New print management supplier

August 27th, 2020

Following a competitive tender process, Corporate Document Services (CDS) has been selected as the University’s print management partner, effective immediately.

Why has this change been made?
The current print framework officially expired at the end of 2019, so a competitive process was undertaken to put suitable arrangements in place for 2020 onwards and to ensure best quality and value for the University.

What type of print will this affect?
All externally purchased print to include marketing print, stationery and bulk copying. It will not include internal photocopying machines.

What will happen now?
We have worked with CDS to finalise contracts, complete the finance set-up and establish ordering processes. The main contact email address will be
Information has been updated on Workspace. We have worked with CDS to help them understand the University’s print priorities and wider strategy to include sustainability and digital ambitions.

What do I need to do?
Any new print orders will now need to be ordered through CDS, effective immediately. If a purchase order had been raised before Saturday 1 August 2020 with a previous printer, you can complete print jobs already underway – but these suppliers will shortly be removed from Agresso for new purchase orders.

Introducing our new print management partner
Take a few minutes to familiarise yourself with CDS. Please contact the Procurement Team if you would like to arrange a meeting with CDS to discuss your upcoming requirements.

Who do I contact with queries?

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