Office Document Strategies Blog

My Service Rate For My Colour MFP is Too High!

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 25, 2011 @ 08:05 AM

Recently I had this discussion with one of our clients who was complaining that their colour MFP service rate was too high.  Of course rates are not set arbitrarily, they are based upon the real operating costs of the device being used. 

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Topics: Document, Software, Copier, Colour printer, colour multifunction, cost of colour, toner, Software, Colour printer, colour multifunction printer

New Kyocera Copiers, It Is All About The Apps

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Apr 25, 2011 @ 12:04 PM

I just returned from the Kyocera Americas conference in Las Vegas and something really stood out for me when I was looking at all of the new Kyocera copiers (MFP) units on display.   While the new line up of products is impressive in the end it is the long list of Apps which will be able to be used with them that is really most impressive. 

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Topics: Software, MFP, Multifunction Printer, colour multifunction, document filing, colour multifunction printer, document management, Kyocera copier

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: Printer, Copier, Multifunction Printer, Colour printer, colour multifunction, Printer, software tools, colour multifunction printer, Document, 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: MFP, Copier, Multifunction Printer, Postage meter, colour multifunction printer, postage machine

Choosing Your Colour MFP - 7 Key Questions

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 6, 2011 @ 16:04 PM

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Topics: MFP, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer

8 Reasons to Replace Your Office Printer

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Jan 7, 2011 @ 09:01 AM

Eventually all office printers come to a point in their life when they need to be replaced.  Here are some reasons I have found that clients make a decision to upgrade:

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Topics: Printer, Colour printer, Printer, cost of printing, Colour printer, colour multifunction printer, Managed Print Services

Colour Multifunction Printers Popular - 4 Reasons Why

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jan 4, 2011 @ 15:01 PM

  Colour multifunction printers are a category of print device which continue to be popular with small business clients as well as some corporate users.  Combining the monochrome capability of a traditional printer copier with the output of colour documents has built this class of device into a favourite, especially in offices with only one multifunction device.

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

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

New MFP Printer in Burlington or Anywhere Else? Lease or Buy?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 15, 2010 @ 16:09 PM

  Getting a new MFP?  Should you buy it or lease it?  There are as many thoughts on this topic as there are finance people in businesses.

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