Crown Commercial Service (the Authority) is putting in place a Pan Government Collaborative Framework Agreement for use by UK public sector bodies identified at VI.3 (and any future successors to these organisations), which include Central Government Departments and their Arm's Length Bodies and Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and Local Authorities. This Procurement will establish a multi Supplier public sector Framework Agreement for the purchase of Specialist Courier Services. The Framework Agreement shall comprise of 7 individual Lots. The Authority reserves the right for Contracting Authorities to hold an electronic auction during further competition prior to an award of a contract.
The Framework Agreement shall be for an initial period of three (3) years; the Authority may extend the duration of the Framework Agreement for any period up to a maximum of one (1) year.
Potential Providers have the opportunity to bid for one, all or any combination of the Lots.
This includes the collection and delivery of UN Class 6.2 Infectious Substances (Category A and Category B), Non-Infectious Substances, Biological Substances, Blood and Tissue, which includes but is not limited to the following:
— Infectious Substances Category A UN Class 6, division 6.2 UN 2814,
— Infectious Substances Category A, UN Class 6, division 6.2 UN 2900,
— Toxic Substances UN Class 6, division 6.1,
— Genetically modified organisms which are classed as UN 2814 and UN 2900,
— Any diagnostic and/or investigative specimens for laboratory analysis which are classified as UN2814 and/or UN2900;
— Infectious Substances Class 6.2 Category B UN3373 including but not limited to:
— Patient specimens of human or animal material including swabs, excreta, secreta, human tissue,
— Biological specimens — not classed as Cat A or HCDG,
— Samples (Class 6.2) for food chain and environmental testing,
— Frozen samples,
— Exotic disease samples.
Cont. at II.2.7.
The scope of Lot 2 shall deliver a full suite of service lines capable of fulfilling the broad range of Contracting Authorities requirements for the secure collection, transportation and delivery of Controlled Drugs and Pharmaceuticals.
This includes the collection, transportation and delivery of Pharmaceuticals, and Controlled Drugs, which are listed below but are not limited to:
— Controlled drugs including drug precursors;
— Medical supplies;
— Associated equipment.
The scope of Lot 3 will be to deliver a full suite of services capable of fulfilling the broad range of Contracting Body requirements for the transportation, collection, delivery and processing of Secure Cash and Valuables in Transit, Collection, Delivery and Processing Service.
The Supplier must be able to provide a range of flexible requirements including but not limited to:
— Collection and delivery from pre-agreed collection points and locations within the UK. Scheduled collections — regular collections from a pre-agreed collection point location(s) including multiple sites at a pre-agreed times;
— Ad-hoc collections — potentially at short notice;
— Out of Hours collection — Where required, this will be defined by the Contracting Authority at Further Competition;
— Delivery of all collected consignments to a bank and/or cash-processing centre on the next working day;
— Cash and coin ordering service;
Cont. at II.2.14.
The scope of Lot 4 will deliver a full suite of service lines capable of fulfilling the broad range of Contracting Authority requirements for the Collection, Transportation and Delivery of Explosive
substances and articles (UN Class 1) and Firearms.
The Core Requirements under this Lot are defined but not limited to the Collection, Transportation and Delivery of Explosive Substances and articles (UN Class 1);
— UN Class 1 High Consequence Explosive Substances and articles;
— UN Class 1 Explosive Substances and articles and articles division 1.1-1.6;
— Section 5 Firearms;
— Section 1 Firearms;
— Section 2 Firearms;
— Handguns for humane dispatch;
— Small arms ammunition;
— CS Gas and PAVA Spray;
— Chain of custody transportation service and services.
This includes seized, seized under forfeiture, detained and confiscated goods, which are listed below but are not limited to:
— Illegal drugs;
— Controlled drugs and pharmaceuticals;
— Firearms, including any associated ammunition;
— Counterfeited items (including electrical items, clothing, footwear, money alcohol, pharmaceuticals, toys, accessories);
— Designer, branded, bespoke items (including clothing, footwear, jewellery, watches);
— Alcohol including spirits, wine (including sparkling wine), beer and associated items;
— High valuable goods including money (including foreign currency); jewellery, watches, clocks, fine art;
— Electrical items, brown goods, white goods;
— Sports equipment;
— Miscellaneous items;
— Tobacco products (including tobacco, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products);
— Perishable items; meat, poultry, fish, dairy products, vegetables;
Cont. at II.2.14.
The scope of Lot 6 shall deliver a full suite of service lines capable of fulfilling the broad range of Contracting Authorities requirements for the secure collection and delivery of the Haulage, Storage and Disposal of Vehicles and related services consignments.
This includes seized, under forfeiture, detained and confiscated vehicles, which are listed below but are not limited to:
— Vehicles, including cars, motorcycles, pushbikes, quad bikes;
— Commercial vehicles (including light, heavy and tankers);
— Vessels (boats, canoes, jet skis etc.);
— Caravans and motor homes;
— Plant, machinery;
— Trailers of all sizes;
— Vehicle components;
— Vehicles and items confiscated or seized under a forfeiture order (POCA);
— Vehicles and items detained or confiscated under the PACE Act;
— Vehicles that may have no accompanying paperwork or keys.
The scope of Lot 7 will deliver a full suite of service lines capable of fulfilling the broad range of Contracting Authority requirements for the Collection, Transportation and Delivery of Radioactive Materials.
The Core Requirements under this Lot are defined but not limited to the Collection, Transportation and Delivery of Radioactive Materials (UN Class 7) as detailed below:
— UN Class 7 Radioactive Materials;
— UN Class 7, High Consequence Radioactive Material.
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