CCS are the biggest public procurement organisation in the UK. CCS use their commercial expertise to help buyers in central government and across the public and third sectors to purchase everything from locum doctors and laptops to police cars and electricity.
The collective purchasing power of customers, plus their procurement knowledge, means they can get the best commercial deals in the interests of taxpayers.
CCS helps thousands of public and third sector buyers in the UK with billions of pounds of spending each year. CCS have a wide range of commercial agreements to help public sector organisations buy what they need, when they need, saving them time and money.
Crown Commercial Service supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2022/23, CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits equal to £3.8 billion - supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.