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:

  • Managed print services
  • Free-of-charge print audits
  • Recycled technologies
  • IT cloud services
  • 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

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 December 2019 with a possible extension to 18th December 2020.

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Key Benefits of this Framework

  • Access to innovative MFD technologies and print solutions, from small desk-top units to high-volume machines.
  • Purchase and lease options, so you can select the best financial solution for your organisation.
  • A range of support and consultancy services to help you get the most value out of your internal printing arrangements.
  • Substantial discounts against standard market prices.
  • An efficient route to market through mini competition.
  • Full compliance with the EU public procurement regulations.

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Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
Lot 1: Multifunctional/Reprographic Devices and Associated Print Services 9 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Altodigital Networks Ltd 2016/1676 Nationwide
Annodata Limited 2016/1677 Nationwide
Apogee Corporation Limited 2016/1690 Nationwide
Arena Group Limited 2016/1678 Regional
Canon UK 2016/1681 Nationwide
Konica Minolta Business Solutions 2016/1683 Nationwide
Ricoh UK Limited 2016/1687 Nationwide
Sharp Business Systems UK Plc 2016/1688 Regional
United Carlton Office Systems Ltd 2016/1693 Regional
Lot 2: Recycled Technologies 4 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Apogee Corporation Limited 2016/1690 Nationwide
Canon UK 2016/1681 Nationwide
Konica Minolta Business Solutions 2016/1683 Nationwide
Ricoh UK Limited 2016/1687 Nationwide
Lot 3: Managed Print and Document Services 8 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Altodigital Networks Ltd 2016/1676 Nationwide
Annodata Limited 2016/1677 Nationwide
Apogee Corporation Limited 2016/1690 Nationwide
Canon UK 2016/1681 Nationwide
Konica Minolta Business Solutions 2016/1683 Nationwide
Ricoh UK Limited 2016/1687 Nationwide
Specialist Computer Centres Plc (SCC) 2016/1689 Nationwide
Xerox UK Ltd 2016/1695 Nationwide
Lot 4: Specialist Printing Technologies 4 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Apogee Corporation Limited 2016/1690 Nationwide
Canon UK 2016/1681 Nationwide
Konica Minolta Business Solutions 2016/1683 Nationwide
Ricoh UK Limited 2016/1687 Nationwide
Lot 5: Printers and Associated Services and Supplies 7 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Apogee Corporation Limited 2016/1690 Nationwide
Banner 2016/1679 Nationwide
Canon UK 2016/1681 Nationwide
Insight Direct (UK) Ltd 2016/1682 Nationwide
Ricoh UK Limited 2016/1687 Nationwide
Vision (Office Automation) Limited 2016/1694 Nationwide
XMA Ltd 2016/1696 Nationwide
Lot 6: Monitors and Associated Peripherals and Services 4 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Apogee Corporation Limited 2016/1690 Nationwide
Bechtle Direct Ltd 2016/1680 Nationwide
Insight Direct (UK) Ltd 2016/1682 Nationwide
XMA Ltd 2016/1696 Nationwide
Lot 7: Consultancy Services 8 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Apogee Corporation Limited 2016/1690 Nationwide
Canon UK 2016/1681 Nationwide
Konica Minolta Business Solutions 2016/1683 Nationwide
Process Professionals/IPS Limited 2016/1685 Nationwide
Puro Solutions 2016/1686 Nationwide
Ricoh UK Limited 2016/1687 Nationwide
Transcend 360 Ltd 2016/1691 Nationwide
UK Print Audits Limited 2016/1692 Nationwide

How can I use this Framework

CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.

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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.

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Get a Quote

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 £181,302.

"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 £181,302, 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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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.

File Details Essential
User GuideThis 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. YesDownload
Appendix BFurther Competition Template YesDownload
End User AgreementThese Terms & Conditions must be read, understood and utilised when a member is issuing a call-off process through this framework agreement. YesDownload

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium with NPG.

NPG Contact Details

CPC Contract Manager

  • Name: Pat Condon
  • Tel: 0161 974 0936
  • Email: p.condon@thecpc.ac.uk
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