Education Scotland - printers, printing devices, associated contracts: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

You asked for information regarding the organisations’ printers/printing devices/associated contracts.


Q1. Companies awarded?

a. Photocopiers/MFDs – Ricoh UK
b. Printers – nil
c. Print room / reprographics – nil

Q2. Length of contract/s and end dates?

a. Photocopiers/MFDs – Contract length 5 years. Contract end date 8th January 2022
b. Printers – nil
c. Print room / reprographics – nil

Q3. Number of devices?

a. Photocopiers/MFDs – 7
b. Printers – nil
c. Print room / reprographics – nil

Q4. Annual print/copy volume

a. Photocopiers/MFDs – 1,506,904 (average)
b. Printers – nil
c. Print room / reprographics – nil

Q5. Annual spend?

a. Photocopiers/MFDs – £29,272.71 (ex VAT)
b. Printers – nil
c. Print room / reprographics – nil

Q6. Details on how these were procured. i.e. By Framework a. Procurement method b. If Framework, please state which one.

Procured via Scottish Government Office equipment framework.

Q7. Do you have any print management software? If so, which software?


Q8. Do they supply you with any scanning software (additional to the software native to the device)? 


Q9. What Document Management solution/s do you currently use within your organization?

Objective – procured by the Scottish Government. As an agency of the Scottish Government, Education Scotland access and stores documents on the Scottish Government system.

Q10. Who are the procurement & business/IT contacts within your organization responsible for the decision on MFD's and the contract(s)? What is their job title, and their contact telephone & email details?

Procurement – Procurement, Grants & Travel Manager by email:
IT – Head of Corporate Digital Services by email:

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