Office Document Strategies Blog

6 Tools For More Environmentally Friendly Documents Printing

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 20, 2011 @ 09:04 AM

Most businesses are interested in reducing their documents printing and doing so in an environmentally friendly way.  There are tools available with multifunction printers and some network printers that can help in this effort.  Here are 6 tips for more Eco focused printing.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, software tools, Document, Printer, Colour printer, Copier, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, Environment

You Could Pay $9,000 More Than Necessary For Your Colour MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 13, 2011 @ 16:04 PM

  I got an e-mail the other day from a client of mine who was approached by his Canon colour mfp sales rep offering to upgrade his current unit for $56 a month savings.  He wondered if this was a good idea and asked me what I thought.

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Topics: Postage meter, Multifunction Printer, MFP, Copier, colour multifunction printer, postage machine

MFP Toner Pirates Are Still Around

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 9, 2011 @ 11:03 AM

For a long time many offices were plagued by MFP toner pirates.  These are the companies that telemarket to get unsuspecting people to order toner for their copiers, mfp's and printers without really knowing who they are dealing with.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Printer, toner, Copier

5 Questions For Leasing Your MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Feb 11, 2011 @ 11:02 AM

Most mfp (multifunction printers) are acquired using a lease as the basis for the deal.  I find that many clients are not familiar with the various types of leases that are available.  Here are some typical questions that I hear.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, leasing

MFP Printers and Copiers Have An Environmental Impact.

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Jan 28, 2011 @ 16:01 PM

MFP printers and copiers and other print devices can be a major energy user in your office. 

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, Printer, Environment

Desktop Scanning Comes Of Age

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jan 24, 2011 @ 11:01 AM

Scanning has become a staple of most offices that use multifunction printer - copiers.  Through these devices users have the ability to capture paper documents and use them in their everyday business. E-mailing has overtaken faxing largely due to the ability of businesses to easily adopt scanning.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, Scanning, document filing, video, document storage strategy

Is an MFP the Right Network Printer for Your Office?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 @ 12:01 PM

An MFP (multifunction printer) can be the right choice for offices but in my work in the Burlington, Ontario market I have seen places where the choice becomes cloudy.  So how do you decide?  I think part of the decision relates to the size of the office.

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Topics: Software, Multifunction Printer, document storage strategy, MFP, Printer

Buying New MFP Printer in Burlington-Software Matters

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Nov 9, 2010 @ 16:11 PM

When people buy or lease a new MFP printer in our area, Burlington ON, the choice of the hardware is increasingly being affected by the related software which interfaces with the device. Most MFP's are able to meet the needs of users if they are sized correctly, have the options and accessories installed and the vendor matches them to client needs.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, document management, MFP, Printer, Copier, office document strategy

Are A4 MFP Printers Taking Over Burlington?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 6, 2010 @ 17:10 PM

A4 (letter/legal) mfp printers have been around for a couple of years now offering full functionality.  The industry has debated whether they will eventually take over the market of A3 (ledger capable) mfps due to their lower price, smaller footprint and a growing focus on printing vs traditional copying.

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

Has Your Business Copier (MFP) Lease Been Rolled?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Sep 16, 2010 @ 09:09 AM

 What does rolling your business copier (MFP) lease mean?  This is the practice of encouraging a lease holder to replace their copier or MFP with a new unit prior to the end of the current lease.  It is a common practice for some companies and can lead to significant additional cost for lessees.  

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, cost of colour, Copier, colour multifunction printer, cost of printing