Printing is costly, and a lot of organizations have done their best to reduce their exposure to unnecessary costs. With nearly everyone having a computer on them all the time, it seems as though the costs of printing can be reduced entirely. Unfortunately, businesses don’t always see how digital resources can help you stabilize costs. This month, we thought we would go through how your organization can use those digital resources to significantly reduce printing costs.
Unfortunately, just saying to stop using printing isn’t really going to stop people from printing things. In fact, people will always be using the printer for one thing or another. This shows that the printer still has a place in business, but the more your organization can cut out the unnecessary use of printing, the more money can be cut from that part of your business and reassigned to revenue-generating investments.
For decades, printing has been a major expense for nearly every business. Even today, many businesses rely on printers daily, but with costs rising so much over the past couple of years, it may be a better strategy to digitize elements of your business. By digitizing your business, we mean creating and storing documents and files that typically you would keep in physical form in a file cabinet or the like inside your business.
If you are looking to cut your printing costs and digitize more of your business, you need to know that you will get value out of doing so. The biggest benefits are:
Some businesses have invested heavily in their printers, copiers, et al. In this situation, there are things that your organization can do to limit the exposure to increasing printing costs. They include:
At XFER, we can help you get managed print services that are designed specifically to lower your exposure to printing costs. Not only can you give certain members of your team access to printers, you can limit the number of pages each authorized user can print in any given set of time.
If you need help getting to the bottom of your overwhelming printing costs, give us a call today at 734-927-6666 / 800-438-9337 to talk to one of our consultants.