BBC Vehicle Rental Services Tender

BBC Vehicle Rental Services Tender

The arrangement will enable the BBC to source rental vehicles through a commercial solution.

Vehicle Rental Services

Contract summary



  • Road transport services – 60100000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£0 to £15,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

2 March 2021

Closing date

31 March 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 February 2022

Contract end date

31 January 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Competitive procedure with negotiation (OJEU)

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The BBC is tendering the provision of vehicle rental services. The arrangement will enable the BBC to source rental vehicles through a commercial solution covering access to: cars, light commercial vehicles, specialists vehicles, minibuses, buses, and vehicles that are over 3.5 tonnes in weight. BBC staff require access to rental vehicles used for various operational or production reasons. BBC staff are able to hire such vehicles where public transport is not appropriate, in accordance with internal policy.

The BBC is acting on its own behalf, and on behalf of its commercial subsidiaries within BBC Commercial Holdings Limited.

Vehicles will be available for hire via an online booking tool embedded on the BBC intranet, supported by offline support.

The provider(s) will have coverage across the UK, in addition to European and international sites.

NB – the total value of this contract is not committed spend, and is therefore only an expectation of spend that could be made through the contract. The total value includes spend anticipated from the BBC's commercial subsidiaries.


More information


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Please register your interest in this project by taking the following steps: 1 – Register your company on the Jaggaer e-Tendering portal (this is only required once): 1.1 Go to 1.2 – Click the link on the login page to register. 1.3 Accept the terms and conditions and click 'Continue'. 1.4 – Enter your correct business and user details. 1.5 – Note the username you chose and click 'Save' when complete. 1.6 – You will shortly receive an email with your temporary password. 2 – Express an interest in the tender: 2.1 – Login to the portal with the username/password. 2.2 – Click the 'PQQs/ITTs Open to all Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier). 2.3 – Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content. 2.4 – Click the 'Express Interest' button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your 'My PQQs/My ITTs page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only. 2.5 – You can now access any attachments by clicking 'Buyer Attachments' in the 'PQQ/ITT Details' box. 3. Responding to the tender: 3.1 – Click 'My Response' under PQQ/ITT Details', you can choose to 'Create Response' or to 'Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining). 3.2 – You can now use the 'Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. 3.3 – Note the deadline for completion, and then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). 3.4 You must then submit your reply using the 'Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help, or contact the Jaggaer e-Tendering help desk.


How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Mark Brice


Broadcast Centre, White City Place
W12 7TP