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Ukrposhta announces tender for purchase of 250 vans on EBRD portal

5 December , 2023  

Ukrposhta JSC, as part of a joint project with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), has announced a tender on the EBRD portal for the purchase of 250 vehicles (vans with a carrying capacity of at least 1750 kg) with related full service services under the Ukrposhta logistics development project for implementation in 2024.

According to a report on the Prozorro portal, bids are accepted until January 15, 2024.

“The project will make it possible to make important investments in Ukrposhta’s logistics infrastructure and vehicle fleet to improve the quality of services and the sustainability of the company’s business and network. It will support the transformation of the company’s operating model, as well as improve the quality of services and the sustainability of Ukrposhta’s business and network,” the statement said.

The project is funded by a loan/grant provided by the EBRD.

The report notes that an explanatory online meeting with interested suppliers is planned for mid-December-2023, where they will be able to ask questions about the tender documents.

As reported, in October 2020, the Ukrainian government approved a EUR 63 million loan from the EBRD for the implementation of Ukrposhta’s Logistics Network and Rural Branch projects.

In March 2021, as part of the project, the EBRD signed an agreement with VIDI for the purchase of 1,860 Citroën Berlingo L2 Worker vehicles for mobile offices worth a total of UAH 1.3 billion.

As of September 30, Ukrposhta had 27.36 thousand points of presence with 35 thousand employees. Net income in January-September 2023 amounted to UAH 8.36 billion.

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