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?
- City of London - Konica Minolta
The City of London Corporation was relying on an ageing fleet of multifunctional devices (MFDs) and printers across its diverse portfolio of facilities, from the Guildhall headquarters
and Barbican property estate, to schools and the Heathrow Animal Reception Centre.
- 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.
- York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation - Ricoh
In March 2018, York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust tendered through the CCS/YPO/ESPO collaborative Agreement RM3781 framework for a Managed Print Service. The tender was awarded to Ricoh UK via the YPO E-tendering portal and was supported by the category team based not only on price, but the innovative approach to solutions, the breadth of process efficiencies that could be provided and the confidence in the solution being effective and reliable.