Decision details

OD/19/85 Purchase of 26t Trade Refuse Collection Vehicle

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Ipswich Borough Council requires a 26t Trade Refuse Collection vehicles to replace a current vehicle that has reached the end of its 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 £163,801 for the vehicle including the additional options specified.


The decision made was to purchase this vehicle from Mercedes Benz.



Replace aged and expensive to maintain vehicles

Publication date: 28/01/2020

Date of decision: 13/09/2019

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