document published at https://www.skytoll.com/…Myto_Red.pdf.

The price proposal for the transfer of electronic toll system (EMS) had to submitted by all tenderers in the public procurement.

“The price is constructed exclusively for the protection of NDS as a maximum and can be reduced on the basis of an analysis by an independent auditor who the transfer of the service is provided by NDS. The auditor will base the calculation of the price from the current state of the electronic toll system at the moment in which NDS will decide to take over the company, “Bódis explained. The mechanism that shall be used to determine the redemption price, Article XV. contracts and in the annex to the contract No. 9 Business conditions of the contract in Article 8.3.3. Two diligence and determination of the purchase price.

“It follows that the price in the 2009 contract is to date irrelevant. It is interesting only for journalists and politicians, and only because it is the subject of a trade secret, “says Bódis.

Information has also appeared to the public that the redemption price is quoted in any confidentiality amendment to the contract. Redemption price of the company according to toll company does not contain any amendment to the contract between NDS and SkyToll. The price proposal for the transfer of the electronic toll system is the subject of the table no. 2 in Annex 1 of the price offer Other price proposals of the tenderer.

“Amount 400 – 450 mil. EUR (for the purchase of the toll system – pos. ed.), which reached the public from the Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic, is not based on the truth, it is nonsense, “Bódis said, adding that the number specified in the contract is not. “Again, it’s the amount you have submitted by all candidates and is irrelevant to the current date, always must be determined at the time the option is exercised in accordance with the procedure set out above, “ noted SkyToll communications manager.

NDS said on Friday, January 17, that it had requested the company SkyToll agrees to make the required information available, but it does was not granted.

“SkyToll re-identified the requested information as subject to trade secrets and confidential information. Making available required information without the consent in question, the NDS would be at risk actions for damages, “said a spokesperson for NITA for the SITA agency Michaela Michalová. Publication of a contract for a comprehensive electronic service the 2009 toll between NDS and SkyToll was not yet mandatory.

“However, this was subsequently published with the consent of SkyToll on the website of the Office of the Government, where it is still accessible, “ added Michalová. The Ministry of Transport has announced what has happened several times presented by the Minister of Transport Árpád Érsek, the ministry will not slow down in any way publication of the contract in question for the toll system, resp. its supplement. “We will always proceed within the limits of the law with regard to the public interest, “a departmental spokeswoman told SITA Karolina Ducka.