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Multifunctional Devices and Digital Transformation Solutions

Purchase or lease multi functional printers or a wide range of new print and digital transformation technologies to support your ever evolving needs with this DfE recommended framework.

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This CPC framework provides a straightforward way to buy or lease Multi-functional Devices (MFDs) for printing, photocopying and scanning. You can also use this framework to find a long-term strategic partner for transforming your institution’s digital infrastructure.

Lot 1 – Multifunctional Devices and Associated Services and Supplies - provides access to suppliers who provide a range of branded machines and MFD technologies from small desk-top units to high-volume devices which print, scan and copy.

Lot 2 – Digital Transformation Solutions - gives access to suppliers who can provide digital transformation solutions and all types of print-related services, including:

  • Managed print services
  • Free-of-charge print audits
  • Recycled technologies
  • IT cloud services
  • Document scanning and archiving services
  • IT support services
  • Mailroom management and mailing services
  • Offset and specialist printing
  • Data storage, workflow and management solutions
  • MFD and print consultancy
  • Specialist print services
  • A full range of MFD, IT and office-related consumables

The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this Framework to Schools and Academies.

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  1. Cost effective due to significant discounts against standard market prices
  2. An efficient route to market via direct award or further competition/mini-competition
  3. Purchase and lease options so you can select the best financial solution for your organisation
  4. Support and consultancy services to help you get the most value out of your internal printing arrangements
  5. Full compliance with the UK Public Contracts Regulations
How to Use

Direct award and further competition/mini-competition are available for both framework lots. Please read the User Guide for full details before using this framework.

Please ensure you review the set of call-off contract terms and conditions applicable to your procurement including the Lease Terms, Purchase Terms or Services Agreement as they contain important provisions to be aware of and give due consideration to.

Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool makes it easy to perform and manage a further competition exercise on this Framework. It's free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on purchases that fall below £214,904.00

Get a Quote

If your purchase exceeds £214,904.00, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available that complies with the regulations to allow electronic tender returns whilst still being free to use for our members. Find out more about the CPC Sourcing Cloud.

Associated Documentation
  • Framework User Guide Essential
    This is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids.
  • Further Competition Template Essential
    The attached template document should assist you with running your further competition and once completed should be sent to all suppliers on the relevant framework lot.
  • Mini Competition Checklist Essential
    It is recommended that members utilise this checklist when undertaking a mini-competition process to maximise the likelihood of obtaining a satisfactory quantity and quality of bid responses from suppliers
  • Framework Call Off Terms & Conditions Essential
    Having selected your chosen supplier, orders can be placed via the Call-Off Contract Terms and Conditions. Your preferred supplier will populate the Call-Off Contract terms and conditions with the full details of your requirement and then present you with completed Call-Off contract terms and conditions for signature.
Contract Manager
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The contracting authority for this Framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium with Dukefield Procurement.

Dukefield MFD Helpdesk

[email protected]

08450 179908