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New Paper - Print and Specialist Agreement

New Paper - Print and Specialist Agreement

Members can now access the new Paper - Pring and Specialist Agreement. The agreement will run from 01 January 2018 until 31 December 2019 - with the option to extend for up to two additional years until 31 December 2021, subject to supplier performance. Suppliers on the framework include: Antalis Ltd, Clyde Paper & Print, Ebb Paper, Paper4Print Ltd, Premier Paper Group Ltd, Springfield Business Papers and WL Coller Ltd.

 

Benefits of the agreement include:

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

 For more information, please visit the HE Contracts Database.