Decision details

OD/18/74 Purchase of two 26t trade 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 2 x 26t Trade Refuse Collection vehicles to replace 2 x 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 £326,002 for the two vehicles including the additional options specified.


The decision made was to purchase these vehicles from Mercedes Benz.


Reason: Replace aged and expensive to maintain vehicles

Publication date: 15/03/2019

Date of decision: 12/03/2019

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