Profile coming soonStand: 22 ScotRail Business Travel looks after your travel needs, so you can get on with what you do best. Exclusively for businesses and organisations ScotRail Business Travel is a free service that makes arranging travel easy. You’ll have a dedicated account manager to help you every step of the way, to make sure you get the best value for your budget and save you time.
APUC (Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges) Limited is the procurement centre of expertise for Scotland’s 62 universities and colleges. It is a private limited company, owned by its client institutions and established in response to the McClelland Report: Review of Public Procurement in Scotland, which made recommendations for public procurement reform.
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Profile coming soonStand: 46 Capital Document Solutions, Scotland’s award-winning, independent office equipment supplier, offers an extensive choice of world-class products and network print/document solutions backed by superb after-sales servicing. To see our product range (including Ricoh, Konica Minolta, HP and Laserfiche) contact our Edinburgh head office on 0800 844 744 or visit www.capital-solutions.co.uk
CIPS is the premier global organisation serving the procurement and supply profession, with a community of 118,000 in over 150 countries. Dedicated to promoting best practice, CIPS provides a wide range of services for the benefit of members and the wider business community.
We’re one of the biggest public procurement organisations in Europe. We help organisations across the whole of the public sector find the right commercial solutions covering everything from locum doctors to police cars. Our customers include NHS, local authorities, police forces, schools, colleges, government departments and charities across the UK.
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Lucion Services are a national, UKAS accredited provider of occupational and safety hazard management.
From Asbestos in soils testing through to CDM consultancy, our highly trained teams ensure you receive the specialist advice and support required for projects across all parts of the built, natural and marine environments.Stand: 66
Among 7,500 stocked products, 16 product categories from Catering & Hygiene, Personal Protective Equipment, Office & IT Products, Packaging and Personalised Products, Lyreco offer a comprehensive range of products and services to enable you to get everything you need from your workplace supplier and help achieve your objectives.Stand: 35
NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) provides national strategic support services and expert advice to NHSScotland in order to ‘support Scotland’s health’.
NSS National Procurement provides a single procurement service for NHSScotland, using years of experience in procurement in order to achieve the best results for customers and deliver maximum savings.
OMW Supplies is authorised distributor of Courty® multi-sport surface.
Courty is using a modern technology and their structure allows for receiving any overloads acting on the musculoskeletal system of players, thus damping the loads both in a vertical and horizontal axis. It is the unique solutions on a global scale.Stand: 29
Park Place Technologies is a leading provider of data centre hardware maintenance. Founded in 1991, Park Place Technologies provides an alternative to OEM post-warranty storage, server and networking hardware maintenance for IT data centres, with 24/7 access to a global contact centre and support from the industry’s most advanced engineers.
Serving more than 11,000 end-user customers – including all tier-one OEMs and businesses ranging from government, higher education, and healthcare institutions to cloud service providers, SMB and Fortune 500 companies – Park Place Technologies’ services are spread across 30,000 data centres in more than 100 countries.
Park Place’s latest innovation is ParkView, a revolutionary remote service that proactively detects hardware faults 24/7.Stand: TBC
Quorum Cyber are specialists in ‘right size’ cyber security solutions and operations.
We provide a range of Consulting Services, Resourcing, and ‘Big Red Button’, our brand of in-house built, innovative, simple Managed Security Services, created for the next generation of cyber-attacks. Our services are tailored to meet the unique challenges of the public sector.Stand: 58
Scotland Excel is the Centre of Procurement Expertise for the local government sector. Established in 2008, we are a leading public sector shared service offering a portfolio of collaborative contracts, an award-winning learning and development programme, and a range of consultancy and improvement services.
At Scotland Excel we are leaders of change. Over the past seven years, our contract portfolio has grown to c. £700m and we have helped to raise the profile of procurement by championing its potential to shape markets, support policy priorities and, ultimately, ensure the sustainable delivery of the services that every community needs.
Our new strategy will capitalise on our strengths and seek innovative ways to help our members respond to the unprecedented challenges facing the sector. Our ambition is to become their ‘partner of choice’ for a range of shared services which deliver efficiency benefits and help members realise their procurement and commercial potential.
The public sector spends over £11 billion a year on goods and services across the public sector. This provides an excellent platform to work with the public, private and third sectors to “deliver procurement that improves public services for a prosperous, fairer and more sustainable Scotland.”
Public procurement is a key partner and enabler to deliver Scotland’s economic strategy. We invest in our people, infrastructure and assets in a sustainable way, encourage innovation, and promote inclusive growth
Legislation has re-enforced the principles of the Scottish Model of Procurement. It maintains the ethos of the public procurement reform programme – business friendly, socially responsible procurement that delivers better outcomes for Scotland.
Our public procurement contracts are amongst the most accessible in the world for micro, small and medium size organisations. We are providing opportunities for Scotland’s small and medium sized enterprises and third sector organisations to benefit through public sector business both domestically and in other countries.
If you want to work with the public sector, the Supplier Development Programme (SDP) can help. We offer free tender training and support to SME’s and the third sector to help unravel the tender process, improve your bids and win valuable public sector contracts. Visit sdpscotland.co.uk for more information