Dynamic Self Service Vending Machine Services – Pre-Market Engagement

Dynamic Self Service Vending Machine Services – Pre-Market Engagement

This PIN is for pre-market engagement and has been issued by Network Rail Retail Property Team in advance of finalising a proposal to procure Self-Service Vending Machine services.

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd

F01: Prior information notice

Prior information only

 

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd

1 Eversholt Street

London

NW1 2DN

Email

Vicky.Brown2@networkrail.co.uk

Telephone

+44 1908781000

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK – UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es)
Main address

https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Body governed by public law

Other activity

Railway Services


 

Pre Market Engagement: Dynamic Self Service Vending Machine Services

  • 42933000 – Vending machines

Supplies

This PIN is for pre-market engagement and has been issued by Network Rail Retail Property Team in advance of finalising a proposal to procure Self-Service Vending Machine (SSV) services for use at Network Rail Managed Stations on behalf of Network Rail’s Retail Property team. Dynamic SSV means a solution that does not just sell traditional items such as drinks, snacks and confectionery alone. The main purpose is for Network Rail to understand the types of solutions that are available before considering whether to commence with a formal competition. The Network Rail Retail Property team is responsible for generating sustainable income from its estate for re-investment in our rail infrastructure. Network Rail (NR).

This contract is divided into lots: No

  • 42933000 – Vending machines
NUTS codes

UK – UNITED KINGDOM

The purpose of this RFI is to engage with the supply base and request information relating to the existing SSV machines services available in the market, specifically this RFI will look to address the following areas:

• Identify the existing SSV machine services available in the market and the functionality;

• Identify the extent of the product range that can be provided;

• Understand the current innovation within the marketplace to support Network Rail in developing requirements for any potential future tender activity;

• supporting Network Rail in developing its requirements for any potential future tender activity; and

• Identify opportunities for maximising revenue share to Network Rail and any other opportunities such as sponsorships that are available.

Please note that any content received in response to this RFI will be used purely for information purposes only and will not be deemed as forming part of any proposed bid now, or any potential future tender.

Network Rail may be looking to tender this requirement in the near future. The information received from Suppliers in response to this RFI may be used by Network Rail in the development of the specification to form its requirements for future tenders. Any potential tender event in relation to this requirement will be issued via the Network Rail procurement platform – Bravo which can be found at the following link: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html.

Please note any discussions which do occur will cease immediately should a formal competition ultimately be announced. Network Rail is committed to ensuring fairness, openness and transparency, and to following EU procurement regulations. The Periodic Indicative Notice is issued solely for the purpose of conducting pre-procurement market engagement via a request for information and does not constitute any commitment to undertake any procurement in the future. Interested parties will not be prejudiced by any response or failure to respond to the PIN event and a response to this PIN does not guarantee any invitation to participate in this event or any future procurement.

This PIN does not constitute a call for competition to procure any services, supplies or works mentioned in this PIN and Network Rail will not accept any proposals offered in response to this PIN.

This contract is subject to renewal

No

Variants will be accepted: No

Options: No

Network Rail is not liable for any costs, fees, or expenses incurred by any party in replying to or attending any PIN event. Any procurement of any services, supplies or works by Network Rail will be carried out strictly in accordance with the provisions of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016.

10 May 2021


 

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No