The framework agreement between the NHS Supply Chain and successful suppliers reserves the right to acquire the same supplies and/or services from suppliers who have not been appointed at their discretion in the framework agreement. If you have any questions about our framework agreements, including inclusion in an NHS SBS framework provider, please visit our FAQs Framework. The trust can access framework agreements available to the public sector through a number of procurement consortia, which is also known as central purchasing centres. Examples of procurement consortia are: The Vehicle Fleet Management framework allows governments to purchase vehicles and services. This framework can save money and generate potential revenue. In order to provide our clients and suppliers with the best possible service during the COVID-19 pandemic and to support compliance with the firm`s purchasing policy advisories, we have reviewed many of our framework agreements and, where appropriate, made changes. Visit the NHS SBS Framework Agreements – COVID-19 Update The rigid facility management framework includes 83 different suppliers in 50 different lots, covering everything from building management systems and moving services; Fire protection equipment and training Electronic equipment and electrical components, for the maintenance of catering equipment, measurable futures contracts and a fully managed service element. This framework offers a potential savings of 5 to 10%. Our framework agreements aim to ensure price competitiveness, stimulate economies and improve efficiency. Customers have the opportunity to opt out of a framework or organize a mini-contest, which allows for greater flexibility. Executives offer a market-compliant path that creates trust, a wide range of suppliers and excellent geographic coverage. Frames are easy to access and use. Specialist category teams are able to provide additional support if you need help developing specifications, organizing mini-contests and analyzing data to identify cost savings opportunities.
No matter what purchase support you need, we have flexible options for you. Inventory Management and the Wholesale-Based Services Framework have many advantages, including reducing inventory, strengthening inventory management through better use and improving order efficiency through the transition to JIT. This framework offers a potential savings of 5 to 15%. The “Measured Terms Contract and Minor Works” (Hard FM) framework includes work, including: reactive painting and decoration; Mechanical maintenance, electrical work and building maintenance. This framework offers potential savings of 5-10%. If the trust does not have access to framework agreements concluded by central purchasing centres for high value requirements (beyond EU thresholds), it advertises the provision of tanker cards to public authorities via an electronic electronic aircraft carrier system called Delta E Sourcing The Fuel Cards (Lot 3 Fleet Vehicle Vehicle Solutions: Vehicle Fleet Management, Vehicle Fleet Lease / Hire and Fuel Cards).