Green Office Blog

Print is Reducing - A Managed Print Service solution can reduce it faster

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on Jul 19, 2017 1:41:35 PM

Having read the article in the Business Report International – “Overall decline in SA print market” - there is a decrease in the A3 print portfolio, South Africa being the largest at 16% year-on-year. 

 

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Topics: MPS

How Managed Print Services (MPS) Benefits Schools

Posted by Melliza Giliomee on Jul 13, 2017 9:36:19 AM

It is a universal truth that printing can become a very costly expense if it is not closely managed. Looking at a school environment, printing cannot be done away with as printing plays a critical role in the education environment.  As technology evolves, educational institutions are challenged to keep up with the latest trends and they must do so with a limited budget.

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Topics: MPS

Defining Managed Print Services: 3 Easy Principles

Posted by Mandisi Dabula on Jul 7, 2017 8:54:51 AM

When it comes to sustainable solution based offerings to businesses, the in-vogue term used in the print industry is “Managed Print Services (MPS)”.

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Topics: MPS, Managed Print Services, Managed Print Service

6 Tips for Managing Vendor Relationships

Posted by Zandalee Naude on Jul 4, 2017 10:52:24 AM

Managing Vendor Relationships is often focussed on finding suppliers with the cheapest price for a product or service, however, it’s about much more than just that.  Vendor management is about ensuring that the agreement between the company and the supplier is mutually beneficial for both parties.

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Topics: Culture code

What Having a Good Culture Can Do for a Team or a Business?

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on Jun 30, 2017 3:42:53 PM

Does the culture of a team have an influence on whether the team wins more than it loses?  

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Topics: Culture code

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint, Recycle Your Printer Cartridges

Posted by Kelebogile Mofokeng on Jun 20, 2017 12:11:16 PM

 

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Topics: Remanufactured Toner Cartridges

Design, Develop and Implement a Print Strategy with Green Office

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on May 26, 2017 2:30:37 PM

 

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Topics: MPS

Green Office Attends Office Automation Conference

Posted by Ian Chauvet on May 25, 2017 2:34:52 PM

A few of us at Green Office were lucky enough to attend the Imaging & Technology Education Exposition (ITEX) held at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas between 18th and 20th April 2017.  The conference is positioned to office automation dealers in North America and provided valuable insight into the print industry in the US.

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Topics: MPS, office automation

Take Control of Your Printing Costs by Monitoring What Users Are Printing

Posted by Zandalee Naude on May 22, 2017 9:55:23 AM

There are many ways to reduce your printing costs.  Some quick fixes to lower costs include adjusting your settings to only allow documents to be printed in black and white or duplex (double-sided).  You could also educate users to only print in colour when it is absolutely necessary.  Unfortunately, many of these methods are difficult to maintain and they do not allow for complete control over your printing environment.   If you want a more sustainable and controlled print environment, the answer lies with Print Management Software.

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Topics: cost to print

The Difference Between OEM and Aftermarket Cartridges

Posted by Melliza Giliomee on May 12, 2017 12:15:56 PM

For most end users, there is a lack of understanding on the difference between Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) cartridges and Aftermarket cartridges. What are the differences between them? This blog will assist you in understanding more about the differences in how these cartridges are manufactured. 

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Topics: Remanufactured Toner Cartridges