Leverancier van kantoorartikelen Office Depot, in Nederland met het merk Viking Direct actief heeft een overeenkomst gesloten met Xerox voor het leveren van Managed Print Services aan haar klanten.
Met Managed Print Services wordt de hardware, toner en onderhoud in éém contract aangeboden. De afnemer betaalt een vast bedrag per maand voor de apparatuur en een klik voor zwartwit en kleurafdruk.
Boca Raton, USA, March 01, 2011 — Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced a partnership with Xerox to offer Managed Print Services to customers across Europe. Xerox® Managed Print Services are currently available to Office Depot customers in Germany, with a European rollout scheduled to take place throughout the remainder of the year.
Office Depot’s new Managed Print Services offering, which leverages Xerox’s expertise in solution design and service delivery, will enable Office Depot to assess, optimise and manage customer printing needs, resulting in lower print, copy and IT support costs, reduced environmental impact, as well as increased office productivity.
“The proven leadership of Xerox in the Managed Print Services space provides Office Depot customers with access to outstanding print service capabilities, cross-Europe delivery opportunities, and leasing agreements for both Xerox and non Xerox hardware,” said Mike Elbers, Vice President of Marketing and Merchandising for Office Depot in Europe. “This exclusive partnership is the first European offering of its kind to bring a multi-brand solution in office supplies and print capabilities for our broad customer base.”
“Businesses are looking for guaranteed results in cost savings, meeting security measures and achieving sustainability objectives. That’s why many are turning to Managed Print Services, which uncovers hidden savings of all kinds,” said Douraid Zaghouani, Senior Vice President, Xerox Europe, European Channels Group. “The combination of Office Depot’s customer care focus and strong supply chain capabilities and Xerox’s industry leadership and years of expertise in Managed Print Services, will allow companies to focus on what matters most: their real business.”