Office Supplies for the Wider Public Sector

Stationery, paper, small office machines, electronic office consumables, janitorial products and personal protective equipment for the wider public sector.

Updates

06/08/2019 – Update – The PIN for Office Supplies RM6059 (the replacement framework) is available to view via this link.

 

Description

This single-lot agreement for buying office supplies, janitorial products and personal protective equipment. It is available for the wider public sector only.

Benefits

  • Product list chosen for the wider public sector
  • Scope to aggregate requirements with those of other organisations
  • Opportunity to make further savings with an eAuction;
  • Range of delivery options;
  • Flexibility in price and service; and
  • Meets the Government Buying Standards and the Greening Government Commitment.

Products and suppliers

There are 6 suppliers on this framework

Lot 1: Office Supplies for the Wider Public Sector
Office stationery items such as pens, pencils, office paper, filing & presentation items, PPR, Health & Safety items, janitorial products, catering supplies, ink & toner cartridges, desktop printers, shredders, labelling machines and laminators.

Expires:

6 suppliers

How to buy

There are three ways to buy off this agreement:

1. Direct award
Use direct award for small ad hoc orders.

  • Develop a clear statement of requirements
  • Make sure your statement of requirements are within the scope of the Call Off Agreement Schedule 2 (Goods) – see the attached documents.
  • Check that the agreement and call off terms do not need amendment.

2. Further competition
Use further competition for larger contracts.

  • Invite all suppliers to make their best offer for your requirements.
  • The supplier offering the most economically advantageous tender wins.

Read the customer guidance document (attachment) or contact officesupplies@crowncommercial.gov.uk if you need advice on running a further competition.

3. eAuction
An eAuction allows you to combine (aggregate) your requirement with other public sector organisations or compete your own purchases as part of a further competition. It is recommended that you agree a standardised service and product list when combining your requirements with other organisations.

To take part in an eAuction, contact
officesupplies@crowncommercial.gov.uk.

Prices
Details of the maximum prices suppliers will charge you under the agreement are available by contacting info@crowncommercial.gov.uk and quoting “RM3703 pricing” in the subject heading.

Using CCS eSourcing tool

Updating us 
When you sign any call off contract under this agreement, you must notify us. Email  officesupplies@crowncommercial.gov.uk. Include:

  • Who you have bought from
  • Value of the contract with the supplier
  • Estimated savings compared to what you were paying or would have paid
  • Start date, end date and any option to extend the contract.