Gartner Research

Cost-Cutting Initiatives for Office Printing

Published: 01 July 2013

ID: G00250991

Analyst(s): Sharon McNee, Tomoko Mitani, Ken Weilerstein


Many organizations have already taken the first steps toward reducing printing costs. We offer some additional tips and strategies to cut print costs even further and to help reduce the environmental impact of print.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Active Print Management Initiatives Can Cut Your Office Print Costs by 10% to 30%
  • Implement Pull Printing to Reduce Page Volumes
  • Set Toner-Saving Modes
    • Page Recomposition Software
    • Erasable Paper Printing Systems
  • Avoid Quick Fixes That Undermine Long-Term Print Initiatives
  • Costs to Implement Recommended Actions
  • Potential Annualized Savings From Recommended Actions

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