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The Pros of Managed Print Services

From the Printware Blog on 18th November 2015 in Consumer Advice, Managed Print

One way for businesses to stay in control of their stock and budget is to implement or incorporate a print managed service. When you consider the cost of equipment, paper, ink and toner, it all adds up. This is especially the case in offices where the printing of anything and everything is rife; perhaps it might be time to introduce a printing policy for your business.


Printers: Buy vs. Lease

From the Printware Blog on 27th July 2015 in Consumer Advice, News, Resources, Managed Print

Today, there are many options when it comes to investing in new technology. Two of the most notable alternatives are to buy or lease equipment, including printers. Choosing which method is right for you can be tricky, to support businesses that are torn between buying and leasing, we have compiled a few benefits of each option below.


Why Leasing Your Printers Could be a Great Move

From the Printware Blog on 24th February 2014 in Managed Print

Imagine the scenario – your old MFP has finally given up the ghost and you need to replace it. Or, even worse, you have a fleet of MFPs that need replacing. That’s a lot of capital – where are you going to get hold of that kind of cash? And, if you do, what on earth are you going to do with all your old machines?


Forget About Your Printers and Focus on Your Business

From the Printware Blog on 3rd October 2013 in Managed Print

What’s your number one business goal for the next year? To increase your market share? Launch a new product? Save a few quid on your next toner order? Bet it’s not the last one. I’ll also bet that you, or someone in your organisation, is spending far too much time on this thankless, unproductive task and others like it.


Konica Switches Focus to Bizhub

From the Printware Blog on 26th July 2013 in News, Managed Print

From 2011 to 2012, sales of colour printers fell by 22%. Manufacturers can no longer rely on shifting huge numbers of printers to make a profit. Similarly, taking control of your print budget is essential if you want to stay competitive in today’s recession-hit economy. Konica Minolta has responded to these changes by withdrawing its magicolor and pagepro models and focusing on its bizhub range.


Why You Need a Managed Print Solution

From the Printware Blog on 9th May 2013 in Consumer Advice, Managed Print

Do you know how much your company spends on printing? There's a good chance that you don't and that you're spending far more on supplies, servicing and hardware than you realise. You probably think that your business and your printer fleet are too small for you to even think about a managed print service. You're wrong. Here's why...


Print Smarter and Train Smarter

From the Printware Blog on 25th February 2013 in Consumer Advice, News, Managed Print

With the recession marching inexorably on, it’s becoming more and more important for businesses to manage resources effectively and keep costs down. As budgets are slashed, there’s a temptation to cut back on training to save money. How has the training sector fared? What challenges lay ahead? And where does printing come in?


Flexible Print Solutions Key for Recruiters

From the Printware Blog on 31st January 2013 in Consumer Advice, News, Managed Print

2012 was a year of mixed fortunes in the recruitment industry as the retail and financial services sectors were hit hard. The industry as a whole outperformed the rest of the economy, growing by a total of 4.3% for the year. With inflation set to hit 3.5% in 2013 and low growth forecasts, the challenge is to stay flexible and adapt to the ongoing changes in the market.


Printware Helps Retailers Protect Margins in Tough Market

From the Printware Blog on 29th January 2013 in Consumer Advice, News, Managed Print

It seems that it’s never been tougher to be a retailer as the country faces the prospected of a dreaded triple-dip recession and many High Street brands are forced into administration. With low growth forecasts and an uncertain future, it’s never been more important to mange costs.


How Estate Agents Can Save Money with Printware

From the Printware Blog on 28th January 2013 in Consumer Advice, News, Managed Print

UK businesses can save up to £23 billion per annum by making a few simple changes to manage resources more effectively, according to DEFRA. Over £2bn could be saved in printing costs alone, as identified in a 2009 report by cebr (Centre for Economics and Business Research).


Printware First in World to Sell New HP Quick Page Contract

From the Printware Blog on 2nd November 2009 in News, Managed Print

Printware has pulled off a world first by being the first company to sign a customer to HP's new Quick Page service. HP recognised Printware's commitment to first class service by awarding it Gold Partner status earlier in 2009 and, since then, the partnership has gone from strength to strength. Customers can now benefit from even greater control of their print costs. Find out how...


New Print Managed Service from Epson

From the Printware Blog on 15th May 2009 in News, New Products, Managed Print

Epson have launched their Managed Print Service, aimed at medium to large organisations who wish to improve the efficiency of their printer fleet and reduce printing costs. Managed Print Service is a bespoke solution with pricing tailored to match the business needs and includes a click charge service so that customers only pay for what they print. Unlike Ricoh Click, pricing is based, not just on the number of clicks, but also on the coverage of the printed documents. Although pricing is bespoke, this would seem to be of more benefit to organisations printing lower coverage documents.


Ricoh Click Goes Live

From the Printware Blog on 11th May 2009 in News, New Products, Managed Print

Ricoh's new Click service has now gone live, giving consumers the opportunity to benefit from straightforward pricing, transparent billing and a true pay-per-click service. Ricoh Click was first announced by Printware in April, in our article, Ricoh Launch New Click Service. Click contracts can be set up on any new Ricoh printer in just a few minutes, there is no minimum charge and billing is in arrears. The pricing is based solely on the number of pages printed and includes the cost of the consumables, servicing and spare parts.


Ricoh Launches New Click Service

From the Printware Blog on 3rd April 2009 in News, New Products, Managed Print

With print users increasingly looking to maintenance contracts as a way to manage their costs, Ricoh have entered the fray with their new "Click" service. Ricoh has created a scheme which aims to give customers the one thing they want from a service contract - simplicity.


As the Credit Crunch Continues to Bite, Printware and HP get Smart Together!

From the Printware Blog on 19th March 2009 in News, Managed Print

HP presented Printware with an award for its outstanding performance with HP's Smart Printing Services. Printware already sits with HP's most elite as an official HP Gold Partner and this award only goes to strengthen our partnership. HP Smart Printing Services means that for an all-inclusive price, Printware and HP will handle everything necessary to manage all your company's HP printers and multifunction devices.

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