Office Document Strategies Blog

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

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

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: MFP, Multifunction Printer, leasing

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

The Best Scanning For Your Document Imaging System

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 @ 11:11 AM

 There are three primary ways that you can choose  scanners for your document imaging system.  You  can use scanning capability from a multifunction (MFP) based print device.  You can install a dedicated scanner with network scanning capability or you can use desktop connected scanning from your PC.

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Topics: MFP, Scanning, document filing, document management, document storage strategy

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: Printer, MFP, Copier, Multifunction Printer, document management, 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: MFP, Copier, Multifunction Printer, colour multifunction printer

Environmental Impact of Office Document Strategies

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 29, 2010 @ 14:09 PM

Most organizations have become much more "Green" in their thinking in the past few years.  Everyone is looking at ways to reduce their footprint and to build cost savings into their operations.

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Topics: MFP, toner, document filing, office document strategy, BioPrint, Environment

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