North East Lincolnshire Council is inviting requests to participate for a Dynamic Purchasing System for Education Transport Services. Requirements are separated into two Lots on the following basis:
Lot 1 - Bus Services (to include education bus services)
Lot 2 - Taxi Services (to include education taxi services)
The duration of the Dynamic Purchasing System for Long Term Taxi Services is 36 months with the option to extend for one further period of 12 months. It is envisaged that the total expenditure over the full 48month duration will be c.£5.6m.
The Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) shall remain open for new requests to participate from suitable operators for its entire duration.
Operators who meet the minimum selection criteria shall be admitted to the DPS and invited to further competitions as and when requirements for services are made.
Further information on the DPS and the process for requesting to participate is available via http://www.yortender.co.uk. Operators may download and submit a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire via http://www.yortender.co.uk.
The council intends to run its first further competition in June/July 2015 for education transport contracts commencing September 2015, therefore the initial deadline for requests to participate for operators wishing to participate in the first further competition is 12noon 18 May 2015 thereafter requests to participate may be submitted anytime up to 12noon 13 April 2019. This Dynamic Purchasing System is being run under the Restricted Procedure in accordance with PCR2015.
The council is inviting interested operators to a market industry day on 29 April 2015. Further details are available via http://www.yortender.co.uk.