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What Procurement can Learn from the 2008 Financial Crisis as a Post-COVID Recession Looms

One of the worst global economic declines – also known as The Great Recession – officially began in December 2007 and ran through June of 2009. The complete collapse of the housing market caused this 18-month economic hardship affected not just young adults in their 20s and 30s but also many Americans ages 50 and older as they were all directly or indirectly affected by rising unemployment, falling home values and a decline in the stock market. It is easily seen that all three have already started happening and those who choose to ignore these recession signs will be in for a startling reality check.

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Unleash the Power of Quality

Our specialty at Quality Imaging Solutions is providing a more concierge approach to indirect spend reduction and cost avoidance on printer toner cartridge supplies, consumables and hardware.

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How the Pandemic Disrupted Ink & Toner Indirect Spend When We Weren't Looking

The pandemic allowed commerce to continue with companies allowing employees to #WFH and continue even with #HybridWorkEnvironments.....giving out home-office “allowances” for purchases like monitors, keyboards….and yes, you guessed it….better work from home office printers. The downside of this was that specifically printer ink and toner spend became #RogueSpend as there were no requirements for printer model standardization.

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How to Save Time and Money on Your Printer Cartridge Supplies

Over 350,000,000 empty cartridges end up in our landfills each year, nationwide. That takes 1,000 years for them to decompose!

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What Procurement can Learn from the 2008 Financial Crisis as a Post-COVID Recession Looms

One of the worst global economic declines – also known as The Great Recession – officially began in December 2007 and ran through June of 2009. The complete collapse of the housing market caused this 18-month economic hardship affected not just young adults in their 20s and 30s but also many Americans ages 50 and older as they were all directly or indirectly affected by rising unemployment, falling home values and a decline in the stock market. It is easily seen that all three have already started happening and those who choose to ignore these recession signs will be in for a startling reality check.

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What Happens When a Cartridge is Recycled?

Ever wonder what happens when you recycle your empty inkjet or toner cartridge? Watch this video to learn more!

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Top 5 Reasons to STOP Recycling Your Printer Cartridges

Here are Top 5 Reasons Why You Should STOP Recycling Right Now:

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How to Clean Ink and Toner Spills off Clothing

Unfortunately, we’ve likely all had to deal with at one time or another, getting ink or toner on our hands or on our clothing accidentally.

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Unleash the Power of Quality

Our specialty at Quality Imaging Solutions is providing a more concierge approach to indirect spend reduction and cost avoidance on printer toner cartridge supplies, consumables and hardware.

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How the Pandemic Disrupted Ink & Toner Indirect Spend When We Weren't Looking

The pandemic allowed commerce to continue with companies allowing employees to #WFH and continue even with #HybridWorkEnvironments.....giving out home-office “allowances” for purchases like monitors, keyboards….and yes, you guessed it….better work from home office printers. The downside of this was that specifically printer ink and toner spend became #RogueSpend as there were no requirements for printer model standardization.

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New Announcement: Quality Imaging Solutions is Partnering with Procurement Foundry

We are thrilled to announce the partnership between Quality Imaging Solutions LLC and Procurement Foundry.

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Taking a Broader Look at the Meaning of Diversity

If you missed the #SupplyChainDiversityDiscussion LinkedIn Live Accelerator event hosted by Kelly Barner last Friday - don't sweat....now you can catch the recording!

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Two (Not So) Secrets and the 'Big Worry' of Supplier Diversity

If you missed the #SupplyChainDiversityDiscussion LinkedIn Live Accelerator event hosted by Kelly Barner this morning - don't sweat....now you can catch the recording!

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Small Suppliers - Big Customers....Opportunity or Obstacle?

If you missed today's LinkedIn LIVE Audio event, 'Small Suppliers - Big Customers: Opportunity or Obstacle' featuring Heather Fotch ~ Founder and WBE/DBE at Quality Imaging Solutions, and Helen Mackenzie ~ Head of Community and Events at Art of Procurement, and hosted by Kelly Barner ~ Procurement and Supply Chain Writer, Founder of Buyers Meeting Point, Head Content and Brand Management at Art of Procurement, and a LinkedIn Accelerator Member - you can now listen to the replay!

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How to Clean Accidental Ink and Toner Spills

Unfortunately, we’ve likely all had to deal with at one time or another, getting ink or toner on our hands or on our clothing accidentally. Maybe when changing out the cartridge, or perhaps when shaking a toner cartridge as it got closer to its end of life, to loosen up loose toner powder inside and squeak by for another couple of days.

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Do You Know Where Your Printer Cartridges Come From?

Do you know where your printer toner cartridges come from? And more importantly, do you know why you should care?

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Sloppy Indirect Spend Data Costs You More Than You Realize

As we approach the end of the calendar year – and for many of you, the end of your fiscal first quarter, let’s discuss the ways sloppy indirect spend data is costing your company a ton of money without you knowing it.

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Extended Yield Cartridges - The Smart Way to Lower Costs and Waste

Are your printers running out of toner too quickly? Extended yield cartridges can keep them printing longer, surpassing the highest page yields of national printer brands.

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How to Save Time and Money on Your Printer Cartridge Supplies

Over 350,000,000 empty cartridges end up in our landfills each year, nationwide. That takes 1,000 years for them to decompose!

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The Importance of High Quality Spend Data

More than ever before, we are in an age where #Procurement demands the following:

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How Can Managed Print Services Reduce Costs for Legal Services Institutions?

Did you know that ​compared to an overall industry average ​of 6.1 %, legal services organizations ​have reported that printing costs can run in the range of ​13.7% of their revenue​ on internal and external document production​, and that they are not able to accurately measure their printing costs.

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Why is Managed Print Services an Asset to Financial Institutions?

Do you know how much your organization spends on printing each year? If the answer is "no", you are not alone.

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What Are The Benefits of Managed Print Services for Healthcare Organizations?

For every $1 spend printing a single page, costs another $9 to manage it. Managed print can help you capture your total cost of ownership on your printing needs in order to reduce direct and related expenditures.

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What are Managed Print Services?

Do you know how much your company spends on printing each year?

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