I’m sure a lot of companies/organizations (schools,…) would want to use something as self-repairable as framework. Are there plans to release to companies in a e.g. lower price per unit (if you buy lots of them)?
…probably not until battery life can be improved. Maybe with help from Intel…get onto the Evo program with them.
For any laptop to be considered for mass deployment, one of the [implied] pre-requisite is minimal issue. IT departments (education or enterprise) don’t want to deal with friction.
They may also not want to ‘own’ the devices… Essentially, the lease market is where Framework might want to look at.
(i.e. Going from current “lease” operation model to “in house own and maintain” model… you’ll need additional head counts / skill transition)
Yes the company wants to open up corporate and volume ordering,
We added a category to the support request form around volume ordering. We don’t have a formal volume or business ordering or support program at the moment, but we are very interested in hearing about business needs to inform what we develop around this. We’re also supporting a small number of business pilots of Framework Laptops with businesses who are comfortable with working with shipping and support that is still consumer-oriented. Very recently, we’ve also added some back end support for…
but is currently pursuing consumer retail sales.
The Commercial Invoices are only used for export/import at Customs and should not be used for any other purpose. As far as formal invoicing, @amoun is correct. Our focus is on consumer retail sales at this time and we are not VAT registered in some European countries (including the UK) at this time. If you simply need the amount of your purchase that was VAT, we can absolutely provide that in Support, but we cannot provide formal invoicing with VAT ID included as again, we are st…