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We are excited to announce that The Highland Council and The Procurement Partnership Ltd have launched a new Hydrogen generation and fuelling Infrastructure Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS), available to all councils and the wider public sector across the UK. As TPPL and Highland Council unite in delivering a procurement solution that supports a more sustainable … Continued
The Procurement Partnership LTD (TPPL) invited suppliers and customers to join it at the Woburn Golf Club in Bedfordshire. The actual Course played was the Dukes Course, designed by Charles Lawrie, established in 1976 and the first of Woburn’s three courses to be opened. The participants not only enjoyed playing the 6,971 Yards and 18 … Continued
The popular TPPL and NEPO Heavy Goods Vehicle Framework continues to support Local Authorities throughout the United Kingdom with the supply of refuse vehicles from leading suppliers, including innovative technologies to repower existing diesel refuse vehicles, with zero emission electric drivetrains. Sunderland, Ubico (Gloucester City Council), and London Borough of Islington are just 3 authorities … Continued
NEPO, working with The Procurement Partnership Ltd (TPPL), has issued an invitation to tender for NEPO214; a Framework Agreement for the provision by way of purchase or hire (operated or none-operated), of grounds maintenance equipment, agricultural/construction plant and handheld tools for Public Sector organisations in the United Kingdom. The 48-month framework agreement will consist of … Continued
It has been announced that the government will provide 450 million pounds of funding to local authorities for the rollout of new electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The funding is part of a 1.6 billion pound strategy in place to deliver a network of 300,000 electric vehicle chargers by 2030. The news comes as a welcome boost … Continued
Ford have announced that the order bank for all of their Commercial Vehicles, excluding E-Transit, has been closed with immediate effect starting 22nd March 2022. This temporary closure will enable Ford to review emerging supply and production challenges to ensure their lead time guidance is realistic. Ford will continue to monitor the situation but intend … Continued
As part TPPL’s annual charity support programme, the company has donated to two incredible charities – Neuroendocrine Cancer and The BillyChip Foundaton; both of which have been nominated by our staff. In addition, we worked collectively as a team to supplement the business donations, by carrying out an exercise challenge with individuals taking part, fundraising … Continued
The North-West local authority, St. Helens Borough Council, has invested in the UK’s first true OEM hydrogen fuel cell-powered refuse collection vehicle. The Faun Bluepower was procured via the TPPL and NEPO HGV Framework as part of meeting the council’s wider carbon neutral objectives. James Brennan, TPPL Director commented: ‘We are proud to have played … Continued
Bolton Council have procured 19 new Mercedes-Benz Econics to its fleet of refuse trucks through TPPL’s NEPO HGV Framework. The new, Euro VI-compliant trucks, supplied Faun Zoeller offer a 90% reduction in particulate and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions compared to their Euro V predecessors, while also consuming less fuel and up to 40% less AdBlue. The vehicles also … Continued
A group of electric-powered vehicles will become the first of their kind to feature in the Blaenau Gwent Council’s fleet, it was announced this week. Four electric-powered general purpose vans were procured through TPPL’s Hertfordshire County Council’s Purchase Framework, and are ready to be rolled out with the aim of helping reduce the council’s carbon … Continued
After an extensive tender process by The Procurement Partnership, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council has added eight Swingos from Aebi Schmidt to its street cleaning vehicle fleet. The compact sweeper scored top marks following an extensive and highly efficient tender process. Aebi Schmidt went out to tender via the TPPL’s Hertfordshire County Council Purchase Framework Agreement and … Continued
Following the Government announcement that plug-in car and van grant rates will be cut, we would like to highlight what the key changes are, and how this affects you as a buying customer. Plug-in Car Grant Previous rates: 35% of purchase price, up to £2,500 Cars must cost less than £35,000. This is the recommended retail … Continued
To support the public sector in meeting the government’s net zero targets, TPPL have brought to market an incentive that will enable Local Authorities to achieve financial savings on the procurement of fully electric and fuel cell powertrain vehicles with 8 or more passenger seats. All buyers placing orders through our BNES Bus Framework will … Continued
We would like to take this opportunity to extend our seasonal best wishes and thank all our members, partners and suppliers for your continued custom over such a challenging but successful year. As the festive season approaches, please be aware of the following: Further Competition Awards for members If you wish to make awards before … Continued
We are delighted to see the first batch of brand new Euro 6 compliant Mercedes Sprinter wheelchair accessible coach-built buses delivered to Bury Council. These were hired via our CSKL Daily Rental Framework and delivered by London Hire. This forms the first wave of 6 buses in total to take to the streets of Bury; … Continued
The thresholds that apply to sub-central contracting authorities (e.g. Local Authorities & Housing Providers) are changing as of the 1st of January 2022. The levels of expenditure above which the Public Contracts Regulations (PCR) apply for sub-central contracting authorities, based on the aggregate contract value, are as follows: Type of Contract Current Threshold New Threshold … Continued
TPPL are delighted to have supported Sunderland Council in reducing their carbon footprint by providing single-step access to building materials through our NEPO Building Materials and Modular Buildings Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS). Our solution enabled them to compliantly procure all their materials from builders’ merchant Jewson, who are a key supplier appointed the DPS. This … Continued
TPPL’s Framework Agreement has facilitated the procurement and delivery of the world’s first-ever refurbished and repowered twin pack electric refuse vehicle to Islington Council by Refuse Vehicle Solutions (RVS). As part of Islington Council’s response to climate change, the former Dennis Elite 6 vehicle is one of many that will be retrofitted with electrical capabilities … Continued
Euromec are offering TPPL members with 20% discount on the all-electric LitterHog range when purchasing through the Hertfordshire County Council Purchase Framework. This new range offers advanced cleaning which is quieter, more efficient and environmentally friendly – the future of street cleaning has arrived! Specially designed to clean urban areas with minimal impact on the … Continued
As part TPPL’s annual charity support programme, this year we have donated to two incredible charities – Neuroendocrine Cancer and The BillyChip Foundaton; both of which have been nominated by our staff. In addition, this year we are excited to announce that we are working collectively as a team to supplement the business donations, by … Continued
The Highland Council and The Procurement Partnership Ltd (TPPL) have launched a new Hydrogen generation and fuelling Dynamic Purchasing System, helping councils across the UK to decarbonise transport. The new Hydrogen generation and fuelling Dynamic Purchasing System will provide a quick, compliant and simple solution to procuring the latest low carbon hydrogen infrastructure, supporting the … Continued
The Bath, North East Somerset and TPPL Minibus, Bus and Coach purchasing Framework Agreement has aided Liverpool City Region Combined Authority in the procurement of 20 new generation hydrogen buses. Alexander Dennis Limited was selected following a competitive tendering process that was closely supported by TPPL. We provided robust procurement advice throughout the procurement and … Continued
The Procurement Partnership Limited (TPPL) have launched a new Minibus, Bus and Coach purchasing Framework Agreement in partnership with Bath & North East Somerset Council (BNES), providing UK public bodies with a compliant route to 27 leading bus suppliers for the next 4 years. The new Framework builds on the success of the previous iteration … Continued
In support of Islington Council’s mission to fully electrify their fleet of vehicles, we are pleased to announce that this week, they have taken delivery of fully electric 7.5 tonne cage tippers via our vehicle purchase framework agreement. A total of six cage tipper vehicles, which feature an Isuzu chassis and Paneltex bodies, will be … Continued
The launch of a new National Procurement Policy Statement (NPPS) marks the next step in the government’s plans to transform public procurement. It details national priorities for public procurement, and how contracting authorities can help shape them. The statement emphasises how public procurement can play a key part in our economic recovery from the impact … Continued
The Procurement Partnership Limited (TPPL) have launched a new Vehicle Rental Framework in partnership with Commercial Services Kent Limited (CSKL) providing UK public bodies with a compliant route to 41 leading vehicle rental companies for the next 4 years. The new Framework builds on the success of the previous iteration which was scoped for the rental of Passenger Cars, LCVs, MCVs, Welfare Accessible Buses … Continued
TPPL’s NEPO HGV Framework has enabled Walsall Council to procure eight new Mercedes-Benz Econic refuse trucks, which join existing models on its fleet. The trucks were sourced from primary contractor CPD, of Chorley, Lancashire, and feature the manufacturer’s Active Brake Assist 5 emergency braking system. All are 26-tonne Econic 2627L models with rear-steer axles that … Continued
We’re pleased to launch our new website which we hope will be useful to our members and suppliers and also highlight the many products and services that we offer along with our compliant framework agreements. For existing members To access the member areas of then new website, you’ll need to reset your password. Visit the … Continued
We are delighted to contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions by enabling Sunderland City Council to purchase a brand new Dennis Eagle eCollect. This state of the art electric refuse vehicle was procured via our Hertfordshire County Council Purchase Framework.
As part of the worldwide focus on carbon footprint reduction, TPPL are proud to support UK Local Authorities on their journey to net carbon zero with our range of market leading innovative fleet procurement solutions. Electric vehicles often involve a large financial outlay which takes time to offset through fuel and emission output cost savings.
In collaboration with North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) we are delighted to announce that our Framework Agreement has enabled Durham County Council to take delivery of two Mercedes Econic 2630L’s. These impressive Mercedes refuse vehicles are part of a batch of nine, all of which are set to be delivered this week. These are the authority’s … Continued
TPPL’s Framework has facilitated the procurement of five Mercedes Refuse vehicles which were delivered into Redcar & Cleveland borough Council this week. It is great to be ending 2020 by seeing these Econic 2630L’s on the road; all equipped with Active Brake Assist 4, Sideguard Assist, Rear Guard Assist and FleetBoard as the authority put … Continued
In partnership with NEPO, we are set to launch a new Framework Agreement that gives all UK public bodies a compliant route to market for the acquisition of heavy goods vehicles (HGV) and specialist vehicles. The new solution builds on the success on the previous iteration which was used by UK public sector bodies. The … Continued
We are delighted to support Conwy County Borough Council’s objectives to become more energy efficient by facilitating their delivery of the first Boschung S2.0 electric 3.5t sweeper. This machine was procured via TPPL’s HCC framework and will help to keep the streets of Wales clean without damaging the environment. It boasts a/c, heated air seat, … Continued
We would like to take this opportunity to extend our seasonal best wishes and say thank you for your custom throughout such a challenging year. It has been fantastic working with you in 2020 and we look forward to continuing into 2021 As the festive season approaches, please be aware of the following: Further Competition … Continued
Our regional Business Development Managers and internal sales and tender support team are happy to advise members on current developments with electric and alternative fuelled vehicles, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure when sourcing them through our range of PCR2015 compliant Framework Agreements. A number of Local Authorities throughout the UK have procured substantial charging infrastructure … Continued
Following the recent announcement from the UK government bringing forward the ban of sales for new petrol and diesel engine cars and vans to 2030, we would like to remind you that all TPPL Vehicle Framework Agreements are scoped to include Electric, LPG – Liquid Petroleum Gas, Hydrogen & all Bio Fuel mixtures, in addition … Continued
This week sees the delivery of six new Treka Mobility vans converted minibuses to London Borough of Havering Council that were procured via our BNES Bus Purchase Framework. The 5 tonne minibuses are built on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter platform and have the capacity to carry 18 passengers plus driver while utilising a modified cab passenger … Continued
Vivid Homes is one of the one of the largest providers of affordable homes and housing-related services in the south of England. Having expanded in 2016, they had a requirement to double their fleet size with a higher level of efficiency, whilst ensuring full compliance was met and maximising cost control. They engaged TPPL to … Continued
NEPO, working with The Procurement Partnership Ltd (TPPL), has issued an invitation to tender for a new solution covering the supply, by purchase or contract hire, of the full range of heavy goods or specialist vehicles required by the UK public sector. The 48-month framework agreement will cover five lots: OEM chassis 12.5t – 44t, … Continued
We are pleased to announce that in preparation for the winter months, Northumberland County Council have taken deliver of four Mercedes Arocs 1824 AK trucks which were successfully procured via our NEPO HGV & Specialist Vehicle Procurement framework. The new trucks are equipped with multi-purpose QCB bodies from Econ Engineering and are set to be … Continued
What is social value? TPPL’s Phil Williams, procurement expert comments: ‘Social value’ shapes how limited resources are allocated to deliver a wider collective benefit to communities. Public sector bodies are well placed to manage their social value and have the necessary reach to make a difference. In addition, they have an obligation to consider social … Continued
TPPL sees another successful fleet delivery tendered under one our frameworks, as Platform Property Care expand their fleet with the addition of over 100 new Citroen vans from across the Citroen light commercial vehicle (LCV) range. The 101 new LCVs add to 30 Citroen vans that joined the Platform Property Care fleet in 2019 via … Continued
We are pleased to announce that Hertfordshire County council have taken delivery of five Treka Mobility+ coachbuilt minibuses which were successfully procured through our Bath North East Somerset Bus Purchase Framework. These new minibuses, built on the popular Mercedes Sprinter 514 with automatic transmission, feature a high level of conversion specification including 11 Phoenix Seating … Continued
Remote working has posed various challenges over the past fifteen weeks during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, thanks to the support of our members, suppliers and partners we have continued to help and support a large number of contracting authorities throughout the United Kingdom during procurement, via our range of public sector framework agreements. Here are … Continued
Hyundai are delighted to be able to introduce a Q3 2020 Campaign on selected Electric models, due to increased production and stock availability. Terms run from the period 01/07/2020 to 30/09/2020 They are based on orders All vehicles include FOC Paint. The dealer discount is the default level that every recipient of Hyundai Fleet … Continued
TPPL’s building materials market knowledge, combined with our Dynamic Purchasing System offers you a quick go-to solution for the best possible prices whilst ticking the necessary boxes for compliance, social value and expertise. The DPS can work around the contract you require; ranging from a long-term multi-year arrangement like a managed store, or a shorter … Continued
We are pleased to announce that we have now negotiated discounts for our members on MG Products, including the all-Electric MG ZS and MG5. If you would like to find out more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01954 250517 and a member of our team will be happy to assist you.
Here are the upcoming product enhancements and pricing changes for Transit & Tourneo Connect 2020.75MY: Product Updates: FordPass Connect is now standard on all Transit and Tourneo Connect models. Heated seats with Tray tables are now standard on Tourneo Titanium series The Radar Pre-collision assist camera has been replaced with a Camera based version on … Continued
One of our Framework suppliers now has stock of 43 x Volkswagen Crafter CR35 MWB High Roof vans, which are available for immediate delivery at a very competitive price. The vehicles come complete with business pack and single front passenger seats – ideal for social distancing! For more information, please contact us at email@example.com
NEPO and The Procurement Partnership Ltd (TPPL) have extended their successful partnership for a further five years, until 2025. The partnership was originally launched in 2017 to provide NEPO’s Member Authorities and Associate Members with a compliant route to meet their fleet requirements. This includes the acquisition of a wide range of vehicles from cars, … Continued
We hope you’re keeping well and coping with the inevitable pressures placed on Local Authorities and public sector organisations at this time. Ordinarily right now, we would be distributing our quarterly newsletter to members, providing updates on what’s been happening at TPPL the past 3 months, and what developments the team is currently working on … Continued
We wish to remind you TPPL are still fully operational to serve your needs should you require assistance, or have any concerns regarding past, present or future procurements via our Framework Agreements. Our main priority, like many others, is to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees throughout these challenging times. We are pleased … Continued
We hope everybody is keeping well at this difficult time. Following the announcement from the Prime Minister on 23rd March, a large number of framework suppliers have contacted us advising on what basis they are operating, if indeed they are operating at all. Car and light commercial vehicle dealerships are operating remotely for sales enquiries … Continued
On Tuesday afternoon all head office staff were sent to work from home remotely, and we would like to reassure members TPPL are still operating at full capacity. Whilst this migration happened seamlessly in most areas, we have experienced issues with our telephone system and the call forwarding functionality. Therefore, to contact a member of … Continued
The Procurement Partnership Ltd and NEPO (North East Procurement Organisation) have partnered to issue a selection questionnaire inviting bidders to participate in a National Building Materials Dynamic Purchasing Solution (DPS). The DPS will be available to over 800 public sector organisations throughout the UK. Suppliers interested in participating can access the opportunity and download the … Continued
The Procurement Partnership Ltd and NEPO (North East Procurement Organisation) have partnered to issue a selection questionnaire inviting bidders to participate in a National Building Materials Dynamic Purchasing Solution (DPS). The DPS will be available to over 800 public sector organisations throughout the UK. Suppliers interested in participating can view more here
The annual price review and evaluation under ‘Lot 3 – Handheld tools and equipment’ has now been completed resulting in some changes to supplier rankings within the lot. Please view the framework to find out more.
TPPL are delighted to welcome Keith Sergison as our new Business Development Manager for Scotland. Keith joins TPPL with a wealth of public sector and vehicle experience to take over from Jim Brand who recently retired following a long and successful career in our industry. To arrange a meeting with Keith contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 07407 … Continued
The plug-in car grant will be cut by £1,000 and no longer apply to hybrid cars with a range of less than 70 zero emission miles, from November 12. The Government said the reduction in funding – from £4,500 to £3,500 – for the cleanest cars, and withdrawing the grant completely for the likes of the Mitsubishi … Continued
The Procurement Partnership are pleased to announce the launch of our new Grounds Maintenance & Plant Equipment including Handheld tools Framework Agreement. TPPL have established this OJEU compliant Framework in partnership with the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) as the lead authority. The Framework has been designed to offer a unique solution to TPPL and … Continued
Dear Member, As you are aware due to the introduction of WLTP (Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure) manufacturers are having to discontinue certain engine derivatives across their ranges and there is uncertainty around the CO2 figures for engine’s that are continuing in production. Until this new testing procedure has been completed across all manufacturers and their … Continued
Please be aware that Nissan will be implementing price change to the Navara that will be effective from 1st February 2018. The purpose of this Post is to give you advance notice of pricing actions affecting the Navara within the Nissans range. Navara price increase will be applied as follows: Navara Visia : – £200.00 … Continued
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