Store All Your Supplies In One Location
This one might seem obvious, but if you have a large office it’s tempting to store small amounts of each type of your most popular supplies throughout the office. While this does make it easier for your staff to get pens, paperclips, and sticky notes as they need them, it also makes it easy for supplies to be misplaced, miscounted and forgotten about. If a box of labels gets hidden behind another in one place, you could find yourself purchasing twice the supplies you actually need!
Use a Discount Service to Purchase Your Supplies
One of the easiest ways to make sure that your office supply budget doesn’t get out of control is to use a discount service through a professional membership. These organizations negotiate discounted pricings, special offers, and even entire programs for their members with the biggest names in the office supply industry. By associating with a program like this, you’re cash flow will benefit from the reduced pricing. The best part is that there are programs you can join that are at no cost to you!
Keep a Detailed Inventory of Your Supplies
No, you’re not a teacher and you shouldn’t have to track down every pen, but having a detailed an up-to-date inventory of your office supplies has its benefits. Not only does it allow you to replenish supplies with correct amount, but also gives you insight into which supplies your office doesn’t actually use! Giant lime green sticky notepads seemed like a great idea at the time, but since the entire case is still in your supply closet, it’s a good indicator that they are not popular in your office.
Switch to an Internet Fax Service
It appears that the trend for the future does not include fax machines. While it may still be a few years out that they become obsolete, the reality is that most small business offices manage without one. If you office still relies heavily on sending and receiving faxes, you could say by switching from a traditional machine and phone line to an Internet based service. This would reduce your paper, ink & toner costs, and eliminate the need for a designated phone line. All of these equal more savings.
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