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Fleet and transport news round-up

Fleet and transport news round-up

Framework updates.

Purchase, and disposal of vehicles

The NPS will shortly be tendering for the purchase, lease and disposal of vehicles The first Customer Focus Group (CFG) for Purchase, Lease and disposal of vehicles was held on 22 August 2018. The outcomes report will be uploaded on Sell2Wales shortly. For more information, please contact NPSFleet@gov.wales

All Wales Transport and Plant Group (AWTPG) meeting

The date and venue for the AWTPG meeting has changed. The meeting will now be held on 18 September at Ladywell House, Newtown. To attend, or for more information, please contact us via our mailbox: NPSFleet@gov.wales

Vehicle hire II – Days Rental price increase

As a result of rules which were announced in the Autumn Budget 2017, Days Rental have requested a price increase citing clause 2f of the framework agreement; “Variation in the Price arising from taxation imposed by H.M Government will be immediately allowed”. This increase has been accepted by us. The revisions come into effect on 1 September 2018.

Please continue to check the rates on Sell2Wales to ensure value for money is being obtained through direct award throughout the duration of the framework.

Driver licence checking

The OJEU Notice and Invitation to tender (ITT) were published on 16 August 2018. The tender is due to close on 17 September 2018.

Fuel cards

The first CFG for fuel cards was held on 7 August. Minutes from this meeting have been uploaded onto Sell2Wales (Log In required). The Options Appraisal has been shared with the CFG for approval and we have already started to work has begun prepare the tender documents.

Liquid fuels

We will start to scope for the retender of the existing Liquid Fuels framework which expires in April 2019 soon. If you would like to participate in the CFG please contact NPSFleet@gov.wales