The Council is seeking tenders from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for the provision of a municipal waste haulage service. It is the intention of the Council to award the contract to one contractor.
The primary objective of the Contract is for the successful bidder to load, haul and deposit residual, mixed dry and mixed glass recyclable waste from the Council's waste transfer stations to nominated delivery points.
The successful bidder shall provide, operate and maintain appropriate plant at each of the waste transfer stations for the loading of waste into vehicles for hauling.
The contract will be for an initial period of 5 years with an option to extend up to a further 3 years. The maximum length of the Contract is therefore 8 years.
The Council cannot guarantee the tonnage of waste that will be presented to the successful bidder under this Contract, however it is estimated that the successful bidder will haul between 100,000 and 120,000 tonnes of residual waste per annum and between 20,000 and 50,000 tonnes of mixed dry and mixed glass recyclables per annum (combined). These tonnages may vary over the lifetime of the Contract.
Ref: QTLE 93XHZA,
Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
For the attention of: Susan Kitching
DH1 5UL Durham
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.durham.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Contract value: Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 15 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP
Published: 19 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 26 Feb 2013
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