PFA invites tenders for organisations to participate in a 48 month Framework Agreement for the supply of back-office/indirect goods and associated services. The Agreement will be accessible by members of PFA and TPPL. The Agreement may also be used by all Registered Providers of Social Housing, Local Authorities and other contracting authorities that are located in the United Kingdom, including those listed in Schedule 1 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015/102.
The Agreement will be available to all current and future members of TPPL's buying club. A list of members of TPPL can be obtained from http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/
The Agreement is also available to all current and future members of Procurement For All (‘PFA’), a public sector consortium with a list of members available from:
Office supplies, including but not limited to all stationery, postroom items, printer cartridges, toners, business technology, writable data media, furniture, and all other general office supplies.
Workwear and Personal Protection Equipment, including but not limited to workwear, casual workwear, careerwear, food industry workwear, weatherwear, footwear, gloves, breathing apparatus, eye/face protection, head protection, hearing protection, respiratory protection and hazard protection. This Lot also covers all appropriate and relevant workplace/factory safety equipment and signage, e.g. environmental control, fire protection, materials handling and spill containment.
Cleaning, Catering and Hygiene, including but not limited to hot/cold beverages, drinks machines, milk/sugar, water, condiments, biscuits/confectionery catering essentials, washing-up products, all-purpose cleaners, disinfectants, floor cleaners, cleaning machines/equipment, cleaning tools, washroom systems and laundry supplies.
Business Solutions, including the supply of all products available within Lots 1, 2 and 3. The purpose of Lot 4 is the provision of a one-stop service for the provision of back-office and other indirect goods and associated services. The solution provided to Customers is to include analysis and audit of their existing transactions and processes for the aim of identifying opportunities for increased efficiency, supplier rationalisation and cost reduction using the successful Supplier's comprehensive supply-chain. This Lot may also incorporate innovative solutions, including but not limited open-book/return-on-sales and all-inclusive managed services.