Schools are trying to find ways of cutting down printing expenditure without having to compromise educational standards, so it is only natural that material resources are the first place to look when trying to save money.
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I think most people will answer the above question with an unequivocal “of course it will die”, and this answer is no doubt based on the rapidity at which digital accessibility is growing (not to mention how happy our youth are on their screens!).
As with any kind of asset investment, it is worth it to take the time to consider whether buying or leasing a printer is the best option.
Print assessments have become somewhat of a standard in the Office Automation industry. It’s not uncommon for copier salesman to compare current spend to a new solution and advise on the savings available, should you sign on the dotted line.
The problem here is that the print estate is not looked at in its entirety. Only then will you see the current state compared to where you could be. A thorough and detailed print assessment will allow you to understand the following:
- Understand what you have.
A detailed print assessment will be conducted across all operational sites to compile an asset list of all devices within your fleet. This includes any document output devices, such as printers, copiers, scanners, faxing machines, dot-matrix, etc.)
Every year, tons of paper is used in workplaces all over the world, in both large and small offices. Many of these offices have actively taken up recycling, but even though it is an inexpensive and environmentally conscious option, a much more cost-effective strategy is to reduce daily paper consumption.
Efficiency, the buzzword in any company is all about working smart, not hard. Making the most of your time and effort, whilst staying productive.
Most people are looking for ways to become more efficient in their everyday tasks. Earlier, all you needed was a basic computer, telephone and perhaps a fax machine to get through the items on your to-do list. Whereas now, this won’t give you the edge to make you more efficient and thus, you won’t be one step ahead of your competition.
It’s no secret that organisations are seeking to cut down on costs and what better and more effective way to do so than starting with the print environment.
Signing copier contracts can be a daunting task for first time buyers. Here are a few tips on what to look out for:
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.