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Overcharge: What No One Is Talking About

Posted by Melliza Giliomee on Sep 11, 2019 12:00:00 PM

The expectation to deliver on an effective and efficient print environment for customers is becoming more and more important, whether it is a big corporate business with almost 3 000 assets to keep track of, or a small church down the road relying on one device to do the job. No matter your business size, you will most likely need to invest in a reliable partner to manage your devices and office automation space.

By investing in a partnership, you trust that the prices and terms presented to you are market-related and that the solution offering is a bargain because that is what the sales representative has told you…. right?

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Topics: MPS, Service Level Agreement, Office Automation, Managed Print Services, Managed Print Solutions, Managed Print Environments, Managed Print Expectations, Managed Print, Print Environment, Efficient, Green Office, Office Printing, TCO, Print Assessment, Hardware Solutions, CPC, CPP

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.  

Below are our top 5 tips on what to look out for:

  1. Minimum Bill
  2. Cost per Copy (CPC)
  3. Duration of the Contract
  4. Cancellation/Renewal Clause
  5. Insurance on the Device
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Topics: MPS, Managed Print Services, Managed Print Solutions, Managed Print Environments, Managed Print Expectations, Managed Print, Print Environment, Efficient, Office Solutions, Green Office, Office Printing, CPC, CPP

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, Printing Costs, Office Automation, Managed Print Services, Managed Print Solutions, Managed Print Environments, Managed Print Expectations, Managed Print, Efficient, Office Solutions, Green Office, Office Printing, Hardware Solutions, CPC, CPP