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Public Sector Passenger Transport Solutions DPS

Crown Commercial Services (CCS) is working to develop a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for regional passenger transport services (taxi and coaches) for the public sector.

 

Scope

The scope is principally for taxi services, private chauffeurs, coach services, social services transport, school buses, minibuses but also other specialist vehicles (for example, armoured vehicles, wheelchair accessible vehicles.)

Under the DPS there are no lots as such, however, suppliers will be able to classify themselves by service type and by area of operation/coverage.

 

Market engagement

A Prior Information Notice (PIN) has recently been published. We would like to conduct engagement with suppliers who operate in this market to gain a greater understanding of the marketplace.

If you are interested in attending a market engagement session, please express your interest by emailing CCS at travelprocurement[at]crowncommercial.gov[dot]uk and further details will be provided to you.

Your email must clearly state:

  1. Organisation name
  2. Contact name
  3. Job title of contact (including responsibility within your organisation)
  4. Contact phone number
  5. Contact email
  6. Organisation website link

 

Customer engagement

We want to begin consultations with public sector organisations who are users of these services to help bring experience and knowledge to shape the solution.

The aim of the consultations is to identify where we can learn from past experiences to improve upon current arrangements and maximise commercial benefits through a robust specification of requirements with the ability to keep up with new, innovative products and solutions.

We would value any feedback you have to help us deliver an outstanding solution.

If you would like to contribute to the solution and participate in customer engagement, please email CCS at travelprocurement[at]crowncommercial.gov[dot]uk.

Please monitor the Important links and Timescales sections below to keep up to date on the project.

 

Important links

We will update the important links below, at each stage of the project, adding to this page as information for buyers and suppliers is released.

Prior Information Notice (PIN) in OJEUView PIN
Contract notice in OJEUContract notice has not yet been published
Download tender documentsTender documents are not available yet

 

Timescales

ActivityDate*
Pre-market engagementSeptember to November 2018
Drafting of procurement documentsNovember 2018 - January 2019
Publication of OJEU notice5th February 2019
Framework awardMarch 2019
 
*Please note these are indicative timescales and may be subject to change