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6 Recycling Fast Facts to Make Your Business Greener and More Secure

June 16, 2021 / by Shred-it posted in Business Products & Solutions

Did you know that 40% of the waste that goes into landfills is still paper? That’s a lot of paper that isn’t being recycled! Recycling is an important part of the proprietary document destruction process which not only ensures the safe-keeping of sensitive material, it demonstrates Shred-its commitment to safeguarding the environment.

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3 Ways To Protect Against Ransomware

June 9, 2021 / by Ricoh posted in K-12 Education, Business Products & Solutions, Local & State Government, Higher Education, Information Technology

Cyberattacks targeting public agencies and school communities are an increasing threat each year. In 2020 alone there were nearly 1,700 reported cyber threat events spanning all 50 states in the Education field. Although a wide range of attack methods are used, the most common are breaches, hacks and phishing attacks resulting in personal data disclosure, ransomware attacks, and denial-of-service attacks. Below are three key defensive checkpoints to help protect your organization against malicious ransomware.

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Cooperative Buys Help to Keep Pandemic Supplies Flowing in Miami

June 7, 2021 / by Amazon Business posted in Procurement, Business Products & Solutions, Local & State Government

When the COVID-19 pandemic started, Miami’s city procurement team was working long hours purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE), testing labs, testing kits, supplies, services and everything else needed for city testing sites, and any other items needed to address the pandemic crisis.

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How a One Time Shred Could Benefit Your Business

April 29, 2021 / by Shred-it posted in Business Products & Solutions

Trying to keep a workspace organized can be a challenge, and many people don’t realize that as documents and files start to add up, so does the risk of fraud or a data breach. Leaving sensitive documents or electronic devices out in the open could leave them susceptible to the risk of a data breach. 

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6 Travel Trends of 2021

April 23, 2021 / by Uniglobe Travel Designers posted in Business Products & Solutions

As vaccines become readily available in most states, the excitement to get back to exploring new travel destinations is at an all-time high. Uniglobe Travel Designers is anticipating this year to be filled with new best practices and a bit of “growing pains” as the travel industry re-regulates. To help you safely prepare for upcoming travel plans, Uniglobe Travel Designers has six trends to keep an eye out for in 2021.

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6 Ways To Ensure Patients with LEP Have A Seamless Covid-19 Vaccine Experience

March 29, 2021 / by United Language Group posted in Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness, Business Products & Solutions, Local & State Government

At OMNIA Partners, we have seen how important it is to deliver correct and helpful information during this COVID-19 pandemic. United Language Group offers six ways that healthcare facilities can offer a seamless vaccine experience for those with limited English proficiency. By utilizing United Language Group's nationwide cooperative contract that was competitively solicited and publicly awarded, you'll gain access to cost-effective language and interpreting services that help you effectively communicate with the world.

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed a spotlight on the systemic inequalities and lack of access to health care for patients and members with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). Across the care continuum you can find critical touch points where disparities are present but you can also implement ways to make them disappear.

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How to Re-Staff Quickly and Efficiently Without Introducing Risk to Your Organization

December 3, 2020 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Business Products & Solutions

As you navigate how to return to the workplace and balance COVID-19 exposure concerns, finding and hiring talent may seem a bit intimidating.  Acro Service Corporation, our staffing solutions partner, and Accurate, our background screening partner, teamed up for a roundtable discussion on how to re-staff quickly and efficiently without introducing risk to your organization. 

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Travel Management: Are You Getting The Support You Need?

July 21, 2020 / by Uniglobe Travel Designers posted in Business Products & Solutions

Travel is constantly changing. COVID-19 is an ugly example of just how much can change so quickly. And throughout these changes it’s important to have a trusted, meaningful, partnership with your travel management company (TMC).

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Creating a “Customer Obsessed” Culture While Lowering Your Total Cost of Procurement

February 26, 2020 / by Amazon Business posted in Procurement, Business Products & Solutions

When speaking to finance and procurement departments at school districts, I often ask: “Who is the end customer that you serve?” The responses I receive, ranging from administrative assistants, teachers, school boards, and students, vary widely. While there is no single right answer, I’d suggest that they are all customers of procurement. With so many end customers, it’s important to have at least one guiding principle that influences how organizational decisions are made.

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Uniforms In The Workplace: Rent or Buy?

December 12, 2019 / by Prudential Overall Supply posted in Business Products & Solutions

As a business owner or manager, you’ve got to make decisions every day. Large or small, they all have an impact on the health of the business, the happiness of your employees, and those numbers at the bottom of the balance sheet.

Managing uniforms is just one of those decisions. At first glance, uniforms seem like a minor part of business, but where you get your uniforms, what they look like, and how they are handled all have a much more significant effect than you think. For those in the medical industry, they’re tantamount to safety. For those in retail, they’re critical to your brand. For those in hospitality, they’re both at the same time.

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