About Us

The Procurement Partnership are a private limited company offering a range of procurement solutions and services to the Public Sector. Our products and services maximise the efficiency of our member organisations, drive value for money and meet PCR2015 compliance regulations.

Through our collaborative approach, members are able to obtain fully supported procurement solutions, with the added value of product specific technical expertise to help you scope product and procurement specifications. By blending Public Sector values with Private Sector ethos we can maximise our members purchasing power, not just to save money but also to improve quality.

History

  • 2004 – TPPL was formed by Jim Brennan and his co directors with the objective of enhancing the combined purchasing power of the public sector in the fleet sector
  • 2008 – TPPL collaborated with existing providers of Frameworks, offering the frameworks to it’s membership of circa 180 members
  • 2011 – TPPL established it’s first Framework Agreement in partnership with Procurement for Housing, for vehicle purchase of cars and commercial vehicles up to 12.5t
  • 2012 – James Brennan formally joined TPPL having worked on a consultancy basis for the business since 2006 establishing the back office sales support function
  • 2015 – TPPL established it’s own in house tender team to support it’s 500 members procuring through it’s range of 4 Framework Agreements
  • 2016 – TPPL launch a National Building Materials Framework to supplement the range of Fleet Framework Agreements
  • 2017 – TPPL agree 3 year strategic partnership with the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO), offering it’s Frameworks to NEPO members for fleet products in replacement of the old NEPO Frameworks.
  • 2017 – TPPL launch it’s first vehicle rental Framework Agreement
  • 2018 – TPPL launch it’s first Grounds Maintenance, Plant and handheld tools National Framework Agreement
  • 2019 – TPPL membership numbers exceed 800 organisations eligible to access the growing range of Fleet Framework Agreements, James Brennan appointed as Managing Director
  • 2020 – TPPL and NEPO agree terms to extend their strategic partnership by a further 5 years until 2025 
  • 2021 – TPPL support 85% of all UK Local Authorities with it’s developing range of Framework Agreements
Achieve savings through our collective membership Whether you are procuring 1 or 101 vehicles, benefit from preferential discounts across market leading suppliers.
Public Sector values with Private Sector ethos Combining these principles, we can maximise our members purchasing power, not just to save money but also to improve quality.
Compliant with UK regulations Our solutions enable you to procure in compliance with all statutory regulations in the United Kingdom.

Our people

Throughout our established history we have continued in pursuit of our mission; to deliver the very best procurement solutions to our members. Part of this delivery includes the outstanding level of expert support and guidance, provided by our experienced industry representatives and procurement experts. From the very beginning our people provide you with tehnical advice and guidance to help shape your procurement specification ensuring a compliant, fit for purpose outcome that is delivered at the most competitive cost available. Our advice is transparent and uniquely tailored to provide you with flexibility. Our business utilises fully auditable industry recognised platforms to support your procurements enabling you to remain fully compliant.

Would you like to start saving time and money on your next procurement project?

To find out more about our compliant procurement frameworks, services we offer and how your organisation can benefit from working with us, please get in touch with our team.

Trusted by over 825 public bodies

Bernard McGreevy

Bernard McGreevy

‘I can state that TPPL enabled the procurement of 11 welfare minibuses as required in a professional manner and in the required time scale as well as being on a cost benefit basis’
Bernard McGreevy London Borough of Barnet
Rod Willis

Rod Willis

‘As a local authority, we needed to procure welfare buses through a framework agreement. After contact we decided to use BNES welfare bus framework offered by TPPL. We found Jim Brennan and his team very helpful and the framework easy to use. The performance and professionalism from TPPL was 100% and we would recommend them … Continued
Rod Willis London Borough of Hounslow
John Mellor

John Mellor

‘Firstly may I say thank you for your assistance in this process. I have found it to be very efficient and well managed’
John Mellor Norse Commercial Services
Gary White

Gary White

‘North Yorkshire County Council has now been utilising the services of TPPL for three years. In which time we have both purchased and contract hired many vehicles including welfare buses. The benefits of using their services have been many; we have seen major savings in all elements of our procurement processes, time, costs and environmental … Continued
Gary White North Yorkshire County Council
Bev Thomas

Bev Thomas

‘TPPL provided exceptional advice and support to the Council on a 1:1 basis, through excellent industry knowledge and experience; which enabled the best opportunities through the framework to be identified for the Council’s requirements.’
Bev Thomas Harlow District Council
Chris Wheeler

Chris Wheeler

‘We have undertaken a number of mini tenders via TPPL in recent years. We have found the team supportive in pulling the tender together and excellent at supporting us through the process. The combination of the effective frameworks and support minimises the procurement workload for us as well as achieving what we consider to be … Continued
Chris Wheeler Guildford Borough Council
Carol Bishop

Carol Bishop

‘Once we had decided on our final specification it was such a simple process to use The Framework. The support from TPPL was excellent; the whole process was streamlined and efficient. The overall cost of the vehicles represented excellent value for money. This was the most straightforward tender process I have even been involved with’
Carol Bishop Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes

‘TPPL provide a very user friendly, helpful and efficient service in the procurement of many of our vehicles. They offer specialist knowledge and advice and have secured some very competitive outcomes for us.’
Howard Hughes Watford Borough Council
Carl Nicholson

Carl Nicholson

‘The Team at TPPL helped the west of England council (Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset, and South Gloucester) run a further competition for a share of 100 electric Vehicles as part of a combined effort to convert 25% of the councils’ collective fleet to EV’s by 2020. The support and expertise given … Continued
Carl Nicholson North Somerset Council