Category Information

Communication
The Communication category includes all communication that supports the communications needs of central and local government, the health sector and organisations across the public sector.

Construction
The Construction category includes arrangements that will be available to both central government and wider public sector customers in the following areas:

  • Signage and wayfinding;
  • White goods;
  • Project management and full design team services;
  • Building materials;
  • Personal protective equipment;
  • New build specialists including laboratories, high risk environments, animal housing and clinical; and
  • Specialist waste services – chemical, animal and radioactive.

Energy
The Energy category includes the purchase and management of electricity, gas and liquid fuels.

FacilitiesManagement & Property
The Facilities Management & Property category includes a wide range of products and services ranging from facilities management (FM) and estates professional services, through to furniture, laundry and commercial catering equipment & refrigeration.

Fleet
The Fleet category includes the purchase and lease of a wide range of vehicles from passenger vehicles and motorcycles through car derived vans and light commercial vehicles, up to heavy and specialist commercial vehicles 7.5 tonnes and above. Additional services include vehicle conversions, fleet management and maintenance services and the supply and fit of tyres.

Technology
The Technology category includes Technology commodities and supporting services in hardware, software, telecoms and networks, cloud and services and software licensing.

Office Solution
The Office Solutions category includes the provision of office supplies, multi-functional devices (MFDs), postal & courier services and document management. Print services, printing papers & envelopes and digital asset management are covered under the Print category.

Print
The Print category includes the print, print management and printing paper & envelopes.

Professional Services
The Professional Services category covers management consultancy, temporary staff (including temporary clinical staff designed to meet the needs of organisations with specific health requirements), learning & development, legal services and face to face interpretation services.

Travel
The Travel category covers the booking of local and international business travel, including air, rail, hotels and meetings & events, via Travel Management Companies (TMCs).