Finance and Operating Leases and Leasing Advisory Services for NHS Supply Chain
“Leasing Solutions to cover both Operating and Finance lease arrangements for a range of NHS assets (excluding vehicles and property) together with leasing advisory services.
United Kingdom-Normanton: Financial leasing services
Prior information notice
Section I: Contracting authority
NHS Supply Chain acting as agent for NHS Business Services Authority
NHS Supply Chain, Foxbridge Way
For the attention of: Marie Whitaker
WF6 1TL Normanton
Telephone: +44 7836281589
Fax: +44 1924328744
General address of the contracting authority: www.supplychain.nhs.uk
Further information can be obtained from: NHS Supply Chain acting as agent for NHS Business Services Authority
Internet address: http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS
Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)
“Various locations in UK”.
NUTS code UK
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 62 500 000 and 70 000 000 GBP
This contract is divided into lots: yes
The Framework Agreement between NHS Supply Chain and successful suppliers will reserve the right to purchase the same or similar supplies and/or services from suppliers not appointed to the Framework Agreement at its sole discretion.
Whilst it is estimated that initial expenditure under any forthcoming procurement will be in the region of GBP 15 650 000 to GBP 17 500 000 for this contract award this is approximate only and the values will be to such level as those purchasing under the Framework Agreement consider necessary to provide suitable requirements.
The Framework Agreement will be between NHS Supply Chain and the Supplier however
1) NHS Supply Chain
2) any NHS Trust;
3) any other NHS entity;
4) any government department agency or other statutory body and/or
5) any private sector entity active in the UK healthcare sector will be able to enter into a direct contract with the Supplier for any of the supplies and/or services under the Framework.
The Supplier will be required to report to and pay a direct contract management fee to NHS Supply Chain as detailed in the tender documents.
The following shall be Direct Contract Products:
1. Operating Leases.
2. Finance Leases.
3. Lease Advisory Services.
NHS Supply Chain is currently considering the use of lots for this procurement. However it reserves the right not to as part of any future tender process. Further information in respect of the lot strategy will be set out in the notice for the forthcoming procurement.
As part of its pre-tender strategy NHS Supply Chain anticipates engaging with suppliers of these services. If you would like to speak with NHS Supply Chain in respect of the services which are the subject of this procurement then please contact Marie Whitaker via http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS.
NHS Supply Chain anticipates holding pre-tender meetings with suppliers during September/October 2013. If you would like to attend any of the events please contact Marie Whitaker via http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS to register your attendance.”
Information about lots
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Operating Leases
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section VI: Complementary information