Green Office Blog

HOW DOES YOUR MANAGED PRINT SERVICE STACK UP?

Posted by Francois P. Naude on Aug 23, 2017 11:39:38 AM

 

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Topics: MPS, Managed Print

The Vendor Management Journey – Why Clients’ Don’t “let go”

Posted by Chasthi Grant on Aug 11, 2017 3:19:28 PM

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Topics: Vendor Management

Printing and the POPI Act, What You Need to Know

Posted by Riaan Jansen van Rensburg on Aug 11, 2017 3:17:09 PM

According to South African Law, everyone has the right to privacy (Section 14 of Constitution of South Africa, 1996).  The right to privacy includes a right to protection against the unlawful collection, retention, dissemination and use of personal information.  What does this mean in the World of Printing?  It means pages printed with personal information need to be controlled, but how do you do this?

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Topics: POPI Act

THE VENDOR MANAGEMENT JOURNEY – Reasons to Trust The Vendor Manager

Posted by Chasthi Grant on Aug 11, 2017 3:14:32 PM


  1. Reduce Costs

The word “Savings”, when embarking on this journey with the client, is of highest priority.  Majority of clients will now have increased visibility of their vendors costing through the vendor management process.  In addition, through the vendor management process, the client will reap the benefits of negotiating better rates, thus increasing profit margin.

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Topics: Vendor Management

5 Things to Consider When Purchasing Printers and Copiers

Posted by tshepo choechoe on Aug 11, 2017 3:12:55 PM

Purchasing a printer or copier may be one of the most daunting tasks one would need to carry out for the organisation.  Often, these big monstrous car-like contraptions all look the same, just with a different name and often with an alpha numerical that is more like a formula to an intergalactic mineral.  Be that as it may, purchasing a copier/printer is quite important and there are a few things to consider before leaping into the commitment of procuring it.  

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Topics: printers/copiers

5 Tips to Deliver on Customer Managed Print Expectations

Posted by David Whitehead on Aug 11, 2017 3:07:33 PM

 

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Topics: Managed Print Expectations

Managed Print Environments

Posted by Peter Naicker on Aug 11, 2017 3:03:54 PM

We live in the age of technology, with that said, ask many companies what they spend on their print environment and you will be surprised by how few companies really know. To make matters worse, we have found that many companies do not know how many devices they have and the location of those devices.  This creates a major risk within the business as it leads to costs being unmanaged.  Just to clear up any confusion, when I say “Print Environment”, I am referring to all printer and copiers that a company is making use of.

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Topics: Managed Print Environments

Print Accounting Software, What to Consider

Posted by Riaan Jansen van Rensburg on Aug 11, 2017 2:56:48 PM

So, your company decides to purchase print accounting software for various reasons, such as:

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Topics: Print Accounting Software, What to Consider

5 Things to Look Out for Before Signing Copier Contracts

Posted by Valentia Maseko on Aug 11, 2017 2:55:06 PM

Signing copier contracts can be a daunting task for first time buyers.  Here are a few tips on what to look out for:

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Topics: MPS, printers/copiers

The Definition of CPC and How it Affects Your Business

Posted by Vaughan Naicker on Aug 11, 2017 2:48:29 PM

Businesses that have a printer or copier on contract on their premises will have to pay a CPC/CPP.  Businesses pay these print costs without entirely understanding what they stand for and what the costs include, making it the “Scary Unknown” that has to be paid or else printing will come to a standstill.  In this blog I am going to give you the definition of CPC/CPP, explain how it is calculated and what should be included, so that you can make an educated decision when signing printer contracts and paying those print bills.

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Topics: MPS, CPC