Travel Management Contract – University of Plymouth
The University is looking for a sole provider for all business travel services.
United Kingdom-Plymouth: Travel management services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 1752582057
NUTS code: UK
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/your-university/about-us/university-structure/service-areas/procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Travel Management Company
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The University is looking for a sole provider for all business travel services. Currently student and staff travel is under a split agreement however this could be brought into scope over the life of this contract. The University employs just under 3 000 staff across multiple departments that include academic and support services. Travel spend is via our current Travel Management Company (TMC) and Government Procurement Card (GPC), combined in the previous financial year (2017/2018) this spend was around 2 200 000 GBP. The majority of staff travel is booked via our existing TMC, however there are some spend leakages which result in employees booking their travel needs via GPC. In addition to this there is a level of self-booking and booking on behalf of colleagues i.e. PA’s and support staff and there are currently around 2 000 bookers set up with the current TMC.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The University is looking for a sole provider for all business travel services. Currently student and staff travel is under a split agreement however this could be brought into scope over the life of this contract. The University employs just under 3 000 staff across multiple departments that include academic and support services.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Please refer to tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Applications to High Court in line with Public Contract Regulations 2015.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: