The CPC's framework agreement for Multifunctional Devices provides members with access to a full suite of MFD, reprographic and print services suppliers, offering a full range of popular branded machines, alongside the following services:
Members are advised to read and review the set of call-off contract terms and conditions applicable to their procurement, i.e. the Lease Terms, Purchase Terms or Services Agreement. Members should note that detailed within, are important provisions that they should be aware of and give due consideration to.
It was awarded on 19th December 2016 and runs to 18th June 2021.
The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this framework to Schools and Academies.
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|Lot 1: Multifunctional/Reprographic Devices and Associated Print Services||9||View Suppliers|
|Lot 2: Recycled Technologies||4||View Suppliers|
|Lot 3: Managed Print and Document Services||8||View Suppliers|
|Lot 4: Specialist Printing Technologies||4||View Suppliers|
|Lot 5: Printers and Associated Services and Supplies||8||View Suppliers|
|Lot 6: Monitors and Associated Peripherals and Services||5||View Suppliers|
|Lot 7: Consultancy Services||8||View Suppliers|
CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.
If you require support in running a further competition via this framework, Tenet Services can help. Tenet offer a nationwide service specialising in assisting education establishments to complete further competitions.
Tenet are part of the Crescent Purchasing Group of Companies and operate on a not-for-profit basis.
The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on our frameworks for purchases that fall below £189,330.
"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."
Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School
For purchases that exceed £189,330, 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 CPC Sourcing Cloud.
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CPC is owned by the education sector and our 69 frameworks are designed to save you money whilst being safe, easy to use and compliant. Your CPC membership also provides:
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The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|User Guide||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.||Yes||Download|
|Appendix B||Further Competition Template||Yes||Download|
|End User Agreement||These Terms & Conditions must be read, understood and utilised when a member is issuing a call-off process through this framework agreement.||Yes||Download|
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