This is to update members as to the progress made in consideration to the Office Supplies Agreement.

The CPC issued further competition documentation to 6 organisations on the Crown Commercial Services Framework RM3703.

We weighted the competition at 55% price and 45% quality, assessing almost 500 lines and 40 qualitative service elements.

The contracting team assessed the bids received and following evaluation selected Banner.

We are confident that members will be delighted with both the pricing on offer from Banner, which when compared to a basket of items against the previous supplier (2016 pricing) containing almost 200 lines, shows direct savings in excess of 20%.

Banner have also met all of the qualitative elements of the service proposal - ensuring that members should experience excellent customer service under this agreement with all that you would expect from a CPC approved supplier.

Please see the Supplier page for the latest up-to-date pricing.

Important: Please read our dedicated User Guide.
It is required reading if you are considering using this framework:

Suppliers List

Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Banner 2017/1786 Nationwide

When using the CPC Website Quotation Tool, if your request is above threshold (£181,302 + VAT), in order to comply with the Public Contracts Regulations concerning receipt of tenders, please ensure bids are not opened before the deadline set. You can do this by accepting bids by post only (not email) and opening them only after the return deadline has expired.

CPC Contract Manager

Name: Majid Khan

Tel: 0161 974 0949



The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.