WHY TONER COSTS LESS ON USED COPIERS

I learned something new the other day.  I asked one of our suppliers why a copier manufacturer was replacing a perfectly good model with the same thing that was more expensive and a little faster.  After all, the original model was “Copier of the Year” in it's category in 2010.  He told me that when a copier has been out long enough good generic toners start showing up and this upsets the manufacturers since toner is where they make most of their money. … [Read more...]

HOW TO SAVE MONEY WITH PRINT MANAGEMENT

Businesses first started saving money on printers by switching to compatible or re-manufactured toner cartridges.  Now, there are also a lot of good re-manufactured HP printers available with a good warranty.  That, combined with the keen competition from good compatible as opposed to OEM cartridges means it's time to look into additional cost savings on your fleet of printers. The best way to see if this makes sense for you is to call a copier rep since it's copier companies pushing Print Management.  That's because the copier business is flat and people buy about 6 printers for each copier.  So they took cost per copy maintenance agreements for copiers and adapted it to printers For those new to Print Management here are the main benefits. All printer service and supplies are quoted on a per print basis.  You simply call when you need something.  Similar to how your copier maintenance agreement works where everything is included except paper.  Even though printers don't … [Read more...]