Request for Quotation – Consultant FORS Bronze Accreditation – St Helens

Ref RFQ SSO Logistics
Expression of Interest closing date 20170531

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Request for Quotation


SSO Logistics Ltd are a UK based haulage company dealing with road transportation and warehousing


SSO Logistics Ltd require a consultant to obtain a FORS Bronze accreditation.

To do this we will require the following from a consultant.

Review of current management systems and procedures

Completion of Internal Audits of Pre-Requisite Programmes and Procedures
Completion of a FORS Pre-Audit
Implement procedure to gain FORS Bronze Accreditation
Attending Pre-Certification Audit

Deliverable Timescale

We are looking to commence the project immediately and complete before the audit date which has not yet been confirmed but will be in August 2017.

Indicative Budget

This work will be part funded through the European Regional Development Fund. The project falls within the £2,500 – £24,999 bracket and therefore, under current Public Procurement Regulations, there is no formal tender procedure but a detailed written quotation is required.

Evaluation Criteria

Quotations will be assessed and scored on the following Criteria:

Cost                                                                                (60%)

Demonstrable understanding of industry sector   (20%)

Delivery Timescale                                                       (15%)

Clarity of Quotation                                                     (5%)

Scoring Methodology

4 Excellent Proposal meets and in some places exceeds the required standard
3 Good Proposal meets required standard
2 Acceptable Proposal meets the required standard in most respects, but is lacking or inconsistent in others
1 Poor Proposals falls short of expected standard
0 Unacceptable Completely or significantly fails to meet required standard or does not provide the relevant answer

Proposal Format

Proposals should clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirement set out above

Deadline and submission

Proposals are required by 5.00pm 31st May 2017, either electronically or by post to me Peter Draper, Director, SSO Logistics Ltd, Units 4&5 Fishwicks Industrial Estate, Sutton Oak Drive, St Helens, WA9 3NA

Date Published

This work is to be part funded through the European Regional Development Fund