Issue - decisions

Hybrid Mail Decision

11/01/2023 - Hybrid Mail Decision

The subject of the decision


The Interim Chief Executive submitted a report which sought member’s approval of a contract for Hybrid Mail Services.


Councillor M Johnson moved the recommendation as per the report; this was seconded by Councillor M Fitzgerald. The motion was unanimously agreed.


Alternative options considered


Not to approve the contract.


The reason for the decision


For approval of a joint procurement award bringing together Carlisle City Council, Copeland Borough Council and Allerdale Borough Council’s requirements ahead of the transition to Cumberland Council.

Hybrid Mail involves transforming digital data into a physical letter at distribution print centres then posted to a final address, ensuring safer and secure post and reducing overheads, paper and print costs.


The decision




That the recommended contract for Hybrid Mail Services with DHL be approved.