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Laundry Services and Specialist PPE Maintenance including Decontamination DPS - 1180

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This Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) has been set up to support the Emergency Services and wider public sector in all laundry requirements. It includes specialist laundry and maintenance of PPE, general laundry and contaminated laundry. 
Period: 26 August 2023 - 25 August 2025
Extension Opportunities: 2 x 24 months
Contract Notice: 2023/S 000-017874
Award Notice: N/A
Geographic Coverage: National

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  • Category 1 – PPE Laundry (Specialist Laundry & Maintenance of Structural Fire Fighters PPE Ensemble)

    Customers will have differing requirements but as a minimum the supplier must be able to provide reporting in terms of:

    • Date garment collected
    • Type of garment (i.e. bunker, tunic, flash hood etc.)
    • No. of washes
    • No. of patches
    • Condemned item (and reason for condemning)
    • Date garment returned to customer

    Suppliers: Numerous - DPS

  • Category 2 – Contaminated Laundry

    Examples of items which may be contaminated are:

    • Custody blankets
    • Bedding
    • Clothing
    • Uniforms
    • Aprons
    • Overalls
    • Blankets
    • Lab coats
    • Bath robes
    • Towels
    • Aprons
    • Automotive Workwear

    Suppliers: Numerous - DPS

  • Category 3 – General Laundry

    Services are to include (but not limited to) collection, laundry and re-delivery of general items used within Fire and Rescue, Police Services, Schools, Local Authorities and Wider Public Sector etc, such as:

    • Tea towels
    • Bedding
    • Blankets
    • Uniforms
    • Tablecloths
    • Overalls
    • Lab coats
    • Bath robes
    • Towels
    • Aprons
    • Drycleaning
    • Ironing and Pressing

    Suppliers: Numerous - DPS

  • Reduced timescales – Customers don’t need to run a full OJEU procurement through this framework as it has already been done by YPO. All you need to do is identify your requirements, present them to the market and award a contract.

 

This also benefits suppliers as they only need to complete on OJEU procurement.

 

  • Ease of use – Simple to use with expert advice available from YPO.

 

  • Excellent choice of supplier – more details can be found on the supplier tab or the user guide

 

  • Legality – A fully legal framework in line with EU regulations

 

  • Assured supplier standards – Providers are ‘pre-qualified’ as to their general suitability, which means when buying services from them, customers are assured they can meet specified requirements

 

  • Aggregation of spend – customers will receive the benefits of an aggregated volume of spend and the benefits associated with an increased leverage on the market

 

  • Pre-defined terms and conditions – terms and conditions of the contract have already been established, and signed and accepted by suppliers.

 



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
   • Award and rejection letters
   • Call-off contract terms and conditions

 

Blogs:
  • Decontamination – Firefighter control measures
    Firefighters are exposed to many challenging situations and working environments with the potential to have long-term effects on their health. Regular cleaning of PPE kit not only maintains its lifelong protection levels from heat exposure, but also helps reduce long-term exposure to harmful toxins.

  • Meet the Buyer - Laura Megson
    Laura Megson joined the YPO team four years ago and is now the Category Buyer for Emergency Services in the procurement services team.

 

 


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  • Bristol Uniforms Ltd - T/A MSA Bristol

  • Elis UK Ltd

  • Hunter Apparel Solutions Ltd

  • Priory Dry Cleaners

  • Sasse Facilities Management Ltd


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