The council invites Operators to tender to join a Dynamic Purchasing System (Known as a DPS) for TheProvision of Transportation of Service Users (Children and Adult Service) within Staffordshire.

From 1 September 2019 The DPS will be used to supply transport services using Hackney Carriages, PrivateHire Vehicles and Passenger Carrying Vehicles (PCV) for children with Special Education Needs and children in mainstream education from home to school and assist with transport needs for Adults with disabilities and mental Health issues.

In order to be able to compete for business with the Council, suppliers must first be accepted to join the DPS.They will then be notified automatically of opportunities to bid for contracts through Call Off Competitions.

Refer to the procurement documentation for the full specification.

Extended TitleThe Provision of Transportation of Service Users (Children and Adult Service) within Staffordshire. Transport Dynamic Purchasing System
Extended Description

A Dynamic Purchasing System to deploy the supply of Home to School Transport provision in Staffordshirefor pupils in Mainstream Education and Special Needs Education. This DPS may also include transport forAdult service users not limited to but including disabilities and mental health. Their may be a requirement forPassenger Assistants to assists on the SEN Transport dependant on the needs of the service user.

This DPS is run as an electronic process using the Authority’s eSourcing solution (Staffordshire County CouncilE tender Portal). This procurement follows DPS procedures as set out in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

• Stage one – Compliance Process (Registration and request to participate).

• Stage two – Invitation to tender (Call off Competition).

First Tranche Stage 1:

It is envisaged that the tender (Selection Questionnaire) will be advertised from 3 May 2019 until 3 June 2019.

It is envisaged that Evaluations of the Selection Questionnaire will executed over a period of 30 calendar days from 3 June 2019 until 4 July 2019.

It is envisaged Suppliers will be notified of their acceptance onto the DPS following 4 July 2019

2nd Tranche Stage 1:

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It is envisaged that the tender (Selection Questionnaire) will be re-opened from 3 June 2019.

It is envisaged that the Evaluation of the Selection Questionnaire will be executed from 5 August 2019.

Applications to join the DPS - tender (Selection Questionnaire) following 1 September 2019 will be evaluated over a period of 10 calendar days.

Stage 2 - Will commence on or after 1 September 2019.

This procurement process will give assurance that Suppliers have met a stated set of standards to carry out the Call Off Contracts.

Please refer to the Procurement Document (SQ).

Deadline Date2039-08-31
Publication Date2020-07-28
CountryUnited Kingdom
Procurement StatusActive
TypeRestricted procedure
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
OrganisationStaffordshire County Council. Staffordshire Place 2, Tipping Street, Stafford ST16 2DH
Attention OfSharon Bowers
AddressStaffordshire Place 2, Tipping Street
Postal CodeST16 2DH
Phone+44 1785277493
Class Code60000000
Class DescriptionTransport services (excl. Waste transport)
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

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