Last month we held a webinar talking through our multifunctional devices (MFDs) framework and have pulled together some of the FAQs below, as a handy guide for you. Below is a transcript from the webinar and the video will be coming soon.
- How to prepare for running a further competition on RM3781
Before running a further competition you should have accurate and up-to date information regarding your print infrastructure, to ensure suppliers can understand your current situation and accurately respond to the invitation to tender. As a minimum this should include...
- Top tips for an easier print process
You know you want a multi-functional device and now need to prepare your tender documents (for RM3781). Here are some top tips from Andy Haynes at Konica which may help.
- Preparing your print quotation requests
When direct awarding on the RM3781 framework, the easiest route would be to re-establish price. This blog helps you for preparing print quotation requests for lot 2 of our RM3781 framework, to be able to direct award.
- Total cost of ownership when procuring printers
When procuring a printer, something to consider is the total cost of ownership (TCO). TCO is the sum of all costs that occur when purchasing your printer. But why is it important?
- Leeds City Council - Canon
Delivering critical support services for 700,000 citizens, Leeds City Council is the second largest Metropolitan authority in Great Britain – and it wants to be seen as the best. It is a vision that drives the Council, from the quality of services it provides to the way they are delivered. In an era of austerity and cuts to public sector spending, it’s a challenging goal to achieve.
- Leicester College
Leicester College were looking to replace a fleet of MFDs as they were approaching the end of their current agreement. Print management software was already in place and owned by the college, so a hardware only upgrade of over 60 multifunctional devices was required. Lot 1 of the RM3781 framework was chosen as the best route to market for the college to achieve the best value for them.