|RFx ID :||23260362|
|Tender Name :||Hospital Food Services|
|Reference # :||YRR-LOC-0737|
|Open Date :||Wednesday, 23 September 2020 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)|
|Close Date :||Wednesday, 23 September 2020 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)|
|Tender Type :||Award Notice (AN)|
|Tender Coverage :||Sole Agency [?]|
|Exemption Reason :||Other Exemption|
|Justification :||An exemption from open tendering was approved to align the termination dates of existing facility service contracts so they could be openly tendered together during 2021 and create market and efficiency opportunities.|
|Required Pre-qualifications :||None|
|Agency Address :|
Wairarapa DHB has awarded a food services contract through direct sourcing to Compass Group New Zealand Limited with a service start date of 1 November 2020 and end date of 31 January 2022. The contract is estimated to be worth up to $1.5m over the 15 month contract term. The food services contract scope includes patient meals, Meals on Wheels, in-house catering, ward supplies and cafe operations.
The DHB has taken an approach that is consistent with the Principles that underpin the Government Rules of Procurement. By aligning facilities services contract termination dates, the DHB can openly tender in 2021 for wider range of services, create opportunities for smaller providers and better support Broader Outcomes, while at the same time optimising contract efficiency by aligning complimentary contracts.
This tender has been awarded to: