Before we get to the “real” business reasons, there’s one often-overlooked reason to investigate MPS – managing office equipment is a tedious, time-consuming, and thankless task. No one says “thank you” when the printer and copier is working, but when one breaks . . . you hear about it. It’s a headache you don’t have to deal with. Most of us don’t service our own vehicles; we go to Jiffy Lube, Midas, etc. for repairs. Office equipment, while apparently simple, really isn’t. An expert can help you be more productive, while allowing you to focus on your job – not making sure there’s enough toner around or that you know what company to call to repair which device (if you have a maintenance contract at all).
As for the “real business” reasons, there are seven we’ll focus on here.