3C listed on the G-Cloud Procurement Framework
Buying our services through G-CLoud
3C Consultants is an approved Crown Commercial Service (CCS) supplier as part of the G-Cloud government cloud procurement framework. It makes it simple for Registered Providers of social housing and publicly funded organisations to purchase Cloud and digital related services we offer. CCS have also accredited 3C as a Digital Outcomes and Solutions supplier
The CCS plays a vital role in helping to protect front-line services by delivering significant and sustainable cost savings through its commercial activity and aggregated procurement arrangements.
Suppliers are carefully evaluated during the tender process with pre-agreed terms and conditions, offering customers sound contractual safeguards. The agreement is fully EU OJEU compliant, saving customers the time and money associated with conducting their own tendering exercises.
Through the competitive tender process and regular benchmarking, CCS ensures customers have access to the most competitive deals. More details can be found on the Government Digital Marketplace website.
Benefits of procuring through G-Cloud:
- OJEU Compliant: The G-Cloud framework is an OJEU compliant route to market. Buyers can be rest assured that the procurement exercise they are conducting is fully EU compliant. To join the G-Cloud 11 framework 3C Consultants have been carefully evaluated during the tender process.
- Save cost: Purchasing using the G-Cloud framework via the Governments Digital Marketplace enables organisations to easily search for services, contact potential suppliers and start working with them in just a matter of days. This provides significant and sustainable cost savings. Procurement via G-Cloud is often said to be at least 50% cheaper than many other standard procurement methods.
- Speed and simplicity to buy: It can be overwhelming trying to buy digital and Cloud services. The sheer volume of offerings and the complexity of the technology, means it can be a time consuming process. With G-Cloud it is possible to buy solutions in no time, ‘compliantly’. G-Cloud is one of the few frameworks that allows Direct Award. What this means is that if you follow the complete buying process, you do not have to offer any tenders out, no RFIs or ITTs! You’re able to award to the supplier who best meets your needs.
- Contractual safeguards: The G-Cloud pre-agreed terms and conditions offer customers sound contractual safeguards.