Supporting Education

Education Procurement Transformation

Partnering with Crescent Purchasing Consortium and Tenet Education Services Limited to deliver procurement solutions, process efficiencies and savings. The marketplace currently supports nearly 400 registered Further Education and thousands of Schools and Academies.

  • Takes too long and generates too much paper
  • Staff lack support for complex procurement issues
  • Solutions are not user friendly or intuitive
  • Allow deviation from legal processes
  • No register of current and historical contracts
  • Difficult to manage supplier and contract performance, including KPIs
  • A simple and intuitive approach
  • Fully trained and experienced support team
  • Single Supplier marketplace with free registration
  • Free access to CPC frameworks
  • Fast and easy setup
  • Supplier and contract management

Crescent Purchasing Consortium

Pat Condon, Contracting & Compliance Manager at Crescent Purchasing Consortium considers EVOLVE Education solution a key easy-to-use tool for the Education sector.

“CPC is an innovative purchasing consortium always looking to provide best value frameworks that can be accessed easily by our members. In selecting the EVOLVE Education solution from ELCOM, we believe that members will love the ease of use and the significant benefits that EVOLVE Education brings in comparison to other providers in the marketplace.  ELCOM has proven their willingness with CPC to engage in developing customer-focused solutions and we very much look forward to the innovations that our partnership will bring for our members.”


Tenet Education Services Limited

Darren Lowe, Managing Director at Tenet Education Services Limited highlights that EVOLVE Educations is the perfect combination of a user-friendly approach without sacrificing software capabilities.

“Tenet Education Services Ltd has been users of EVOLVE Education for a number of years. EVOLVE was chosen because of the user-friendliness and the additional functionality, hard to find in other solutions. EVOLVE is used daily by Tenet’s 20+ Procurement Professionals within education establishments nationwide. As the main corporate solution, it covers all aspects including requesting quotations through to complicated EU tenders. ELCOM has a deep knowledge of public procurement making it easier to solve any operational issue.”

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