Month: January 2015

Xerox, Lexmark, Ricoh, and Toshiba Printing – Updates from Our Brands

We’re proud to work with some of the best brands in the industry to provide bespoke solutions for our clients. These brands are world renowned for quality and their green credentials; just two of the reasons why we selected them as suppliers. To help you stay up to date on the latest information and find useful articles online, here are some of the recent print highlights from our favourite brands: Seven Steps to Business Reinvention  from Xerox: this advance is targeted at print providers but can help any industry. Xerox has a new savings plan for small businesses to meet print needs while saving money. Will our children live on a waste-free planet? Green credentials are incredibly important to us at Mode, read more...

Hertfordshire Print Supplier Plants 3,000 Trees

We’re committed to the environment, which is why we only work with suppliers who have excellent green credentials and processes that minimise their impact on the environment at every step of the supply chain. One of our print supply partners, Ricoh, compensates for their CO2 emissions by planting and conserving British woodland. Carbon Capture helps Ricoh remove CO2 by creating native woodland across the country; they remove just as much CO2 as they create. Ricoh also donate 2p per ream of paper to The Woodland Trust, which means that a tree is planted for every pallet bought. This recent project was part of Carbon Capture’s Tree Planting Day in Heartwood Forest, Hertfordshire. The work by 150 participants ensured that the read more...

Printing from Your Phone: There’s an App for That

Smartphones are ubiquitous – even if your business doesn’t provide sales people with smartphones, it’s likely that your staff have used their phones for checking emails or other work tasks at some point. If they’re doing more and more of their work from smartphones and tablets, it makes sense to let them print from those devices. At the moment, emailing items between the devices is the simplest way of getting them from place to place. Unfortunately, this wastes time and can present problems if you need to print a particularly large file. PrintBack from Xerox Printers That’s why Xerox launched PrintBack – an app for both Android and iOS devices that let you print to the device at work from read more...

4 Ways to Print Less and Save More

Businesses seem to fall into two main camps; those to aim to go ‘paperless’ and those who depend on printing for their day to day admin. However, most offices could implement a few simple changes and significantly cut down on waste and excessive printing. 92% of people say that they print more than they need and then throw away up to a third of what they print. This waste costs UK businesses millions every single year. Print less is surprisingly easy – a lot can be achieved by simply putting a policy in place and communicating it properly. However, using the tools at your disposal can reinforce that policy and monitor print activity to find further efficiencies. Set up Print read more...