Decision details

Procurement Business Case - Dynamic Purchasing System

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider a proposal for a Dynamic Purchasing System for the commissioning of Home to School Transport and Public Transport




1)        agreement be given to the commencement of the implementation of a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the recommissioning and award of all the Council’s passenger transport contracts;


2)        the implementation of the Proactis (Procontract) Dynamic Purchasing System be approved;


3)        for future transport contract award decisions over £500k the DPS would be delegated to the Director for Localities and Customer Services, in consultation with the Lead Member for Transport;


4)        any real savings derived from the implementation of a DPS be referred to Overview and Scrutiny Committee once ascertained.

Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1051

Other reasons / organisations consulted

This concept has been discussed and agreed at the Corporate Transport Project Board, which was established on 17th January 2019. The group recommended was that this report is to be submitted to Members and the implementation of a DPS progressed.


Procurement Business Case

Contact: Mark Allen Email: Tel: 0118 974 6244.

Report author: Mark Allen

Publication date: 30/05/2019

Date of decision: 30/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 30/05/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 08/06/2019

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