In an increasingly competitive marketplace, businesses attempt to control costs and trim unnecessary expenditures wherever possible. While operations, large equipment and labor are difficult to cut without impacting the business’s overall productivity and effectiveness, easy targets for cost cutbacks are office expenses, where new technology and creative thinking can help shrink expenditures. Options exist for businesses to shift costs and services to outside of the office. A few changes to your business’s standard operations can save you a lot of money every year.
Eliminate paper altogether. In the same vein as working in the cloud, documents can be exchanged, edited and collaborated on electronically. Getting rid of paper costs also allows you to eliminate printer, toner cartridge and copier expenses.