As part of our new tender the council is looking to find service providers that can provide suitable solutions to its print requirements.

1- Managed Print (Multifunction devices); we are looking for a service provider that can offer a competitive and suitable solution for our the following requirements:
o Follow You Printing/Pull Printing and Push Printing currently available and in use.
o Mobile Printing.
o Public Wi-Fi/Cloud Printing.
o Printer driver to default to Mono with Duplex.
o A3/A4.
o Colour/B&W.
o Capability to process large print jobs such as full-page colour.
o Duplex printing.
o Copying.
o Public Copying.
o Scanning (scan to email and scan to folder).
o Public Scanning.
o Finishing (stapling, hole punching, booklet making and collating).
o Mix of desktop & floor standing devices.
Their solution should also be suitable for all services including Libraries and Registrars.
Annual budget for this contract: ?360,000

2- Print management (Corporate Print) Service
This contract is to buy the council’s print at the best market price on any given day, based on best value for money and to meet clients requirements and deadlines. service provider should deliver best value print buying for every print job that the council requires.
The contract covers all the council’s printing requirements from publicity and promotional material to corporate stationery and printed forms
Annual budget for this contract: ?300,000

This tender process will have 2 lots:
o Lot 1 Managed Print Service (Multifunction Devices)
o Lot 2 Print Management (Corporate Print) Service
Bidders are encouraged to bid for more than one lot.