Issue details

Establishing a Dynamic Purchasing System for the Procurement of Transport contracts

To seek Cabinet approval to conclude the establishment of a second Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Transport Services, including consent to procure and award contracts and to admit new suppliers onto the DPS from time to time and to remove those who do not meet our standards.


Officer Contact Details:

Tom Main, Transport Operations Manager

Tel: 01452 425343




Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/06/2019

Decision due: 24 Jul 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Environment and Planning


Transport suppliers

Scrutiny Input: To be confirmed

Planned Dates: Consultation with suppliers is ongoing in preparation for the new DPS Commencement date of proposed new procurement arrangements estimated to be 28/02/2020


  • Transport Act 1985 and subsequent revisions  
  • Education Act 1996  
  • The Public Contracts Regulations 2015  
  • Home to School Transport Policy  
  • Transport DPS Cabinet Reports 13.02.2016 and 22.10.14