Cardiff County Council's Highways, Parks and Building Maintenance departments have asked the Central Transport Unit to go out to tender for the contact hire of 74 replacement fleet vehicles. The vehicles will be maintained by the Council's in house maintenance facility and so will be contract hired without maintenance for 60 months based on a mileage of 12,000 miles per annum.
The vehicles required are: eight - 15 tonne flatbed masons lorries, three - 26 tonne 6 x 4 tipper lorries, one - 5 tonne jet pack, forty eight - 3.5 tonne panel vans with racking, ten - 3.5 tonne single cab tippers and four - 3.5 tonne crew cab tippers. This is a standard replacement program for current fleet vehicles which have come to the end of their economic life.
Cardiff Council will be conducting this procurement exercise using the Alito E-tendering portal. This can be found at http://appswales.alito.co.uk. To express an interest and enable you to access the tender documents, you will need to visit this site and perform a simple free registration for your organisation. You may already be registered on the alito system, therefore please check to avoid making a duplicate record.
Once registration is complete you will be able to register your interest in the tender in order to download the documents. *** All suppliers must select category ST05 - Transport/Vehicle Hire/Leasing and must have selected this on their supplier profile to access the tender documents*** Please note the successful company will need to be fully registered and approved for this category before the Contract can commence.
The deadline for expressing an interest and downloading the documents is 23:00 on Friday 19th February, 2010 and the deadline for the receipt of the completed Tender documents, by the Council, is 12:00, Noon on Friday 26th February, 2010. Please be aware that the user who registers your expressions of interest will be the only point of contact for the Tender and receive all communications and documents through Alito, please note that you must download the documents yourself they will NOT be sent to you,after you have expressed an interest.