The purpose of this Framework Agreement is to deliver an efficient and compliant route to market for CPC members, by minimising the resource and providing value for money. Suppliers on this Framework Agreement can provide, as a minimum: The Framework Agreement for Paper - Printing and Specialist includes, but is not limited to, the following scope; coated and uncoated papers, recycled and virgin papers, cut sheet and reel papers, a variety of paper sizes including SR, A4 and A3 and a variety of FSC and PEFC certified papers. This list is not exhaustive. These products will be utilised in the following areas; commercial printing units and office environments. This Framework is not intended to fulfil desktop paper requirements, as this is covered by the Office Supplies Agreement. However, specialist papers are expected to be purchased in smaller quantities rather than pallets.
It was awarded on 1st January 2018 and runs to 31st December 2019 with a possible extension to 31st December 2020.
|Clyde Paper and Print||2018/1845||Nationwide|
|Elliott Baxter & Company Ltd||2018/1842||Nationwide|
|Paper 4 Print Ltd||2018/1839||Nationwide|
|Premier Paper Group Ltd||2018/1841||Nationwide|
|Springfield Business Papers||2018/1844||Nationwide|
CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the framework 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 the framework. For more complex procurements, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available to offer enhanced features such as having a full audit trail and allowing electronic returns whilst still being free to use for our members.
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To create a free user account your institution need to be a CPC member.
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|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 1||ITT Document||Download|