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Collaborative Contracts

Why Glasgow Collaborates

We make the most of opportunities for partnership, collaboration, joint working and shared services. By supporting partnerships and collaborative working we can combine efforts and create opportunities for:

  • greater innovative procurement
  • stakeholder development
  • reduce doubling up of services
  • provide cost savings
  • connect with other procurement teams to achieve our procurement targets in cost effective and innovative ways

Who Glasgow Collaborates With

Scotland Excel

Scotland Excel is the Centre of Procurement Expertise for Scotland's local government sector.  It develops and manages collaborative contracts on behalf of its members.  Glasgow, as a fully-fledged member, utilises the following Scotland Excel contracts and frameworks:

Scotland Excel
Books, Publications, NewspapersWashroom ServicesClothing & PPEConstruction & Trades
Construction ConsultancyDemolition & DismantlingDomestic AppliancesElectrical
Food & WaterPhotographic & Audio Visual EquipmentPlant EquipmentRecruitment & HR
Refuse & WasteRoad Materials, Other Stone & AggregatesSecurity & SafetySigns
Street Road LightingTeaching Suppliers (Core)Tools & EquipmentVehicles

Correct at March 2018.

For more information on Scotland Excel, please click on the following link.

Scottish Procurement

Scottish Procurement (part of the Scottish Government) is responsible for developing and advising on a range of procurement activity, including implementing policy and setting up contracts and framework agreements for itself and the wider public sector in Scotland.

Glasgow currently utilises the following Scottish Procurement frameworks:

Scottish Procurement
AdvertisingElectricalMarketing & Promotion
Print & ReprographicsRecruitment & HRSecurity & Safety
Stationery & Computer ConsumablesUtilities & Fuel 

Correct at March 2018.

For more information on Scottish Procurement, please click on the following link.

Crown Commercial Service

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is an executive agency of the Cabinet Office.  It provides procurement savings for the UK public sector through the delivery of centralised procurement for government departments.

Glasgow utilises the following CCS frameworks:

Crown Commercial Service
Purchasing Cards             Professional Services          

Correct at March 2018.

For more information on CCS, please click on the following link.


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Last modified on 01 May 2024

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