What is the Toner Coverage of the Documents You Print?

How much do you pay for printing each year? Chances are, you don’t have an answer to that question, and may not even know how to find one. You’re not alone. Very few companies know the true cost of printing in their office environment, chalking it up as just another cost of doing business, but…

What Questions Should You Ask Your Service Technician?

Your copier is down again. You’re in the middle of placing a service call when it dawns on you, every time your technician leaves there’s a pile of paper in your recycle bin. Do you know how many impressions they run during a normal service call? Better yet, who’s paying for those copies? Sadly, most…

4 Easy Ideas to Reduce Your Color Printing Costs!

For many businesses looking to reduce costs there is one often-overlooked area. At first glance your companies print environment doesn’t seem like it can be a major source of lost revenues and inflated costs, but it can, and it’s often the last un-audited department in many businesses. The good news is that with a few…

Buying a Multifunction Product? Here Are 3 Questions You Should Ask?

Before purchasing a multifunction printer (MFP) you should put your research in place and get the answers to all your questions, because once you have made your purchase you can be stuck with it and have to make do instead of getting what you need or want. The company’s return policy – theoretically you may…

How Can “Cloud” Technology Help Your Business?

Cloud technology has swept the business world, offering SMB owners the opportunity to store, manage and retrieve information securely and easily, while freeing up valuable resources for other endeavors. While the technology itself isn’t new, the applications and speed with which it is finding its way into every aspect of business is. Companies are finding…

MPS and the Manufacturing Industry – Why It Just Makes Too Much Sense

Deloitte consulting recently conducted a survey of CEOs from around the world and the consensus that emerged is that the U.S. is no longer the most competitive location for manufacturing. In the last two decades as global manufacturing has increased, the U.S. share of manufacturing has fallen. Companies are moving offshore in order to remain…

Big Data & MPS – How Your Business Can Benefit?

There is a really big term being tossed around the business world these days and it’s called Big Data. You’ll read about it on blogs and in business journals with the same frenzy given to earlier technology shifts, including social media, SEO, and cloud computing. But is Big Data truly the next big thing for…

Do You Know the True Cost of Printing?

The cost of printing and maintaining a printer system is widely under estimated.  If you paused to think about the amount of money you spend on toner, paper, electricity, maintenance and then the percentage of salary that you are paying employees to stand idly waiting for a printer to spit out their files.  When you…