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Ready to Trade In Your Office Technology? Here's How!

Posted by Tim Stanley on Thu, Jun 30, 2016 @ 08:46 AM

trade_in_TDSIT.jpgOffice technology is always in the process of changing and evolving. As new functionality becomes available, office equipment that is only a few years old may already be outdated. If you’d like to lower your operating costs, improve efficiencies and reduce your carbon footprint why not consider trading in your old equipment for newer technology? 

Here's what you need to know about the trade-in process: 

How does it work? - Typically there is a quick assessment of your current equipment and a discussion as to your needs and functionality requirements. Take some time to assess your needs for today and into the future. It’s an easy process and a rewarding one!

What can I trade, and how is it valued? - The condition, quality and number of impressions on each device is considered to determine value. Many types of office devices can be traded in: copiers, fax machines, printers, scanners, and even MFPs can be considered for trade.

I have a lease. Do I need to wait until it expires? - Probably not. Most lease contracts are somewhat flexible and will allow you to exit your agreement if you are upgrading to newer technology. Check the terms and conditions of your current lease to see if there are any early lease termination clauses or fees.

Will I need to enter another lease agreement? - Not necessarily, it depends on what you are trading in.

What happens if no one wants my old equipment? - It is either refurbished, or properly recycled depending on its condition. It may also be donated to a non-profit if it is in good condition and serviceable.

Is it common to trade in old equipment? - Absolutely! More than 80% of copiers, printers, fax machines and scanners are traded for more efficient and cost effective devices to allow businesses to become more productive and sustainable. Once business owners understand how new equipment can improve ther bottom line, most question why they didn’t do it sooner!

If you’re getting frustrated with the loss of productivity and rising costs of old technology, consider the possibility of trading in and upgrading. It’s easier than you think and can translate directly to your bottom line!

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Are You Tired of Dealing with Old Office Equipment?

Posted by Tim Stanley on Thu, May 15, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

TDS TradeInDealing with finicky office equipment and feel yourself getting even more frustrated with faulty fax machines, non-functioning printers, or defunct copiers? Fortunately you can take advantage of our exclusive TDS office equipment trade in program that allows you to upgrade to the best and most efficient equipment while ridding yourself of your current office equipment causing disruptions in the office workflow.

You probably have some questions about office equipment trade in process, though. No problem, some of the most common questions have been answered below.

How will the trade in work? What can be traded in?
It is easy to have your office equipment traded in, it all starts with an assessment. The assessment will help determine special or unique features in your equipment that could up its value as well as quality and condition. Think of it of like trading in a used car, there is going to be differing levels of value for your current office equipment. As for what can be traded in, office equipment such as fax machines, copiers, printers (including multi-function printers), scanners are all included in the TDS trade in program.

If equipment is leased, do you have to wait until the lease ends?
Typically, you don't have to wait out a lease contract but you should always look through your current contract in order to be certain and make sure there are no early termination clauses that could surprise you.

Is it common to trade in office equipment?
Yes! It is a very easy and inexpensive way to get better office equipment that will better suit the needs of your business. In fact, about 80% of office equipment is traded in.

Trading in your old office equipment can mean the difference between fighting with the printer everyday or having equipment that actually works for you. Our TDS trade in program can help with that, so why not give it a try with some the older office equipment that is frustrating you? Contact us today and learn more.

.....and to find out how much your business spends on print, click here for your free print assessment: 

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