Granby accepted onto KCS Procurement Services framework
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been accepted onto the Courier Services & Specialist Logistics framework for KCS Procurement Services.
LOT 1 of this framework covers collection and delivery services within the UK for documents and parcels, including:
- Same day delivery
- Next day delivery
- Time critical delivery
- Dedicated delivery
- Overnight delivery
- Delivery of high value goods
- Secure delivery service for confidential documents
- Delivery of electronic goods (like laptops and mobiles)
- Transportation of exam papers and related documents
- Secure storage facility
- Full managed service
Products and services to education and the public sector
KCS aims to create a “national, user friendly, time and cost-effective framework agreement for the supply of Courier Services and Specialist Logistics”. It acts for and on behalf of Kent County Council, which is a Public Buying Organisation.
Part of Commercial Services Group, KCS is one of the largest, local authority owned, trading organisations of its kind in the UK. In its 70-year history, it has become one of the leading suppliers of products and services to the education and public sector.
Managing Director Joanne Kimber said: “As an experienced third party logistics company that has worked extensively with the public sector, it’s great that we’ve joined the KCS framework. We bring a lot to the table – first-class logistics services paired with skilled teams.
“Working with Granby also has the added bonus that we have an active Social Value policy in place, plus ISO accreditations and Cyber Essentials Plus. Organisations in education and the public sector need the reassurance of having these in place.”
“We bring a lot to the table – first-class logistics services paired with skilled teams. Working with Granby also has the added bonus that we have an active Social Value policy in place.”
An accredited 3PL partner
Granby’s ISO standards are:
- ISO 27001 Data Security
- ISO 14001 Environment Management Systems
- ISO 22301 Business Continuity
- ISO 9001 Quality Management
- ISO 13485 Medical Devices
We’re also BRCGS Storage and Distribution certified and a member of the UK Warehousing Association.