This is a re-tender of the Electronic Office Supplies Framework Agreement let by CPC which expired on 31st December 2022.

This includes more detailed innovation requirement and the need to deliver Social Value/added value to members.

The general types of products that this framework will cover are toner and cartridges

Key Facts

Start date
3rd January 2023
End date
3rd January 2026
Optional extension
3rd January 2027

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Compliant with OJEU Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  2. Time saving and easy to use
  3. Support and assistance from the CPC Contract Manager and a framework specific ‘User Guide’
  4. CPC offer a benchmarking service which you can use to compare the pricing of your current agreement with the pricing on this framework
  5. Social Value on offer from all Suppliers

Supplier Details

Supplier Agreement No.
Banner. 2023/6198
Lyreco 2023/6197
OfficeXpress Europe Limited 2023/6196
UKLS Ltd 2023/6199
XMA Ltd 2023/6200

How can I use this Framework

Members are encouraged to engage in Further Competition to secure best value:

Mini Competition

You are required to invite all capable suppliers on the framework to submit pricing for your requirements. Members can design the Customer Requirements to reflect their individual requirements This can be done each time a requirement arises or you can award to one supplier for a reasonable duration subject to performance and mutual agreement.

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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.

Use This Framework

Sign in to your user account to get a quote.

Don't have a user account? If your institution is already a member, you can create your own user account.

Sign up for free and use this framework

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

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

Rezia Begum

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