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FOI / 3749 / 2018 - Courier services

Initial Request:

I am writing to make an open government request for information t under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I

Please send me details for the period 2017-18 on the following:

The total value of the courier service contracts that were outsourced?

2. The name of your primary and any secondary Courier supplier

The value of your primary supplier contract, its expiry date and the services they provide (e.g. same day/next-day/overnight)

The value of your secondary supplier's contract, its expiry date and the and services they provide (e.g. same day/next-day/overnight)

3. The total cost of the courier services that were managed in-house?

The number of staff employed in managing those contracts.

The number of vehicles owned or leased to meet the in-house courier requirement

4. The name and email of the person responsible for the procurement/management of these services?

Final Response:

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please find our response to your request below.

Please send me details for the period 2017-18 on the following:

The total value of the courier service contracts that were outsourced? Approximately £300 per year

2. The name of your primary and any secondary Courier supplier: TNT

The value of your primary supplier contract, its expiry date and the services they provide (e.g. same day/next-day/overnight) No contract held.

The value of your secondary supplier's contract, its expiry date and the and services they provide (e.g. same day/next-day/overnight) No secondary courier.

3. The total cost of the courier services that were managed in-house? We have stores vans that we are able to use to deliver to stations and our headquarters so we do not have any additional cost.

The number of staff employed in managing those contracts: 0

The number of vehicles owned or leased to meet the in-house courier requirement: 0

4. The name and email of the person responsible for the procurement/management of these services? Sheldon Dyer Sheldon.dyer@essex-fire.gov.uk

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request you have the right to apply for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of your original email and should be addressed to: Internal Review, Performance & Data Team, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex CM8 3HB

Please note that the response and data released to you as part of this request will be published on the Essex County Fire & Rescue Service website. The website address is http://www.transparency.essex-fire.gov.uk/ All requests will be anonymised and no personal information including contact details will be disclosed as part of this process.

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