Tender for Business Travel Management Services

Tender for Business Travel Management Services

The University of Sunderland and its subsidiaries would like to invite tenders to provide Business Travel Management Services for its UK and International requirements.

Business Travel Management Services

Contract summary

 

Industry

    • Hotel accommodation services – 55110000
    • Public transport services by railways – 60210000
    • Scheduled air transport services – 60410000

Location of contract

SR1 3SD

Value of contract

£0.01 to £2,500,000

Procurement reference

UoS/Business Travel/1020

Published date

12 March 2021

Closing date

16 April 2021

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

1 June 2021

Contract end date

31 May 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

 

The University of Sunderland and its subsidiaries would like to invite tenders to provide Business Travel Management Services for its UK and International requirements including Air, Rail, and Hotel services; Ferry, Eurostar, International Rail, Taxi and Vehicle Hire; and relevant professional advice to all clients, including Visa, travel alerts, etc.

The successful supplier will provide both a self-serve on-line portal and an off-line service, along with pro-active account management, traveller safety at its core, and clear Management Information to ensure an efficient, cost effective provision.

Commencing approximately June 2021, the tender is for a period of 3 years’ with the option to extend for 2 years’ in annual increments. Overall contract value is estimated at GBP 2,500,000 over 5 years’ (the maximum contract length) i.e. GBP £500,000 per annum (excluding VAT) – note there are no guarantees on spend levels. We also reserve the right to spend a further 50% of the anticipated spend, subject to changes to requirements across the University for the duration of the award.

Expressions of interest and tender documents are available via In-Tend
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsunderland/aspx/Home

 

More information

 

Links
Additional text
Expressions of interest and tender ITT downloads are available via In-Tend – https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsunderland/aspx/Home

Important – please return all completed response documents via the In-Tend eprocurement portal by:-

12 noon on Friday 16th April 2021

Funding Type (WEFO or EU) : EU

Funding Description

Any commissions under this contract or framework maybe subject to external funding from bodies such as DfE, Arts Council, Heritage Lottery Fund, LEP, etc and the successful suppliers will be expected to work with the University on any funding applications where appropriate. This list of funding bodies is not exhaustive.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : Yes

 

How to apply

 

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

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Andrea Brook

Address

City Campus
Chester Road
Sunderland
SR1 3SD
United Kingdom

Telephone

0191 515 2851

Email

andrea.brook@sunderland.ac.uk