05/04/2022: Royal mail price increases came into effect on 4 April 2022. This has increased the price of 1st class stamps by 10p (12%) to 95p and 2nd class stamps by 2p (3%) to 68p.
Take a look at our recent news article to find out how our RM6017 agreement can help you
04/10/2021: DHL Parcel UK Ltd have notified us of their intention to sell their Hybrid Mail (lot 7) services to another party and then appoint this other party as a key subcontractor to DHL Parcel UK Ltd.
CCS supports this position and while DHL Parcel UK Ltd work through the sale, their position on lot 7 is temporarily paused.
This applies to lot 7 only and DHL Parcel UK Ltd remains as a supplier on lots 3 and 4.
15/09/2021: All suppliers are currently ‘live’ and we have now removed the Supplier matrix document.
01/07/2021 – Royal Mail have announced the decertification of standard franking machines.
From 1 January 2023, Royal Mail will no longer accept mail franked from standard franking machines. Royal Mail are moving to the Mailmark 2D barcode technology. Customers will need a Mailmark machine from 1 January 2023 or mail will be returned to the sender undelivered.
All franking machines supplied under RM6017 are Mailmark compliant.
For more information, read the Decertification of Standard Franking Machines.
26/03/2020 – Update – We have made some suppliers on this agreement ‘provisionally live’ so you can procure the goods and services you need urgently.
These suppliers have shown evidence of:
- Professional Indemnity
- Employers (and where relevant Product) Liability Insurance
They may not have provided Public Liability Insurance at this time or have not demonstrated compliance to either ISO9001, ISO27001 for either themselves and/or their key subcontractor(s).
We recommend that any call-off’s you sign with ‘provisionally live’ suppliers should be for no later than 31 December 2020. These suppliers know this is not a permanent change to our compliance requirements and that ISO9001 or ISO27001 may still form part of your requirements at the point of call-off.