Office Document Strategies Blog

Key Decisions To Make When Purchasing New Printer

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 1, 2017 @ 08:02 AM

One of the infrequent tasks that every organization faces at  some point is buying or leasing a new print device.  Often someone just says, 'order one like the one we have now".  Of course since print devices tend to last for some time the one you have now may no longer be in the market and it may not really be the right fit for your current needs.  Here are a few of the key decisions you need to consider BEFORE you place that order. 

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Printer, colour multifunction, Multifunction Printer support

Still Outsourcing Colour Print Production | Consider Doing Your Own

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jul 9, 2014 @ 08:07 AM

One of the basic historical tools for business promotion has long been the colour print glossy brochure.  The design and production of these was a staple of all businesses who had to promote a product or service.  Using a designer and then contracting for production was a regular and often expensive task.  Of course the fancier your business the fancier the need for brochures and flyers to promote it.

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Topics: MFP, cost of colour, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer

What You Pay For An Office MFP | Photocopier

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 5, 2014 @ 08:03 AM

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Copier, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, photocopier

Kyocera Canada Launches New TA5551ci Colour & TA5501i Mono MFPs

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 16, 2013 @ 07:10 AM

Kyocera Document Solutions Canada has announced the release of upgraded versions of the popular TASKalfa series of mono and colour MFPs. 

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, Multifunction Printer support, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

Your Colour Print Service Invoice Was A Shock | What To Do

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Sep 23, 2013 @ 08:09 AM

Colour printers and mfp devices are much more common in offices.  I find that we are placing as many colour capable devices as mono only especially in offices with only one print device.  The reasons are fairly obvious since we live in a colour world and most companies need to be able to produce at least some of their output with colour features.

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Topics: MFP, Printer, Colour printer, cost of colour, Copier, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, cost of printing, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

Six Reasons To Rent Your Copier | MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 @ 08:09 AM

There are three common ways that companies acquire print devices like copiers and mfps.  You can simply purchase what you need.  This seems the simplest but for equipment worth more than about $2000 it is not the most common. Second, you can lease the device for a fixed term lease.  This is the most common way that office print equipment is acquired.  In our practice at least 85 percent of the equipment is placed on a lease for clients.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Printer, Colour printer, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer

Printing Banners Using Kyocera TASKalfa Colour MFPs

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jul 24, 2013 @ 08:07 AM

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Topics: MFP, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, cost of printing, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

40 Questions To Ask About Your MFP Purchase Or Lease

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Apr 23, 2013 @ 07:04 AM

There are many considerations when you purchase or lease a new MFP.  Some are obvious but many may not be.  Here's a simple checklist of things you might take into account.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, colour multifunction, Multifunction Printer support

Cheap Colour Laser Printers Cost More Than You Think

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 @ 08:03 AM

One of the interesting things we see with real estate clients is the number or agents who decide that rather than use the tools provided by the brokerage they will buy their own cheap colour laser printers to use to produce open house flyers and other promotional materials.

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Topics: Colour printer, cost of colour, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer

Image Quality Not a Main Criteria in MFP Purchase

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Feb 12, 2013 @ 08:02 AM

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, colour multifunction, Customer service, Multifunction Printer support