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