Framework agreements save time and costs in a procurement process by avoiding the need to renegotiate terms and conditions of sale. With respect to long-term purchases, these agreements help to improve the relationship between buyers and sellers, working together to provide tailored solutions that better meet the needs of both parties. They support long-term relationships with suppliers, creating a more favourable business environment for more sustainable investment and employment, and reducing wasteful processes and physical resources. The initial work required to create such a framework is more than that required for the tendering and the awarding of a single market, but the benefits of electricity will far outweigh. Companies that have entered into framework contracts have received up to 10% of the annual improvements in delivery time and costs. This is particularly the case when the application of these rules is combined with e-purchase systems. In the public sector, there are many types of contracts. Most contracts are individual suppliers and, therefore, the procurement process excludes everyone but one. However, there are many framework agreements for buyers who work with a number of suppliers. One of the main objectives of a framework agreement should be the creation of a price structure; However, this does not mean that actual prices must be set, but that there should be a mechanism that will be applied to certain price requirements during the reference period. It should also be possible to determine the volume and types of goods/services that need to be revoked. (See section 10 below for an in-depth discussion of consultations.

For offices, a framework agreement is required in accordance with the DemABl. And the choice on the “economically most advantageous” basis is awarded to a single supplier. The Authority uses its office requirements for the duration of the framework, based on the conditions agreed upon when the framework was put in place. Here is an example of two agreements. Note that each project named under the agreement has its own contract. Agreed conditions are made available to allow LGPS funds to “revoke” the framework to meet their own local needs. Frames can be set up by a particular buyer, for example. B by a university that focuses solely on its specific use.