Issue details

Approval of Tender for the Supply and Distribution of Frozen Food and Fresh Milk

Cumbria County Council currently has contracts in place for the supply and distribution of frozen foods and fresh milk (including 189ml cartons under the school milk scheme).  These contracts are available to use by a range of customers (including, but not limited to, Cumbria Care Residential Homes, Day Care Centres, Outdoor Centres and Schools).  The current contracts expire on the 31 July 2014. 

As per the Contract Procedure Rules we seek approval to procure which will give Corporate Procurement the authority to commence a tender process to identify suitable supplier(s) for the next 4 years.



Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/11/2013

Anticipated restriction: Private  -

Decision due: 30 Jan 2014 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Organisational Change

Lead director: Executive Director - Corporate, Customer and Community Services

Contact: Dominic Donnini, Executive Director - Economy and Infrastructure The Courts, Carlisle CA3 8NA Email: Tel: 01228 226260.


Research and information gathering currently underway

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Scrutiny Management Board