Published date: 29 March 2018

Last edited date: 29 March 2018

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.


Closing: 11 February 2023

Contract summary

Industry

  • Transport services (excl. Waste transport) - 60000000

Location of contract

IP1 2BX

Value of contract

£0 to £175,000,000

Procurement reference

CD1204/1

Published date

29 March 2018

Closing date

11 February 2023

Contract start date

12 February 2023

Contract end date

13 February 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (above threshold)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No


Description

Suffolk County Council are inviting applicants to join a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of Passenger Transport Services.

The period of the DPS will be 5 Years commencing 12th February 2018, plus an option to extend for a further 2 Years. We reserve the right to extend, shorten or terminate, in part or whole, any Lot or the entire DPS at any time giving 6 months' notice.
New applicants can join the DPS during the course of the duration.

Please note should performance not be compliant with the DPS Tender Terms and Conditions, applicants may be suspended from the DPS.


More information

Links

Additional text

Suffolk County Council (The Council) is seeking suppliers for the provision of Passenger Transport Services. It intends to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of its Transport Services with suitably qualified operators of Private Hire,
Hackney Carriage, PSV/PCV and other appropriately licenced vehicles.

The Council proposes to enter into contracts for periods of up to 5 years, dependent on the requirement, with options to extend. Such extensions will be at the discretion of the Council and subject to satisfactory performance.

A combination of Lots/routes may be tendered. Suppliers can apply to join the DPS at any point during its lifetime, however applications will be considered in two Rounds. Round 1 for initial registration to the DPS is open between 12th February to 13th April 2018. Round 2 will open on 12th May 2018 and will remain open.

The DPS will be open for a period of 5 years with the option to extend up to a further 2 years. We reserve the right to extend, shorten or terminate, in part or whole, any Lot or the entire DPS at any time giving 6 months' notice.

Interested Suppliers must complete a Selection Questionnaire (SQ) via www.suffolksourcing.uk.

Please log into Suffolk Sourcing and search CD1204, and request to participate by completing and submitting the SQ.


Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer

Contact name

Passenger Transport Unit - Business Support Team

Address

Russell Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 2BX
England

Email

passenger.transport@suffolk.gov.uk

Website

https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/business-jobs-and-careers/tenders-and-supplying-us/