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Alternative Fuelled Vehicles DPS - 1066

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A dynamic purchasing system (DPS) to procure alternative fuelled vehicles on a larger scale than ever before. This DPS consists of 15 lots, covering everything from hydrogen buses to electric refuse vehicles, electric ambulances to e-scooters, e-bikes and car clubs.

As this solution is a DPS, this allows public sector organisations to acquire the latest vehicle technology as it comes to market. Greater procurement flexibility also enables organisations to purchase from local suppliers where possible.

This DPS is available nationwide to help support public sector organisations reach their sustainability and net zero goals.

Period: 05 May 2021 - 05 May 2031
Extension Opportunities: 4 years then optional extension for 4 years and a final optional extension of 2 years
OJEU Framework Notice: 2021/S 000-004669
OJEU Award Notice: Not applicable
Geographic Coverage: National

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  • Compliant route to market.

  • Call-off process fully managed, free of charge.

  • Specify your own requirements.

  • Free support and guidance.

  • Over 30 innovative suppliers.

  • New suppliers can join anytime.

Free support available

The route to market for this solution is via a further competition and our experienced team are on hand to help you through every step of this process – offering practical advice and support when you need it.

Our free support includes:

Further competition support

    • Assistance with or management of the supplier pre-engagement
    • Assistance and guidance in the drafting of the documentation, including the provision of template documents
    • Advice on the specification, including the provision of anonymised specifications
    • Advice on the award criteria, including sustainability to ensure compliance
    • Advertising the further competition on YPO’s e-tendering portal – ProContract, and full administration of the process, including clarification log management
             There are three ways to run a further competition via ProContract
                  1. YPO can administer the full end-to-end further competition process
                  2. Request temporary access to ProContract and run the further competition yourself or with our support
                  3. If you're a current user of ProContract you can access and use our solutions directly without our involvement. View the 'How to access YPO’s frameworks directly' user guide.
    • Running or supporting the evaluation process
    • Moderation of the evaluation process
    • Drafting/checking award and rejection letters, including provision of template documents

Standard documents available

   • Further competition template
Specification examples
   • Example award questions
   • Pricing matrix
   • Award and rejection letters
   • Call-off contract terms and conditions


  • Lot 1 - Purchase of Refuse Collection Vehicles

  • Lot 2 - Purchase of Sweepers Cleaning Units – Driven

  • Lot 3 - Purchase of Gully Emptiers

  • Lot 4 - Purchase of Winter Maintenance Vehicles

  • Lot 5 - Purchase of Vans 3.5t to 7.5t

  • Lot 6 - Purchase of Minibuses, Buses, Coaches & Mass Transit Technologies. Including but not limited to Wheelchair Accessible Minibuses, Coaches, Double-Decked, Articulated, Low Floor Buses, Advanced Buses (rapid transit), Light Rail Train, Tram Train & Ultra-Light Rail

  • Lot 7 - Supply/Conversion of Commercial Vehicles and Bodywork. Including but not limited to accident and emergency vehicles, patient transport, service conversions - box body construction, van conversion construction, other specialist vehicles and vehicle refurbishment and/or body remounts

  • Lot 8 - Purchase of Chassis and Cab Only

  • Lot 9 - Purchase of Tractor Units with 5th Wheel

  • Lot 10 - Purchase of Tippers

  • Lot 11 - Purchase of Pumping Appliances

  • Lot 12 -  Purchase of Aerial Appliances

  • Lot 13 - Purchase and Management of E Bikes & Scooters

  • Lot 14 - Car Club/Share Providers

  • Lot 15 - Drivetrain conversion

Alternative Fuelled Vehicles DPS

    The Alternative Fuelled Vehicles DPS is a compliant route to procurement your alternative fuel vehicles on a larger scale than ever before, helping you to reach your sustainability and net zero goals. In this video, Ebony and James from our Fleet procurement team answer all your FAQs about the dynamic purchasing system:



  • The road to a greener planet
    The government has a 10-point plan for 'green industrial revolution’, of which includes phasing out sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030.


  • New DPS for alternative fuel vehicles
    YPO has announced that it will launch a new dynamic purchasing system (DPS) to enable the public sector to purchase alternative fuel vehicles on a larger scale than ever before. The YPO Alternative Fuels for Vehicles DPS is being developed to facilitate the mass uptake of alternatively fuelled vehicles for public sector organisations across the UK, as part of the national shift away from petrol and diesel ahead of 2030.


 Aebi logo   The Aebi Schmidt Group has a long and distinguished history in the design and construction of innovative high quality winter maintenance and street sweeping products, which are widely acknowledged to be industry leading. The development and manufacturing of Aebi Schmidt products is concentrated at our four Competence Centres (production sites) in the Netherlands (Holten) ‘salt Spreaders and de-icing equipment’, Poland (Kielce) ‘snowploughs and heavy engineering’. Schmidt Stratos gritters are manufactured at our modern 3,000m³, state of the art production facility Aebi Schmidt Netherlands. The Schmidt Truck Mounted & Compact Sweepers are manufactured at our state of the art German headquarters in the Black Forest. Our 2,200m³ facility.
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Angloco firefighting and rescue specialist vehicles are designed, engineered and manufactured in Great Britain. We are a renowned and reputable independent British company, established in 1965. Key features:

Design, manufacture and distribution of firefighting and rescue vehicles and equipment.
Dedicated team providing global on-location commissioning, training, after-sales service support and spare parts supply.
Capability ranging from one-off specialist designs through to volume production.
Company doubled in size and capacity over the past two years.
Customers in over 70 countries world-wide.

Our reputation for quality, experience, attention to detail, and customer care is recognised by awards and an extensive customer base.

 Arcola energy logo  

Arcola Energy is a leader in hydrogen and fuel cell integration, specialising in zero-emission solutions for heavy-duty vehicles and transport applications. As a systems engineering specialist and Tier 1 integrator, Arcola addresses the deployment gap between rapidly evolving low-carbon technologies and efficient real-world applications by developing market-ready solutions, reducing development cost and time to market.

Bristow and Sutor supplier logo    Beryl is a full service dedicated micromobility business, BCorp accredited. We are one of the most experienced and largest bike share and micromobility organisations in the UK with capabilities that are globally recognised. Beryl operate bike, e-bike and e-Scooter (as part of the UK Department for Transport (DfT) trial) hire and e-cargo bike schemes across the UK. We design, build and deliver every element of our bike schemes and our in-house teams ensure that a Beryl operated bike hire service is continuously embedding the latest innovations that benefit both the users of our bike hire schemes and our local authority clients. 
Chandlers supplier logo    Bott is a class leading convertor of light commercial vehicles, offering lightweight innovative storage solutions that enhance operator efficiency, productivity and safety. We deliver legally compliant conversions, on time and in budget. Our solutions for EV’s are installed in a facility purpose built to quickly convert vans in a fully compliant and safe manner, we have over 100 staff trained to a minimum of IMI level 2 and the conversion hall has multiple charging points. Our electrical development team can advise on the best choice of EV to suit a specific application and provide advice on the optimum storage solution.
Constant and Co Logo    Bunce (Ashbury) Ltd is part of the Boschung Group, an international provider of road sweeper and winter service equipment. The Boschung group has long experience in technology development from weather stations and operations management systems to runway sweepers for the busiest airports in the world. The Company leads in the development of electric road sweepers and multipurpose vehicles, with its S2.0 Urban Sweeper already well established in the UK. With over 100 year’s experience, and with well established electric vehicle sales and support operations, Bunce (Ashbury) Ltd is the leading electric road sweeper provider in the UK. 
 Cartwright Vehicle Conversions logo  

Cartwright Vehicle Conversions Limited is a privately-owned specialist vehicle conversion business providing services to the public and private sectors. We offer a wide range of conversion services based on car, van and small truck-based platforms. Some products that we offer are; welfare vehicles, racking vans, refrigerated vans, frontline A&E ambulances, high dependency units, fast response vehicles, patient transport services, command and control, wheelchair accessible vehicles, police response, custodial/cellular vehicles, riot control vehicles, safety camera/ANPR vehicles, covert vehicles, dog vans, major incident response, and other specialist vehicle conversions. We also offer a hire services for PTS, Welfare and refrigerated vans.

 Courtside conversions logo   Courtside Conversions is a family-run business that has specialised in bespoke accessible vehicle conversions for over 25 years. We are proud to have built a reputation across the UK for providing completely customisable minibus conversions with exceptional customer service and an aftercare service second to none. We consider ourselves a ‘one-stop shop’ for premium quality vehicle conversions, we can guide you through the purchasing process with objective, reliable advice from first contact to vehicle delivery and beyond.
 Dennis Eagle logo  

As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of purpose-built refuse collection vehicles, Dennis Eagle has a rich engineering heritage and an established reputation for supplying quality products that meet the highest expectations in terms of performance, cost and delivery. As the only supplier that manufactures bodies, chassis and bin lifts it also offers the convenience of a single point of contact for all product and aftersales requirements, with industry-leading service provided by the largest support structure in the sector.

Dukes    Emergency One (UK) Limited (part of the Emergency One Group) is the UK’s largest and leading manufacturer and supplier of specialist fire and rescue appliances and operational equipment, servicing all of the UK’s Fire and Rescue Services, along with many industrial, aviation and international clients. 
Always at the forefront of fire and rescue vehicle innovation, Emergency One (UK) Limited has brought to market the world’s first all-electric (BS EN1846 pumping) fire appliance – the EVOTM. The organisation employs over 240 people, located at three large custom-designed production facilities on a 10-acre campus in Scotland, and at various satellite locations throughout England. For more information, please visit e1group.co.uk
 Halfords logo   We are the UK’s leading employee benefits and business solutions provider in cars and bikes. We can offer you motoring and cycling products & service packages valued by businesses and employees alike. So, whether you aim to make car maintenance hassle free, encourage active travel or reduce your company’s carbon footprint, we offer solutions specifically designed to enhance employee benefits and help businesses like yours stay on the move. As the business services arm of Halfords, we’ll give you the reassurance of a trusted expert. To find out more, visit halfords.com/business
 Farid Hillend logo   Farid Hillend Engineering Limited (FHE), with its manufacturing base in Scotland is part of the Farid Group - one of Europe’s fastest growing refuse collection and recycling vehicle producers. Renowned for product quality and service FHE provides comprehensive sales and service solutions to the ever-changing waste collection sectors of the waste management industry. Its premier range of products PowerLink, PowerTrak, TwinTrak, Big Bite rear loaders and EHP front loaders are complemented with the full Farid range from its European plants - which are also mounted and assembled in Scotland.
Please visit www.hillendeng.com for full details of our products and services.

Equita supplier logo    GM Coachwork has been providing minibus/WAV conversions for over 30 years to a wide range of clients including CTA’s, charities, County Councils, schools and NHS Trusts. Wheelchair accessible minibuses/vehicles and school minibuses are our speciality. This is in addition to a regular turnover of PSV specification buses to private operators and a whole range of one-off conversions such as outside broadcast units, mobile hearing buses and secure transit vehicles. Our Environmental Management System is fully accredited to ISO14001 and we are an ISO9001 quality business, we pride ourselves on our ability and skills to build quality purpose built vehicles.
GM Sweepers logo   
Green Machines strives to develop and produce sustainable sweeping machines combined with excellent performance for a better world. We strive to achieve our vision by executing excellence being the first in bringing new products and innovations to the market that will change the way we think and work. Our vision is often far from the traditional approach and are proud to take leadership in paving the path to an emission-free world. Innovations such as water-saving atomizer reducing consumption by more than 70%, first OEM Lithium-Ion powered sweeper and the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell sweeper GM 500 H2.
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Beginning in 1902 when Frank Guest started a bicycle repair business in West Bromwich, Guest Sherwood has now become the UK’s largest Iveco and Fiat Professional Dealer Group with commercial dealer sites across the country. You can rest assured of our commitment to offer the best service, outstanding quality, customer care and professionalism. Along with our Body Shops and Vehicle Lining Services we provide excellent after sales care, service and parts. The Guest customer philosophy is ‘To provide the highest quality of automotive service to all our stakeholders through fair and understanding interactions.’

 jacobs supplier logo   James A Cuthbertson locally known as “Cubby’s” . are a premier manufacturer and supplier of winter maintenance and highway maintenance equipment in Scotland and the rest of the UK, Cubby’s equipment has been keeping our roads clear since 1936. Having been awarded the prestigious first contract in the UK to supply Hydrogen powered salt spreaders Cubby’s are leading the market in innovation of alternative fuelled and new generation multipurpose winter and highway equipment. As well as manufacturing equipment at our 11-acre Biggar manufacturing facility Cubby’s also are the official dealers for Epoke and Saltnex winter equipment. So from dry salt to liquids and push along spreaders to walking floors Cubby’s the only manufacturer of highways winter maintenance equipment in Scotland have a solution for your highways and winter maintenance requirements.
 The Russell Group logo   The Russell Group is one of the UK’s leading family logistics firms with all it’s operations supported by it’s own engineering division, which is based in Glasgow. The Russell Engineering division manages all aspects pertaining to the procurement of vehicles, the repair and maintenance service for the vehicles, trailers and plant of the Group and a number of customers. Russell Engineering’s preferred supplier is Hyzon Motors Europe.  We have worked closely with them and believe that we can provide YPO Customers with the supply, full life maintenance and support they will require for Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
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The future of Flexible Passenger Transport. Every vehicle we manufacture is built to deliver excellence in passenger and operator experience. Mellor’s size appropriate vehicles deliver unrivalled flexibility and superior comfort. Above all else, our innovative products provide efficient, accessible and sustainable transport solutions.

 M6 Group logo  

The M6 Group of Companies are based just off the M6 at Junction 6. We’re a one stop shop for all types of commercial vehicle service, repairs, and MOT testing.  From a minor dent to a full refurbishment our team can handle all types of body building projects.  We also have a large fleet of municipal vehicles available for immediate hire. We value our customers, and we do everything possible to ensure their happiness.  That is our promise to you. We hope to have you as a customer soon, please let us know if you have any questions.

 Nu Track logo  

Nu-Track Ltd are an established design and manufacturing company based in N. Ireland since 1991, specialising in vehicles for the Welfare, Education, PSV, and bespoke markets. Our range includes wheelchair accessible coach-built buses, minibus conversions, school buses, horseboxes, and mobile libraries. Nu-Track incorporate lightweight construction techniques, improving fuel efficiency and maximising passenger capacity. We offer a range of narrower width vehicles for city centre and rural operations. We pride ourselves in forming long term partnerships with our chassis manufacturers and customers to enable us to provide a first-class service and exceed our customers expectations with the products and services required.

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Pelican Engineering is a family owned business that was founded in 1919. Located in Castleford, West Yorkshire, we have over 175 staff supporting vehicles across the UK. We are proud to be a wholly UK owned company, supporting local authorities and operators. We have been supplying and maintaining zero emission buses and coaches for over 4 years. We, with our partners, can provide vehicles, infrastructure and complete funding packages for alternative fuelled vehicle operators and are fully equipped to support vehicles in service. We are focused on surpassing customer expectations through reliable and trustworthy local sales and after sales care.

Marston Holdings    Alexander Dennis (ADL) is the largest bus and coach manufacturer in the United Kingdom, it has manufacturing facilities around the world & is part of leading independent global bus manufacturer NFI Group with a history and heritage of design, engineering and manufacturing excellence that spans more than a century. ADL’s single & double deck EV & Hydrogen bus product range is designed and built in Britain retaining investment in our economy and boosting skills in clean vehicle technology, a crucial sector for future development as the United Kingdom targets net zero by 2050.
 Renault logo   Renault UK has 140 dealers selling a range of Renault passenger cars and LCVs. Headquartered at Maple Cross in Hertfordshire, we are pioneers in electric vehicles and offer seven electrified models within our range. Three of these are passenger vehicles and include our flagship Zoe E-tech, plus hybrid and plug-in hybrid variations of the award-wining Clio, the Captur SUV and the latest Megane. Renault PRO+ now offers the widest range of all-electric commercial vehicles of any manufacturer. In addition to the Renault Master Z.E. and Renault Kangoo Z.E, it also encompasses the All-New ZOE Van.
 Enforcement Supplier   The Rosenbauer Group is one of the world’s three largest manufacturers of fire-service vehicles and firefighting equipment, based in Leonding, Austria. Rosenbauer supplies the fire fighting sector in over 100 countries with a wide range of custom fire and rescue apparatus and services. It produces its extensive series of fire fighting vehicles and aerials in three continents, to both European and US standards.
 Penham Excel   Scania employs more than 30,000 people worldwide, over 1,400 work for Scania (GB) Limited. There are almost 1,600 people working throughout the UK within the Scania independent dealer network. Scania (GB) Ltd, which has its headquarters in Milton Keynes, is the importer for Scania products into the UK. The company provides vehicle sales and an extensive range of aftersales services throughout 87 dealer locations, most offer 24hr service, we can provide Repair and Maintenance packages with flexible, tailored services dedicated to ensuring high uptime. We offer a breakdown assistance with a 1hr response time.
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Stanford Coachworks, founded in 1995, are based in Essex with a national distribution network to serve you wherever your location. We operate a customer partnership ethos, generating confidence with reliability, safety and superior quality as principal elements underlining our whole business structure; we call it the Stanford Distinction. We specialise in wheelchair accessible vehicle conversions and supply an average of 350 minibuses each year to many local authorities, charities, community transports and private institutions. Some of our vehicle conversions include:

• Wheelchair accessible vehicles.
• Medical service vehicles.
• Bespoke & specialist vehicles.
• Production, television & music industry vehicles.

We offer a wide variety of minibuses, in all wheelbases, from many well-established motor manufacturers. This includes manufacturers such as Mercedes Benz, Ford, Renault, Peugeot, Volkswagen, Fiat and Citroen. Our close relationships with these well respected manufacturers ensures that our clients are supplied with a minibus which reflects our dedication to excellence.

 Ross and roberts supplier logo   Stock Sweepers is a family owned and managed SME, based in Gloucestershire, where we moved to a new, purpose built, factory early in 2021.
We are proud to be the only British-owned and managed manufacturer of chassis mounted road sweepers. Our high-quality machines are fully designed and manufactured in the United Kingdom. We are an innovative company currently developing an alternative fuel powered machine that is expected to reach the market in late 2021. Our customer base ranges across both private and public sectors.
 Terberg Matec UK logo   With a strong commitment to exceptional build quality, excellent customer service and optimum operational safety, Terberg Matec UK offers a wide selection of bin lifts, recycling bodies and collection systems. These include split and heavy duty commercial lifts, integrated lifts and side and rear-mounted lifts for recycling bodies. These can also be used with Terberg’s dynamic weighing or Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) systems to provide an outstanding bin lift that is fully-integrated with telematics and reporting systems. Bodies include separate kerbside collections, ‘bring scheme’ collections, dedicated food waste and specialist animal by-product collection, all of which help customers collect and maintain segregation of increasingly diverse waste streams.
 Rundles supplier logo   Torton Bodies provides radical and innovative solutions for all types of mobile vehicle conversions. These include clinical, library, training, office, and hospitality/exhibition applications. Constantly moving forward to take advantage of new materials, new techniques and new technologies, Torton Bodies encompasses a wide range of styles, vehicle bases and ingenious approaches to meet particular client specifications. Wherever there is a need to take a product or service to the public, you will find purpose-designed vehicles and trailers from Torton Bodies. Torton’s services also include branding, event management, transportation, storage, servicing and refurbishment.
 Enforcement Supplier logo   Treka is an industry leading manufacturer of specialist passenger carrying vehicles. Our success is built on the complete confidence and loyalty of our 
customers, partnerships with world-class manufacturers, applied technology, and the expertise of a team who truly care about the quality of 
every vehicle we produce.Starting with only the best components we apply hundreds of years of collective vehicle building experience to deliver products with unmatched quality and unrivalled whole life costs. Because every vehicle benefits from our industry leading warranty, handing 
over the keys is just the start of the relationship. 
 Enforcement Agency Services Supplier logo   Bamford Bus Company Ltd (BBCL) began trading in October 2019 after acquiring the business from Wrightbus Ltd.  The Headquarters site is over 37Ha and employs over 650 people. At present we have a build capacity of 1500-3000 vehicles annually (depending on shift patterns), which can facilitate any type of vehicle or propulsion method.  Annual Development and Innovation budget spend is over 5 million. Wrightbus operate, in partnership with Queens University Belfast, the research and advanced engineering centre  “Bamford Technology Centre”. The Centre is a showpiece centre of excellence with world-leading research, promoting research and advanced engineering for new technologies. 


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