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Department of Veterans Affairs

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All documentation within our systems should be electronic, as it allows us to better manage, organize, store, transport and replicate information. We will save a lot, by implementing this initiative completely. With the production of large amounts of documentation there is a lot of overhead.

Agencies must supply not only the printers but all the parts to maintain them – along with service contracts and of course, paper.... more »

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Contract printers

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Contracted Balck and White printers cost about 1.5 cents per page where laser costs 7 center per page. Inkjet costs about 20 cents per page. Contracting Xerox or like machines could save millions in operating overhead

All contract maintenace agreements for not only repair of equipment but includes toner as well. The new machines are extremly sophisticated and can do myriad functions saving end users time and effort as... more »

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Life cycle costs

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Our agency spends millions annually on printers and related consumables. It appears that many printer procurements are not decided upon "life cycle" costing, but rather lowest equipment price. I suggest that the procurement process be based on life cycle costing (including toner and related consumable/maintenance costs). Thousands could be saved.

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