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Country: United Kingdom

Competitive Contract Notice Addendum

Associated Parent Notice
CompetitiveContractNoticeAddendum – GB-Bristol: FLIS Courier Service
1. Title: GB-Bristol: FLIS Courier Service
2. Awarding Authority:
Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Other
MOD Abbey Wood, Elm 3B, #4342, Bristol, BS34 8JH, United Kingdom
Tel. 07989388694, Email: [email protected]
Contact: Zack Marshall, Attn: Zack Marshall
Sub Type: Transport of mail by land or by air.

4. Description: Postal services. Postal services. The MOD requires an external provider of mail services to collect unfranked mail from a Bristol based supplier and then distribute this to a variety of locations predominately in the UK but with around 3% going to overseas destinations. The requirement is to collect and deliver MOD Mail only, no other parties mail should be processed under this contract. The mail is to be sorted and franked following collection. Screening of the mail items is not required. Collection will be on a daily basis, Monday to Friday. Time of collection to be agreed with the successful supplier.
The majority of mail items will consist of Standard, UK letter size mail; it is estimated current volumes are between 4800 to 5000 items per month, around 1200 items per week, although volumes can fluctuate both upwards and downwards. The historic trend of demand over a recent 12-month period is provided in the table below. This is provided as an indicative forecast, and the MOD makes no guarantee that this will represent the actual level of demand over the contract period.

Description – Projected Annual Demand
Manual Letters – 33060
2nd Class Standard Tariff Letter (BFPO) – 4044
Large Letter Business Mail (0-100g) – 12336
Large Letter Business Mail (101-250g) – 3216
Large Letter Business Mail (251-500g) – 792
Large Letter Business Mail (501-750g) – 312
2nd Class Standard Tariff Large Letter (BFPO) – (0-100g) – 2412
2nd Class Standard Tariff Large Letter (BFPO) – (101-250g) – 432
2nd Class Standard Tariff Large Letter (BFPO) – (251-500g) – 3
2nd Class Standard Tariff Large Letter (BFPO) – (501-750g) – 3
Packets (0-1kg) – 720
Packets (1001g-2kg) – 348
Next Day Courier Items – 624
International Postage – Europe – 108
International ROW – 48

The contract period will run from 01/04/2021 – 30/06/2022 and the Authority will seek an option for a further 12 months.

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: R3CS773M6Q. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 27/01/2021 18:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing – [email protected] or call 0800 282 324
5. CPV Codes:
64110000 – Postal services.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKK1 – Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category H1b: 10K – 113K GBP
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 27/01/2021 12:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
Ministry of Defence, ISTAR
MOD Abbey Wood, Elm 3B, #4342, Bristol, BS34 8JH, United Kingdom
Tel. 07989388694, Email: [email protected]
Contact: Zack Marshall, Attn: Zack Marshall

12. Other Information:
Other Information:
13. Description of Amendment / Addition: THIS NOTICE IS NOW POSTPONED

Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:RESTRICTED
Period of Work Start date: 01/04/2021
Period of Work End date: 30/06/2022

Complementary Information
Funding:
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no


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