The Copy Room

Tips, Tricks and News

The Copy Room is a blog from Innovative Office Systems
showcasing the latest and greatest tips, tricks, product announcements and IOS news.

USPS® Temporary Rate Increase for Commercial Parcels Effective October 18, 2020 – December 27, 2020

By iosconnect | Oct 6, 2020 |

On September 4, 2020, the PRC (Postal Regulatory Commission) approved the temporary rate increase submitted on August 14, 2020, for USPS® Commercial Parcels effective October 18, 2020 – December 27, 2020. This temporary rate increase will affect Commercial Base and Commercial Plus pricing. Affected commercial domestic “competitive price category” parcels: First-Class® Package ServicePriority Mail®Priority Mail®…

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USPS® Rate Change Effective January 26, 2020

By iosconnect | Jan 21, 2020 |

On December 12, 2019 the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) approved a rate change for First-Class® Mail rates (market dominant rates).  Previously they had approved the shipping rates (market competitive rates) for Priority Mail®, Priority Mail Express®, Parcel Select® and First-Class Package Service®. A big takeaway is that the First Class Mail® rates are staying the same with stamps…

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Kyocera and the Environment

By iosconnect | Aug 15, 2019 |

ECOSYS® TECHNOLOGY Kyocera’s Objective is to Manufacture Superior Products with a Low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Minimize the Impact on the Environment. ECOSYS printers incorporate a patented long life drum which is separate from the toner container, eliminating drum replacement when toner is depleted – and reducing landfill waste. ECOSYS printers provide a printing solution that incorporates long life…

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Employee Innovation: It Starts with Smart Tools and Technology Integration

By iosconnect | Jul 17, 2019 |
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Only 33% of U.S. workers are engaged at their jobs, according to Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workforce report. It goes on to state: “Regardless of all the changes in the workplace, people remain the core component in an organization’s success or failure. Leaders have to think about their technology, policies, products and services ……

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FP Mailing Solutions Announces PostBase Vision Series

By iosconnect | Jul 16, 2019 |
Innovative Office Systems PostBase Vision

FP Mailing Solutions announces the latest in postage meter technology: the PostBase™ Vision Series. This series showcases innovative features and the highest level of mailing security. The PostBase Vision series truly embodies a modern, award winning design that integrates perfectly into any office environment. The series is comprised of three modern mailing machines: the PostBase semi-automatic, PostBase automatic…

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Kyocera Document Solutions Provides MFPs and Printers for G20 Osaka Summit 2019

By iosconnect | Jul 9, 2019 |
Innovative Office Systems Kyocera G20

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. (President: Norihiko Ina; hereinafter “Kyocera”) announced that it provided multifunctional products (MFPs) and printers for the G20 Osaka Summit 2019 held from June 28-29 at INTEX Osaka in Japan. This year marks the first time the G20 Summit was held in Japan. The company supplied equipment for the International Broadcasting Center…

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Five Common Workflow Problems — And How To Solve Them

By iosconnect | Jun 26, 2019 |
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Do you feel stymied at work? Are inefficient processes and procedures slowing you down? You’re not alone. As workplace demands escalate, many of us feel like Lewis Carroll’s Red Queen, running as fast as we can just to stay where we are. Much of the hustle is unnecessary, caused by burdensome procedures and outdated office…

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USPS Rate Change: Priority Mail® and Priority Express Mail®

By iosconnect | May 31, 2019 |
mailbox Innovative Office Systems Bossier City

On June 23, 2019 there will be a USPS® price change for Priority Mail® and Priority Express Mail®.

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3 common mistakes your peers make with their disaster recovery plans

By iosconnect | May 29, 2019 |
security mistakes your peers make Innovative Office Systems Bossier City

Have a disaster recovery (DR) plan? That puts you ahead of many of your peers. But that doesn’t mean you can – or should – stop there.

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Paper Prices: What the Heck is Going On?

By iosconnect | May 17, 2019 |
Paper prices chart Innovative Office Systems Bossier

Dietzgen announced an increase effective April 1 that ranges from 6 percent for bond to 25 percent for Tyvek. Neenah Paper announced an approximate 3 percent increase effective March 25. International Paper bumped prices up last summer. And those are just the recent increases.

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