How to Implement Sustainable Printing Practices Sustainable printing practices are far more than just a trendy buzzword. Emphasis on waste and carbon footprint reduction is becoming the status quo for offices all around the world. Despite hurtling towards a digital future, most, if not every office still prints. The United States alone consumes over 30 percent of the world’s paper. The vast majority of that goes to offices, but that’s something which is still rarely recognized. Sustainable printing practices are wildly popular because of their ability to dramatically reduce an office’s environmental impact without necessarily disrupting critical operations. Read on for [...]
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How a Multifunction Printer Increases Company-Wide Productivity and Profitability The multifunction printer has a long history of being the ultimate symbol of productivity in an office. Their compact structure and versatile capabilities have made them a staple in offices which need to move large quantities of documents through a workflow. It is now possible to print, copy, scan, and fax in one central, convenient device. A multifunction printer will transform a document cycle into an effortless, methodical flow of data. Thinking about investing in one of these innovative devices? Here are the many benefits in which multifunction printers bring to an [...]
Why Printer Maintenance Services Are Important A printer’s maintenance procedures are required because they are complex electromechanical devices. As with any other sophisticated equipment, the expected lifetime depends on the care and quality of the services you perform on them. With many moving parts and electronic components, failing to conduct a regular printer service can lead to you ending up with catastrophic failures. Some parts of a printer can be too expensive or complex to replace, requiring you to substitute the entire machine. Printing Maintenance Services Can Help Increase the Life of the Printer The specific type of printer service or [...]
Factors to Consider before Signing a Copier Lease Agreement Signing a copier lease agreement (or using managed print services) can make a lot of sense for your business. Even with all the drive towards a paperless society, in many cases, you are still required to generate hardcopies. Running out of supplies at the wrong time can have a negative impact on your office’s productivity. Many companies choose to outsource this service, opting to transfer the organizational risks to a third party or vendor. In doing so, they reduce the chance of a malfunctioning, unmaintained, or simply empty printing unit creating a [...]
5 Ways PaperCut Keeps Print Management Simple We get it – you don’t have time for a complicated print management solution. It’s your business, your devices, and your processes. Now, there’s a simple print management software solution that meets the needs of your business on your terms: PaperCut. Your print management partner should work to be the right fit for you – not the other way around. PaperCut’s systems are simple, intuitive, and can be installed in a single afternoon. Here are five ways that PaperCut works for your business: 1. Track Jobs Across Your Entire Fleet with PaperCut From printing, [...]
3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy a Printer Online Sometimes, the convenience of ordering online can cost. At some point, your business will need to purchase, replace, or upgrade a multifunction printer (MFP) or copier. It can be tempting to find a printer online, punch in a card number, and be done with it. However, this can cause headaches that cost you time and money down the line. Here are some of the biggest reasons to avoid buying office equipment online. Online Printer Purchases Can Lead to Unexpected Shipping Issues High-volume MFPs designed to support a busy workplace are not small shipments. [...]
Stop Throwing Toner Cartridges in the Trash Every year, offices throw away more than 375 million toner and ink cartridges. That’s well over 700 cartridges per minute. Despite a growing movement to support toner recycling, most still wind up in landfills. Toner and ink cartridges may be small, but they exact a costly impact to both to the office and the environment. Recycling used printer cartridges easily reduce a business’s expenses and carbon footprint. It’s an easy way to promote environmental sustainability. Here are six reasons why used toner and ink cartridges should never end up in the trash. 1. Many [...]
Managed Print Services: Why Paying by the Page Saves You Time and Money You may have heard of “paying by the page,” which is one of the top managed print services benefits. But what is it, and how does it work? “Paying by the page” refers to leasing your printer/copier equipment and paying based on usage – instead of buying these machines and paying upfront. It’s the printing equivalent of leasing a car versus buying one outright. Do It Yourself, Or Use Managed Print Services? If you run a small to medium-sized business (SMB), keeping costs contained is essential. In-house document [...]
Is A Managed Print Services Program Right for My Organization? Each day, office workers print an average of 34 pages. Over half of those will end up in the recycling bin at the end of the day. Further, a full ninety percent of North American companies don’t track what they spend on printing, much less what gets printed. To help with this, many organizations now use managed print services. Managed print services (MPS) take a load off of businesses by providing and overseeing business document output. From providing critical hardware to implementing paper use reduction strategies, an MPS is a customized [...]
Why You Should Support Small Businesses in Pottstown, Pennsylvania In a cyberworld where Amazon has become the de facto one-stop-shopping megamall, Pennsylvania small businesses need your support. Small businesses are the lifeblood of the Philadelphia suburbs, and helping them helps the community. 7 Reasons Why You Should Support Small Businesses in Pottstown “Shop local” isn’t just an empty slogan. To support small businesses is to support a better local economy and more choices in products and services. Fortunately, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, has many great small businesses for you to shop at and support. 1. Small Businesses Boost Local Economic Development The benefits [...]