Neopost Limited Secures Major National Framework Agreement from Crown Commercial Service
Neopost Limited, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of mailing solutions, announced today, that after a competitive tendering process via OJEU procurement procedures it has been selected as an approved supplier for the Crown Commercial Service’s Postal Goods and Services Framework Agreement.
The Crown Commercial Service brings together policy, advice and direct procurement; providing commercial services to central government and the whole of the wider public sector, whilst delivering savings to tax payers.
The Framework Agreement, worth upwards of £100m per annum, has been awarded for an initial period of three years, with an option to extend for a further 12 months. This new agreement (reference RM1063) offers customers significant savings in cost and efficiencies and offers a fully compliant procurement route. The benefits that can be derived from the agreement are fully aligned with the need to increase procurement efficiencies whilst protecting the public purse. As well as supporting the effective procurement of traditional goods and services, the scope of the Framework Agreement also covers the changing needs of customers in an increasingly digital economy.
The Framework Agreement itself is split into a number of different Lots, encompassing postal carrier services; postal equipment and digital services. These Lots encompass both inbound and outbound communications. Neopost has been successful in winning awards for Lots 2, 3 ,5 & 7.
In winning such a number of awards under the Framework Agreement, Neopost sees a great endorsement of the Company’s wider capabilities by Crown Commercial Service. Paul Goodbrand, Director – Public Sector Strategy at Neopost commented “under the auspices of agreement RM1063, Neopost looks forward to assisting central government and the wider public sector, in meeting requirements for traditional mail products and services, whilst providing advice and insight into migrating to the delivery of more digital processes and services in the future.”
Under the terms of the agreement, appropriate organisations can benefit by accessing Neopost’s extensive range of communications solutions at a competitive rate. The agreement truly provides best value to the public sector. By accessing goods and services through a pre-tendered price point, public sector organisations can avoid the need for expensive procurement processes, whilst protecting public money.
In addition to a wide range of hardware and software solutions, customers can call upon Neopost to provide assistance in introducing sustainable improvements in their mailing and general communications processes.
All organisations, regardless of mail volume, can benefit from Neopost’s expertise in meeting their requirements. Whatever the organisation’s communication strategy; traditional post, digital, cross-media, centralisation or remote Neopost solutions can provide increased efficiencies.