Print Solutions Agreement Awarded

05 Jul
Print Solutions Agreement Awarded  

NWUPC has awarded a national framework agreement for Print Solutions Lots 1-10
Ref: PRI 3070 NW.

 

The agreement will run from 1st July 2018 until 30th June 2020 with the option to extend to the 30th June 2021 and 30th June 2022.

 

The agreement has been split into lots and awarded to the following suppliers:

 

Lots: 1-10; Print Solutions includes, but is not limited to, the following scope; printing, binding, copying, laminating, lithographic printing, digital printing, wide format printing, prospectus printing, leaflets, booklets, business stationery, postcards, booklets, calendars, labels, banners, posters, binders, wallets, folders, finishing.  The scope also includes the provision of all elements of design work, web2print functionality and the fulfilment and distribution of the in scope goods.  This list is not exhaustive.

 

Lot 1: North West England; John Baxter & Sons Ltd, AGNE Ltd t/a AlphaGraphics, NB Colour Print Ltd, W&G Baird Ltd, Hickling & Squires UK Ltd, Belmont Press Ltd.

 

Lot 2: North East England; John Baxter & Sons Ltd, AGNE Ltd t/a AlphaGraphics, W&G Baird Ltd, Hickling & Squires UK Ltd, Belmont Press Ltd, Sterling Press Ltd.

 

Lot 3: East Midlands; John Baxter & Sons Ltd, AGNE Ltd t/a AlphaGraphics, W&G Baird Ltd, Hickling & Squires UK Ltd, Belmont Press Ltd, Sterling Press Ltd.

 

Lot 4: Wales; John Baxter & Sons Ltd, Belmont Press Ltd, Sterling Press Ltd, Zenith Packaging Ltd, Chapel Press Ltd, Ratcliff & Roper (Printers) Ltd.

 

Lot 5: West Midlands; John Baxter & Sons Ltd, AGNE Ltd t/a AlphaGraphics, W&G Baird Ltd, Hickling & Squires UK Ltd, Belmont Press Ltd, Sterling Press Ltd.

 

Lot 6: East of England; John Baxter & Sons Ltd, AGNE Ltd t/a AlphaGraphics, W&G Baird Ltd, Hickling & Squires UK Ltd, Belmont Press Ltd, Sterling Press Ltd.

 

Lot 7: Greater London; John Baxter & Sons Ltd, AGNE Ltd t/a AlphaGraphics, W&G Baird Ltd, Hickling & Squires UK Ltd, Belmont Press Ltd, Sterling Press Ltd.

 

Lot 8: South East England; John Baxter & Sons Ltd, W&G Baird Ltd, Hickling & Squires UK Ltd, Belmont Press Ltd, Sterling Press Ltd, Clyde Paper & Print.

 

Lot 9:  South West England; John Baxter & Sons Ltd, W&G Baird Ltd, Hickling & Squires UK Ltd, Belmont Press Ltd, Sterling Press Ltd, Clyde Paper & Print.

 

Lot 10: Northern Ireland; John Baxter & Sons Ltd, W&G Baird Ltd, Belmont Press Ltd, Sterling Press Ltd, Zenith Packaging Ltd, Chapel Press Ltd.

 

Lot 11: Print Management Services - Neutral Vendor; Continuous Dataprint (UK) Ltd t/a CDP, Corporate Document Services Ltd

 

Scope; printing, binding, copying, laminating, lithographic printing, digital printing, wide format printing, prospectus printing, leaflets, booklets, business stationery, postcards, booklets, calendars, labels, banners, posters, binders, wallets, folders, finishing.  The scope also includes the provision of all elements of design work, web2print functionality and the fulfilment and distribution of the in scope goods.  This list is not exhaustive.

 

Benefits of the agreement include:

 

  1. More advantageous pricing based on economies of scale from aggregated spend
  2. Savings can be base lined by comparing prices with the prices you previously paid.
  3. A single exercise to establish the overarching agreement and establish the Terms and Conditions of the Framework.
  4. Reduced administrative effort and associated cost savings.
  5. The development of a longer term relationship with suppliers which is mutually beneficial.
  6. You have the ability to call off from the agreement as and when required rather than needing to undertake a full tender process.
  7. The Framework allows for the flexibility to determine specific requirements at the call off stage.
  8. Framework Agreements support longer term business planning as they span a period of typically four years and allow some stability from market fluctuations.

Thanks to the Tender Working Party Members

 

For more information, including the Buyer’s Guide, please visit the HE Contracts Database.

 

For further information please contact Helen Dodd-Williams, Senior Contract Manager,
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