You might find yourself wondering, "What do printers and cars have in common?" The answer is easy. Simply put, to keep it running smoothly, it requires regular maintenance. Over the course of its lifetime those associated costs can add up. One area that they are different, however, is that with a car there isn't a way to bundle all those associated costs together. This is where Managed Print Services (MPS) comes into play for your printers. So, let's begin to break down those similarities and put managed print services into a scenario that every driver can relate to.
Let's say you're a business owner considering whether you should purchase or lease your next copier for your office. It's a big decision with a lot of contributing factors, and as a smart business owner, it's good to be informed. There are several questions that you will need to ask when the time comes to decide, and that's where we come in.
For the past 29 years, Konica Minolta has been awarding businesses with their Pro-Tech Service Award. This honor is awarded to their dealers that are committed to providing outstanding customer service and focus on maintaining Konica Minolta products to their optimal performance. In 2017, both SumnerOne St. Louis and Kansas City were awarded the Pro-Tech Service Award. SumnerOne has been the only dealer in Missouri to be selected for the 24th year in a row.
All right…admit it. Who hasn’t wanted to go all Office Space on a misbehaving copier once or twice in their professional career? We’ve heard the desperation in peoples’ voices as they call our office begging for help with one of those rogue printers that showed up on someone’s desk and randomly decides to spew madness. So we thought we’d have a little fun with the idea and kick it up a notch in our Kansas City office while doing a bit of good for our local community with our 2nd Annual Worst Copier in KC event. Our aim was twofold: raise some serious cash for BIGGSteps for Cancer Prevention & replace KC's worst copier with a new Canon MFP valued at $10,000 plus 2 full years of copies and service at a local business in desperate need of a new copier.
As technology has improved, the relationship between a sheet of 8 ½ by 11” paper and the mechanical guts of a printer has become more and more like an old married couple. Most days, they get along beautifully and there isn’t a single concern or disruption as they go through their daily routines together.
Topics: Printers, Copiers & MFPs
Thanks to a well-known car insurance company, we all know that “mayhem” can wreak havoc on the roadways. But, just like getting stuck trying to change a tire in a heavy rainstorm, you can get stuck bending over a printer,
trying to change out an ink cartridge, jiggling the USB cable of a non-networked printer that won’t print, or yanking out a paper jam…and then that paper jam turns out to be a co-worker’s birthday party invitation for their kindergartener.
In December of 2015, Fast Company published an article predicting the top 8 office design trends for 2016. A year later, we’re curious as to how those predictions have turned out. So we checked in with a few of our clients and colleagues, here’s what we discovered about the top 4 predictions: