Decision details

OD/19/86 Purchase of Refuse Collection Vehicles

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Ipswich Borough Council requires 4 x 32t Domestic Refuse Collection vehicles to replace current vehicles that have reached the end of their useful life.


The Crown Commercial Services Framework Agreement – RM6060 has been used to identify suitable vehicles. This framework allows a comparison of vehicle specifications, pricing and selection of the vehicle most appropriate. The best value vehicle was identified at a total cost of £194,191 including the additional options specified.

The decision made was to purchase these vehicles from Mercedes Benz at a total cost of £776,764.00



Replace aged and expensive to maintain vehicle

Publication date: 28/01/2020

Date of decision: 13/09/2019

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