Buying Office Supplies: How to Improve Your Procurement Process

Simplifying the Procurement Process for Office Products 

No matter what industry you work in, it’s crucial that you have an efficient process for procuring supplies. You want to make sure your employees have quality supplies to work with, while making sure you aren’t spending too much money. By reevaluating your existing procurement system, you can save a lot of money and avoid headaches in the future. 

We can help you if you don’t think you are procuring office supplies efficiently. Try using the following tips to enhance your procurement process. 

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The Advantages of Using Recurring Orders When Buying Office Supplies

How You Can Benefit from Using Recurring Orders

If you frequently order office products from the same company, you might benefit from setting up a recurring order schedule. With this system, you can set an order online and have the same products sent to you again after a set period of time has passed. If there are particular products that you need to restock often, this is a convenient way to procure them.

Take some time to learn about the advantages of using a recurring order system.

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Selecting Promotional Products: Which Ones Are The Most Effective?

Picking the Best Promotional Office Supplies

Promotional products are some of the best marketing tools at your disposal, since people like to receive gifts at trade shows and public events. If you put your logo on these items, you will get your brand in front of many new faces, getting you a lot of publicity.

Some products have more staying power than others, however, so you need to think carefully about what you want to give away. If you are in the market for promotional items, we’ve highlighted a few recommendations. These items have a lot of practical uses, so it’s guaranteed that people will hold onto them for a long time.

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Remember to Grab These Often Forgotten Janitorial Supplies for Work

Don’t Forget These Cleaning Supplies

Disinfecting wipes, trash bags, and tissues are janitorial supplies that everyone knows to have in the office. However, there are a few helpful products that companies neglect to buy. From air purifiers to canned air, along with other items like floor mats, there other essential supplies you should keep around the office.

Next time you have to order janitorial supplies for the office, be sure to pick up these items if you don’t have them.

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Chinese Ink & Toner Clones: Everything Sellers & Shoppers Should Know

Fake Toners Continue to Cause Problems

Earlier this year, we talked about counterfeit ink and toner cartridges, and how they impact online sellers. Over the past year, another issue has come to our attention: the widespread sale of cloned Chinese toners. As these low-cost clones flood online storefronts, it gets much harder for businesses to make sales.

Below you can read about the problems brought up by cloned cartridge sales.

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Breakroom Snacks: Excellent Ideas for Snacks to Serve at Work

Motivate Workers With Tasty Breakroom Snacks

It is difficult for the average office worker to stay motivated for eight hours straight. Workers need energy during the day, so it would be wise to keep the breakroom stocked with snacks. Healthy snacks are great for the office, since they provide energy that will keep workers from burning out. Yet, it does not hurt to go for few treats here and there. 

Take a quick look at some tasty snacks you can get when you need to stock up on breakroom supplies. 

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The Issues of Pricing at Big-Box Stores: Sales to Price Hikes

Price Hikes for Business Supplies & More

Anyone who sells things online is no stranger to sales; marking down prices is a great way to entice shoppers into buying a few extra things. Small businesses and big-box stores alike can benefit greatly from sales, but some big-box stores take things a little too far. Some of these stores mark down prices to bring in customers, only to dramatically increase prices a short while after the sale concludes in order to maximize profits. Read about why this is not a great practice, and see why CMF avoids it entirely. 

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Refresh Your Workspace With These Simple, Effective Office Hacks

Office Hacks for Extra Convenience at Work

It is hard to get work done if you let your workspace get out of control. Things like messy clumps of cables and strewn office supplies on your desk can make it easy for you to lose focus if you like things to be tidy. Fortunately for you, there are plenty of easy and creative office hacks you can use to make your office more efficient. Try out these simple hacks in your office space to get things organized and improve your work output.

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A Guide to Storage: How to Effectively Store Items in Small Offices

Making Space in Small Offices

It is important to have a place to store your office supplies and important documents during workhours. By storing these items, you can keep your desk looking presentable, and it will be a lot easier for you to retrieve the one specific item you need. One issue, however, is that some people work in pretty small offices, and do not have a lot of room for storage. If you work in a small office space, use these tricks to create effective storage solutions.

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Benefits of Shopping From CMF vs. Amazon

Benefits of Shopping from CMF vs. Amazon

Why You Should Shop from CMF

While it can be convenient to shop from a large online store like Amazon, there are a few drawbacks. For example, the process of shopping is not as personal as some would like it to be. When you shop from CMF on the other hand, you can get a personalized shopping experience that will save you a few more bucks. Take a few minutes and see how you can benefit by shopping from CMF instead of a major website like Amazon.

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