Coming to the end of your copier lease can be an exciting time. You are about to get a new machine for your business and are excited by the possibilities. However, you being to learn that ending a copier lease isn’t always so easy and that there are charges to be worried about that you didn’t figure into your plan. One of the most overlooked factors is who takes care of shipping your office copier.
Shipping your office copier actually is not generally the responsibility of your leasing company. Many people expect for their company to pick up their machine on the last day of the lease, but that is hardly ever the case.
Instead, they usually leave it up to the person who leased the copier. This doesn’t have to be a big deal, but if you are unaware of the responsibility then you could be stuck with charged you weren’t ready for. This can be your plans on hold and put you in a financial bind.
When you are ending a copier lease it’s important to figure out who is in charge of shipping. If it is up to you then start researching early so you are able to get a good deal on your shipping. Waiting until the last minute can leave you scrambling to find a good answer.
If you like your leasing company then you can also negotiate to get a good deal on your next lease. Leasing companies are generally open to picking up your office copier if you agree to sign another copier lease with them. This can be a good deal for both parties.
Shipping a copier is an integral part of your lease that you should not forget about. Doing your part to ensure that you are doing your part is the best way to avoid charges later on.