HGV and Specialist Vehicles

On this framework

Large Refuse Collector 12.5t+
Bin Lifts
Small Snow Plough & De-icer
Gritter & Snow Plough
Plant Recovery / Beaver Tails
Sweepers
Tippers
Skip Loaders
Curtain Siders
Gulley Jetters
Gritters & Snowploughs
Chassis Based
LCV BODY CONVERSIONS
Waste Collection
Small Waste Vehicles
WHITE LINING VEHICLES
Demountable Gritting Bodies
Cranes & Chassis Cabs

NEPO and The Procurement Partnership Ltd have completed an OJEU tendering exercise for the Procurement of HGV and Specialist Vehicles Framework Agreement including HGV and Specialist Vehicles, Electric and Hydrogen drivetrain conversion systems to pre-existing and glider chassis.

These solutions can be applied to pre-existing and new glider chassis, covering Minibuses, Buses, Coaches, Light, Medium, and Heavy Goods Vehicles.

    • Agreement Reference: NEPO224
    • Start Date: January 2021
    • End Date: January 2025
    • Number of suppliers 38
    • Contract Notice: 2020/S 175-423940
    • Award Notice: 2020/S 244-605891
  • Lot 1: OEM Chassis 12.5t – 44t

    This Lot is for the purchase of Chassis operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuels. It can be used for the purchase of either unconverted 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

    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. TheLot will also include the options to offer spare parts and maintenance contract services.

    Lot 3: Contract Hire of Heavy Goods Vehicles

    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

    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.

    LOT 5: Electric or hydrogen vehicle drivetrain conversion systems, to include range-extended solutions

    This Lot is for the supply and fit of electric or hydrogen drivetrain solutions to repower internal combustion engine vehicles. Types of vehicles to be repowered includes but is not limited to, all HGVs (of any weight and chassis), light and medium commercial vehicles (from 3.5t to 12.5t) and buses (from 5 – 75 seats) including accessible and non-accessible, articulated and double decked.
    Services expected to be provided includes but is not limited to, design, conversion, warranty, servicing, maintenance and training.

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    • 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.

  • This Framework provides access to 38 suppliers (a mix of OE manufacturers, specialist vehicle suppliers and ancillary products)

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