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Vehicle Hire - Self Drive

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The framework provides a simple and flexible solution for the self drive hire of vehicles on a short to medium term basis. It is intended to meet the diverse requirements of local authorities and other public bodies offering a wide variety of vehicles, including cars, LCVs, passenger transport vehicles, and specialist vehicles such refuse collection vehicles and sweepers.

To find out more please select ‘Get Started’ below to view framework documentation including the User Guide. For some documents such as the Further Competition Template and Call-Off Terms you’ll need to complete the Access & Confidentiality Agreement – this can also be found via the ‘Get Started’ tab once you’re logged in, midway down the page, and should be completed directly on the website.

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The framework agreement has been established by the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) and provides a simple, flexible and EU compliant solution for the self-drive hire of a comprehensive range of vehicles on a short to medium term basis, to include associated services that may be required. The framework is intended to meet the diverse requirements of local authorities and other organisations operating a wide variety of vehicles, including cars, LCVs, LGVs, passenger transport vehicles and specialist vehicles (such refuse collection vehicles and sweepers). It is also intended to offer the opportunity (via further competitions) for bespoke solutions and improved rates to be provided for individual customers to meet their specific vehicle requirements, operating needs and priorities. The framework also allows for the possibility for single-supplier managed services (Master Vendor or Car Club) solutions to be created if this is the preferred option.

Lot A Rental of Cars

This Lot covers the hire of self-drive Cars.

Lot B Rental of Minibuses

This Lot covers the hire of self-drive Minibuses.

Lot C Rental of Light Commercial Vehicles

This Lot covers the hire of self-drive Light Commercial Vehicles.

Lot D Rental of Refuse Collection Vehicles

This Lot covers the hire of self-drive Refuse Collection Vehicles.

Lot E Rental of Sweepers and Gully Emptiers

This Lot covers the hire of self-drive Sweepers and Gully Emptiers.

Lot F Rental of HGV Tippers

This Lot covers the hire of self-drive HGV Tippers.

Lot G Rental of HGV Loaders

This Lot covers the hire of self-drive HGV Loaders.

Lot H Rental of HGV Winter Maintenance Vehicles

This Lot covers the hire of self-drive HGV Winter Maintenance Vehicles.

Lot W Master vendor vehicle rental

This is for Customers who wish to appoint a single Service Provider that will be contractually responsible for supplying the Customer’s range of vehicle rental needs, either from the Service Provider’s own fleet or via a third party if necessary. The Master Vendor (Service Provider) appointed will be responsible for managing its relationship with third party suppliers (if necessary) and ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Framework Agreement.

Lot X Flexi vehicle rental schemes

This is for Customers who wish to rent vehicles for a minimum of 1 month and on a monthly basis thereafter. Owing to the Customer’s longer term commitment, Service Providers may be willing to offer improved rates or entertain Customer requests in terms of vehicle specification above and beyond the generic specifications set within the Framework.

Lot Y Vehicle club rental schemes – business to business

This is for Customers who wish to appoint a single Service Provider to provide rental of a pool vehicle fleet, with inclusion where requested of additional services from the Service Provider such as vehicle cleaning, maintenance and assistance with the allocation of vehicles to drivers. The vehicles will be used by Customer employees, undertaking business duties on its behalf.

Lot Z Vehicle club rental schemes – business to business + public usage to the extent required by the contracting authority

This is as per Lot Y but is where the Customer has a desire to offer the use of the vehicles to persons other than its employees and for purposes other than business usage.

  • Quick & easy to use. This framework is already EU/UK Compliant - we've already done the procurement work, so there's no need to run a full EU tender.
  • Suppliers listed on the framework were assessed during the procurement process for their financial stability, track record, experience and technical & professional ability, before being awarded a place on the framework.
  • It's free. You will not be charged for accessing this framework.
  • Pre-agreed conditions. No need to worry about what terms & conditions to use, they've been pre-agreed under the framework and underpin all orders.
  • Competitive rates agreed for a wide range of vehicles which can be called off without the need for further competition.
  • Options to create a Master Vendor or Car Club solution or seek improved rates in the event that you have a significant & specifically known demand.
  • Rates agreed for hire periods from 1 day to 180 days.
  • Options available to include insurance cover if required.
  • Arnold Clark
  • Arrow Self Drive
  • Days Rental
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK Ltd
  • Lowestoft Car Hire
  • Limesquare
  • Northgate
  • SSH Selfdrive
  • Thrifty
  • U-Drive
  • Dawsongroup Bus and Coach
  • VMS
  • Dawsongroup Vans
  • Tipper Hire
  • Dawsongroup Sweepers
  • Endurance Vehicle Solutions Ltd
  • Riverside Truck Rental Ltd
  • CTS Hire Ltd
  • Aebi Schmidt
  • Munihire Limited
  • ND Brown
  • Econ Engineering Ltd

If you’d like to contact us, quote reference Framework 271_20 and enquire at;

Rachel Selwyn-Smith 07880 063251

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Vehicle Hire - Self Drive

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Key Facts
Framework 271_20
Start Date 01/10/2020
End Date 30/09/2022
Contract Notice 2020/S 037-088800
Award Notice 2020/S 212-520540