HGV and Specialist Vehicles

In this framework

Plant Recovery / Beaver Tails
CRANES & CHASSIS CABS
Curtain Siders
Skip Loaders
Dropsiders
Tippers
Sweepers
Gully Jetters
Refuse & Waste
Winter Maintenance
Waste Collection
Minibuses
Double Decker Bus

The Procurement Partnership Ltd (TPPL) has completed a tendering exercise in partnership with The North East Purchasing Organisation (NEPO) for a Procurement and Contract Hire Framework covering the Contract Hire of HGVs and Buses.

    • Agreement Reference: NEPO224
    • Start Date: November 2017
    • End Date: November 2021
    • Number of suppliers: 20
    • Contract Notice: 2017/S 174-355957
    • Award Notice: 2017/S 220-457011
  • Lot 1: Vehicle Chassis 12.5t – 44t (16 Suppliers)

    Including spare parts and maintenance contracts. Chassis supplied to be both converted and unconverted operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuels. This Lot is for the purchase of either unconverted chassis or converted chassis from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), who can supply direct, or
    via any of their franchise dealerships.

    Chassis to be supplied under this Lot include day and sleeper cabs of various wheelbases that are acceptable for conversion with body types including but not limited to: tippers, dropside, flat, beavertail, curtain-side, box, Luton, refuse collection, bin lifts and recycling bodies, gritter, snowplough and auger spreaders, tanker, gully emptier, aerial platforms, hook loader and demountable body systems, jetter, cranes, mobile library and offices, vehicle and plant recovery, street lighting and highway maintenance bodies, and any other body type a particpant may require. The Lot will also include the options to offer spare parts and maintenance contract services.

    If a converted vehicle is required under this Lot, the convertor may either be nominated by the participant or the OEM will use their preferred convertor. For clarity, purchases from this Lot will be made from OEMs of chassis (unconverted/ converted) that have been appointed to the framework in this Lot.

    Lot 2: Vehicle Conversions up to 44t. (26 Suppliers)

    This Lot is for the purchase of converted chassis from the convertors appointed to the framework. Participants can if they choose to, nominate a preferred chassis for conversion. Alternatively, where the participant owns an existing chassis, they can pay for the body only for the purpose of mounting on an existing chassis. Convertors can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to participants within this Lot.

    Body type conversions to include but not limited to: tippers, dropside, flat, beavertail, curtain-side, box, Luton, refuse collection, bin lifts and recycling bodies, gritter, snowplough and auger spreaders, tanker, gully emptier, aerial platforms, hook loader and demountable body systems, jetter, cranes, mobile library and offices, vehicle and plant recovery, street lighting and highway maintenance bodies, and any other body type a participant may require. The Lot will also include the options to offer spare parts and maintenance contract services.

    Lot 3: Contract Hire of Heavy Goods Vehicles (9 Suppliers)

    Includes vehicles operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuel. Types of HGVs to be hired includes, but is not limited to the full range of vehicle categories and sizes covered in Lots 1 & 2 but also any other heavy goods, specialist and municipal vehicles exceeding 12.5 tonnes.

    Lot 4: Contract Hire of Minibuses, Coaches, Double-decked and Articulated Buses (8 Suppliers)

    5 – 75 seat (including accessible vehicles) and includes vehicles operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuel. Vehicles may be coach-built, OEM standard or van-based conversions.

    • Quick and easy to use
    • 20 market-leading Suppliers
    • Compliant PCR2015 Framework and Dynamic Purchasing Systems to meet your legal requirements
    • Leading suppliers who have been appointed to the framework for their professional capability, experience and competitiveness
    • Pre-established terms and conditions to support all orders
    • Easy access to quotations through mini competitions and direct award
    • Mini-competitions managed and delivered free of charge by TPPL via the Delta e-Sourcing portal
    • Low and zero emission vehicle focus to help you reduce carbon footprint
  • This comprehensive Framework is available to Local Authorities and the wider public/not-for-profit sector including:

    • NHS Trusts
    • Police Authorities
    • Fire Authorities
    • Leisure Trusts
    • Registered Social Landlords
    • Registered Charities
    • Schools, Colleges and Universities
    • Government departments in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

    All current and future members can access this framework.

  • The framework provides access to 53 different
    suppliers(a mix of OE manufacturers, specialist
    vehicle convertors and contract hire providers).

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