Postal goods and services

Postal goods and services

Framework RM1063
Status: Active

Crown Commercial Service (CCS), ESPO and YPO have collaborated during the procurement process and worked with the wider public sector to provide customers with a quick and easy route for buying postal goods and services.

This framework has 7 lots and can be used by the wider public sector for the provision of postal goods and services.


This framework agreement has been established through a collaborative procurement exercise undertaken by CCS (Crown Commercial Service), ESPO and YPO.  The framework includes the provisions for collection and delivery of physical mail, hybrid mail solutions (on-site and off-site) (also known as ‘print to post' / ‘desktop mail services'), international mail services, franking machines and mail room equipment and inbound mail solutions.

An all encompassing postal services framework covering the following lots:

  • Lot 1 - Collection and delivery; bulk, standard and secure mailings.
  • Lot 2 - On-site hybrid mail solutions; printing on-site and delivery of mail.
  • Lot 3 - Off-site hybrid mail solutions; printing, addressing and enveloping off-site and delivery of mail.
  • Lot 4 - International mail services; global delivery service available including; bulk, standard and secure mailings.
  • Lot 5 - Franking machines and mail room equipment; buy or lease equipment and consumables including franking machines, folder inserters, letter openers and address systems.
  • Lot 6 - On-site inbound mail solutions; mail can be delivered pre-sorted, numbered, digitised, opened and screened.
  • Lot 7 - Off-site inbound mail solutions; mail can be opened scanned and digitised off-site before being distributed, also includes archiving, destruction, indexing and screening services.

The framework is available for use nationally by any public sector body in the UK including, but not limited to…

  • Schools & Academies
  • Local Authority Establishments
  • Police & Emergency Services
  • NHS & HSC Bodies
  • Central Government Departments & their agencies
  • Registered Charities

What are the benefits of using this framework?

  • Quick & easy to use - This framework is already EU/UK Compliant - we’ve already done the procurement work, so there’s no need to run a full EU tender.
  • Suppliers listed on the framework were assessed during the procurement process for their financial stability, track record, experience and technical & professional ability, before being awarded a place on the framework.
  • It’s free - You will not be charged for using this framework.
  • Pre-agreed conditions - No need to worry about what terms & conditions to use, they’ve been pre-agreed under the framework and underpin all orders.
  • True collaborative procurement process conducted by CCS, YPO and ESPORequirement fully scoped with a wide range of stakeholders across the public sector
  • Full market engagement and testing across the supply market
  • A one-stop-shop for all postal goods and services; developed by the public sector, for the public sector
  • A toolkit will be available to assist you with further competitions
  • Easy to follow user guidance on how to access this agreement and the services / goods available
  • Sound contractual safeguards are in place as a result of pre-determined terms and conditions
  • Competitive rates and discounts are available
  • Choice of reputable / proficient suppliers
  • Pre-determined service levels and service credits


Please refer to the  Supplier list document shown in the 'Downloads' tab below

Please login or register to download the following:

  • Confirmation of Award
  • Contact list
  • Guidance Notes
  • Customer Access Agreement
  • Statement of requirements
  • User guidance - direct award & further competition
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Postal goods and services

Key facts


Start date
17 Feb 2015

End date
16 Feb 2019

Up to

OJEU Contract notice
2014/S 139-249892

OJEU award notice


Last updated
08 Nov 2018

This framework is available for use nationally

Further help

Louis Blake
0116 294 4072

Quote reference
Framework RM1063

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