Fuel Card Tender

Fuel Card Tender

Government Procurement Service. The solution should cover but not be limited to a card based solution for the purchase of fuel and other vehicle associated services such as screen wash, car wash, oil etc. Market Engagement details below.UK-Liverpool: Agency fuel cards

2013/S 030-047119

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Government Procurement Service
9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
For the attention of: Yvonne Mack-Thomson
L3 9PP Liverpool
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: epayments@gps.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Other: Public Procurement
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Fuel Card (or Equivalent) Solutions and Associated Services
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 20: Supporting and auxiliary transport services
Primarily within the UK with some limited requirements within Europe.
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Multi source framework agreement for the supply and maintenance of a Fuel Card (or equivalent) solution and any associated services across all public sector organisations. The solution should cover but not be limited to a card based solution for the purchase of fuel and other vehicle associated services such as screen wash, car wash, oil etc. The solution should provide an online management information system to enable public sector organisations to manage their vehicle fleets more effectively.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 1 300 000 000 GBP

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

This Market Engagement will be managed electronically via the Government Procurement Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this Market Engagement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite.
If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for GPS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at: http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender

Note that, by registering for the eSourcing Suite in this way, you will then be in a position to express an interest in any future procurements run by Government Procurement Service.
Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can request access to the Market Engagement. This is done by emailing: ExpressionOfInterest@gps.gsi.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the Market Engagement; the name of the registered supplier; and the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Government Procurement Service will process the email and then enable the supplier to access the Market Engagement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.
As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information.
For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact the Government Procurement Service Helpdesk: Freephone: +44 3450103503 or email: supplier@gps.gsi.gov.uk

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

Relevant governmental Internet sites where information can be obtained
Tax legislation http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/thelibrary/legislation.htm
Environmental protection legislation http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1990/43/contents
Employment protection and working conditions http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/index.htm

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.2.2013