All UK public sector organisations have access to our expertise in postal optimisation to maximise budgets, reduce postage costs and generate significant savings.


Efficiency Reviews

Our efficiency reviews are a 360-degree look at your organisation’s current postal strategy across all suppliers. If there are savings to be made, we’ll find them.


Postal Audits

Our comprehensive audits helps your organisation understand where your budget is spent and will highlight opportunities for cost reduction.


Niche Consultancy

We’re experts in postal goods, services and solutions. Our niche consultancy will ensure your postal strategy is fully optimised and fit for purpose.


The Framework: Postal Goods, Services and Solutions (RM6017)

Altus is the sole supplier of Lot 5: Audits, Efficiency Reviews, and Niche Consultancy of the new Crown Commercial Service (CCS) framework. We are confident that our professional services can produce real savings within your budget, freeing up funds for other projects.

This framework is a pan-Government collaborative agreement for the provision of postal goods, services, and solutions utilised by central government departments and all other UK public sector bodies. This commercial agreement will last for four years.

We are the UK’s leading professional services firm focusing exclusively, and specialising in both domestic and international print and postal optimisation. We offer impartial and independent advice to our clients to reduce costs, increase service quality, improving efficiencies, and making sense of your data.

Our Public Sector Services

Our goal with any of our services is to make savings for you and offer support with or manage the migration to the optimum future state of your Postal Estate®. We start with our initial audit to understand your landscape. By benchmarking your current Postal Estate®, we can then understand which service is right for you.


Altus puts our clients in control of their key areas of operation. We deliver effective and transformational solutions and build service provider relationships, all designed with proven  methodologies to ensure you retain visibility and control.

The key to a successful client / service provider relationship is clarity and understanding for  everyone. Altus provides simple and practical checks to ensure you remain in control to get  the most out of your key areas of operation.

We ensure our clients develop the right solution for their requirements at the right price and at the same time, we enhance relationships between the client and their service providers.

  • Strategic planning
  • Tender toolkits
  • Full tender services
  • Benchmarking
  • Proposition planning
  • Specification building
  • Insight and advice
  • Requirement analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • 360 appraisal
  • Savings validation
  • Contractual compliance
  • Process review
  • Quality review
  • Utilisation review
  • Performance validation
  • Best rates
  • Consolidation
  • Substitution
  • Elimination
  • Change management
  • Supplier management
  • Performance measurement
  • Service improvement


HSBC worked with the team at Altus on a number of projects and were delighted with their contribution and the expertise they brought to the business. They’re involvement was integral to significantly reducing costs across print and post.

Martin Street - Global Head of Procurement Operations Postal Optimisation Programme

ISO & CC 2024 Both


Experience is Everything