How to Minimize Printing to Maximize Results

Dale McIntyre

Typically, it costs a business about 2 to 4 cents to print a single black-and-white page and up to 15 cents to print in color. Add in color graphics, and costs can climb as high as 60 cents per page. These seemingly tiny amounts add up over time, and yet many company leaders don’t consider… [ Read more ]

Print Management Lessons from a Cat

Dale McIntyre

Heat loss. Wasted energy. The unwanted transfer of thermal energy. Yes, we can learn a lot from a cat. Heat, or thermal energy, is a wavelength of light that is invisible to our eyes. While most of us know that heat loss happens, we don’t really understand the magnitude of it until we get a… [ Read more ]

Is Your Company Wasting Money on Office Printing?

Dale McIntyre

Every large company competing in the global market today is doing what it can to drive growth, reduce costs, and improve information security and supply chain efficiency. However, there’s one frequently overlooked area that serves all of these goals when managed strategically: printing. That’s right. All of these goals can be addressed by an old… [ Read more ]

Chasing Green: Why Companies Are Adopting Sustainable Printing

Dale McIntyre

For many businesses, office printing represents one of the largest expense categories, and yet few business leaders give it much thought. Some companies attempt to create a paperless office, and then they face all of the practical challenges and security uncertainties that accompany making that shift. Others ride a status quo that tacitly allows printing… [ Read more ]

How to Create a More Sustainable Print Environment

Dale McIntyre

From 2011 to 2013, the percentage of Standard and Poor’s 500 companies publishing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reports rose from 20 percent to 72 percent. The message was clear: Disclosing information on sustainability performance is no longer just a way for business leaders to get ahead of the competition; it’s a requirement to avoid… [ Read more ]

How to Foster Mindful Printing Habits

Dale McIntyre

Most people don’t give much thought to office printing. Because printing is a habitual part of everyday office workflows and processes, it’s often taken for granted. This tendency even applies to the people who are tasked with managing print for their organizations. Typically, cost management strategies for office printing are focused only on print devices… [ Read more ]

Be a Steward of Print and Reap the Rewards

Dale McIntyre

As I mentioned earlier in this blog, stewardship is one of our foundational values at Pharos. It recognizes that we have a responsibility with our choices that goes beyond simple business profit. Stewardship in the world of print forces us to look outward and consider the global ramifications of each decision to print. It requires… [ Read more ]

More Than Just Saving Money

Dale McIntyre

At Pharos, we believe that the best solutions come from a mindset of discovery. This belief is refined by our experience and shaped by our values. One of these values is stewardship. Stewardship is an ethic that embodies the responsible planning and management of resources. It is a mindset of being accountable for the resources… [ Read more ]