22May2014

5 Things You Need to Know When Planning a Company Picnic

May is a prime time for planning summer company picnics. A successful company picnic can boost employee morale by making employees feel appreciated and rewarded. In addition, they can help reduce your employees’ stress and promote team building. Before you plan your company summer picnic, there are a few things you should know.

Select a local venue – it can make traveling to the venue easier for your employees.

If you’re local to the Detroit, Michigan area, I can think of…

  • 22 May, 2014
  • Jeff Summers
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30Apr2014

Global OS: Global Goes Green

With the change in seasons from frigid winter to sunny spring, everyone seems to gravitate towards being more eco-conscious. At Global Office Solutions, we do our collective part by doing different things to be as eco-conscious and sustainable as possible.

One of our main green initiatives it to provide different types of eco-friendly products that are made from recyclable materials, from office and breakroom supplies to apparel and stuff for your home.

One of our most popular…

  • 30 Apr, 2014
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21Apr2014

Local Spotlight: Detroit Business Update

Detroit businesses have a reason to be excited. The Michigan economy continues to rebound, and efforts are underway to strengthen the Detroit business community. From small business grants and auto industry jobs initiatives, to new apartment complexes and transportation infrastructure, Detroit is taking major steps to attract and retain both small businesses and large corporations. These efforts promise to produce jobs, fuel the economy and instill confidence and pride in local residents.

Here are just a few examples of why…

  • 21 Apr, 2014
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15Apr2014

Product Spotlight: Swiss Mountain Coffee

Swiss Mountain Coffee is a favorite here at Global, not only for their great taste but also for their great mission. Through production to consumption, Swiss Mountain Coffee sticks to their motto, “Good for the Consumer, Good for the Farmers, Good for the Environment.”

They have a worldly assortment of coffees including flavors such as “Daterra Sunflower Espresso,” “Sumatra Harimau Tiger,” “Blueberry Cinnamon Crumble,” and “Jamaican Me Crazy.”

Our featured favorites include:

Executive Blend

The Executive Blend is a unique blend…

  • 15 Apr, 2014
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02Apr2014

Global Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Andy

For the past 10 years and then some, I’ve had the pleasure of working with our Customer Service Manager Andy Bain. If you’ve ever contacted Global, he may have helped you. Who exactly is this hardworking employee? Get to know him.

  • Prior to working with us, Andy worked in and out of sales for a few different companies, but spent most of his career in the security products industry.
  • Like many of us at Global, Andy has a favorite
15Mar2014

Perk Up Your Office

Increase productivity and put a little perk in your employees’ steps with office coffee service that will keep your employees at they’re best.

Did you know there is a direct correlation between office coffee service and productivity? An article by BizJournals.com states coffee is a very important part of the workday for most employees. “Experts say that depending on how it is handled, coffee can either be a perk that fuels employee morale or an annoyance…

  • 15 Mar, 2014
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11Mar2014

Why Print is Not Dead

The buzz in recent years has been that print is dead, or at least on its way out. Some think that new technology and reliance on digital marketing makes print marketing obsolete. However, custom printing will always be an integral part of a business; including business cards, direct mail, and other print collateral.

According to an article by Marketingprofs.com, direct mail continues to be used heavily, with a 43% share of total local retail advertising. And,…

  • 11 Mar, 2014
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26Feb2014

Top 10 Reasons to Buy Local

Buying Local is a simple concept that has a positive impact on our local communities and the economy as a whole. The most obvious reasons are that it helps the environment, strengthens the economy, and creates a sense of community. Not only does it make you feel good to support your fellow community members but it also benefits you personally.

Here are our Top 10 Reasons to Buy Local:

  1. Helps Mother Earth. Significantly less fuel is burned and less packaging is…
  • 26 Feb, 2014
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14Feb2014

Our Love Affairs with MFPs

There are plenty of options for Business Machines and printers, but some MFPs have captured our hearts here at Global. Every office needs a reliable printer, copier, scanner, and fax machine. So why not have all of these functions in one business machine? When you own a multi-function printer, you don’t need a separate copy or fax machine, as most have fax and copy features built right into them, saving space, time, and money. There are…

  • 14 Feb, 2014
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