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

Key Facts

Start date
26th April 2021
End date
25th April 2024
Optional extension
25th April 2025
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The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this framework to Schools and Academies.

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Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Cost effective due to significant discounts against standard market prices
  2. An efficient route to market via direct award or 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

Sand Academies Trust made big savings using CPC’s Multifunctional Devices and Digital Transformation Solutions framework

Sand Academies Trust saved £16,000 over a 3 year contract using CPC's Multifunctional Devices and Digital Transformation Solutions framework

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How can I use this Framework

Direct award and further 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.

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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 £213,477.

"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 £213,477, 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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You can buy through our frameworks if your institution is a CPC member. It’s free to join if you are from a school, academy, multi-academy trust, college, university or you offer educational services.

CPC is owned by the education sector and our 86 frameworks are designed to save you money whilst being safe, easy to use and compliant. Your CPC membership also provides:

  • One-to-one procurement support
  • Fully funded CPD accredited procurement courses
  • The opportunity to get funding from our charity CPL Group

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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
Framework 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
Further Competition TemplateThe 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. YesDownload
Mini Competition ChecklistIt 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 YesDownload
Framework Call Off Terms & ConditionsHaving 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. YesDownload

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Contract Manager

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

Dukefield Procurement Contact Details