Published date: 23 July 2019

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 date: 22 August 2019

Contract summary


  • Transport services (excl. Waste transport) - 60000000

  • Road transport services - 60100000

  • Mail transport by road - 60160000

    • Railway transport services - 60200000

    • Air transport services - 60400000

    • Scheduled airmail transport services - 60411000

    • Courier services - 64120000

    • Multi-modal courier services - 64121000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Published date

23 July 2019

Closing date

22 August 2019

Contract start date

01 November 2019

Contract end date

31 October 2021

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Department of Health and Social Care (the Authority) is looking to engage a Service Provider to provide the Authority with assured access to an express freight capability to maintain the uninterrupted supply of medicines and medical products where there is an urgent need or where a suppliers' own logistics arrangements are disrupted.

The requirement is divided into three lots, namely:-
1. Express Freight Services
2. Pallet Services; and
3. Specials.

Key elements include: mobilisation of service, capacity assurance, capacity flexibility, managed service, supplier services & value for money.

The service(s) will need to be fully operational by 24th October 2019 to allow for testing in advance of full operational sign off by the 31st October 2019.

More information about these services can be found in the OJEU published notice 2019/S 140-344963.

About the buyer


39 Victoria Street


Other information


Additional text

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How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

Closing date: 22 August 2019