Do you track the usage of your copier? If not, then you could be missing opportunities to save money every month. It’s not enough to just get a good deal on your copier lease, because there are other payments to track as well. There are consumables being used every month and waste can grow if you don’t keep an eye on it. This is why you need to think about who manages your copier.

If you don’t have any a plan for someone to manage your copier then you should consider a course of action. There are basically two different ways you can go about this.

  1. Choose someone in your office to be the copier manger
  2. Work with a managed print services company

If you choose someone in the office then you will not need to pay a company to do this work for you. They should be someone who is good at keeping organized, staying on track, and finding patterns.

The other option is to work with a managed print services provider. A managed print services provider will track literally everything that happens with your printer or copier. This is the best way to get a full report of everything that happens with your office machine. You can get details reports about waste and get recommendations on how to save money.

Either option is viable depending on what size business you run. Smaller operations can work with an , but when it comes to big business using a managed print services provider is usually the way to go.

Whichever direction you choose will be better than not watching at all. You may be surprised how much waste is going unaccounted for.