Published date: 24 August 2018

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 18 September 2018

Contract summary


  • Software package and information systems - 48000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

24 August 2018

Closing date

18 September 2018

Contract start date

2 October 2018

Contract end date

31 July 2019

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Other: Open Market

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Department for Transport need to understand the impact that third party systems have on the security outcomes of the x-ray machine for screening cabin baggage.

The scope of this requirement is to look at all the functionality that comes with the a Tray Return System (TRS) with or without a matrix of screeners.

The project will look at six key elements and on each element deliver guidance on measures to be taken to ensure effectiveness of use.

The allocated budget for the contract is up to a £80,000.00 maximum excluding VAT. Bids received in excess of this will be deemed non-compliant and will not be evaluated

More information


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How to apply Instructions to Potential Providers:

Potential Providers must first be registered on the Crown Commercial Service e-Sourcing Suite in order to respond to the Procurement. If you have not yet registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, this can be done online at by following the link 'Register for CCS e-Sourcing'.

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so at the Invitation to Tender stage. Potential Providers should note that it could take up to 10 working days to obtain a DUNS number.
Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at:

Once you have registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, you will need to express your interest by emailing

Your email must clearly state:
- name/reference of this procurement
- the name of the registered supplier; and
- the name and contact details

Crown Commercial Service will then process your registration and assign your organisation to the opportunity. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

It is advised however that Potential Providers register as soon as practically possible in order to receive the Invitation to Tender and have a sufficient amount of time to respond. Crown Commercial Service is not able to offer any extensions to the advertised procurement timetable.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact the
Freephone: 0345 010 3503

About the buyer

Contact name

Crown Commercial Service


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