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Closed Contract notice

The Authority is seeking to put in place a framework of operators of vessels, trains or aircraft ("Conveyance")that can be used for the provision of capacity for the transportation of freight vehicles (meaning wheeled goodsvehicles (including vans, trucks, lorries, HGVs and other equivalents) or wheeled trailers or semi-trailers to beconveyed intact on the Conveyance - whether accompanied or unaccompanied) between the UK and the EEAand/or between Great Britain ("GB") and Northern Ireland ("NI"). The operators will also be...

The Authority is seeking to put in place a framework of operators of vessels, trains or aircraft ("Conveyance")that can be used for the provision of capacity for the transportation of freight vehicles (meaning wheeled goodsvehicles (including vans, trucks, lorries, HGVs and other equivalents) or wheeled trailers or semi-trailers to beconveyed intact on the Conveyance - whether accompanied or unaccompanied) between the UK and the EEAand/or between Great Britain ("GB") and Northern Ireland ("NI"). The operators will also be required to deliverall actions, incidentals and services required to facilitate the transportation of freight vehicles (including but notlimited to ticketing services, marketing, operations, etc.) in order to meet the strategic objective of supporting thecontinued flow of Category 1 Goods in light of Disruption Events. Category 1 Goods are those goods identifiedby the Government as being critical to the preservation of human and animal welfare and/or national security.Note that the goods within scope or identified as Category 1 may be reviewed by the Government from time to time.
Scope
To put in place a framework of operators who can deliver the required capacity for the transportation of freight vehicles (including ticketing services and allocation of capacity following rules defined by the ContractingAuthority):
• via any Conveyance
• between the United Kingdom ("UK") and the European Economic Area ("EEA") and/or between Great Britain("GB") and Northern Ireland ("NI")
• including all actions, incidentals and services required to facilitate the transportation (including but not limited to ticketing services, marketing, operations, etc.)
• Existing capacity (i.e. capacity that is already available on the open market) and new capacity (means capacity not already available on the open market) options
• Accompanied and/or unaccompanied capacity options
• Terminal to Terminal transportation only ("Terminal" meaning operational area at which a Conveyance will arrive or depart and where the Conveyance can be accessed by the Freight Vehicle).
Full detail on the eligibility criteria can be found in the procurement documents, to participate in the procurement and access the procurement documents on the Authority's e-Sourcing portal please email fcp@dft.gov.uk. The documents can be viewed at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/freight-capacity-framework-procurement-invitation-to-tender

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Contract status:

Contract notice - closed

Contract value:

£0 - 300M

Contract can renew:

No

Contract type:

Services

Contract sectors:

  • Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
  • Supporting and auxiliary transport services; travel agencies services
  • Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
  • Supporting and auxiliary transport services; travel agencies services

Contract locations:

  • East Midlands
  • East Of England
  • London
  • North East
  • North West
  • East Midlands
  • East Of England
  • London
  • North East
  • North West
  • South East
  • South West
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire And The Humber
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Framework contract:

Yes

Contract suitable for SME:

No

Contract suitable for VCO:

No


Contract notice published:

30 July 2019

Contract tender deadline:

28 August 2019

Contract start:

18 September 2019

Contract end:

17 September 2023

Contract duration:

4 years