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National Education Print Agreement

One of the top 3 suppliers of managed print in the UK, with 30 years of experience and over 30% of our 21,000 machines located in education, ASL understand your needs and requirements. We work with you to determine your exact requirements, always giving you impartial advice. We can also assist you with all of your print and document management solutions as well. As one of the largest resellers of Papercut and an authorised and accredited Docuware reseller, we can provide you with a complete assessment of your workflow and provide efficiencies as well as ensuring security is at the forefront of what we propose.

About the NEPA Framework

ASL are a nominated reseller on the NEPA Framework Agreement which enables Higher & Further Education institutions across the UK to partner with ASL and our key suppliers (Kyocera, Canon & Epson) for the procurement of print solutions & services.

The NEPA framework was designed by education and technology experts from within the Higher Education community, making it fit for purpose for the sector. All NEPA approved Print Partners have been selected based on their offering, expertise and experience.

By using the agreement members will benefit from:

  • A suitable choice of reputable and vetted Industry-leading suppliers including new entrants to the agreement
  • Inclusion of structured KPIs to manage supplier performance
  • A new lot 4 which includes a broader range of services now including managed and production print to offer an end-to-end print solution
  • Excellent value that considers both quality and price
  • Clear pricing schedules and click rates
  • An easy and compliant route to market
  • Regular framework management of both operations and commerciality, undertaken on your behalf by NEUPC
  • Related services such as Help desk, hardware support, pull printing software and support, on-site staff, secure scanning services, bulk print overflow services, digital post room, cloud-based mobile printing, smart lockers, Electronic Document & Records Management System, online print payment and print apps, scanning to invoice to accounts payable, digitisation. Bidders were required to outline their current portfolio of related services in their response.
Negotiated contract pricing delivering the best value print solution
Expert technical support available
Strict SLA’s for delivery and warranty repairs
Exclusive NEPA promotions

Why ASL?

ASL has worked in partnership with the education sector for many years, amassing a wealth of experience and understanding of the print-related needs of schools, colleges and universities. We have used this experience to develop print and document management solutions that are designed to meet the needs of educators.

Our solutions offer an extremely competitive Total Cost of Ownership and provide class-leading reliability. Our A3 colour MFPs have been rated by independent tests as the most reliable in the market and are easy to use with excellent print quality.


ASL has a long-standing commitment to sustainability, you can be confident that our solutions help reduce the environmental impact of printing while helping educational establishments achieve their goals for best value procurement and sustainable purchasing.

Read more about our environmental policy, including our partnership with PrintReleaf, the world’s first platform that automatically converts your paper footprint into actual trees.

Our NEPA partners:

KYOCERA is helping educators adapt to a more digital and connected world, while enabling schools, colleges and universities to achieve their goals for best value procurement and sustainable purchasing decisions.

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Canon has a long experience of supporting educational establishments, teachers and students with services and technology that enable learning
experiences fit for a fast-moving, mobile and connected world.

Epson understand education, using this knowledge to design technology that makes learning continuous and efficient. Epson solutions keep information moving, they connect collaborative groups, capture attention and empower.