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United Kingdom-Liverpool: Postal and telecommunications services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.gov.uk/ccs
Section II: Object
Postal Goods and Services.
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the contracting authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative agreement for the provision of postal goods and services to be utilised by central government departments and all other UK public sector bodies, including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education and devolved administrations. It is intended that this commercial agreement will be the recommended vehicle for all postal goods and services required by UK public sector bodies, which include central government departments and their arm's length bodies and agencies, non departmental public bodies, NHS bodies, local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education, charities and devolved administrations.
CCS is partnering with YPO and ESPO to put this agreement in place.
Suppliers wishing to engage with the authority should email Claire.firstname.lastname@example.org quoting “Postal Services PIN” in the subject box.
Postal Goods and Services
Postal goods and services.
Early thinking is that services will be broken down into framework lots including, (but not limited to), the following draft postal goods and services:
— collection and delivery (DSA, end to end, regional /zonal),
— secure mail services,
— hybrid mail (on-site, off Site, hub solutions),
— international mail services,
— franking machines, mail-room equipment and office machines,
— independent mail consultancy and mail audits,
— inbound mail solutions and services.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The contracting authority intends to use an e-Tendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
If you have not yet registered on the e-Sourcing suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link “Register for GPS e-Sourcing”. Please note, to register, you must have a valid Duns number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet).
Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at:
http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender. Note that, by registering for the e-Sourcing suite in this way, you will then be in a position to express an interest in any future procurements run by crown commercial service.
For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing suite please contact the crown commercial services helpdesk: freephone: +44 3450103503 or Email: email@example.com