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United Kingdom-Lewes: Road transport services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Dynamic Purchasing System for the Provision of Passenger Transport for East Sussex County Council
DPS to provide passenger transport services to East Sussex County Council (and Surrey County Council, West Sussex County Council and Brighton and Hove City Council should they decide to join the DPS). The main requirement is for home to school transport for children, but the DPS can also be accessed for adults social care and any other Council passenger transport requirements.
There are requirements for vehicles with a range of seating requirements (from a single passenger in a taxi-minicab to minibuses and coaches), personal assistants/escorts (including medically trained) and wheelchair accessible vehicles.
The provision of a DPS to provide a route to market for the Council’s passenger transport requirements.
Initially this will be for East Sussex County Council. Should/When the other named authorities join the DPS requirements for Surrey, West Sussex and Brighton and Hove will be added. Providers in these other locations may express an interest at this stage by email to firstname.lastname@example.org They will then be contacted to apply to join the DPS during the implementation period of the additional authority.
Approximate annual spend for the authorities is as follows:
East Sussex County Council — GBP 12.5 million,
Surrey County Council — GBP 40 million,
West Sussex County Council — GBP 12 million,
Brighton and Hove City Council — GBP 2 million.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The DPS will initially only include East Sussex County Council mini-competitions. If the other named authorities decide to join the DPS the opportunity to provide the services to the joining authority will be advertised. There is no need to apply to join at this stage (although you are welcome to express an interest by email to email@example.com) if you do not deliver services in the county of East Sussex.