Experienced, Friendly and Reliable Procurement Experts.

The Dukefield Group have been working with the education sector for over 20 years. We assist Multi-Academy Trusts, Academies and Schools with all areas of procurement within your organisation, offering our wealth of knowledge and experience in a diverse range of purchasing areas.

All four businesses within the Dukefield Group – Dukefield Procurement, Dukefield Foodservice, Dukefield Energy, and Dukefield Print Solutions work in partnership to help you generate generous savings, alongside our additional supporting services.

Dukefield Procurement contract manage a range of fully compliant framework agreements for you to access free of charge. These range from our professional services, technology through to workplace supplies & services. All the frameworks we manage offer you an excellent choice of suppliers. Dukefield Procurement also have a team of CIPs qualified specialists that you can access to support your personal requirements.

Using framework agreements is the easiest way to save time, hassle and ensure you’re procuring your goods and services compliantly Frameworks allow education bodies to choose suppliers that they can work with on a long-term basis which decreases the overall costs and resource efforts involved in procurement. Price certainty is another huge benefit of utilising existing frameworks.

If you’re a Multi-Academy Trust Dukefield Procurement can work with you in a collaborative procurement approach by increasing your buying power and rationalising your supply base. We will ensure that you remain compliant throughout the process and offer advice and guidance every step of the way. We can also help facilitate a dialogue between schools in your area and/or the schools within your Trust. Centralising your purchasing can save you time and money as you can deal with a small number of entrusted strategic suppliers rather than multiple suppliers for each school. If you are considering or are uncertain how to run a tender, then speak with one of our procurement managers about Dukefield Procurement supporting you.

Thinking about taking your catering in-house? With our support and catering contracts you can utilise Dukefield Foodservice’s legally compliant food and non-food frameworks. Our dedicated team offer a wealth of experience within the industry and are available to support you with your entire catering infrastructure. Compliant food contracts offer full traceability and due diligence giving you peace of mind. We also offer various courses online including food safety in multiple languages and these are verified with a recognised industry body. We provide full kitchen audits to ensure good practice and compliancy within the kitchen environment are being adhered to.

You can secure savings on your energy contracts with our experienced team at Dukefield Energy. We have collectively demonstrated huge savings and the best part is that we do all the hard work for you by going out to tender to approved and reliable suppliers. Not only do we manage your energy contract to make sure you are getting the best deal, but we also provide free added-value services such as bill validation, energy usage reporting, supplier & query management supported by your dedicated Account Analyst. As Energy Management becomes increasingly more pertinent, we have a highly skilled team to provide consultancy for behavioural change, carbon net zero planning and bid writing for Salix funding, to name a few.

Dukefield Print Solutions are the experts for when it comes to purchasing your multi-functional devices, photocopiers, associated services and digital transformation solutions. The friendly Help Desk provide invaluable support on a daily basis to offer advice and source preliminary quotes from framework suppliers, without you having to manage the process yourself. You can then review all the quotations and make your order, it really is that simple. Digital Transformation can be a complex area, we simplify the technical jargon to ensure you purchase what you need at the right cost. We regularly receive positive feedback on how easy the Help Desk make the whole process.

Our experts throughout the Dukefield Group offer unlimited advice and guidance on purchasing, support with high-value / complicated contracts as well as managing and negotiating contracts to get the best overall outcome for your organisation. We can save you time, hassle and money, reducing your workload and allowing you to focus on your fundamental activities whilst ensuring that you stay compliant.

Contact us with your requirements so we can start your journey to efficient and cost saving purchasing initiatives.

We can also assist any public sector body in becoming a framework host. This collaborative strategic partnership with any of the Dukefield Group businesses can create revenue for your organisation which can help fund your integral core services. We will manage the full tender process from the outset right up until framework delivery and can provide you with the ideal frameworks to meet your ever-changing needs.

Talk to us today.