We use SPC and are quite happy, and have saved money through them.  SPC is
a copier contract aggregator so they bundle hundreds or thousands of
contracts together during a bid process to get top pricing.  They act as an
agent for our vendor relationship, offering leverage and problem
resolution.  The database they build helps manage notifications and
inventory, and provides proactive reporting on usage.

What I'm working on is financial incentives for printing reduction.  I
haven't resolved that one, but requiring individual schools to pay for
their printing support and showing how they can save money, is a start, so
the accountability for cost is felt closely to where the source of the use

I looked at Paper Cut to manage printing, and that software's whole
objective is to reduce and make efficient the print function, so the jobs
are printed to the least cost printer first, etc.  But that solution is
pricey, and out of our range.

Our vendors are OSV and National.  OSV has been great, very diligent and
dug in when we have had issues, trouble adapting as an organization to new

Our printers are Kyocera, mostly 2135 and 3045's through National.  Our
copiers are Toshiba through OSV, and some Kyocera multifunction.


On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 2:39 PM, Dennis DeWeerdt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Anybody have strong feelings one way or another on your copier company?
> Our lease is about to run out and we are looking at purchasing vs.
> leasing. We are leaning towards purchasing. Also, who would be a good
> service company?
> Thanks in advance for any input.
> Dennis
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