CDS wins £30m contract with Greater London Authority

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CDS Group

Leeds communications agency CDS has been awarded a major contract to provide print management, distribution, storage and associated services for Greater London Authority Group.

The contract is for two years with an option to extend for a further two. Although the value of the contract has not been publicly disclosed, Prolific North understands it is worth £30 million.

CDS will continue its precious work as the Print Management Provider for Transport for London, GLA and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and will also now serve the the London Fire Brigade, London Legacy and Development Corporation, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation and Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime.

The work will include printing tube maps, signage and parking fine.

CDS Managing Director Mark Gair said: “We are delighted to win this contract serving the GLA Group organisations. We are very excited about helping them all develop new ways of working to provide efficient services. 

“Our ethos is to make a positive difference and we can certainly achieve this through helping the GLA Group to keep Londoners and visitors to the capital safe and on the move with clear and effective communications.”

CDS Head of Marketing Paul Meersman added: “Our knowledgeable and expert account management team are fully focused on providing a ‘no-fail’ marketing and operational print service, whilst ensuring that our clients benefit from cost and process efficiencies throughout the contract term.”

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