Onecall NUWPEC


Onecall, Farnell element14's dedicated electronics and technology business for higher education and research councils, has secured its strong working relationship with the National Universities Working Party on Electronic Components (NUWPEC) after being named as a preferred supplier for electrical components and electrical products for the fourteenth year running.


Onecall offers specially negotiated prices on over 500,000 electronic components, semiconductors, batteries, tools and test & measurement equipment exclusively for Universities and Research Facilities in the United Kingdom, providing a 'one stop shop' that incorporates Farnell element14 and sister company CPC's product ranges. It was established as a direct result of a preferred supplier agreement made with NUWPEC in 1999, an agreement which has been reaffirmed by this new tender.


Other services offered by Onecall include next-day delivery on hundreds of thousands of products, dedicated sales and support teams, an extensive technical library and rapid search facilities. A new online purchasing management system, iBuy, provides cost control, reduced administration and total visibility of spend for users, perfect for institutes and research councils looking to improve efficiency and bring down overheads.

onecall was awarded the framework agreement for four lots of tender in total:

Lot 1 - Supply and Delivery of Electronic Components, Associated Products & Service Kits

Lot 2 – Supply and Delivery of Tools & Fixings

Lot 3 – Supply and Delivery of Test & Measurement Equipment

Lot 4 – Supply and Delivery of Batteries

NUWPEC also awarded onecall with a top supplier rating for pricing, technical support and an innovative approach to Corporate Social Responsibility.

Are you a member of a University or Research Council in the United Kingdom? Visit Onecall now to find out how you could get the best value on electronic components and equipment.