Dear West Sussex County Council,

Please can you assist me through the Freedom of Information in providing the following information please:

1. Please state the number of printers currently within the organization, including MFD´s & photocopiers.
2. What percentage of your fleet is in colour vs mono?
3. In terms of useage, what is your monthly page volumes?
4. Who are the main manufacturers for the printers (hardware)?
5. Who are the main supplier(s) of print consumables (Toner, spares, etc)?
6. Who is your preferred channel partner, if any?
7. What is the approximate spend on printers and consumables during the last year?
8. What is the length of the MFD contract(s)?
9. What are the start and end dates for the managed print contract in your organization (if applicable)?
10. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this service?
11. The named person and their role in your organization is in charge of the procurement for printing and any managed print contracts.

Yours faithfully,

R Malhotra

Freedom of Information Act, West Sussex County Council

Dear Mr Malhortra ,

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Yours sincerely,

Kerry Rickman

Freedom Of Information, Communities Directorate | West Sussex County Council | Location: County Hall, Chichester PO19 1RQ | E-mail: [email address]

BSD FOI, West Sussex County Council

Dear Mr Malhotra
 
Our Ref: WSCC$1059159 - 955661 - DL - RM - IT
 
I refer to your request dated 6^th October 2017, which has been dealt with
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
 
Your request was for:
 
1.      Please state the number of printers currently within the
organisation, including MFD´s & photocopiers.
2.      What percentage of your fleet is in colour vs mono?
3.      In terms of useage, what is your monthly page volumes?
4.      Who are the main manufacturers for the printers (hardware)?
5.      Who are the main supplier(s) of print consumables (toner, spares,
etc)?
6.      Who is your preferred channel partner, if any?
7.      What is the approximate spend on printers and consumables during
the last year?
8.      What is the length of the MFD contract(s)?
9.      What are the start and end dates for the managed print contract in
your organisation (if applicable)?
10.     Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this
service?
11.     The named person, and their role in your organisation, who is in
charge of the procurement for printing and any managed print contracts.
 
We have now completed a search for the information which you requested and
I confirm the Authority holds information relevant to the request.
 
Please see answers below corresponding with the numbers on your request.
 
1.      Please state the number of printers currently within the
organisation, including MFD´s & photocopiers. Circa 570
2.      What percentage of your fleet is in colour vs mono? 20%
3.      In terms of useage, what is your monthly page volumes? Circa
2,100,000
4.      Who are the main manufacturers for the printers (hardware)?
Sharp, Kyocera and Xerox
5.      Who are the main supplier(s) of print consumables (toner, spares,
etc)? CDIS and Xerox
6.      Who is your preferred channel partner, if any? CDIS and Xerox
7.      What is the approximate spend on printers and consumables during
the last year? £600,000       
8.      What is the length of the MFD contract(s)? CDIS -22 quarters,
Xerox 20 quarters
9.      What are the start and end dates for the managed print contract in
your organisation (if applicable)? CDIS – Started December 2012 ends
June 2018. Xerox - Started September 2015 – ends September 2020
10.     Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this
service? CDIS - Under existing IT outsource contract through Capita
Business Services, Xerox through CCS Framework
11.     The named person, and their role in your organisation, who is in
charge of the procurement for printing and any managed print contracts.
IT Service Operations Manager
 
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