West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority (The Authority) are seeking expressions of interest from suppliers for an upcoming opportunity to provide Smoke Alarms and associated equipment under a National Framework Agreement for the Fire Sector. Fire Service personnel undertake Safe and Well visits within their local communities on a daily basis; through these visits equipment requirements are identified and issued.
Establishing a national framework agreement will mean that all Fire and Rescue Authorities in England; Scotland; Wales; Northern Ireland; the States of Jersey; Guernsey and Isle of Man; could have one route to market to purchase Smoke Alarms. The invitation to tender would be published November 2020 and the framework would be let for four years commencing June 2021.
Currently the Lots below have been identified, additional ones may be added:
Lot 1 - Stand alone devices (including smoke alarms, heat alarms, CO alarms)
Lot 2 - Interconnected devices (including smoke alarms, alerting pad and strobe, heat alarms, CO alarms)
To express an interest in this framework agreement please complete the attached form or email email@example.com providing the following details:
Your company contact details
A brief overview of your company (1000 words max)
If you would be interested in bidding for the framework
What products could be supplied from each Lot
Are there any products not identified already that you think should be included?
Confirm you could deliver to all the UK Fire and Rescue Service (a list can be located on the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) website: https://www.nationalfirechiefs.org.uk/Fire-and-Rescue-Services
Whether your company charges delivery for any of these products?
Whether call off orders can be placed, and stocks held at your locations?
Whether your company has minimum order quantities?
Please respond by 31 August 2020.