Buyer Profile – Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO)

Twitter: @easternshires

About ESPO: ESPO is a public sector owned professional buying organisation (PBO), providing a wide range of goods and services to the public sector. Originally established in 1981, ESPO is now one of the country’s largest PBOs, managed by six member authority councils: Leicestershire County Council, Lincolnshire County Council, Cambridgeshire County Council, Norfolk County Council, Warwickshire County Council, and Peterborough City Council.

ESPO offer a comprehensive selection of over 25,000 catalogue products, 120 frameworks and bespoke procurement services, and offers buyers free support and advice available from their expert teams. From their head office and distribution centre based in Leicester, ESPO service over 20,000 public sector customers across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. These customers come from all areas of the public sector including:

• Education
• Local Authority and Government
• NHS and Emergency Services
• Wider Public Sector

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