CONTRACT HIRE WITH MAINTENANCE OF
COMMERCIAL VEHICLES UP TO 7.5 TONNES
On 23 August 2005 Braintree District Council on behalf of the Procurement
Agency for Essex (PAE) let a framework agreement for the contract hire with
maintenance of commercial vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes:
Lloyds TSB Autolease
S&B Commercials Plc
Following an OJEU notice, the above companies were short-listed from a number
of suppliers and a thorough evaluation process took place, taking into
consideration numerous aspects, such as price, financial standing, policies,
warranties, quality of vehicles, references etc.
The contact details of each company can be found at Appendix A.
Who can call on the Agreement?
This agreement is available to all Procurement Agency for Essex (PAE)
members, all Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) Marketplace users,
all Regional Centre of Excellence (RCE) members, and any other public sector
The specification required by each participating Authority is a matter for them,
and should be communicated concisely to the supplier when requesting a
Quotation (see appendix B). The Master Hire Agreement detailing full particulars
of this framework is attached at Appendix C.
Prices should be obtained by requesting a quotation from all three suppliers
(suggested form of words at Appendix B).
Ethics and Best Practice
The pricing and details provided under this agreement are commercially
confidential and should not be divulged to any third party.
In particular, prices should under no circumstances be shared with other
suppliers on or off the agreement, in an attempt to improve the price, or for any
Using the agreement
Participating Authorities should confirm their required specification with the
chosen supplier(s), and agree on particulars such as delivery date, address etc.
A sample request for quotation form is at A