Services - 206434-2019

03/05/2019    S86

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Storage and warehousing services

2019/S 086-206434

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Claire Murray -
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Logistics and Warehousing

Reference number: RM6074
II.1.2)Main CPV code
63120000 Storage and warehousing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the Authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of Logistics and Warehousing 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.

The lotting structure of this framework will be determined as a result of market engagement. The entire Framework Agreement Estimated Value range is expected to be 200 000 000 GBP up to an upper value of 900 000 000 GBP.

Suppliers wishing to engage with the Authority to help shape this commercial vehicle should email

Quoting “RM6074 PIN Interest” in the subject box.

Important note: Additional lots are currently being considered but confirmation of the final Framework Agreement structure will be provided following market engagement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 900 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
19600000 Leather, textile, rubber and plastic waste
19610000 Leather waste
19620000 Textile waste
19630000 Rubber waste
39173000 Storage units
42965100 Warehouse management system
44613300 Standard freight containers
44613400 Storage containers
44614300 Container storage system
60100000 Road transport services
60161000 Parcel transport services
60200000 Railway transport services
60220000 Mail transport by railway
60610000 Ferry transport services
60620000 Transport by water of mail
63100000 Cargo handling and storage services
63110000 Cargo handling services
63111000 Container handling services
63120000 Storage and warehousing services
63121000 Storage and retrieval services
63121100 Storage services
63122000 Warehousing services
63521000 Freight transport agency services
63523000 Port and forwarding agency services
63726300 Vessel storage services
64100000 Post and courier services
64110000 Postal services
64111000 Postal services related to newspapers and periodicals
64113000 Postal services related to parcels
64120000 Courier services
64121000 Multi-modal courier services
64121100 Mail delivery services
64121200 Parcel delivery services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79418000 Procurement consultancy services
79999100 Scanning services
85142400 Home delivery of incontinence products
90500000 Refuse and waste related services
90511000 Refuse collection services
90511400 Paper collecting services
90512000 Refuse transport services
90513000 Non-hazardous refuse and waste treatment and disposal services
90520000 Radioactive-, toxic-, medical- and hazardous waste services
90523000 Toxic waste disposal services except radioactive waste and contaminated soil
90523100 Weapons and ammunition disposal services
90524000 Medical waste services
90524100 Clinical-waste collection services
90524200 Clinical-waste disposal services
90524300 Removal services of biological waste
90524400 Collection, transport and disposal of hospital waste
92510000 Library and archive services
92512100 Archive destruction services
98392000 Relocation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Logistics and warehousing.

II.2.14)Additional information

The services may include, but is not limited to, the collection, receipt, storage, management, processing and onward distribution of: pallets, cargo containers, supply items, commodities, parcels, packages, vehicles, waste products, pathology samples, pharmaceuticals, healthcare products, technology, furniture and foodstuffs.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This Prior Information Notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement with suppliers operating within the logistics, warehousing and associated services sector. Crown Commercial Service intends to hold market engagement sessions during May and June 2019 with industry experts and suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting framework contract[s]. If you are interested in attending a market engagement session please express your interest by emailing no later than midday on 15.5.2019. Further details will be provided to you. Your email must clearly state the name of your organisation, and contact details for the individual(s) who will be participating in the market engagement.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: