Due to technological advances, storage discs or CDs have expanded their role in the office supply room, becoming more important than paper in some offices. The ability of a CD to store many types of digital data makes it a useful storage tool. Many offices require a volume of CDs stocked in the supply room at any given time. Depending on the nature of the company, some may use the discs more than others. A CD-R duplication company uses a lot of CDs for reproducing music albums for record labels. Choosing the right CD supplier could be difficult, as there are so many suppliers and each having different levels of service. If you are a company that needs a supply of CDs frequently, then you have to consider a few things before picking a CD supplier.
1. Look into a supplier’s background.
See how long they’ve been in business. A supplier that has been in the business for a while means they are organized and that their workers know exactly what they’re doing. They would have already built a reputation, which you can check up on. You can speak to other companies and find out the level of performance they get from their supplier.
2. Verify the quality of the CDs.
Your company may have a standard for the CDs used, so check the quality of the CDs they offer. You can ask them to send samples of the CDs they can supply you with. If there’s a specific type, then let them know so they can give you the exact product for you to test.
3. Confirm how much can they supply.
It’s better to know beforehand how much a CD company can supply. Your company may require an amount of CDs in stock depending how often you use them and how much stock room space you have. There might be cases wherein you have to increase the number of CDs supplied as your company grows, and it would be better to have a supplier that can grow with you to avoid the need of choosing the right supplier all over again.
4. Check for the supplier’s guarantees and offers.
Suppliers may have certain offers or guarantees for their products and services, be sure to ask them what they can give you. Defective products cannot be avoided, or sometimes services may not be rendered on time, so see what the company will offer to resolve such situations. Check for products and services costs, you may get a better deal if you order in large quantities.
Finding the right supplier is important to ensure that you will have a consistent level of quality for their products and services.