July 2016

The End Is Nigh

Well gents, I'm not sure how much more of this industry I can take. It's becoming completely dog-shit. Here's why: I put out 12 proposals this month. Only 1 deal closed. There is literally no differentiation between the products anymore. People just want to print, copy, scan and fax. All the bells and whistles just increase your wholesale price. Every authorized dealer has great service. Pricing is just ridiculous. You can't even compete with refurbs anymore because dealers are using...Read More...
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True In House Leasing

Jason H
Are there any who are doing there own "true" in house leasing. Several in my market claim they do with the typical private label docs and then a letter is sent to the customer saying it has been sold to "X" leasing company after the sale. We do the same except we don't claim to do our own leasing because I don't think 90% of clients really care unless they have had a bad experience with a particular leasing company...Not really a problem but I know of a few larger dealers that from what I...Read More...
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D'Youville to Participate in Reforestation Program College unites with company to reduce environmental impact Buffalo, July 20, 2016 – D’Youville College has partnered with PrintReleaf Exchange to promote sustainable business practices and reduce the environmental impacts that can result from the use of forest products. The program, via Toshiba Business Solutions – Buffalo , is the first technology platform to enable cloud-based tracking and reforestation of printed paper. Patented software...Read More...
Beginning this fall, each time students, faculty and staff at D’Youville College use a collective 8,333 sheets of paper from printers and copy machines on campus, a new tree will be planted in an area of the world that needs to be reforested. The college of about 3,000 students, working with Toshiba Business Solutions’ Buffalo office, has signed on to a software platform called PrintReleaf Exchange that will monitor paper use on campus. Once a threshold of 8,333 sheets of paper is reached,...Read More...
Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp reported a smaller first-quarter loss helped by restructuring and cost cuts, although revenue shrank by a third as demand for its products slumped. The ailing company, which is due to be acquired by Taiwan's Foxconn, said it was hit by a drop-off in demand for smartphone camera modules, TV and tablet displays and by a decline in Chinese demand for consumer electronics. Demand for solar panels in Japan also fell. Revenue tumbled 32 percent to 423.4...Read More...
The Japanese electronics giant, once the leader in the television industry, spent the first part of this decade unveiling larger and larger flat-screen televisions, proudly displaying a 110-inch model in its Mahwah lobby. Now, Sharp has fine-tuned its strategy and is thinking smaller. Over the past year and a half, the company has trimmed staff, consolidated its North Jersey operations, shifted focus from televisions to more profitable small appliance lines such as microwaves and air...Read More...
Contact: Caster Communications, Inc. +1 401-792-7080 AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection Adds Intelligent Analytics Predictive Maintenance Technology to ESP/SurgeX Brands Expert Manager, an analytics tool now part of standard Next Gen and Envision diagnostic software, provides instant analysis of power data, pinpoints electrical issues, and offers resolutions. Knightdale, NC – July 28, 2016 – AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection, a leader in advanced power protection, intelligent...Read More...
Printers, MFPs and Related Technologies Solicitation No. 99999-SPD0000137 Region Georgia Agency ADMINISTRATIVE,SERVICES SWC Due Date Sep 27, 2016 Source http://ssl.doas.state.ga.us/ PRSapp/PublicBidNotice?bid_op= 17... This Government agency will only accept electronic bid responses from Suppliers for this bid opportunity. Consult the Quick Reference Guide for assistance in responding to the bid Click to submit your response. Bid Title Printers, MFPs and Related Technologies Bid Number...Read More...

Lead for MPS in Texas

Art Post
Printer Maintenance and Management Systems for all type of Printers Region Texas Agency Birdville Independent School District Due Date Aug 16, 2016 Source http://www.ci.turlock.ca.us/ doingbusinesswithus/ bidsforprodu... Printer Maintenance and Management Systems for all type of Printers Specification Number: Bid No. 16-370 Question Cutoff Date: 8/9/2016 Bid Close Date: 8/16/2016 Download Bid Package View Vendor List Ask a QuestioRead More...
Printer Maintenance and Management Systems for all type of Printers Solicitation No. Specification Number: Bid No. 16-370 Region California Agency City of Turlock Due Date Aug 16, 2016 Source http://www.ci.turlock.ca.us/ doingbusinesswithus/ bidsforprodu... Printer Maintenance and Management Systems for all type of Printers Specification Number: Bid No. 16-370 Question Cutoff Date: 8/9/2016 Bid Close Date: 8/16/2016 Download Bid Package View Vendor List Ask a QuestioRead More...
Three Dimensional Printer for the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology (CAEST) Solicitation No. RFP #1304 Region Ohio Agency Kent State University Due Date Aug 11, 2016 Source http://www.kent.edu/ procurement/bids DOCUMENT DESCRIPTION DUE DATE CONTACTS RFP #1304 Three Dimensional Printer for the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology (CAEST) August 11, 2016 Larry McWilliamsRead More...
Administrative Services Minnesota and Wisconsin GS05P16SAD7009 Matched Keyword(s) copiers Document Type Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Modified... Solicitation No. GS05P16SAD7009 Region Pennsylvania Agency General Services Administration Due Date Aug 19, 2016 Source https://www.fbo.gov/?s= opportunity&mode=form&id= 1f462ee8d747... ...and databases using Excel and Access. (d) Learning other Government software programs. (e) Providing receptionist, faxing, and copier /duplicating...Read More...
Color Copier Lease with Maintenance Agreement for the BIE, Pine Ridge School Matched Keyword(s) copiers Document Type Combined Synopsis/Solicitation / Indian Small... Solicitation No. A16PS00997 Agency Department of the Interior Due Date Aug 9, 2016 Source https://www.fbo.gov/?s= opportunity&mode=form&id= 2f1fd00d407e... ...Number: A16PS00997 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Synopsis: Added: Jul 28, 2016 12:49 pm Copier Leases with Maintenance Agreements for the BIE,...Read More...
--OPTION - Full Maintenance Copier Matched Keyword(s) copiers Document Type Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Modified... Solicitation No. W91QV1-16-T-0117 Region Virginia Agency Department of the Army Due Date Aug 1, 2016 Source https://www.fbo.gov/?s= opportunity&mode=form&id= 32dc4b5533be... Solicitation Number: W91QV1-16-T-0117 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Synopsis: Added: Jul 27, 2016 5:04 pm Modified: Jul 28, 2016 11:29 am Track Changes CANCELLATION NOTICE:This is...Read More...
Three Multifunction Copiers Matched Keyword(s) copiers Region Massachusetts Agency City of Chicopee, Massachusetts Due Date Aug 11, 2016 Source http://www.chicopeema.gov/ bids.aspx?bidID=61 Bid Number: Bid 16/58 Bid Title: Three Multifunction Copiers Category: Purchasing Status: Open Description: The City is seeking sealed bids for the lease of ...Status: Open Description: The City is seeking sealed bids for the lease of Three Multifunctional Copiers . To obtain bidding documents please fill...Read More...
Recently went up against a company that was offering Unlimited Black and Color pages plans here in NJ. Not sure how they are doing it, has anyone else seen this crop up in their area? Here is there web address, takes while to load....http://www.copysmart.me/m/ checked to see if they were authorized for any manufacturers and came up with nothing.Read More...
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Auxilio, Inc. Announces Managed "NO PRINT" Services Poised to Be News at AHRMM16 Questioning the Healthcare Industry - Why and What Users Print MISSION VIEJO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 28, 2016) - Auxilio, Inc. ( OTCQB : AUXO ), a leading provider of Managed Print Services (MPS) and IT Security for the healthcare industry, today announces the roll out of its new MPS methodology to include a NO PRINT strategy at AHRMM16 Conference, to held on August 1-2, 2016 at the San Diego Convention Center.Read More...
NORWALK, Conn.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has again maintained the leadership position in worldwide managed print services (MPS), according to the latest market landscape report by analyst research group Quocirca . The 2016 rankings mark Xerox’s seventh year as the leader. .@Xerox retains leadership position in @Quocirca’s worldwide #MPS landscape report for 7th straight year. Tweet this Xerox’s Next Generation MPS offering has three main stages – assess and optimize ; secure and...Read More...
MELVILLE, N.Y., July 26, 2016 – With the successful launch of the third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform earlier this year, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, continues the positive momentum with seven accolades from Buyers Laboratory, LLC (BLI). Among the honors include recognition of several new third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems with four ‘Pick’ awards for performance in the A3 category, as well as three other awards to certain imageRUNNER and...Read More...
67- - Copier Purchase Matched Keyword(s) copiers Document Type Combined Synopsis/Solicitation / Service... Solicitation No. VA101V16Q0346 Region District of Columbia Agency Department of Veterans Affairs Due Date Aug 9, 2016 Source https://www.fbo.gov/?s= opportunity&mode=form&id= b0841c843d63... ...limitation is 1,000 Employees. v. The contractor shall two (2) Canon imageRunner ADVANCE C3330 iG or equal copiers and provide initial operator training and network set up per the...Read More...
Request for Proposals - Copiers Matched Keyword(s) copiers Solicitation No. 301314B0008867 Region Michigan Agency State of Michigan Point of Contact Sandey Gutenschwager Due Date Aug 9, 2016 Source To access the bid document, please visit the agency's website at below and search by your matched keyword: https://www.buy4michigan.com/ bso/external/publicBids.sdo ...Description Purchase Method Bid Opening Date Bid Holder List 301314B0008867 Sandey Gutenschwager Request for Proposals - Copiers...Read More...
DOME Print and Marketing Solutions Installs EFI’s Two Newest VUTEk Production Inkjet Printers FREMONT, California -- July 27, 2016 -- DOME Print and Marketing Solutions is meeting rising demand for high-quality, superwide-format inkjet graphics with a pair of strategic investments in its new manufacturing facility. DOME, which is one of Northern California’s leading independent commercial print businesses, has upgraded its superwide-format inkjet production operations, becoming one of the...Read More...
Lexmark Named a Leader in Quocirca MPS Vendor Landscape Fifth Consecutive Year Lexington, Ky. (PRWEB) July 28, 2016 Lexmark International, Inc. announced it has been positioned for the fifth consecutive year as a leader in managed print services (MPS) by leading European-based industry analyst firm Quocirca. The Managed Print Services Landscape report is an independent vendor analysis of the global enterprise MPS market. The report states, "It's software and solutions portfolio is the...Read More...
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