Vehicle Hire Framework Agreement Awarded

11 Apr
Vehicle Hire Framework Agreement Awarded  

NWUPC has awarded a national framework agreement for vehicle hire. The framework will run from the 1st April 2017 until the 31st March 2019 with the option to extend for 2 x 1 year periods until the 31st March 2021.

 

The framework has been split into 3 lots and awarded to the following suppliers:

 

Lot 1 Vehicle Hire

Arnold Clark Finance Ltd t/a Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental

Car Hire (Day of Swansea) Ltd t/a Days Rental

Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK Ltd

Europcar Group UK Ltd

Limesquare Vehicle Rental Ltd

Scot Group Ltd t/a Thrifty Car & Van Rental

SHB Hre Ltd

South Staffs Hire Ltd t/a SSH Selfdrive

U-drive Ltd

Wessex Fleet Solutions Ltd

 

Lot 2 Car Club

Co-wheels Car Club

Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK Ltd

Europcar Group UK Ltd

Zipcar (UK) Ltd

 

Lot 3 Leasing

Car Hire (Day of Swansea) Ltd t/a Days Rental

SG Fleet Ltd

SHB Hire Ltd

U-drive Ltd

Wessex Fleet Solutions Ltd

 

Benefits of the agreement include:

  1. Delivering an overall saving on a range of products
  2. More advantageous pricing based on economies of scale from aggregated spend.
  3. Savings can be base lined by comparing prices with the prices you previously paid.
  4. A single exercise to establish the overarching agreement and establish the Terms and Conditions of the Framework.
  5. Reduced administrative effort and associated cost savings.
  6. The development of a longer term relationship with suppliers which is mutually beneficial.
  7. You have the ability to call off from the agreement as and when required rather than needing to undertake a full tender process.
  8. The Framework allows for the flexibility to determine specific requirements at the call off stage.
  9. Framework Agreements support longer term business planning as they span a period of typically four years and allow some stability from market fluctuations.

 

Thanks to the Tender Working Party Members:

 

  • Kathy Houghton, Liverpool John Moores
  • Chris Silker, University of Liverpool
  • Graham Winwood, Lancaster University
  • Ian Rodham, University of Cumbria
  • Suzanne Carlisle, University of Southampton
  • David Middle, University of Sheffield
  • Monica Guise, University of Birmingham
  • Andy Hughes, NEUPC
  • Pippa Clark, APUC
  • Megan Hopkins, HEPCW
  • Jayne Thorn, SUPC
  • Darran Whatley, LUPC
  • Lorraine Edwards, Keele University

 

For more information, including the Buyer’s Guide, please visit the HE Contracts Database.

 

For further information please contact:

 

David Lamb, Senior Category Manager, 0161 234 8003, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.