Online stores like Amazon Business are a matchmaking opportunity for strategic sourcing goals and diversity-credentialed businesses.

Simplify buying
for the government and public sector


Modernise legacy processes and leverage built-in tools to help manage compliance.

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    Increase visibility

    Get the transparency you need, while providing the familiar experience your buyers want. Set guidelines aligned to public policy and manage non-contract purchases, often already happening on Amazon.
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    Compliance for off-contract spend

    Leverage the Amazon Business YPO Framework for greater visibility of ad hoc spend along with the opportunity to more easily demonstrate compliance with public sector spend regulations.

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    Competitive comparison shopping

    Comparison shop in relevant categories such as maintenance & repair, office supplies and school supplies. Compare to find the lowest price and purchase under designated spend thresholds set by the administrator.

Built for the unique needs of public sector organisations

As public sector organisations of all sizes seek new ways to streamline buying processes and operations, we’re continuously expanding our selection and adding new features to help you at any stage of digital transformation.


  • Broad selection and competitive pricing

    Lower the total cost of purchasing by reducing time searching catalogues, and access discounts on the items you buy most.


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  • Approval workflows

    Allow for delegation and empower buyers across organisations with unique product needs by connecting users to one account.


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  • Analytics

    Use advanced analytics tools to increase visibility into non-contract spending from multiple categories.

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  • Control tail spend

    Consolidate tail spend for more efficient purchasing and maintain a high level of visibility on all Amazon Business purchases.  


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Get the best of Amazon Business with Business Prime

Access features like advanced analytics and dashboards, custom purchasing policy controls, and fast FREE delivery on millions of eligible items – for every
user on your Amazon Business account.


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  • Fast, FREE delivery

    Get FREE One-Day Delivery on eligible items, consolidated shipping and Amazon Day – predictable and convenient weekly deliveries.

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  • Guided Buying

    Save time and gain more control over employee spending with purchasing policy rules.

  • Spend Visibility

    Analyse spending patterns, and monitor compliance to inform your budgeting decisions.


YPO Framework

YPO and Amazon Business

Access the Amazon Business framework agreement with YPO for UK public sector procurement - enabling schools, councils and government departments to manage their spend compliantly.


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"Using Amazon Business has enabled us to easily purchase nearly 200 Kindle Fires for reading, using the Library eBook service and connecting to loved ones. The ability to get VAT invoices and Line Item Detail reconciliation have made the purchasing process compliant with our systems and the speed of delivery meant that we could get the tablets quickly.”

— Andrew Woodall, Library Service & Digital Inclusion Manager, Telford & Wrekin Council

Walsall Council and Amazon Business

Walsall Council moved rapidly to respond to business needs, user expectations, and opportunities to be a true business partner. Watch this video showing how quickly they moved from initial discovery to launching Amazon Business at scale.

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