HAC5591 Community Passenger Transport Services DPS
Main contract details
Internal Contract Reference: HAC5591
Contract Title: Community Transport Passenger Services DPS
Expressions of interest start date: 9/12/2019
Expressions of interest end date: 8/12/2026
First Round deadline: 13/01/2020, 12 Noon
DPS Duration: 84 months (From 09/12/2019 –08/12/2026)
Extensions: Not applicable
Estimated Value (including extensions): £18,900,000.00
Contact email: email@example.com
The main purpose of the transport services provided through this Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) is the transport of vulnerable children and adults to schools or day centres as appropriate and home again at the end of their day.
Other ad-hoc passenger transport requirements may also be met via this DPS.
Providers will be able to bid for any route and any number of routes as long as they are able to meet all requirements to access the DPS as part of the on boarding process. It is expected that the DPS will advertise routes that will require one of the following vehicles to complete the work:
Private Hire Taxi, Accessible Vehicle, Multiple Passenger Vehicle, Minibus
The majority of the transport opportunities sourced through the DPS will be required mainly for the following reasons:
1. for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) children/young persons, transport will be required to and from home to school/college
2. for adult’s, transport will be required in order for them to access community support service, respite centres and other provision
3. other transport requirements for children’s services, and adult social care.
There is a requirement for Passenger Assistants to assist on the SEND Transport routes dependant on the needs of the service user. Passenger assistant will be supplied by the successful provider. There will also be some requirements where users of the service have either been placed or attend services outside of the borough, these requirements will also be sourced through the DPS.
The service may also include ad-hoc taxi services as required by the Council.
The DPS will be open for throughout its duration and application to the DPS maybe made at any time during this period.
Current Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) round information
Expression of interest window
From 06/12/2019 15:00 to 08/12/2026 12:00