We all have received those emails with the little tagline at the bottom urging us to think about the environment before printing that message. But why worry about paper? While "going green" and reducing paper can be good for the environment, it can also help improve the bottom line.
"Our customers want to cut down on how much paper they generate, but they also want to cut down on how much they store," says John Lebel, chief technology officer with Karmak, Carlinville, Ill. "If you think about the paper they have to store in filing cabinets, it's not just the thousands of invoices they may generate each month, but utility bills, phone bills and other documents." All can be lost if a building burns down or there is a natural disaster such as a flood, hurricane or tornado. Full story >