The framework is an easy, cost effective and quick solution for procuring all requirements for print and digital solutions, whether you’re looking for a straightforward route to buying your multi-functional devices or a long-term strategic partner for transforming your digital infrastructure with the support of Arena product and workflow experts.

Developed by Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) and contract managed by Dukefield Procurement, the framework is designed to provide access to an extensive range of products and services; offering solutions to meet the needs of all education and public sector providers.

Arena has been good for the framework, performing well and helping customers,”

Jon Chamberlain, Group CEO of Dukefield Ltd.

“The framework team and customers alike enjoy working with the team from Arena, from initial consultation through to ongoing support with Arena’s helpdesk and engineering teams,” confirms Jon.

“We’re proud of our success on the framework and recognition of being great people to work with,” confirms Gary Putson, sales director with Arena Group. “Our account managers, friendly, knowledgeable technicians, and expert advisors go beyond keeping customers up and running to become trusted strategic partners. Delivering more productivity, efficiency and cost savings by opening our customers’ eyes to the possibilities that workplace technologies offer remains our passion.”

The framework is designed to be an efficient and effective solution for any size school to obtain their multi-functional devices and any additional associated services. This is the no fuss, no hassle, compliant route that requires minimal paperwork with the option of using just a single page order form.

There is the option to direct award or run a further competition exercise, this is explained in detail in the user guides available from the dedicated framework website. Support is available via the dedicated framework helpdesk team, so you can feel confident that you’re making the right choice for your requirements. The Helpdesk provides technical advice and guidance to assist you with all your necessary requirements.

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