SMBs

Putting The 'Small' Back into SME Print Costs

Date Added: Feb 2014
Format: PDF

Practical, immediate steps for small to medium enterprises

While many regions around the world are bouncing back from tough economic conditions, laser-like focus on eliminating costs within business remains - particularly within small and medium enterprises (SMEs). With fewer resources than large enterprises, yet exposed to the same fierce global competition, SMEs must constrain costs if they are to stay viable.

Despite this, many SMEs continue to remain unaware of the full extent of one of their major costs: their hardcopy printing.

For all the talk of a move to the "paperless office" and despite moves in recent years to outsource some of their printing, SMEs continue to be heavily reliant on in-house hardcopy printing.

This paper focuses on practical, immediate steps small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can take to substantially reduce printing costs and improve their competitive position.