Xerox, which manages Procter & Gamble’s worldwide print operations, has been able to help P&G cut operational costs 20-25 percent by helping control when and how printers, copier and fax machines work.
Xerox used Lean Six Sigma to uncover methods to manage a company’s document strategy. Xerox then incorporated the methods within its own operations and at P&G, according to a press release.
At P&G, it’s predicted that the improvements will cut printer-related power usage by 30 percent and paper consumption by 20-30 percent.
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