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Register to provide transport

Register to provide transport

If you would like to become a supplier providing transport services for school, social care, health, and other journeys for the council, please contact us. We welcome interest from Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV), Hackney and Private Hire operators.

To become a contractor for us, you will need to register on the council’s Dynamic Purchasing System. We use Proactis to provide this e-Procurement portal, and you will need to register with Proactis in the first instance using the button below.

Following your registration with Proactis, you will then need to sign up for the DPS for Passenger Transport Contracts.  Once you are logged into Proactis, you need to select “opportunities” and then search for either ERFX1000007 or Somerset County Council. This will bring up “2021 Somerset County Council DPS for the Provision of Passenger Transport”, which will instruct you on how to proceed.

After this two stage qualification process, we will come to your premises to inspect your vehicle before you can become an Approved Supplier.

Your drivers will need to have a current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check with us.

There are no fees for accessing the Dynamic Purchasing System, and the portal will work on desktops and laptops, as well as mobile devices.

If you would like further information on supplying transport services to Somerset Council please contact

Last reviewed: May 8, 2024 by Adam

Next review due: November 8, 2024

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