Companies and subcontractors involved in contract for distributing baby boxes: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

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Please advise which company has been awarded the contract for distributing baby boxes. Please detail all subcontractors involved in the contract and what their remit is.




1. The answer to your question is:
APS Group (Scotland) were awarded the contract for managing agent of Scotland’s Baby Box Programme on 24th February 2017. As managing agent, APS have prime responsibility for all aspects of the Baby Box, including the sourcing of the box and its contents, storage, packing, and delivery.

APS subcontract ParcelForce to deliver Scotland’s Baby Boxes.

APS subcontract the below companies to supply the boxes and contents:
British Baby Box
Bunzl Healthcare
From Babies With Love
MIP UK Limited
Orb Group International KMS
Vicarey Davidson
Toiletries Sales Limited


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