National Fuels 2

Provides liquid and solid fuels such as heating oil and wood to all public sector customers. Also includes all products and services connected to using fuels, such as tank maintenance.

Description

This agreement will replace the current National Fuels RM3801 agreement which will end on 23 July 2021.

It will be available to all UK public sector organisations, including central government departments and their agencies, the wider public sector and charities. 

Products you can buy under this agreement include:

  • heating oil (kerosene)
  • transport fuel (diesel and petrol)
  • liquid petroleum gas (LPG) in cylinders
  • liquified natural gas (LNG)
  • biomass 

You will also be able to buy products and services associated with using solid fuels, such as:

  • greases and lubricants
  • tank replacement and maintenance
  • fuel testing

Suppliers will provide fuel by regional postcodes. These will consist of 14 different post-coded regions. For more information on this, take a look at regional lots 101 to 114.

The agreement will run for 4 years and will end on 30 November 2024. There will be no option to extend past this. 

You will be able to connect with a supplier at any time during this agreement, and run a contract for up to 4 years from when supply starts.

Benefits

  • regional or national supply
  • weekly pricing – we will publish prices on the RM6177 webpage weekly
  • discount on early payment options (such as Direct Debit)
  • contract management to make sure that service levels and performance indicators are met
  • comprehensive management information (includes Service Level Agreement and Performance Indicators)
  • availability of extra services (such as, supplier managed inventory and replenishment)
  • a dedicated customer service team to support and manage questions
  • choice of billing format (consolidated billing, electronic billing and paper billing)

Products and suppliers

There are 19 suppliers on this agreement

Lot 2: Liquefied gas

Expires:

2 suppliers

Lot 3: Solid fuel and biomass fuel

Expires:

3 suppliers

Lot 4: Greases, lubricants and antifreeze

Expires:

5 suppliers

Lot 5: Associated services

Expires:

9 suppliers

Lot 101: Liquid Fuel - Scotland North

Expires:

8 suppliers

Lot 102: Liquid Fuel - Scotland West

Expires:

8 suppliers

Lot 103: Liquid Fuel - Scotland Central

Expires:

9 suppliers

Lot 104: Liquid Fuel - Scotland South

Expires:

8 suppliers

Lot 105: Liquid Fuel - England North West

Expires:

9 suppliers

Lot 106: Liquid Fuel - England North East

Expires:

10 suppliers

Lot 107: Liquid Fuel - England Midlands

Expires:

12 suppliers

Lot 108: Liquid Fuel - England East Anglia

Expires:

10 suppliers

Lot 109: Liquid Fuel - England London and South East

Expires:

10 suppliers

Lot 110: Liquid Fuel - England South

Expires:

10 suppliers

Lot 111: Liquid Fuel - England South West

Expires:

8 suppliers

Lot 112: Liquid Fuel - South Wales

Expires:

9 suppliers

Lot 113: Liquid Fuel - North Wales

Expires:

8 suppliers

Lot 114: Liquid Fuel - Northern Ireland

Expires:

5 suppliers

How to buy

The only way to buy from this agreement is to run a further competition. 

Lots 1 and 2

You can run your own further competition, or you can choose to join the CCS managed quarterly aggregated further competition.

Throughout your call-off contract, the site addition process allows you to add extra sites at your convenience.

Before running a further competition you will need to email our team. In your email you should clearly outline what your intentions are.

To run a further competition you will need to:

  • put together your statement of needs
  • select the goods and services you need on the template call-off terms
  • make sure the goods and services you select do not conflict with what this agreement provides (you can not add or make changes to the products and services under this agreement)
  • select all suppliers from the relevant lot and invite them to tender
  • make sure the tenders applying meet the appropriate criteria set out in your Invitation to Tender (such as, fuel type, region, volumes)
  • award a call-off agreement by sending a completed order form and call-off agreement to the successful supplier (you can find these forms in the document section below)
  • receive signed copy of the call-off agreement from the supplier
  • sign the call-off agreement and issue a notice to the supplier
  • email our team and let us know the outcome

Access for lots 3, 4 and 5 (further competition only)

Before running a further competition you will need to email our team. In your email you should clearly outline what your intentions are.

To run a further competition you will need to:

  • put together your statement of needs
  • select the goods and services you need on the template call-off terms
  • make sure the goods and services you select do not conflict with what this agreement provides (you can not add or make changes to the products and services under this agreement)
  • select all suppliers from the relevant lot and invite them to tender
  • make sure the tenders applying meet the appropriate criteria set out in your Invitation to Tender (such as, fuel type, region, volumes)
  • award a call-off agreement by sending a completed order form and call-off agreement to the successful supplier (you can find these forms in the document section below)
  • receive signed copy of the call-off agreement from the supplier
  • sign the call-off agreement and issue a notice to the supplier
  • email our team and let us know the outcome

We may be able to run a further competition on your behalf. Contact the team for further information.